9 of the best hotels for Valentine’s Day in the Caribbean
Raise the bar in February and swap those chocolate-covered strawberries and red roses at home for a Valentine’s Day date in the Caribbean. Whether you go casual or chic, check out our top suggestions and take your sweetheart on a sunny getaway where romance is always in the spotlight.
Aruba Marriott Resort
Claim the tallest hotel balconies in Aruba, treat your sweetheart to a sweet suite at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino – Photo courtesy of Aruba Marriott
For couples who enjoy a signature getaway where every balcony greets the Caribbean Sea, you’re in business at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Palm Beach, northwest of Oranjestad, the island’s capital.
Celebrating Valentine’s Day in sunny style, a 4-night package called “You, Me and Aruba” includes a stay in the chic Tradewinds Club, relaxing in a hut by the H2Oasis adults-only pool, soaking up the sun on the private beach, and dinner for two at Atardi where seafood, sunsets and spectacular water views are on the menu.
Quintessence Hotel – Anguilla
Quintessence is the gold standard with 24 hour butler service – Photo courtesy of Quintessence, Anguilla
The smallest upscale hotel on the small island across the Saint-Martin pond, Quintessence is a Relais & Châteaux boutique hotel with just nine suites, including a penthouse. Perched above the talcum white sands of Long Bay Beach, the grand hotel is all luxurious with 24-hour butler service, 2,000-bottle wine cellar, spa, tennis court, chess board exterior, a swimming pool and three bars.
Alluring couples for a Valentine’s Day getaway, “Romance in Anguilla” is a 7-night package that includes breakfast and a $ 500 meal credit. Rates per night, per couple, start at $ 2,000.
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort – Saint-Martin
The Sonesta Ocean Point Resort is a celebration of Valentine’s Day worthy of its sea salt – Photo courtesy of Sonesta Ocean Point Resort
In Sint Maarten, it’s best together in a Swim Out junior suite at the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. Five minutes from Princess Juliana International Airport, the adults-only all-inclusive marks a home run for Valentine’s Day with 24-hour room service, a spa, four bars, and three restaurants. For couples looking to get lucky, spin it to win it at Casino Royale, across the street.
Palm Island Resort – The Grenadines
Palm Island, in the Grenadines archipelago, is home to the eco-luxury Palm Island Resort, where dining at a beachfront gazebo is the ultimate in romance – Image courtesy of Palm Island Resort
In the Grenadines, south of Saint Lucia and west of Barbados, Palm Island is as exclusive as it gets with access only by private boat. Where more coconuts grow each year (local tradition estimates 2,000) than there are people, it’s the chic castaway on Valentine’s Day at the Palm Island Resort. Ideal options for partners like picnics on the beach and dinners at a seaside gazebo await you.
S Hotel Jamaica
Sleek, stylish and sexy, the S Hotel Jamaica is a true original – Photo courtesy of S Hotel Jamaica
South Beach meets an island vibe at the S Hotel Jamaica, designed with a stunning sky deck. A world away from the bigger resorts of the more touristy northwest coast, get the perfect spot with a sugarcane body scrub at Irie Baths and Spa. A stay in a Sky Club spa suite with ocean view includes 24-hour room service, a bathtub and a balcony.
Seven Stars Resort & Spa – Turks and Caicos Islands
Seven Stars Resort & Spa invites couples to a Valentine’s Day getaway in an artfully designed oceanfront suite with a furnished terrace – Photo courtesy of Seven Stars Resort & Spa
Anchored on the simply spectacular Grace Bay beach in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Seven Stars Resort & Spa ticks all the boxes for a vacation filled with romance. Whether you choose to lounge in a spacious oceanfront suite, take a dip in the island’s only heated saltwater pool, or sip a watermelon margarita on your private patio, happy hour is a must have. affair that lasts all day.
Cocobay Resort – Antigua
Start the day with a floating breakfast at the adults-only Cocobay Resort – Photo courtesy of Cocobay Resort
Fun, alluring, and floating, breakfast served in the Romantic Pool or Black Rock Pool at Cocobay Resort in Antigua is a guilty pleasure addition to the all-inclusive resort. Offering the best in barefoot luxury, the adults-only resort sweetens the pot with a colorful collection of pastel-hued hillside cottages that lead to a pair of snow-white beaches.
Couples carried away – Jamaica
It’s hot in a hot tub at the adults-only Couples Swept Away Resort – Photo courtesy of Couples Resorts
One of four adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica, Romantic Rocks at Couples Swept Away in Negril, a shock block with couple-friendly delights like six restaurants, eight bars, three pools, and a spa. Close the deal on Valentine’s Day with the complimentary “Forever Yours” package that includes candle light dinner, spa treatments and gift shop credits.
The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort – Bahamas
Pamper yourself at The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas – Photo courtesy of The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort
In the Bahamas, it’s pure bliss on Paradise Island for the couple who’d rather avoid celebrating Valentine’s Day in a noisy bar or on a crowded beach. On an 8 km stretch of sand with plenty of lounge chairs, romantic at the Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort is in full bloom with walks in the Versailles-inspired scented gardens and gentle massages at the spa. And for couples who fancy some time alone, you’ll get plenty of it in a two-bedroom pool villa.