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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 of our own. And, in keeping with years past, Secret Bay has once again walked away with our own versions of Oscars, Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards and the like.

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Named “World’s Best Boutique Hotel” and considered one of the Caribbean’s most luxurious and serene gems, Secret Bay has consistently earned its spot as one of the most celebrated boutique hotels worldwide. In 2017 alone, Secret Bay garnered a great deal of acclaim for its high-end, ethical offerings amidst the unspoilt beauty of the Nature Island. With the pre-launch of its Residences and introduction of the new Ylang Ylang Villa, Secret Bay proved its stature this past year with an array of sought-after awards and accolades.


TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website that covers 7.3 million accommodations, airlines, restaurants and attractions, awarded Secret Bay with a 2018 Travellers’ Choice Award for the fifth consecutive year, which is the highest honor TripAdvisor can bestow. Ranked #5 amongst the “Top 25 Small Hotels in the Caribbean,” Secret Bay has been recognized amongst the top 1 percent of hotels worldwide, all by virtue of positive reviews from over 500 travellers.


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Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

The Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards are an esteemed recognition, shedding light on readers’ top rated resorts, hotels and cities worldwide. Each year, between April and July, 300,000 people vote for their favorite locales around the globe. In 2017, Secret Bay was ranked #8 under the “Top Resorts in the Caribbean” category. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”


World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017

On the heels of earning esteemed TripAdvisor designations and a Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Award, Secret Bay garnered coveted recognition from the World Luxury Hotel Awards in three categories. Over 300,000 international travelers vote each year during a four week period; and, by vote of Secret Bay’s loyal guests, the boutique hotel earned the designation as the Caribbean’s best Luxury Honeymoon Resort for 2017. Previously featured by CNN as one of the “World’s Best Honeymoon Hotels,” Secret Bay has become a beacon of romance. With a combination of first-class service and a host of romantic experiences, a honeymoon getaway here has proven to be unlike any other.


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Americas Property Awards 2017

The Americas Property Awards—a subset of the International Property Awards—celebrates the highest levels of achievement amongst companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry worldwide. And, in 2017, The Residences at Secret Bay earned the title as the best Mixed-Use Development in Dominica for its sustainable and innovative design. The forthcoming Residences, a rare opportunity to own a sustainable luxury vacation home along with the incomparable 5-star service of one of the world’s most acclaimed boutique resorts, will present a new era of Caribbean luxury living. The Americas Property Awards panel just so happened to agree.


International Property Awards 2017

By virtue of Secret Bay’s recognition in the Americas category, the boutique hotel was entered into the International Property Awards. The Residences at Secret Bay received this world-renowned mark of excellence as the best Mixed-Use Development in all of the Caribbean. Judged by a highly experienced team of property professionals, Secret Bay has—once again—earned global acclaim for its responsible design and architectural grandeur.


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Tablet Hotel Awards

Tablet Hotels, an acclaimed curation of luxury and boutique hotels worldwide that considers verified hotel reviews and dependable service, has featured Secret Bay amongst their list of the “Most Romantic Hotels in North America.” As the World Luxury Hotel Awards likewise proclaimed, Secret Bay is home to a naturally romantic ambiance unlike any other, where “the indoor-outdoor design, heavy on treehouse chic, puts you directly in touch with the grand vegetation and ocean vistas.”

On behalf of all of us at Secret Bay, we thank you for your enduring love and support and look forward to introducing several exciting new accommodations and amenities in 2018. Plan the holiday of a lifetime and experience firsthand what all the rave is about.



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