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More Top Caribbean Resorts

Ladera Resort on St. Lucia offers views of the Pitons and Caribbean Sea

Now that you've seen our Top 10 Caribbean Resorts, check out these additional luxe properties, from the Bahamas and Barbados to St. Barths.

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THE BAHAMAS

One & Only Ocean Club

Located on the eastern end of Paradise Island, the One & Only Ocean Club is among the most legendary Caribbean...Read the full review

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BARBADOS

Cobblers Cove
www.cobblerscove.com

Cobblers Cove

If you're searching for an English country-style hotel without the inclement English weather, then Cobblers Cove is just the ticket.  Here you can indulge in English charm and elegance in a tropical, tranquil setting on the North West coast of Barbados within easy walking distance of Speightstown. The white sand beach and calm, clear blue waters provide a relaxing haven, and you can indulge in water sports galore. You'll be welcomed with a refreshing cocktail upon arrival, before you unpack in one of 40 spacious suites complete with your own living area, balcony or patio and beverage-stocked fridge. Be sure to take advantage of the Terrace Restaurant, situated at the edge of the beach and overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

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BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Biras Creek
www.biras.com



Biras Creek
An upscale, unique Caribbean destination, Biras Creek is surrounded by three seas, rolling green hills and is a ten-minute boat ride from the nearest road. It's the go-to place when you don't want to be bothered by civilization. Situated on the northern end of Virgin Gorda, on a 148-acre estate, the resort strikes the perfect balance between being a small, exclusive inn and a large, full-service resort. The tropical paradise of Biras Creek is noted in its colorful plants lining the paths and walkways of the resort. You'll also be provided with your own bicycle, courtesy of the resort to do some exploring. Indulge in a drink at the resort's renowned open-air bar and be sure to partake of the barbecued lunch on the beach.

Bitter End Yacht Club
Ahoy matey! This is the go-to resort if the sea is your thing. Since Bitter End is accessible only by water, you...Read the full review

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JAMAICA

Half Moon Rose Hall

Part of the historic Rose Hall Plantation, Half Moon is a colonial-style resort featuring 400 acres of towering trees...Read the full review

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MARTINIQUE

Cap-Est Lagoon Resort & Spa
www.capest.com

The pool at the Cap-Est Lagoon Resort & Spa in Martinique

The term "luxury resort" is bandied about often, but a stay at the Cap-Est Lagoon Resort & Spa will definitely showcase living in the lap of luxury. Eighteen detached villas and 50 rooms and suites await you in sunny Martinique on the island's east coast, overlooking a crystal clear lagoon. The resort is hidden among banana fields, where palm trees, coral reefs, landscaped terraces and plunge pools abound. Rooms are decorated with local materials including Martinique's signature product: cane sugar. No expense is spared here, with every room boasting state of the art amenities including plasma televisions, espresso machines and fridges with ice makers. The spa is also a huge draw, utilizing hydrotherapy treatments by French-trained therapists.

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NEVIS

The Four Seasons Resort, Nevis

Located on Nevis's west coast, Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies is mere steps from renowned Pinney's...Read the full review

Montpelier Plantation
This 60-acre hillside estate resides within a beautifully restored former sugar plantation. With only nineteen...Read the full review

Nisbet Plantation Beach Club
At this historic plantation inn, the madness of modern daily life takes a holiday. Rather than offering nouveau...Read the full review

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ST. BARTHS

Hotel Le Toiny

A favorite choice for distinctive stays in the Caribbean, Hôtel Le Toiny is home to just fifteen freestanding Villa Suite...Read the full review

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ST. LUCIA

Anse Chastanet

Anse Chastanet Resort harks back to the days of the Caribbean before air conditioning units replaced...Read the full review

Boucan by Hotel Chocolat
When it comes to Caribbean getaways, we certainly have our old favorites. But we're also happy when new little...Read the full review

Ladera Resort
The Ladera Resort is a paradox, democratic and exclusive all at the same time. There's no need to upgrade...Read the full review

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