Dreaming of sun-kissed beaches, crystal-clear waters, and luxurious (non-winter) escapes? I’ve handpicked eight idyllic hotels that promise the perfect blend of relaxation and indulgence.
Whether you’re craving the white sands of the Maldives or the vibrant culture of St. Barths, a mid-winter escape is still possible for you if you’ve got the Monday Blues on every day that ends with a “y.”
Get ready to “fly and flop” onto a beach with this curated selection of stunning beach retreats! Click on each image to learn more.
Cap Juluca, A Belmond Hotel, Anguilla
Cap Juluca, A Belmond Hotel, is an island-chic, beachfront hideaway on the intimate, healing shores of Maundays Bay. This glamorous, idyllic resort offers unequaled service and boasts the best beach in the Caribbean. Cap Juluca offers authentic island experiences, such as an indoor/outdoor spa, local cuisine, candlelight beach dining, and ocean adventures. With panoramic views of the sea, garden, and infinity pools, guests immediately feel the relaxed, healthy vibes flowing from sea to sand. The renovated resort’s Greco-Moorish architecture connects organically to nature. All rooms front the sea and feature private, covered terraces.
Nobu Hotel Los Cabos
The magical Mexican resort region of Los Cabos is home to Nobu’s first hotel in Mexico. Sitting on the southernmost tip of the Baja Peninsula, Nobu Hotel Los Cabos has mesmerizing views of sparkling sapphire waters, stretching as far as the eye can see. The hotel offers 200 guest rooms and suites, ample meeting and event spaces, a luxurious spa, retail shopping, infinity pools, private cabanas, and a variety of bars and dining, including a Nobu restaurant on the beach. Stay at Nobu Hotel Los Cabos – a place to go and be seen.
Chablé Maroma, one of the members of The Leading Hotels of the World, redefines wellness on the coasts of Punta Maroma reserve at the Riviera Maya, one of the TOP 10 Beaches in the world. Let yourself be involved by the contemporary design of their spaces that merge with the beaches and their turquoise waters and connect with the rain forest. Experience Mayan culture and its history up close as you celebrate ancient rituals that once made this civilization great. Chablé Maroma has 70 villas with private pools, an outdoor living room, a daybed, linens of the highest quality, and exclusive amenities.
Eden Rock – St Barths, Oetker Collection
Eden Rock – St Barths is a uniquely ultraluxe hotel with 37 differing rooms, suites, and villas of stylish individuality located on the rock or dotted along the beach or set within the lush beachside gardens. The interiors of all the accommodations express personal luxury with rich + varied materials, fine artworks, libraries of books, and Ligne St Barth amenities.
Faena Hotel Miami Beach
While Faena Hotel Miami Beach is close to Miami’s many attractions, it’s possible you’ll never leave after experiencing its innovative ambiance and entertainment. Central to Alan Faena’s visionary new beachfront neighborhood, the 179-room hotel offers art deco flair, two signature award-winning restaurants by celebrated chefs Paul Qui and Francis Mallmann, a private screening room, and a 150-seat theater offering a diverse lineup of live entertainment and original cabaret productions. The Tierra Santa spa provides ancient South American healing techniques and indigenous ingredients; the double-height hammam is especially impressive.
Six Senses Fiji
Six Senses Fiji is ideal for ocean enthusiasts looking for their own piece of tropical paradise, with world-class surfing, snorkeling, and diving just a stone’s throw from the resort. For guests who prefer to keep their feet planted on the ground, there are sumptuous spa treatments or wellness journeys to embark on. Foodies can indulge in dishes that create delicious memories and will tease taste buds to be a little adventurous. And for the little ones? It’s “Grow With Six Senses” kids club, where children can connect with themselves, others, and the environment. There really is something for everyone in this slice of paradise!
COMO Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos
COMO Parrot Cay is the northern Caribbean’s preeminent private island, wrapped in sweeps of sand and peaceful seas in the Turks and Caicos. It combines 1,000 unspoiled acres and a mile-long, powder-sand beach with relaxed luxury. The region’s best spa, the award-winning COMO Shambhala Retreat, provides holistic, Asian-inspired therapies. Choose from 59 unique guest rooms, suites, villas, and beachside houses, all decorated with understated elegance. For absolute privacy, reserve a residence tucked away from the main resort. The island’s two restaurants and beach club serve unique dishes, including organic, healthful COMO Shambhala cuisine.
Journey along the path to self-discovery and transformation at JOALI BEING, the only well-being island of its kind in the Maldives situated on Bodufushi Island in Raa Atoll. Here, you’ll find 68 private villas, each with its own pool and jadugar (butler), a curated selection of healthy-yet-indulgent sustainably sourced cuisine, and an entire team of naturopaths, nutritionists, therapists, and movement specialists ready to help you return home feeling rejuvenated, inspired, and with a renewed sense of peace. JOALI BEING is now open for all ages throughout the year.
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