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Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Not at all! 170+ "excellent" reviews say it all. We spent 8 nights, 7 full days, in this idyllic jungle hideaway and enjoyed total relaxation - our thanks to Sam and Tim. We're seniors, not looking to keep moving all day every day and not...More

Thank elaric
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 5 April 2017

Thanks for your review guys. Its not often our guests write the review before they have even checked out but we very much appreciate your kind words and enthusiasm. I'm glad we lived up to your expectations after waiting so long to finally get here....Erika...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were sure we picked a great place, but Sam and Tim and our cabin at Mermaid Secrets exceeded our highest expectations by far. When we arrived, we were greeted by Sam and Tim it was like meeting old friends. We enjoyed the great talks...More

1  Thank Ines L
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 5 April 2017

Hi Ines. Thanks so much for this very kind review. We are looking forward to Christmas 2018 when you plan to return again but of course my motorcycling trip this summer to Austria comes before then....see you in Vienna hopefully :-) Great fun having you...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a truly stunning hideaway location which gave me a fantastic opportunity to escape modern life and become immersed in nature. Whether it's wild swimming in the river or hiking to the local waterfalls there is plenty to do nearby. Alternatively you can just...More

1  Thank lisawood8
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 5 April 2017

Hey Lisa thanks for taking time to review your stay with us and Im glad we helped you forget about the world for a week at least. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hopefully your new found love of the jungle will lure you back...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spent 4 nights in the exotic moon-jurta at Mermáid´s secret in the middle of the jungle close to Rosalie River. We had a nice kitchen but the meals that Sam made were so nice so we didnt bother to Cook very much. We ate...More

Thank Anna R
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 5 April 2017

Hi Anna thank you for your review and we appreciate you taking the time to reflect on your stay. It was fun meeting you and hearing of Chris's motorcycling adventures into Norway has inspired another road trip for my bucket list :-) cheers Tim

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We spent a fantastic 7 nights at Mermaid's Secret in the Moon Yurt (a unique and lovely experience that, with its nearby tidy, modern kitchen and clean bathroom/warm shower, gave us the perfect blend of quasi-"camping" and convenience). I don't know what I can say...More

1  Thank Natalie H
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 5 April 2017

Hi Natalie thanks for this great review. We are ever grateful that our little peace of paradise here goes a long way to help our guest get into the groove that is Dominica. The pool and surrounding forest is what the Island is all about....More

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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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