For many Americans, Labor Day sadly means the end of summer. It is often considered to be the season’s “last hurrah.” If you haven’t made your travel plans, now is the time to think about it. Our list of the top Caribbean Resorts for Labor Day includes popular destinations where you can find fun things to do, as well as secluded spots ideal for couples looking for romance. There’s still time to squeeze in an epic vacation before summer slips away. From a fancy five-star resort to all inclusive family-friendly vacations, we’ve rounded up our list of our favorite Caribbean Resorts for Labor Day.
25) Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club — Palm Beach, Aruba
Starting off our list of the best Caribbean Resorts for Labor Day, is the Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club. This gorgeous destination rests on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. This family-friendly getaway offers a wide range of water activities to choose from. Discover a series of outdoor pools; children will absolutely love the lazy river (one of Aruba’s best) and a waterside; while the adults can take some time out and enjoy the swim-up pool bar. Additional activities include a children’s play area, game room for teens, sauna, tennis, volleyball and and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
24) Sandals Barbados — St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
Three Sandals make our list of the top Caribbean Resorts for Labor Day. The first is Sandals Barbados which offers undeniable pleasure and luxury with innovative accommodations in three unique villages. This all inclusive hotel features unlimited fine dining at 11 restaurants and seven full-service bars which feature a swim-up pool bar. Get zero-entry access to Barbados’ largest and longest lagoon pool. Discover Unlimited land and water sports including PADI Certified Scuba Diving. If you’re looking to relax, enjoy your very own private tranquility soaking tub or make stop to the Red Lane Spa for some serious TLC.
23) Beach Palace — Cancún, Mexico
Located in Hotel Zone, Beach Palace has an intimate, upscale appeal that caters to every need of families on vacation. This all inclusive resort features three pools with swim-up bars and a children’s pool and water slide at the kids club. Drop the kids off at the play room for a day of face painting and Spanish lessons as you indulge in a hot stone massage from the Awe Spa. Options are supreme with three outdoor hot tubs, a full-service spa, and a variety of nightly shows. Featuring four restaurants, this luxury hotel offers delights from around the globe cooked to perfection.
22) Cap Maison — Cap Estate, St. Lucia
Cap Maison is an elegant luxury hotel set in a stunningly gorgeous location with its own secluded crescent-shaped beach. The atmosphere is perfect for couples looking for intimacy. Take a dip in any of the two pools — one of which overlooks the sea. There’s kayaks, Hobie Cat sailing, paddle boarding, windsurfing and snorkelling to keep you amused. You can also get a workout in at the well-equipped gym.The Spa Maison offers an delectable assortment of treatments for both men and woman including a range of treatments on offer from massages, exfoliation rituals and facials which you can leave the stresses of work behind. Top-notch restaurants here offer beachfront and clifftop dining along with evening entertainment.
21) Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa — Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Situation on world-famous Seven Mile Beach, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa is an oceanfront paradise that features the tallest building on the island. It includes separate pools for family time or quiet relaxation, and a private rooftop terrace for socialising and sunsets.You’ll also find three dining destinations, boundless beach activities, a spa center, fitness center with magnificent gardens.
20) Desire Riviera Maya — Quintana Roo, Mexico
Desire Riviera Maya is an all-inclusive, adult only resort that attracts a range of couples, from older married couples to younger nudists. This clothing optional destination is certainly the sexiest of our list of Caribbean resorts for Labor Day. This adult playground has an erotic, sultry atmosphere that blend into the lush, tropical gardens. It creates a sense of freedom and openness that’s perfect for adventurous couples. Highlights include an outdoor pool with swim-up bar, a well-equipped fitness center, a small spa with treatments for two, sexy theme nights and four restaurants.
19) Occidental Arenas Blancas — Varadero, Cuba
Located right on Varadero Beach, is the all inclusive Occidental Arenas Blancas. This exclusive resort, surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, offers three swimming pools, shows during the day and at night, and a wide range of sports and activities. Diving enthusiasts will find in this location a haven replete in marine flora and fauna with fascinating colors, and you can also enjoy water sports of all kinds – such as snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking or windsurfing. Other amenities include A fully equipped gym, beauty salon, a superb sauna, Find yourself in a huge variety of culinary offerings including a buffet restaurant and five à la carte restaurants.
