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The Secret’s Almost Out

With less than one week to go before the grand opening of Secret Bay we are very excited to at…

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“Paradise on Earth” Now Open

Secret Bay opened on May 27th and we welcomed over 10 guests during our first month of operation. We have…

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New! Images of Interiors and Panoramic Tour

Check out our superb 360 panoramic tour of the Zabuco Honeymoon Villa – have a look at those spectacular views…

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Introducing the Secret Bay Team

Left to right: Anna, Ergell, Rose, Ritchie, Megan, Gilbert, Delo, Vernon, Sandra, Chris and Gregor. We are delighted to present…

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Our Commitment to Our Community Bears Fruit

Our passionate commitment to our environment and our community informs all that we do at Secret Bay. As such we…

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Rave Reviews

As more guests discovered the pleasures of Secret Bay over the last couple of months, the reviews continue to be…

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Secret Bay in the News

We are delighted with the amazing press coverage we have received since we opened in May. Secret Bay graced the front…

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“A Chorus of Praise” – #1 in Dominica on TripAdvisor

Despite only being open 6 months, Secret Bay is now ranked as the number 1 hotel in Dominica on TripAdvisor…

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Loving the Media Hype

It’s not just the guests that are writing these glowing reviews – we’ve been overwhelmed with the continued press coverage….

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Anniversary Romance with Featured Guests: Paul & Stacey

Wedding photographer Paul Huynh and wife Stacey chose Secret Bay to celebrate their 5th year wedding anniversary: “The moment we…

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Featured Staff: Anna

As our guests have pointed out: “the gem about Secret Bay besides the beaches and the villas are the wonderful…

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Whale Watching Capital of the Caribbean

Whale season has begun here in Dominica – although whales can be seen all year round off the coast of…

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“The Reviews Were Right!”

As we remain Number 1 in Dominica on Trip Advisor – our guests and reviewers continue to rave about the…

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Love is (Always) in the Air

“For romance, it doesn’t get much better, with clifftop villas on stilts that perch like treehouses above the sea” wrote Vogue…

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Featured Guests: “Our Best Family Vacation Yet!”

Three generations of the McInnes family visited Secret Bay in January including three grandchildren. Having traditionally opted for all-inclusives in…

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Featured Staff: “Sweet Hands” Rose

We know that despite our breathtaking location, our luxury residences and all the fun activities on offer – it’s our…

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Secret Bay Included in Travel + Leisure ‘It List’ 2012

Friday 4 May 2012 Secret Bay Dominica — May 3rd 2012 — Secret Bay is the first hotel ever in…

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One Year Anniversary Celebrate With New Accolades

First up, Secret Bay became the first hotel in Dominica and one of only three hotels in the Caribbean to…

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What’s New at Secret Bay?

Soul and Senses Couples’ Package Especially designed for couples and available in both the villas and bungalows, the Soul and…

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Featured Guest: Robert Johnson – “Secret Bay: What Dreams Are Made On!”

Robert Johnson stayed with his wife and their daughter in Zing Zing Villa in April. They loved their villa “the…

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Featured Staff: “Guardian” Gilbert

In Dominica, life meanders by at a gentle pace, and who better to remind you of this than Gilbert Panthier,…

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Secret Bay Celebrates One Year Anniversary, Launches Residences Program

THE ULTIMATE ECO-LUXURY HIDEAWAY LAUNCHES RESIDENCES PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO GUEST DEMAND Secret Bay, Dominica – June 19, 2012 –…

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Secret Bay is a Top Honeymoon Destination Space

  SECRET BAY DOMINICA SELECTED AS TOP HONEYMOON DESTINATION Dominica, September 27th 2012. Secret Bay has been featured by America’s…

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Secret Bay Featured on CNN as One of Best New Hotels in the World

A report on CNN Travel Insider into the top new luxury hotels around the world featured Secret Bay first, calling…

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We’re One of 50 Best Places For Honeymoons Around the World

The media’s love-in with Secret Bay continued last month with us featured among America’s leading wedding brand’s 50 best places…

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Featured Guests: Jake and Darcy

Not many people head on their honeymoon hoping for stormy weather. But when Jake and Darcy came to Secret Bay…

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1000…is the Magic Number

Last month we celebrated our 1000th booking enquiry online. Of course the best celebrations don’t happen on the internet, but…

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Featured Staff: “All of Us”!

