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    Jade Mountain
    Soufriere
    $163.5 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $163.5 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Rising above its sister property, Anse Chastanet, Jade Mountain offers high-rise vistas of The Pitons, with architecture that draws on St. Lucia's natural beauty. Each of its "sanctuaries" boasts only three walls (the space where the fourth wall should be is completely open), 15-foot ceilings and furnishings crafted from tropical wood. Some suites also feature infinity pools that create the illusion of a limitless space between you, the Caribbean Sea and The Pitons. However, recent guests warned that modern conveniences like TVs and telephones are not available in any accommodations. Additionally, some said that although the open wall yields majestic views, it also means you're up close and personal with some of the island's high-flying wildlife and the occasional rainstorm. In addition to the panoramic views, Jade Mountain touts a varied list of island sports, including snorkeling in the Anse Chastanet bay, sunset sailing on the resort yacht and scuba diving with experts from the on-site PADI dive center. What's more, Jade Mountain knows how to create a romantic atmosphere. Couples can arrange for an in-room massage with the Kai en Ciel Spa or a private dinner on the Celestial Terrace. For other meals, travelers can dine at the Jade Mountain Club or enjoy in-room dining.
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    Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France
    Baie des Flamands
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France's white-washed walls and marble foyers feel almost palatial; guests say the breathtaking views of northern St. Barts' Flamands Beach push this property into the realm of luxury. And the boutique hotel's accommodations aren't too shabby, either. Guest rooms and suites feature bright white decor, hardwood floors and gray, pink or orange accents, while those willing to splurge on a villa will find a private infinity pool and an open-air kitchen. If you can part from your lavish abode, pamper yourself with a treatment at the Cheval Blanc Spa or head to the water for some sailing and water skiing. When your tummy starts to rumble, sit down for some fresh seafood and sea views at La Case de l'Isle restaurant. Diners say that menu prices are high, but the servings are memorable. Note: Cheval Blanc closes annually between Sept. 1 and Oct. 15.
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    Tortuga Bay
    Punta Cana
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    Sitting between Cap Cana Marina and Punta Cana International Airport along the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Tortuga Bay appeases travelers with luxurious amenities. Not many resorts can advertise spacious suites designed by fashion icon Oscar de la Renta. Aside from the stylish decor, accommodations also boast balconies or patios, Jacuzzis, walk-in closets, kitchenettes and flat-screen TVs. Guests rave about the tasty (albeit expensive) food served on Oscar's signature tables at Bamboo Restaurant (as well as at the six other eateries within the Puntacana Resort & Club complex). But Oscar de la Renta isn't the only name guests will recognize: Avid golfers will likely jump at the chance to play one or both of Tortuga Bay's courses, designed by Tom Fazio and P.B. Dye. Meanwhile, relaxation-seekers can take advantage of the Six Senses Spa, which features a full menu of massages and body scrubs. But what travelers like most about this Leading Hotels of the World property is how different it feels from other Punta Cana resorts. Many vacationers say that the 1,500-acre reserve – maintained by the resort's ecological foundation – is a refreshing break from the overcrowded Bávaro beach hotel scene. And Leaders Club members you're in luck – this property grants perks like suite upgrades to rewards program participants.
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    Jamaica Inn
    Ocho Rios
    25.2 miles to city center
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Welcoming guests to its private beach in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, since 1950, Jamaica Inn seeks to provide a home-away-from-home experience, and its guests believe it succeeds in doing so. Its air-conditioned suites, cottages, bungalows and villas – with wooden furnishings and white and yellow or blue decor that pay homage to the beach, sea and sky – all offer complimentary Wi-Fi access, minifridges and private balconies or verandas. Meander across the hotel's manicured grounds for a meal and a Red Stripe beer at the open-air restaurant, or enjoy a massage and an iced lemongrass tea at the Ocean Spa. If the beach is more your scene, you'll find free snorkel gear, kayaks, paddleboards and Sunfish sailboats there, along with daily complimentary fruit punch from 11 a.m. to noon. Overall, travelers rave about the property's amenities and customer service; however, the boutique hotel's laid-back atmosphere means vacationers seeking a thriving nightlife scene may want to stay elsewhere.
