A dream honeymoon or romantic getaway for many is, without a doubt, a trip to the Caribbean. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, why not stay at a 5-star luxury resort? We know you’re looking for the best of the best, so to help you out we’ve rounded up our picks for the 10 best Caribbean luxury resorts with 5 stars.
Read on to find the best 5-star Caribbean luxury resort for you!
Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection, Mexico
When looking for a Caribbean destination, Mexico may not be the first place that springs to mind. But the southeast coast of Mexico is actually part of the Caribbean. Chileno Bay Resort & Residences is a 5-star Caribbean luxury resort situated on one of the best beaches for swimming in Cabo.
Here you can choose from a selection of rooms and villas with stunning ocean or garden views and enjoy a selection of three open-air culinary experiences, a full-service spa, and a watersports activity center for adventure seekers.
Located at the heart of this resort is a stunning three-tiered infinity-edge pool, which descends towards the beautiful white sandy beach. It also boasts the opportunity for an unforgettable dining experience: a floating platform that can be left open air, so you can enjoy 360-degree views of the resort and ocean while you dine.
Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia
Perched along a cliffside in the awe-inspiring Piton Mountains of beautiful St. Lucia, Jade Mountain Resort offers 29 fabulous suites (known as sanctuaries), each with a unique open-air 3-walled design giving incredible views of the mountains and Anse Chastanet beach.
While not on the beach, Jade Mountain provides a free shuttle service to and from Anse Chastanet Resort, where guests have full access to the beach area and other facilities.
This is a great secluded and romantic destination to consider for those of you planning your honeymoon. Jade Mountain offers wonderful honeymoon packages (including bonus free nights) so you can truly make the most of your time here.
Couples Swept Away, Jamaica
If you’re an active couple looking for a fun, adventure-filled escape, Couples Swept Away is one of the best Caribbean luxury resorts with 5 stars for you. Featuring an impressive 10-acre fitness building and seven miles of beautiful beach to explore, this adults-only all-inclusive resort also boasts gorgeous views and a romantic vibe to truly make your honeymoon special.
You can swim at the large central pool, relax in one of four Jacuzzis across the complex, or–for the extra-adventurous–head to the section of private beach that is completely clothing-optional!
After the fun, relax and unwind at one of the resort’s 8 bars, or enjoy dinner at one of the 6 restaurants. If you’re visiting for a special occasion, private candle-lit dinners on the beach can be arranged via the hotel concierge.
Sandals Grenada Resort and Spa
Sandals resorts are some of the most popular adults-only all-inclusive resorts, and they’re a great choice for those looking to visit the Caribbean. They have an entire collection of adults-only 5-star Caribbean luxury resorts, but out of all of them, Sandals Grenada Resort and Spa may well be the best.
Situated on the stunning Pink Gin Beach, this intimate resort offers a selection of 225 villa-style accommodations, with even the cheapest rooms on the property including private patios and hot tubs. If you’re looking to splash the cash for a special occasion, the Skypool Suites feature private infinity plunge pools, outdoor dining areas, and even 24-hour butler service.
The luxury doesn’t stop there. With 5 pools, 10 gourmet restaurants, 6 bars, and a variety of complimentary activities on land and sea, this amazing resort offers something for every kind of couple.
Looking for a unique and opulent experience? Check out the overwater bungalows at Royalton Antigua. This unique resort allows you to escape to your own personal overwater oasis on the shores of Deep Bay.
The Chairman’s Overwater Bungalows Diamond Club™ feature a king-size bed, seating and dining area, a swim-out infinity plunge pool overlooking the sea, an over-water hammock, and glass floor inserts so you can admire the sea life without the need to leave your accommodation.
At this all-inclusive luxury resort, you can find butler service, complimentary dinners served in your private bungalow, an upgraded room service menu, an in-bungalow minibar (refreshed twice a day!), and even more for the perfect Caribbean getaway. If you feel like venturing out, you can choose from a variety of activities and a range of dining options.
