Four Seasons Resort Nevis. Charlestown, St. Kitts & Nevis;
After a long-awaited two-year, $24 million renovation the Four Seasons Resort Nevis is back better than ever. This 196-room-and-suite resort is offers 10 tennis courts, a full gym, biomorphic pools, and all the stylistic signatures you would expect from Four Seasons and is one among a handful of discreet, high-end properties on the island. The Deluxe Ocean View rooms, scattered across 12, two-story cottages puts guests just a seashell’s throw from the beach.
Rosewood Jumby Bay. St. John’s, Antigua;
Rosewood Jumby Bay sits on a secluded, 300-acre island 2 miles off the northwest coast of Antigua. If that’s not enticing enough, consider the resort’s 40 rooms and villas that are equally impressive with wrap-around terraces, private courtyards and outdoor garden showers. Of course luxurious amenities are nothing without impeccable service to match as the staff caters to every whim.
Caneel Bay Resort. St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands;
Whether it’s the resort’s location within the Virgin Islands National Park or its technology-free ethos as there are no TVs or telephones in the rooms, Caneel Bay is often described as an oasis. This boutique resort consistently takes home awards. Visitors can explore the 170-acre peninsula or cozy up in their rooms. Accommodations feature private balconies or terraces, Caribbean stone accents and views of the garden or Caneel Beach.
Spice Island Beach Resort. St. George’s, Grenada;
Occupying 8 acres of prime real estate on Grand Anse Beach. Visitors frequently describe the 32-room boutique hotel as magical thanks to the courteous staff and choice location. While Spice Island’s position on Grenada is ideal for exploring the island or participating in complimentary snorkeling, kayaking and sailing, the accommodations also receive a hefty amount of praise, especially the Seagrape Beach Suites.
Jade Mountain. Soufrière, St. Lucia;
Each of the “sanctuaries” at Jade Mountain is missing its fourth wall, offering unobstructed views of the Piton Mountains. Along with the spectacular scenery, Jade Mountain’s unconventional accommodations also boast 15-foot-high ceilings and contemporary interiors crafted from tropical hardwood with some also featuring private infinity pools. While it’s not directly on the beach you can reserve a room at Jade Mountain’s sister property, Anse Chastanet, to be closer to the shoreline.
Nisbet Plantation Beach Club. Newcastle, St. Kitts & Nevis;
This hotel, set on a retired 18th-century sugar plantation proves small boutique properties pack just as big a punch as big, brand-backed resorts. If the intimate feel of Nisbet Plantation Beach Club isn’t enough of a draw, the hotel boasts just 36 guest rooms and suite in its beautiful lush setting. Nisbet Plantation Beach Club Hote has lemon-tinted cottages are spread out across 30 acres of tropical greenery on Nevis’ northeastern coast.
Eden Rock, St. Barths. Baie de St. Jean, St. Barts;
This Relais & Châteaux property is perched on a rock overlooking St. Jean Bay along St. Bart’s northern shore. Travelers can enjoy the scenery from the aptly named restaurant, On the Rocks, or from the rooms’ private terraces. For something out of the ordinary, consider booking the Villa Nina; of the many amenities this room boasts a swimming pool, whiskey bar and private butler but perhaps its most distinctive is a private art gallery.
Tortuga Bay. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic;
With its private beachfront, Oscar de la Renta-designed decor and lavish, all-suite accommodations, it’s easy to see why this small property earns top marks from travel experts and guests alike. While visitors appreciate the abundant amenities like the two golf courses, the Six Senses Spa and the ample water sports equipment available for use, guests are also quick to praise the personalized service. Guests feel welcome as soon as they set foot on the property, describing Tortuga Bay as blissful.
Jamaica Inn. Ocho Rios, Jamaica;
Even in a vacation destination saturated with all-inclusive resorts, the intimate, 48-suite Jamaica Inn manages to stand out. Though the inn’s private shoreline, beachfront spa and spacious, antique-filled rooms are no doubt alluring, the hotel’s attentive staff is what keeps guests coming back again and again. Visitors say they were treated like royalty, with every service member remembering guests’ names and personal preferences.
Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France. St. Barts;
Set against the waters of Flamands Beach, the whitewashed walls of Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France are easy to recognize. The 40-room hotel consistently wows guests with its stylish interiors and impeccable service. Visitors say the hotel’s location right on the shore is what sets this St. Barts hotel apart from the rest. When they’re not admiring the view from their rooms, guests can enjoy the hotel’s secluded setting with a horseback ride along the shore or a treatment at the outdoor spa pavilion. More Top Tourist Destinations Information, Travel Review and Tourist Attractions Articles Now Available.