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Two Fully Screened Cottages. U.S. Dollar , 1-Bedroom, $45 2-Bedroom, $55.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A 2-acre spice/organic farm. Private, clean, peaceful. Hiking and river pools.

Located below UNDECO's World Heritage Site, Mourne Trois Pitons, Zephyra's Wisdom, nestled in among cocoa and other spice trees, is for independent/adventurous travelers. A tranquil setting, abundance of nature, hikes, and river pools just a short trek away at 3Rivers. About the farm you have variety of choices to throw down a sheet, enjoy the fresh grass under your feet. Fruit trees, tropical flowers, orchids, spices abound: cocoa, mocha, cinnamon, coffee, nutmeg, vanilla bean. Diversity and lush rain forest just by stepping outside the front gate: wildlife, river pools, lush scenery, curious sounds of the rain forest that sometimes puzzle you. Cabins fully-equipped: kitchen ware, spices, linens, towels. 2 bedroom, queen + 2 twin beds. 1 bedroom, queen bed. TV, DVDs, massage table, yoga mats, first-aid kit. Daily baked bread at neighborhood Linworth's Market.PLEASE VISIT MOST RECENT REVIEWS AT airbnb.

Additionally, we offer professional concierge and property management services, guided tours/drivers/chaperones, provisioning, laundry. Please inquire. Bikram's Yoga coming soon!

More Details

Property Manager
Noreen Antoinette Cerge
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About Noreen Antoinette Cerge

Born and raised on the island of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Fluent English, Spanish, Italian. Former Official Court Reporter, U.S. District Court and Superior Court, Los Angeles, California. Transitioned to education in the Healing Arts. Certified Bikram, Sivananda & Indigo Yoga Instructor; Aquatic Fitness Instructor; Massage/Aromatherapy Therapist; Acupuncture/Herbology studies at Emperor's College, Santa Monica, CA for 4 1/2 years.

Noreen Antoinette Cerge purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Noreen Antoinette Cerge chose Dominica

Pristine beauty, untouched landscapes, abundance of clean rivers, fruits, vegetables, clean air and water. An abundance of natural resources. Dominica is an island with low carbon footprint and minimal environmental impact. Self-sufficiency is an added benefit.

What makes this cabin unique

Private, peaceful, pristine land, rivers; food and water in abundance.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Very special place. My family had a blast. House is fully equipped. The mosquito nets around the entire place is a nice touch and speaks to the care taken in ensuring comfort. Jimmy, the on-site caretaker is very helpful, and always at work in one corner or another of the property, planting and transplanting and cutting various plants. The land is being cultivated into a diverse, edible forest. Cooking a meal at the cabin means walking about and collecting various edible roots, leaves and other plant parts, with Jimmy there to answer questions about what is what and how to prepare it. Tonight's dinner was rice with lentils cooked with lemon grass, cinnamon leaf, sour orange leaf, basil, "seasoning pepper," coconut, and probably some other things from the property I may have forgot. Jimmy taught the kids how to peel cinnamon bark and kept us with plenty of sour orange juice, and supplied us with mangoes, softball-sized apricots, passion fruit, coconut and soursop—some of which was from here and some from his Kalinago village. There is a beautiful trail to a spectacular pool in the river, and much other hiking and exploring to be done. Wish we could stay longer.
Mar 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Rosalie in Caribbean

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • river ...
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , 2BR, in & outdoor shower. 1BR inside shower. Modern facility
  • One bedroom, one bath. Two bedroom, one indoor bathroom,shower, sink, and one outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Master - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2BR, queen + 2 twins; 1BR, queen
  • One bedroom sleeps 2 (queen) comfortably Two bedroom sleeps 4 (queen + 2 twin beds) comfortably
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Conservatory
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Complimentary Welcome Basket

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Two Fully Screened Cottages. U.S. Dollar , 1-Bedroom, $45 2-Bedroom, $55.
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

I highly recommend this property!!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for a little over a week with my family and we really enjoyed the property and the island, we loved the property and will surely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Zephyra's Wisdom appreciates the time taken to give us a favorable review. We enjoyed having you all and look forward to your return.
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Fauquier, BC, Canada
5

