Dream Island Escapes

Craving an island vacation? Get inspired by these exotic destinations.

Our Favorite Caribbean Destinations

Escape to paradise with our top picks for romance, adventure, seclusion, and local flavor in the Caribbean.

St. Barts: Food Lovers Paradise
Photographer: Annie Schlechter, Writer: Sara Peterson

Where to Stay

Most Privacy: Le Toiny
Enjoy a bungalow with a private entrance and pool. Breakfast is included, and you can have it on your patio. From about $780 to $2,750 (high season); letoiny.com. 

Ultra Chic: Eden Rock Hotel
It's on the main drag in St. Jean, but the beach is private, and the quiet suites and villas welcome you with Caribbean-modern style. From about $730-$1,935 (ocean-view suite, high season); edenrockhotel.com.

Best Beach Hotel: Hotel St. Barth Isle de France
Lounge by peaceful Flammands Bay or by the pool, large by St. Barts standards. Rooms have a soft-white, French country flair. From about $670-$1,652 (tropical villa, high seasons); isle-de-france.com.


More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.