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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We’re already counting the days until we return to Dominica and stay at Secret Bay. My husband, daughter and I have been fortunate to travel to many beautiful places around the world this year and Dominica takes top prize for its natural beauty, friendly people, rich culture, adventurous activities and “off the grid” getaway appeal. There just aren’t many places...

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

Hi Kccools, this is such a great description of Dominica- we love it! At Secret Bay, Zing Zing is a favourite for families and we’re happy to know it met your needs. We want all our guests to be able to retreat into luxury but at the same time not be too far of the grid than they’d like, hence...

Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Returned last week from spending a week at Secret Bay and staying in the Zing Zing Villa with my husband and 10-year old son and I'm still overwhelmed with gratitude for being able to not only experience this myself but also for our son. We had to take him out of school for 8 days for this trip and admittedly...

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

Hi ekcool, we’re grateful to you and your family as well. You were wonderful guests to host. We’re so touched by your son’s love of the island. We’ll certainly pass on his tagline to the tourism authorities- who knows where it will reach? His immersion in nature is an experience he will hopefully remember for a long time … but...

Reviewed 31 December 2016

I first experienced Secret Bay on a solo trip in 2015 and just returned from my second trip there, this time a 7-night stay with my wife and 10-year old son. We stayed at Zing Zing and had the most spectacular time. From the moment we arrived till the very second we left made up the best moments of this...

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

Hi Brian. It was indeed a pleasure meeting your family this time around. Your son is so adventurous. He just amazes me. Eric, Gemma, Ryan, Lenita, Jess and the rest of the Team send their greetings. We’re thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your annual visits and to watching your family grow with us over...

Reviewed 31 December 2016

The most amazing place to stay in Dominica. Professional and friendly staff that take care of all your needs. We stayed at the Mapou Bungalow and it was amazing, the view was amazing, everything was amazing!!! It was the best place we stayed in our two weeks of honeymoon in Dominica. They offer free sport gear such as kyaks, snorkles,...

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

We love welcoming honeymooners to Secret Bay! Helping you celebrate this special moment and making memories to last a lifetime is truly a joy for us. We hope you come back for another special occasion. We will be waiting with warm hearts and friendly smiles.

Oxford, Mississippi
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our stay in a Secret Bay bungalow (April 2016) was absolutely perfect. Well appointed, comfortable, beautiful view! Staff went above and beyond at every turn. Food was amazing! Not to be missed - Saturday morning market, hike to the Boiling Lake (but not for the casual outdoorsman), paddle to Secret Beach and snorkeling, Middleham Falls, and letting yourself totally unwind...

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

Thanks so much for this review. The entire team is so humbled by your satisfaction with our resort and the service we offered to you. We’re happy you also enjoyed your off property excursions. Dominica has a lot to offer and we hope you come back to experience the island while making us your home away from home.

Slidell, Louisiana
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We came here on our honeymoon. We spent a total of 10 days in paradise. The villa is beautiful, the private chefs make very delicious food, and the amenities and adventures are endless! If you need a taxi to anywhere ask for Rohan, very friendly and really looks to make sure you have the best possible experience! And don't miss...

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

mlupar- thanks for sharing your special occasion with us. We were so happy to welcome you here and are thrilled that your 10 days with us met your expectations. Rohan says ‘hello” and Reggae night is still skankin’! see you on your next trip here. !

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My wife and I love traveling to different locations every year just to experience different cultures, sites and experiences BUT when you find perfection, you stop looking! That is why we have gone back to Secret Bay two years in a row and plan on visiting again! My last review titled "don't think twice" from our first visit goes into...

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Hi John, thanks so much for returning to Secret Bay. We truly love it when guests return and are encouraged by reviews such as yours to continue working towards our goal of meeting and exceeding the expectations of all our guests. We’re excited to see you a third time.

Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My family and I stayed for 7 nights at Secret Bay this December, and words can hardly describe the wonderful experience we had both at Secret Bay and exploring the beauty of Dominica. We stayed in the two room Zing Zing Villa and it immediately felt like home when we arrived and were greeted with smiles. First off, you can...

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

Hi runwicked. This comprehensive review of your stay really sums up the family experience at Secret Bay. Thanks for your personal descriptions of the Zing Zing unit, the service and the various other aspects of your time with us. The highlights from your experiences with our external partners, Dr. Birdy and Fire is so satisfying to us. We love working...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I recently visited secret bay with a few of my girlfriends for a bachelorette getaway. We had the time of our lives! The staff were all so gracious. The design and the hotel was exceptionally beautiful. And all the activities arranged: honking boating etc were a blast. Not to miss!

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Higvdes Thanks so much for your reviews and your visit. We hope you guys come back again!

Port of Spain, Trinidad
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The setting of Secret Bay is wonderful. The panoramic views from our villa took in the rainforest sweeping down to the sea, and we were even able to see Guadaloupe in the distance.Our first impression was of nature, with beautiful tropical vegetation growing all around the villas, and within a few minutes walk we could visit two beaches. Our favorite...

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

Hi Duff we appreciate feedback from our Caribbean based guests. Coming from another beautiful, tropical island, it’s sometimes easy to take our surroundings for granted. That you found us wonderful and one of the best in the Caribbean means a great deal to us. Thanks so much. Hope you visit us again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: $663 - $1,619 (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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“I only slept on the first bungalow and it was nature at its best. Ambiance pathway lights and view from sea and mountains”
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