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philadelphia
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We have been home from Secret Bay now for about a week and I'm still thinking about what an amazing trip it was! I'll break the review into sections to keep it easy to read: Room: We stayed in Zabuco III. It is the villa on the top of the hill and seems to get less "foot traffic" than the...

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

Hi Sara, that was an easy read! Thank you for giving our potential guests such a clear and concise example of what to expect when they visit us at Secret Bay. We enjoyed having you very much. Anthea, Devon, Ryan, Marvin and the rest of the Team say ‘Hi!' Looking forward to your next visit with your family.

New York
Reviewed November 17, 2015

We had an amazing vacation at Secret Bay. My only regret is that we did not stay longer. We stayed in two of the Zabuco Honeymoon Villas (we had to relocate for our last night). The views are breathtaking, the villas are to die for, the food is spectacular and the service is top notch. The Honeymoon villas are HUGE,...

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

We sure wish you could have stayed longer, but not to worry; we’re here whenever you’re ready to return. At Secret Bay we want you to have the un-hotel experience that makes you feel like you’re the only ones here. So, coming from a world traveler like yourself, these comments mean so much! On your next trip to us, we...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed November 8, 2015

My husband Mike and I took a one week getaway to Secret Bay Resort in Portsmouth, Dominica for a romantic getaway. Needless to say, it was just what we needed and we got an opportunity to enjoy a rare gem of an experience and came away with lasting memories. The resort is the perfect getaway for a newly married couple...

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

Hi Kris. Thanks for the detailed review. We’re so thrilled to know that your stay in Zing Zing made for a “perfect vacation.” Although I am sure you already showered Bianca with your praises, we’ll be sure to tell her again how much you appreciated her attention to your needs. We look forward to seeing you and your husband soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed November 8, 2015

My husband and I recently spent our Honeymoon in Dominica and Secret Bay was our home for 9 days. It truly felt like a home while we were there. The service was impeccable, the accommodations were flawless, and the food was amazing!!! From the moment we stepped off the plane, the Secret Bay team was there to greet us and...

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

Maggie, reviews like yours really touch us to the core. We feel your appreciation and this encourages us to continue to do our best for you and all our guests. We try to be especially accommodating to guests with special food request and are so glad to know you enjoyed all your meals. If you haven’t tried Eric’s gluten-free chocolate...

Reviewed November 8, 2015

Notwithstanding the damage caused by Tropical Storm Erika, Dominica has a gem, a paradise – Secret Bay, secluded but in close proximity to the island’s second town, Portsmouth. Secret Bay is a one-of-a-kind paradise – the caring and attentive staff, the delicious meals, the lush green vegetation, the beaches and amazing sunsets, the peace and tranquility and the ambiance of...

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

Thanks for considering us a ‘gem’ and ‘paradise’ Mike. We couldn’t think of making your stay at Secret Bay and visit to Dominica anything less than stellar. We were happy to spoil both you and your wife. Love from the Entire SB Family

Miami, Florida, United States
Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We have traveled the world over and have never had as an amazing experience as we had at Secret Bay! The staff go WAY above and beyond to ensure that your stay is perfect, and the villas are impeccably gorgeous- they did not spare any expense to create these beauties! From the moment we arrived, the entire staff greeted us...

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

Wow. Wow. Wow. Thank you for this glowing review Rod! Blushing... Gregor sends his regards and Deslyn as well. We truly enjoyed having you and your crew at Secret Bay. It was our pleasure to ensure you had a memorable stay in Dominica. We hope you return with new and familiar faces!

Reviewed November 3, 2015

I can't even describe with words how truly amazing this resort is. We went for 7 nights for our honeymoon and to say this was the trip of a lifetime is an understatement. I travel frequently for work and am quite picky when it comes to accommodations. I thoroughly read all the reviews before booking and they're all true -...

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

Wow! What an absolutely amazing review! You truly captured the essence of both Secret Bay and Dominica. Thank you sooo much for your visit with us and your kind words. It was definitely our pleasure having you. Roseline sends you her love. We can’t wait to meet your family when you return. Big, BIG hugs from all of us!

New York City, New York
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We took our honeymoon to Secret Bay. We wanted to voyage to a tropical paradise, and we found it. The island is remote and less populated than others. Because of this, from the moment the plane lands, you feel a friendliness emanating off of everyone you meet. And at Secret Bay, you are treated with unparalleled service, consistently delicious food,...

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

So glad you found your “tropical paradise!” It’s yours to return to as long as you like. We do try our best to go above and beyond and we are so thankful you felt so well taken care of! We were sad to see you two leave and will be here to welcome you with friendly smiles when you return....

cincinnati
Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was our first trip away from our daughter and we were overwhelmed with the sincerity and extra effort that went into making our trip amazing. Although Dominica has faced adversity through the storm, the experience at Secret Bay remains untouched. Thank you to the wonderful staff who helped create lifelong memories.

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

Our first guests since the storm! Thank you so much for your comments. You guys made great models :-) Thanks for being such good sports.  We are glad that you are back home with your daughter and were overjoyed to cater to your needs while you stayed with us.   Receiving you as our first guests gave us something to...

Bossier City, Louisiana
Reviewed September 26, 2015

Secret Bay was a treat beyond belief. We returned to our beautiful home country – Dominica to celebrate our seventh anniversary with family and friends. We decided to sneak off for some private romantic time and were blown away by this flawless gem tucked away in Portsmouth. The customer service was impeccable, and we were greeted at the gate by...

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

Thanks so much for your review and making Secret Bay a part of your anniversary celebration. As a returning Dominican, we hope your stay with us made your trip even more meaningful. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you here once again!

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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: $515 - $1,266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Secret Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Secret Bay Hotel Portsmouth
Secret Bay Dominica/Portsmouth
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“All of the rooms are great, each is beyond beautiful in how it is designed and maintained.It is quite unique”
mhssand, 2 days ago | Read review
“Zabuco 3 is VERY private and the view is AMAZING!!”
228heatherp, Mar 6, 2017 | Read review
“The Zabuca Honeymoon Villas are outstanding.”
cem450, Feb 28, 2017 | Read review
“They are all different and lovely”
Profb59, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“Zabuca-huge villa with panoramic ocean view. Ylang Ylang- smaller, cozy villa with private plunge pool right outside your door.”
letmetravel14, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
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