5 Incredible Hotels And Resorts For A Caribbean Getaway

With its stunning beaches, laid-back lifestyle, and warm weather, the Caribbean is an ideal location to spend a holiday. As a popular tourist destination, many hotels go above and beyond to ensure a luxurious experience, offering relaxing spas, comfortable and spacious lodging, and fun activities both on land and in the water. This list, presented in no particular order, highlights Caribbean resorts you'll never forget.

Our #1 entry is The Dunmore Hotel. This getaway is steps from the Pink Sand Beach of Harbour Island in the Bahamas, and features guest cottages and oceanfront homes for rent. Amenities at the resort include beach access, a tennis court, a heated oceanfront pool, and an outdoor massage area.

The Clubhouse is The Dunmore's on-site restaurant. It serves up casual fine dining based on contemporary Mediterranean flavors, with fresh seafood, tropical fruits, and locally-grown vegetables all common ingredients in its dishes. In the morning, the Clubhouse serves complimentary coffee and tea.

Coming in at #2, we have Grace Bay Resorts, a developer of hotels and residences in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. The brand includes three resorts and several private villas throughout the island. The West Bay Club, its family-friendly oceanfront hotel, features a four-bedroom suite that includes a kids' room with bunk beds and a full kitchen.

Guests who book one of Grace Bay's private villas will enjoy a freestanding beachfront home in Providenciales with amenities such as water sports equipment, private decks, and more. Personal Chef services are available as well; menus are customized based on dietary preferences and restrictions.

The #3 entry is Tensing Pen Resort. This boutique hotel is located in Negril, on Jamaica's western tip. Each room is hand-built using local stone, wood, and thatch-cut roofs. A continental breakfast is included in the cost of lodging, and includes freshly cut tropical fruits, breads, muffins, juice, coffee, and tea.

Guests can book massage services at Tensing Pen, or enjoy yoga sessions in the open-air Seasong Hut. The hotel is available to book for weddings, and has various spaces to use for the ceremony and reception. In addition, the entire resort can be reserved for larger special events.

Up next, at #4, we have Cayo Espanto, a resort on a private island in Belize. Located three miles off the coast of San Pedro, it features all-inclusive dining that can be tailored to each guest's tastes. The villas come with a private dock, plunge pool, a walled garden, and alfresco showers.

Cayo Espanto's staff can arrange several activities, such as scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling, and bird watching. There are daily excursions to the mainland of Belize to tour Mayan ruins and jungle forests. The resort also offers spa services, including massages and facials.

Rounding out our list at #5 is Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort. Situated on the island's northern shore, it offers hundreds of guest rooms, two golf courses, tennis courts, and three lagoon-style pools where guests can rent a private cabana, complete with towel service, waters, and fruit.

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar's on-property casino has various slots and table games. The Mandara Spa offers an array of botanical treatments, an oceanfront meditation area, a full-service salon, steam rooms, and more. After a long day of activities, guests can enjoy a meal at one of the resort's many restaurants, such as Iguanas Cocina Puertorriquena.