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    Spice Island Beach Resort
    St. George's
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Stretching across 8 acres of Grenada's prized Grand Anse Beach, Spice Island Beach Resort is a family-run boutique resort. Surrounded by lemon, almond and sea grape trees, each suite features a patio, balcony or terrace, plus a minibar, bathrobes and slippers, Frette linens and Molton Brown toiletries. Recent guests agree that the Seagrape Beach Suites are worth the splurge thanks to their whirlpool tubs with ocean views, private patios and gardens, chaise lounge chairs and double hammock sets. Just in case hammock-lounging didn't fill your relaxation quota, the in-house Janissa's Spa provides body polishes and massages. And encouraging guests to take advantage of its primo beachside location, Spice Island's all-inclusive room rates cover snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, tennis, cycling and green fees at a local golf course. When hunger strikes, head to Oliver's Restaurant, which serves up a Creole-inspired menu accompanied by live music, or the Sea and Surf Terrace & Bar for gourmet international dishes with a Caribbean twist. What's more, most travelers raved about the on-site dining options.
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    The Palms Turks and Caicos
    Providenciales
    15% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    15% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Situated on Grace Bay in the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Palms Turks and Caicos is hailed by guests as an ideal retreat for the whole family. The infinity pool that snakes around the boutique resort's grounds is a great spot for kids to cool down while grown-ups grab a drink at the poolside Plunge Bar. Dry off in one of the property's 72 accommodations, which range from 640-square-foot junior suites to oceanfront penthouses. Each suite comes outfitted with at least one king-sized bed, a private balcony or terrace, a sleeper sofa and a kitchenette or kitchen. When you need an adrenaline rush, visit the resort's fitness center or practice your serve at the tennis court. If you desire a more leisurely vacation, enjoy a treatment at the 25,000-square-foot spa or head to the beach to lounge or snorkel. However, you choose to spend your day, satisfy your appetite at one of The Palms' three restaurants, including a garden eatery with a complimentary breakfast buffet. Many past guests raved about the gourmet fare served here, although a few previous diners desired friendlier and more attentive servers.
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    Baoase Luxury Resort
    Willemstad, Curacao
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    A popular hideaway for honeymooners, Baoase Luxury Resort sits on the southwestern side of Curacao, less than a 9-mile drive southeast of the island's international airport. Recent guests gushed about the hotel's attentive staff and its prime location on a secluded beach. And with just 23 rooms, suites and villas (and its own private island), it's easy to see how the resort manages to create an intimate atmosphere for lodgers. Aside from the five-star customer service, past visitors were pleased with their accommodations, especially the beachfront suites, which boast private infinity pools. If you're not willing to splurge on a suite, you'll still enjoy resort or sea views from your room's balcony or patio, plus complimentary Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV, a minibar and a Sonos sound system, among other amenities. When you're not lounging in your digs, retreat to the resort's infinity pool, recline in a chair on the beach or schedule a treatment at the spa. The beach is also where you'll find the resort's restaurant, which offers a menu of French international cuisine with an Asian twist. Although reviewers found the food delicious, they also said the prices are high. If you're interested in an all-inclusive plan, the hotel offers one as well.
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    COMO Parrot Cay
    Providenciales
    $78 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $78 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    The key to COMO Parrot Cay is personalization: Located on a private Turks and Caicos island northeast of Providenciales, this boutique resort strives to embody the perfect beach vacation for every taste, with various experiences that include customized excursions and intimate dinners. Head to the COMO Shambhala Retreat to enjoy a private yoga class or a hot river stone massage. For a more active experience, borrow kayaks or snorkeling gear to use at your leisure. Even dining is up to you: Eat in your villa, in one of two restaurants or on the beach. Guests love COMO Parrot Cay's food, which is always fresh, organic (when possible) and Caribbean-inspired, and appreciate that breakfast is covered by the room rate. However, some caution that the on-site lunch and dinner are expensive There are meal plan options if that's something you're interested in: the resort offers both half-board (dinner each night) and full-board (lunch and dinner daily) supplements. After dinner, retire to one of 72 guest rooms, suites, villas or houses, which are all bathed with natural light and adorned with four-poster beds (draped in white voile), minibars and private verandas or sun decks.
