Which is the Best Caribbean Island for Honeymoons?

The Caribbean islands are the heart and soul of romance, luxury, and remote castaway vibes, but which is the best Caribbean island for honeymoons? If spending the first of your days of marital bliss on one of the many picture-perfect islands that are scattered around the temperate Caribbean Sea is what your heart truly yearns for, then deciding which is the best Caribbean island for a honeymoon can be a difficult task.

To make your choice as easy as a Caribbean breeze we’ve put together a list of our favourite destinations for a romantic island getaway. Expect couples’ massages, private candle lit dinners and world-class spas, alongside incredible watersports and exciting adventures in nature. Whatever type of couple you are, our travel experts will arrange everything for you and tailor-make your holiday with love and care.

Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia
Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia

Our list of Caribbean honeymoon destinations includes:

  • Antigua
  • St. Vincent & The Grenadines
  • St. Lucia
  • Anguilla
  • BVI
  • Barbados
  • Dominican Republic
  • Turks and Caicos
  • Dominica

The Best Caribbean Islands for Honeymoons


Aerial, Hermitage Bay, Antigua
Aerial, Hermitage Bay, Antigua

If your honeymoon was a whole year long then Antigua would have a different beach for you to enjoy every single day. If 365 stunning beaches wasn’t enough for attract you to Antigua, the lively nightlife and incredible choice of restaurants should do the trick!

The island also has an extraordinary maritime history to explore, one that feeds into the colonial styling of the towns. From pirates and smugglers to Christopher Columbus himself, there are countless stories to explore and uncover.

We recommend staying at…

Hermitage Bay

This elegant, yet informal property invites you to unwind, relax and ‘take control of your own wellbeing’. The Garden Spa at Hermitage Bay is cut directly into the hillside, offering stunning views, while dinner is accompanied by the serenading of local musicians – true island bliss.

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Palm Island, St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Palm Island, St. Vincent & The Grenadines

St. Vincent & the Grenadines is a paradise for those wanting an unparalled sense of freedom from a Caribbean honeymoon destination. This volcanic chain of islands is home to luxurious hotels, picturesque landscapes and island-hopping opportunities that can’t be beat.

This scattered collection of 32 islands are well connected and born to be explored, following in the footsteps of sailors and pirates. You might even see some recognizable cinematic locations as you go, with St. Vincent & the Grenadines being where the Pirates of the Caribbean movies were filmed.

We recommend staying at…

Palm Island Resort & Spa

An all-inclusive tropical private island resort, Palm Island is a haven of peace  with no cars, televisions, phones or motorized watersports allowed. With five exclusive sandy beaches to enjoy, this is a couples paradise.

St Lucia

Aerial, Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia
Aerial, Jade Mountain, Saint Lucia

If you’re looking to escape to an island paradise that feels as remote and disconnected from the rest of the world as possible, St Lucia will speak to you. This stunning island is the ultimate place to feel entirely connected to your partner.

With a luscious landscape of dramatic mountains and dense jungle, crowned by the stunning twin peaks of the Pitons, this is definitely a location that adventurous couples can make the most of. But with relaxing luxury resorts and stunning sailing, there is more than enough relaxation to be found.

We recommend staying at…

Jade Mountain

Perched high up on Morne Chastanet this private sanctuary is undoubtedly St Lucia’s most romantic retreat. Jade Mountain boasts an exclusive atmosphere, and every room opens up onto stunning views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea.


Belmond Cap Juluca, Anguilla
Belmond Cap Juluca, Anguilla

Anguilla has become a haven for the rich and famous and it is very easy to see why. Couples here will discover some of the Caribbean’s best luxury spa’s and hotels, as well as over 100 authentic places to eat spread across the islands mere 35 square miles.

With a ban on cruise ships, high-rise hotels and casinos, Anguilla is the height of authenticity and its landscape has remained undisturbed and untamed. There are a clutch of beaches to explore, including the famed Rendezvous Bay, with its calm, beautiful waters and peaceful seclusion.

