The first time I checked into a resort where my room didn’t automatically come with a key, I balked. After all, I’m from Jamaica, where, sadly, we’d never dream of leaving our doors unlocked. But a funny thing happened after my first 24 hours on property: Being relieved of the […]
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Having your own sun-drenched island is the ultimate Caribbean fantasy. Here are three private-island resorts where you can live the dream. 1. Fowl Cay Afloat in the Exumas, this Bahamian islet is the ultimate Caribbean all-inclusive with just six cottages spread over 40 lush acres. Wake up to the caw […]
It’s not just about food, drink and a few activities. At some all-inclusive resorts, it’s all you can everything! Here are few all-inclusive perks you might not expect. 1. Phone calls Can’t wait to tell the folks back home what a great time you’re having? Unlimited […]
How much is too much to pay for the privilege of having your own private fully staffed Caribbean kingdom? I’ve been fortunate to stay at a few private-island resorts in my time (I recommend Petit St Vincent, Fowl Cay and Palm Island), and while none of them were exactly cheap, […]
You wouldn’t think there’d be much to buy on a three-square-mile island but trust me, Jetsetters, if there’s a shopportunity, you can rely on me to sniff it out. Which is what I did last year on the tiny Grenadines outpost of Union Island, where my retail radar led me […]
If vacationing on an island is the Caribbean dream, then vacationing on a private Caribbean island has to be the ultimate fantasy. Warm sea, soft sand and solicitous staff all to yourself; what could be more indulgent? I’ve been lucky enough to stay at a few private-island resorts, and […]
Tooling around a resort in a golf cart is fun but hardly unusual; every other luxury hotel bigger than your back garden uses them to ferry guests around the property. But at Petit St. Vincent, a sophisticated but un-stuffy 115-acre private-island resort in the Grenadines, they go one better, transporting […]