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Reviewed 16 July 2015

We stayed here on a quiet getaway leaving the kids with family. Getting to the island was the only painful part as not many direct flights. However once we arrived at Secret Bay we were treated exceptionally well, they go to great lengths to ensure you are well looked after and you have a member of staff assigned to you...

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

We are grateful that you appreciate our personalised service. It was our pleasure to host you. Getting to Dominica has improved since your departure, with many flights from major cities with in-transit connections in regional hubs. We will be more than happy to assist you with sourcing the best routes to Dominica whenever you return- and we hope you do!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My husband and I cannot say enough about how wonderful our stay was at Secret Bay! From the resort itself to the food, the adventures and our villa attendant--the service and personal touches were impeccable. We had a disastrous journey to get there due to cancelled flights and an overnight stay on another island due to weather, all completely out...

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

Hi Caitlin, So glad you enjoyed your time with us! Sometimes the unexpected can occur when travelling. Happy to know our team made up for your discomfort and set the tone for the rest of your trip. Secret Bay is perfect for families too and we can’t wait to meet yours!

Roseau, Dominica
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Everything we have read about Secret Bay is accurate- It truly lives up to its reputation., We have stayed in many ‘nice’ places but Secret Bay is definitely the best. It took some to time for me to believe that we were actually in Dominica. However, one of the best experiences was the staff. Most places we have been to...

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

Thanks so much for your review and like family you are welcome back here anytime! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2015

My husband and I cannot say enough good things about Secret Bay. The eco friendly bungalow was the perfect size for 2 and offered a cozy feeling of home while staying in a foreign country. The island is 100% self sufficient so there are mango trees everywhere to pick from; same goes for breadfruit, citrus, ginger root, peppermint and lots...

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

Queen Mercy :-) Thanks for your royal review. Do come again. It will be our pleasure to pamper you.

Reviewed 29 June 2015

Secret Bay was our amazing honeymoon destination. The idyllic location of Secret Bay is an ideal place to watch a magical sunset over the sea or witness the serene beauty of nature. Our Mapou Bungalow felt like home with amenities such as refrigerators, microwaves, washers and dryers which make a stay easier and more cost-effective. Unlike other resorts Secret Bay...

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

Hi Tess, thanks for celebrating your honeymoon with us. At Secret Bay you can indulge in as many (or little) activities as you like. We hope you come again!

Lewisburg, WV
Reviewed 25 June 2015

My husband and I just returned from our 7 night honeymoon in Dominica. Our only regret is having to leave! We stayed in the Ti-Fey treehouse nestled in the hillside and overlooking the beautiful Prince Rupert Bay. We chose Secret Bay primarily because the resort is very quaint...I believe that there are six units total. Although the resort was fully...

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

Hi Erica Sounds like you had a fulfilling vacation; so happy we were a part of it. We hope you make it back too! All the best.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Secret Bay was a bit of a mixed bag for us. The villas are amazingly beautiful. We stayed in one with a plunge pool which we loved. The views are spectacular. The villa has a full kitchen, fully equipped and is very spacious. Everything is meticulously maintained. The property is stunning. The staff is very accommodating and ready to address...

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

Hi Lledfordny, We appreciate your feedback and have noted your concerns. I am pleased to advise that guests who want to engage in activities off property are free to do so and we will assist in recommending rental car companies, restaurants etc… we have found however, that most guests appreciate the personalized service we offer. We hope you can return...

Boston
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We stayed in the Nabuco Villa for 7 nights and we'll never find another room quite like it. It was the ultimate vacation experience for our anniversary. Hopefully in a couple of years, we'll be able to return again.

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

Thanks for the visit, we hope you return again too!

New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Wished we had stayed longer than 6 evenings . . . next time we'll be reserving one of the Zabuco Villas. One of us has bad knees, therefore the adorable spiral staircase in the bungalow was a challenge. Although, ambiance and service made up for everything . . . many times over. Can't wait to return!!

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

Awww… we wished you could have stayed longer too. One thing to note, Zabuco is great but Zing Zing might be an even better option for you next time around as there are few stairs to maneuver to get in and out. We look forward to your return.

Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Dear Secret Bay Team, Our family had an incredible stay with you, it was, bay far, the best holiday we have had together. We appreciated so many things about our stay: the lovely and luxurious amenities, the beautiful grounds, the seclusion that makes you feel far away from reality, dinning on the various sun decks, the scrumptious meals that filled...

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

Hi, Tom, Amber, Jack & Nick, thanks for making us a part of such a memorable time in your family life. We may have to work some Secret Bay magic to have the kids’ wishes come true (wink, wink)… you’ll hear from us soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room Service
  • 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: Portsmouth 00109-8000, Dominica
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: $810 - $1,946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Secret Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Secret Bay Hotel Portsmouth
Secret Bay Dominica/Portsmouth
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“US currency is accepted all over the island. There is an exit tax when leaving the island. $23 per person.”
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“Every villa is amazing-some are larger than others. All of them are private and it's like you're on your own.”
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