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    Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

    Newfoundland Estate, Rosalie, Dominica
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (165)
          Room & Suite (29)
          Pool & Beach (27)
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          Overview
          • Excellent98%
          • Very good2%
          • Average0%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “natural pool” (19 reviews)
          “the river” (60 reviews)
          “mermaids pool” (12 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

          For my second trip to Dominica (my wife has lost track of how many times she's been), we decided to stay a bit more in the middle of the island. A little air bnb research showed Mermaids Secret. My wife, Maii, recognized the mermaid's pool...More

          2  Thank KRay2273
          Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 31 March 2015

          Thanks for your review Kevin. It was a real shame you guys got the flu that was doing the rounds here on the Island but thanks for going into hibernation so we all didnt get it! Glad you enjoyed your stay in the end though....More

          Reviewed 29 March 2015

          A peaceful corner of Paradise on an Island of water and green magic. The sounds of rivers and night creatures - every inch of the bush throbbing with life. The secret is there and we're not telling...you must experience it for yourself. Two weeks and...More

          2  Thank Leta B
          Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 31 March 2015

          Hi John and Leta thanks for posting this lovely review. The stones still stand.....well 3 sculptures survived the big river last week! In more ways than one you guys live on here with us at mermaids secret :-) best wishes from us all Tim

          Reviewed 18 March 2015

          The highlight of our recent three week vacation in the Caribbean has to be the four days we spent at Tim and Sam Williams’ Mermaid’s Secret on the lush and lovely Island of Dominica. Hubby and I landed well after dark and I was a...More

          1  Thank Suzan17
          Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 27 March 2015

          Thanks SuZan for writing this lovely review. We enjoyed having you folks as our guests and look forward to your second visit one day. The night creatures were confused at first with my ukulele practice while I waited for you but I think they may...More

          Reviewed 18 March 2015

          Through word of mouth from friends who have stayed here and after reading the tripadvisor reviews, we settled on Mermaid’s Secret for our honeymoon. We are so glad we did because it has given us happy memories that will last a lifetime. The hosts Sam...More

          1  Thank MrandMrsMonkey13
          Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 27 March 2015

          Thanks for this great review folks. Thankfully you got to hear about us and chose to spend your honeymoon here as we enjoyed your visit as much as you I'm sure. The 'De'Burginator' has pride of place at the mermaids tale and as yet no...More

          Reviewed 17 March 2015

          A beautiful piece of property with rushing river, hikes and natural swimming holes all within walking distance. Tim and Sam are gracious hosts - providing useful tips and delicious home cooked meals. They even supplied us with groceries ahead of arrival for our own private...More

          1  Thank Alexandra F
          Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 26 March 2015

          Thanks very much for taking the time to review your stay with us. Of course we are always glad to read that our guests feel they are part of our family while here at mermaid's secret. It has been a pleasure to meet so many...More

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          About
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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$ 15 - US$ 95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
          • Location
          • Caribbean >
          • Dominica >
          • Saint David Parish >
          • Rosalie
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          Traveller (165)
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          Pool & Beach (27)
          Dining (14)
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          Room Tips
          "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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