Dominica

Sights and activities in Dominica: from hiking to diving

Dominica promotes itself as the Nature Island of the Caribbean. This small single-island country hosts less sandy beaches or international chain hotels than the other Caribbean island destinations, but it offers spectacular mountain landscapes, superb diving opportunities, unspoiled rainforests, exciting volcanic sites and lively Creole culture instead.[b]The Nature Island.[/b] Dominica is a small island country belonging to the Lesser Antilles in the Eastern Caribbean, and is often confused with the bigger Caribbean country of Dominican Republic. It is a rugged mountainous island with volcanic activity and the world’s second largest boiling lake, and home to many rivers, waterfalls and well-preserved coral reefs. The economy of Dominica relies on tourism and agriculture.