We all need a break every now and then. Living in the Caribbean, there are so many wonderful ways to explore the islands, and often, this can be done while enjoying the comfort of a fabulous resort. If you’re in the market for superb service, myriad activities and excellent accommodations, then take a look at our picks for your next weekend escape. We bet you’ll be booking your next adventure soon!
Where: Four Seasons Hotel, Nevis, www.fourseasons.com
Why Stay There: A stay at Four Seasons on Nevis offers guests the option of fully immersing themselves into both cultural and culinary education as well as the islands many activities. The resort features many activities, including onsite competitions, games, classes and sports. Whether you like getting busy out and about or enjoying the many premium services, this is a great choice for anyone wanting to experience a luxury resort.
What To Do: Take a cooking class, play a round or 19 of golf, spot a monkey, go kayaking or snorkelling. Or you could also stay on the resort and enjoy the tennis court and pools.
Where: Coyaba, Grenada, www.coyaba.com
Why Stay There: If you want to feel like you’re at home in a resort, then Coyaba on Grenada is ideal for any type of visitor who may want a truly unfussed experience. The main reason is due to the fact that a family owns the resort; making your own experiences a homier one. Much like the islands laid back style, the resort features swim-up bars and plenty of sun loungers to simply soak up the atmosphere. Staffed with warm, friendly Grenadians, guests are able to get a true sense of island culture and what it means to be a true islander.
What To Do: During the year there are several events, including organised bird watching tours and seaside Tai Chi lessons.
Where: The Verandah Resort and Spa, Antigua, www.verandahresortandspa.com
Why Stay There: With an all-inclusive package and the choice between a suite stay or villa rental, the Verandah Resort and Spa is perfect if you want a hassle-free getaway that is filled with exciting things to do and yummy things to eat. The best part is the chance to explore gorgeous Antigua at your pace, or simply sun-it-up on the beach while you slowly melt the stress away. The three freshwater pools also offers something different for those who may want to splash around without getting sand everywhere.
What To Do: The beachfront access offers guests so many water activities, from paddle boarding, hobie cat sailing, winsurfing and kayaking.