10 ) Canouan Resort, St. Vincent & Grenadines
Found on the secluded Canouan Island amongst the St. Vincent & Grenadines islands, Canouan Resort is 200 glorious acres of luxurious rooms, suites, and villas surrounded by breathtaking views of turquoise seas, coral reefs, secluded coves, and stark-white beaches. At the heart of the resort is a beautiful, historical 17th-century English Church, an over-the-water spa, and an 18-hole championship golf course. For more, go to: http://www.canouan.com/resort.asp .
9) Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman
At the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman, “grand,” is an understatement. Situated on the white shores of Seven Mile Beach, this resort offers visitors an unforgettable, luxurious escape in the most lavish of Caribbean islands. The resort boasts: a signature restaurant by chef Eric Ripert; a championship golf course designed by Greg Norman, and Silver Rain spa, considered one of the best spas in the Grand Caymans, which celebrates the healing energy of water in its treatments. For more, go to: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/GrandCayman .
8) Meridien Club, Turks & Caicos
Just you and a few others here at the Meridien Club on Pine Cay – a perfectly quiet, secluded hideaway in Turks & Caicos. The only vehicles allowed on the island are golf carts and the crowds are limited to 13 beachfront hotel rooms. It’s all about the luxury of having your very own private island to relax and enjoy: from sailing to fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, golf, and etc. For more, go to: http://www.meridianclub.com/.
7) Jake’s, Jamaica
Jake’s is one of the hotels in the portfolio by Island Outpost, envisioned by founder of Island Records, Chris Blackwell – the man who would help forge the careers of musicians like Bob Marley, U2 and bring reggae to the international scene. Jake’s brings a fun, hip, warm Caribbean feel to our list of luxury destinations in the Cariibean. Great for romantic getaways, family vacations, or a spiritual retreat – the hotel is situated on Jamaica’s Treasure Beach and offers 30 uniquely designed cottages with the spirit of the islands through and through. For more, go to: http://www.islandoutpost.com/jakes/ .
6) Carlisle Bay, Antigua
Recognized as a Leading Small Hotel of the World, Carlisle Bay, Antigua is a scene of contemporary luxury on the beach. Hidden away between the lush, green, rainforest hills of Antigua, the hotel boasts 82 spacious suites; a spa using only pure, natural products; a yoga/pilates pavilion for wellness; an afternoon tea sitting; and two of Antigua’s best restaurants with healthy dishes and East, with exotic Asian flavours. For more, go to: http://www.campbellgrayhotels.com/carlisle-bay-antigua.html?lang=EN .
5) Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France, St. Barts
Anchored in the Baie des Flamands, Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France is situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in St. Barts. With flavours of the French West Indies, the resort offers luxury tropical, garden, and beachside suites and villas. Relax beside one of its freshwater pool under white umbrellas while you look out onto the beaches and turquoise waters of St. Barts. For more, go to: http://www.isle-de-france.com/us/isle.htm .
4) One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island Bahamas
If it’s good enough for James Bond, then it’s luxurious enough for the rest of us. Aside from being named one of the top resorts in the Caribbean, the One&Only Ocean Club on Paradise Island in the Bahamas also served as the setting for the 2004 James Bond film, Casino Royale. Warm accommodations include 24-hour butler service, strawberries and champagne each afternoon, and even a pillow menu. For more, go to: http://oceanclub.oneandonlyresorts.com/ .
3) The House, Barbados
The House by Elegant Hotels in Barbados is one of the island’s most exclusive properties – an adults-only boutique hotel offering only 34 suites. Situated on the island’s Platinum Coast, this sophisticated resort blends Caribbean flavours with the elegance of South Beach décor. Here, 24-hour Ambassador staff will meet your needs at any time of the day; jet-lag massages are complimentary; and champagne breakfasts are served each morning. If it’s good enough for Rihanna as a home away from her Barbados home, it’s worth a stay at The House. Go to: http://www.thehousebarbados.com/ for more.
2) Viceroy, Anguilla
For a distinct luxury Caribbean resort, the Viceroy Anguilla opened in May 2010 and has received tons of accolades in the luxury hotel & resort category. Straddling two stunning white-sand beaches, the resort is superbly designed from its suites to its beachfront villas, public spaces, its glimmering Sunset Pool, and its Cliffside Half Shell beach bar. For more, go to: http://www.viceroyanguilla.com/.
1) Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
When you’re in St. Lucia, look no further than Jade Mountain for a truly luxurious getaway. If the giant bedrooms with 15-foot-high ceilings that open out to overlook the Caribbean Sea and Pitons don’t capture you, then the stunning ensuite infinity pools or tiled architecture will. The Kai en Ciel boutique spa offers specialty treatments and complimentary yoga & fitness also take place daily. For more, go to: http://www.jademountain.com/default.html .