Secrets Aura Cozumel, Mexico
For those who love being in the water, Secrets Aura Cozumel in Mexico could be the perfect 5-star Caribbean luxury resort for you. Adventure and luxury go hand in hand here.
This adults-only all-inclusive resort boasts a stunning beach and calm waters perfect for snorkeling. If scuba diving is more your thing, they have an onsite dive center. There’s also a fitness center and a world-class spa, perfect for helping you relax once you’ve returned from your dive!
There are seven dining options to choose from (including several oceanfront restaurants) and a variety of bars, such as a music lounge, a swim-up bar, and a rooftop sky bar. The best part? This is the most affordable Secrets resort, so your luxurious escape won’t break the bank.
Hermitage Bay, Antigua
Antigua is arguably one of the most popular Caribbean islands for couples, mostly due to its beautiful scenery and tropical and romantic vibe. Hermitage Bay is the perfect peaceful retreat for anyone looking for a pure luxury experience.
An exclusive resort with only 30 cottages along a remote stretch of beach, Hermitage Bay guarantees guests amazing views of the sunset from their private decks and an elegant escape at the resort’s main infinity pool. If you’re looking to upgrade your stay, why not choose a suite with a private plunge pool for a little extra privacy?
If you enjoy watersports, then this destination is one to consider. As part of the all-inclusive deal, you can get complimentary access to equipment such as paddleboards and snorkels. If these aren’t your thing though, worry not! You can step inside and learn the secrets of Caribbean cooking with free culinary classes.
After your daily activities, head on over to the restaurant to experience open-air dining and a rotating menu that blends Western influences with the traditional flavors of Antigua using fresh local ingredients.
Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico
Rosewood Mayakoba is a truly unique 5-star Caribbean luxury resort, ideal for couples wanting a picture-perfect getaway. Here, you can discover an elaborate network of canals carved through limestone, linking natural lagoons and mangrove forests. For the ultimate experience in luxury, you take a boat on arrival to reach your overwater suite, immersing you in this tropical experience from the get-go!
The Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite at Rosewood Mayakoba floats above an emerald lagoon. This one-of-a-kind Playa del Carmen accommodation provides an inviting lounge terrace and plunge pool, a luxurious bathroom and outdoor garden shower, a walk-in closet, king bed, and spectacular views of the lagoon.
During your stay, you can visit the beach, relax at the Rosewood Spa, or enjoy the adults-only seaside retreat, Aquí Me Quedo, with three tranquil infinity-edge pools plus La Cantina, a Mexican-street-food-inspired restaurant.
Sandals Grande St. Lucian, St. Lucia
St. Lucia is known for its stunning scenery, and at Sandals Grande St. Lucian, you can truly make the most of all there is to see here in one of the incredible overwater bungalows and a full range of complimentary watersports.
The 9 over-the-water bungalows each feature 24/7 private butler service, a minibar that’s refreshed daily, and a private sundeck with an oversized soaking tub. There are 12 restaurants on-site that offer a wide range of cuisines so no matter what you’re in the mood for, you can enjoy a delicious dinner. Then relax at one of six bars and enjoy some nighttime entertainment.
An adults-only all-inclusive resort, Sandals Grande provides a free shuttle to the two other Sandals resorts in St. Lucia so you get an excellent value, with over 50 restaurants and bars to choose from, along with 11 pools and 2 golf courses.
Las Ventanas al Paraíso, a Rosewood Resort, Mexico
Las Ventanas al Paraíso is a Caribbean luxury 5-star resort known for its signature villas, eight resort pools, and an entire romance department to ensure your honeymoon is everything you dreamed it to be.
They have a huge variety of dining experiences, rejuvenating spa treatments, and a great selection of activities off-site that the resort is able to arrange for you. Think whale watching, horse riding on the beach, desert excursions, and more. Whatever you dream, Las Ventanas can make it happen!
Now that you’ve read our list of 10 best Caribbean luxury resorts with 5 stars, which one would you choose? Let us know in the comments!