18) Shore Club, Turks & Caicos — Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos
The Shore Club rests on the most sought-after stretch of Providenciales: Long Bay Beach, a stunning, secluded beach ideal for a romantic couples getaway. Get free access to non-motorized water sports equipment, from snorkels to sea kayaks. On the land, free bike rentals, fitness center and practice your backhand at the tennis courts. With the Dune Spa, a three restaurants, boutique shopping, four pools, and a kids club – The Shore Club has something for everyone.
17) Barceló Bávaro Beach — Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Located on one of the world’s 10 greatest beaches is the adults only Barceló Bávaro Beach. Spend some time in the large swimming pool to cool off in and a hot tub area to enjoy. The full-service spa features several treatment rooms and an outdoor lounge. Discover a wide array of activities including; mini golf, kayaking, snorkeling, paddle tennis courts, non-motorized water sport, – plus, access to the casino and theater. Like to dance? The all inclusive service includes free merengue, salsa and bachata classes. Get free access to nine à la carte restaurants which offer the finest international and national cuisine. Guests also have the option of visiting the casino, the theater, or the night clubs with drinks included.
16) JW Marriott Cancún — Cancún, Mexico
Savor sophisticated style at the luxurious JW Marriott Cancún. Spend a day at the beach or wind down with a rejuvenating dip in the infinity, adult-only or family-friendly pool. After warming up with a swim, work on your exercise goals at the full-service fitness center. If you’re looking to simply relax, make a trip to he on-site, Mayan-Inspired Spa which offers ample therapeutic treatments, tennis courts, a steam room and mesmerizing ocean views. You’ll find a nice variety of dining and options here from American to Southwestern, International to Japanese.
15) Sandals Inn — Montego Bay, Jamaica
If you are looking for a private place for your honeymoon or simply a nice vacation spot to unwind and relax, Sandals Inn is a top pick. It might be a small Sandals destination, but it displays huge value and great charm with impressive arrays of amenities. So go ahead: swim, sail, snorkel…or just relax by the pool. Give yoga or Pilates a try, get in a workout at a state-of-the-art fitness center or just hit the court for a game of tennis. This all inclusive resort features unlimited dining at three world-class restaurants and Unlimited premium spirits at two bars.
14) The Cove — Paradise Island, Bahamas
Experience the luxury at the adult only, The Cove Resort, which creates the feeling of being cast away on a private, white-sand sanctuary. Head over to the hotel’s exclusive poolscape to enjoy private cabanas and two bars. For the golfer in you, tee up with the competition at Ocean Club Golf Course or spend an afternoon swimming with the marine mammals at Dolphin Cay. Refuel afterward at one of the many restaurants serving Italian, Japanese, barbecue and Caribbean-style foods. This is Atlantis, so go and press your luck in the casino which features 85 gaming tables and 700 slot machine.
13) Nisbet Plantation Beach Club — New Castle, St Kitts & Nevis
Spread over 30 lush acres, the Nisbet Plantation Beach Club is the escape you’ve been searching for. Explore tropical island beauty or simply sway in a beachfront hammock. On the grounds, you’ll find many activities to choose from, including hiking, horseback riding, snorkeling and meandering through Nevis’ Botanical Gardens. Additional activities include, a pool with a bar, exercise gym, tennis court and live entertainment. For an added dose of luxury, retreat to the full-service spa for a relaxing treatment or massage. Discover authentic Nevis specialties served at the on-site restaurants. This certainly makes a top choice in our list of the best Caribbean resorts for Labor Day.