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    Zemi Beach House
    Shoal Bay Village
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Recent guests said the accommodations and service at this resort overlooking Anguilla's Shoal Bay East are exceptional. Sprawled across 6 acres, the resort's 76 rooms and suites come equipped with deep soaking tubs, walk-in showers and furnished balconies with pool, resort or ocean views. Past visitors loved the spacious layouts of their accommodations (which range from 600 to 2,826 square feet) and the contemporary Caribbean interior design (think: natural wood furnishings with crisp white linens and accents). Lodgers were equally impressed with the outdoor infinity pool, which overlooks the ocean and is considered one of the world's most beautiful, as well as the spa, which is housed within a 300-year-old Thai house and features a hammam, rain showers, a juice bar and a meditation garden. The resort also offers a fitness center, yoga classes and a beach boot camp, but if you'd rather get your adrenaline pumping in the water, you can ask the beach concierge to organize water activities, such as kayaking and snorkeling. Though the resort's dining options are limited (there are two on-site restaurants), the property's convenient location makes it easy to explore nearby eateries. You'll also find three bars on-site. What's more, as part of Hilton's portfolio of hotels, this property participates in the Hilton Honors rewards program.
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    Curtain Bluff
    Old Road
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    With just 72 rooms and suites nestled into a cove on Antigua's southern coast, Curtain Bluff emphasizes its Caribbean setting – wild nightlife and modern luxuries are secondary. Reviewers are quick to stress that this all-inclusive resort doesn't cater to the party crowd. The property offers an immersive vacation experience – guest rooms don't include televisions. Instead, you'll get floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea. Spend your days enjoying spa treatments (for an extra fee), playing tennis, scuba diving or napping on the beach. In the evening, dine at The Tamarind Restaurant or The Seagrape, or savor a glass of wine from the resort's specialized cellar. Curtain Bluff may not boast some of the conveniences of home, but visitors find the resort's other amenities outweigh those needs. Note: Curtain Bluff closes annually between mid-August and late October.
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    Le Sereno
    Saint Barthelemy
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    With only 39 suites and three four-bedroom villas, Le Sereno is especially exclusive. This boutique resort – flanking Anse de Grand Cul-de-Sac's sands on St. Barts' northeastern coast – is ultra chic, with suites displaying bright white hues and dark wood accents. Along with the sumptuous accoutrements, accommodations come equipped with decks with private gardens or pools, free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, Ex Voto Paris toiletries and iPads and Nespresso machines (upon request). But even with all of these luxe amenities, guests agree that Le Sereno doesn't feel pretentious, saying that they were greeted by hospitable staff members. However, some say the property's quiet setting is not ideal for families. During your stay, you can stretch across the bay's chalky white sands or indulge in a refreshing (albeit pricey) treatment from Spa Le Sereno. When it comes to dining, visitors heap praise on the menu at Restaurant Le Sereno, citing its delectable cuisine, romantic atmosphere and unbeatable ocean views as highlights. What's more, the hotel is part of The Leading Hotels of the World family, meaning Leaders Club members have access to perks during their stays.
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    Caribbean Club
    Seven Mile Beach
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Offering 37 one-, two- and three-bedroom suites and villas overlooking Grand Cayman's famous Seven Mile Beach, the Caribbean Club is ideal for vacationers looking for more space than a typical resort can provide. Along with the extra square footage, suites and villas come equipped with kitchens, washers and dryers, living rooms and furnished balconies. Aside from the well-appointed accommodations, the hotel's oceanfront pool and beach cabanas (free for guests) also impressed past lodgers. If you're not in the mood to make meals in your own kitchen, head to traveler-approved Luca, the hotel's Italian eatery. Or, explore the restaurants in the surrounding neighborhood – an easy feat thanks to the property's prime location. Other on-site amenities include a fitness center, free parking and in-room massage services (for a fee).
