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Secret Bay

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Tibay, Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a wonderful week at Secret Bay in August. This resort is truly dedicated to making every guest's experience perfect. I would compare the service here to a five star beach hotel anywhere else in the world. We had an amazing time and will be back. Merlinda attended to every detail of our stay- from arranging... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Visiting Secret Bay was without question one of the most uniquely wonderful experiences my wife Katie and I have ever had. This was our first time visiting Dominica and this place is such a hidden gem in the Caribbean! The scenery on the drive in to Secret Bay was so beautiful, lush rainforests and crystal clear waters, just what we... More 

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited Dominica for the first time for our 25th anniversary. This was a special trip for us and Secret Bay, coupled with the island itself and the Dominican people, helped make it an incredible experience. The villa (Zabuco villa 3) was beautifully crafted and fully outfitted with very nice kitchen appliances and air conditioning, although we only used AC... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed here on a quiet getaway leaving the kids with family. Getting to the island was the only painful part as not many direct flights. However once we arrived at Secret Bay we were treated exceptionally well, they go to great lengths to ensure you are well looked after and you have a member of staff assigned to you... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I cannot say enough about how wonderful our stay was at Secret Bay! From the resort itself to the food, the adventures and our villa attendant--the service and personal touches were impeccable. We had a disastrous journey to get there due to cancelled flights and an overnight stay on another island due to weather, all completely out... More 

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Roseau, Dominica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Everything we have read about Secret Bay is accurate- It truly lives up to its reputation., We have stayed in many ‘nice’ places but Secret Bay is definitely the best. It took some to time for me to believe that we were actually in Dominica. However, one of the best experiences was the staff. Most places we have been to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I cannot say enough good things about Secret Bay. The eco friendly bungalow was the perfect size for 2 and offered a cozy feeling of home while staying in a foreign country. The island is 100% self sufficient so there are mango trees everywhere to pick from; same goes for breadfruit, citrus, ginger root, peppermint and lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Secret Bay was our amazing honeymoon destination. The idyllic location of Secret Bay is an ideal place to watch a magical sunset over the sea or witness the serene beauty of nature. Our Mapou Bungalow felt like home with amenities such as refrigerators, microwaves, washers and dryers which make a stay easier and more cost-effective. Unlike other resorts Secret Bay... More 

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Lewisburg, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I just returned from our 7 night honeymoon in Dominica. Our only regret is having to leave! We stayed in the Ti-Fey treehouse nestled in the hillside and overlooking the beautiful Prince Rupert Bay. We chose Secret Bay primarily because the resort is very quaint...I believe that there are six units total. Although the resort was fully... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Secret Bay was a bit of a mixed bag for us. The villas are amazingly beautiful. We stayed in one with a plunge pool which we loved. The views are spectacular. The villa has a full kitchen, fully equipped and is very spacious. Everything is meticulously maintained. The property is stunning. The staff is very accommodating and ready to address... More 

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