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Verandahs on top of verandahs Kick back by the pool with a rum punch
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Sunset along the coast
Verandahs on top of verandahs
Kick back by the pool with a rum punch
Spacious dining and kitchen areas
Prepare meals or use our cooking services
Bathrooms all feature Phillipe Starck fixtures
Outside the master suite
On-site massage by US trained therapists
Spectacular view from the deck
Ground floor bedroom with canopy bed
All bedrooms open widely onto verandahs
Master bedroom features Tempurpedic king
Dining room, living room, kitchen
Upstairs bedroom, with canopy bed, classic McGuire captain's chairs
Living room
No better spot for a rum punch!
The study adjoins master bedroom. DVD screen not shown.
The observation deck is a spectacular spot for stargazing.
A spacious, beautiful base for your Dominican experience
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Calibishie, Saint Andrew Parish, Dominica

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BanRotsky
Boston, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Like a Dream Come True”
Reviewed May 1, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Staying at the Villa Passiflora was so incredible that it felt like a dream. Every morning we would wake up and say, “Is this real life?!” My parents had the master suite upstairs, and my BF and I stayed in the suite on the bottom floor near the infinity pool and a hammock. The house had everything from high-quality linens and beach towels to a well-appointed kitchen. When we arrived, the hosts had filled baskets with fresh fruit.

One of the first things we did was to walk down to the rocky outcropping amidst the crashing waves. You can also walk to Hodges Beach, and several other beaches are just a short drive away. For nightlife, you can walk up the road to Poz Restaurant, which features excellent food, cocktails, and karaoke!

Our suite was very comfortable and airy and we were soothed to sleep by the loud ocean surf. With three separate suites, this house is large and airy and perfect for three couples.

The housekeeper, Isoline, is super-sweet and friendly and a great cook. The proprietors of the villa, Amy and Alder, are very friendly and attentive and made sure we had everything we needed. They have two large guard dogs to protect the property. As other reviewers have written, the dogs do bark sometimes, but they make you feel safe.

The two levels of decks both have incredible views of the crashing waves. We even saw a vivid double rainbow! Some guests have spotted whales. The top of the house even has an observation deck from which we drank Kubuli and watch the sunset.

We feel so lucky that we got to spend a week at the Villa Passiflora and would love to come back someday.

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Liked best: The view!
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 May 2016
We are always delighted when our guests' experience at Villa PassiFlora is spectacular. It is a very special home in a very special place. Thanks for sharing your pleasure!
Bruce Kaplan and Ann Law (owners)
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Jane S
Lexington, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Breathtaking!”
Reviewed March 3, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Our group of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our week and were sorry to leave. First of all, the architecture and the wood are stunning. The interior decoration is very pleasing, with lots of details we kept noticing.

Everything was very comfortable: beds, towels, sheets, lounge chairs. Bathrooms were great. The kitchen was so well-stocked.

And now the best part: the view! Whenever I came out on 1 of the verandas, the view of the ocean, waves crashing on rocks, lights blinking on Guadaloupe, distant mountains...it took my breath away! We were all pinching ourselves, feeling as if we were in paradise. And the roar of the waves and the chirping tree frogs would lull us to sleep at night.

The housekeeper and caretakers were all very welcoming and eager to help us in any way. They are unusually sweet people. We enjoyed 1 of Isalene’s scrumptious dinners.

During our stay we did a variety of activities, from hiking to swimming and loved the unspoiled island and the friendly people.

We hope to come back some time.

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Liked best: View!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Mar 2016
We're delighted you shared our pleasure in Dominica and Villa PassiFlora, Jane.
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Laura G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great value for families and beautiful accommodations”
Reviewed April 9, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