Far be it from us to blow our own trumpets (well not too loudly), but we just had so much…

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See if You Can Spot Us in This Video

Discover Dominica Authority made this gorgeous film to showcase what an ideal place our island is for those seeking health…

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Residence Programme Picks Up Speed

There’s no greater feeling than when our guests love what we do and understand why we do it. So when…

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Secret Bay Gets Design & Elegance Recommended Award

After less than 18 months since our opening, we are really honored to receive yet another award! Secret Bay was…

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Secret Bay Top Ranked in TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2013 Awards

Monday 4 February 2013 Secret Bay has come out on top in the just released Traveler’s Choice 2013 ranking of…

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We Are the #1 Small Hotel in the Caribbean

< Your patronage and our efforts to serve you with flair and discretion means that Secret Bay won the #1…

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Magical Moments on Our New Sunset Yoga Deck

Feel the last rays of the sun warming your skin as you toast your new life together or as you…

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Food That Will Surprise & Delight You

Now we know some of our guests love nothing better than to inhale the scent of ginger and all things…

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Featured Guests: Cutter & Margarita

Love fuels the persistence needed when pursuing your dreams. And Cutter and Magarita were adamant they were going to have…

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Featured Associate: Trudy Scott – Prevost

As you explore Secret Bay chances are you may bump into someone standing in tree pose; it may be Trudy…

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Featured Staff: Richmond “Richie” Peters

Itching to know the name of that vibrant bloom that keeps catching your eye? Ask our man Richie. He learned…

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Secret Bay Named Top Resort

Monday 7 January 2013 SECRET BAY RANKED #2 OF JUST 10 RESORTS IN THE WORLD IN HARPER’S BAZAAR TRAVEL HOT…

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Secret Bay Unveils Two Additional Zabuco Villas

Thursday 18 July 2013 CELEBRATES WITH SPECIAL BOOKING OFFER INCLUDING FREE NIGHTS FOR FALL/WINTER STAYS As the romantic allure of…

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Building on Our Success

With advice like that, there’s really only one thing to do. Next month, we open our two new villas –…

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Our First “I Do”

What better place to start than with a real first for us – our first Private Wedding. J&C had been…

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“A Special and Beautiful Place”

We’ve just had our 150th positive review on TripAdvisor (150 out of 150, with 146 giving us full marks). It’s…

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“On Our Own Deserted Island”: Featured Guest: Monique and Samuel

When guests say they have “scoped this resort out for months”, we know they’ll have done their research. They’ll have…

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Iron, Lion…Zion? Our Featured Staff: Jemer

Not the Bob Marley song. But our own star of culinary roots – Jemer. July saw Dominica’s Iron Chef competition,…

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Featured Associate: Dr. Birdy

We pride ourselves on working with the best people. So when it comes to taking tours to see Dominica’s spectacular…

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Featured Attraction: Syndicate Rainforest

One special place Dr Birdy takes our guests is the Syndicate Rainforest, easily accessible to hikers, and one of the…

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Two Years Young

As we said at the beginning of the newsletter, it’s not just our guests who have been celebrating recently. Our…

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Counting the Days…and the Votes!

SHARE IN OUR EXCITEMENT Thursday 19 September 2013 In just three days, Secret Bay unveils Zabuco II and Zabuco III,…

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Dominica’s Secret Bay Named Caribbean’s Top Luxury Resort by Islands Magazine

Tuesday 22 October 2013 SECRET BAY’S “EMBRACE SIMPLICITY” CONCEPT OF LUXURY CHARMS Secret Bay, Dominica — October 22 2103 —…

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Secret Bay is on the Cover of Leading Global Travel Magazine and Voted Sexiest Bedroom in the Americas

Friday 15 November 2013 FIRST TIME DOMINICA IS ON COVER OF TRAVEL + LEISURE Secret Bay has brought the island…

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Celebrating Three Years of Sharing Secret Bay with Our Friend

On May 30th 2011, three years ago today, the first guests woke up at Secret Bay. We waited nervously, hoping…

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Featured Staff: Deslyne Shares What She Loves About Working at Secret Bay

To celebrate Deslyn being with us for a year, we asked her a few questions about what it means to…

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Lionfish Hunting: A Sustainable Supper Adventure at Secret Bay

At Secret Bay we believe that having amazing wild experiences and caring for the environment go hand in hand. Our…

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Dominica’s Number One Bird Guide Shares His Secrets….

