Contemporary retreat with chic suites and boutique style
Carlisle Bay is a luxury resort overlooking a white-sand beach, palm trees, and turquoise water, with a backdrop of emerald green rainforest. Sophisticated and contemporary in style, this modern Caribbean classic on Antigua’s south coast is instilled with genuine West Indian conviviality. The resort is made up of 82 suites, all with Caribbean sea views. The Ocean Suites are perfect for those in search of romance, peace, and quiet.
• Insider Tip: Cruising the Caribbean Sea. Ask the concierge to reserve a private speed boat for a day on the water, guided by the resort’s captain, with inclusion of snorkeling stops, picnic in the water, and an exceptional view of Antigua from the Caribbean Sea.
Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort
Caribbean : Cayman Islands
Bask in the sun at this red-roofed colonial-style resort
Luxury Grand Cayman Resort is located on world-famous Seven Mile Beach and is within walking distance to shopping, dining, and entertainment. Relax at the La Mar Spa or dine at one of the four delicious restaurants located on-site. Indulge in unlimited lobster on Wednesday night at the beachfront restaurant Solana.
• Insider Tip: Walk along Seven Mile Beach or enjoy excellent snorkeling at the Reef Ball Project Reef On-site.
W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
Caribbean : Puerto Rico : Vieques Island
Serene resort on Vieques Island with two beaches
W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island is surrounded by pristine beaches, wild horses, and extraordinary natural grounds. Rooms by designer Patricia Urquiola indulge couples with private patios or balconies, large signature tubs and Bliss® bath products. AWAY® Spa features fresh-air showers, couples treatment rooms with ocean views, and private spa tubs, while the Puerto Rican cuisine at Sorcé invites you to enjoy a romantic evening with surrounded by nature.
• Insider Tip:
• Personalized romantic experience at AWAY® Spa — treatment of choice at the couple’s room with ocean views, private spa tub, and bubbles
• Private dinner experience at Paradise Edge, right next to the ocean. Menu tailored for the occasion, candles, and dedicated service.
Regent Palms Turks and Caicos
Caribbean : Turks & Caicos
Glamorous all-suites resort on Grace Bay
Nobody does romance better than Regent Palms Turks and Caicos. A tropical breeze caresses your skin as it drifts through French doors. Candles flicker on an open terrace under a starlit sky. A pool of liquid sapphire invites you to linger. Nothing in this luxurious resort is left to chance. Everything is designed to incite romance. Listen. That is your heart beating faster.
• Insider tip: The ultimate in romantic dining. On the beach. Under the stars. The Regent Palms’ private beach dinner exceeds your expectations every time. The food is exquisite, the setting spectacular, and the memories will last forever.
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas
Caribbean : U.S. Virgin Islands : St. Thomas
Italian villa-style resort with two long beaches
Nestled within a 30-acre beachfront estate, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas blends classic European elegance with warm Caribbean hospitality. The resort overlooks sparkling turquoise waters and white-sand beaches on the eastern tip of the island and features 180 newly renovated guestrooms, each with private balconies and Caribbean-inspired décor with calming views overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The resort features a boutique spa, salon, and fitness center, a Club Level, two pools, two beaches, and four restaurants where guests can enjoy gourmet dining and exceptional personalized service.
• Insider Tip:
Take advantage of the resort’s unique location near both St. John and the British Virgin Islands while never leaving the comfort of The Ritz-Carlton. Lady Lynsey, the resort’s luxury 53-foot catamaran, picks you up right from the resort’s beach and is the most magnificent way to explore this alluring destination
Frenchman's Reef Marriott & Morning Star Beach Resort
Caribbean : U.S. Virgin Islands : St. Thomas/St. John
Deluxe, cliff-top resort with direct beach access
Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort features hotel rooms with tropical settings and Marriott’s signature Revive Bedding. Enjoy the pristine and picturesque beachfront at the Morning Star Beach Club and Sea Cliff Towers, or relax at the luxury Lazule Sea Spa & Fitness Center. The infinity pools feature stunning St. Thomas views.
• Insider Tip: Experience Havana Blue Restaurant, where Latin America meets the Pacific Rim. Voted one of the top five beachside restaurants by Caribbean Travel + Life magazine.
Tadrai Island Resort
Fiji : Mamanuca Islands
Adults-only property in Mamanuca Islands neighborhood with a private beach
Tadrai Island Resort has been created specifically for couples to savor the peace and tranquility of palm-fringed Selena cove and the resort's four private beaches. Not only is this sanctuary Fiji’s newest 5 star resort, Tadrai is the first all-inclusive luxury retreat in the whole of the Mamanuca Island Group. Each villa is perched on absolute beachfront and elegantly designed in Fijian style, complete with private plunge pool, giving couples the space to unwind in privacy.
• Recommendation: make sure you enjoy a couples massage on Nuku i Mana — a deserted sandy atoll just five minutes from Tadrai.
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
Mexico : Cancun : Hotel Zone
Ritz-signature elegance sets the standard for luxury
Surrounded by the glistening sands of the Caribbean and the ancient treasures of nearby Mayan ruins, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun welcomes guests with AAA Five Diamond luxury and personal service. Mexico’s masterpiece features 365 guestrooms, a 1,200-foot beach, sculpted outdoor swimming pools, a full service Kayantá Spa, an impressive Culinary Center, and award-winning restaurants, including Fantino and the Club Grill. Each well-appointed guestroom and suite has a balcony or terrace overlooking the sea. The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is located 15 minutes from the airport and few minutes from many lively and leisurely attractions.
• Insider Tip:
Chic handmade cabanas are transformed into private dining rooms on the beach, where the soft sound of the waves and the dim light of the moon complement every night. Dine in quaint oceanfront Casitas and tantalize your evenings, while dining al fresco in proper Cancun fashion.
Casitas is graciously decorated with casual yet contemporary pieces, which serve as a stylish backdrop for the soothing ocean view. Guests may reserve private casitas where they will enjoy dinner on the beach, or opt to settle into the open terrace with views to the ocean.
Mexico : Manzanillo - Costalegre
Exclusive beach resort set on 1,500 tropical acres
Las Alamandas Resort is an ultimate romantic getaway a hidden world of luxury, pampering and extraordinary nature. Enjoy gourmet picnic on one of the four pristine and private beach, or romantic candlelight dinner in the privacy of your suite. Sip Champagne at picturesque Lookout Point or horseback ride on the beach as the sunset paints the sky an array of brilliant colors.
Le Meridien Bora Bora
Tahiti : Bora Bora
Private retreat with sea turtles and spectacular scenery
Redesigned in an elegant, contemporary, Tahitian style and set on a magnificent islet, the resort features outstanding bungalows, villa suites, and overwater bungalows featuring the largest glass floors in Bora Bora, with amazing views of the lagoon. Le Meridién is the perfect place to celebrate your wedding, anniversary, or vow renewal, whether it’s in the intimate overwater chapel featuring a large glass floor or at one of the many beach locations. The choice is yours.
• Insider tip: Book Classic Vacations Le Meridién Classic Romance program and enjoy a complementary candlelit romantic dinner.
Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort
Tahiti : Moorea
Stylish resort on a pristine lagoon, private beach
Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort is the ideal retreat to celebrate romance. Enjoy a private dinner on the island’s longest, natural white-sand beach, offering stunning views of the crystal lagoons. One of the most inspiring and unforgettable destinations for lovers, this resort offers exotic romance tinted by French elegance. Here, customized experiences are the ultimate signature.