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Secret Bay

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tibay, Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
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Frederick, Maryland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to spend our honeymoon at Secret Bay and loved every second of it. They picked us up from the airport with cold towels and fresh snacks in tow and from that point we never looked back. There is no real restaurant on site but every morning we phoned our meal preferences to our attendant and they took care... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Secret Bay in early 2012, and ever since have wanted to come back to relive the amazing experience we had on our first trip to Dominica. We travel fairly frequently, and very rarely return to a destination we’ve already visited, certainly not to the same hotel or resort. Secret Bay so much exceeded our... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My new husband and I honeymooned at Secret Bay this summer, it was in a word perfect. We were promptly picked up from the airport by a friendly staff member who provided us with snacks and a cool towel. We then arrived at the resort and it just got better from there, we enjoyed every minute of it! The villa... More

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I begin? Secret Bay is unlike anywhere I have ever been! An idyllic setting that seems to grow out of the earth itself. Secret Bay is nestled in a secluded setting of seaside forest far from anything that resembles a typical resort. All 6 villas are built from natural green heart wood which adds to the feeling that... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Secret Bay is perfection itself. A boutique getaway in a most romantic setting on a most wonderful island, we could not have asked for more. We spent seven wonderful honeymoon nights at Secret Bay last month and returned to our jobs and urban life completely restored by the sounds of the Caribbean just below our deck, the sights in the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at Secret Bay. From the first email we sent until we left before dawn every touch point was a positive experience. All of the staff were responsive, friendly, helpful and sincere. They could not be faulted!! We stayed in Zambuco III. I understand that all of the Zambucos are identical except for their location. We... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the bungalow, Ti-fey, and it was perfect, with a gorgeous view of the ocean. From the service to the activities, we have absolutely nothing negative to say about Secret Bay! The food was incredible, and everyone was so friendly and wanted to make our stay just how we wanted it. Each day we spent... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you like a state of the art Villa, fully stocked with all of your favorite goodies you requested, overlooking everything good, with your own private pool keep reading. If you like to hike in a jungle like setting, and have the persistence to reach amazing water falls, secret cave swims, and the famous boiling lake, keep reading, if you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

First the flight through the mountains of the “Nature Island “was breathtaking: Secret bay is better experienced than described, we have traveled quite a bit and where we stay is a priority. Secret bay exceeds expectation. , It’s not your typical hotel, no front desk, no reception, just beautiful smiles and warm greetings from the staff when you arrive to... More

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband and I arrived at secret bay on 23rd of June. I have never left the UK before and wow what a place to go! My husband agreed it was like no place he had ever been. The staff were incredibly friendly (and genuine, I never felt they were just being nice because 'it's their job') we stay in... More

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Address: Tibay, Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
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Location: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Secret Bay 5*
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Tucked away on the unspoilt nature island of Dominica, Secret Bay offers sustainable luxury villas and bungalows and is the perfect place for a honeymoon, anniversary or the secluded holiday of a lifetime. Situated on a cliff-top overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Secret Bay is unique in its diversity: two beaches, the magical Cario River, a spectacular sea cave and two distinct micro-climates. Secret Bay is becoming known as one of the best boutique resorts in the Caribbean - and indeed the world - for honeymoons, anniversaries, small family escapes and adventure vacations. In 2012 Secret Bay was selected by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 new hotels in the world, and by The Knot as one of the top 50 honeymoon destinations in the world. ... more   less 
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