Dr Birdy (full name Bertrand Jno Baptiste) is the best loved bird guide in Dominica. Of the 188 bird species which…

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Stunning Aerial Video Shows Secret Bay as You’ve Never Seen it Before

We hope you enjoy our stunning new video, shot from a remote controlled helicopter that soared over our cliffs and…

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Our Two New Flagship Villas, Zabuco II & III, Open to Rave Reviews

‘Nowhere that I have stayed before made me say “Wow” upon walking in the door,’ wrote Tony after he and…

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Guess Who Voted Us the Sexiest Bedroom in the Americas?

Not to be upstaged, the original Zabuco Honeymoon Villa won Secret Bay the prize for having the third sexiest bedroom…

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The Travel Press Keeps Falling in Love with Secret Bay

We’ve finished this year on a real high with the press too, named the #1 Luxury Resort in the Caribbean…

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The Deepest Massage You Can Imagine

Featured Associate Terri Henry.  For our lead masseuse Terri, giving a massage isn’t just about getting deep into your muscles…

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How do our Villas Stay Looking so Good?

Featured Staff member Vincent Laurent. Thank Vincent. Vincent has been here from the beginning, part of the original construction crew…

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Have You Ever Gone Diving in Champagne?

Featured Site: Champagne.  Can you imagine diving surrounded by thousands of tiny bubbles? Well at Champagne, a dive site which…

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Featured Guests: “Finally, Our Search Was Over…”

Featured Guests: Ken & Marcy.  Like so many couples preparing for the wedding, Ken and Marcy had ‘endlessly researched’ their…

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Featured Guests: “Returning to Secret Bay Felt Like Coming Home”

…is how Caitlin and Mark described their second visit to Secret Bay. They had first stayed at Secret Bay in…

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Launch of the Milestones Reward Program

When it comes to those landmark moments in life – our weddings, honeymoons, fortieth birthdays, golden wedding anniversaries – one…

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iPhones and Bose Active Speakers for Villas/Bungalows

These iPhone 5c smartphone have all the numbers guests might need to make their stay as carefree as can be,…

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Featured Associate: Don Mitchell

Don takes Secret Bay Guests on the Lionfish tour. We asked him about his life on and under the waters…

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Our New Sleep Programme Guarantees Everyone a Good Night’s Rest

For most people who visit us, there’s  no lovelier way to fall asleep than with the sound of the waves…

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Featured Staff: Kanniama Joseph

Kanniama is our Reservations and Office Coordinator. As she has just completed a year here, we caught up with her…

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Only Two Caribbean Hotels to Make World’s Most Exclusive Luxury List

The mysterious Andrew Harper has been travelling the world incognito since 1979,  staying in some of the world’s finest hotels. From…

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Canyoning Caribbean: Interview With Liz From Extreme Dominica

Although it can be easy to just switch off at Secret Bay and spend your entire holiday never leaving the…

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Secret Bay Wins Four TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards

We have had unprecedented success in Tripadvisor’s annual Traveller’s Choice Awards for 2015. Secret Bay was recognized as a winner…

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Secret Bay Makes Cover of Maco Caribbean Living

Secret Bay is thrilled to have made the cover of the annual Invest issue of leading Caribbean publication Maco Caribbean…

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Featured Guests: Mark and Xin’s Island Wedding

A lot of our guests say Secret Bay is like one big, very happy family. A perfect example came a…

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Secret Bay One of World’s 50 Best Places for Honeymoon

The summer 2015 issue of wedding planning bible The Knot has chosen our resort as one of its 50 hottest…

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Discover Dominica’s 7 Best Walks

From leisurely coastal strolls to hardcore hikes towards remote boiling lakes, our selection of the 7 best walks on Dominica…

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Romantic Getaway — Wedding and Honeymoons on Secret Beach

Nothing captures the privacy and exclusivity of a wedding at Secret Bay more than the chance to hold your ceremony…

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Ten Great Ways for all the Family to Enjoy Dominica in the Summer

There’s so much more to the Nature Island than just beaches. This is an island filled with delights to discover,…

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Secret Bay’s new boat for private tours, snorkelling trips and more

We’ve bought a new boat – the Waitukubuli Wander – specially to take our guests on all the many sea…

