The Insider’s Guide to the Best Caribbean Villa Resorts
Not many corners of the world compare to the Caribbean when it comes to paradise-caliber tropical getaways. From “high islands” with volcanic peaks to low-lying sandy cays, from rainforest to coral banks, the natural scenery is wonderfully varied. So are the cultural textures, the flavors, the sounds. And the beachfront ambiance—well, it simply can’t be topped!
Are you looking to spend your next escape in the Caribbean at a private villa? Or perhaps you prefer a five star resort? Well, the good news is that you can have the best of both at these luxurious Caribbean villa resorts. From the Turks & Caicos to the British Virgin Islands, from the St Barts to Anguilla, here’s a roundup of the best luxury Caribbean resorts and hotels that offer private villas on their swoon-inducing grounds.
ROSEWOOD LITTLE DIX BAY RESORT & VILLAS Virgin Gorda
You’ll Love: The stunning location on a reef-sheltered crescent beach, impressive variety of onsite dining, and lushly landscaped, tucked-away villas with breezy patios and porches.
About the Location: The resort provides access to one of the most coveted Caribbean destinations: Virgin Gorda, renowned for its beaches, the spectacular Baths National Park, and a tranquil, secluded ambiance.
Best For: Watersports lovers and those seeking luxurious privacy.
What to Know: This Laurance Rockefeller-established resort, opened in 1964, it abuts one of the world’s most coveted private beaches
Insider Tips: Rosewood Little Dix Bay offers its guests complimentary water taxis for transport to more than a dozen other fabulous island beaches.
Nuts & Bolts: 100 guest rooms, among them 16 Rosewood Junior Suites, four 1-bedroom suites, a 2-bedroom villa, & a 3-bedroom villa; three restaurants & two bars; beachfront pool; spa; seven tennis courts; fitness center; library; $$$$
LE TOINY RESORT & VILLAS St Barts
You’ll Love: Spectacular views of Toiny Bay and the wild “Cote Sauvage” from pastel-hued, slopeside bungalows with private heated pools and terraces. The Toiny Beach club
About the Location: Hotel Le Toiny offers a lavish, palm-peppered spread on a gentle hill overlooking Anse de Toiny (Toiny Bay) on St Barts, ”the Gem of the Caribbean” in the Leeward Islands known for its French Creole cookery, rugged volcanic scenery, and the surfeit of top-grade beaches.
Best For: Gourmet foodies looking to explore fine expressions of French West Indian cuisine; couples keen on upscale R&R with plenty of private luxuries.
What to Know: While the Hotel Le Toiny is not itself immediately on the beach, a private shuttle provides access to its decked-out Beach Club. The resort does have one villa on the waterfront, Villa Nureyev, which practically hangs over the sea.
Insider Tips: Not only does the property offer one of the preeminent St Barts dining destinations in its Le Toiny Restaurant, but also its very own on-site shopping boutique for breezy Caribbean wear.
Nuts & Bolts: 22 suites, each with private infinity pools, plus the four-bedroom Villa Nureyev out on the water with guest cottage, private pool, Jacuzzi, & Hammam; spa; pool; onsite boutique; two restaurants; $$$$
BELMOND CAP JULUCA RESORT & VILLAS Anguilla
You’ll Love: The lavish private paradise along a platinum Maundays Bay beachfront, the upscale amenities combined with casual, easy-breezy vibe.
About the Location: A mere 10 minutes from the Clayton J. Lloyd Airport, Cap Jaluca sits on Maundays Bay on the southwestern coast of Anguilla, a British overseas territory in the Leeward Islands known for no fewer than 33 postcard-perfect beaches and a host of upscale eateries.
Best For: Beach lovers, foodies, and couples looking for a romantic escape
What to Know: Cap Jaluca’s rooms and basic suites are lovely, but the premier overnight experiences await in the pool suites and, in particular, the 4,000- to 5,540-square-foot pool villas.