12) Four Seasons Resort & Private Residences, Anguilla — West End, Anguilla
Traveling to Four Seasons Resort Anguilla makes the Caribbean’s most exclusive and welcoming island your own. Here, every suite has a magnificent ocean view. You will discover one of the most beautiful white-sand beaches on the island. You will find a water play area for children, a full-service spa, yoga classes, Pilates classes and a fitness center. Additional options include three championship tennis courts, scuba diving and snorkeling tours. Take in the views of Barnes Bay and Meads Bay from Cobà’s blufftop restaurant as you dine on fresh breakfasts or vibrant seafood dinners.
11) Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort — Oranjestad, Aruba
Voted TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice for one of the Top 10 Most Romantic Resorts in the World., Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is an adults only oasis. It is nestled on 14 sandy acres of stunning Eagle Beach, one of the best in the world. Their passion for creating your perfect romantic vacation will keep you coming back. You’ll be dazzled by the beachfront pool and hot tub or just relax with a massage or treatment in the Purun Spa. The fitness center also features a beautiful view of the courtyard garden and nearby beach. You can also discover world-class, romantic dining at this fabulous location.
10) Hilton Curaçao — Willemstad, Curaçao
Nestled in picturesque Piscadera Bay, Hilton Curaçao resort is a tranquil beachfront hideaway. Pristine beaches, refreshing pools to exciting underwater adventures for diving lovers are highlights. Fitness buffs can enjoy the fitness center for a complete workout or get some underwater adventures in at the on-site diving center which offers 45 diving areas and 60 sites. Take some time out at the Color of People Spa which offers beauty treatments, massages, and more. Get a bite to eat at three delectable restaurants then end the night at the casino, which is one of the largest on Curacao.
9) Holiday Inn Sunspree Montego Bay — Montego Bay, Jamaica
The Holiday Inn Sunspree Montego Bay offers an incredible all-inclusive Caribbean experience and endless activities. Got kids? Children under 12 stay and eat for free here. Sitting on a half-mile of private sandy beach, it offers fun daytime activities such as volleyball courts, non motorized water sports, a casino, fitness center and evening entertainment. Take a dive in any of the outdoor pools; one including a lagoon shaped, free-form swimming pool. Relax, rejuvenate, and unwind in the comfort of the unique Spa and Beauty Salon or just treat yourself at the nail bar or full-service hair salon. This luxury hotel offers one main buffet and four a-la-carte restaurants.
8) Sandals Grande St. Lucian — Castries, St. Lucia
The top Sandals to make our list of the best Caribbean resorts for Labor Day is Sandals Grande St. Lucian. Ideally situated in its own peninsula, it is dubbed as the closest vacation to a postcard that’s picture-perfect. This all inclusive spot features over-the-water bungalows which feature breathtaking ocean views. For the golfer, enjoy free green fees and complimentary transfers to two challenging golf courses. Unlimited land and water sports here where you can choose to fly across the water – propelled by wind, motor or muscle-power – or dive beneath its pristine surface.Take some time out for treatments at the Red Lane Spa or decide to get a workout in at the fitness center. Devour in unlimited 12 World-Class Restaurants here including six full-service bars including a genuine English pub.
7) Rockhouse — Negril, Jamaica
Rockhouse is a casually chic boutique hotel perched upon the scenic cliffs of Negril’s Pristine Cove in Jamaica, which overlooks the tranquil waters of the Caribbean. Start your day with some daily morning yoga, then take a swim in the ocean-view infinity pool. To get your heart pounding, try cliff jumping or take to the water and swim or snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. Take part in unique classes here which include; Caribbean zumba dance, Bob Marley portraiture, painting the Rockhouse or African drumming. Take a time out to the Rockhouse Spa which offers incredible treatment experiences in an idyllic Caribbean setting. The hotel is home to three delectable restaurants which feature a variety of renowned island cuisine.
6) Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort — Meads Bay, Anguilla
Located at the west end island of Anguilla in the British West Indies, rests the Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort. It dazzles with it’s three gorgeous white sand beaches strewn across 25 tropical acres and features two infinity pools for nonstop relaxation. Take the resort’s Hobie catamarans out for a sail, or work up a sweat on the tennis court. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a nearby championship Anguilla golf course while taking in the stunning views. Make a stop to the on-site restaurant where modern American cuisine with a Caribbean twist.
