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Mermaid's Secret - Riverside Retreat

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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This is a late review, but visited Mermaids Secret with family as a get away not realising how beautiful this place really was. MY MIND WAS BLOWN! Sam & Tim went above and beyond every day to make our stay perfect. We stayed for 2...More

2  Thank LWey22
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 21 July 2015

Thanks for your review Leah, no matter if its late it is still very much appreciated. We have found many guests get inspired to post a review months after their stay due to going through the photos and remembering the good times. Hopefully you all...More

Reviewed 26 June 2015

deep in the jungle with the best swimming pool..... once there you feel like you have truly got away from it all into the wild rainforest - there are great walks, i saw mating boa constrictors and all manner of birds and insects, swam in...More

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Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 21 July 2015

Thanks for the review Robert. Glad you and your family enjoyed staying with us here at mermaids secret and found plenty to do even with two babies in tow. Definately our youngest jungle dwellers to date and Im glad I kept our kids old lego...More

Reviewed 1 June 2015

Few times in one's traveling life is such a gem of accommodation encountered. in the realm of remote retreats, Mermaid's Secret-Dominica-is the Hope Diamond. Cottages are darling, handsome, meticulously maintained. Tradewinds sweeping through the windows maintain them mosquito free. The convivial, imaginative, even ingenious Owners...More

2  Thank John D
Response from Stan0, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 21 July 2015

Hi John thanks for joining trip advisor just to post your review. We appreciate your help in revealing our little secret here in the jungle. Hope you get time for a longer visit one day. Cheers Tim

Reviewed 25 May 2015

Staying with Sam and Tim at their little piece of paradise was an amazing experience. It's located in the center of the island (which itself is a paradise) about an hour from the main airport. A short drive through some beautiful terrain in the heart...More

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Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 28 May 2015

Thanks Pete and Monica for taking the time to review your stay. We are always happy to help our guests make the most of the Island and our trip to the boiling lake was my 34th so im getting used to it by now! I...More

Reviewed 11 May 2015

From the moment we arrived we knew we were in for a treat. Tim,Sam and the crew welcomed us into their home and immediately made us feel like family. We were originally scheduled for 7 nights in the sun yurt but decided to extend to...More

2  Thank Peeler441
Response from MermaidsSecret, Owner at Mermaid's Secret - Riverside RetreatResponded 28 May 2015

Thanks Alex and Sarah for being such great company and brightening up our lives for the nine days you guys stayed...we had a blast and hope you do get chance to return one day. Thanks for the review too:-) Best wishes from all here

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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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