The winter months typically bring visions of snow, bare trees, and ice to mind for those living north of the Equator. However, winter doesn’t bring snow and ice everywhere in the world. The Caribbean is home to warm climates throughout the year and offers vacationers the perfect place to escape frigid temperatures. We’ve compiled a list of the top, must-visit resorts to help you plan your escape to the Caribbean this winter season.

Sandals Grande Riviera Beach

Sandals Grande Riviera Beach and Villa Golf Resort – Luxury Included

Located in Jamaica, Sandals Grande Riviera Beach and Villa Golf Resort boasts warm temperatures throughout the winter. As a couples-only resort, Sandals offers the perfect place for you and your spouse to escape the bitter, winter cold. Enjoy luxury amenities and stunning views of Jamaica’s coastline from every angle. Enjoy decadent global cuisine at one of fifteen gourmet restaurants or a romantic dinner on your own private balcony. Breathtaking sunsets over the Caribbean make this resort the best Jamaican resort for a winter retreat.

The Landings St. Suite - All Suites

The Landings St Lucia – All Suites

This resort is the perfect option for a family vacation or a romantic getaway for two in beautiful St. Lucia. The Landings St. Lucia boasts luxurious accommodations including stocked pantries, water activities, and spacious villas located on 19-acres of stunning beachfront property, perfect for an extended winter getaway. For fun on the water, enjoy numerous water activities available on The Landings 800-foot long beachfront area.

Grand Lucayan Resort

Grand Lucayan Resort

With an AAA Four-Diamond rating and a breathtaking beachfront location on Grand Bahama Island, what’s not to love? Grand Lucayan Resort boasts a luxurious spa, deluxe accommodations, and numerous on-site dining options offering everything from gourmet meals to international cuisine. For an exciting way to enjoy the warm waters of Grand Bahama Island during winter, swim with bottle-nose dolphins or kayak along the coastline.

The Buccaneer

The Buccaneer

Located in St. Croix, The Buccaneer features 340 tropical acres with stunning views of the Caribbean and luxurious amenities. Get out on the water with complimentary kayaks and snorkeling gear. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll be in love with the warm winter weather in St. Croix. Dining options include complimentary breakfast and a wide variety of restaurant options for lunch, dinner, and drinks. If golf is your game, spend some time on The Buccaneer’s 18-hole golf course.

Dreams Punta Cana

Dreams Punta Cana Resort and Spa – Unlimited-Luxury

Escape to Punta Cana on a winter getaway filled with luxurious amenities and beautiful views of the Caribbean. Dreams Punta Cana Resort and Spa features unlimited luxury, elegant accommodations, and suites with views of the Caribbean from a private balcony. Enjoy seven restaurants offering delicious international cuisine and authentic a la carte options. Relax and unwind at the full-service World-Class Spa offering a variety of rejuvenating treatments ranging from hydrotherapy to massages.

Whichever resort you choose to escape to on your winter retreat, you’re sure to enjoy the mesmerizing views and warm temperatures of the Caribbean. What are you waiting for? Book your dream, winter vacation now!