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Come Snorkel at Night with us at Secret Bay

Anyone who has ever swum in the sea at night knows that it completely changes the way you see and…

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night snorkelling in Dominica at Secret Bay

Spot Whales from the Privacy of Your Own Villa

Dominica is rightly famous the world over for the whales that live in and migrate to our waters throughout the…

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Land based whale watching at Secret Bay

See the Highlights of the Caribbean’s Longest Walking Trail… by boat

The Waitikubuli National Trail is the Caribbean’s first long distance trail, covering 115 miles throughout the island.  Designed to be hiked…

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Featured Guests: Proving You Are Never Too Old for Romance and Adventure

Cliff and Irene came to stay with us for a month earlier this year. Despite being in their seventies and…

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Featured Staff: Megan

Megan has been with us since we opened, so we reckoned it was high time she had a chance to…

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What Makes Dominica’s Sea So Special? Ask Don.

Don takes our guests on a lot of the offshore activities, including the two new activities introduced in this newsletter…

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#3 in Best Small Hotels in Caribbean on TripAdvisor Awards

We have just been voted the 3rd Best Small Hotel in the Caribbean by the millions of users of TripAdvisor….

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Dominica Voted one of 10 Most Ethical Destinations in World

Once a year, Ethical Traveler selects the ten countries around the world that it reckons are doing the best work at promoting human rights, protecting…

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Watch: Embark on our new Boat Trip and Discover the Beauty of the North

We’ve posted a beautiful new video to Youtube that shows what you can expect if you join us on our…

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Voted One of Top 25 Romantic Hotels in Caribbean by TripAdvisor

For the second year running, we’ve been given a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for being one of the top 25…

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12 Activities to Look For at a Caribbean Luxury Resort

When it comes to the search for resorts, you’re looking for an immaculate experience, right? A place that opens doors…

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Secret Bay Named One of Best Caribbean Hotels to Visit Now

When Caribbean Journal set out to find the top 5 Caribbean hotels to visit right now, they were looking for…

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First Secret Bay Stay Brings A Family Together

Five years ago this month we were preparing our grounds and facilities, anxiously awaiting the realization of our dream of welcoming guests…

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Secret Bay Among Top Candidates for International Hotel and Property Awards 2016

Design Et Al and The Design Society announced that Secret Bay is among the top candidates for the International Hotel…

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Three Generations of Family Find Happy Place at Secret Bay

“Mix one part Swiss Family Robinson, two parts Wallpaper Magazine and a good dose of Brazil ’66 (think Oscar Niemeyer…

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Indulging in Refined Simplicity on a Dream Caribbean Honeymoon

The biggest compliment we can receive is for someone to recommend us to their friends. We love it when a…

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Secret Bay Captured in Bucket List Travel Video Blog

Follow along with video bloggers Garrett, Jessica and their kids—the Bucket List Family— as they capture an intimate guest’s view of…

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Couple Returns to Secret Bay with Family to Create Memories That “Last a Lifetime”

For many of our guests, Secret Bay is the perfect place for romance. Over the past five years we’ve helped…

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The Vision Behind our Villas – A Conversation with Lead Architect Fruto Vivas

Since boyhood, Secret Bay owner Gregor Nassief had a lofty dream—to create a home away from home amongst the wild…

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Secrets from the Souce Shack – A Q&A with Chef Eric

When Executive Chef Eric Subin was looking for a culinary career move, he wanted more than a kitchen. He and…

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Guests Who Hold Record for Longest Stay Explain why Secret Bay is their Favourite Caribbean Retreat

The first time Cliff and Irene came to stay with us, they came for an entire month. They told us…

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Celebrating our 5 Year Anniversary with 5-Time Guests

For our final blog in our anniversary series, we talked to the couple that has visited us more times than anyone…

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400 Reasons to Visit Secret Bay

  Offering a spectacular environment, inexhaustible experiences, and unrivaled service over five years of operation, Secret Bay has racked up…

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Introducing Secret Bay’s Video Postcard Series

Memories are Meant to Be Shared We all know the splendor of an island vacation—relaxation, pampering, delicious food, one-of-a-kind experiences…

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Secret Bay Featured In Story About Unforgettable Travel Experiences

  At Secret Bay, we’re known for the wealth of experiences we provide guests on and off the resort grounds. Among…

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Travel + Leisure Names Secret Bay Among Best Resort Hotels In Caribbean In World’s Best Awards 2016

Travel & Leisure has ranked Secret Bay #11 out of all hotel resorts in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas….

