Dominica Historic Hotels
Dominica has passed from French to British many times over since it was first discovered.
Dominica architecture is colorful and unique. Like many Caribbean islands, Dominica homes and building show the influences
English, French and Africans
primarily. While some Caribbean Islands architecture have strong Spanish influence Dominica does not.
The African artisans of Dominica broght with then skills in working with wood, stone and soil. They acquired skills in europen construction and
decorative arts and working with wrought Iron
from the European settlers.
Dominica Verandas are noted for fine delicate lace-like victorian styles and elegant parisian effects.
The Same art is found in the Victorian filigree and wood finishes
of even a modest house. Stone and masonry
is used in much of Dominica construction, with disctinctive Dominica style and workmanship.
Here we list a few of links you might like to explore. like list of hotels now build on
old plantation sites and historic places.
Plantations and Pirates
Pirates of the Caribbean 3: 'Dead mans chest' was filmed in Dominica in 2005.
The CBS adventure reality series 'Pirate Master' was filmed in Dominica in 2007.
Many Dominica hotels offer Pirates packages. Fort Young Hotels like
Jungle Bay Resort & Spa "Pirates of the Jungle" special including daily spa treatments
and tours to hidden waterfalls, secret beaches and undersea champagne.