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CONDE NAST TRAVELER READERS RANK SANCTUARY CAP CANA AMONG THE BEST RESORTS IN THE CARIBBEAN OF 2018

Article repost from Conde Nast Traveler

By CNT Editors

Following a punishing series of hurricanes that swept through the Caribbean in 2017, the region is almost entirely back, and in spades at that. Take tiny St. Barts: Hit by Irma, it sustained significant damage, and yet your top two hotels on this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards list are both there, as well as three others. The island is looking gorgeous and green again, and roads, shops, and restaurants are busy. Anguilla, a pancake-flat island north of St. Maarten/St. Martin, could have met the same fate as nearby Barbuda, but dodged the bullet. Five resorts made the list—including the recently re-branded and fully renovated Belmond Cap Juluca. As for once-beleaguered Puerto Rico, the island’s top two resorts, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve and The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, both have just reopened and are looking better than ever. Other pleasant surprises include Secret Bay on the deeply lush, outdoor-adventure-centric island of Dominica; The Cotton House on ultra-exclusive Mustique, also featured in our latest Gold List of all-time editor favorites; and the newly reinvented and expanded Half Moon on Jamaica. All in all, you’ve shown that your affection for the islands has weathered any and all upset. Counting down from 50…