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The Best Caribbean Hiking Experiences in Dominica — Easy to Extreme

Hiking Dominica – the Nature Island We love hiking in Dominica because it combines three things—the beauty of the Nature…

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3 Must-Experience Water Adventures

The rejuvenating effect of water in nature is undoubtedly one of the staples of any great holiday, no matter if…

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Try it at Home – Secret Bay’s Vegetarian Chana Masala

One of the most notable aspects of any guest’s stay at Secret Bay is the amount of personalized attention given…

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Bravo Features Secret Bay in List of Sexiest Hotel Offerings

It’s no secret that Secret Bay is among the top-rated romantic holidays in the Caribbean. With a bevy of romantic packages, designated…

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5 Beautiful Fish Species to Discover at Secret Bay

One of the reasons Secret Bay has been assigned the designation of an eco-luxury resort is that we have worked…

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Introducing Ylang Ylang, Secret Bay’s New Treehouse Villas

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our Ylang Ylang Villas, two new stunning residences at Secret Bay. The…

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Secret Bay Receives Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Secret Bay recognized amongst the best Caribbean…

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Secret Bay’s Newest Villas Make a Splash with First Guests

Secret Bay recently announced its newest stunning residences, the Ylang Ylang Villas, featuring almost 1,600 square feet of blissful spaces befitting of an…

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Secret Bay Named World’s Best Boutique Hotel 2016

We are delighted to share that Secret Bay has been awarded the distinction of “World’s Best Boutique Hotel” 2016 by…

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Secret Bay Named the Americas’ Best Honeymoon Hideaway 2016

Alongside the foremost award of World’s Best Boutique Hotel 2016, Secret Bay has been awarded the distinction of Best Honeymoon…

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10 Reasons to Visit Dominica in 2017 from the World’s Top Travel Media

Dominica, The Nature Island of the Caribbean, is a beautiful unspoilt natural paradise with a vibrant culture and an idyllic…

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Bid on a 3 Night Secret Bay Stay to Benefit Those Affected by Hurricane Matthew

Secret Bay is auctioning a 3-night stay in a double occupancy bungalow — a $2,500 value — to help provide relief for…

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Secret Bay Guest Videos Chronicle Idyllic Post-Retirement Vacations

If Secret Bay is known for one thing, it’s providing a tailored experience in an idyllic environment, well-suited to romance…

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Secret Bay Named 2017 Traveler’s Choice for Best Small Caribbean Hotel by TripAdvisor

Secret Bay has been voted into the top 1 percent of hotels worldwide with a renowned ranking of #5 amongst…

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Secret Bay Named 2017 Traveler’s Choice for Best Romantic Caribbean Hotel by TripAdvisor

In addition to being voted into the top 1 percent of hotels worldwide and taking the renowned ranking of #5…

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Caribbean Journal Names Secret Bay Best Dominica Resort

The Caribbean Journal recently awarded Secret Bay the number one spot on its list of the five best Dominica resorts….

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What Makes Secret Bay a Top Destination for Families in the Caribbean?

Secret Bay is akin to a treasure chest: when you come upon the resort, it feels as though you’ve struck…

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Why Secret Bay is Amongst the Leading Green Hotels in the Caribbean

Secret Bay, above all other hotels throughout Dominica, sustains all that the island stands for: a locale of uncorrupted beauty….

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Secret Bay Named One of “The World’s 100 Greatest Hotels” by Flight Network

Flight Network is comprised of a highly-regarded team of travel experts and judges who search far and wide to discover…

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Enliven All of Your Senses with 5 Secret Bay Experiences

See Colorful Marine Life on a Snorkeling Excursion Dip into the teal-blue realm just beyond Secret Beach and set your…

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The Best Caribbean Honeymoon Is An Adventurous One

Today, honeymooners are looking for more than just sitting poolside while sipping an umbrella drink. They want experiences, to travel…

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Redefining the Caribbean Family Summer Vacation

As summer nears, a simultaneous sense of calm and excitement imbues the air; adults and children alike begin to anticipate…

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Secret Bay Named a World’s Best Honeymoon Hotel by CNN

