With much of the country still in the throes of a stubbornly persistent winter, it’s hard to imagine sun, palm trees, beaches, and one of those tropical cocktails with an umbrella in it. Actually, no it’s not. It’s really easy—especially now that the six news luxury resorts have just opened across the Caribbean. According to Bloomberg, these new vacation destinations that should be getting your attention.
Bahama House – Harbour Island, Bahamas – Located on what is known as the “Nantucket of the Caribbean,” this boutique hotel has 11 luxury suites, a freshwater lap pool, tiki bar, and all the access to snowlessness one’s heart desires. For more info, click here.
Manoah Boutique Hotel – Shoal Bay, Anguilla – With 25 rooms that have ocean views and a three-room Presidential Villa Suite, the Manoah is all about that azure-blue-water beachfront, and the privacy it offers its patrons. The hotel also includes a beach club with a restaurant, a pair of bars, and an Olympic-size swimming pool. For more info, click here.
Le Barthélemy – St. Barts – If you’re tracking the culinary travel trend, this St. Barts spot might be just the ticket. Embracing its Parisian heritage, Le Barthélemy features the Caribbean-infused cuisine of Michelin-starred French chef Guy Martin, all prepared seaside. For more info, click here.
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club – Bermuda – For fans of America’s Cup sailing, the Hamilton will basically be its Bermuda headquarters from May to June, hosting talent, sponsors, and key race-watching events. Don’t worry; there’s room enough for the entire clan; the Hamilton has 157 newly renovated rooms. For more info, click here.
Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa – Grand Cayman – The island’s first-ever boutique resort was built along Seven Mile Beach—or what U.S. News & World Report called the “Best Beach in the World.” Need we say more? For more info, click here.
The Shore Club – Turks & Caicos – Located along the island’s most secluded stretch of beaches, the club, which features 38 suites and 110 rooms, is all about the sporty side of fine living. Its state-of-the-art gym features a private tennis court and lap pool, while the club itself offers complimentary bikes, snorkels, and sea kayaks for outdoor adventures. For more info, click here.