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    Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel
    St. George's
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Occupying 8 acres of tropical greenery, Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel boasts 30 suites arranged in a horseshoe shape, each facing the secluded L'Anse aux Epines beach on the southwestern end of Grenada. All rooms feature Elemis Skincare bathroom amenities, complimentary internet access and balconies or patios (where breakfast is served by a personal maid). Recent guests cited the breakfast delivery as one of the reasons they'll continue to frequent this Relais & Châteaux outpost. Offering even more individualized pampering, the open-air Spa at Calabash tailors each treatment to your personal needs. When you're feeling refreshed, enjoy L'Anse aux Epines' waters on a paddleboard or a Hobie Cat sailboat, or schedule a tour with the hotel's ScubaTech Dive Center. If you prefer to stay on land, perfect your backhand at the two on-site tennis courts or sign up for a private yoga lesson. For tapas or gourmet cuisine and libations with a kick, head to the Beach Club Restaurant or Rhodes Restaurant, the property's two dining venues. Both eateries' dishes impressed previous patrons.
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    Eden Roc at Cap Cana
    Playa Bavaro
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    Eden Roc at Cap Cana prides itself on offering secluded luxury. Tucked inside Cap Cana, one of Punta Cana's most exclusive communities, this Relais & Châteaux outpost offers a long list of sumptuous amenities. Each of the resort's 62 suites features high ceilings, complimentary Wi-Fi access, a Nespresso machine and either a private balcony or terrace. Some even come equipped with a private pool. Outside the suites, travelers can unwind with a treatment at Eden Roc Wellness & Spa or enjoy the Eden Roc Beach Club, a private facility that touts a palm-shaded pool, a barbecue area and a beach bar. However, some guests agreed the restaurants were overpriced for what they offered. For more action, families can visit the children's pool or drop their little ones off at the Koko Kid's Club for games, crafts and more. When it's time to eat, vacationers can head to one of three restaurants. Suite rates cover daily breakfast at BLUE Grill + Bar, while Mediterraneo restaurant offers seasonal flavors for dinner and a third eatery, La Palapa, is available for fresh seafood by the Caribbean Sea.
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    Hotel Christopher
    Gustavia
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located on St. Barts' northern coast, Hotel Christopher provides luxury-seekers with an intimate getaway. Each of the 42 guest rooms and suites features neutral decor with pops of bright orange throughout and comes outfitted with a private terrace, free Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, a minibar and Sisley toiletries. Previous visitors said they left this Preferred LVX hotel feeling completely relaxed as a result of the property's isolated location. High-end amenities like the full-service Sisley Spa and the stunning seaside infinity pool are bound to help you unwind, while the two on-site dining venues, Christo Lounge Restaurant and Mango Beach Club, are sure to satiate your appetite after a long day of swimming, sailing, hiking or lounging. Although most past guests heaped praise on both eateries, a few desired tastier (and less expensive) options and faster service. To save some coin while staying here, members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can use reward certificates to cover the cost of their rooms.
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    Jumby Bay Island
    Long Island
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    If you're seeking over-the-top luxury on Antigua, look no further than Jumby Bay Island. For a pretty penny, you can bask on this small private islet 2 miles off the northeast coast of Antigua and soak up the rays on its powdery white sands. Despite its cost, recent guests thought their money was well-spent: With spectacular vistas and top-notch service, visitors had very few complaints. As for digs, Jumby Bay's Rondavel rooms reside in octagonal cottages, and each features a four-poster bed, a private courtyard, a wraparound terrace and an outdoor shower. If you can shell out some additional coin for a private villa (read: estate), you'll get your own pool and direct beach access. The resort itself offers land and water sports, three pools, a tennis club and The Jumby Bay Spa. When hunger sets in, you'll have your pick of three sit-down dining venues, which serve everything from casual poolside fare to upscale Caribbean cuisine. A grab-and-go beach shack with West Indian-style street snacks (think: fresh seafood and wraps) is available as well. All meals, snacks and beverages are covered by the resort's all-inclusive room rates.
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    Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Aruba
    Eagle Beach
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Resting on 14 sandy acres close to Aruba's westernmost point, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is a boutique, adults-only property that emphasizes environmental protection. Its 104 guest rooms, suites and penthouses offer intimacy and seclusion, along with private balconies or terraces, free Wi-Fi access and locally sourced Aruba Aloe bath products to use in solar-heated walk-in showers. Recent guests heap accolades on the guest rooms' views of Eagle Beach and the romantic, kid-free environment. Yes, this hotel is a splurge, but many past visitors said it's worth every penny. Sweethearts can dine in a private cabana on the beach (a favorite experience for many travelers) or at the poolside, oceanfront Elements restaurant. Though room rates do not cover lunches, dinners and drinks, a free breakfast buffet is available daily. Additional on-site amenities include a fitness center, a spa, an infinity pool and a gift shop.
