Exclusive Islands

Choose from a tropical trio of luxurious Caribbean retreats, each with its own private island and all inspected and recommended by our own Maritime Travel counsellors

Island Retreat: Sandals Royal Caribbean and Private Island, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Recommended for you by Suzanne Burchill, McAllister Place, Saint John, NB

“This is one of my all-time favorite resorts in Jamaica. It offers so many different room categories including swim-out rooms and suites. And of course, you can count on very personalized service and fantastic food.”

Best-kept secret: The private island is a real plus, as is the charming beachfront setting, which boasts three lovely alcoves.

Ask Suzanne  

Island Retreat: Bahia Principle Cayo Levantado, Samana, Dominican Republic
Recommended for you by Debbie Best, Cole Harbour, NS

“Samana is a tiny gem of a destination and the Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, set on its own private island, is relaxation itself.”

Located on the tiny island of Cayo Levantado,  this luxurious five-star resort (14+) offers something for every member of your family in a setting that’s nothing short of spectacular.

Best-kept secret: Stay connected … you may be on a private island-oasis, but the Internet is free and works great, Debbie says.

Ask Debbie 

Island Retreat: Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Private Island, Nassau, Bahamas
Recommended for you by Denise Matheson, Halifax Shopping Centre

“Oh, how I love the Sandals brand! And Sandals Royal Bahamian, with its lovely private island and endless lineup of activities, just brings that experience to the next level.”

Best-kept secret: Ask about the resort’s regal and romantic heritage, when, as the Balmoral Club in the 1940s it played host to the former king of England, Edward VIII, who sacrificed his throne to marry his love, American Wallis Simpson.

Ask Denise