This villa contains three beautifully appointed bedrooms with queen sized beds. In addition, there is a twin bed in the study adjoining the master. The pictures on this site and the Villa's website are very representative. The house is quiet and feels very safe. The couple taking care of the house live in the basement apartment are are very nice and helpful. There are two guard dogs and all the bedrooms have locking doors and a safe so the security is good. Its great to have a pool for a refresing dip. The kitchen is very functional and we used it every day.The mosquito netting was reassuring and pretty - although there were no mosquitos seen during our stay. Definitely air conditioning was not needed - cool breezes coming off the ocean feel great and we were actually using a blanket. Only minor improvement would be access to a washing machine. Everything else was flawless. Re the location - Calibishie was our favorite area of the island but you might want to stay part of your trip in the south of the island if you want to spend a lot of time in Rousea Valley. We went twice - once for boiling lake and once to visit Wotten Waven/Champagne Reef/Waterfalls - and that was good for us - but driving is long.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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Jp D
1 review
“"It's wonderful that a place like this available.""”
Reviewed March 30, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Villa Passiflora is a jewel. It's a brilliantly conceived and wonderfully built place overlooking the sea in the most beautiful of the Caribbean islands: Dominica. We're back now but we can still hear the waves breaking below us as we lay in bed at night. I can still see my toes set against the sea as I sit with my feet up, reading.
We feel very fortunate that there are people with the intelligence and vision to create such a place and who make it available to others.

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Mark M
Waunakee, Wisconsin
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed March 25, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

My family of five enjoyed an extended stay at Villa PassiFlora this past January. This is a high end villa by Dominican standards. Beautifully designed and open to the sea with magnificent views, we loved our stay here. The caretakers, Amy and Alder, were fantastic and really made the stay even more special in more ways than I can describe here. And the owner was extremely easy to work with and very accommodating. We will certainly be back for a return visit soon. If you are looking for a class A villa on the north shore of Dominica, this is it. Just don't rent it when we want to go! :-)

Now for a few words of guidance. Dominica is a place for nature lovers. If you want an air conditioned resort, with all of the amenities of the first world; you are coming to the wrong place. For example, there are no screens on the windows in this villa. Thus, you will have bugs and birds passing through. We loved having the place open to feel the breeze from the sea and hear the surf and tree frogs at night. We were never hot here. But if you are a person that needs to seal off the indoors from the outdoors, this place is not for you.

And I can't leave this review without mentioning the dogs. If large dogs frighten you, I would not recommend coming here. As I'm sure you can read in other reviews, there are two large guard dogs that do a very good job of guarding the perimeter of the house. The older one, takes her job quite seriously and I'm fairly sure that she would have eaten one of us for breakfast if she had escaped her electronic fence. The younger one actually has a soul. We were able to pet him and he got to know us after a few days. They will bark like crazy each and every time someone comes near the house, including when that someone is you. The plus to this (I guess) is that you don't need to worry much about intruders, not that we would anyway. We have walked all over Dominica and never once felt threatened or unsafe, but I'm sure petty theft can happen.

Villa PassiFlora was perfect for our family (teenage kids). I will dream about our stay here on many cold nights spent back in Wisconsin. Until next time, Villa PassiFlora. Thanks for a wonderful stay.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Maddie M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
“Already planning our next trip there”
Reviewed March 15, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Our family of five stayed here in January for a month and absolutely loved it. Not only is the island beautiful with so many incredible hikes and places to explore, but Villa PassiFlora and Amy and Alder made the experience that much better. From giving us tips on where to visit to helping us buy veggies from the veggie truck man to going on morning walks with our thirteen year old brother they were incredible. They truly made the villa a home away from home. We have gone to the Virgin Islands every winter for the past eight years and this was by far the best villa we have ever stayed in. Along with that Dominica is by far the most beautiful island we've ever been to. I would highly recommend staying here as well as visiting Dominica!

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paciano
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best of Dominica”
Reviewed January 12, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

I have traveled extensively in the Caribbean and I discovered that Dominica is the n.1 island if you love nature .
Villa Passiflora made ​​me holiday really memorable , I think is the most beautiful villa on the island.
The staff and the owneri are really special.
We had the chef one night and was delicious.
Don't miss Emerald pool, Trafalgar falls and Red Rock (with Nigel the tour guide).
We've rent a Toyota Rav and in 7 days we did 700 km on the island!
There is so much to see and do.

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Liked best: the home decors
Liked least: to short a week to enjoy the island
Travelling group: Friends
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