Boasting an abundance of lush valleys, stunning coconut trees covered hills and powder-sand shorelines it should come as no surprise that the Caribbean is one of the best vacation destinations in the world.
With poolside cocktails and breath-taking beaches, some resorts are definitely a cut above the rest with the sumptuous setting and world-class accommodation. Here are 10 awesome resorts in destinations around the Caribbean that you should check into on your next vacation.
1. Sandy Lane, Saint James, Barbados
Set on a fascinating white sand beach on a typically calm bay, there is no resort in the whole of the Caribbean that does the unstuffy luxury better. The rooms are well appointed, done in a traditional style and the terraces of awe-inspiring views of the Caribbean through the mahogany trees are a sight to behold.
This resort is a haven for people who are looking forward to a holiday full of recreational activities. Sandy Lane is an amazing golf resort with 3 well-manicured courses and the beach is also ripe with some great snorkeling spots.
2. Atlantis resort, Bahamas
Atlantis is an Oceanside, lush resort located on Paradise Island. With so many activities within easy reach, a vacation experience in this luxurious resort is comparable to none. From the famous Aquaventure to the adrenaline rushing leap of faith- a 60 foot drop down a waterfall that takes you to one of the resort’s attractions- the aquarium there’s just so much to do in Atlantis.
3. Hermitage Bay, Antigua
Hermitage is a little piece of paradise standing between a small bay and a steep slope. This secluded resort boasts 30 individual suites situated in lush foliage rich with birdlife and amazing views both from beachfront and hillside rooms.
The staff is friendly and the meals exquisite with variety changing constantly.
4. Caneel Bay, St John, USVI
The charming St John Island is a treasure trove of enticing enclaves plus tropical jungles and Caneel Bay, set on a 170-acre peninsula near seven picturesque beaches is one of the best resorts in the Caribbean.
The facilities include 166 elegant rooms, a state-of-the-art tennis facility, and a 20,000-square-foot Spa.
5. Ladera Resort, St Lucia
Overlooking the stunning Caribbean Sea and the World Heritage Piton twin Mountains, Ladera Resort is the pioneer of the three wall concept in St Lucia which truly distinguishes it from other resorts. Talk of adventures, unique experiences, nurturing of romance and love, Ladera embraces it all.
6. Fowl Cay Resort, Bahamas
Situated only 200 miles from Miami yet posing as an entirely different world, Fowl Cay redefines the meaning of a luxurious resort. It consists of six separate beautiful villas located on this expansive sandy cove and the amenities are as plentiful as the beaches abounding the island.
You’ll enjoy full-time housekeeping with a personal manager and a chef.
7. Casa de Campo Resort &Villa, Dominican Republic
Casa de Campo is great especially for avid golfers who want to experience something different. The ocean holes are stunning, the links and Dye fore resorts courses are to die for and there is a kids club which makes this resort perfect for a family getaway.
8. Cocobay Resort, Antigua
Being one of the charming all-inclusive resorts on the island, Cocabay is an adult-only, romantic, clifftop gem with sweeping views of Valley Church Bay and Ffryes Bay. The beautiful cottages offer rustic-chic rooms featuring Adirondack chairs and private balconies.
9. Jade Mountain, St Lucia
Jade Mountain, located on the fascinating island of St Lucia, is among the most mesmerizing resorts in the Caribbean. Not only does it offer comforting and relaxing accommodation, but it also offers a sanctuary- tranquil and natural surroundings. With amazing services and astounding views of the Petit and Gros mountains, Jade Mountains is a special choice for discerning travelers.
10. Four Seasons Resort Nevis
With its sprawling shoreline’s campus, Four Season Resort Nevis embodies on a unique and timeless take on the Caribbean experience. It’s probably the biggest resort on the tiny 36-square- miles island but it is amazingly laid back even by Caribbean standards.