From resorts with a big dose of local flair to luxurious overwater bungalows on a secluded private island, couples have their fair share of choices when it comes to Caribbean island getaways.
Romance, for you, may mean lying out on the beach, having your next great snorkeling adventure, or being completely pampered. Either way, booking a couples stay at one of the best romantic island getaways below will always be a great idea.
Top Romantic Getaways in the Caribbean
Turks and Caicos
This is the Caribbean island where miles of white sand beaches, turquoise waters teeming with coral reefs and indulgence collide. Those looking for romance will find it on the elegant resorts of Providenciales, which offers great food and culture. To experience sheer opulence, head to Amanyara to stay in villas shaded by a protected wildlife park.
Others will find romance on Parrot Cay, an uber-luxe private island resort with Bali-inspired villas, seclusion, and a focus on wellness. You get the beauty of Turks and Caicos and the island vibes without feeling like you’re in a resort.
Then there’s South Caicos where Sailrock Resort lets you pick your poison. You can stay at the resort with fine dining, stay in a private beachfront villa, or head to an private villa on the private peninsula which sits on some of the most beautiful secluded white shores.
Visit this romantic island getaway to lose all sense of time in luxurious accommodations. St. Lucia has some of the Caribbean’s most spectacular and picturesque scenery that you can’t help but be overwhelmed by – the main reason it’s been considered the best romantic getaway for honeymooners for a while now.
A great option for couples who love experiencing a bit of everything, you two can indulge in water sports, snorkeling, hike to the volcanic Pitons peaks or relax on beautiful beaches. One of the best inclusive resorts for couples is Jade Mountain Resort, an adults-only resort that bans technology and caters to your every whim.
Full of life and beauty, Negril is a great honeymoon destination and romantic getaway. Look past the crowded resorts to The Caves, the closest thing to a private island that there is. It has 12 private cottages constructed atop stunning limestone cliffs and turquoise wooden paneling. An adults-only resort, couples can enjoy indulgent pampering while overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
Montego Bay’s Half Moon has attracted rich and famous, including Queen Elizabeth. Three restaurants, a huge gym, multiple pools, and a variety of amenities are set across lush gardens and two stunning beaches. Rooms include views of the ocean, garden, or pool along with a private balcony and villas provide guests with their own butler and cook.
Known for its natural beauty, this Dutch island offers a mix of history, landscape, and luxury. Get cozy at the MVC Eagle Beach Hotel, an intimate resort with a plunge pool, a relaxing garden and sundeck.
Eco-friendly couples may prefer the romance offered at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, the region’s first carbon-neutral hotel. It’s a great place to relax with your significant other, but for a real treat, try a private cabana – you’ll experience an unforgettable oceanfront meal.
Couples who enjoy the glamourous side of life will enjoy St. Barts, the perfect Caribbean island to retreat. The powerful mix of Caribbean charm, all-encompassing natural beauty, and European influence keep honeymooners, couples, celebrities, and royalty coming to St. Barts every year; there’s a reason St. Barts and luxury go hand in hand. Want a romantic setting with less pomp? Try the Tom Beach Hotel, an intimate boutique experience.
Samana Peninsula is a great honeymoon destination for couples who want to feel like they’ve stumbled onto a secluded locale. The town of Samana has humpback whales and Cayo Levantado, an astonishingly gorgeous isle with chalk-white sand beaches lined with palm trees. Plus it’s exclusively for adults.
Punta Cana has more than standard resorts. Zoetry Agua Punta Cana is a tropical retreat for couples in need of rest and relaxation. A slowed down pace and different vibe than party hotels in the area, there’s massages, and a spa hydrotherapy circuit. There’s also a snorkeling, a private beach and if you book a suite, it comes with a private butler.
You may not hear many stories about couples heading to Antigua for a romantic retreat, but it’s a destination that’s worth putting on your radar. Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Antigua impresses with natural wonders and friendly locals.
The Galley Bay Resort & Spa is a nature-loving couple’s dream. Fifty-three acres of land include a white sand beach, stunning lagoon, and bird sanctuary. If you are in the mood to take things up a notch, book the Gauguin suites, which each include a private plunge pool. For those who want to relax in each other’s arms, try the private island of Jumby Bay for a slice of paradise.
Long the destination for family vacations, the Bahamas actually appeals to couples.
Royal Island is one of the most romantic islands in the Bahamas and is a 430-acre private island resort. The resort consists of five gorgeous villas that sit on a beautiful beach where you can kick back and relax or try every activity, some of which include kayaking, snorkeling, or picnicking on a sandbar only accessible by the resort’s private boat.
Honeymooners enjoy walking on the breathtaking beaches of Barbados, taking a romantic catamaran tour, or eating delicious local cuisine, which is a fusion of African, West Indian, and Spanish influences.
You don’t need an excuse to take a couple’s trip. Grab your loved one and visit the best romantic island getaways in the Caribbean. Sandals Barbados offers couples all-inclusive pricing and elite amenities like freestanding soaking tubs and butler service. These are the special touches that take a romantic vacation to the next level.