On the heels of being named the World’s Best Boutique Hotel, CNN News has caught wind of Secret Bay’s matchless…

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Secret Bay: A Choice Hotel for Coffee Lovers

They say the closer you are to the source of your food, the better it tastes. At Secret Bay, we…

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Colombian Freediver Sofía Gómez Uribe Sets World Record in Dominica

As of recent, acclaimed Colombian Freediver Sofía Gómez Uribe competed in the Dominica Dive Fest–the longest running scuba dive and…

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Romantic Tourist Features Secret Bay in Top 3 Most Romantic Boutique Hotels

The Romantic Tourist, a renowned romance guide that features premiere experiences for honeymoons, weddings, proposals and more, has featured Secret…

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How to Help Neighboring Caribbean Islands in Aftermath of Recent Hurricanes

While Dominica fared well in Hurricane Irma’s path in August 2017, Hurricane Maria—which forcefully struck just one month later—left a…

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Secret Bay to Welcome Back Guests with Updated Accommodations and New Amenities

Our vision has always been to create a home away from home amongst the wild rainforest cliffs of Dominica and…

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A Look at the Worldly Acclaim Secret Bay Received in 2017

And the award goes to…Secret Bay. While Hollywood just celebrated an illustrious award season, the hotel industry, too, has one…

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Former US President Clinton Asserts Dominica Can Lead the Way in Producing Clean Energy

  Dominica is entirely ahead of the curve with respect to its practice of sustainable tourism, and Secret Bay in…

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A Unique Eco-Travel Experience from Secret Bay

All of us at Secret Bay are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Volunteer Abroad package, offering a…

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Dominica’s Most Awe-Inspiring Attractions Reopen

Just in time for Spring, several of Dominica’s most astounding sites have reopened. Mother Nature seems to work in mysterious…

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Indian River

A Secret Bay Q&A With Captain Don

  Amongst Secret Bay’s friendliest and most celebrated team members is Captain Don—a true prodigy of the Caribbean Sea. From…

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Captain Don

Secret Bay’s Newest Architectural Villa Now Accepting Reservations

Secret Bay is experiencing a romantic renaissance and we want you to be one of the first to love, dream,…

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Ti Fey Villa

Inside Secret Bay’s Romantic New Amenities

Just like that, we’re 100 days away from reopening our doors at Secret Bay. And with a host of new…

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Dominica Bans Plastics on Route to be the First Climate-Resilient Country in the World

  While the fight against single-use plastic has garnered worldwide attention over the past few months, Dominica is taking the…

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Indian River

4 Guest Love Stories in Anticipation of Secret Bay’s Romantic Reopening

This summer, as we countdown the last 100 days until Secret Bay’s reopening—with a host of new romantic amenities—we’re also…

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An Exclusive First Look at Secret Bay’s New Gommier Spa

Rendering by NoTriangle Studio The much-anticipated Gommier Spa will soon be amongst the most coveted destinations at Secret Bay. In this…

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Gommier Spa

A Peek Inside Secret Bay’s New Zing Zing Restaurant

Rendering by NoTriangle Studio In anticipation of our reopening in November, we’re offering an exclusive first look at Secret Bay’s new…

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Zing Zing Restaurant

Secret Bay Ranked as #4 Best Caribbean Hotel by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

All of us at Secret Bay are delighted to announce our recognition as the #4 “Best Caribbean Hotel” in the…

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Woman in the Ocean

The New & Best Flights for Getting to Dominica This Year

Here at Secret Bay, our Travel Concierge is dedicated to finding you the best flights and making your trip to…

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Press Pours In: Why Now is the Time to Visit Dominica & Secret Bay

Embraced by foliage that seemingly grows by the minute, rushing waterfalls that captivate even the most well-traveled, pristine beaches that…

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Secret Beach

A Warm Welcome to Secret Bay’s First Guests

November 1, 2018 was an incredibly special day for us at Secret Bay. Not only did we celebrate our reopening,…

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Guest Arrival

Secret Bay Q&A: Meet Our New General Manager Dinesh Kissoon

No stranger to island life, Secret Bay’s new General Manager Dinesh Kissoon has spent the last ten years in hospitality…

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Dinesh Kissoon

Which Secret Bay Villa is Your Villa?

