Be part of Dominica’s best kept secret

The Residences at Secret Bay sits high on a private clifftop, and offers a life of spa relaxation, stunning beaches and fine dining

The Residences at Secret Bay, Dominica’s crown jewel development and only six-star, award-winning, all-villa resort, has just sold the most expensive vacation home ever in the country for US$7.1m. The Clifftop Villa Estate compound, situated on a waterfront promontory 60-metres above the Caribbean Sea, comprises four villas in total – including two primary architectural estate villas and two companion villas, totalling 900 sqm of indoor-outdoor living across more than an acre of land. Perched atop an ultra-private clifftop, the exclusive off-plan residence boasts five spacious bedrooms, four gourmet kitchens and three plunge pools.

The fully furnished villas include a number of personalised features, and are fitted with state-of-the-art appliances, including: De’Longhi espresso makers, a Siemens suite in the kitchen, iPads, Apple TV, Samsung televisions, wine coolers, charging stations for electric vehicles and more. Seamlessly blending into the jungle-meets-sea landscape by way of sustainably sourced architectural materials and an indoor-outdoor floor plan, the villas embrace the essence of Secret Bay living.

Achieving dreams

Commenting on the recent sale, Gregor Nassief, Proprietor of Secret Bay and The Residences at Secret Bay, and Chairman and CEO of GEMS Holdings Limited said: ‘This is a significant milestone, not just for The Residences at Secret Bay, but also the country. This was a collaborative endeavour between the buyer and Secret Bay to fully achieve their dream to have a composition of luxury villas with three pools perched high upon more than an acre of waterfront land above the Caribbean Sea. Further, beyond hassle-free ownership and access to the award-winning resort amenities, the new owner will benefit from being part of Secret Bay’s rental programme.

’The Residences at Secret Bay owners gain privileged access to the resort’s incomparable six-star services and amenities including the open-air Zing Zing Restaurant, treetop couple’s Gommier Spa, riverside Bwa Mang Wellness Pavilion, three swimmable beaches, along with dedicated villa attendant and concierge service, and an array of forthcoming amenities – a saltwater infinity pool, beachfront bar and restaurant, state-of-the-art fitness centre, microbrewery, and curated art gallery among them. Additional benefits include access to Secret Bay’s high-performing property rental programme, management and upkeep of the property. Prices for The Residences at Secret Bay starts at US$1.49m for whole ownership or US$218,000 per share for citizenship investors. Prospective buyers can book a VIP ‘Residences Discovery’ package to experience the resort community first-hand, including a site inspection of the property, welcome dinner, round-trip airport transfers, and an optional Waitukubuli by Sea tour to discover the island.

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