Insider Tips: Guests at Cap Jaluca have access to a pair of reserved chaise loungers on the Maundays Bay beach, complete with meal and beverage service and complimentary beach towels, water, and sorbet. Of the resort’s four dining establishments, Pimms—known for its Anguillan dishes as well as broader Caribbean and international fare—is the highest-end, but it embraces a casual dress code in keeping with Cap Jaluca’s “barefoot luxury” aesthetic.
Nuts & Bolts: 66 rooms & 42 suites; four restaurants, cocktail lounge; spa; fitness room; infinity pool; croquet lawn; $$$$
OIL NUT BAY RESORT & VILLAS Virgin Gorda
You’ll Love: The elegant architecture blending in with tropical nature (part of a focus on sustainability), the exclusivity of a resort inaccessible by road.
About the Location: Reachable only via boat (including the local ferry) or helicopter, Oil Nut Bay seduces its guests with 400 gorgeous acres in the far east of Virgin Gorda—a tranquil, uncommercialized British Virgin Islands retreat—in the fabled North Sound.
Best For: Those appreciating an exclusive, secluded, self-contained paradise, great for families who love watersports and snorkeling.
What to Know: Accommodations here range from Cliff and Bay suites and the Cliff Penthouse Suite to one- to six-bedroom luxury villas. The Oil Bay Nut Marina, which includes the overwater Nova restaurant and boutique shopping, has 93 privately owned berths on Deep Bay that are available for nightly rental, plus first-come, first-served Mooring Balls.
Insider Tips: Along with dining at Nova, The Beach Club, and The Pavilion, guests at Oil Nut Bay can enjoy “shore-to-door” food delivery via ONB Eats service, or pick up a picnic backpack at The Beach Club for out-and-about lunches.
Nuts & Bolts: Seven suites & 15 villas; spa; wellness studio; community garden; tennis & pickleball courts; paddlesport & wind-sport equipment; Nut House Kids Club with supervised childcare and activities; $$$$
LE SERENO RESORT & VILLAS - St Barts
You’ll Love: Breathtaking beachfront location overlooking the Grand Cul de Sac bay, elegant wood- and stone-anchored construction reflecting an ambitious 2018 redesign and expansion.
About the Location: Le Sereno is among the few genuinely beachfront hotels on St Barts, and its private rooms are strung along one of this French Caribbean isle’s most ravishing bays: the Grand Cul de Sac.
Best For: A romantic luxury getaway to one of the best hotels with villas in the French West Indies.
What to Know: Le Sereno’s romance-ready atmosphere also makes it a coveted wedding destination. Meanwhile, there’s a fairly new beach eatery, Plage, now complementing the acclaimed open-air Le Sereno Al Mare restaurant.
Insider Tips: The spa pavilion at Le Sereno not only includes the only beachfront treatment room on St Barts, but also a yoga and meditation garden.
Nuts & Bolts: 39 suites & three 4-bedroom villas; pool; spa; fitness room, sundeck; library; two restaurants & a bar/lounge; onsite boutique; $$$$
COMO PARROT CAY RESORT & VILLAS - Turks & Caicos
You’ll Love: The chance to stay on a downright legendary car-free private isle at its only resort, and access to pristine Caribbean land- and waterscapes.
About the Location: At some 1,000 acres, Parrot Cay is the largest of the islets strung like a necklace between Providenciales and North Caicos, up along the northern rim of the West Indies. COMO Parrot Cay is the only resort on this otherwise undeveloped cay, defined by a tropical dry-forest and scrub interior, mangrove shores, and a spectacular four-mile beachfront—plus the biggest privately run coconut and banana plantation in the Turks and Caicos, which provides produce for the resort’s restaurants.
Best For: Lovers of seclusion, natural tropical beauty, and exclusive luxury
What to Know: COMO Parrot Cay stretches from plush white oceanfront sands to the upland of the islet’s roughly 40-foot backbone ridge. Along with its rental rooms, villas, and beach houses, the resort includes privately owned villas (including the domiciles of more than a few rich-and-famous part-time Parrot Cay residents).
