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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.

WEST YORKSHIRE
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Love this place...the rooms are very well equipped with quality items....perfect for a romantic getaway in a very peaceful and beautiful place. We didn't utilise the offer of the chef but I know he is very well regarded on the Island and have eaten his food elsewhere. So I could still highly recommended this option if you need the extra...

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

We are pleased to know that you’ve found a ‘serene paradise’ in Secret Bay. Please come again. We’d love to have you here once more.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I first visited Secret Bay in April of 2016. We loved it so much that we returned in October 2016. Spending time in the Caribbean is what we love to do, especially island hopping. This time we decided to spend an entire week and stayed at the new residential villa. Secret Bay is the best of the...

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

Hey Travellingpinkhat, thanks so much for your visits - twice in the same year! You guys are awesome! You were one of our first Ylang Ylang guest and we were so thrilled to share this new addition to Secret Bay with you. We certainly look forward to your return. Lenita and the rest of us say “hi.”

Massacre, Dominica
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Sometimes you can't find the words to describe your experience. This was the case when I spent 3 nights in June at Secret Bay. From the time I reached to the minute I left I was in a real dream. Every time I travel I always looking at the details ( I'm an architect) and here I couldn't find anything...

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

Hi Claude, you did find the words! Thanks for the feedback, we do appreciate and look forward to having you here again; and this time make sure to explore Secret Beach and the sea cave at your leisure.

West Point, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My husband and I honeymooned at Secret Bay, staying in the Zabuco 3 villa, and it was the perfect choice! Secret Bay is secluded enough to make you feel off the grid and supremely relaxed; however, it still offers all the amenities/luxuries you want from a high end resort. The two things we will remember most about our stay at...

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

Hi guys… We miss you two lots and lots. Thanks for the detailed review. We are heartily encouraged by your feedback on the excursions, the food and the resort overall. We also appreciate your tip to future guests on travel. Though it’s not a frequent occurrence from San Juan, delays do occur. The wait for luggage is eased somewhat if...

Reviewed 27 December 2016

Secret Bay in Dominica is one of those places where you HAVE to come back. I organized full on proposal to my fiance' at Secret bay and Lenita and the Secret Bay crew helped me organize it all and it was perfect! The place is amazing and the actual bay and it's views are breathtaking. We will definitely be back...

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

Hi Jeff. It was our pleasure to assist you in creating the perfect setting for you to pop the big question. Lenita went ‘all out’ to take care of each little detail for you. I know she wanted it to be an unforgettable moment for you and your fiancée. We’re glad to know you and your bride to be will...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This was our second visit to Secret Bay Resort......the first visit was in February 2016. This time we stayed for 10 nights and enjoyed it tremendously. Please refer to my initial review for details. This visit we stayed in Zabucco and were very pleased with the view...more than 180 degrees of sea, sky, views of Cabrits and Portsmouth. Sunsets were...

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I discovered this place and celebrated our 45 wedding anniversary here! He is still saying it was PHENOMENAL😍The first 5 nights we stayed in the Zing Zing 2 BR villa with our daughter and her husband and thought it couldn't get better. Well I was wrong: they moved us to the Honeymoon Villa for another 5 nights...

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

Linda, thanks for the great review! We’re honoured at being a high point in your 45 year marriage. We hope you come back to celebrate many more milestones with us. Here’s to many more years of love and memories together.

Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Secret Bay was the perfect way to celebrate our 20th Wedding Anniversary! After much research on the Caribbean, we decided that Dominica was the ideal island for us! We were looking for a place with tremendous natural beauty and a variety of outdoor activities. And now, where to stay....there was no doubt it had to be Secret Bay! Dominica and...

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

Thanks for your visit Becka M and congrats again on your 20th anniversary. We are happy to know that we exceeded your expectations and that Dominica and Secret Bay were the perfect setting for celebrating your special occasion. Lenita says “hi” and is happy you were pleased with her itinerary. Here’s a collective “you’re welcome” from all of us. Hope...

Reviewed 11 December 2016

Secret Bay is the perfect place to celebrate a private wedding! Everything, starting from the Zabucco Honeymoon Villa, the nature, the two private beaches of the hotel, the staff, is there to make you feel good! After 4 days at Secret Bay we didn't want to leave... It was like home in Paradise. Our wedding on Secret Beach was like...

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

Hi Manfred. You guys looked like you had so much fun on the beach. Your pics were fab! We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Mr. Romain sends his regards and so do the rest of the team especially Lenita. Thanks 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
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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: €477 - €1,185 (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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