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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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boston
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8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just spent a month being pampered in Secret Bay, the creative work of Gregor Nassief, a remarkably talented, kind and generous host. We stayed in Mapou, a beautifully designed efficiently appointed small cottage completely built by hand of handsome lustrous hard wood. It was snuggled into the hillside preserving as many trees as possible so... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family picked Domenica and SecretBay for our first ever trip to the Caribbean and from the moment we arrived we knew we had found a very special place. Our 5 full days in Domenica were a perfect balance of relaxing at our villa (zing zing) or on one of the decks or beaches at Secret Bay and exploring the... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although it’s difficult to summarize our Secret Bay adventure into a mere paragraph, I’ll do my best to touch on everything worth mentioning. My fiancé and I had planned to visit Dominica with the objective of touring Ross Medical School. When researching where we’d stay, we came across some EXCELLENT reviews/photos of Secret Bay. Needless to say, we ended up... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ill try to put into words what Secret Bay is about but I know that no matter what I write, it will not explain how special of a place it is! Ill start with the worries my wife and I had when we booked this vacation. Would no night life be an issue? Would not having a “resort” pool be... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I struggled to find anything to add to the several excellent comprehensive reviews contributed here by others, but let me try my best. Imagine you had a well-off uncle who really liked you. Imagine he lived on Dominica and felt passionate about sharing the island with you. Imagine he had an amazing villa, perched high atop the cliffs, surrounded on... More 

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Merlinda F, Marketing Coordinator & Concierge at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Boh_1, we would like to sincerely thank you for such an amazing review. I imagine how my life would be if my “well-off uncle” gave me such a treat…touché! We appreciate that you made some time to give us your feedback. Your description of your experience brings joy to our hearts to know how much you felt pampered. Secret... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is almost 2 months late... Where to begin? My girlfriend and I were looking for a place to travel that wasn't overly touristy and wanted to be pampered. We got more than we bargained for! We stayed in the zing zing villa. We had a blast! We rented a vehicle and traveled all over the island. We would... More 

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Merlinda F, Marketing Coordinator & Concierge at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Dear tneconnimyriam, hope you are doing well. Thanks kindly for spearing some time to leave your feedback of your vacation with us. It was really a pleasure hosting you ladies and we’d welcome you back in a second. Nothing makes us happier to know how much you enjoyed yourselves during your time here. Not only had the staff taken care... More 

New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just moved to Dominica and my wife gave me a weekend at Secret Bay as a birthday present. We new the island was beautiful. The people wonderful. But our stay in SB showed us how a top line Hotel can be managed within the virgin nature of the island. From arrival to departure, the staff makes sure you are... More 

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Merlinda F, Marketing Coordinator & Concierge at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Victor P, thanks for making time to leave your feedback and for your delightful comments about our property and design. It’s always good when Dominica residents stay with us as we try to give you a great escape without having to get on a plane  It was our pleasure to take care of you and I am certain... More 

Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a place, true privacy and seclusion with all of the necessary technology should you need to plug in. Great helpful staff that can't do enough for you. Architecturally stunning accommodations. Put it on your bucket list for sure.

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Merlinda F, Marketing Coordinator & Concierge at Secret Bay, responded to this review

John Y, it’s great to know that you had a romantic stay with us. Thanks for recommending us for the famous “bucket list” … We look forward to hosting you again. Kind regards, Merlinda More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have had numerous occasions with friends to describe our vacation at Secret Bay from multiple perspectives. Our love of the forests and nature seamlessly integrated in the ecology through tree-house living, the wonderful and responsive family the owner, Gregor, has created among his staff, the “home-cooking style” and the beauty of an island trying to avoid too much indulgence... More 

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Merlinda F, Marketing Coordinator & Concierge at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Tzipi W, Thanks for your amazing review of our property and the Island by extension. It was our pleasure to host you and your husband. The world is now privy to the “Secrets of Secret Bay”. It’s so nice to know that you are sharing your a la carte experience with those who value your opinion. This means a... More 

New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Concierge service from the moment of arrival at your villa's doorstep. Custom made meals made with Savory Caribbean spices, kayak trips to Secret Beach, vigorous hikes with incredible waterfall payoffs at the end. Secret Bay is a nature lovers paradise

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Merlinda F, Marketing Coordinator & Concierge at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Donnette D, the team would like to thank you for your short yet sweet review. It’s good to know the simple things made it memorable for you. It’s indeed a nature lover’s paradise. We hope to have you and your husband back again. We would like to wish you all the best for 2015. Warm regards, Merlinda More 

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