Top Romantic Getaways in the Caribbean
PHOTO: Palm Island Resort. (courtesy Elite Island Resorts)
There’s never a bad time for a romantic getaway and the Caribbean’s warm, sunny retreats can help visitors shed the woes of their hectic work lives. With seven resorts on five islands Elite Island Resorts' collection of luxury resorts offer authentic experiences at an all-inclusive price in some of the most romantic locales in the Caribbean.
Head to Antigua to experience Galley Bay Resort & Spa, the St. James’s Club & Villas and the Verandah Resort & Spa.
The Galley Bay Resort & Spa offers an exotic escape on Antigua’s northwest coast. The secluded property is located on a white-sand beach that stretches for three quarters of a mile along the Caribbean Sea. Guestrooms are located on the beach and those looking for a truly romantic experience can head to the Tahitian-style bungalows, each offering its own private plunge pool.
The St. James’s Club & Villas is a country club-style, all-inclusive resort on a private, 100-acre peninsula. Enjoy time on the beach where you don’t even have to get up to get a drink, as the rolling bar service comes to you. There are six swimming pools, an endless array of activities, sunset celebrations and breathtaking ocean views as well.
The Verandah Resort & Spa is a brand-new, eco-friendly property on 30 beachfront acres on Antigua’s northeast coast. Guests can enjoy all-suite, all-inclusive luxury in oversize rooms that are ideal for couples and families. The property is also home to the Caribbean’s largest free-form pool and one of the largest kids’ clubs in the region.
The Club Barbados Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive, adults-only property on the west coast of Barbados known for its boutique style and intimate setting. The property’s colorful gardens, cozy walkways, freshwater pools create a romantic environment on the coast. There are three pools, a Jacuzzi, two restaurants and five bars.
St. James’s Club Morgan Bay is known as one of the most popular resorts in the Caribbean. The family-friendly, all-inclusive property is set among some of St. Lucia’s most stunning scenery, minutes from Rodney Bay and Gros Inlet and situated among the island’s volcanic landscape. The resort offers a golden-sand beach with views of the Caribbean Sea, four swimming pools, five bars, a tennis/fitness center and a luxurious spa. Couples looking for romance can cozy up to the swim-up bar located in the Lazy Lagoon.
Palm Island Resort & Spa offers its guests a singular experience on one of the world’s best private islands. Travel + Leisure has referred to the island as one of the best places to stay in the world and it’s also known as one of the most romantic resorts in the Caribbean. Hammocks dot the shoreline and there are no telephones or televisions in guestrooms, adding to its secluded, romantic atmosphere. The unspoiled retreat attracts a discerning crowd looking to relax on the property’s five white-sand beaches, hike, bike, sail or just unwind in the spa.
British Virgin Islands
Located on Tortola, Long Bay Beach Club epitomizes the laidback lifestyle. The one-mile-long, white-sand beach is a paradise for lovers and guestrooms are located on the beach with a variety of options from deluxe rooms to suites and private cabanas. The oceanfront is the standout feature of the property and guests can soak up the island lifestyle along the shore, enjoy a treatment in the spa pavilion or enjoy its signature “Long Bay Cooler” at the bar.
For more information, visit Elite Island Resorts.
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