Enjoy paradise in pampered luxury at one of the top Caribbean Spas. It’s the perfect way to kick off the new year with a refreshing restart or indulge in the senses for a romantic Valentine’s Day trip with someone special.
The nature-inspired spa treatments and tranquil atmospheres are just the beginning of what some of the best Caribbean spas offer. Many of them are located in gorgeous resorts that offer sunbathing and water sports by day and fine dining and top-tier tropical cocktails by night.
If you’re craving a spa vacation like no other, there’s no better destination than the Caribbean Island. Below are the top five spas in the region to inspire your travel plans!
1 | Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia
The Jade Mountain Resort in St. Lucia is considered one of the best Caribbean spas in the entire region. The unique getaway is known for its immersive rooms, with themes inspired by the sun, moon, star, galaxy, and more. The talented designer and mastermind behind the resort intended for all senses to be engaged by the most powerful elements– earth, air, and water.
Dive into a surreal infinity pool after a day at the spa, decompressing with classical body treatments and innovative and holistic services. Not to mention, there are complimentary yoga classes, scenic bike trails, and escorted hikes to extend your wellness vacation beyond the spa experience.
Be sure to check out the Alchemy of Two couples spa treatment if you’re traveling with someone special. This experience is perfect for honeymoons and anniversary trips. It includes luxurious spa treatments, bathing in a hot tub of “Body Bliss” elixirs, tasty treats, poetry, and more!
2| Half Moon, Jamaica
You can still indulge in the pampering Caribbean spas, even if your kids come with you! Half Moon in Jamaica is the perfect destination for families looking to relax just as much as enjoy the thrilling side of the Caribbean.
Half Moon has a pristine golf course, many dining options, water sports, horse riding in the ocean, and special activities for the kids! All the while, Mom and Dad can sip on a tropical cocktail while immersing their senses and relieving tension at the incredible spa.
The paradise continues at the tropical gardens, waterfall, lagoon pool, and meditation sanctuary.
3 | The FieldSpa at GoldenEye Hotel & Resort, Jamaica
For a truly unique experience, book a stay at the GoldenEye Hotel and Resort in Jamaica. Not only is the FeildSpa a tranquil and rejuvenating space, but the treatment ingredients are sourced locally, giving everything that exclusive touch. Not to mention, you arrive at the private spa rooms after a short kayak ride from your resort room!
The resort was Ian Fleming's previous home. That’s right– The author of all 14 James Bond novels also enjoyed peace and paradise. It’s on the edge of the GoldenEye Lagoon. If you like to get a little active on your wellness trips, start the morning with local runners or challenge yourself on the bike trail. Then, restore your body by relaxing in the “bush bath,” filled with healing herbs grown at the resort’s farm. And, of course, a trip to any Caribbean spa wouldn’t be quite complete without a quiet morning on the shore. Low Cay Beach is at the next-door private bay not far from the resort.
4 | The Palms, Turks & Caicos
One of the top award-winning Caribbean spas is in the tropical, lush Island of Turks & Caicos. The Palms eliminates all distractions and immerses you in a world of bliss. First, take over your senses with beautiful and relaxing scenery of loungers surrounded by greenery and colorful hibiscus flowers– The flowers of happiness. Next, you smell the calming and relieving aroma of geranium, sandalwood, and citrus, bringing you further into the luxurious paradise spa. Then, you hear the faint trickling of fountains and the gentle running water of the courtyard pool.
Here, you can experience reviving spa treatments from full-body messages to foot rituals using local crushed conch shells and pure essential oils.
After a lovely afternoon at the spa, continue the relaxation at the infinity pool with a swim-up bar, where you sip on a tropical cocktail. And don’t miss out on all the fun activities the resort offers, like sailboating, snorkeling, and more.
5 | Spa at Sugar Beach, St. Lucia
Be one with Caribbean nature at the Spa at Sugar Beach in St. Lucia. Ascend to a private tree house carried by the massive trees that occupy the land between two towering mountains covered in green as far as the eye can see. This is where you will experience the luxurious spa treatments with locally made coconut oil and the tranquil ambiance of the trickling creek beneath.
The Sugar Beach spa prides itself on its nature-inspired elements that reach beyond the charming tree houses. Treatments, including volcanic spring water, cocoa, and more, are all-natural and sourced from the island.
CITED: Caribjournal.com, Frommers.com, Jademountain.com