The Caribbean his heating up for the winter season, and that’s being buoyed by a truly impressive lineup of hotel relaunches, from boutique St Barth stays to venerable Anguilla retreats.
And whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving getaway or looking to sneak in a shoulder season Caribbean vacation, there’s always something new to experience in the Caribbean.
This month’s Places to Vacation takes you from the rebirth of the island of Barbuda, which was almost entirely destroyed in last year’s Hurricane Irma, to one of our favorite iconic Caribbean hotels in Jamaica.
So where are you headed? Here are seven great options for your next Caribbean trip.
The South Coast of Barbados Yes, the Platinum Coast is the island’s capital of luxury and elegance, the heart of Barbados tourism. But there’s another side to Barbados, hip and energetic, bustling and effortlessly cool: the South Coast. At its core? The St Lawrence Gap, one of the Caribbean’s most fun-filled strips, now home to a major new hotel: the transformed Sea Breeze Beach House, an all-inclusive that is setting a new standard of cool for this coast.