Everyone can enjoy the soft white sands and beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean, but they're somehow even better when you're on vacation with your loved one.
The warm Caribbean breeze and palm-fringed beaches were practically made for romance, and there's no shortage of luxurious rooms, suites, and villas to make your experience even better.
Whether you're trying to plan the perfect honeymoon, surprise your partner with a dream vacation, or simply indulge in a relaxing getaway, these Caribbean hotels and resorts will ensure that you and your significant other have the most romantic time possible.
1. Ladera Resort
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Perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the ocean and the Piton Mountains, the Ladera Resort offers a selection of luxurious open-air suites with hardwood floors, elegant four-poster beds, and handcrafted furniture made right at the resort. The hotel grounds were formerly a cocoa plantation, but today they offer amenities like an elegant wine room, a chic restaurant specializing in Caribbean fare, an outdoor pool, and a spa. A complimentary shuttle is available to bring guests to the nearby Sugar Beach, and the hotel also offers activities like cooking classes, in-room massages, and a Saturday morning trip to the local market.
Jalousle, St Lucia, Phone: 758-459-6600
2. Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel, Grenada
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At the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel in Grenada, every little detail of your Caribbean vacation is carefully curated to provide the ideal ambiance for a restorative stay. The suites are beautifully appointed and feature all the luxuries you would expect. The luxury suites have separate lounge areas and private verandas with wonderful views. If you need more space you can book the penthouse suite (with a private pool) or one of the luxurious villas. You can do as much or as little as you like – enjoy pampering at the spa or unlimited water sports including scuba diving, snorkeling and sailing.
L’anse Aux Epines Main Rd, St. George’s, Grenada, 473 444 4334
3. Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa
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Perfectly positioned on a crescent-shaped bay on St. Barts, Le Barthelemy Hotel is an ideal choice for your next Caribbean getaway. The rooms, suites and villas face the sea, the lake or the lush tropical gardens. For added romance, request one of the suites with a private plunge pool. The hotel has a heated outdoor infinity pool for relaxing in the sun. The bay offers near-perfect conditions for a wide range of water sports. The full-service spa at Le Barthelemy Hotel provides a range of pampering treatments and wellness classes to enjoy on your romantic Caribbean vacation.
Baie de Grande Cul-de-Sac, 97133 Saint Barthelemy, French West Indies,
Phone: +590 690 66 53 53
4. Cap Juluca
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Ideally situated on a mile-long white sand beach on breathtaking Maundays Bay, Cap Juluca looks like something right out of the pages of a destination wedding magazine. Influences from both Greece and Morocco can be seen in the buildings and the decor, and the three hotel restaurants offer local Caribbean cuisine as well as more international fare. The chic beachside rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, minibars, and private terraces, and upgraded suites also offer fully equipped kitchens and private pools. In-room spa treatments are available for a fee, and guests can also make use of the hotel pool and gym.
Maundays Bay, Anguilla AI-2640, Anguilla, Phone: 264-497-6666
5. Caribbean Club
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Featuring an excellent location on a gorgeous stretch of Grand Cayman's well-known Seven Mile Beach, the Caribbean Club offers 37 individually owned suites and villas. The Strand Shopping Center is only a 5-minute walk away, and guests are free to make use of on-site amenities like a waterfront infinity pool, a private beach with plenty of lounge chairs, and a good number of barbecue grills. The resort serves as a true home away from home; all of the rooms and suites boast marble bathrooms, balconies or terraces with ocean views, free Wi-Fi, full kitchens, and laundry facilities.
871 West Bay Rd., Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands, Phone: 345-623-4500
6. Jake's Hotel
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Jake's Hotel is Treasure Beach's original bohemian resort, named as one of the best family-friendly hotels in the world in 2018 by Condé Nast Traveler. The resort, which was originally opened in 1991 and named in honor of owner Sally Henzell's pet parrot, has evolved into a thriving beachfront oasis, offering 49 charming boho-style guest rooms and suites decked out in eclectic, colorful decor. All rooms offer mini fridges, Bluetooth speakers, digital safes, and rainfall showerheads, with many suites and bungalows providing ocean or garden views, private pools, and in-suite dining and seating areas. Caribbean-style cocktails are served up at Dougie's Bar, while luxury treatments are offered at the Driftwood Spa. Yoga and art courses are also offered, along with fishing, ziplining, and sightseeing excursions exploring the region's natural wonders.
