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    Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

    Newfoundland Estate, Rosalie, Dominica
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (165)
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          Overview
          • Excellent98%
          • Very good2%
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          • Poor0%
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          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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          21 - 25 of 166 reviews

          Reviewed 14 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 12 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

          Reviewed 27 May 2016

          I have visited Dominica twice now, and both times chose to stay at Mermaid's Secret. The first time I was traveling with a group of friends and Tim and Sam were extremely knowledgable and accommodating in terms of advising on sightseeing and hiking trails. The...More

          2  Thank sarahel0ise
          Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 12 June 2016

          It was really nice to welcome you back Sarah and thanks for posting your review. As one of our first ever guests its good to hear your reaction to how things have changed here over the years. We endevour to evolve and improve so we...More

          Reviewed 1 May 2016

          We stayed with Tim and Sam for a few days in March 2016. After some travel delayes we finally made it to Dominica and this was our first place we stayed. Mermaid's Secret is truly a little secret - a little paradise in lush green...More

          1  Thank Xenie67
          Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 4 May 2016

          Thank you for posting this review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here at Mermaid's Secret. It was a shame you were delayed but you still managed to see most of what we have to offer here on the East coast, and...More

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          • 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)
          Hotel & Grounds (99)
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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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