While all of Secret Bay’s villas share an alluring, architectural stature within the Dominican rainforest—complete with gourmet kitchens, private plunge…

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Executive Chef Grant Lynott’s Vision Behind Secret Bay’s New Zing Zing Restaurant

Hailing from the winelands of South Africa, Executive Chef Grant Lynott has taken the reins at Zing Zing restaurant, where…

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Chef Grant

Embark on a One-of-a-Kind Culinary Adventure at Secret Bay’s Zing Zing Restaurant

Here on the Nature Island, adventure extends beyond Dominica’s 365 meandering rivers, rushing waterfalls and unspoiled turquoise waters. In fact,…

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Global Acclaim Illustrates Why Secret Bay is a 2019 Must-Visit Destination

Have you heard that Caribbean Journal ranked Secret Bay as the #1 coolest Caribbean hotel to visit in 2019, or…

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Delve into the Depths of Dominica on an Unforgettable Canyoning Excursion

Dominica’s lush, unspoiled landscape offers endless depths of natural wonders to discover, revealing a seemingly new world with each excursion….

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Canyoning

Venture into Dominica’s Lush Rainforest on Secret Bay’s Indian River Cruise

If you’ve ever wished to feel transported to an otherworldly realm right here on earth, look no further than Secret…

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Find Love in Secret Bay’s Zabuco Honeymoon Villas

Enter one of Secret Bay’s Zabuco Villas and you’ll feel as if you’re floating above the world in an airy,…

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Secret Bay Takes to the Cover of Travel + Leisure Magazine

It is an honor to share Secret Bay’s recent cover and feature in Travel + Leisure’s April issue, in which…

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Travel + Leisure Photographer Noe DeWitt Shares How He Got the Secret Bay Cover Shot

In addition to Secret Bay’s cover story in Travel + Leisure’s April 2019 issue, renowned photographer Noe DeWitt recounts his…

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Video: A Glimpse of Secret Bay’s In-Villa Experience

Our recent video shares a glimpse of Secret Bay’s in-villa experiences, showcasing the breadth of opportunities offered within each villa’s…

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Fly into a Bird Watching Holiday at Secret Bay

With temperatures ranging from the high-60s to the low-80s all year long, the island of Dominica has a consistent tropical…

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Zing Zing Recipe Rundown: Tuna Escabeche + Yellow Split Pea Purée

At Zing Zing restaurant, Executive Chef Grant Lynott is known to captivate the senses of every guest who walks through…

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Watch: The Story of Secret Bay’s Sea-to-Table Cuisine

Popular German travel magazine Grenzenlos – die Welt entdecken’s recent video puts a spotlight on Secret Bay’s “no-menu” concept at…

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Exploring the Caribbean’s Most Intimate Beach

Elegantly immersed within a clifftop rainforest on the Nature Island, Secret Bay offers a lush sanctuary for guests to fully…

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An Inside Look at 8 Years at Secret Bay

Secret Bay is celebrating eight years since its opening and, thanks to you, 2019 is topping the charts as our…

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Secret Bay Earns Travel + Leisure’s Prestigious World’s Best Award 2019

We’re thrilled to share that Secret Bay earned a top 10 spot in this year’s Travel + Leisure’s ‘World’s Best…

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4 Videos that Best Capture the Spirit of Dominica

Dominica is truly unique in its abundance of natural wonders, awe-inspiring adventure and vibrant culture. Whether it’s rappeling into the…

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The Secret Bay Difference: Five-Star Service at its Most Personal

Evolving beyond shared common spaces and one-size, all-inclusive molds, Secret Bay offers luxury residential-style villas that serve as your home…

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Secret Bay Wins “Luxury Boutique Hotel of the Year” in the Caribbean Journal’s Boutique Hotel Awards

We’re thrilled to share that Secret Bay has earned the Caribbean Journal’s coveted title of “Luxury Boutique Hotel of the…

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Bid on a Secret Bay Getaway & Help Hurricane Dorian Victims

We’re pleased to share that Secret Bay has donated a three-night stay in our magnificent Ylang Ylang Villa to Caribbean…

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Secret Bay Is Dominica’s Only Green Globe Certified Property

As our private, luxury villa resort consciously works to implement sustainable practices and is located in a country recognized globally…

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A Look at Secret Bay’s Sustainability Covenants

At Secret Bay, our mission is, and always has been, to sustain the natural beauty of our land and sea….

