Secret Bay Hotel featured on CNN

A Room at Secret Bay Hotel

Secret Bay Hotel, near Portsmouth, has been featured on CNN Travel Insider on a list of 50 best new hotels in the world.

The establishment was among three hotels from the Travel + Leisure list to be first featured by the media giant.

Travel + Leisure’s features director referred to Secret Bay as, “the perfect secret getaway with the perfect secret name… we love this property because Dominica has really been off the beaten path for a lot of travelers who really don’t realize how close it is….”

The director went on to say “this hotel gives a lot of luxury to this island”  and the editor who visited the property “thought it was some of the best food he had ever had anywhere in the Caribbean.”

Secret Bay website says it “offers sustainable luxury villas and bungalows and is the perfect place for a Caribbean honeymoon vacation, an anniversary vacation or the secluded holiday of a lifetime.”

Earlier this year Secret Bay was named the winner of the prestigious Development of the Year Award by the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS).

In 2011 Secret Bay along with Rosalie Bay Resort were ranked among the best Caribbean hotels by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

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34 Comments

  1. Manicou River Resort
    October 20, 2012

    Well done Secret Bay.

  2. kerliz
    October 18, 2012

    :)Nice. Please think of the rest of Dominica.What of the roads in Wallhouse? No one will take it on. Govt? Loubiere Village Council? Pls. do something for us.

  3. ha ha ha
    October 18, 2012

    maggie and delo i here youll doing good work up there. keep it up. :lol: :wink: 8)

  4. Anonymous
    October 18, 2012

    Congrats to Portsmouth! Let’s continue to make Portsmouth a gem of a city. Control the crime and continue to extend good hospitality to visitors and believe me you will see that town rise. Remember people want to spend their money but not if you treat them bad. Congrat’s secret bay and thanks to the owners for building in the Portmouth area.

  5. PHILLIS
    October 18, 2012

    congrats to secret bay, making Dominica more special and a scret place to visit.

  6. african queen
    October 17, 2012

    my face just light up with smile keep doing what ever u guys doing great job and to see that Dominica and secret bay ahead i must add that the name secret is not secret anymore after all the world is hearing and watching.

  7. Possie NYC
    October 17, 2012

    DNO Rosalie bay was features on NBC NY Today Show just this week. It was featured in the Steal or splurge segment. Here is the link.

    http://todaytravel.today.com/_news/2012/10/12/14399062-fall-getaways-splurge-or-steal?lite

  8. virgo
    October 17, 2012

    I’m so proud to hear and see, this my goodness all these makes me homesick Lovely Lovely Dominica.

  9. Anonymous
    October 17, 2012

    Congratulations to Rose at Secret Bay, all the tourists are talking about you and your cooking. Such a wonderful person this Rose, hoppe management do everything possible to keep you because one of those tourist may open a door for you, just saying……

  10. Anonymous
    October 17, 2012

    Comments are limited because it’s something good for the island, we Dominicans enjoy tearing down each other and the island in a negative way.

  11. lady p
    October 16, 2012

    great for our Nature Isle. I love the ambiance of that hotel. Keep shining Secret Bay

  12. MR GENIUS SXM
    October 16, 2012

    big up d/ca and POSSIE ONE time

  13. jestx
    October 16, 2012

    i wonder why positive things that is happening in Dominica don’t get even half the comment the negative gets. i feel proud when i read articles like that about Dominica we are so blessed and we don’t appreciate. i say thank god for blessing Dominica, i really appreciate all that we have. amen

    • African Queen
      October 16, 2012

      well said …the positive don’t interest them

    • hmmm
      October 17, 2012

      i agree jestx

  14. negre bord la mer
    October 16, 2012

    leh e bon di e bon :lol: Great job

  15. "O" STRESS!!
    October 16, 2012

    A blessing,or a curse? beauty is in the eyes of the beholder,how does we turn this much needed “FREE”??? press into promoting and education the masses,except not to mention the dreadful hassle some of us exprience to get in and out of this gem called Dominica? The Australian Cricketers told the world about us. Some times a quickie is the best!

    • hmmm
      October 17, 2012

      o stress you not making no sense. when you put a curse on your country you putting curse on yourself. sacway majee!

    • Malatete
      October 17, 2012

      The guests of Secret Bay obviously do not share your opinion yes, it can be a hassle to come to Dominica and this gem of a hotel is not exactly cheap. But what they have managed to do is turn their location and excluisivity into an advantage, which per change is also reflected in their name “SECRET” Bay. Cheap and easy is not always the best!

  16. Concern citizen
    October 16, 2012

    Congrats, keep up the good work and for putting Dominica out there to be recognised as the best place to be on vacation .

  17. D/A guy
    October 16, 2012

    This Good news about your Resort in Dominica makes me so happy as a Dominican living out of Dominica keep up the good works hope i can show my face the next time i come home one love to all the had working staff

  18. Goodwill
    October 16, 2012

    well done !!! keep the accolades coming Secret Bay

  19. DOMINICA
    October 16, 2012

    I saw it and I was so happy.

    CONGRATULATIONS to the owner of secret bay, to have the foresight in doing a business like this on our lovely island Dominica.

    Also, thanks for putting up in the Portsmouth area.

  20. pato
    October 16, 2012

    nice, nice, so all you like it. and continue to treat visitors poorly, u never know who is who

  21. A
    October 16, 2012

    I’m a local and I spent a weekend at the hotel with my American boyfriend and I did not want to go home. I felt like a billionaire. This is the place; I had the best food, made the best love and sleep the best ever.

    • Emilien
      October 17, 2012

      And THE BEST WEDDING would have comple
      mented it don’t you thin

  22. sayodityodit
    October 16, 2012

    My heart Smiles!

  23. Nudibranch
    October 16, 2012

    Congratulations are in order to the vision that created it, and the dedicated and hard working staff who maintain standards far higher their guests expect.

  24. hmm
    October 16, 2012

    Hey DNO

    Rosalie Bay was also featured on NBC’s today show.

    Just awesome.

  25. October 16, 2012

    So happy for you all at secret bay! Great job!

  26. dream
    October 16, 2012

    sometimes its not about the quantity but the quality. we need more upper class tourist they pay better and they are not looking for sun sea sand

  27. jfingers
    October 16, 2012

    NICE….!!!!

  28. Nikkei
    October 16, 2012

    Congratulations on your recognition. wish you continued success.

  29. Mervin
    October 16, 2012

    Congrats secret bay!!! Keep it up

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