Insider Tips: Many of the COMO Parrot Cay rooms face the resort gardens, but all the villas offer ocean views, and many have private beach access. Besides dining at The Terrace (Mediterranean/South European) or The Lotus (Thai/Japanese) restaurants, you can arrange for a candle-lit meal in a private tiki hut.
Nuts & Bolts: 74 rooms & villas, including full beach houses; spa; pool; two restaurants; complimentary watersports equipment & bicycles; island trail system; $$$$
THE FOUR SEASONS RESORT & VILLAS - Anguilla
You’ll Love: The varied dining with sunset views and beachfront ambiance, the seaside yoga, and the extensive onsite amenities and experiences.
About the Location: The Four Seasons Anguilla Resort commands quite the perch overlooking Barnes and Meads bays in the West End of Anguilla, a magnet in the Leeward Islands for both beach connoisseurs and epicureans.
Best For: Culinary explorations, beachside wellness retreats.
What to Know: Anguilla’s Four Seasons provides a wide range of accommodations, from guest rooms to townhomes; its standalone villas all offer either Caribbean Sea sightlines or beach access.
Insider Tips: While room-service dining is available for all Four Seasons Anguilla accommodations, villa guests have the option of savoring a special in-villa private chef service.
Nuts & Bolts: 181 guest rooms, suites, townhomes, residences, and villas; pools; fitness center & Pilates studio; spa; sports pavilion; babysitting & children’s activities; $$$$
AMANYARA RESORT & VILLAS - Turks & Caicos
You’ll Love: Access to some of the Caribbean’s finest reef and wall diving, spectacularly landscaped villas surrounded by protected lands and waters.
About the Location: Amanyara abuts the spectacular coral-girded waters of Northwest Point Marine National Park on Providenciales, the northernmost and most populated of the Turks & Caicos Islands. Beloved for its beaches, Providenciales also provides a fabulous launch pad for world-class snorkeling and diving, given the proximity of one of the Western Hemisphere’s standout barrier reefs.
Best For: Right-at-your-fingertips diving and snorkeling, plus birdwatching and other all-around ecotourism; also luxury beach wellness getaways.
What to Know: It’s hard to top Amanyara as a luxury diving resort in the West Indies, given the great reef walls of Northwest Point Marine National Park lie just offshore the beachfront. Meanwhile, three styles of private villas are available: those offering ocean views, those offering beach access, and those overlooking Amanyara’s ponds and gardens—all with edging black infinity pools.
Insider Tips: Besides Mediterranean- and Asian-inspired cookery at the resort restaurant and casual fare at the Beach Club, Amanyara offers a variety of customized, private dining experiences, from picnics to romantic beachfront dinners.
Nuts & Bolts: 36 pavilions & 20 villas (Ocean, Beach, and Tranquility); spa; Pilates studio; fitness center; Club House with tennis courts & other sports facilities; pool; open-air yoga facility; two restaurants & a bar; onsite boutiques; $$$$
JUMBY BAY RESORT & VILLAS - Antigua
You’ll Love: The utter exclusivity and serenity that come with a private, 300-acre island accessible only by boat and devoid of cars.
About the Location: Two miles off the Antigua coast, Jumby Bay Island (aka Long Island) comprises a 300-acre, car-free (and carefree) private isle offering unexcelled tranquility in the Lesser Antilles.
Best For: Family Caribbean getaways, seclusion and away-from-it-all bliss.
What to Know: The all-inclusive five-star Oetker Collection hotel and resort on Jumby Bay Island offers some of the Caribbean’s most acclaimed accommodations. The onsite European- and Caribbean-influenced dining features locally sourced Antiguan produce and seafood, including harvests from Jumby Bay Island’s own organic farm.
Insider Tips: Courtesy of a partnership between Oetker Collection and Sparfell Aviation Group, private chartered flights to the nearby airport in Antigua are available from the airport of your choosing.
Nuts & Bolts: 14 Villas, 21 Private Residences, & 28 Suites; four eateries and bars; spa; pools; fitness center; yoga pavilion; tennis courts; boutique; children’s activity program; $$$$
ROUND HILL RESORT & VILLAS - Jamaica
You’ll Love: The palm-clad splendor and pampered luxury a stone’s throw from the heart of Montego Bay.