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Secret Bay Named as a Top 50 Caribbean Resort by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

All of us at Secret Bay are excited to announce our recognition as a top 50 Caribbean Resort in the…

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Luxury Meets Green: A Look at Secret Bay’s Guest Experience

Secret Bay exists at the intersection of luxury and sustainability. Here, our five-star villa resort seamlessly folds green efforts into…

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Secret Bay Introduces Reusable Glass Bottles to Further Eco-Efforts

As Dominica leads the crusade against single-use plastic, establishing a nationwide ban on plastic and styrofoam food storage containers, utensils…

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Make Your Escape to Secret Bay with New Flights into Dominica

We’re excited to share that new and convenient flights have been introduced to Dominica via Guadeloupe, Martinique, San Juan and…

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Secret Bay Joins Luxury Boutique Hotel Collection Relais & Châteaux

We are incredibly pleased to share that Secret Bay has been selected to join Relais & Châteaux, the most prestigious…

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4 Secret Bay Views You Don’t Want to Miss

Just last year, Secret Bay introduced a host of new amenities—as well as a new villa—to the property, bringing to…

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5 Experiences That Make Dominica a #1 Destination for Healing

If there’s anything we need more of in life, it’s the opportunity to rest, recharge and heal. From its abundant…

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How Secret Bay Redefines Romance

Redefine your notion of romance and skip the diamonds this year for intimate, uninterrupted time with your other half. At…

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New Year, New Travel Trend: An Eco-Conscious Getaway

As we enter not just a new year, but a new decade, we’re seeking out refreshed, forward-thinking ways of initiating…

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Why Every Day is Valentine’s Day at Secret Bay

While Valentine’s Day is undoubtedly the most romantic holiday of the year, we don’t believe grand plans should be reserved…

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4 Customised Experiences You Never Imagined at Secret Bay

It’s our lifelong mission to curate a stay at Secret Bay that’s uniquely yours. Entirely tailor-made and personalised, your escape…

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Why a Night at Secret Bay Will be the Best Sleep of Your Life

Of course, vacationing has its infinite perks. But for many, being in an unfamiliar place without your typical bedtime comforts…

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Secret Bay in the Limelight: A Look at Our International Acclaim in 2019

As we enter a new decade, we can’t help but look back on the exceptional year that Secret Bay had…

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How to Create the Secret Bay Six-Star Experience at Home

While escaping to paradise might not be in the cards at this moment in time, we hope you can still…

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4 Ways to Find Mind-Body Peace in Nature

Amid these challenging times, it’s crucial to turn inward and address your mind + body connection. But, perhaps the best…

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Secret Bay Launches “Koudmen Kitchen” To Provide Meals For Dominica’s Frontline Healthcare Workers

UPDATE Secret Bay and Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort’s “Koudmen Kitchen,” an initiative committed to serving the Nature Island…

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Escape to Paradise with Our Collection of Virtual Zoom Backgrounds

Wish you were here on the Nature Island? Now you can escape to Secret Bay without leaving the comfort of…

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Why Seclusion is Inherent to a Secret Bay Stay

Here at Secret Bay, we’ve long provided a serene sanctuary where space, seclusion and discreet service offer the most intimate,…

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Watch: A Window into Secret Bay’s Mystical World

Dominica’s abundance of natural wonders — from pristine beaches to lush rainforests — often leave us speechless. And, while our…

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Three Ways to Make Cookies Like Chef Grant at Secret Bay

For those craving the flavors of Secret Bay, we’re bringing Chef Grant’s top tastes to you. Per the request of…

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Secret Bay Names Patrice Van Isacker As Its European Travel Representative

Secret Bay, Dominica’s award-winning, all-villa rainforest resort renowned for its six-star experience, announced today it has named Patrice Van Isacker…

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Secret Bay Named Best Hotel in the Caribbean in Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World’s Best Awards

We’re thrilled to announce that Secret Bay has been named the #1 Resort Hotel in the Caribbean, Bermuda and the…

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A Day in the Life at Secret Bay: Six-Star Luxury Meets Down to-Earth Adventure

Vacationers tend to go one of two routes — luxe or rustic — when planning their upcoming getaways. But here…

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Mr. Hudson Names Secret Bay the #1 Ecolodge in the World

At Secret Bay, you needn’t forego luxury to do your part in the world and opt for a sustainable getaway….

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