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Kempinski’s First Caribbean Resort Is Opening in October

 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …

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Dominica, a Caribbean Tourism Comeback Story

 By Alexander Britell Dominica has been seeing a remarkable surge in tourism arrivals that are the latest sign of the destination’s post-Maria comeback story. Dominica, one of the Caribbean’s most naturally beautiful destinations, saw a spectacular first quarter, with 23,444 …

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How to Live at One of the Caribbean’s Greatest Hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Since its debut in 2011, Dominica’s Secret Bay has been one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list hotels: a stunning, cliffside eco-luxe retreat comprised of jaw-dropping villas. And now you can actually live there. The boutique Secret …

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 By Alexander Britell It began in 2011, a personal real estate project that turned into a dream hotel that turned into one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list travel experiences. A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria came, and Dominica’s halo …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton DOMINICA – It’s the brightest hour of the late afternoon and everyone is in the water, looking out at stunning green mountains and blue sea. We’re all at the new infinity pool at the Fort …

 By Alexander Britell Dominica’s Secret Bay has long been one of the Caribbean’s most spectacular places to stay, from the private plunge pools to the treehouse bungalows. And with the hotel set to reopen this November, it’s making some major …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s Nature Island has made a strong recovery from Hurricane Maria, as one of the region’s most gorgeous destinations looks to bring back travelers in 2018. Dominica has long been a haven for travelers …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is making its comeback from Hurricane Maria. The vast majority of attractions are open, hotels are rebuilding (including some that are already reopened like the Fort Young), and restaurants are relaunching. The best way …

 By Alexander Britell In a significant boost for hard-hit Dominica’s tourism hopes, the island’s top hotel will reopen its doors in November. The property, which has been closed since Hurricane Maria, has regularly found itself at the top of the …

 Secret Bay, one of the Caribbean’s most spectacular boutique hotels, has launched a limited time promotion offering free extra nights for travelers who book by July 15. Travelers who book a stay at the Dominica hotel get three nights for …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Whether you want to light a new love’s flame or simply head on a romantic retreat, there’s no better place to do it than the Caribbean, where every sunrise brings the promise of secluded sands …

 When it comes to an adults-only retreat in the Caribbean, there’s often nothing better than a well-designed small hotel. Boutique properties just offer that extra degree of romance, that added level of intimacy. Because when you’re looking for a romantic …

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 The Caribbean’s most hotly anticipated new villas are coming soon. The spectacular new Ylang Ylang villas at Dominica’s Secret Bay resort are now open for reservations. The one-bedroom villas include two decks, an elevated pool directly accessible from the bedroom, …

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 Since boyhood, Gregor Nassief, owner of Dominica’s Secret Bay hotel, had a lofty dream—to create a home away from home amongst the wild forested cliffs of Dominica. And to preserve the natural environment all the while. While celebrating the nuptials …

 At the northwest corner of Dominica, just before Portsmouth, at the foot of a cliff, there is a secret. It’s called Secret Beach, and it’s the party piece of the Secret Bay boutique hotel. It can only be reached by …

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 Every Zabuco villa at the Secret Bay hotel in Dominica comes with its own private infinity plunge pool. That means the perfect retreat after a day of snorkeling, hiking, bathing in thermal baths or simply doing nothing at all. It …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list of …

 Above: a Zabuco villa at Secret Bay (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Secret Bay boutique hotel in Dominica has added two new villas, the property announced Tuesday. The two villas are both “Zabuco” models, in the same …