5) Zemi Beach House — Shoal Bay Village, Anguilla
Situated on six oceanfront acres on Anguilla’s tranquil Shoal Bay East, Zemi Beach House Hotel & Spa blends a contemporary luxury with experiences anchored in the rich island tradition. From rum tastings to yoga to kids’ club, there’s truly something for everyone. Activities and adventures which include: stand-up paddle boarding, beach volleyball, snorkeling, kayaking and tennis. The Zemi Thai House Spa features the island’s only hammam, as well as five multifunction treatment rooms.Dining options include Caribbean, international, and Latin cuisines – or take part in a private dinner by candlelight on the beach.
4) Eden Rock, St. Barths — St. Jean Bay, St. Barthélemy
Eden Rock makes our list for most interesting of our Caribbean resorts for Labor Day. It was established as the preferred bolthole for his many glamorous Hollywood friends in the 1950’s. It is actually located “on the rock”, dotted along the beach or set within the lush green garden. There’s eye-catching artwork throughout the hotel; from bright photographs to simple abstract pieces. Visitors can enjoy an impressive range of activities at Eden Rock, from relaxing on the stunning white sand beach to watersports and boat trips. It is also family-friendly, offering fun games and activities from bodyboarding to sandcastle-building. Dining options here are a must, where you can enjoy world class dining at ‘The Sand Bar’ and ‘On the Rocks’ restaurants.
3) Marigot Bay Resort & Marina — Marigot Bay, St. Lucia
Set into the hill above the Caribbean’s most beautiful harbor, Marigot Bay Resort & Marina is situated in one of the best locations on St Lucia. This stunning location features two infinity pools and two poolside bars, surrounded by cabanas, umbrellas and sun loungers. Enjoy an afternoon of pampering at the Auriga Spa, or the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Discover a wide range of adventure and outdoor activities including water sports, fishing, horse riding, hiking and climbing. Take your pick from any of the four restaurants; including the Rum Cafe, which features cascading waterfall and breathtaking views of the marina.
2) Jumby Bay Island Resort — Jumby Bay Island, West Indies
Runner up of our list of Caribbean resorts for Labor Day is Jumby Bay Island Resort. Nestled on a 300-acre private Caribbean island two miles from Antigua, Jumby Bay is an island of simple pleasures. Reachable only by boat, this private isle of white-powdered beaches and winding bicycle paths is a one-of-a-kind hideaway. You’ll also find plenty to keep you occupied here. Watersports, tennis courts, three miles of hiking and biking trails, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a freshwater lap pool and ocean front infinity pool. The full service spa features treatments that embrace indigenous healing traditions, including bamboo massages.Take your pick of four dining options here; from natural breakfasts and healthy juices to eclectic international Caribbean fusion – and arguably the best wine cellar in the region.
1) Barceló Maya Tropical — Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Making the top of our list of the best Caribbean resorts for Labor Day is Barceló Maya Tropical. Located on one of the world’s most impressive beaches., you can discover an oasis of fun and relaxation in the heart of this Caribbean paradise. The kids are going to truly love it here. You can see why it’s listed so high with the best places to stay here. The hotel has 7 swimming pools to chose from, including one for adults. It also features two water parks; the Barcy Water Park is for kids where kids can enjoy castles, slides and waterfalls within the swimming pool; and the Pirates Island Water Park which includes slides and attractions designed for all ages. Add to that: two tennis courts, an 18-hole miniature golf course, a fitness center, plus, snorkeling and diving. Restaurants are abundant here, having soemthing for everyone. The spa offers exclusive facilities: saunas, steam baths, tropical and bi-thermal showers, a dynamic pool and immersion pools.
We hope you enjoyed our list of the top 25 best Caribbean resorts for Labor Day and vacation ideas. We certainly hope you enjoy your last dose of summer in a Caribbean paradise.
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