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    GoldenEye
    St. Mary
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    In 1946, a former officer in the British Royal Navy bought some land in northern Jamaica and named it GoldenEye. Hoping to recuperate from the psychological toll of World War II, he planned to spend the rest of his days relaxing and writing in the tropics. The man's name was Ian Fleming, and it was here that he dreamed up the now-legendary character James Bond. Once a writer's retreat, GoldenEye is now a fully functioning boutique resort where you can indulge in a massage at FieldSpa or go snorkeling in a 4-acre lagoon. You can stay in the Fleming Villa, where the famed author penned "Casino Royale," or in various other villas, lagoon cottages or beach huts, each with an outdoor shower, a welcome gift of Blackwell rum and Wi-Fi access (which the daily 10% service fee covers) to keep both secret agents and regular guests connected to the outside world. And even a spy's got to eat: You can satiate your appetite at one of three eateries: the treehouse-style Gazebo (which serves internationally inspired dishes), Bamboo Bar (a beach spot with Jamaican classics and fresh seafood) and Bizot Bar (where you can savor casual Jamaican dishes poolside while sipping a classic martini – shaken, not stirred). Although many vacationers praise the property's grounds and accommodations, several say the resort's customer service and cuisine are subpar at best.
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    Grace Bay Club
    Providenciales
    $74.25 nightly Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $74.25 nightly Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Grace Bay Club in eastern Providenciales on the Turks and Caicos Islands offers classic Caribbean vacation activities like snorkeling excursions, couples spa treatments and poolside drink service. Unlike some other luxury resorts, Grace Bay Club isn't just for adults: Children of all ages can participate in swimming lessons, tubing or arts and crafts sessions with Grace Bay's Kids Town program. Meanwhile, parents can get dressed up for an elegant dinner at the Infiniti Restaurant & Raw Bar or one of three other dining establishments. And after a day of underwater adventures or relaxation, you can retire to digs ranging from junior suites with bay views to four-bedroom beachfront residences with private pools. Each suite or villa contains at least one king-sized bed, plus an iPod docking station, free Wi-Fi access, an LCD TV and a kitchenette or kitchen. Guests say that a stay at Grace Bay Club can be pricey, but with perks like a personal concierge and views of the resort's gorgeous grounds, the cost is well worth it. What's more, the boutique resort is part of The Leading Hotels of the World, meaning Leaders Club members have access to perks here.
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    Sandals Royal Plantation
    Ocho Rios
    24.9 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    Sandals Royal Plantation, part of Sandals' Jamaican fleet of adults-only, all-inclusive resorts, emphasizes luxury over size. Each of its 74 ocean view suites on the Ocho Rios Riviera comes with personalized butler service to cater to your every need, as well as a marble bathroom, a king-sized bed draped in Italian linens and a private balcony or patio. The luxurious (albeit dated) digs and top-notch amenities at Royal Plantation make for a special Sandals resort, but guests say it's the friendly service from the resort staff that keeps them coming back again and again. Spend your days golfing, scuba diving or playing tennis; then, retreat to the Red Lane Spa, a Sandals staple. (Keep in mind, spa services cost extra.) After a full day, dine in the lap of luxury at one of Royal Plantation's five restaurants.
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    Petit St. Vincent
    The Grenadines
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    This grouping of exclusive cottages can be found on the private island of Petit St. Vincent, roughly 4 miles southwest of Union Island. Built from local stone and wood, the resort's 22 cottages feature bright and airy decor, complete with fresh white, blue and green linens, stone walls and private wooden decks. When you're not lounging in your room or enjoying a massage at the Hillside Spa, you can take part in yoga classes, play a round of tennis or golf (the golf course is located on nearby Canouan Island) or set sail on the surrounding cerulean sea. After working up an appetite, past visitors recommend grabbing a bite to eat at the Beach Restaurant. Chairs are anchored into the sand, and meals are served under thatched roofs and palm trees. (If you prefer inside seating and heartier meals, you can also choose to dine at the Main Restaurant.) While recent guests gushed about the resort's beautiful grounds and attentive service, they also warned that if you're used to an all-inclusive Sandals-like experience, this isn't the retreat for you.
