Portsmouth
in Saint John, Dominica

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.583 and -61.467 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 34' 59" and W -61° 28' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - XCD
Spoken languages:
English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:46 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Dominica
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 5:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-17.060 and 122.378 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Morard Community
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Dominica in Caribbean

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Dominica.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Dominica. Last Update: 2020-01-22 07:22:09

Discover Portsmouth

Portsmouth in Saint John with it's 3,633 citizens is a place in Dominica about 20 mi (or 32 km) north of Roseau, the country's capital city.

Current time in Portsmouth is now 08:46 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Dominica with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 6 airports near Portsmouth, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Dominica is Melville Hall Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Morne Trois Pitons National Park in a distance of 55 mi (or 88 km), South-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Colihaut, Wesley, Saint Joseph, Pont Casse and Roseau. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 23% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Thursday, 23rd of January 2020

26°C (79 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Friday, 24th of January 2020

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 25th of January 2020

25°C (78 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Rejens Hotel

Address
1,4 mi
Petite Bai
Portsmouth
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Iso's Bed & Breakfast

Address
2,1 mi
Banana Trail, Picard
Portsmouth
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Champs

Address
2,1 mi
Blanca Heights
Portsmouth
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Atlantique View Resort & Spa

Address
5,3 mi
Anse De Mai
Anse du Me
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mountain View Guest House

Address
1,3 mi
Mountain Breeze
Portsmouth
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Lucy Inn

Address
2,0 mi
Ross Blvd.
Portsmouth
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 08:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


PICARD BEACH COTTAGES

Address
1,2 mi
PICARD ESTATE PRINCE RUPERT BAY
00000 Portsmouth
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ISOS BED AND BREAKFAST-PORTSMOUTH

Address
2,1 mi
BANANA TRAIL, PICARD
00000 PORTSMOUTH
Dominica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Experience from Dominica travel with Calibishie Lodges Establishment.

Published: July 24, 2007
Length: 15:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: calibishielodges

http://www.calibishie-lodges.com : Guest there experiences in Dominica with Calibishie Lodges Establishment in different languages. Beach BBQ - Crab hunting - Relaxing at the Swimming Pool...


Whale Watching on your Dominica travel.

Published: July 24, 2007
Length: 59:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: calibishielodges

http://www.calibishie-lodges.com : Whale and Dolphin Watching excursion by Calibishie Lodges Establishment in Dominica. One of Dominica's greatest natural wonders is not on land, but is...


Hotel in Calibishie Dominica : Calibishie Lodges.

Published: June 29, 2007
Length: 07:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: calibishielodges

http://www.calibishie-lodges.com : Calibishie resort Hotel is a charming retreat, built in a typical Caribbean style.........one of the best Dominica island hotels.......located North East...


Garden from the Calibishie Hotel resort in Dominica.

Published: June 29, 2007
Length: 51:53 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: calibishielodges

http://www.calibishie-lodges.com : Calibishie Lodges Hotel try to maintain an environment, where our guests are not just another number. During your stay you would experience "THE BASE THINGS...


SeaCliff Cottages - Dominica | Cottage #1 - The Studio Cottage

Published: January 05, 2010
Length: 25:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SeaCliffCottages

A video tour of cottage #1 at SeaCliff Cottages in Calibishie, Dominica - the Nature Island of the Caribbean. www.domincia-cottages.com.


Secret Bay Dominica - Luxury Romantic Caribbean Vacation - Zing Zing Villa

Published: January 19, 2014
Length: 49:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Secret Bay

http://secretbay.dm Secret Bay is a small eco-luxury resort with big values. Enjoy a boutique hotel experience and the very best that Dominica has to offer: fresh local organic food, endless...


Portsmouth Secondary School

Published: June 20, 2009
Length: 19:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alan Gamble

brief panorama of P.S.S. in June 2009.


Accident and Emergency Department Project

Published: November 10, 2014
Length: 14:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rotary Club Portsmouth

The Rotary Club of Portsmouth, DM with the help and support of Ross University School of Medicine and in cooperation with the Ministry of Health are undertaking an expansion and upgrade of...


Mr. Tropicano Ice Cream

Published: October 17, 2009
Length: 41:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: davidhaha

The local ice cream truck by Portsmouth, Dominica. Taken at Banana Trail next to Ross University.


Eagle Rays in Dominica

Published: February 23, 2010
Length: 58:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FHPDavid

Our last dive in Dominica but talk about saving the best till last! Out of the blue came some beautiful synchronised swimming by two Spotted Eagle Rays at "Rose Garden" dive site in Douglas...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Portsmouth, Dominica

Portsmouth is the second largest town in Dominica, with 2,977 inhabitants. It lies on the Indian River on Dominica's northwest coast, in Saint John Parish. Cabrits National Park is located on a peninsula to the north of town. Portsmouth has its own sea port in Prince Rupert Bay. Portsmouth was initially chosen as the capital of Dominica, but only served in that capacity in 1760. After malaria broke out there the same year, the capital was moved to Roseau, where it remains.

Located at 15.5683, -61.4564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Dominica, Saint John Parish, Dominica

Cabrits National Park

Cabrits National Park is on a peninsula at the north end of the Caribbean island of Dominica, north of Portsmouth. The park protects tropical forest, coral reefs and wetlands. There are hiking trails and an English garrison called Fort Shirley. Cabrits National Park occupies 1,313 acres (531 ha) and was established in 1986. The word Cabrits means goat in Spanish, French and Portuguese, and is a reference to the animal that has been indigenous to Cabrits.

Located at 15.586, -61.473 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Dominica, Protected areas established in 1986, Peninsulas of Dominica

Picard River

The Picard River is a river in Dominica. It rises on the northern slopes of Morne Diablotins, flowing northwest to reach the Caribbean Sea at Prince Rupert Bay on the country's northwestern coast, close to the town of Portsmouth.

Located at 15.5667, -61.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Dominica

Bell Hall River

The Bell Hall River is a river on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Located at 15.6, -61.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Dominica

Indian River (Dominica)

The Indian River is a river on the Caribbean island of Dominica. It flows to the Caribbean Sea between the town of Portsmouth and the village of Glanvillia. Indian River boat rides are one of tourist attractions of Dominica. Some of the scenes of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest are filmed at Indian River.

Located at 15.5667, -61.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Dominica

Lagon River

The Lagon River is a river on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Located at 15.5833, -61.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Dominica

North River (Dominica)

The North River is a river on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Located at 15.5833, -61.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Dominica

Toucari River

The Toucari River is a river on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Located at 15.5833, -61.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Dominica


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Grand-Anse, Portsmouth