About the Location: Round Hill occupies 110 splendid acres on a peninsula west of Montego Bay on Jamaica’s northwestern shore. It provides beautifully appointed accommodations on a Greater Antillean island of grand beauty, rich culture, and justly celebrated cuisine.
Best For: Gourmets interested in sampling the local Montego Bay-area bounty, watersports and outdoor enthusiasts.
What to Know: For all its self-contained seduction, Round Hill is a mere 25-minute drive from Montego Bay’s airport, providing quick and easy access to this premier Jamaica hotel and resort. There’s an exceptional array of watersports available here—not least snorkeling on the reef immediately offshore—and award-winning dining featuring plenty of local produce, including contributions from Round Hill’s own organic gardens.
Insider Tips: You can take fuller advantage of the Caribbean at Round Hill’s doorstep by taking a PADI-certification scuba-diving course or two from the resort’s instructors.
Nuts & Bolts: 36 guest rooms & 27 luxury villas; spa; fitness center; yoga pavilion; pools; three restaurants and two bars; watersports & boat rentals; $$$$
GRACE BAY CLUB RESORT & VILLAS - Turks & Caicos
You’ll Love: Upscale accommodations along one of the world’s most lauded beaches, the distinct suite-based zones catering to different travelers.
About the Location: The 11-acre Grace Bay Club tempts with a sumptuous 1,100-foot frontage along the most celebrated beach on Providenciales in the Lucayan Archipelago—and one of the most celebrated beaches in the Caribbean: Grace Bay Beach. This is the first all-suite luxury property in the British Overseas Territory of Turks and Caicos.
Best For: Beach lovers, couples, families.
What to Know: The Grace Bay Club comes divided into three accommodation zones: the adults-only Hotel, the family-friendly Villas, and the decked-out Estate with its three, five-bedroom Residences villas. Among multiple restaurants and watering holes, you’ll find in the 90-foot-long, beach-edging Infinity Bar not only the lengthiest bar in all of the Caribbean but also the first infinity-edge bar anywhere.
Insider Tips: The Estate portion of Grace Bay Club is eight miles from the main complex.
Nuts & Bolts: 82 suites spread across Hotel, Villas, and Estate zones; spa; fitness center; boutique; pools; four restaurants & three bars/lounges; Kids Town children’s activity program; $$$$
TRYALL RESORT & VILLAS - Jamaica
You’ll Love: The variety of villa accommodations as well as access to a top-quality golf course and tennis courts, plus watersports and hiking trails
About the Location: Set on the sloping grounds of a 17th-century sugar plantation, the 2,200-acre Tryall Club sits on the northwestern oceanfront of Jamaica in Sandy Bay, easily reached from Montego Bay.
Best For: Golf and tennis aficionados, families, beach lovers and watersports enthusiasts
What to Know: The Tryall Club’s private villas come in a broad spectrum of setups and sizes, from beachfront locales to hilltop perches, and from 1- to 7-bedroom floorplans. The Ralph Plummer-designed golf course, extensively modernized and upgraded, can hold its own with any in the West Indies, and the grounds include no fewer than nine tennis courts with more than 20 pros on hand.
Insider Tips: If you’re hoping to get on those fantastic Tryall Club tennis courts (just as legends such as the Williams sisters and Boris Becker have done), think Wimbledon-style attire: The dress code is mostly white apparel. The sunbathing, watersports and paddlesports, and boat tours available at the resort’s Beach Club are irresistible but don’t neglect to explore the property’s inland hiking trails, which show off lush and tranquil beauty.
Nuts & Bolts: 84 private villas; two restaurants & a bar; pools; golf course; tennis courts; live entertainment; gym; salon; boutique & market; Pro Shops; $$$$
LA SAMANNA RESORT & VILLAS - St. Martin
You’ll Love: Front-row seats to one of the finest and most exclusive beaches in the French West Indies, not to mention a world-class spa and dreamy oceanfront French dining.
