Temperatures have dipped below freezing in the motherland, which can only mean one thing: it’s time to think about jetting off to a tropical paradise. The Caribbean is a gold mine of beauty, solitude, and adventure, making it an all-round winner with us Brits. This exclusive guide will introduce you or further acquaint you with some of the Caribbean’s best-hidden gems that you need to discover this year to splice a little sunshine into your 2017.
Castries, St. Lucia
Lush landscape, immaculate beaches, and first-rate all-inclusive resorts are some of the many reasons why St. Lucia is widely considered as one of the most beautiful Caribbean islands, and a great spot for honeymooners.
Windjammer Landing Villa & Beach Resort, St. Lucia
Windjammer Landing Villa & Beach Resort is no exception to that. This one-of-a-kind, independent escape offers a truly unique yet authentic Caribbean experience. Lose yourself within 60-acres of hillside and stunning beachfront. Set your eye-parts on a consolidation of rolling greenery, coral-white sands and azure waters. Stay entertained with a plethora of activities for couples and families alike, including 3 swimming pools, complimentary water sports, kid and teen programmes along with superb villa accommodation options that will envelop you in luxurious island lifestyle. Holidaymakers looking to get a taste of St. Lucia, need to give Windjammer Landing a whirl.
Whether you’re looking to discover the flora and fauna, experience the famous Reggae music scene or unwind along the palm-fringed beaches, Jamaica has your every whim considered.
Mangos Jamaica Boutique Beach Resort
Fanatic of all things sun, sea and sand? Well then, Mangos Jamaica Boutique Beach Resort is a must. This boutique hotel boasts a contemporary twist to its quintessentially Jamaican atmosphere embodying tranquility, welcoming authenticity, and that feel-good Jamaican philosophy. Exceptional, intimate service is right at the epicentre of Mangos Jamaica, from the peaceful rituals at the One Love Spa to the Jamaican specialities at Jerk Kitchen, providing a genuine taste of the island.
Saint Phillip, Antigua
Miles of unspoiled rainforest and eye-wooing beaches make Antigua a perfect escape into the tropics. With enough beaches to discover a different one every day of the year, it’s a real beach-lovers kingdom.
Pineapple Beach Club
Meet Antigua’s most laid-back adults-only resort, Pineapple Beach Club. An elegant curve of 1,600 feet of unbelievably white-sand beach strikes you right from the moment you arrive, with lashings of space to find your own slice of paradise. Pick up a tempting tipple or two at your choice of 3 bars, savour local Caribbean grub at The Outhouse and splash into 2 pools. There’s not an ounce of pressure; just immerse yourself in the classic sand-in-toes island lifestyle that’s fundamental of Antigua. Pull up a chair and give in to the sound of the waves kissing the shore.
Palm-Eagle Beach, Aruba
A ribbon of picture-perfect shores and crystal clear waters set a stunning backdrop for a serene tropical escape. Aruba is a realm of relaxation, calling universal beach lovers seeking the epitome of utopia.
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
The exotic isles of Turks & Caicos are rapidly becoming the trendsetting holiday destination for Caribbean connoisseurs. Boasting the third largest coral reef in the world, Turks & Caicos is a real diver’s Mecca. Head to North West Point, West Caicos and Grace Bay for some of the most sensational dives in the Caribbean.
Beaches Turks & Caicos
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa is promised as one of the world’s best hotels for family holidays, and was named amid the Top 25 Family Hotels in the World in the TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards 2016. Family getaways of the highest calibre await: 4 unique accommodation villages, a 12-mile beach, a kids club featuring Sesame Street® characters, and a 45,000 square-foot waterpark. Treat everyone to the most luxurious amenities. That’s part and parcel of the Beaches Resorts philosophy, where nothing is left without thought.
Go forth and discover even more of the Caribbean, Holidaymaker.
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