Staying at the rainbow guest house turned out to be a great decision. It's right in the village, yet quiet. The house is older, and the upstairs apartment is lovingly restored, with a veranda overlooking the ocean. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare the meals we weren't eating at the adjacent Rainbow Restaurant (which is closed on Mondays). There are two small grocery stores in walking distance. But the real reason to stay there if you can is Molly, the owner -- a delightful, extremely gracious hostess who went above and beyond our expectations to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. She grew up in Calibishie, then spent many years abroad before returning to Dominica, and she generously shared stories about her life with us. We very much enjoyed our experience and hope to repeat it soon.
Perfect place that has a little bit of everything. Right on the sea with your own little beachfront patio, coconut tree and hammock. Close to everything in Calibishie (including the small but very helpful tourism office), restaurant, supermarket, atm etc. The apartment itself really has everything, including a well-equipped kitchen.To top it all of Molly (the owner, who actually grew up in the house and renovated it completely two years ago) is such a sweetheart. So generous, attentive and helpful. I was only there for two nights but I really felt at home. Hope to be back!
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Molly is a fantastic host. She has lovingly prepared two cozy apartments, as if for her own family, offering all the comforts of home and makes you feel oh so welcome. ...the most delicious coconuts EVER, harvested right from the tree, sumptuous sunsets and stargazing from the bamboo swing-bed on the beach, candlelit dinner feet-in-the-sand...all made for a fantastic stay at Rainbow! Also, so close to one of the best natural pools on the whole island...Chaudiere...not to be missed!
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