About the Location: Within shouting distance of Marigot’s airport and shopping yet feeling like its own insulated piece of paradise, La Samanna encompasses 55 acres along the sublime crescent-shaped beach of Baie Longue on the French side (St. Martin) of the Leeward Island of Saint Martin, with the charms of its Dutch portion, Sint Maarten, not far away.
Best For: Luxury beachgoing, spa/wellness retreats, family Caribbean getaways, high-end dining.
What to Know: La Samanna stands as the most luxurious resort on St. Martin and among the most desirable upscale getaways in the West Indies and offers exceptional dining—including at its open-air French restaurant, L’Oursin—and a well-awarded wine cellar. The unblemished sands of Baie Longue, meanwhile, are a celebrity draw for good reason.
Insider Tips: A great way to spend the day on St. Martin? Reserve one of La Samanna’s private beach cabanas, which will give you a complimentary bottle of bubbly or wine, WiFi and Bluetooth speakers, lunch and bar service, and other delights with a note-perfect Caribbean view.
Nuts & Bolts: 83 rooms & suites, eight 4-bedroom villas; spa; fitness center; pools; two restaurants, two bars, & a wine cellar; tennis courts; business center; $$$$
MANDARIN ORIENTAL RESORT & VILLAS - Canouan
You’ll Love: Luxury accommodations at the doorstep of one of the Caribbean’s largest coral reefs, and with access to an expanded resort complex beyond the immediate property itself.
About the Location: The Mandarin Oriental sits on the eastern coast of the little (but lovely) Grenadine isle of Canouan, set along Godahl Beach and Carenage Bay. About 25 miles south of Saint Vincent, Canouan’s within easy reach of Mustique and the Tobago Cays.
Best For: Spa & wellness getaways as well as snorkeling/diving/watersports.
What to Know: An intimately scaled resort, the Mandarin Oriental offers a relatively small number of beautiful, super-spacious suites and villas, all of which enjoy ocean views. The spa is exceptional, with a wide variety of services and classes and some knockout hillside treatment rooms.
Insider Tips: The Mandarin Oriental falls within the larger resort complex of the Grenadines Estate, which gives you access to other restaurants and amenities chargeable to your room.
Nuts & Bolts: 26 suites & 13 villas; spa; pools; watersports center; tennis court; golf course; five restaurants & bars; $$$$
CASA DE CAMPO RESORT & VILLAS - Dominican Republic
You’ll Love: The (count ‘em) three Pete Dye golf courses, multiple beaches, and globe-spanningly varied cuisine.
About the Location: Casa de Campo is located in La Romana along the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, which sees more international tourism than any other corner of the Caribbean.
Best For: Golfers, foodies, beach lovers.
What to Know: This is not only the oldest and best-known resort in the Dominican Republic, but still arguably the very best. It’s also regarded by many as the top golf destination in the Caribbean (and one of the finest in the world), its three Pete Dye courses including the much-lauded Teeth of the Dog.
Insider Tips: Casa de Campo 7,000 acres encompass a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village, Altos de Chavon, a must-see hub with shops and dining. Meanwhile, every room and villa here comes with its own golf cart for navigating the sprawling grounds.
Nuts & Bolts: 185 rooms & 50 private villas; 7 restaurants & 7 bars/lounges; pools; full-service marina; golf courses; tennis courts; spa; fitness center; equestrian center; kids clubs; $$$$
JADE MOUNTAIN RESORT & VILLAS - St. Lucia
You’ll Love: The absolutely incredible scenery, the private infinity-pool paradise of your accommodations.
About the Location: Jade Mountain occupies a sublime hillside setting on the southwestern coast of St. Lucia, with the toothy twin coastal peaks of the Pitons—a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and some of the defining natural landmarks of the West Indies in general—in full view. The sister beachfront resort of Anse Chastanet lies below.
Best For: Swooning over the finest in Caribbean scenery, ecotourism, spa resort getaways.
What to Know: Jade Mountain easily boasts one of the most incredible scenic mosaics of any Caribbean resort, given the green conical Pitons—Petit Piton and Gros Piton—seem close enough to touch from your very own oceanfront infinity pool. The main accommodations are rightly called “sanctuaries,” holistically designed to blend with the magnificent natural context.
