Articles Mentioning Caribbean Hotels

Which Atlantis Is For You? An Expert Breakdown of the Massive Resort

One of the biggest resort developments in the Caribbean, the Atlantis Bahamas compound on Paradise Island can be more than a little overwhelming — at first glance, it can even be exhausting to comprehend. There are also a few misconceptions that come with the Atlantis Bahamas. You might think of the resorts here and picture…

Everything You Need to Know About All-Inclusive Resorts

All-inclusive resorts have just as many super fans as major haters. While we’ve had some disappointing experiences at huge megaresorts with mediocre food and watered-down drinks, we’ve also stayed in luxurious properties with phenomenal food, top-shelf alcohol, and even spa treatments included in the rate. So if you’re wondering whether an all-inclusive hotel should be…

The 10 Most Romantic Caribbean Hotels With 24-Hour Room Service

Picture this: You’re on your honeymoon, or celebrating your anniversary, or you just want some alone time with your partner. That means spending days on end pretending like the rest of the world doesn’t exist. And what better way to do that than to post up in your ultra-romantic room without ever having to leave?…

7 Bioluminescent Beaches and Bays That Glow at Night

Courtesy of Flickr/BMC EcologyYou might have seen it in the Academy Award–winning film “Life of Pi”—a blue glow that grows as main character Pi swirls the water. While this might be the work of CGI in the movie, it’s actually a real phenomenon. In bodies of water around the world, bioluminescent creatures, typically plankton, light…

The 10 Best Caribbean Islands for Couples and the Most Romantic Hotel on Each

There’s no shortage of choice when it comes to Caribbean islands (there are more than 7,000 to choose from), especially if romance is in the plans for your vacation. There’s a Caribbean island out there for any type of twosome, from those who want a luxe escape to those who prefer something with a little…

12 Things to Know Before Traveling to St. Lucia

Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia/OysterInstantly recognizable for its towering Pitons, St. Lucia is a Caribbean island paradise that combines rugged volcanic mountains, tropical rainforest, and sandy beaches. It strikes a balance between a developed, tourist-friendly island and a rustic destination full of local charm and unspoiled natural landscape, making it the perfect getaway for honeymooners…

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Caribbean Vacation

Beach at the Anse Chastanet Resort; Laura Hinely/Oyster Most Americans fantasize about escaping on a sunny Caribbean winter break every year. Just thinking the word “Caribbean” conjures of images of white beaches, crystal clear water, tropical fruit rum drinks, and sun-soaked days. If you’re actually headed south for a Caribbean vacation, you’re in for a…

How to Pick the Perfect Caribbean All-Inclusive Resort: What to Ask Yourself and the Hotel

If you’re considering an all-inclusive vacation in the Caribbean, you’re on the right track. The concept of a pre-paid all-inclusive resort is wildly popular, fun, and convenient — and much of the Caribbean is loaded with a wide range of all-inclusives, from budget to luxe options. But before you put down your credit card and…

The 12 Most Beautiful Resorts in Jamaica

The third-largest island in the Caribbean, Jamaica is famed for its beautiful beaches, reggae music, and tasty jerk chicken. Its reef-lined shores, dramatic coastline, and laid-back vibe beckon travelers looking for a gorgeous escape. Meanwhile, travelers who peel themselves away from the coast are rewarded with stunning mountain hikes, rushing waterfalls, and insight into local…

Caribbean Hurricane Season: What You Need to Know Before Your Trip

Let us assuage any hesitation you might have about traveling to the Caribbean during hurricane season. “If someone offered me a vacation to the Caribbean during the peak of the hurricane season, I wouldn’t think twice about it — I’d go,” says Chris Landsea, Science and Operations Officer at the National Hurricane Center. “But you…