Palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking views, laid-back vibes and dense rainforests: a vacation in the Caribbean might be a dream come true for anyone, as the exotic cluster of isles offer the ideal mix of nature, sun, sea, and sand. The wonderful Caribbean islands stretch for more than 2,000 miles, each of them boasting unique landscapes, slightly different cultures, an individual style and numerous attractions wherever you might go.
If you want to add a touch of luxury and style to your trip in this incredible part of the world, you can take your Caribbean holiday to another level. Luxury retreats have been created to express a new level of luxury in the hospitality industry, and these destinations promise an unforgettable experience.
Now you can look forward to personalized service, privacy, comfort and attention to detail. You can stay on one island or consider sailing from one island to another for a more immersive experience. Some Caribbean islands are famous for their sandy beaches and resorts, while others are known for fishing, swimming, and scuba diving. You can travel in the lap of luxury or on a budget, the choice is yours.
Here is a brief luxury travel guide to the Caribbean:
St. Thomas – the perfect island for adventures
Not all Caribbean islands are created equal, and some islands score more when it comes to adventurers and natural beauty. St Thomas is made of white sands, and picturesque palm trees are ideally suited for beach bums. This serene gateway isle is famous for its gorgeous beaches, and unique sightseeing and snorkeling spots.
Enjoy a luxurious holiday on the island, its spectacular nightlife and world-renowned golf course. Climb the 99 Steps of Charlotte Amalie or take the Skyride to enjoy an excellent view of the Caribbean. Other highlights of the island include the childhood home of Camille Pissarro and the second-oldest synagogue in the area.
A yachting vacation
Enjoy the unparalleled experience of yachting in style and do what you want and when you want. Book your vacation on a private, luxury yacht to explore the Caribbean islands and design your own itineraries as you are in charge.
You can stop at the best islands and make your dream vacation come true. You can personalize your travel experience with whatever you want and like such as wildlife adventures, shopping, golf or cultural immersion.
St. Lucia is ideal for couples
St. Lucia is instantly recognizable because of its massive volcanic spires that look striking against the beautiful Caribbean Sea. The island is just perfect for honeymooners and nature lovers because of its lush nature around.
There are cascading waterfalls, dense rainforests, hot springs, and impressive botanical gardens. Stay at the Jade Mountain for a luxurious experience and enjoy a swim in the infinity-edge pools. Gaze at the sun as it goes down with a drink in your hand.
St. Kitts offers adventure and the ultimate luxury
St. Kitts is a tiny island nation that welcomes visitors from all over the world with amazing adventures as well as an unparalleled luxury experience. Mount Liamuiga was the original name of the island and the area around the mountain is surrounded by thick rainforests.
Belle Mont Farm located on the fertile slopes of Mt. Liamuiga offers breathtaking villas and a lovely farmhouse, designed by a world-renowned architect for true luxury. Immerse in the local culture and look forward to distinct culinary experiences.
Private attendants are assigned at the accommodation for the guests. St. Kitts is perfect for those who want to experience luxury as well as the authentic flavor of the islands.
Turks & Caicos takes wellness to the next level
For those of you who want to sit back, relax and unwind, Turks & Caicos is the perfect choice. Ayurvedic medicine devotees have been coming here regularly to take advantage of the islands’ extensive spa offerings, fitness programs, and detox retreats. This is your dream wellness escape as you stay at one of those breezy beachfront resorts, each of them complete with its own yoga studio.
Best time to go in the Caribbean
The ideal months for a laid-back vacation in the Caribbean are February and March when the weather is warm and sunny. Of course, this is the best period to escape the chilly temperatures and take refuge in the warm climate of the Caribbean, but it’s also a period when it’s not so crowded. There are exclusive deals during the Valentine’s Day, New Year or Mardi Gras.
Where to stay in luxury
There are hundreds of luxury hotels in the Caribbean that offer elegant, spacious rooms and luxurious spas. You’ll find champagne and strawberries waiting in your room. Some famous names include The Ocean Club, COMO Parrot Cay, Tortuga Bay Hotel, Sugar Beach and more. You can look forward to 24-hour room service, private plunge pools and great views from the rooms.
For a classy shopping experience
If you’re also looking for pricey designer outlets in the Caribbean, there are many places for luxury shopping. For example, Holetown in Barbados offers big-names lineup like Breitling, Cartier, and Jaeger-LeCoultre. Anguilla boasts of a string of international designer stores, while the Bay Street in the Bahamas sells luxury goods by international designers.
Where to dine in style
With the concept of farm-to-table catching on over the years, there are plenty of venues in the Caribbean where one can enjoy the fresh and local cuisine. Some popular names are Belle Mont Farm, Fond Doux Plantation & Resort, Jakes Hotel, Le Soleil d’Or, Stush in the Bush, and more.
Broaden your travel and culinary experience farm-to-table meals that are ultra-fresh and offer the fresh fruit, vegetables, and local produce. You can dine in style and comfort and enjoy the meals with carefully selected wines.