Calabash Bay P A, Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth 00000, Jamaica, Phone: +1 876-965-0635
7. Romantic Getaways in the Caribbean: Eden Rock
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Nestled between two beaches in the Baie de St-Jean, Eden Rock is a popular celebrity vacation spot that offers 34 luxurious rooms, suites, and villas. All rooms boast gardens, balconies, and vaulted ceilings, and many of the suites also include separate sitting areas and private pools. Book a villa for even more luxury; these come with butlers, private cinemas, and beautiful art galleries. On-site dining options include an elegant ocean view restaurant and a beachside bar with a wood-fired oven, and guests can also take advantage of amenities like a full-service spa, a private beach, and even a recording studio once used by John Lennon.
Baie de Saint Jean, Saint Barthélemy 97133, St. Barthélemy, Phone: +59-05-90-29-79-99
8. Kamalame Cay
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With space for only 70 guests, Kamalame Cay can be found on a small private island just off the coast of Andros. Guests can choose from a selection of airy bungalows, all of which offer direct access to the beautiful beach. When you've had enough of the ocean, there's also a freshwater pool with a self-serve tiki bar and plenty of cushioned lounge chairs. The hotel spa is set at the end of a dock that juts out into the ocean; glass floors allow guests to admire the colorful ocean life while enjoying their spa treatments. Phone: 876-632-3213
9. Fowl Cay Resort
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The perfect place to get away from it all, Fowl Cay Resort is an all-inclusive resort set on a 20-hectare private island accessible only by seaplane or by boat. Guests can choose from six stunning one to three-bedroom villas, all of which feature full kitchens, dining areas, and spacious decks with views of the water. On-site restaurants include an upscale seafood joint and a cozy pub with a fireplace; all food and beverages are included in the nightly rate, as are private boats, fishing gear, water sport equipment, golf carts, and access to the resort's three private beaches
Fowl Cay, Great Exuma, The Bahamas, Phone: 877-845-5275
L'Esplanade is a luxury hotel within French St. Martin's Grand Case village, located approximately five minutes on foot from the spectacular Grand Case Bay and the village's famed Restaurant Row. The award-winning tropical resort was opened in 1992 by Kristin and Marc Petrelluzzi. 24 immaculate guest rooms and suites offer panoramic ocean views and amenities such as cable televisions, DVD players, iPod docks, and complimentary wireless internet. Romantic lofts offer private bedroom space, while one-bedroom suites feature wraparound terraces and full bedrooms with double vanities. Onsite amenities include the newly-opened Ti Spa and Ti Temple, which features yoga courses for participants of all ages.
L'Esplanade Hotel, B.P. 5007, Grand Case - 97150 St Martin F.W.I., Phone: 866-596-8365
11. GoldenEye in Oracabessa
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Formerly the home of the well-known James Bond author Ian Fleming, GoldenEye in Oracabessa sits right on an idyllic white sand beach. Accommodation options include one and two-bedroom villas as well as a five-bedroom villa formerly inhabited by Fleming; all offer minibars, flat-screen TVs, and designer bath products. There are plenty of places for guests to go for a swim, including a freshwater infinity pool on the beach and a giant lagoon with a swim-up spa on one end. An open-air bar can be found right by the pool, and the hotel also boasts a unique treetop restaurant.
Race Course, Oracabessa, Jamaica, Phone: 876-622-9007
12. Jade Mountain Resort
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Thanks to its excellent location on 243 acres of tropical hillside, Jade Mountain Resort offers panoramic views of the ocean and the lush rainforest. All rooms boast 15-foot ceilings and an open wall that allows guests to truly connect with the beauty of the surrounding nature; some also come with private infinity pools or hot tubs. The beautiful infinity pool and poolside bar are a great place to relax and unwind; other hotel amenities include a full-service spa, a tennis court and fitness center, and a fine dining restaurant with breathtaking views of the water and the mountains.
