You won’t be able to stay there this spring, but a bunch of new resorts are being built in the Caribbean and are set to debut in the next couple of years.
Some new resorts to look out for:
On St. Kitts in the eastern Caribbean, the luxuryKittitian Hill resort is building an initial phase of 110 one- and two-bedroom cottages, 69 luxury villas, an 18-hole Ian Woosnam golf course, beach club, pool, restaurants and other amenities at a cost topping $200 million. The first phase should open in November 2012, managed by Sedona Resorts.
A second phase to start immediately after will include a spa, spa cottages and other amenities.
For more information about Kittitian Hill, call 869-466-1712 or visit kittitianhill.com.
On the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, The Ritz-Carlton luxury resort chain plans a 320-room oceanfront resort with several restaurants, a spa, two swimming pools and a 24-hour casino. The Ritz-Carlton Aruba resort is projected to open in late 2012.
For information about the Ritz-Carlton, visit ritzcarlton.com.
On the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Marriott International plans to debut its JW Marriott brand on Coco Beach, about 20 miles east of San Juan’s main airport as part of a larger 1,000-acre planned development.
The JW Marriott Coco Beach Resort & Spa will feature 371 rooms, a casino, restaurants, spa and fitness center, an outdoor pool, facilities for water sports, access to a championship golf course and a children”s club. Costs for the project are estimated to top $250 million, developers have said.
For more information on Marriott and the Coco Beach Resort, visit marriott.com