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Manicou River

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last stay of 4 nights on Dominica and this establishment gets my vote for most professional from the ground staff to the host and hostess. Fantastic restaurant and staff. Great for organising local guides and in-house massages. Perfect scenery and beautifully appointed rooms. Really appreciate the good quality, natural and clean mosquito nets. Ecoluxury.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I visited Dominica to celebrate our 10 year Anniversary. Manicou River Resort was exactly what we wanted; we were able to enjoy the island in an eco-friendly way with lots of luxurious touches. We especially enjoyed the wonderful dinners and creative cocktails, made from locally sourced products. I loved the locally made bath products, and even purchased... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Marry an eco-lodge with a luxury boutique hotel, locate it in the Garden of Eden, on a hill overlooking the ocean …and you have Manicou River Resort on Dominica. We just returned from four days at Manicou River and the only unpleasantness we experienced was that we hated leaving. The views were breathtaking—from our room or from the bar and... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We stayed a week in April 2016. We loved the cottage which had everything we needed for a luxurious retreat in the nature, including an open wall and a view that must be one of the best views in Dominica. Kate and Patrick were excellent hosts who helped us plan meals and excursions and answered all our questions. Our best... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

My husband and I visited Dominica for our honeymoon. We did not stay here, but went to dinner at the restaurant by recommendation of our guide. It was AMAZING! The view was spectacular and the food was by far the best we had on the island. They also have really interesting flavored rums that were very fun to try and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

It has been two weeks since we returned from our stay at Manicou and our hearts are still in Dominica! Many thanks to Kate, Patrick and staff who, not only provided wonderful, eco-friendly accommodations, but also arranged guided hikes and activities. Our cabin was both spacious and comfortable while affording us a fantastic view of Prince Rupert Bay, Cabrits National... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We just returned from Manicou. Can't say enough about the location, views, food and hosts. Rooms were everything promised - spacious, clean and open to all the natural beauty that is Dominica. Dinners were enjoyed with an incredible view of the Caribbean Sea and all the local flavours available - fish, veg, fruit, spice. Host Kate and Patrick attention to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Our Manicou River stay was an experience to remember, and hopefully repeat. The accommodation is breathtaking - the cottages are very comfortable, completely off the grid and beautifully built from local material, with wonderful views over the Caribbean Sea and Cabrits National Park. Kate and Patrick are fantastic hosts, with a huge amount of knowledge of Dominica and the surrounding... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The only conceivable reasons that Manicou does not have more excellent reviews are that 1) only three couples stay there at a time and 2) people want to keep the place a secret so that they can have it to themselves. Manicou really lived up to its stellar reputation. Kate and Patrick go above and beyond to make sure their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

The most gorgeous view with a property to match! The owners, Kate and Patrick, found a little piece of paradise and have made very careful decisions on how to make it accessible to their guests without spoiling it's natural beauty. It felt like every little detail fit so properly into place and there was always just the right amount of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT SINCE APRIL 2013. Manicou River is a collection of hand-crafted wooden cottages perched on the mountainside high above Douglas Bay and the Cabrits National Park on the beautiful, pristine island of Dominica. Our view is one of the best on the island, taking in mountains, the Caribbean Sea and the small town of Portsmouth below. We offer a simple, relaxing, nature experience with just the right touches of luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manicou River

Address: Tantan, Portsmouth, Dominica
Location: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: $257 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manicou River 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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Also Known As:
Manicou River Eco Hotel Portsmouth
Manicou River Dominica/Portsmouth
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