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Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

What can I say about Mermaid’s Secret? It’s fabulous in every way. You couldn’t have better hosts than Sam and Tim who provided one of the best and memorable vacations we’ve had. They were attentive in every way while making it all seem easy. Their...More

Thank Edward K
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 10 January 2017

Hi Ed and Lavinia Thanks for your kind review of Mermaid's Secret. We equally enjoyed having you guys stay so certainly look forward to your return. Hopefully your flights will be a bit more punctual next time! Getting here is half the fun :-) Thanks...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

We spent a couple of nights here as part of our honeymoon and what a couple of days we had. The setup is stunning and a testament to all the hard work that has gone into creating it. Tim & Sam were superb hosts; we...More

2  Thank Nicole A
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 10 January 2017

Hi Nicole, thanks for posting your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here despite us suffering from the flue! It was nice to hear you didn't also suffer from it after you headed home. We all better now :-) Cheers Tim

Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were lucky enough to stay in such a lovely retreat, surrounded by wonderful rainforest scenery for the last few days of our Dominican holiday in March, The welcome we received from Tim and Sam was so warm, we immediately relaxed and felt at home....More

2  Thank Globetravelling
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks for writing this review Gillian. I hope after the tranquillity you enjoyed in Dominica your house move was not to stressful. Best wishes Tim Sam

Reviewed 11 June 2016

Mermaid secret will offer beautiful scenery and a quiet, peaceful retreat! We just loved it! So if you are looking for a cozy and comfy place to stay, with nature and enjoyable company, well I definitely recommend this retreat which is owned by a wonderful...More

3  Thank fabienne p
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 10 January 2017

Thanks for writing this kind review Fabienne. We enjoyed having you stay as our last guests of the season so thanks for squeezing us in during your visit to the Caribbean. Sam is now fearless in the kitchen having conquered the vegan challenge ;-)

Reviewed 2 June 2016

Tim and Sam have created a veritable paradise at Mermaid's Secret on the most beautiful island in the Caribbean. Great hosts, great food, great accommodation and amazing location. If you are going to stay anywhere on Dominica this is the place.

2  Thank mitchk98
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 11 June 2016

Thanks for posting your review Mitch. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again when you return for more of this incredible Island Cheers Tim Sam

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US$15 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$15 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Cabins have ensuite bathrooms, yurts don't."
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"You can choose between cottage or jurta or put up your own tent on the grass."
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"If you have to go out at night better take bungalow than yort (only 3 m, but it can rain..),"
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"The yurt is one of the most romantic places we've ever styed in."
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