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These 30 Hotels Will Make You Want To Book A Caribbean Vacation ASAP

By Kelsey Marie

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The colder it gets, the more a Caribbean vacation sounds like a great idea. After booking a flight, the next thing to do is find accommodations. Caribbean islands have lots of beautiful hotels to choose from but you deserve to stay at the cream of the crop!

Forbes Travel Guide has recently curated a list of the best hotels in the Caribbean and these properties are absolute perfection. 

Here are 30 Caribbean hotels you must visit on your next vacation:

Belmond Cap Juluca – Anguilla

This beautiful property has a green-tiled Moroccan pool and a color palette of white, gray and blue. The best part is it’s located near the gorgeous turquoise waters of Maundays Bay in Anguilla. 

Belmond La Samanna – St. Martin

This Mediterranean-inspired hotel will be reopening at the end of this month and will be sporting a new fresh look with a turquoise and white color palette. The hotel’s location is along the white sands of Baie Longue, making it the perfect vacation accommodation. 

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – Puerto Rico

Located in San Juan, this hotel recently turned 100. Although the property has been around for a century, it is modern and comes with a heated infinity pool and a Four-Star spa with a gray marble hammam. 

Casa de campo Resort & Villas – Dominican Republic

This hotel is praised for its top-of-the-line golf course but it also offers a shooting range and fine dining. 

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve – Puerto Rico

This Five-Star hotel is located in Puerto Rico and comes with a Five-Star spa for pure bliss. My favorite perk of this hotel is being able to have a floating breakfast delivered while in the pool.

Eden Roc Cap Cana – Dominican Republic

Head to the Dominican Republic for a stay at this Four-Star property which comes with a private beach club, newly-renovated spa and golf course. 

Elbow Beach – Bermuda

This is the perfect hotel for a baecation. You can enjoy a Couple’s Retreat Massage with your partner and end the night with a private beach dinner. 

Eden Rock – St. Barths

This is the first hotel on St. Barths and a favorite amongst celebrities. The property has been going through a two-year renovation because of the damage from Hurricane Irma but will be reopened on November 20th. 

Fairmont Royal Pavilion – Barbados

Located on the Platinum Coast of Barbados, this hotel is only a short walk from the white sand beach. The rooms are decorated with artwork from local artists and the open-air dining rooms are perfect for watching the sunset. 

Grace Bay Club – Turks and Caicos

Located along Grace Bay Beach, this property has three pools and the longest bar in the Caribbean. Refresh your tastebuds with an Infiniti Martini (a mix of Hypnotiq, Malibu Rum, and pineapple juice). 

Half Moon – Jamaica

Head to Montego Bay for a stay at this beautiful hotel which is turning 65 years old this year! You’ll be able to partake int he weekly manager’s cocktail party, head to the equestrian center or listen to live reggae music at Cedar Bay. 

Jade Mountain Resort – St. Lucia

This resort is super dope because the fourth wall in the suites are removed, bringing you closer to the Caribbean Sea. The property also has a Chocolate Laboratory where you can taste chocolate made on the estate. 

Jumby Bay Island – Antigua

Located just two miles off the coast of Antigua is the beautiful private island of Jumby Bay. The property contains 300-acres with villas, pools, tennis courts, a farm, a spa, and beaches.

JW Marriott Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic

This Caribbean hotel is located near Blue Mall where you can shop till’ you drop then head to the infinity pool for relaxation. Head to the Vertigo 101 Lounge & Bar, perfect for an epic view of the street from 101 feet above. 

Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa – Grand Cayman

If you’re a foodie, you’ll love the dining experience at Avecita where you can enjoy a curated chef’s table. You’ll also have the choice of pampering at the spa or simply relaxing on the beach. 

Le Sereno – St. Barths 

Minimalists will absolutely love this location because of its white-washed rooms and open-air Mediterranean restaurant. You can spend time relaxing in the spa which has the only beachfront treatment room on the island. 

Ladera Resort – St. Lucia 

The highlight of this property is being able to stay in a room with a swing hanging over the pool — talk about a vibe! Also, the decor is filled with furniture made by local artisans. 

Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour – St. Kitts

Located on Banana Bay, you’ll be able to rent watersports equipment for free. Or perhaps dine in an open-air restaurant while sipping on rum. 

Rosewood Bermuda – Bermuda

This beautiful boutique hotel has 88-rooms and was recently renovated last year. The decor is inspired by local artists and is located on Bermuda’s longest private beach.

Round Hill Hotel and Villas – Jamaica

experience complete relaxation at the spa on this property which is located inside of an 18th-century plantain house. This Montego Bay hotel has been popular amongst celebrities and travelers for the past 70 years. 

Sandy Lane Hotel – Barbados

This Five-Star hotel has been one of the most loved properties in the area for over 50 years! This hotel includes a 47,000-square-foot spa, tennis, swimming with turtles and even a Rolls-Royce house car.

Seven Stars Resort & Spa – Turks and Caicos

Staying at this hotel means complimentary kayaking or paddleboarding at Grace Bay. You’ll also be able to relax on the only heated saltwater pool on the island.

Silversands – Grenada

Travel to this serene destination on “the spice island” where you’ll be amongst the scenic jungles on the island. You’ll be able to chill in the longest infinity pool in the Caribbean, coming in at 330-feet. 

The Cove At Atlantis – Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian tragically hit the Bahamas in September but most of Nassau was not damaged. Tourism has been on a decline because of it but businesses are working to get the island back to where it once was with tourism. This property has amazing restaurants, wonderfully designed rooms, and an adults-only pool. 

The Ritz-Carlton – Aruba

Enjoy an onsite casino, amazing restaurants, and beach activities at this beautiful property in Aruba. 

The Ritz-Carlton – Grand Cayman

This property always has activities such as the Cayman Rejuvenate wellness event in November and Cayman Cookout food fest in January. You can also relax on Seven Mile Beach all year ‘round.

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort – Puerto Rico

Located in the foothills of El Yunque National Forest is this beautiful hotel. You can spend time at the spa, on a bird-watching tour or just simply relaxing on the beach. 

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort – Bahamas

Enjoy the world-class spa, serene beach and golf course on this stunning property. 

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort and Spa – Cayman Islands

This property was recently renovated in 2017 and has over 300 rooms in close proximity to the ocean. The property also offers a boat to take you out to Stingray City. 

Wymara Resort and Villas – Turks and Caicos

Enjoy the white sands at Grace Bay Beach or the infinity pool while enjoying your beautiful surroundings. The property offers an alfresco boot camp class as well as a spa and outdoor showers. 

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Kelsey Marie

Kelsey-Marie is an NYC girl who currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. You can keep up with her on Instagram at @kelseydashmarie

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