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Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

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Newfoundland Estate, Rosalie, Dominica
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Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Kuopio, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I booked 3 nights and stayed for 6, indicating that we enjoyed our stay. The location is gorgeous, the hosts make you feel like part of the family. This is a great location for taking in various hikes like Sari Sari Falls, Wavine Cyrique, and Victoria Falls. Tim was a great guide on the Boiling Lake hike.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed by recommendation of friends and were delighted to find everything was exactly as we hoped. Tim and Sam realised a dream with this peaceful spot and you can tell they enjoy it. We learned the following things: - A day not swam in the Mermaid's river pool is a day lost. - The Carib cottage is very, very... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your stay David. Sorry we couldn't accommodate you for the xmas day hog roast......... please book earlier next time:) Best wishes to you both for 2015 from all of us here at mermaids secret More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing!! Can't recommend Mermaids secret enough. Dominica is the most wonderful island that shouldn't be missed. Mermaids secret is the perfect place to stay. Great location, great hosts, clean and comfortable facilities. We had the best time.

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for this review folks. We enjoyed having you here and I think 'never say no' Phil will always be fondly remembered for the enthusiasm toward the spacehopper challenge.....better luck next time maybe:) cheers and I hope you enjoyed your continued honeymoon Tim More 

Curacao
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have said before us, there is nothing we really can add to the already many raving reviews for this wonderful spot. However I do feel it is a good way of thanking Tim and Sam for starting and maintaining this lovely and excellent accommodation. They are as much a part of the success as the beautiful island of... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Mirjam for your review. We enjoyed having you and your family stay here with us and we are glad you found some tranquility here from the new year fireworks of your home Island. well done for completing the spacehopper challenge also, even if in a slightly unorthodox way :) More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving Tim and Sam at Mermaids Secret was like leaving a couple of friends. A great place to stay begins with great hosts and they truly are. Welcoming, caring and generous. The place itself has also great value with a lovely river pool and nice and clean cottages and yurts. We stayed in the Moon Yurt for five nights and... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for this very nice review. We really do appreciate your feedback on your mermaids secret experience. We enjoyed welcoming you to our new yurt, Moon and hope your continued honeymoon to Granada is fantastic. Thanks for being such good fun guests too:) All the best for 2015 Tim More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Thanks Tim and Sam for making our Third Trip to Dominica and to Mermaids Secret special as always. Just like everyone else has commented on, the real "Secret" in Mermaids Secret is Tim and Sam. They just make it feel like you are visiting relatives who just happen to live on a very Tropical Island. I was fortunate enough to... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks again guys for staying and of course putting this kind review on TA for us. It was of course our pleasure having you back as by now we know it isn't for the hikes or the Mermaids pool but just that you love the Island and Sam's chocolate brownies and buttercream cake:) Next visit though remember to bring your... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

To say our stay with Tim and Sam at Mermaid’s Secret was tremendous would be an understatement. As echoed by other posts, the property itself provides recreation fun with easy access to the scenic river swimming area. Our cabin was clean, comfortable and afforded us a nice view while relaxing on the covered porch area. The dining & bar area... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for this kind review Kevin. we had some fun and of course the 'spacehopper' challenge is still waiting to be conquered so you have to come back just for that, and maybe a few hikes too! I like you comment about our story being a movie. I have often thought we certainly have enough material for a sitcom:) We... More 

Kyle, Texas, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We can't say enough about Mermaids Secret and the owners Tim and Sam. They went out of their way to make sure our stay was memorable. You can truly tell that they enjoy their life and sharing the island with you. Their place is beautifully lush and set in the middle of the jungle with fruit trees and a wonderful... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for writing this review of your stay with us here at mermaid's. We really do appreciate all of our guests kind words and it certainly is very heart warming to get such good feedback. It would be great to welcome you back again of course and maybe then you can finally try out our yurt:) Best wishes Tim More 

Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Well what can i say about Mermaid's Secret? I could go on for ages about the beautiful setting, placed in the middle of the jungle, next to cool refreshing rivers, with an abundance of fauna and flora to admire, or the amazing food home cooked, with no chance of seeing the same meal twice during your stay, or the wide... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks Tom for posting this great review. We really appreciate your kind words. By the time you left I think you had become part of the family too:) Best of luck with your future travels. Alex (aka Snakey) has now got to come out of his xbox cave more often! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband & I stayed at Mermaid secret for 3 nights this June. The Yurt, where we stayed was super comfortable; unique & surprisingly big. The setting was outstanding - the river pools provide tranquil relaxation in the middle of the rainforest & there are jungle treks that you can do right from the site. However, what made our stay,... More 

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MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review folks. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and certainly hope you get the chance to come back for a longer visit next time as there is plenty more to do here. Thanks again Tim More 

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Address: Newfoundland Estate, Rosalie, Dominica
Location: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint David Parish > Rosalie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3

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