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New York City, New York
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Secret Bay is a very unique place to stay. We have been to many of the famous Caribbean resorts, but as experienced world travelers, Secret Bay stands out for its tailor-fit service, privacy, and authenticity. The villas are well-designed, inspiring, and offer expansive views. We stayed in Zabuco II, and it was much larger than it looked in the pictures....

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Eustis, Florida
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Imagine sleeping to the sound of waves crashing below and the quiet chirps of the coqui frogs. In the morning, with a cup of hot local coffee and fresh juice, you watch the sunrise from your balcony, the hummingbirds hovering nearby, a yellow bananaquit begging for a crumb of toast, and the iguanas climbing the tree trunks to catch the...

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

Christopher T, thanks for your beautiful description of your Secret Bay experience. Your words are so richly descriptive- I’m sure anyone reading can see themselves here experiencing the sights, sounds, smells and flavours of our unique property. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Megan and Lenita. Thanks for your suggestions. We look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Secret Bay in Portsmouth Dominica has one description... Top class... This is the perfect balance between modern amenities and preservation of the eco-tourism concept. Nestled on a private beach at the entrance to Picard, Portsmouth in Dominica, Secret Bay has the ambience that caters to the best.

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Traverse City
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of six had a amazing time at Secret Bay. Villa Zing Zing was like a home away from home, full kitchen, fully stocked fridge and all the creature comforts of home. Secret Bay and their staff were friendly, helpful and always a step ahead. Our attendant at the villa made sure that we were always taken care of,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent a month at Secret Bay for the third year in a row, this time in one of the new Villas…larger than the bungalows and smaller than the Zambuco villas…perfect size for us. In my past reviews I have discussed the exquisite beauty of the island, the outstanding villas and their top-notch appointments, as well...

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Green Bay WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The reason I said don't go here is because the resort is so quiet, beautiful, and not a tourist trap resort. We rented 2 rooms for a week. Our kids were in one of the tree houses which they loved. We were in Ylang Ylang 1. Loved the huge kitchen and eating area with the large screens. We had them...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place full of the nicest people. If you want to stay in a gorgeous place and interact with people who genuinely care about you stay here. We managed to get a last minute reservation and everything was perfect from the moment we arrived on the island. The villas are amazing, the beds are soft, and the views are breath...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I cannot say enough about our fantastic experience at the Zing Zing villa. From the welcoming staff to the amazing food, everything was outstanding. And Secret Bay planned unforgettable adventures that left us blissfully tired every day!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Dominica for our tenth wedding anniversary. We have travelled a fair amount to developing areas and are accustom to various challenges with parts of the world working on their infrastructure even as they are maturing their tourism. We were delighted to find upon arrival that Secret Bay had unlocked the code. The Ylang Ylang II villa was...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

It was like visiting a fairy tale. The landscape was exquisite, the locals were incredibly friendly, and the food was phenomenal. Secret bay was by far the most romantic place I have ever been! Beautiful views, beautiful sunsets, and such sweet people taking care of your every need! Such a special place! If you have the chance to visit Dominica,...

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

Hi ahouvouras, dreams do come true! We’re glad to be part of your Dominica fairy tale experience. Please return.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • 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
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: €473 - €1,184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Secret Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Secret Bay Hotel Portsmouth
Secret Bay Dominica/Portsmouth
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