Insider Tips: As a guest at Jade Mountain, you’ll have full access to the waterside amenities of Anse Chastanet, including its splendid beaches.
Nuts & Bolts: 24 infinity-pool sanctuaries & 5 suites; restaurant; spa; fitness center tennis courts; $$$$
THE FOUR SEASONS RESORT & VILLAS - Nevis
You’ll Love: The views stretching from Nevis Peak to the Caribbean, the seclusion of your beachfront accommodations.
About the Location: The Four Seasons Nevis occupies 350 acres along the top stretch of sand on Nevis: Pinney’s Beach. With the complimentary non-motorized watersports available, you’ve got a fine jumping-off point for enjoying this gorgeous seashore.
Best For: Privacy & seclusion, golfing, beachgoing.
What to Know: The Four Seasons Nevis is the island’s only full-service property. A highlight is the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course.
Insider Tips: It doesn’t get any better than renting one of the Four Seasons Nevis’s lavish 200-square-foot beach cabanas for the day. An excellent family experience is taking part in the “summer camp” focused on local sea-turtle conservation.
Nuts & Bolts: 189 rooms & suites, 50+ villas; 6 restaurants & bars; pools; golf course, spa, tennis courts, sailing school; $$$$
3 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts for Couples
What’s a more romantic escape than the Caribbean? Strolling hand-in-hand along surf-licked sands. Hammocking it under rustling palm fronds. Drifting between the spa, the pool, the beachfront candlelit table, and your private villa: rinse and repeat!
Here are our picks for the best Caribbean resorts for couples. You can’t go wrong with any of these when it comes to maximizing romance under the tropical sun and stars.
Le Sereno (St Barts)
What’s So Romantic About It? The atmosphere of St Barts seduces to begin with; when you treat yourself and your beloved to luxurious accommodations at one of the island’s only beachfront hotels, you’re getting into heavenly territory.
Le Sereno overlooks the Grand Sul de Sac, with gorgeous seascape views and one of the finest strands on St Barts at your toe-tips, and offers sublime, couples-friendly suites and villas, plus the impeccable open-air dining experience of Al Mare.
Special Packages for Couples? Yes, including the Honeymoon Package, which includes among other perfections a bottle of champagne in your room upon arrival and a couples massage in the resort spa (the only one on St Barts, by the way, to host a beachside treatment room). Le Sereno is also a favorite choice for a destination Caribbean wedding.
Special Outings or Activities for Couples? Request a private beachfront dinner for peak romance, or enjoy a sunset cruise for two.
Jade Mountain (St. Lucia)
What’s So Romantic About It? Jade Mountain offers one of the most spectacular settings of any resort in the Caribbean. Serving up unforgettable views of St. Lucia’s world-famous Petit Piton and Gros Piton peaks and a jungle-to-coral-reef spread.
You couldn’t dream up a more romantic backdrop, and that’s not even counting the banquet of couples-focused experiences on offer here: It’s no surprise this spectacular luxury property is such a go-to option for destination weddings, honeymoons, anniversary celebrations, vow renewals, and all manner of lovebird idylls.
Special Packages for Couples? Jade Mountain offers plenty of packages specifically designed for couples: not only diverse wedding possibilities but also such favorites as the Forever You vow-renewal offer and the Total Romance Package, which fits the bill for any sort of sweethearts’ escape.
Special Outings or Activities for Couples? Among Jade Mountain’s basically endless options for excursions and other resort experiences are such romance-oriented options as the Private Honeymoon Charter, getting the two of you out on St. Lucia’s breathtaking waters. The resort’s Guest Services, meanwhile, can arrange just about any surprise or other special experience.
Belmond Cap Jaluca (Anguilla)
What’s So Romantic About It? A breathtaking haven along Maundays Bay on Anguilla’s southwestern coast sets the stage for West Indies romance at Cap Jaluca, known for its “barefoot luxury” and anything-you-could-ask-for amenities. Here’s another understandably celebrated spot for destination weddings, honeymoons, and other romantic occasions.
