Reasons To Visit Dominica Melville Hall
The island of Dominica is renowned as one of the most beautiful destinations in the world with its incredible beaches, pristine natural landscape and laid-back atmosphere. Many flock to the island simply to get away from it all on one of its serene beaches, while the crystal clear waters off the coast are perfect for activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing. Around the island itself you’ll find a variety of coastal walks and hiking trails which offer a fantastic way to take in the breathtaking scenery, while its towns are also full of life and very accommodating to travelers. Some of the highlights that you must see on the island include the Middleham Falls and the Valley of Desolation, although those who are not up for a grueling hike may prefer to visit Victoria Falls instead.
Arriving In Dominica Melville Hall
Dominica Melville Hall Airport, also known as Douglas-Charles Airport, is the main airport serving Dominica located just 3 km from Marigot. The airport primarily handles regional flights, so travelers from the UAE looking to book flights to Dominica Melville Hall won’t be able to make the journey directly and will have to make a couple of stopovers.
Dominica Melville Hall Airport is a fairly small airport and offers very little in terms of facilities and amenities, so you will want to bring everything you need with you as the airport is severely lacking in dining and shopping options. However, the airport does provide travelers with free Wi-Fi so you can surf the web to help pass the time. Once you have arrived at the airport, you can find metered taxis available just outside of the terminal to take you to your destination for a fair price.
Dominica Melville Hall Travel Information
As a UAE national flying to Dominica, you are entitled to enter the country for up to 21 days on a visa free basis. You will find that temperatures in the country are relatively stable over the course of the year with average highs ranging from 28 to 30 degrees. However, there is a rainy season in the country which begins in August and carries on until December. Be advised that the country is eight hours behind the UAE, while the currency you will need is the Eastern Caribbean dollar. The price of essentials in the country such as accommodation, food and travel are much cheaper compared to the UAE, so you will be able to get by on a tight budget without too much trouble.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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