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    Cap Maison
    Cap Estate
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Sitting above Smugglers Cove Beach in St. Lucia's Cap Estate, Cap Maison provides a boutique hideaway separate from the island's larger resorts. Cap Maison boasts 49 Spanish-Caribbean-style rooms and suites, each featuring a balcony or terrace, an Amazon Echo or Bose docking station, a coffee maker and a bathroom with hand-painted tiles and a walk-in shower. If you approach luxury travel with a go-big-or-go-home mentality, consider booking an Ocean-View Villa. These spacious suites feature full kitchens, living rooms and two or three bedrooms, as well as rooftop terraces with private pools. Luckily, I Prefer rewards members can earn deals and special perks throughout their stay at this Preferred Hotels and Resorts outpost. In addition to the beach access, guests will find a spa, a fitness center and a wine cellar on-site. Visitors rave about the cuisine at the two on-site restaurants, especially The Cliff at Cap's intimate cliff-side setting and French-West Indian cuisine. However, some say both eateries' menus lack variety during the offseason. You'll find Cap Maison on the northern tip of St. Lucia, less than 3 miles northeast of Pigeon Island National Landmark.
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    Nisbet Plantation Beach Club
    St. James Parish
    11% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    11% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Surrounded by 30 acres of tropical palms and powdery sands, this former 18th-century sugar cane plantation set along Nevis' northern coast impresses guests with its rustic charm. All 36 guest rooms and suites – which earn a thumbs-up from visitors for their spacious interiors and superb amenities – occupy lemon-tinted cottages and feature wicker furniture, stocked minibars, free Wi-Fi access and balconies, patios or screened-in porches. Travelers also rave about the authentic Nevis specialties served at the on-site restaurants: Coconuts, Sea Breeze Beach Bar and the Great House. Out on the grounds, you'll find amenities like a tennis court, beachside hammocks, a croquet lawn and a 75-foot lap pool. For an added dose of luxury, retreat to the full-service spa for a relaxing treatment or massage. Though a versatile menu of facilities is nice to have, guests say the boutique hotel's impeccable service and relaxing atmosphere are its greatest assets. However, some caution that a stay here is expensive. You'll find Nisbet Plantation Beach Club located 2 miles east of Vance W. Amory International Airport.
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    Hermitage Bay
    St. Marys
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Hermitage Bay, a boutique, all-inclusive resort on Antigua's secluded western shore, gives guests optimal sunset panoramas from private bungalow suites. All of the resort's 30 accommodations face the ocean and are outfitted with outdoor showers, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access and hardwood floors. The organic fare served at the on-site restaurant received high marks from reviewers, but it's the staff's attention to detail that guests appreciate the most. Hermitage Bay caters specially to romantic vacationers, offering wedding and honeymoon packages, as well as a spa with the tantalizing Siddhartha Art of Love treatment, which includes aromatherapy services and exotic tea tastings. When visitors are not relaxing in their room or at the spa, they can get their hearts pumping while enjoying complimentary activities, such as scuba diving, windsurfing and kayaking.
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    Carlisle Bay
    Carlisle Bay
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Tucked in a lush green cove on the southern coast of Antigua, Carlisle Bay specializes in offering an atmosphere that is both sophisticated and relaxing. All of its 87 suites boast ocean views, espresso machines and floor-to-ceiling windows that lead to private balconies or terraces. However, some visitors caution that the decor is a bit dated. The resort features four restaurants, including Ottimo! (a pizzeria with a wood-burning oven) and the adults-only beachside Jetty Grill. After a late afternoon tea, guests can go to the beach with their children or drop the kiddos off at the Cool Kids Club before unwinding by the pool or in the Blue Spa's sauna. Part of The Leading Hotels of the World, the property participates in the Leaders Club loyalty program.

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