Escape to a Private Nature Retreat at the InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa

The hotel boasts a guest-favorite spa with authentic Asian bungalow-style treatment rooms and rainforest surroundings.

The pool and ocean view at the InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa.

Escape to the InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa, a hidden gem hotel located in the idyllic Portsmouth in the commonwealth of Dominica, where ultimate privacy meets a stunning nature retreat.

Indulge in remarkable luxury accommodations with breathtaking panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. The resort’s prime location provides easy access to explore the island's numerous cascading waterfalls, natural hot springs and breathtaking beaches, including those with sugar-white and black sand, and rivers filled with exciting water activities. Here you will never run out of things to do or sights to see.

The hotel is located directly adjacent to historic Cabrits National Park, filled with challenging hikes leading to magnificent views. After a long day of exploring, the spa, surrounded by rainforest trees, is the perfect place to recover for some well-deserved R&R.

Aerial view of InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa.

The hotel is committed to protecting the authenticity of this pristine eco-tourism paradise while offering an enriching, contemporary guest experience that strikes a natural balance between land and sea.

Satisfy your appetite with the resort’s fresh sea-to-table and farm-to-table cuisine offerings, providing a delightful culinary experience. The guest-favorite Rumfire Bar offers a large collection of “Barmacy” drinks—local medicinal mixtures of Dominica rum, local herbs, spices and fruits that you can’t get anywhere else.

The Rumfire Bar at the InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa..

Take a trip to the the Pointe Baptiste Estate and indulge in an exciting and delicious chocolate factory tour. From the house’s veranda, you can see a clear view of the sea as well as the islands of Marie Galante, the Saintes and Guadeloupe.

Discover the resort’s surroundings from a new vantage point when you saddle up and horseback ride though one of the world’s last remaining oceanic rainforests or swim with a horse in the Prince Rupert Bay.


Those who choose to spend a day in the hotel’s magnificent 18,000-square-foot spa will not be disappointed by the breathtaking rainforest surroundings and unique, authentic Asian bungalow-style treatment rooms.

Outdoor spa.

Outdoor spa.

The spa is one of the hotel’s most popular in-house activities and boasts a number of wellness treatments and massages influenced by the island and its rich history and tradition.


The hotel has multiple options for in-resort dining:

  • The Cabrits Market provides a taste and ambience of Dominica’s vibrant colors and flavors that are indicative of a traditional Creole market.
  • The Kwéyòl Beach Café, situated adjacent to the main pool, presents a laid-back charm specially designed for those who appreciate sophisticated simplicity. The beachfront cafe offers a casual menu of Creole dishes and international cuisine and is the best place to watch the sunset.
  • The Rumfire Bar offers a large collection of “Barmacy” drinks— medicinal mixtures of Dominican rum, local herbs, spices and fruits. Whether you’re in the mood for a night cap, cigar or looking to mingle, the Rumfire Bar is the perfect way to wrap up a day in paradise.
  • The signature Bonsai Restaurant features a menu of popular Asian culinary choices that are all fresh sea-to-table or farm-to-table.
The pool and swim-up bar at Kwéyòl Beach Café.

The pool and swim-up bar at Kwéyòl Beach Café.

Signature sights

Cabrits National Park 

Lucky for nature lovers, history buffs or hiking enthusiasts, the resort is located directly adjacent to the Cabrits National Park, which was established in 1986. The park protects tropical forests, coral reefs and wetlands and is also home to Fort Shirley, an 18th-century stronghold and UNESCO World Heritage site. The spectacular view down to the Prince Rupert Bay is unlike any other on the island and includes a clear view of the remains of a volcanic crater on Dominica’s northwest coast.

Hot Springs

Dominica is home to the world’s second-largest hot spring, Boiling Lake, located in the Morne Trois Pitons National Park. The Valley of Desolation and the Boiling Lake is approximately a three-hour long hike in each direction. At the highest point on the trail, you will see panoramic views of multiple mountains.


Dominica is home to a variety of common and rare plants, animals and bird species. During your stay at the resort, you may spot iguanas, sea turtles, the endangered crapaud frog, hundreds of species of reef fish, the endemic Imperial parrot and sperm whales. More than 1,000 species of flowers can also be found across the majority of the island that is covered in forest.


How do I get to the hotel?

The Douglas-Charles Airport is about a 55-minute car ride from the resort. Taxis and car rental services are available.

What are the hotel rates?

Rates range from $600 to $800 per night and include complimentary Wi-Fi and self-parking. The hotel offers a variety of options in its 151 rooms, suites, duplexes and villas.

The Presidential Villa Suite at the InterContinental Dominica Cabrits Resort & Spa.

What amenities are included?

Amenities include dining outlets and bars, a full-service spa, a fitness center, tennis courts, four pools, babysitting services and a children’s club (for an additional fee).

How do I contact the hotel? 

Phone number: +1 (767) 445-1000

Instagram: @InterContinentalDominicaResort

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Ananya Panchal


Ananya Panchal is a NYC-based Lifestyle & Trending News writer at SI Swimsuit. Before joining the Swim team, the Boston University Alum worked for culture & entertainment beats at Bustle, The San Francisco Chronicle and the TODAY Show. When Ananya is not writing or doom-scrolling on social media, she can be found playing sudoku, rewatching One Tree Hill or trying new restaurants. She's also a coffee and chocolate (separately) enthusiast.