100 Anse Chastanet Rd, Soufriere, St. Lucia, Phone: 855-249-7418
13. Bequia Beach Hotel
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Bequia Beach Hotel is an elegant five-star hotel located on a tranquil sandy beach on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, about 5 miles from Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary and 2 miles from Bequia Airport. The pleasant and breezy rooms are decorated in a tropical or nautical theme and have free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, desks, flat-screen TVs, and balconies or terraces. Some have views of the sea. Upgraded rooms have two bedrooms, and villas have living areas, plunge pools, and kitchenettes. A penthouse suite has a hot tub on the terrace and a whirlpool in the bathroom. Guests enjoy complimentary breakfast, access to two restaurants and bars, a spa, a gym, a pool, and a beautiful tropical garden.
St Vincent and the Grenadines, Phone: 784-458-1600
14. Romantic Getaways in the Caribbean: Dragon Cay Resort
Dragon Cay Resort is a stunning tropical beachfront resort located on beautiful Middle Caicos, the largest of the eight inhabited islands of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The resort is set on more than 2,200 feet of preserved unspoiled beachfront on gorgeous Mudjin Harbor, offering private cottage and villa accommodations. Visitors can stay in gorgeously-attired beachfront accommodations with high-quality amenities, including satellite televisions, private patios, and complimentary wireless internet. Some cottages and villas offer personal kitchens for long-term stay. Dining destinations at the resort include the delicious Mudjin Bar and Grille, which serves lunch and room service dinner daily.
Middle Caicos, Turks & Caicos Islands, Phone: 649-344-4997
15. Sea Horse Ranch
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Sea Horse Ranch is a sprawling 250-acre oceanfront villa resort along the Dominican Republic's northern coast near Cabarete, offering some of the island nation's most beautiful vacation villa and home rentals. The gated resort community, which was developed by award-winning architects Edward Durrell Stone and Associates, is designed to coexist in harmony with the island's natural environment, showcasing a beautiful lush terrain and private lots for construction of Caribbean dream homes. Short and long-term rentals are available, offering three to six bedroom and top guest luxuries such as private pools and garden space. Private chef and concierge service is available for all guests, along with access to the Beach Club oceanfront restaurant and a private equestrian center and tennis club. Long-term residents can also enjoy hired cars and drivers, nanny services, and personalized meal planning.
Cabarete, Dominican Republic, Route 5, Carretera Principal, Phone: 800-635-0991
16. Point Grace
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Offering a selection of oceanfront suites and penthouses with wonderful views of the water, Point Grace is a boutique hotel complex influenced by the elegance of British colonial architecture. The breezy, modern rooms come with kitchenettes, wooden furniture, and terraces; some also offer dining rooms and views of the ocean. Bicycles are available to guests free of charge, and on-site amenities include a spa, several boutique shops, a tour desk, two restaurants, and a beautiful swimming pool. Complimentary airport transfers are offered to all guests, and a delicious continental breakfast is included in the room rate.
Grace Bay Road, The Bight Settlements BWI, Turks & Caicos Islands, Phone: 649-941-7743
17. Mahogany Hotel Residence and Spa
Mahogany Hôtel Résidence and Spa is a gorgeous high-end resort in Pointe-de-la-Verdure, located approximately five miles from downtown Pointe-à-Pitre, French West Indies. The beautiful Caribbean Sea resort is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and offers beautiful, airy guest rooms featuring top modern amenities such as flat screen cable televisions, in-room safes, and wireless internet for an additional fee. Upgraded superior rooms add loft bedrooms and oceanfront views, while two-bedroom suites include private kitchenettes and dining rooms. Guests can dine at the upscale Creole-style Zawag restaurant, which serves up specialty lobster entrees at lunch and dinner, or grab casual beach snacks at La Case Beach Pizza. Direct beach access is offered for all guests, along with a freshwater pool, full-service spa, and children's beach club. Phone: +590 590 90 46 46
18. Romantic Getaways in the Caribbean: Round Hill Hotel & Villas
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Occupying the grounds of a former sugar plantation, Round Hill Hotel & Villas offers Jamaican villas and elegant rooms designed by Ralph Lauren. The rooms include luxurious touches like four-poster beds and rainfall showers, and many of the suites and villas come with their own private pools. Guests are more than welcome to take advantage of the on-site spa and fitness center, and a complimentary shuttle service is provided to the nearby Tryall Golf Club. The hotel restaurant specializes in traditional Caribbean cuisine, and the staff are happy to help arrange activities like water-skiing, tennis, and scuba diving.
