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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I spent a lot of time looking for a smaller Caribbean resort for our honeymoon, with privacy and the option to truly relax- Secret Bay met all expectations and then some. This place is a far cry from the crowded resorts and dry beaches of much of Mexico and other Caribbean islands. We fell in love with Dominica- the wild,...

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

Hi Emily P We're so honoured that after a diligent search for a resort that suited your needs, Secret Bay was your final selection. Dominica has an amazing wealth of flora, fauna and marine life and we're glad you got to enjoy. Gland you also got to experience the warmth of our people and our delicious food. Can't wait to...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Secret bay is a perfect getaway for people who like their privacy and love luxury and nature. The staff is extremely friendly and service oriented and they will help you with everything you want in any way they can. The location and food are excellent.

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

Thank you HafAms for this short and sweet review. We appreciate your kind words and hope we see you again!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Secret Bay is one of kind luxury resort. This place is truly spectacular in every way! The villas are nestled into the mountain side amongst the trees. The villas, service, and amenities are top of the line. You see a few other guests but it seriously feels like you have your own private getaway. A few weeks prior to you...

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

Hi Margaret C, you have succinctly captured the guest experience from start to finish. The questionnaire is indeed an important part of the planning process and it informs the itinerary created by Lenita, our Concierge. Our drivers are happy to meet you at the airport with cool rags, delicious local snacks and warm smiles. We cater to your unique palette...

Reviewed 18 October 2016

I can't even begin to describe our stay here. It was more than both myself and my partner, Ryan could have imagined! We really needed to get away and we considered going to Europe for our big trip, but I stumbled upon Secret Bay a few years ago and I hadn't been able to stop dreaming about it since. I...

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

Hey guys… our first YY guests! It was such a pleasure welcoming you to Dominica and Secret Bay. So glad you changed your mind about Europe. This unit’s design, though similar, is different from the others- with it’s outdoor kitchen and pool access from the bedroom. Thanks for giving it your stamp of approval. We were so determined that you...

Bridgetown, Barbados
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I'm compelled to write a review of Secret Bay as they truly should be commended for providing us with a place that left us wanting more. From my first email to the Team, to the departure from Secret Bay, each and every staff genuinely were interested in giving us the best they could offer! We were met at the airport,...

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

Hi Laura and thanks so much for your review. We are happy to know that you were satisfied with your Secret Bay experience from start to finish. Sara Lee, Shemima and Lenita are truly caring and I am so glad you got to experience their warmth. Coming from Barbados, I totally get your reaction to our beaches…ours are definitely different,...

Reviewed 11 October 2016

Secret Bay really is something special! I’ve traveled extensively to luxury resorts all over the world and I can confidently say that the experience at Secret Bay is among the best I’ve ever had. From the moment we arrived at the airport to the moment we left Dominica, Secret Bay’s incredible staff made us feel so comfortable and taken care...

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

Hey Jessica! We miss you lots. Our hearts are warmed when we receive great reviews such as yours and when you highlight our committed staff, it truly gives us a sense of humility. We appreciate your kind words. It was an honour and pleasure to meet you and serve you during your stay. We hope you come 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
  • 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: RM2,683 - RM7,966 (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 Dominica/Portsmouth
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