The Caribbean is a honeymooner’s paradise of infinite variety: thousands of lush green islands scattered across clear blue seas offering adventure, relaxation, and romance. With so much choice, the real challenge is choosing where to stay, so let Culture Trip help with our guide to 15 perfect honeymoon hotels in the Caribbean.
Sandals Grande St. Lucian—St. Lucia
Sandals Grande St. Lucian | Courtesy of Sandals
Sandals have done something really special in St. Lucia; this all inclusive hotel is the epitome of honeymoon luxe. Set on its own peninsula with a secluded mile-long beach on St. Lucia’s calmest waters, the flow between the stunning natural environment of St. Lucia and Sandals is seamless. Toast to a happily-ever-after with a complimentary bottle of wine and embrace the first night as newlyweds, with the hotel’s romantic gesture of flower petals on the bed. The morning after is a blissful haven as a fresh delivery of flowers and breakfast in bed are brought to your room. Exquisite over-the-water bungalows and butler service might just be enough to convince you to never leave.
Amanyara is one of the most beautiful hotels to grace the Caribbean. There is a symmetry to the luxurious hardwood pavilions and inviting pools that creates an energy flow that speaks to the soul. The 800-meter beach crystal-clear, reef-protected, waters are irresistible.
If you want exclusive, then the private island resort of Jumby Bay, two miles offshore from Antigua, might just be the honeymoon destination you’re looking for. Arrive by private boat on the 300-acre island with three stunning white sand beaches, each fringed with tall swaying palms. Private villas with private pools, cathedral ceilings, and endless views of the bright blue Caribbean Sea offer the perfect honeymoon escape.
Secret Bay is different—perched in a clifftop rainforest, the treehouse-style villas and bungalows have private pools and an indoor/outdoor style. It’s boutique luxury with a hint of adventure—hiking, kayaking, exploring the rivers, and even night snorkeling are on offer. Live out your Tarzan and Jane honeymoon fantasy in style.
Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman | Courtesy of Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton is the best, most luxurious hotel sitting on seven mile beach on Grand Cayman, which is regularly voted one of the best beaches in the world. Service is always impeccable, but honeymooners get a personalized service with every detail taken care of. The best suites include private elevators and personal assistants—ideal for honeymooners seeking privacy.
Situated in the most scenic corner of Jamaica, Trident is fabulously cool. Mid-century modernism meets Caribbean chic in the private waterfront villas, each with a private pool. The spa has an outdoor deck with a view to die for, but if that isn’t good enough, then the spa will come to your villa for a truly personal experience.
Romantic suites perched 25 feet above the sea and personal butler services characterize the honeymoon experience at this Sandals resort. The private beach is tucked away on a coral bluff, offering secluded luxury. Sandals Royal Plantation is a marriage of old world charm and modern facilities—special honeymoon packages make the most of the luxury spa and world-class restaurants.
All-inclusive, Beach, Stylish, Outdoors, Fine Dining, Golf
The Cotton House—St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Classic French West Indies elegance awaits honeymooners at The Cotton House. Chic suites, garden cottages, and plunge pools scattered amongst tropical gardens offer intimate hideaways for romantic couples. The restaurant has an outstanding menu and award-winning wine list. For the ultimate in luxury, book the Residence—a private hilltop property with swimming pool and full butler service.
The Sandpiper | Courtesy of The Sandpiper Barbados / Booking.com
The Sandpiper is a real hidden gem of a hotel—one of the best small hotels in the West Indies with a well-earned reputation for discretion and privacy. Nestled in lush tropical gardens and on one of Barbados’s best beaches, the hotel offers the kind of relaxed style that honeymooners dream of. Treetop suites are luxurious and have private plunge pools from which to enjoy the sea view.
Perched high above the sea, but with easy beach access, the luxurious and discreet Cap Maison is an idyllic honeymoon destination. Villas with rooftop pools offering uninterrupted sea views are just waiting to transport romantic couples to nirvana. Head Chef Craig has justifiably been voted the Caribbean chef of the year—this is a foodie destination with an unbeaten sea view.
Round Hill | Courtesy of Round Hill Resort and Villas
Historic, elegant, and beautiful, Round Hill has 110 acres of private lush tropical hillside leading down to a discreet private beach. Fully staffed luxury villas with private pools are the ultimate honeymoon luxury. This is the iconic Caribbean honeymoon destination.
Situated on Paradise island, the Ocean Club is a chic beach resort with a Michelin-starred restaurant. Elegant villas and cottages with private pools and uninterrupted views of the pristine white sand and crystalline blue sea are ideal honeymoon nests. Welcome to honeymoon paradise.
Regularly listed as one of the top honeymoon destinations in the Caribbean, Cap Juluca is discreet romantic bliss. The dazzling white sand of one of the best beaches in the world slopes gently into vividly blue clear seas. Moroccan style architecture of the hotel somehow works perfectly on this small Caribbean island, creating a wonderfully exotic atmosphere.
Designed to nurture mind, body, and spirit, Hermitage Bay is a place of rare beauty. They host 30 individually designed suites of polished hardwood and white linens that sit on the beach and surrounding lush green hillside on the southwest corner of Antigua. The view over the white sand and the brilliant turquoise bay is magical—a romantic honeymooner’s dream.
Sitting midway up the sheltered west coast of Barbados on the island’s best beach, Sandy Lane is unbridled Caribbean elegance. The hotel has the grandest spa in the Caribbean that, despite being huge, manages to be wonderfully intimate. Honeymooners will enjoy the couples massages, private dinners on the beach, and butler-drawn baths and the best food on the island.