John Pringle Drive, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Phone: 876-956-7050
19. Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
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Sitting smack-dab in the middle of a stunning white sand beach, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa is a luxurious adults-only all-inclusive resort. The rooms and suites offer views of the gardens, the pool, or the ocean, and many are furnished with four-poster beds and minibars. Some of the suites feature private pools, but there are also six hotel pools that all guests can enjoy. The hotel offers plenty of other on-site amenities as well, including eleven restaurants, a piano bar, a swim-up pool bar, tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a complimentary airport shuttle.
St John's St, St John's, Antigua and Barbuda, Phone: 268-484-0100
20. Spice Island Beach Resort
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Nestled in the heart of 8 acres of lush tropical gardens, Spice Island Beach Resort is the only AAA Five Diamond establishment in Grenada. Guests can choose from a selection of pool, garden, or beachside suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, balconies, and jetted bathtubs. The on-site beachfront restaurant prepares a range of local specialties and international favorites, and a special buffet with live music is held weekly. The hotel is also proud to offer a kids’ club to keep young ones entertained while their parents enjoy indulgent treatments at the spa or activities like cycling, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Grand Anse Beach, Grand Anse, Grenada, Phone: 473-444-4258
21. Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort
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Situated on more than 100 acres of lush rainforest, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, offers stunning views of both the Caribbean waters and the nearby Piton Mountains. The elegant rooms come with standard features like flat-screen TVs and minibars, but they also boast luxurious touches like private plunge pools and butler service. Other accommodation options include one or two-bedroom villas and beachfront bungalows with hot tubs and outdoor showers. There are two restaurants and three bars for guests to enjoy, and another definite highlight is the beautiful resort spa tucked away in the lush tropical gardens.
Val Des Pitons Forbidden Beach La Baie de Silence, St. Lucia, Phone: 758-456-8000
22. The Caves
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Perched on a secluded cliff overlooking the sea, The Caves is a romantic adults-only resort located only 1.5 miles away from the Xtabi caves. True to its name, the hotel boasts an elegant bar tucked away inside a limestone grotto; a five-course meal in a private cave dining room can be arranged upon request. Guests can choose from a selection of one and two-bedroom cottages and three-bedroom villas, all of which are decorated in a unique style. Complimentary features include breakfast, parking, and bicycle rentals, and the hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a cliff-side hot tub, a posh spa, and a 24-hour self-serve bar.
Lighthouse Road, West End, Negril, Jamaica, Phone: 876-957-0270
23. The House
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The House is the epitome of Barbadian romance; with only 34 rooms and suites, it makes for a truly intimate getaway. The hotel is famous for its fantastic Italian restaurant, and all rooms are equipped with amenities like espresso machines, feather-top mattresses, and private patios or balconies. All guests are offered complimentary jet-lag massages upon arrival, and the hotel staff are available 24/7 to arrange everything from romantic beach dinners to spa treatments in private waterfront cabanas. In addition to a complimentary champagne breakfast, the hotel offers an afternoon tea service and complimentary evening canapes.
Paynes Bay, St. James BB24023, Barbados, Phone: 246-432-5525
24. Tortuga Bay Hotel Puntacana Resort & Club
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Surrounded by a 1,500-acre ecological reserve, Tortuga Bay Hotel Puntacana Resort & Club boasts 5 miles of private beach as well as a beautiful outdoor pool. The chic suites were designed by Oscar de la Renta, and they all come with balconies, private hot tubs, and flat-screen TVs. Kayaks and bicycles are provided to guests free of charge, and the hotel staff are available to help arrange activities such as kite sailing, horseback riding, and fishing. The luxurious spa offers an excellent selection of spa treatments, many of which are all-natural, and guests are welcome to enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
Punta Cana Resort & Golf Club, Higüey 23000, Dominican Republic, Phone: 809-959-8229
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Sandy Lane Barbados
Established in 1933 on the grounds of an old sugar plantation, Sandy Lane Barbados is a five-star resort on the west coast of Barbados. In addition to a private stretch of beach, the resort offers three golf courses, an opulent spa, an outdoor pool, and eleven separate restaurants and bars. Guests can choose from a selection of 112 rooms and suites, some of which come with full kitchens, whirlpool tubs, and infinity pools. There is also a luxurious five-bedroom villa that comes with a private pool and hot tub as well as a butler, a housekeeper, and a personal chef.
