25 Oct '14, 6pm

The Caribbean islands are home to a handful of new & relaunching hotels, just in time for a winter getaway:

opens with 84 Bill Bensley-designed cottages in a refreshingly breezy update on Caribbean style. The clapboard buildings have louvered windows and are surrounded by a tropical kitchen garden - peanut ground-cover, fruit trees with 'pick me' signs hanging from their branches; there's even an edible golf course. In the south, villas are sprouting around the beach club at Christophe Harbour, with Park Hyatt St Kitts due to open here in time for next winter. And over on tiny Vieques , off Puerto Rico , El Blok hotel has risen within a filigree concrete cocoon, with 22 stylish bedrooms and a new dining room from Puerto Rican star chef Jose Enrique.

Full article: http://www.cntraveller.com/recommended/beaches/new-caribb...

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