By Dayna Engberg

5 Swoonworthy Villas for an Unforgettable Girlfriend Getaway

If you’re dreaming of a Caribbean escape—just you and your closest friends, sipping cocktails on wide swaths of empty beach or snagging the perfect photo-op in an infinity pool all to yourself—a villa is the way to go. With all the standard amenities, from onsite wait staff to private beaches, sparkling pools and state-of-the-art fitness facilities, a villa is like your own personal resort. The best part? Villa rates are often comparable, if not more affordable, than securing suites and event space at another property. Read on to discover five of our favorite Caribbean villas perfect for your group getaway.

Girls getaway on the beach

Turks & Caicos

From the powder-soft sand to sapphire ocean views, it’s easy to see why the beaches of Turks & Caicos are consistently ranked amongst the most beautiful beaches in the world. Of its 40 islands, the gem of the archipelago is Grace Bay. Stay right on the acclaimed white-sand beach at this incredible 10-bedroom, 10-bath villa. Wake up with an alfresco shower, spend the afternoon enjoying sweeping views from the oceanfront lap pool, and end the evening gathered around the beachfront fire pit.




Dominican Republic

From shopping to museum-hopping, whale-watching, watersports and nightlife, the Dominican Republic is a group getaway destination that offers something for everyone. Nestled within the exclusive gated community of Punta Cana Resort & Club, this colorful beachfront villa boasts seven bedrooms, each with its own private bath. With onsite staff, impossibly Instagrammable oceanfront infinity pools, indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis and a private, isolated white-sand beach, there’s enough space for everyone to relax and truly unwind.



Dominican Republic


Saint Martin

This part-French, part-Dutch island is a beach-loving foodie’s dream. Dine on French-fusion cuisine and stroll elegant palm-lined boulevards browsing chic boutiques. Back at your private villa, relax in one of two oceanfront swimming pools or enjoy a relaxing massage or pedicure at the onsite spa. Your crew can feel like royalty with seven king-bed suites, a gourmet kitchen with a full-time chef and dazzling tropical panoramas at every turn. At this luxurious seaside retreat, the breathtaking scenery cannot go unmentioned. It’s so stunning that even the showers have ocean views.



Jamaica

Nobody does carefree island vibes quite like Jamaica. If you’re looking for something beyond Montego Bay’s prime tourist areas, Discovery Bay is a sparkling turquoise dream that fits the bill perfectly. Soak up the scenery at this fully-staffed seven-bedroom, seven-bath villa. Take a dip in the private, protected cove, relax at the oceanfront pool, and enjoy home-cooked meals on the alfresco dining terrace. After dusk, dance to your own playlist while the onsite bartender mixes up cocktails at the private veranda bar or make a toast at the overwater gazebo, featuring 270-degree views of the majestic mountains and clear blue Caribbean Sea.



Turks & Caicos

Mexico

Although not technically in the Caribbean, this luxurious Mexican villa cannot go unmentioned. The six-bedroom, six-bath island mansion is over 14,000 feet of pure luxury. Featuring an oceanfront pool and private beach, thatched roof palapas and Balinese-style beach beds, a giant kitchen designed especially for entertaining, and home theater equipped with Bose surround-sound and a private onsite spa. Plus, you’ll be just minutes away from captivating Mayan archaeological sites, bustling nightlife and otherworldly blue cenotes of the Riviera Maya.



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