Press Roundup 2021: Secret Bay Making Waves

Secret Bay continues to make headlines as reviews and praise roll in touting the luxury resort’s ability to bring sustainable, luxury accommodations to travelers from around the world. As a secluded sanctuary amongst the rainforest that brings to life the rich island culture paired with six-star hospitality, Secret Bay continues to be recognized as a one-of-a-kind Caribbean experience. Read through some of our greatest headlines from 2021 below.


American Airlines’ widely-read travel guide, American Way, features Secret Bay as a trending destination for open-air relaxation. The publication writes: “For remote relaxation, you can’t beat the 10 sumptuous villas at Secret Bay.” The article also highlights how guests may choose to enjoy any amenities from their very own, in-villa ‘outdoor deck with its panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea.’


Boston Globe, one of the top newspapers in the U.S., featured Secret Bay as the rising destination for private ‘vaxications’ among immunized family and friend ‘pods.’ Highlighting Secret Bay as a secluded paradise, Boston Globe writes on a rising demand for private excursions following the rollout of vaccines.


CNN Travel places Secret Bay at the top of their list in their article, ‘The world’s most breathtaking clifftop hotels.’ The publication highlights the all-villa rainforest resort as one of the most coveted stays in the world atop a high promontory.


An article by Condé Nast Traveler has detailed 101 ways to have fun this summer — and high on the list? A luxurious beach getaway to the Caribbean, plus a special mention to consider a stay at Secret Bay for the stunning views.


Cosmopolitan shares the 44 Sexiest Hotels in the World, naming Secret Bay’s with Zabuco Villa on the list. Praised for its secluded rainforest location, the article shares Secret Bay as a perfect place for your next romantic getaway.


Essence shares 8 Over-The-Top Suites Around The Caribbean To Inspire Your Wanderlust, naming Secret Bay at the #1 Hotel at the forefront of sustainability and encompassing the epitome of Caribbean luxury.


Renowned travel guide Fodor’s included Secret Bay in their annual list of the “101 Most Incredible Hotels in the World,” naming it one of the best Caribbean hotels for 2022. The article highlights Secret Bay’s unique clifftop design elements and luxe amenities that make each sustainability-built treehouse it’s own sanctuary.


Forbes listed 9 gorgeous villas complemented by Relais & Chateaux food and service — and Secret Bay was first to be mentioned. Spotlighting the rainforest resort’s Zabuco Honeymoon Villa I, the publication describes the villa as a “romantic, one-bedroom hideaway” and emphasizes its 180-degree views over the Caribbean Sea and mountains


Hello magazine highlights Dominica as a slice of paradise, featuring Secret Bay as an idyllic hotel on the island. The article applauds Secret Bay for it’s uniquely romantic setting, and cliffside backdrop of the Caribbean Sea.


House Beautiful highlights 12 Hotels Around the World Design Lovers Need to Visit, naming Secret Bay at the top of the list for its unique cliffside placement, sustainable architecture and handcrafted furniture.


The Irish Tatler adds Secret Bay to it’s list of hotels on its “Luxe Radar” for travelers looking for the ultimate in luxury living. The article shares unique excursions at Secret Bay including the Lionfish hunting and cooking experience that allows travelers a fully immersed, six-star evening.


Lonely Planet has named Secret Bay as one of the world’s top eco-luxury resorts that is worth the hype. The article highlights Secret Bay’s sustainable, luxury villas that offer natural light and fresh air, as well as it’s unique dining offerings that forage herbs and spices directly from the island.


Robb Report magazine’s “Ocean Await” issue featured Secret Bay as a prime location to stay in the Caribbean, giving special mention to the resort’s unique “Safe in Nature” program that allows guests to explore Dominica safely with a COVID-certified guide. While describing the best experiences on the Nature Island, the article highlights Secret Bay’s 10 private ocean view villas, praises Head Chef Fábio Fernandes’ creations within the resort’s open terrace Zing Zing restaurant, and more.


The Caribbean Journal has shared it’s official The Cool List: The 10 Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2021, sharing Secret Bay as top of the list. The article mentions, “From sweeping indoor spaces to stunning plunge pools (and on-call concierges), it’s a dramatic vision of what Caribbean hospitality can be.”


Travel + Leisure ranks Secret Bay as #10 in the Top 25 Resort Hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas for 2021, prioritizing Secret Bay’s private, boutique qualities and spacious stand alone villas.

We’re looking forward to seeing what else is in store for Secret Bay in 2022. If you, too, are yearning to make your great escape to the Caribbean’s top hotel, email us at [email protected] to jumpstart your journey to the Nature Island. 

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