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Secret Bay

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Tibay, Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Look no further for the best place to vacation in your life. My husband and I arrived June 2nd for 5 nights and were greeted at the airport by the kindest staff ever, with dried fruit and cold water. Anna and staff met us at the Zing Zing and we were blown away with the amazing feel of the place.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even MORE breathtaking than the online photos and magazine articles! You MUST stay in Zabuco Villa as it is worth every penny! Sit on the veranda like royalty and take in the panoramic view of the tranquil ocean, watch majestic birds flying overhead and sailboats float off in the distance, feel perfect ocean breezes, and listen to the rhythmic whoosh... More

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Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Secret Bay is the perfect place to base yourself for a visit to the Nature Island. Anna was lovely and helpful with organizing our sightseeing. Zabuco II was expansive with a great view and complete privacy. Hiking, waterfalls, whale watching and fantastic birding with "Dr. Birdie" are just a short distance away.

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Petit-Bourg, Guadeloupe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a place to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary...(and that could potentially be our "Honeymoon" spot since we didn't really had one...)... Secret Bay in Dominica sounded nice: 30 minutes flight, an Island of beautiful nature coupling mountains, beaches, and rivers...a very private hotel providing a bungalow in the middle of nature, flanked on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turning 50 is a significant milestone that deserves celebrating. I continue to remember my 50th birthday which was a month long celebration. April 25th 2014 was my beautiful wife Nella’s 50th birthday. With few options of special things to do on Dominica that may create a life time memory, a weekend stay at the Secret Bay Resort dominated my ideas.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our first trip together and loved our time in Dominica - it has old-Caribbean flavour and really is an Eco paradise. Secret Bay was our treat at the end of this trip - and it surpassed our expectations in many ways. The architecture and furnishings of our private tropical bungalows combined the best materials and styles from the region with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This has to be one of the most incredible and memorable places we have ever visited. If you are looking for literally a secret haven experience this is it. And why rent extremely priced villas in the caribbean when you can stay at the stunning Zabuco villa perched atop your own private cliff. We got to tour the Zabuco villa... More

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Viera, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had booked the trip as a last minute surprise getaway for my boyfriend and me. I had no prior knowledge about Dominica and had booked the trip solely from the great reviews I had read about Secret Bay—it couldn’t have been a more perfect trip. Anastasia was wonderful and had helped me throughout the entire process from the booking,... 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:4 star — Secret Bay 4*
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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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