If you’re hankering after a Caribbean holiday, with sun, sea sand and no sight of the winter cold, here’s a selection of ultra-sumptuous locations
So where would you like to spend the Festive Season? If you prefer a glorious paradise island to cosying up by the fire with the snow falling outside, we’ve found three of the most luxurious locations for you. All offer glorious sunshine and a true paradise island holiday. Take a look…
1. Eden Rock, St Barts
Live it up like a rock star in this magnificent establishment, which offers four extravagant ultra-luxe villas that have been home to many of the rich and famous, including John Lennon, who, legend has it, used the recording studio here. If you have a party of 12, you can book two of these villas, which incorporate the recording studio, a private screening room and an art gallery.
There are also 34 stylish villas built onto the rock face, set on the beach or within lush greenery. All are sumptuously and individually decorated, with Bulgari toiletries and offer unmatched views over the Caribbean. The entire resort is situated on a rocky promontory on St Jean Bay with picture-perfect views and every facility imaginable. Of course, service is unparalleled. This is a Christmas gift worth giving, an experience not to be missed.
2. Cobbler’s Cove, Barbados
This magical resort is set on the island’s west coast. Small and very personal, it offers a choice of only 40 suites, each uniquely decorated in cool Colonial style with exceptional ocean views. The original pink and white Great House at Cobbler’s Cove was built as a private dwelling and its history, from when the building was erected in the 17th Century, is as charming as the hotel itself.
The ultimate luxury is the unique Camelot Suite located in the Great House, which comes with its own private rooftop terrace and plunge pool. Of course, the glorious white sand beach is at your fingertips, as are all the superb facilities on offer.
Cobbler’s Cove is also world-renowned for its superb Camelot Restaurant, which recently won a prestigious BHTA Restaurant of the Year Award. If you’re planning to book a trip at this iconic retreat, make sure you book early here, because Cobbler’s guests return time and again to experience its exceptional offering.
3.Le Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa, Martinique
It’s setting is unmatched and the experiences offered at Le Cap Est Lagoon Resort and Spa in Martinique are quite exceptional. Designed with a colorful blend of Creole and Asian influences, this outstanding resort and spa offers an opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate.
Located in charming Le Francois town right on the beach, the resort offers a pampered and very tranquil experience with every luxury thrown in for good measure. Accommodation is spacious, with a satellite TV and DVD player and magnificent views. Facilities include every type of watersport imaginable, including diving, a fully equipped gym, cigar cellar offering 100 different brands of rum and two excellent restaurants, one offering fusion cuisine and the other more traditional Creole fare.
These 3 exceptional resorts are all part of the exclusive Relais & Châteaux association of properties.