Marriott is a household name when it comes to travel. As the largest hotel chain in the world, they have a wide variety of outstanding hotels and resorts that range from budget-friendly to luxurious across 30 different brands and more than 8,000 properties worldwide.
If you prefer to stay at Marriotts and are planning a Caribbean vacation, you may be wondering which is the best Marriott resort in the Caribbean for you. To help you choose, here is our list of the 10 best Caribbean Marriott resorts.
JW Marriott Resort & Spa Cancun, Cancun, Mexico
Situated in Cancun’s “Hotel Zone” between the sea and a lagoon, the 5-star JW Marriott Resort & Spa is centrally located and accessible from the airport by a 30-minute car ride.
Accommodations are spacious, decorated with subtle sand tones and offering private outdoor spaces with water views. The Club level rooms have been recently renovated and feature modern interiors and large, stylish bathrooms.
This resort offers 8 restaurants and two bars. Onsite amenities include a family-friendly freeform pool, an adults-only infinity pool, an indoor pool, a fitness center with two whirlpools and a sauna, arcade game machines, tennis courts, watersports, and a spa.
La Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort, Puerto Rico
This property has a variety of rooms and suites, all with bright white interiors and floor-to-ceiling views of the resort, ocean, and surrounding city. There are seven restaurants, and you can also enjoy in-room dining or a beachside dinner for special occasions. After dinner, relax at one of the bars and lounges or party the night away at the onsite nightclub.
There’s plenty to do at La Concha Renaissance, including lounging on the sandy beach, having fun at the casino, working up a sweat at the 24-hour fitness center, and taking a dip in the infinity pool.
St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino, St. Kitts
Set on its own private beach, St. Kitts Marriott Resort and the Royal Beach Casino located in St. Kitts is one of the best Caribbean Marriott resorts for adventure lovers. There’s a great selection of amenities and activities, including a number of swimming pools, zip lining, golf, volcano climbing, and sailing excursions to the nearby island of Nevis.
Rooms and suites are modern and spacious and offer amazing views. And with seven different restaurants to choose from, ranging from delicious Italian cuisine to relaxed dining at a pizzeria, there’s something on offer for everyone at this resort.
French Leave Resort, The Bahamas
If you’re looking for an intimate resort that is free from crowds, then be sure to book a stay at French Leave Resort on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. This Autograph Collection property is quite exclusive, with fewer than two dozen villas so you can truly enjoy your own private slice of paradise.
Villas are decorated in a cozy style and the onsite Caribbean restaurant showcases contemporary island cuisine. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Although this is a small resort, there is still a selection of amenities for guests to enjoy, including ample beachfront access, a swimming pool, a whirlpool, and water sports.
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, Cayman Islands
Located on the largest of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, The Westin Grand Cayman sits on a prime stretch of the famous Seven Mile Beach. Accommodations at this resort are luxurious and classic, with comfortable interiors and incredible views.
Delectable dishes are served up at the many restaurants. From an airy Caribbean restaurant that blends the scent of the fresh sea air with classic seafood dishes to fine dining options, there is plenty of choice at this resort.
There’s also plenty for guests to see and do, with a variety of watersports, a stunning pool area, and a fun-filled kids’ club to keep the whole family entertained.
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, Autograph Collection, British Virgin Islands
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is a truly unique property, set on its own private island. Guests arrive at either St. Thomas or Tortola before taking a boat shuttle over to this exclusive private resort.
It offers a variety of gorgeous accommodations, ranging from swanky guest rooms and suites to private villas with gourmet kitchens and private pools. Onsite dining options serve innovative Caribbean cuisine and range from fine dining overlooking the marina to a casual open-air restaurant and beach grill. Guests enjoy a swim-up bar and beach bar as well, as well as a weekly beach festival.
Amenities include a marina that can accommodate megayachts, a 24-hour fitness center, a tranquil spa, sailing, scuba diving, beautiful beaches, watersports, a beachfront pool, and a multilevel pool with waterslide and infinity edge.
St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico
Arguably one of the island’s finest resorts, the luxurious St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort is located in Rio Grande on a former coconut plantation. Rooms are light, modern, and airy, with views of the tropical surroundings. There are also some larger-than-life luxury villas available to stay at, if you’re looking for a truly upscale escape.
With excellent cuisine on offer and a range of activities, guests can make this vacation their own. Whether you prefer discovering nature at the El Yunque National Forest, relaxing at the rejuvenating Iridium Spa, jumping into a sparkling swimming pool, or trying your hand at an 18-hole golf course, there’s something for everyone here.
Courtyard by Marriott Aruba Resort, Aruba
Located on beautiful Palm Beach in Aruba, Courtyard by Marriott is a stunning resort close to lots of attractions. Surrounded by palm trees and boasting bright modern rooms, this Courtyard property sets itself apart from the others.
Luxury continues through to the onsite amenities, where the swimming pool boasts sunken lounge chairs and a swim-up bar. There are a couple of dining options at the property, including a fast-food diner and a beautiful Italian bistro.
Rooms and suites are spacious and modern, and feature private balconies.
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Another of the best Caribbean Marriott resorts for U.S. citizens is The Ritz-Carlton, located on the popular island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands (which makes it a passport-free option). This luxurious resort has chic interiors and spectacular views.
It is the only resort on the island that features a club lounge, and a variety of dining options range from classic Italian cuisine to innovative Caribbean fare. Guests can enjoy multiple amenities and facilities, including an infinity pool, a family-friendly pool, a beach, a spa, and various water sports activities.
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Aruba
Surrounded by jaw dropping jade green waters, the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino offers views of Palm Beach and some of the largest hotel balconies on the island. Rooms are nothing short of luxurious, and guests typically enjoy relaxing on the vast balconies, looking out over the waves.
Guests enjoy intimate beachfront dining at Atardi restaurant, handcrafted cocktails at the H2Oasis, and an adults-only pool. Amenities include a 24-hour casino and a relaxing spa. If you’re looking for an adults-only getaway, you can book at Tradewinds Club, an adults-only hotel within the resort, which features its own amenities and a private concierge.
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