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Secret Bay

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Tibay, Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Simply marvelous! The service was really splendid. Very nice, hospitable people. The resort is very luxurious and everything was just beautiful; the spot and the scenery. Actually it was a jaw-dropping experience. I really enjoyed my time there. It's private and it's now my secret getaway. I definitely plan to visit again in the near future. Thank you secret bay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at the exquisite Secret Bay on our first trip to Dominica recently. There are not enough words to express how stunning, well appointed and attention to detail this resort offers. The grounds and villas are gorgeous, food incredible and service is stellar to say the least. We are so grateful to Marvin and staff for... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a very private vacation in one of the most beautiful and secluded places in the Caribbean, then Secret Bay is the place for you. From the spectacular views of the Zabuco Honeymoon Villa and night after night of amazing sunsets to the very private beach of Secret Bay to the wonderful food and outstanding service, our... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Secret Bay is one of Trip Advisor's Top Caribbean Hotels and rank in the top ten for Romance in the Region. This is in large part due to the feedback we get from guests such as yourself GlobTrotrJr. Thank you for the lovely review, we truly appreciate it and are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope... More 

Jackson, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My wife and I had a spectacular anniversary trip to Secret Bay for a week in late May/early June. We stayed in the original Zabuco Honeymoon Villa I. It sits high over the ocean at the end of an outcropping. The views were beyond belief, and the villa was impressive. Complete kitchen, in-room tub, a shower that opens to the... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much dhpelan59! Aren’t the views from Zabuco Honeymoon Villa I just so amazing? We’re thrilled you enjoyed your “quiet time” at Secret Bay. Thanks for the high recommendation. We truly appreciate it and loved your company. Hope you return! More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Dominica is AMAZING! beauty, people, culture, location- all of it. Secret Bay is even better. If you pick one thing to do this year in terms of spoiling yourself choose Secret Bay. We stayed in both Ti-Fey and Zabuco I (on the cliff). Both are different and both are great. You'll be happy with both. Zabuco has its private pool... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much jillr1313. I feel your enthusiasm through the screen! We love knowing that after their departure, our guests have fond memories of their stay with us. Whenever you need to decompress and pamper yourself again, make sure to give us a call. It will be our pleasure to attend to your needs. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you are seeking secluded luxury, then this is for you. Each of the villas is separate and in fact you can (as we did) go for days without seeing other guests. Our "room" on stilts with the private pool below had stunning views over the sea from the cliff top. It is a fully equipped apartment with kitchen, terrace,... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

You’re right Hugh D. Guests tend to feel like they are the only ones here at Secret Bay when they visit. That’s because your need for privacy, seclusion and relaxation is at the forefront of all we do. For our experienced villa attendants and the rest of the team it really comes naturally. Glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My sister and I celebrated her 50th birthday at Secret Bay in Dominica. It was truly one of the best hotel experiences we've ever had! The villas are built to surround nature with the most wonderful views and the staff of Secret Bay makes you feel at home away from home. The hotel services felt customized just for us -... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Margaret! thanks so much for your visit. Please give our regards to your sister. Fifty years is a big milestone; we were thrilled to be part of your special celebration. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team and our guides as well. See you when you get back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I truly couldn't have asked for a better surprise. It was a honeymoon and anniversary wrapped in one. We spent our time at Secret Bay in Zabuco Villa. The villa managed to combine sophistication while keeping it very natural. One of my most memorable experiences was the tub that was placed with a view of the Caribbean sea and the... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Souyenne D. Zabcuo is indeed the perfect place for a honeymoon and anniversary getaway- spending sweet moments with the one you love. The views, the personalised service and the scrumptious food all combine to make it oh so special. Do return for another special occasion, we hope to make it just as memorable. More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I am just back from a truly amazing visit and adventure at Secret Bay in Dominica! As an architect, I was extremely impressed with the design execution of the bungalow and villas floating in the tree canopy with perfectly cleared views to private beaches and the Cabrits National Park on the ocean horizon. It felt as if you were living... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

We are super honoured to have all our villas, including our new Ylang Ylang Honeymoon Villas I and II designed by famed architecht Fruto Vivas; and it gives is great pleasure to read your comments, especially considering that you to are an architect. Apart from being visually stunning, the units are built with the highest standards and are extremely safe.... More 

Roseau, Dominica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

My husband and I were fortunate enough to win a prize of a long weekend at Secret Bay in May of this year. Although we live in Dominica, we had no idea this amazing jewel was tucked away, lending itself to truly be a Secret Bay. We were greeted by 3 members of staff with such warmth and friendliness that... More 

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Ayeola G, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Secret Bay, responded to this review

Hi Norma. It was our pleasure to welcome you and your husband to Secret Bay and to take care of you both during your time with us. We love having locals stay on property- you are some of our best salespersons! Glad you’re thinking of coming again. We’ll be here to welcome you. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 2013 Secret Bay was chosen as the number one luxury resort in Caribbean by Islands Magazine; and its Zabuco Honeymoon Villa was voted as having the 3rd sexiest bedroom in the world at the Smiths Awards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secret Bay

Address: Tibay, Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
Location: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: $521 - $1,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Secret Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Secret Bay Dominica/Portsmouth
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