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You can dive into your own private pool at these hotel suites in the Caribbean, far away from the screeching sound of children or hoards of tourists fighting for a sun lounger. It’s the ultimate romantic getaway, with romantic suites boasting stunning views overlooking crystal-clear waters or lush greenery. These top-rated luxury Caribbean hotels with private pools also boast other luxuries, including whirlpool tubs, terraces, and butler services.
Excellence Oyster Bay offers the perfect blend of warm Jamaican hospitality with modern luxury. The resort showcases the natural beauty of Montego Bay, surrounded by beautiful turquoise waters and mangrove lagoons, and sets the standard for all-inclusive resorts in this region. The adults-only haven offers pampering body treatments at its luxury spa, while there’s a long list of dining options to choose from, ranging from local specialties to classic French favorites and Spanish tapas. Beachfront Suites and Villas boast private pools, with upgraded rooms adding outdoor Jacuzzis.
An actual UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ladera Resort is famous for its jaw-dropping views. Perched 1,100 feet above the sea, this resort has an eco-friendly philosophy that extends to its furnishings, food, and service. The spacious suites feature an “open wall” that faces the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea, while private plunge pools and outdoor showers set the scene for a romantic getaway. To make it even more romantic, the resort offers in-room couples massages. To top it off, dine on award-winning cuisine at Dasheene Restaurant or enjoy wine tasting in the 2,000-bottle cellar.
Nestled on the hillside of a sandy bay, Hermitage Bay is a luxury, all-inclusive resort with 5-star facilities. Freshly caught seafood is on the menu at the poolside lounge and restaurant, while the posh spa offers a range of body treatments. The collection of luxury suites at this top-rated Antique resort offer unbeatable ocean views. Some include direct access to the beach as well as private plunge pools and wrap-around decks. Sign up for cooking classes, farm tours, and catamaran cruises or listen to the live music with steel drums.
One of the best resorts in St. Lucia, Jade Mountain Resort combines the natural Caribbean beauty with its gorgeous architectural design to create an intimate, romantic ambiance. Nestled in the hillside, it boasts views of both the Piti and Gros Piton mountains. Marvel at the 15-foot ceilings in its eco-friendly suites that include an open layout design, whirlpool tub, dedicated butlers – and of course, in-room infinity pools. You can also indulge in the wide range of spa services available. Enjoy delicious cuisine at The Jade Mountain Club before grabbing a spot at the sky deck for cocktails and stargazing.
One of the best all-inclusive resorts in the world, Sanctuary Cap Cana is one of the Dominican Republic’s most exclusive adults-only all-inclusive resorts. In addition to multiple restaurants and bars, there’s a world-class spa and easy access to a pristine white sand beach. Go all out with a stay in the Honeymoon Suite, which offers a furnished terrace and private pool. Feeling hungry? Blue Marlin serves fresh seafood daily, while The Steakhouse is designed as a traditional Argentinian Grill. You can also sip tropical beverages at the swim-up Freshco Bar or order a drink served directly on the beach. Nightly entertainment is included, such as theme and cocktail parties and a live piano bar.
Cocobay is one of Antigua’s most romantic resorts, offering the perfect atmosphere for a honeymoon or vacation for two. A colorful collection of pastel cottages are dotted along the hillside, winding down to two white-sand beaches. Private pool suites offer spectacular oceanfront locations, private plunge pools, and outdoor tubs. You’ll also find several infinity pools on-site, as well as intimate restaurants and bars and pop-up dining stations. When you really want to unwind, book a couples massage at the spa.
Sugar Ridge Resort offers luxury boutique accommodation in Antigua, set around a tropical hillside with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. In addition to 43 acres of lush flora and fauna, you’ll find two freshwater pools surrounded by chaise loungers, a world-class spa, and multiple on-site restaurants serving fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy a soak in your private plunge pool in a Premium King or Deluxe King and savor the views overlooking the sea and Jolly Harbor below.