Special Packages for Couples? Yes! Besides wedding arrangements, Cap Jaluca’s known for its Mark the Occasion offer, highlighted by such details as a welcome bottle of champagne, a couples massage, and a romantic beach dinner, plus such other date-worthy possibilities as the Culinary Delights package.
Special Outings or Activities for Couples? From private starlit beach dinners to side-by-side snorkeling and other outings, Cap Jaluca gives the two of you plenty of ways to enjoy one another’s company in paradise.
The Best 3 Luxury Family Resorts in the Caribbean
The tropical beauty, beachside bliss, and rich opportunities for culinary, cultural, and ecological exposure make the West Indies a wonderful place for a family getaway. The following are our picks for the all-around best luxury family resorts in the Caribbean!
Oil Nut Bay (Virgin Gorda)
What’s So Family-Friendly About It? Kids thrill at a luxury resort you can only reach by boat or helicopter. The 400 acres of Oil Nut Bay on Virgin Gorda’s eastern tip provide a grand, gorgeous playground for family getaways, with kid-friendly amenities and attractions including cornhole, volleyball, and other beach games plus outstanding watersports.
Special Packages for Families? The Family Adventure package comes chockablock with memory-minting shared experiences, including a half-day guided safari to Virgin Gorda’s world-famous Baths and multiple beaches, snorkeling with sea turtles, and a half-day boat charter out to Cooper Island.
Special Outings or Activities for Families? Another of Oil Nut Bay’s major draws for families is the Nut House Kids Club, which offers supervision and activities for young children, tweens, and teens every day from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Jumby Bay (Antigua)
What’s So Family-Friendly About It? Accessible only by boat from the Antigua coast, Jumby Bay Island makes a 300-acre wonderland for families. The beautiful and lavishly appointed resort includes a variety of accommodations perfect for the whole gang as well as many all-ages activities and kid-specific offerings.
Special Packages for Families? Yes, indeed: Jumby Bay Island’s Family Experience package makes a dream all-inclusive getaway, right down to a family picnic on a private isle.
Special Outings or Activities for Families? Besides nanny and babysitting services, the resort offers the Jumby Explorers Kids Club for three- to 11-year-olds with supervised activities such as Little Chefs, Wildlife & Ocean Adventures, and Pirates of the Caribbean, plus programs for older kids in the 12- to 17-year-old range. Kids can even roll up their sleeves and help out with the island’s conservation efforts aimed at hawksbill turtles.
La Samanna (St. Martin)
What’s So Family-Friendly About It? La Samanna ranks among the best luxury family resorts in the Caribbean partly because it’s simply one of the top luxury resorts in the Caribbean, bar none. Its spectacular spread and first-class hospitality on the gilded sands of Baie Longue will give everybody, young and old, a dream tropical vacation.
Special Packages for Families? The Magical Memories package is nicely set up for family stays at La Samanna, given the accommodations are in the resort’s spacious (4,600-plus square feet) 3- and 4-bedroom Private Pool Villas.
Special Outings or Activities for Families? With kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, Hobie Cats, and other equipment available right on the grounds and such unforgettable excursions as island-hopping charters and snorkeling cruises available, La Samanna has much to delight adventurous families.
Enjoying the Finest Caribbean Villa Resorts & Luxury Hotels With WIMCO
The above lists are based on the more than three decades of experience we claim here at WIMCO. It’s our pleasure introducing our clients to the very finest in private island villas, five-star hotels, and exclusive resorts in the Caribbean—and welcoming them back again and again to luxury accommodations that have become beloved retreats over the years.
If any of the resorts and hotels we’ve profiled have caught your eye (and we bet more than one has), get in touch with one of our friendly villa specialists.
We are happy to assist you not only in reserving the perfect accommodations at any of these properties; but also in planning an unforgettable, concierge-supported vacation in the West Indies.
There’s no extra cost to you as a guest, and we provide the very same prices as the resorts themselves. Reach out to us today, and let’s make that dream escape to your own private Caribbean villa a reality!