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Dominica’s Secret Bay, a Bucket-List Caribbean Hotel, Is Open Again

 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 …

VIDEO: Discovering the New Dominica

 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 …

Dominica’s Secret Bay Reveals New Treehouse-Style Villa

 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 …

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 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 …

Secret Bay

 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, …

Dominica's Best Hotel

 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 …

Secret Bay

 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 …

 We continue our Best of the Caribbean series with a look at the small hotel properties that make the Caribbean tick — particularly those of 50 rooms or less. While the Caribbean has superb luxury resorts and all-inclusives, it has …

 The Caribbean is not short on terrific hotels. Every island — every destination — has a range of interesting, original, luxurious properties sure to satisfy any traveler to the region. But this year, we wanted to offer our take on 10 …

 Above: Secret Bay in Dominica (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell DOMINICA — There’s mystery here. I arrive, not by airplane, which of course offers its own unique vantage points, but by ferry, from the neighbouring French department of …