Secret Bay - Ylang Ylang Villa I & II
Caribbean / Dominica / Secret Bay
Rising up from the ground from a single stem, the Ylang Ylang Villas are the latest stunning creation at Secret Bay.
Marveling at how the villas and their vast balconies are surrounded by trees, these residences have been called love nests, “bowers of bliss” or magical tree house escapes.
The villas are called Ylang Ylang because their shape resembles the petals of this legendary flower, one that first originated in Indonesia, yet these days can be found growing on the property. Few plants better capture the essence of Secret Bay than the Ylang Ylang. Even its name is shrouded in mystery, either meaning ‘wilderness’, or ‘rare’. It fits perfectly to the location and the experiences offered at Secret Bay.
The nearly 1,600 square foot villas feature one bed and bath, a fully equipped kitchen in the veranda, two decks, an elevated pool directly accessible from the bedroom, an outdoor shower, a barbecue and a hammock sofa—the ideal setting for an unforgettable retreat.
Guests can have personalized itineraries created for their stay – everything from active and extreme adventure to peaceful relaxation. From custom-prepared meals and one-man music concerts in the privacy of your villa to hiking the Caribbean’s longest hike-able trail or trekking to one of only two boiling lakes in the world. Your dedicated villa attendant will be on call and provide discrete service, allowing you to experience the perfect balance of romance, privacy and pampering.
Rare, sensuous, relaxing, wild. Welcome to Ylang Ylang at Secret Bay.
Secret Bay’s concierge will create personalized itineraries for your stay – everything from active and extreme adventure to peaceful relaxation. From one-man jazz concerts to trekking to one of two boiling lakes in the world. Your dedicated villa attendant will be on call and will provide discreet service, allowing you to experience the perfect balance of romance, privacy and pampering.
Features and Amenities
- 1,600 sq. ft.
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- A fully equipped kitchen in the verandah
- Two decks, an elevated pool directly accessible from the bedroom
- A barbecue and a hammock sofa,
- Private pool
- Modern fully-equipped open-plan kitchen
- High speed wireless Internet access,
- State-of-the-art Sonos Bluetooth speakers
- Apple TV with Netflix access
- Cable flat-screen television
- iPhone for your exclusive use on- and off-property
- A wide selection of books and board games
Elegantly immersed within a clifftop rainforest on “The Nature Island” of the Caribbean is Secret Bay, among the leading boutique hotels in the world. Comprised of eight secluded and sustainably-built villas and bungalows, Secret Bay is the genuine embodiment of a luxurious hideaway, allowing guests to melt into the soul of the island; to dwell within a rudimentary habitat amid five-star amenities and access to unfathomable experiences.
Conceptualized by celebrated architect Fruto Vivas, Secret Bay’s body of residences are renowned for their artful fusion of high design and locally-sourced craftsmanship, forming open-air luxury residences enveloped in an eden of lush vegetation. As an eco-luxury resort composed entirely of sustainably-sourced materials, Secret Bay exists in a beautiful equilibrium of responsibility to its environment and a commitment to guest comfort. A dedicated attendant tends to guest needs in-villa, inclusive of intimate fine dining, spa services and an adventure concierge. Five-star service is extensively personal, from mattress firmness to pre-stocked refrigerators, tailored to the desires, lifestyles, and preferences of each individual guest.
This secluded compound is just a 10-minute drive to the quaint town of Portsmouth and one hour from Dominica’s capital, Roseau. The beautiful expanse of Prince Rupert Bay, edged by one of the longest, often deserted, white-sand beaches on the island, is a 10-minute kayak ride away. Other nearby sites include the well-preserved Fort Shirley at the Cabrits National Park, the ever-enchanting Indian River and the Northern Forest Reserve.
Secret Bay has direct access to two paradisaical swimming beaches: Tibay Beach, and the soft white-sand Secret Beach, inclusive of a natural rock-formed arch, hidden sea-cliff cave, and rich marine life. Guests are given unlimited complimentary access to adventure equipment such as kayaks, paddle boards, and snorkel gear.
While a Secret Bay getaway is one enveloped in natural luxury—from the lush rainforest just beyond your bedroom to the open-air architecture of your state-of-the-art kitchen—we believe indulgence shouldn’t stop there. The luxurious amenities complete the most unrivaled, romantic Caribbean escape. Begin your day with a rejuvenating yoga class at the Bwa Mang Wellness Pavilion, find peace of both body and mind at the Gommier Spa, delight in succulent local fare at Zing Zing Restaurant and cap your evening with cocktails on the Vetivert Sunset Deck. This is, truly, paradise found.
Please note: The whole resort including the Ylang Ylang Villas, Ti-Fèy Villa, and the and Zabuco Honeymoon Villas can be rented exclusively. Contact a villa specialist for details.
1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms
Sleeps 2 Guests
2030 Interior Square Ft.
Bedroom DetailsBedroom 1: King sized bed, air-conditioning
Beach DetailsDirect access to Tibay Beach and Secret Beach
Pool DetailsPrivate pool with spacious deck area
Staff and ServicesWelcome dinner for stays of 7 nights or more
Linens and towels changed every 3 days
Airport transfers for stays of 7 nights or more are included
Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)The Waitukubuli Wanderer – An all-terrain air-conditioned 4-door 4-wheel drive vehicle with a knowledgeable driver for day excursions
Car rental for the duration of your stay
Personal chef service
Pre-stocking of your favorite foods (where available) as well as a delicious and wide selection of locally grown produce
A selection of organic food baskets
Private evening one-man jazz concert on your terrace (villas only)
Location Details10 Minutes from Portsmouth
1 Hour from Roseau
Approximately 1 hour from Douglas Charles Airport (DOM)
Villa NotesAdventure equipment is provided (including: mountain bikes; kayaks; stand-up paddle board; yoga mats and snorkeling and swimming gear)
Check-in: 3 pm
Check-out: 11 am
Children between the ages of 7 and 16 years old are welcome in any of our one-bedroom villas with a signed liability waiver from an accompanying parent or guardian
|Travel Dates||Bedrooms||Min. Night Stay||Nightly Rates|
April 08, 2023 - June 23, 2023
|1||3||$ 1,118 £ 881 $ 1472 € 1026 $ 1775 R 22360 *|
June 24, 2023 - September 22, 2023
|1||3||$ 987 £ 778 $ 1299 € 906 $ 1567 R 19740 *|
September 23, 2023 - December 15, 2023
|1||3||$ 1,184 £ 933 $ 1558 € 1087 $ 1880 R 23680 *|
December 16, 2023 - January 05, 2024
The Great Escape
|1||5||$ 1,447 £ 1140 $ 1904 € 1328 $ 2297 R 28940 *|
|USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.|
Credit card is collected upon arrival
3 Nights during the spring, summer and fall. 5 Nights during the Christmas/ New Year's and winter seasons.
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