Apr. 15th, 2014

5 More of the Best Beach Hotels in the Caribbean

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You’ve chosen your destination: The Caribbean, so you’re already half-way there, now deciding on the best hotel for your vacation is the next step. But instead of wasting your time browsing the World Wide Web for hours, we thought we’d help you out by putting together a list of our favorite beach hotels to speed up the process. Luxury accommodations, world-class dining and unique offerings—here are five resorts that won’t disappoint:

eden roc
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Eden Roc at Cap Cana

This five-star boutique hotel in the Dominican Republic mixes European glamour with a Caribbean twist right on the eastern tip of the D.R. With Spanish colonial design, storybook villas and French- and Italian-Riviera-inspired architecture, Eden Roc at Cap Cana is among the finest beach hotels in the region. With only 34 suites, the resort offers a high-level of privacy and tranquility for a truly exclusive experience. As an added bonus, the Caletón Beach Club right outside the villas is a private, members-only facility that is only open to guests.

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Rosewood Tucker's Point

You may feel like you’re worlds away, but the truth is, Rosewood Tucker’s Point is only about a 90-minute flight from most major East Coast cities, a great option for those who want to save travel time by booking nearby the States. Cerulean blue waters and British charm await at the four-star property located in Bermuda. Its 88 rooms and suites feature fine marble stonework, seaside décor and spacious accommodations. Add a remarkable golf course, Bermuda’s largest private beach and the stunning Sense® spa, and you’ll see why this is one of the best getaways in the Caribbean.

East Winds Inn
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East Winds Inn

If its simple luxury that you seek, East Winds Inn located in La Brelotte Bay on St. Lucia may be more up your alley. One of the most established and oldest on the island country, the boutique hotel consists of 30 rooms and one mini suite. Around the property guests can partake in activities like a yoga classes, afternoon tea in the Jasmine Room or working on your fitness routine with the Swedish Circuit Training track. When you’re ready to hit the beach, gear up for exciting snorkeling, diving, swimming or merely sipping on rum cocktails under the warm sun.

Jade Mountain, St Lucia
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Jade Mountain, St Lucia

Presenting a sense of place, Jade Mountain St. Lucia is a striking resort floating above the Caribbean sea with views of both the Piti and Gros Piton mountains. A feature in every level of guestroom, the 400- to 900-square-feet infinity pools are primary elements of Jade Mountain’s design, offering some of the best views of the island. Along with mesmerizing accommodations, guests  will enjoy the abundance of pristine coral reefs to explore and nature lovers will find their refuge in the Rainforest, Botanical Gardens, Drive-In Volcano or Sulphur Springs located nearby. To make sure all guests really relax, the resort is technology-free, so make sure to turn those iPhones turned off during your trip.

The Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda Resort
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The Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda Resort

Located on Bermuda’s stunning south shore, The Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda Resort is a breath-taking hotel surrounded by lush bougainvillea and towering coconut palms. Marked by the brand’s renowned elegance, The Fairmont is refined luxury with a laid-back Caribbean attitude. A mix of guestrooms, suites, duplexes and penthouses make up the 593-suite resort and all accommodations boast views of the Atlantic Ocean. And, with eight restaurants right on the property, you’ll never have to settle for the same meal twice.