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Just thinking about a tropical escape in the Caribbean brings about feelings of bliss. The islands are ideal for couples seeking a romantic getaway with unspoiled white sands, swaying palm trees and perhaps an infinity pool overlooking the glistening blue waters. For the best of the best, book one of these fabulous couples resorts and look forward to an especially unforgettable getaway.
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Half Moon is famous for its understated luxury that’s drawn quite a few VIPs, from 50 Cent to Queen Elizabeth. Set across two gorgeous beaches and lush tropical gardens, it offers a wide range of amenities, including multiple pools, a massive gym, three restaurants and a kids’ club. Activities include horseback riding on the sand, swimming with dolphins, kayaking, windsurfing and golfing. Rooms include private balconies with either a pool, garden or ocean views, while the multi-bedroom villas come with your own cook and butler.
An ultra luxurious all-inclusive, Spice Island Beach Resort is surrounded by vibrant tropical gardens and is often ranked among the top resorts in the world. The beachfront suites are located on an unspoiled white sand beach edge by crystal-clear turquoise waters ideal for swimming. Its signature Seagrape Suites feature whirlpool tubs with sea views and large patios with private gardens. Each one includes a double hammock where you can watch glorious Caribbean sunsets together. Kayaking, snorkeling, tennis, cycling and golf green fees are all included in the rates. Meals include dishes made with local spices and ingredients served in open-air dining areas.
This upscale boutique resort is set on a sloping hill above Bonaire Bay offering spectacular Caribbean views from just about every vantage point, including private room balconies, the open-air restaurant, a gorgeous infinity pool and library. Choose a Sunset Junior Suite overlooking Mosaic Beach and you’ll get a private hot tub, or book a Swim-Up Junior suite for a lanai that leads to the pool. Windsong, the onsite eatery features a menu with Asian-inspired cuisine while the spa offers treatments incorporating local ingredients.
Hermitage Bay is world-renowned for its barefoot luxury. A five-star resort with 25 cottages nestled into colorful tropical gardens and fronted by a white sand beach. Couples can look forward to toasting to the end of a fabulous day with fine Champagne while watching colorful sunsets from their own private infinity plunge pool and indulge in Garden Spa treatments influenced by ancient Eastern concepts of chakra. The all-inclusive rates includes three meals a day, an afternoon snack, premium-brand drinks and house wine as well as classes like Pilates, meditation and yoga, and activities such as snorkeling, windsurfing and kayaking.
COMO Parrot Cay in Turks and Caicos is accessible only by boat, providing the ultimate in seclusion and romance for couples. The ultra-luxurious private island resort is spread across a thousand acres and features Balinese-style villas and a beautiful infinity-edge pool that sits alongside three miles of pristine white sands. The world-renowned COMO Shambhala Spa and Terrace Bar offers ocean views and indulgent treatments as well as a Pilates studio, yoga pavilion and an in-house Ayurvedic doctor. Restaurants offer healthy, delicious dishes using produce that’s mostly grown organically on site.
Located on a private island in the Grenadines, Petit St. Vincent Resort boasts two miles of enticing sands in a place where the only sounds you’re likely to hear are of the songs of the birds and the splashing of the waves along the shore. When you’re in need of anything at all, simply place a note in your mailbox and raise a yellow flag to alert staff. Choose from elevated bluff cottages or beachfront villas, all minus phones, Internet and televisions to encourage reconnecting without distraction. You’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy as well, including a variety of sailing excursions to explore other islands.
Often named among the world’s most romantic properties, a couples escape to Jade Mountain is hard to beat. The property’s huge suites overlook the Caribbean and the Pitons, featuring canopy beds, raised whirlpool tubs and private infinity pools in all but the most basic rooms. Each one includes a dedicated butler too. Award-winning cuisine is organically sourced from the nearby plantation and included in the all-inclusive package. You can also look forward to taking advantage of rejuvenating spa services, as well as refreshing cocktails, live music and incredible stargazing on the sky deck.
The all-inclusive, adult-only Cocobay sits on a bluff overlooking the Caribbean with separate pastel-hued cottage-style rooms that include private balconies with hammocks and Adirondack chairs. Upgraded rooms feature private plunge pools or outdoor clawfoot tubs. The property has a secluded, romantic atmosphere with lots of local charms, along with two large and two small infinity pools, all with breathtaking sea views, as well as three white sandy beaches and access to non-motorized sports, nature walks, yoga and fitness classes.
The Caves is known for offering one of the most romantic getaways in Jamaica. An adults only resort, it hosts 11 private, distinct cottages and suites that are nestled along dramatic seaside cliffs and lush garden paths with stairways that lead to the sea. Guests can enjoy the Aveda mini-spa, a saltwater pool and hot tub that all overlook the Caribbean, as well as snorkeling and kayaking. Cliff-jumping sessions and cooking classes are all available too. All-inclusive rates include delicious dishes made with fresh, local ingredients served in open-air dining areas and room service.
Sugar Beach enjoys what’s arguably the very best location in St. Lucia, tucked between the Pitons on a beautiful white sandy beach. The romantic rooms all come with private decks, plunge pools, butlers and 24-hour room service. Choose from spacious villas and cottages that include living rooms and large bathrooms, some with hot tubs and outdoor showers. The property offers the Tree House Spa, the top spa on the island, free water sports and land activities and multiple dining options, including a beachfront eatery that serves sushi and wood-fired pizza and a fine dining restaurant offering French-Caribbean fare.