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Casablanca, Dominica

Location:       Morne La Coit, Macoucherie, near Salisbury Beach and dive centre - mid west coast.
Description:    A private villa on a plateau overlooking the Caribbean Sea. A private path leads to a secluded beach at the mouth of the Macoucherie River, with the options of both sea & freshwater bathing. The house is elevated & the only access is a short concrete staircase leading up to the balcony. It has 3 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, lounge & balcony/dining area enjoying a sea view with southerly aspect. The lounge & kitchen both open onto the balcony, which has a dining table and chairs. The lounge contains 3 seater settee, armchair, tree slice coffee table & a corner table & shelf with hi-fi & cassette tapes (mostly classical/contemporary) and TV for dvd only. The kitchen has a fridge freezer, gas hob cooker,microwave oven, electric toaster, electric kettle & an assortment of crockery, pans & utensils. From the lounge a generous passage leads past 2 bathrooms, each with WC, whb & shower, to 3 bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a double bed, deep wardrobe & a wall shelf with hooks below, aspect south & east. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds & new wardrobe, aspect east. Bedroom 3 has a double and single bed, wardrobe, aspect north & east. Balustraded seating area on the cliff edge.
Comments:      A modest sized house with floors tiled throughout. Built in 1993 by its English owner, who resides in the UK but visits periodically for a few winter months, who occupied a small apartment below the house till returning permanently to the UK in 2016. It is now occupied by the groundsman. There is hot water to one shower only, no insect screens to windows, though 3 nets are available to hang over beds at night if required. There are stand fans but no A/C, though all bedrooms, having east facing louvred windows, are usually breezy & cool. A tranquil setting enjoying an excellent view of the the coast stretching southwards & beautiful sunsets over the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy a quiet walk or drive along the Macoucherie River valley (short trail to Hobs Hole waterfall) & up Macoucherie Hill. A 15 minute walk to the shops of Salisbury. At nearby Salisbury beach fish may be bought from local fishermen and scuba diving can be arranged with the East Carib Dive Club, where you may relax at their beach bar and daytime restaurant, Chez La Douche. Approx. 100 yards from the house is the Tamarind Tree Restaurant. A private road leads to the main coast road (Portsmouth 35 min., Roseau 30 min., Melville Hall Airport 1 hour, Canefield Airport 20 min.) A good central location, convenient for the natural attractions of the Layou River, Morne Diablotin National Park, Syndicate Trail, Indian River & Cabrits National Park. Good for snorkelling in the surrounding area.
Wifi internet.
October 2012 update: solar hot water system installed
January 2015 update: kitchen upgrade, new curtains, beadspreads
Rates (US$):   fully inclusive
                per day (min. stay 5 days)
                House for 1 or 2 persons        $75.00
                each additional person (max 4)  $10.00
----------------10% discount for stay of 14 days or longer (except at peak periods -
                over Christmas/ New Year, Carnival in February and WCMF/ Independence 
                in late October + early November)

read the following visitor reviews of this venue on our Guestbook page:
Xavier & Joanna
Jack & Paul
Wil & Lily
Nigel & Tania Harrison
Joris & Barbara
Tim & Shelly

Linda & Helmut
Adam & Clare
contact us < Click here to book Casablanca

Advance bookings calender
Last updated: 9th July 2021
Ar = arrival date  D = departure date
Covid update: Dominica had only a handful of cases, no deaths and strict protocols must be observed. Currently all visitors and returnees must have had a covid test within 48 hours prior to their arrival, failing which they will be tested in Dominica, quarantined for 2 days if fully vaccinated or 1 week if not. July update:- covid requirements for vaccinated visitors have been relaxed. For the most up to date information re covid protocol in Dominica, you may visit the discoverdominica website by following this link
July 2021 update
  please note that from 1st December 2021, Casablanca will be re-purposed for family use and remain unavailable until further notice.
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Casablanca - balcony view west

house from clifftop square

clifftop garden

The sea below - great snorkelling

New pictures added below - January 2011

Casablanca, Macoucherie, mid west coast of Dominica

Guests relaxing at Casablanca

Casablanca - lounge

 Casablanca - lounge

Casablanca - from garden

Casablanca - View from veranda

Clifftop square

Casablanca sunset

New pictures added below - January 2015

Casablanca - Kitchen upgraded

Casablanca kitchen and balcony view south

Casablanca - master bedroom

Casablanca - bedroom 2

Casablanca - bedroom 3

Casablanca - Macoucherie River

Casablanca - Salisbury Beach

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Where to stay in Dominica - island-wide accommodation

around Roseau
Roseau Valley & Laudat
mid to north
West Coast
north facing 
North East Coast
East Coast
private villas and apartments
more examples of private, furnished accommodation available for short term holiday rental
-Coffee River Cottages, NE Dominica - US$100 per night for 2 persons--Hodges View Cottage, currently unavailable--North East - Sunrise Gardens, Calibishie, from US$80 per night--La Tye Cottage, Woodford Hill, near Calibishie, NE Dominica - from US$60.00 per night--North West - 2 bed cottage with sea view - available again from 1st June 2015-
-Salisbury, mid west coast, 2 bed apartment from US$60.00 per night--3 bedroomed villa from US$65 per night--mid west coast, 3 bed oceanfront villa near dive centre from US$75 per night--Mero, mid west coast 3 bed apartment from US$75 per night--Mero, mid west coast 2 bed accommodation for max 5 persons 65 per night-
1 + 2 bed apartments, mid west coast, from US$80 per night--cottage annex on private estate, mid west coast - US$70 per night--Tranquility in style - in the cool, forested mountains.--South West - 4 bed villa from US$160 per night--South West 4 bed villa from US$160 per night-
Martin's Suite, Morne Daniel US$105.00 per night--Springdale Apartments, Morne Daniel from US$80.00 per night--3 bed villa, Canefield East, from US$70 per night--2 bed apartment, Roseau Valley, from US$50 per night--1 bed country eco cottage only US$120 per night-
East Coast Region - 2 bed cottage from US$60 per night--Sisserou Lodge - in the hills behind Roseau US$175 per night--Comfort House, near 3 dive centres, SW Dominica - from US$85 per night--Angie's Hideaway near 3 dive centres, SW Dominica, from US$80.00 per night--South West, 2 bed villa near 3 dive centres from US$70.00 per night-
Soufriere Bay - waterfront cottage - from US$60 per night--Garvin's Apartment - 1 bed apartment, Scotts Head, US$50 single, US$60 double--Scotts Head - 1 bed apartment from US$50 per night--Scotts Head - bedsit US$55, 2 bed apartment US$80 per night--2 bed apartment, Scotts Head, from US$70.00 per night-
most of the above offer attractive discounts for extended stays. Click on image for rates, details


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