We recommend staying at…

Belmond Cap Juluca

Belmond Cap Juluca lies on the edge of a powder-white sand beach, giving guests easy access to the calm water and epic watersports. Beyond the beach, you can unwind in a palm-fringed infinity pool, sumptuous spa, or at one of 3 restaurants. Ideal honeymoon material.

British Virgin Islands

Guana Island, British Virgin Island
Guana Island, British Virgin Islands

The sailing capital of the word invites you to honeymoon on the water. With 50 idyllic islands to explore you will be rubbing shoulders with a heady mix of old-school sailors and chic travellers.

Everyone you meet in the British Virgin Islands has one thing in common: they have answered the call of the ocean. If you’re looking to start your adventure in marriage with a luxurious adventure on the glistening water, this is the Caribbean honeymoon destination for you.

We recommend staying at…

Guana Island

Guana Island hosts 850 acres of natural beauty and is one of the few last remaining privately-owned islands in the British Virgin Islands. To make your honeymoon even more intimate, book a Castaway Picnic and enjoy a private afternoon on a beach all of your own.


The House, Barbados
The House, Barbados

Would any list of picture-perfect Caribbean honeymoon destinations be complete without the most famous of them all? Barbados is the home of vibrant night life, stunning watersports and, of course, a world-famous combination of rum and beautiful beaches.

You can take Barbados at any speed you desire and dodge the hustle and bustle in favour of a secluded spa, world-class restaurant or glistening sandy beach. Everywhere you turn you will find iconic landscapes comprised of your most idyllic daydreams.

We recommend staying at…

The House by Elegant Hotels

The moment you arrive into the soothing and homely confides of The House you’re introduced to your personal Ambassador, who will be your butler, concierge and host for your visit. With everything taken care of, you can enjoy quality time together.

Dominican Republic

Amanera, Dominican Republic
Amanera, Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic gives you everything that you’d expect from one of the best honeymoon destinations in the Caribbean – but with a Spanish twist that is entirely unique to this picture-perfect island. Expect incredible cuisine, vibrant bars and welcoming locals in any of the colonial towns and authentic fishing villages.

If you’re a couple craving a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the sunshine, you will find 10,000-foot mountain peaks waiting to be climbed, crisp water for windsurfing, snorkelling and diving, and rolling countryside primed for a bike ride.

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Amanera, or ‘peaceful water’ (derived from ‘aman’, the Sanskrit word for peace and ‘era’, the Taíno word for water), is located in 2,170 acres of Caribbean jungle and has a spa that is inspired by traditional Dominican healing techniques using locally grown plants.

Turks and Caicos

COMO Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos
COMO Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos

Get closer to nature, together. This stunning destination is home to some of the finest snorkeling and diving in the world, including Salt Cay – one of the largest reef systems in the world! More than that, on the land you can enjoy horseback riding and cold drinks on the beach.

Nothing can compare to the feeling of kayaking through the waters and discovering one of many serene and secluded shell-strewn islets and sharing a private picnic in paradise with your partner. And Turks and Caicos is the ideal destination to do exactly that.

We recommend staying at…

COMO Parrot Cay

Set in 1,000 acres of secluded bliss, COMO Parrot Bay is one of the most relaxing and luxurious places on earth. The highlight has to be the award-winning COMO Shambhala Retreat, offering the finest eastern-inspired therapies in the Caribbean.


Secret Bay, Dominica
Secret Bay, Dominica

If you like your holidays to come with an eco-friendly twist and you’re wondering where to go for a honeymoon in the Caribbean, then look no further than Dominica. A staggering 60 percent of the island is still covered in verdant rainforest and much of it is protected within national parks.

With more than 365 rivers, dramatic waterfalls, and acres of sprawling jungle to be explored, you won’t find a better place to get in touch with nature and make memories that will last a lifetime. You will also find some of the best whale-watching in all the Caribbean.

We recommend staying at…

Secret Bay

With only six sustainable villas and suites, guests can enjoy the privacy of this resort but with the reassurances of a well-established hotel. Relaxation is paramount at Secret Bay so expect to find meditation corners, cliff side yoga classes and couples massages to the sound of the waves.

If you’d like more advice on where you should go on your honeymoon in the Caribbean, contact us at Inspiring Travel for some expert advice from our travel specialists.

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