The Commonwealth of Dominica is known as the ‘Nature Island of the Caribbean’
The Commonwealth of Dominica is known as the ‘Nature Island of the Caribbean’ due to its wide variety of flora and fauna and extensive natural park system, boasting a remarkably unspoiled natural beauty.Its emerald green mountain sides cascade down to the mild Caribbean ocean and are speckled with coconut trees, banana plantations and bright tropical flowers. Dominica is home to the world’s second largest thermally active lake, and boasts hot and cold sulphur springs with healing properties. Dominica is home to the Caribbean’s highest peaks, namely Morne Diablotins, which stands at 1,447m high. The climate is tropical and the terrain rugged and much of the island is covered in rainforest. There are many waterfalls and lakes and 365 rivers. Dominica is also a largely popular location for hiking, scuba diving and whale watching.