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7 of the hottest new Caribbean resorts

by Scott Waldron and Diane Wilson

With the crisp fall chill in the air, we begin to long for our warm summer days and time by the water. Now is the time to find the perfect spot to vacation this coming winter and we’ve got a list of seven of the hottest new Caribbean resorts for you to choose from.

Impression Isla Mujeres by Secrets, Mexico

Taking luxury to heart, each suite offers butler service as well as a private terrace or balcony. This 125 suite resort is part of the Inclusive Collection and can offer discounts and other benefits for Hyatt Rewards members. 

Cayo Levantado Resort, Dominican Republic

Located on the island of Cayo Levantado just off the coast of the Dominican Republic, this private island oasis vibes with modern sustainable advancements in mind.  The five-star resort features a wellness centric concept called A Rhythm All Its Own. REFRESH, RESTORE, RELAX and RENEW.

Kimpton Grand Roatan Resort and Spa, Honduras

It’s located on the island’s Iron Shore, promising beautiful ocean views alongside the world’s second largest barrier reef system.  The modern resort will feature the Kao Kamasa Spa, four dining options, a beachside infinity pool — and a pet-friendly policy, so you can bring your furry loved one with you to the beach!

Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai, Mexico

The first EDITION-branded resort in Latin America: the Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai. Featuring 180 rooms and suites with a fascinating curved exterior design that towers above the natural landscape. It will offer a beautiful beach and beach club, six food and beverage outlets, spa and great access to the region’s ancient and natural wonders. 

The Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef, St. Thomas

The highly anticipated Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef in St. Thomas. While the resort itself isn’t new, it’s been completely rebuilt following its devastation after hurricanes Irene and Maria in 2017. The rebuilt resort will feature five dining and drinking venues, a beach, the Westin’s branded Heavenly Spa and a pet-friendly policy for travelers with furry friends.

Zemi Miches All-Inclusive Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, Dominican Republic

Set to open in 2024, the 502-room Zemi Miches All-Inclusive Resort will be Hilton’s first Curio Collection property in the Dominican Republic. The resort will offer a water park, nine dining areas, a spa and fitness centre, as well as 15,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces. It will also feature 18 freestanding beach bungalows for travelers wanting a bit more privacy. 

Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort at Frenchman’s Reef, St. Thomas

The newly opened Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort celebrated its grand opening on May 18 following a six-year closure and complete renovation after the devastating 2017 hurricanes. Part of the Autograph Collection, it features direct beach access and shared amenities with the neighboring Westin Beach Resort & Spa. 

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