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Travel Trend: In Endless Pursuit of Nature

Now, more than ever, travelers are seeking remote destinations to immerse themselves in the healing powers of nature, and Fort Young Hotel — situated on the aptly named “Nature Island” — is the ultimate locale for those seeking the call of the wild. Whether you want adrenaline-pumping exploits amid Dominica’s lush rainforest or serene water adventures to nourish the mind, body and soul connection, here are some of the many island experiences that await you at Fort Young Hotel.

The Curative Power of Water

Water has the incredible power to help heal, both physically and spiritually. At Fort Young Hotel, water is nearly everywhere you look, waiting to be experienced in many shapes and forms, including:

Wildlife Watching

Nature isn’t limited to plants and water; it includes all kinds of wonderful wildlife. During your stay, you’ll have opportunities to see a diverse array of animals on land and see. Guided animal-watching excursions include:

Other excursions where you’ll likely see animals — though it’s not the sole purpose of these — include:

Extreme Adventuring

Immersing oneself in nature isn’t limited to low-key experiences. For the adrenaline chasers, here are some heart-pumping opportunities, through Fort Young Hotel or elsewhere on the island:

  • Canyoning through lush rainforests, waterfalls, and rock formations 
  • Jet skiing, flyboarding, kayaking or other water sports 
  • Horseback riding
  • Inner tube or paddle boating tours down the Roseau River (or the Indian River if venturing farther north) 

However you choose to experience nature during your Dominica stay, we hope it brings you a much-needed break from everyday life. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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