Whether you’re a honeymooner or just two love birds trying to find that perfect hideaway, the Caribbean is the place to be. From the from the most luxuries villas and hotels rooms to the lush white sand beaches, every island have something unique to offer.
Here are the top 10 little piece of the Caribbean for lovers.
Anguilla – Cap Juluca
Cap Juluca is one of the most famous hideaway for celebrities in the Caribbean. Big stars like LL Cool J, Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, and Brad Pitt are just a few who have unwound at this 179-acre property. Enjoy a daily complimentary continental breakfast on your private terrace and order spa services right in your room. Go all out with the seven-night Romantic Rendezvous Package, which includes a personal concierge, candlelit dinner, couples massage, and a $500 resort credit. The hotel also offers several wedding packages, whether you want a simple ceremony on the beach or the works. From $495/night (June–October); $995/night (January–early April). 888.858.5822.
St. Lucia – Jade Mountains
Jade Mountain provides one of the most beautiful scenery you can find anywhere on the face of the earth. The rooms—called sanctuaries—include either an indoor infinity pool or a Jacuzzi. No phones, radios, Internet connections, or televisions are allowed in these havens (a phone and Web access are available in the reception area). The fourth wall of every room has been removed for indoor/outdoor living. You won’t hear any screaming toddlers, either; guests must be at least 15 years old. The Total Romance Package includes all meals and most drinks; a tour of the volcano, Diamond Mineral Baths, sulfur springs, and the Anse Mamin French Colonial Plantation; land and water sports; a scuba diving course; biking in the jungle; a half-day sailing trip; and a $500 certificate to use on a return visit. The package starts at $9,780 for two people for a week and can be used in conjunction with the Lovers’ Early Bird 7th Night Free Package. Visit next August or September and you can even get married at the resort for free. From $950/night ( June–October); $1,200/night (January–mid-April). 800.223.1108.
Jamaica – Sandals Royal Plantation
This all-inclusive, all-suite boutique resort offers butler service and ocean views from every room. Boxer Lennox Lewis has stayed at this adults-only property in Ocho Rios, and so has Denver Bronco Elvis Dumervil. It’s tailor-made for romance; notify the property online that you just married and you’ll receive the free Honeymoon Package, which includes sparkling wine at check-in, flower-petal turndown service, and one day of breakfast in bed. Or, for an additional $1,800, get the Honeymoon Romance Package, which provides airport transfers, a private oceanside dinner, a rose-petal bath, a couples massage, a massage lesson, a photo session, and a sunset cruise. The resort also offers the luxe Sandals Weddings by Martha Stewart. From $1,174/night (mid-April–December); $1,276/night (January–mid-April). 888.726.3257.
Anguilla – Viceroy
Splurge and stay in a villa if you can (Sandra Bullock brought her new baby, Louis, here last fall to relax and escape the paparazzi). Your butler (aka personal lifestyle assistant) will handle everything you don’t want to be bothered with, like ironing, grocery shopping, or running to the liquor store. In addition, the gourmet kitchen will be stocked to your specifications and a personal chef will be on call. Lounge at your private pool and sundeck, and enjoy priority spa, restaurant, lounge, and cabana reservations. For newlyweds, the Honeymoon Package starts at $1,470 and includes accommodations in a rooftop suite, a couples massage, and a three-course dinner at Viceroy’s signature restaurant, Cobà. The resort also offers wedding planning services. From $595/night (May–September); $895/night (December–March). 800.578.0283.
Nevis – Four Seasons Resort
The Four Seasons of Nevis is our favourite celebrity couple, Jay-Z and Beyonce, spot. Guests are wrapped in both the luxury that’s synonymous with the Four Seasons brand and the leisure and untouched beauty of Nevis. Choose one of the 196 rooms or suites, or rent a Residence Villa or Estate Home for more space and privacy. The Romance Package includes fresh flowers on arrival, champagne and truffles, a trip on a catamaran, a couples massage, spa robes, and an island tour with a picnic lunch. From $345/night (late May–October); $595/night ( January–mid-March). 800.332.3442.
Turks And Caicos Islands – Parrot Cay
Parrot Cay is situated on its own private island. While there, visit the internationally recognized, on-site Como Shambhala Retreat for Ayurvedic therapies, a Javanese bath, and complimentary yoga and Pilates classes. Opt for the Parrot Cay Honeymoon Package, which starts at $6,012 for a seven-night stay and includes all meals, a bottle of champagne, a spa cottage rental (think: oversize five-star tree house), a couples massage, and a private dinner for two. From $696/night ( June-October); $938/night (January-April). 877.754.0726.
Barbados – The House
The House of Barbados is an adult only property. Upon arrival you will be treated with a complimentary 30-minute “Jet Lag” massage. Champagne breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening canapés are served daily; and whether you’re ready to snorkel or sail, the hotel has got you covered. Get your groove on with the seven night Romance with a Twist Package, which includes a beachside massage, sparkling wine, chocolate-covered strawberries, and a dinner on the shore. You can even get hitched on the house: With select stays, the resort will throw in a Free Wedding Package, which covers legal legwork, the bride’s flowers, a cake, and a bottle of champagne. From $684/night (May–mid-December); $742/night (January–April). 888.996.9948.
Bahamas – One & Only Ocean Club
With five miles of beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, Paradise Island, off the coast of Nassau, radiates relaxation. Set up shop at this resort, and whether you stay in a room or a private villa, enjoy 24-hour personalized butler service, champagne and strawberries each afternoon, nightly turndown service, and yoga twice a day on the beach deck. When you’re ready to venture out, explore the island on complimentary bikes, then refuel at Dune, the first Caribbean restaurant by celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Wedding planning services are also available. Michael Jordan, Robert De Niro, and Bryant Gumbel have all vacationed here. From $495/night ( June–October); $795/night (November–May). 888.528.7157.
Domincan Republic – Casa De Campo
Casa De Campo is situated on a whopping 7,000 acres on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, with its Teeth of the Dog golf course (ranked number one in the Caribbean), private Minitas Beach, and Beach Club by Le Cirque. It’s no wonder Alicia Keys is a fan. The resort offers various packages, but the real luxury begins with the Villa Vacation Experience, and it can be enhanced with the Excel Services Supplement, which includes daily breakfast prepared in your villa, private valet and maid service, and a dedicated concierge service. The Sweet Romance Package is $425 and includes one full breakfast on your balcony, a picnic for two in any secluded spot on the property (coordinated by your private concierge), and a couples massage. Should you get caught up in the moment and want to elope, there’s an on-site church. From $295/night (late April–late December); $445/night ( January–late April). 800.877.3643.
Jamaica – Half Moon
This favorite of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith sits on 400 acres in Montego Bay, Jamaica. You’ll regret not staying in one of the 33 luxury villas, so bring a few other couples with you. But if you do opt to stay in a suite or room, several all-inclusive deals are available, including the Celebration Package. Starting at $735 a night for two, it includes car service, all meals, a couples massage, and a guided trip down a lazy river on a bamboo raft. Lounge on the two miles of private white sand beaches, play a round on the golf course, and visit the Dolphin Lagoon. End every night with dinner in one of the resort’s six restaurants—serving everything from contemporary Caribbean to Thai and Indian cuisines. From $250/night (mid-April–mid-December); $400/night (mid-December–mid-April). 888.830.5974.