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Derek's place is an awesome place to escape and enjoy a tropical paradise. It is a bit of a walk from where the boat drops you off and away from everything but if you are looking for a quiet place to reset and recharge Derek's...More
I should have written a post a long time ago, but after finishing my fourth trip to Derek's over the course of five years, it's time.
I went through reading the 'good' and the 'bad' and the outright obnoxious reviews, and from years of experience...More
My wife and I stayed at Dereks place in February. We ended up staying longer than planned due to the awesomeness. Just think about the minutia of a perfect idyllic island paradise beach bungalow. Apply it to one place on the planet. Go to little...More
I think maybe the guys at Derek's Place wanted to escape to paradise, but then realised they needed some income. The place is lovely, but they don't seem to want to do much hosting. I felt tolerated rather than welcome. On the first night we...More
Response from DerekofDereksPlace, Owner at Derek's PlaceResponded 16 May 2017
Well, thanks for explaining how the things work here, though I'm sorry it was a little less than perfect for you.
And it is true that I do need income, I have about 7 employees that will surely sue me if I don't pay them,...More
I had great apprehensions about staying here from all of the frightening reviews on Tripadvisor. I was GREATLY relieved to find they were either 99% exaggerated or that we at least had a fantastic experience. We stayed in the Beach House for 10 days. Initially...More
Response from Allison T | Reviewed this property |
There is a communal bucket shower, which is a big barrel and you have a bucket to scoop the water out and over you. Our kids thought it was really neat. You do get towels in your cabana. We stayed in the Bottle House... More
There is a communal bucket shower, which is a big barrel and you have a bucket to scoop the water out and over you. Our kids thought it was really neat. You do get towels in your cabana. We stayed in the Bottle House which has its own private bucket shower and the Beach House has it's own private one as well.