It’s no surprise that the Caribbean is the most popular vacation spot in the Americas, with all the sugar cane and bananas and coconut trees that dominate the landscape. Some people are longing for a pleasant sea breeze, poolside cocktails, and gorgeous beaches now that chilly weather, dark days, and winter storms have gripped parts of the northern hemisphere.
So that you may find the perfect place to stay, I have compiled a list of my top 15 preferred luxury Caribbean resorts, all of which are among the world’s most opulent establishments.
AMANERA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Amanera is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, with its golden sands and stunning views of the ocean from Playa Grande, which is located within more than 2,170 acres of unspoiled Caribbean jungle.
The resort is situated next to the renowned Playa Grande fairways and greens and features the first fully-integrated Aman Golf Course. There are 25 self-contained Casitas at Amanera, and each one features a private garden and biodiverse roof that blends in with the natural landscape and offers stunning views of the ocean. There are thirteen private pool cabanas.
Cost: $1,900 – $2.600/night
ROSEWOOD LITTLE DIX BAY, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Beyond a colourful barrier reef, Rosewood Little Dix Bay sits on one of the Caribbean’s best stretches of coastline, where crystal-clear blue waves meet powder-white sands to form a breathtaking half-mile crescent beach. Virgin Gorda, a Caribbean island of volcanic origin with craggy hills, peaceful coves, and unspoilt beaches, is home to a five-star resort that feels worlds away from civilization.
More than fifty years have passed since Laurance S. Rockefeller established the now-famous property. The luxurious rooms and suites at this resort were recently renovated, and the resort’s three eateries and outdoor spaces were given a facelift as well.
Cost: $1,730 – $2,450/night
AMANYARA, TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS
Amanyara, located on the Turks and Caicos island of Providenciales, is an exclusive sanctuary that celebrates the best of the Caribbean. The ultra-luxurious Caribbean resort is managed by Aman, one of the world’s most elite hotel companies, and features a gorgeous white beach that borders the pristine reefs of Northwest Point Marine National Park, known for some of the best wall and coral diving in the world.
The resort has a modern layout and architecture, with 40 guest pavilions snuggled along the shore and open to the sights and sounds of the turquoise sea.
Cost: $3,500 – $4,650/night
JUMBY BAY ISLAND, AN OETKER COLLECTION RESORT, ANTIGUA
Jumby Bay Island, an Oetker Collection property, is located on a 300-acre private Caribbean island just two miles (three kilometres) from Antigua and is a haven of seclusion with lush landscapes, tall palm trees, and magnificent white sand beaches. This secluded retreat is only accessible by water and shows no signs of having been touched by modern civilization in the centuries that have passed.
The resort’s 40 rooms and luxury vacation villas are furnished with an eye for detail and reflect the resort’s commitment to blending natural beauty with traditional elegance.
Cost: $2,390 – $11,200/night
FOUR SEASONS RESORT & RESIDENCES ANGUILLA
The sleek, contemporary interiors of this ultra-luxury resort on the tiny Caribbean island of Anguilla were designed by Kelly Wearstler, who also oversaw the property’s exterior design.
The resort offers a variety of high-end hotel types, from garden-view rooms to beachfront villas with private pools. The resort is located on a bluff overlooking two of Anguilla’s most beautiful beaches, both of which feature sugary white sand and azure waters.
Cost: $1,350 – $4,130/night
HERMITAGE BAY, ANTIGUA
If you’re looking for a peaceful break from your hectic life, look no farther than Hermitage Bay, a true natural paradise. The ideal bay on the western coast of Antigua is home to a privately owned, 5-star, luxury, all-inclusive boutique hotel.
The 27 private suites are spread out over the beach and a hillside, surrounded by lush, untouched territory that spans 140 acres. Guests can relax in a plantation chair on their verandah and imagine themselves in the colonial era of Antigua whilst enjoying all the modern comforts of a five-star hotel.
Cost: $1,520 – $2,530/night
BELMOND CAP JULUCA, ANGUILLA
Located on the pristine island of Anguilla in the British West Indies, the luxurious Belmond Cap Juluca is a beachside getaway with a trendy island vibe. The luxurious retreat is home to the best beach in the Caribbean and features Belmond’s signature brand of impeccable service.
Belmond Cap Juluca, which captures the Caribbean’s charisma, character, and charm in its 23 whitewashed Moorish villas, has just undergone substantial renovations that have raised the bar even higher for the quality of the resort.