Beautifully private

  • 5 of 5

This property far exceeds the description. This place is certainly not for those who enjoy the resort experience. Tucked away in the middle of a lush rainforest you get to enjoy a private little cabin that has everything you need! A rental car is a must to get you around and once you have transportation sorted out there are dozens of beautiful hikes and excursions you can enjoy as day trips. The hostess was very helpful and went out of her way to ensure we felt comfortable in everyway. The directions to the property were excellent and we found our way, even in the dark. We took the hike to the boiling lake with Superman Rasta Ron as our guide ,it was well worth it !! Ron made the experience a special and memorable one and had just a great vibe about him, (we finished the day with a real sense of accomplishment and we couldn't have done it without him). Our plan was to stay for a week and we ended up booking another week because we fell in love with the place we were staying and Dominica in general. The river that runs just a short walk away is an exceptional added bonus to this property and the pictures on the web site don't do it justice. We will be back to this place and would recommend it highly. Thank you Noreen you have a real gem there hope to see you soon. K and D

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful comments. I am so happy that you both were pleased with the accommodations. Ron and I really enjoyed your company. You are a dynamic couple! We look forward to your return next year.
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend & I stayed one week here and it was truly a pleasure. The cabin is cozy and the owner Noreen is very welcoming and knowledgeable. There were surprisingly not many mosquitoes considering it was in a rainforest. I loved the peaceful tranquility and the fact that there is a clean beautiful river close by which you can hike to. The place is in a good location close to Emerald Pool and town. Food in Dominica is mostly organic,the rivers are healing, and the hikes get your heart pumping. I have come back home feeling invigorated and inspired to live a healthy life.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maya and Nico. Enjoyed having you both! Come again soon!
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Arizona
5

Noreen's paradise

  • 5 of 5

No words can describe our wonderful Domenica experience. We recommend Noreen's Paradise to all as something to experience at least once in a life time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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United States
5

Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Zephyra's Wisdom is a truly amazing hideaway that I recommend to everyone looking for a beautiful place to relax and enjoy island life. The location is magical, the river is sublime, and the owner is lively and full of knowledge about the island. Don't miss hiking to the waterfalls, swimming in the river, dinner in Roseau, and checking out the beautiful beaches!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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United States
5

Run away to this amazing hideaway!

  • 5 of 5

I have travelled to many places in the world, but I have to say that my trip to Dominica and stay here was by far one of my favorite memories. Ms. Cerge is a great host and her property is beautiful. I don't think I have ever felt so healthy, smelled so lovely and relaxed so completely as I did here. The property is rugged, so come with a sense of adventure. When I was there, there was no heated water so if that is a concern for you please be advised and inquire first. It was really lovely having the opportunity to shower outdoors and be surrounded by nature. The cabins are cute and comfortable for two or a small family. Below the cabin is a road that leads to a fresh water stream which seems like you're entering a land that Indiana Jones once discovered. I swam in the river and it was clear and refreshing. You can even drink the water here and have no problems! This shocked me, but it was true. I never got sick from it and it tasted wonderful.

I was there in May 2010 and there weren't many bugs, but with the rainy season I am not sure that's the case. Near the property is several points of interest including beautiful waterfalls and hikes. I recommend renting a vehicle if you want to explore the island. Boiling Lake is an awesome hike and worth hiring a knowledgeable guide to teach you about the flora and fauna. In town there are several cute cafes to have a nice meal or try the local dishes and Ms. Cerge has great recommendations. The prices are very reasonable. I recommend buying groceries in town and bringing back with you to the property. There's a farmer's outdoor market close to the grocery store that has a variety of fresh fruits and veggies. It was really delightful cooking in the cottages and eating some of the food from the farm, but the closest stores to the cabins are limited in what they carry so stock up in town! Also, when I was there a batch of chicks were just brought back so it's possible there will be fresh eggs waiting for you. They are so delicious!

If you want to relax, be one with nature and get away from the craziness of city life come visit Zephyra's Wisdom. Dominica is an unknown paradise!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Rosalie, Caribbean

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter
8 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£83
for 2 nights
From
£41
£290
£871
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 15.0%

RATES:
1 Bedroom-$45.00 U.S. Per Night + 15% VAT
2 Bedroom-$55.00 U.S. Per Night + 15% VAT
MANDATORY: A 4WD Vehicle. The roads are only safe when dry.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Location

Car: necessary

Zephyra's Wisdom is the spicy side of the island - cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg, mocha - you'll see it all. Lush, sunny, cool, bountiful vegetation. Rosalie Bay, 3Rivers, Mermaid Secret, Riverside Cafe, minutes away. Lots to discover - Boiling Lake, Valley of Desolation, Boeri Lake, Titou Gorge, Emerald Pool, Middleham Falls, and Trafalger.

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