Highway 1, Barbados, Phone: 246-444-2000
COMO Parrot Cay
Offering a delightful taste of true Caribbean luxury, COMO Parrot Cay can be found on a mile-long stretch of white sand beach on its own private island. Free airport transfers are available, and the hotel staff are more than happy to help guests arrange activities on the beach or in the water. The Balinese-style rooms come with free Wi-Fi and a full breakfast, and all guests are welcome to make use of the hotel's infinity pool, hot tub, and Japanese baths. Open-air yoga lessons are offered at the full-service spa, and the two on-site restaurants specialize in Caribbean, Asian, and Mediterranean cuisine.
Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands TKCA 1ZZ, Turks & Caicos Islands, Phone: 649-946-7788
Fairmont Royal Pavilion
Only a minute's walk away from the beach, the Fairmont Royal Pavilion is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Barbados. The plantation-style rooms all offer free Wi-Fi, minibars, and balconies or terraces with views of the water; villas tucked away in the beautiful hotel garden are available as well. Guests are free to use the private beach for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling; the resort also offers a beautiful swimming pool and hot tub. Room service is available 24/7, but guests are also more than welcome to head to the hotel bar or one of the two hotel restaurants.
Highway 1, Holetown, Barbados, Phone: 246-422-5555
Set on 35 acres of beautiful Versailles-style gardens, the Ocean Club boasts panoramic views of the ocean and miles of white sandy beach. The resort was formerly a private estate, and it still maintains much of its grand colonial ambiance. One of the property highlights is a beautiful infinity pool with views of the ocean and a poolside bar, but other amenities include a Balinese-style spa, a golf course, six tennis courts, and complimentary daily yoga classes. The Bahamian-themed rooms and suites all offer flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and butler service, while the villas include infinity pools and complimentary breakfast.
One Ocean Drive, Nassau, Bahamas, Phone: 242-363-2501
Featuring a secluded location on a lush 5-acre estate, Geejam is tucked between the rolling foothills of the Blue Mountains and the beautiful blue waters of Frenchman's Cove Beach. The intimate resort offers suites, cabins, and a luxurious three-bedroom villa; all come with free Wi-Fi, verandas, surround sound systems, and steam rooms, and some also offer pools or hot tubs. The hotel restaurant specializes in Jamaican-Asian fusion cuisine, and a complimentary breakfast is offered to guests each morning. Other on-site amenities include a recording studio, a well-equipped fitness center, and an elegant spa with a full-service spa menu.
122 Skippers Blvd, Port Antonio, Jamaica, Phone: 876-993-7000
Overlooking Castle Harbor, the Rosewood Bermuda boasts stunning views and direct access to a private beach. All of the rooms offer balconies or terraces and four-poster beds equipped with luxurious Italian linens, while some also feature access to one of the resort's four swimming pools. One and two-bedroom suites are available as well; all include wet bars, and some also come with special features like fireplaces and dining areas. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, and resort amenities include a luxurious spa, three restaurants, a well-equipped fitness center, and a tennis and golf club.
60 Tuckers Point Drive, HS02, Bermuda, Phone: 441-298-4000
Baoase Luxury Resort
Sitting on a beautiful palm-fringed beach overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the Baoase Luxury Resort is a five-star resort that offers a selection of elegant Asian-themed suites and villas. The deluxe suites come with private hot tubs, and the villas boast their own private pools, but all guests can make use of the hotel's beautiful infinity pool and well-equipped fitness room. Breakfast is included in most room rates, and guests are also welcome to enjoy a meal at the beachfront restaurant or head to the hotel bar to have a drink and listen to some live music.
2 Winterswijkstraat, Willemstad, Curaçao, Phone: +5-99-94-61-17-99
Le Sereno Hotel
Gracing the stunning Grand Cul de Sac beach, Le Sereno Hotel is known for its elegantly simple rooms and its friendly five-star service. The 37 Parisian-style villas and suites were designed by Christian Liaigre, and they all come with private terraces or gardens, luxurious bedding, minibars, and flat-screen TVs. Some of the villas also boast private pools, and guests are welcome to cool off in the hotel's beachside pool or splash around in the lagoon alongside the colorful fish. The on-site restaurant specializes in French-Italian cuisine, and other hotel amenities include a spa, a fitness center, and an elegant bar.
Grand Cul de Sac BP 19, St. Barthelemy, Phone: 866-500-4938