Secret Bay in Dominica offers a six-star, all-villa rainforest resort experience. Home to clifftop residential-style villas with private plunge pools, this romantic getaway also includes dedicated villa hosts, an on-call concierge, chefs, guides, and access to secret beaches. On-site dining is just as superb, with the open-air Zing Zing restaurant serving locally sourced fare alongside jaw-dropping views of Tibay Beach, while intimate set-ups on the beach set the scene for a romantic evening for two.
Tucked into 100 acres of lush rainforest landscapes, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort is a stylish resort with luxe amenities. Within steps of a gorgeous white-sand beach, the villas here are surrounded by lush foliage and come equipped with a private walled garden, butler services, and dramatic plunge pools. Enjoy a treatment at the Rainforest Spa, sip rum cocktails at the beachside bar, or enjoy live entertainment at the water’s edge in Bayside Restaurant.
Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels is an adults-only haven in Barbados. Luxury Ocean View Suites are the creme de la creme of accommodation options, featuring a private patio with a plunge pool and Caribbean views as well as a large living space and soaking tub. The resort’s stunning beachfront location will have you captivated, while motorized water sports and an array of dining options and nightly cocktails are complimentary. Spa services and local art gallery tours are also available.
Escape to Zemi Beach House in Anguilla for a tranquil getaway in paradise. The intimate beachfront boutique features an oceanfront Celebration Suite with a rooftop plunge pool, furnished terrace, and deep soaking tub that is designed for romance. Enjoy fresh-off-the-boat seafood at the beachfront restaurants, then sample one of the 100 small-batch rums in the elegant Rhum Room. In addition to private suites and a yoga deck, the luxe spa features a hammam in an authentic 300-year-old Thai house.
It’s easy to find peace at Serenity at Coconut Bay in St Lucia with its Plunge Pool Suites. The suites at this all-inclusive couples-only luxury resort come with inviting perks, including butler services, a private patio and pool deck, a hammock for two, and of course – a private plunge pool and waterfall. Other all-inclusive amenities include reservation-free gourmet dining, unlimited wine, and premium spirits, golf cart transfers to the beach and oceanfront spa, and Serenity Pool with in-water loungers.
Disconnect from the real world at the luxury Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour. Many of the suites here offer individual pools with private sundecks and unobstructed views of the picture-perfect Caribbean Sea and the neighboring island of Nevis. Suites also include floor-to-ceiling windows for admiring the scenery and deep soaking tubs. Waterfront dining at The Fisherman’s Village includes a menu of ocean-to-table cuisines, while two swimming pools serve light fare and gorgeous sea views.
Overlooking the picture-perfect Caribbean Sea, Hotel Le Toiny in St Barts is the perfect spot to get away from it all. Its independent, self-standing Villa Suites feature private pools and large terraces overlooking Toiny Bay. Lush palm trees and exotic flowers create privacy between each suite, while its Beach Club is hidden on a secluded beach and features a bar, boutique, and a beachfront swimming pool.
Baoase Luxury Resort is nestled on a private beach dotted with palm trees. You’re spoiled with amenities, including free-form pools, spa treatments, a boutique shop, and a beachfront restaurant. Enjoy the ocean views from an infinity pool in the Beachfront Pool Suites, or upgrade to a Private Pool Villa for an outdoor sitting area, patio, and private pool. Love birds can sign up for private dinners at the beach or a romantic picnic, while foodies will appreciate the themed BBQ and Asian cuisine nights.
Spice Island Beach Resort in Grenada offers 5-star, all-inclusive luxury. Set on the beautiful Grand Anse Beach, it offers anything from beachfront gourmet dining and open-air beachside yoga to ocean kayaking adventures. In addition to complimentary water sports, you’ll find a lavish spa and on-site dining offering a dose of Grenadian spice. The beachfront suites boast breezy terraces and private lawn gardens, with many featuring private plunge pools.
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