Many of us dream of a vacation where we can relax on the perfect white-sand beach with fresh cocktails before returning to our comfortable room with a picture perfect view of the turquoise blue waters of the ocean, then head to a restaurant with culinary experiences full of decadence.
At many resorts in the Caribbean, this is a reality. So grab your sunglasses and a good book, and head down to one of these breathtaking resorts to enjoy a holiday you will never forget. This helpful guide will show you some of the top choices to consider.
Guana Island Resort – British Virgin Islands
If you are looking for a destination where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the real world, and can enjoy some serenity and peace, Guana Island Resort may be right up your alley. This eco-chic resort keeps things straightforward and calm, offering just 18 rooms, all of which have panoramic views of the ocean.
There are no vehicles on the island, and there are no televisions or telephones in the rooms, meaning you can indeed switch off and enjoy the tranquility of this 850-acre paradise. Four of the villas have private pools, but if you are staying in a room without a pool, there are still plenty of things to do, including snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, swimming at one of the seven beaches, play a round of tennis, and relaxing.
If you are in the mood for a delicious culinary journey, the restaurant, which is the only one on the island, has some of the finest cuisines in the Caribbean.
Sandals Royal Caribbean – Jamaica
Since 1967, the French Polynesian region has been seducing travelers with their overwater bungalows. Fifty years later, the beautiful thatched-roof hideaways made their way to the Caribbean where you can now enjoy the stilted accommodations at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay.
Located on the breathtaking lagoon, these villas have everything you need to enjoy your vacation in Jamaica. The Jamaica resorts like this also boasts private infinity pools, attentive butler service, and floating hammocks where you can spend your days relaxing without a care. If you enjoy your privacy, these hideaways have everything you need.
If you find yourself in the mood for mingling, you can try out the delectable cuisine at any of the eight restaurants, or grab a cold beer or a fresh cocktail from one of the five bars. There is also a wide variety of water sports on offer, and the unlimited scuba diving will introduce you to an underwater paradise.
La Concha Renaissance Resort – Puerto Rico
Spending time in the Caribbean is not just about soaking up the sun and drinking cocktails by the poolside. Some of the best night life in the world can be found on these tropical islands. La Concha Renaissance Resort in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is there the perfect place for those who love water sports and poolside fun as well as clubbing and pubbing until the sun comes up.
The Condado neighborhood of San Juan is known for its stylish restaurants and trendy clubs which attract the younger party crowd. It is not just for the youngsters though, with Old San Juan just a stone’s throw away, where you can enjoy a romantic evening filled with delicious food and drinks.
If you would prefer to stay at the resort, there is plenty to do. The multi-level swimming pool area offers a place to cool off during the day, but at night turns into an open air lounge where you can mingle with fellow travelers. The Perla Restaurant, which is designed to look like a contemporary clamshell, serves refreshing and appealing new American cuisine, ensuring that there is something for everyone.
The Palms Turks & Caicos
As you stand on the balcony of your room at The Palms Turks and Caicos on the main island of Providenciales, you will be overwhelmed by the unbelievably blue color of the Caribbean Sea. This resort is considered one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets.
The 72 suites all boast spacious accommodations which offer you everything you need for a relaxing tropical holiday, from king-sized beds and high-speed Wi-Fi to full-size kitchens and balconies with a view of the white sand of the beaches just meters from your suite.
This incredible resort offers an infinity pool scene which is both tranquil and social, and the elegant spa has just what you need to relax and unwind after a busy day of water sports, which include Hobie cats, snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding. There is something for everyone at this fantastic resort.
There are so many incredible places to see and experience in the Caribbean, and it would be so amazing to see all of them if we could. The above are just the tip of the iceberg but are a great start to enjoying resorts in the Caribbean.