Cost: $1,348 – $1,500/night
DORADO BEACH, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE, PUERTO RICO
Those who feel that every trip should be an adventure will be drawn to a Puerto Rico resort that is somewhere between ideal and perfect in its intimate elegance and uncommon charm. Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico was once a sugar plantation before it was purchased by the wealthy and imaginative Laurance Rockefeller, who turned it into a 5-star resort.
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, welcomes visitors with tranquil beachfront, exclusive apartments, spa refuge, and a feeling of place that integrates masterfully into the natural surroundings.
Cost: $2,108 – $2,699/night
JADE MOUNTAIN, ST LUCIA
When it comes to Caribbean honeymoon resorts, Jade Mountain is at the top of the list. Guests have been stunned by the resort’s remarkable design for almost a decade since it first opened, with its signature individual bridges leading to outstanding infinity pool suites and rugged stone-faced columns arching towards the sky.
There is no dividing wall between the bed and the view of the Caribbean Sea or the twin peaks of St. Lucia’s Pitons World Heritage Site from any of Jade Mountain’s 29 suites (dubbed “sanctuaries”).
Cost: $1,534 – $1,730/night
COMO PARROT CAY, TURKS & CAICOS
A favourite of A-listers, COMO Parrot Cay is a Caribbean luxury resort on a private island of 1,000 unspoiled acres with a mile-long powdery soft beach. Luxury with a foot in the sand, holistic treatments, and gourmet cuisine are all part of what this exclusive island retreat has to offer.
All of the rooms and suites have a whitewashed décor with comfortable cotton-covered chairs, airy four-poster beds, and stylish teak furniture. The private villas are the highlight of a stay at COMO since they come complete with a swimming pool, direct beach access, and the renowned butler service of COMO.
Cost: $1,224 – $1,520/night
The Landings Resort and Spa, St. Lucia
This all-inclusive resort on St. Lucia’s northwest coast is a more tranquil option than those located closer to the Pitons in the south. You won’t necessarily be sitting around doing nothing, though.
There are three pools, catamaran tours, whale viewing trips, and a free Kids Club at The Landings Resort & Spa to keep the whole family happy and occupied. Villas range from one to three bedrooms and all feature private, furnished terraces with views of either Rodney Bay or the resort’s luxury boat dock.
Cost: $500 – $1,000/night
Oil Nut Bay, British Virgin Islands
Villas in Oil Nut Bay on Virgin Gorda may sleep as many as six people and feature amenities, including private pools, hot tubs, and outdoor kitchens.
The resort’s eco-friendly accommodations all have breathtaking views of the island and the sea, and guests can enjoy amenities like fire pits and electric golf carts. Make time to enjoy the resort’s three-level pool, which has become a hit on social media platforms like Instagram.
Cost: $550 – $2,900/night
Couples Swept Away, Jamaica
This adults-only all-inclusive resort occupies a spacious 19 acres along the northern end of Negril’s Seven Mile Beach. There are over 300 rooms, all of which are clean and modern, thanks to the use of cedar furniture and white linens throughout.
You’ll never have a dull moment thanks to the hotel’s three swimming pools and 10-acre sports complex, which features squash, basketball, and 10 tennis courts. Each restaurant, from the upscale Feathers to the casual Seagrape Cafe, is dedicated to providing guests with a memorable dining experience.
Cost: $396 – $484/night
Couples Sans Souci Resort, Jamaica
Couples Sans Souci is one of the top all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica. The refreshing qualities of the water give the resort its unique character, and this is true of more than just the stunning shoreline. The resort’s Oasis Spa features an outdoor treatment area where guests can relax while listening to the sound of crashing waves outside the window.
All of the rooms and suites are decorated in soothing tones of blue, cream, and sea-glass green, and the spacious patios and balconies are ideal for enjoying a leisurely brunch in bed.
Cost: $342 – $580/night
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, Dominican Republic
Casa de Campo lives up to its image as a millionaire’s paradise because it is home to one of the best golf courses in the Caribbean. The resort’s private island, Catalina, and the beautiful Minitas Beach are only two of the highlights of this 7,000-acre complex, which is only ten minutes from La Romana Airport.
Altos de Chavón, a reproduction of an Italian village from the 16th century, or one of the food trucks serving up salads, pizzas, and ceviches, are great places to eat when hunger strikes. There is a nightclub and a three-screen movie theatre near Casa de Campo’s waterfront.
Cost: $200 – $337/night
The best 15 luxury Caribbean resorts that Hyannis Holiday has just exposed you to are listed above. We wish you a wonderful time on your trip to the beautiful Caribbean!