Press Roundup: The Residences at Secret Bay Makes Headlines

Secret Bay has long been a favourite topic among global media and The Residences are similarly garnering international praise from top publications. Explore some of the latest stories featuring The Residences at Secret Bay, below.


Real estate publication Mansion Global recognized The Residences at Secret Bay for the sale of its $7.1 Million four-villa compound, highlighting its three pools and endless ocean views. “The ‘jungle-meets-sea’ property is part of the new Residences at Secret Bay under development on the island of Dominica. It sits on a cliff about 200 feet above the sea, allowing for far-reaching views of the water.”


Just this month, The Wall Street Journal featured Secret Bay’s multi-villa estate with the headline: “A $10.3 Million Caribbean Home Offers an Unusual Amenity: Citizenship” and highlighting its “cliff-top estate under construction on the Caribbean island nation of Dominica is listing for $10.3 million. If it fetches its asking price, it would set a record for the country, according to Gregor Nassief, the developer.” 


In Architectural Digest’s article Flower-Inspired Real Estate for Sale Around the World, The Residences at Secret Bay’s Ylang Ylang Villas have been featured as a sensory experience representing the wild Ylang Ylang flowers on the property. “The homes stand up on one primary ‘stem’ and resemble the petals of the Ylang Ylang flower, which grow on Secret Bay’s property. Available for full or fractional ownership, the villas span almost 1,600 square feet and have one bedroom and bath, two decks, an indoor/outdoor kitchen, and a swimming pool.”


10Best, USA Today’s online magazine providing visitor guides for tourist destinations around the world, has spotlighted Secret Bay as one of the top 10 hotels and Residences where you’ll have the “best sleep ever”, complimented by six-star service and peaceful ocean views. “Not only will you be swept away by the breathtaking scenery at Dominica’s exclusive six-star, all-villa Relais & Châteaux rainforest resort, you’ll also be Slept Away. This bespoke sleep program lets you select the best mattress, pillow, sleep mask and ear plugs to whisk you away to dreamland.”


Condé Nast features The Residences at Secret Bay as a top Caribbean Resort for buyers from around the world to escape to a perfect island hideaway. “A collection of private residences allows buyers to make the most of this fantastic setting – the architectural, treehouse-style villas are perching high on the cliffs, with extraordinary views across the waves.”


The New York Post featured The Residences at Secret Bay’s rainforest villas starting at $1.49M, painting it as a fresh refuge with villas offering outdoor living spaces: “For those wanting the best of the both worlds — tropical and jungle – a luxury rainforest villa in the Caribbean may just be the perfect match.”


Luxury authority Robb Report raves over Secret Bay’s stunning residences that come with an exciting perk: second citizenship. In the article, “These Gorgeous Caribbean Tree Houses Offer a Coveted New Amenity: a Second Passport”, the publication details luxuries ranging from hilltop estates to hillside funiculars.


Dominica News Online has featured Secret Bay as a top travel destination, impressing international travelers for its ability to provide guests with sustainable, luxurious lodging. “Secret Bay continues to make headlines as reviews and accolades pour in, praising the luxury resort’s ability to provide guests from all over the world with sustainable, luxurious lodgings. The resort continues to be known as a one-of-a-kind Caribbean experience as a private refuge within the jungle that brings to life the rich island culture mixed with six-star hospitality.”


Hospitality Interiors featured The Residences at Secret Bay for its newest amenities inspired by biophilic design. “Secret Bay, Dominica’s exclusive six-star, all-villa, Relais & Châteaux rainforest resort and residences, has unveiled a first look at three new amenities inspired by biophilic design – Mouben Welcome House, Gwiyavye’ Lap Pool & Bar and Zing Zing Lounge.”


TravMedia, a United Kingdom travel publication, features Secret Bay’s newest resort and Residences amenities including the Mouben Welcome House, Gwiyavye’ Lap Pool and Bar and Zing Zing Lounge, as part of the newest initiatives to provide an authentic guest experience. “ Secret Bay has been praised for its ability to effortlessly capture the luxury of time and space along with its artful fusion of high design, local craftsmanship, commitment to sustainable development through numerous green and exo-friendly initiative and its reputation for authentic guest experience custom curated to personal preferences.”


Modern lifestyle publication HiConsumption spotlights the awe-inspiring real estate options at Secret Bay in their article, “You Can Now Buy Villa Residences at This 6-Star Caribbean Resort Community.” The publication details, “While it doesn’t come cheap, it really is hard to envision a more serene existence than living in this elite island community.”


Wealth Magazine provides an inside look at Secret Bay’s latest villas. Emphasizing inimitable craftsmanship, the publication spotlights the tropical-modern designs by the renowned Claude Lauture and Fruto Vivas, along with the villas’ sustainable Guyanese Greenheart hardwood and furniture hand-crafted from Dominican Red Cedar by local artisans.


Secondshelters features Secret Bay for its Green Globe-certified villas and transformative, six-star amenities — plus, its newest real estate opportunity that presents a second citizenship status and passport with villa purchase. 


Upscale luxury lifestyle publication Industry Magazine has recently highlighted The Residences at Secret Bay as an ultimate winter destination and mentions this year’s plans for a new social hub that includes an art gallery, microbrewery, lap pool, and all-day dining restaurant.


Luxury lifestyle publication JustLuxe recently featured The Residences at Secret Bay’s latest developments on their homepage. Spotlighting the resort’s newest  Ti-Fèy Villas and Villa Estates—both available for purchase—JustLuxe also emphasized the property’s CBI opportunities.


Luxury coastal lifestyle publication Ocean Home Magazine recently published an article celebrating the completion of Secret Bay’s latest Hillside Ti-Fèy Villas. Ocean Home reports on how the villas are “designed to complement, not compromise, the land” as “Gregor Nassief’s vision to create a first-of-its-kind boutique and six-star serviced vacation home experience in the Caribbean.”


Newsweek’s Country Reports has highlighted The Residences at Secret Bay for leading the charge when it comes to today’s remote-working revolution. In the recent feature, proprietor Gregor Nassief shares his philosophy of following nature’s lead and just why Dominica’s coveted Citizenship by Investment Programme grants an idyllic opportunity to immerse oneself in a more permanent six-star villa experience on Dominica. 


Departures has highlighted The Residences at Secret Bay in its recent article, “New Caribbean Luxury Villas Come with a Coveted Second Passport.” While the publication applauds the stunning gated community of sustainable villas for its six-star accommodations and breathtaking island locale, Departures gives special mention to the unique citizenship option that comes along with villa purchase.

 We’re looking forward to seeing what else is in store for The Residences at Secret Bay in 2022. To learn more about The Residences at Secret Bay’s award-winning Citizenship by Investment offering, we invite you to get in touch with our sales team at [email protected]. Villa options are priced from US $208K per share or US $2.49 million per villa.

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