There’s no better destination for couples looking to heat things up during the cold winter months than the sunny beaches of the Caribbean. Trade in cold, frigid winters for a warm tropical breeze and leave the parkas and chunky sweaters at home as you embark on the ideal holiday getaway with your partner. Treat your other half to a relaxing vacation just in time for New Years. After all, time spent together on a romantic vacation makes for the ultimate holiday gift for your significant other. Create beautiful memories together to last a lifetime and share a New Year’s kiss at midnight with your feet in the sand. Here are the four best romantic getaways in the Caribbean that are sure to turn up the heat when you need it most.
1. Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa
Hilton Rose Hall is an all-inclusive beach-front resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. With breathtaking ocean and mountainous views throughout the resort, even your personal guest room can have a private balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Talk about romance! Enjoy a couples massage or other invigorating services using indigenous elements from around the island at Radiant Spa, or even from the comfort and privacy of your guest room. Hilton Rose Hall boasts a stunning 400 beachfront acres featuring a variety of water sports including scuba diving, windsurfing, and water skiing. Afterwards, you can take a dip in one of the most spectacular water parks in the Caribbean. Complete with a lazy river and adventure galore, Sugar Mill Falls water park is the perfect on-site location to strengthen your relationship by adventuring together! Finally, a romantic and intimate dinner at 3 palms restaurant is the perfect ending to your passionate day. Take in the spectacular golf course views as you experience the delicious fine-dining cuisine with your soulmate.
2. El Caribe Hilton
If you like pina coladas, sip them on the white sand beaches at the place they were first invented. El Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico claims the original recipe for the world’s first piña colada. Ring in the new year in the most relaxing way possible, hand in hand on the private beaches of El Caribe Hilton as a couple. You won’t need to worry about getting caught in the rain (or snow), since the warm climate in Puerto Rico remains nearly the same all year round, even during the winter months. Take a dip in the oceanfront pool and swim right up to the bar for some more tropical beverages and snacks without ever leaving the water. Relax at the Zen Spa Oceano, offering a full service spa treatments including couple’s massages with oceanfront views. Take a romantic walk through the tropical hammock garden or explore the bird sanctuary with exotic plants, peacocks, and ducks. In the evening, indulge in a dining experience like no other at Morton’s Steakhouse, on-site at El Caribe Hilton. With floor to ceiling glass windows boasting breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, enjoy the finest beef, seafood, or other delectable options paired with an award-winning wine list. Rest up for the next exciting day with your soulmate in one of the resort’s brand new modernly renovated guest rooms.
3. Hilton Barbados Resort
Hilton Barbados Resort in Bridgetown, Barbados is known as the go-to spot for the very best New Year’s Eve festivities on the island. There’s nothing more romantic than sitting in the warm sand under a sky lit up by fireworks with your other half, awaiting the New Year. If you and your partner prefer privacy, you can stay in on your private balcony overlooking the Caribbean with no need to leave your hotel room to enjoy the show. Hilton Barbados provides guests direct access to two private beaches, as well as a spectacular infinity pool with the ideal scenery for lounging. Unwind with your soulmate at the Eforea Spa, offering services like a unique massage on a bed of warm sand – the only one of its kind in the Caribbean! If you’re an adventurous couple, Hilton Barbados offers an on-site water sports and scuba diving center providing guests with the opportunity to experience snorkeling, kayaking, boogie boarding, and the marvelous underwater scenery.
4. Hilton Aruba
At Hilton Aruba in the heart of Palm Beach Strip, watch your cares slip away on the ultimate romantic getaway. If you and your partner are considering tying the knot, make the evening even more unforgettable with a beachfront wedding and poolside reception on property. For others looking for a simple romantic escape, the resort has plenty to offer! Eforea Spa at Hilton Aruba overlooks the Caribbean Sea, so you can enjoy invigorating spa treatments to the relaxing sound of waves on the shore. You’ll fall in love all over again as you adventure on mountain bikes available for rent on property, or submerging in some scuba lessons at red sail aruba. Enjoy an intimate evening enjoying delicious food with a jaw-dropping atmosphere at the resort’s onsite steakhouse, Sunset Grille. Finally, await the New Year surrounded by love, a tropical breeze, and hand-crafted cocktails accompanied by live music at the Mira Solo lounge.
Instead of suffering through the frostbite, you and your soulmate deserve some alone time on an inherently romantic Caribbean getaway from the cold winters. After all, couples that travel together, stay together. Relaxing vibes paired with vibrant nightlife gives you and your partner the opportunity to explore a variety of different experiences together. Book our Leisure Escapes offer for a $50 daily credit for on-property dining, pampering and more.