ROSEAU, Dominica, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominica (pronounced Dom-in-EEK-a, and not to be confused with the Dominican Republic) today announced that six hotels on the eastern Caribbean island recently earned recognition on the prestigious 2013 TripAdvisor® Travelers' Choice Awards.
Dominica, a haven for adventure travelers, is a spectacular green island of rugged mountains, lush rainforests and rushing rivers in the Eastern Caribbean. TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site.
"Dominica's wonderfully rich community of accommodations offers something for everyone at every service level and budget," explained Colin Piper, director of tourism. "We are extremely proud of this recognition from our valued visitors."
The six award-winning hotels include the following recognition:
Secret Bay took the top spot for "Top 25 Small Hotels in the Caribbean," and the No.3 spot for "Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Caribbean." The hotel is described as, "The perfect spot to relax, unwind and spend a special vacation with someone you love! Every attention has been given to aesthetics, comfort and modern conveniences. They make you feel special and pampered."
Beau Rive took the No. 5 spot for "Top 25 Small Hotels in the Caribbean," and the No.17 spot for "Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Caribbean." Beau Rive offers dramatic views of Anse Francais and Wakaman Point.
Dominica's Jungle Bay Resort & Spa was recognized as No. 13 on the "Top 25 Hotels in the Caribbean." The award-winning resort is one of the Caribbean's top adventure eco-resorts offering rustic luxury, wellness, spa and retreat experiences.
Rosalie Bay Resort was recognized at the No. 10 spot on the "Top 25 Small Hotels in the Caribbean." The resort is an eco-luxury wellness retreat nestled at the foothills of Morne Trois Pitons where the Rosalie River meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Pagua Bay House, located in Marigot, was recognized at No. 2 for "Top 25 Bargain Hotels in the Caribbean" and No. 24 for the "Top 25 Hotels for Service in the Caribbean." Travelers said, "There are some trips that fade quickly from your memory and then there are others that stay with you forever. Pagua Bay House and Dominica are definitely in that latter category."
Manicou River Resort came in at No. 13 for "Top 25 Bargain Hotels in the Caribbean." The unique resort features treehouse lodges perched 400 feet high up on the foothills of Morne Aux Diables, offering panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and Cabrits National Park.
Learn more about Dominica by visiting www.discoverdominica.com.
SOURCE Discover Dominica