While most were opting in for private villas during the pandemic, now that we’re easing back into travel, travelers can enjoy unique poolside and oceanside suites with direct water access. From Key West to St. Lucia, travelers can go from bed into the pool or salt water in .5 seconds – talk about the ultimate summer splash!
Key West, FL - Away from Duval Street on the largest private beach in Key West, Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort elevates the carefree lifestyle of the Florida Keys. The resort's highly-coveted ocean view suites boast a furnished, walk-out lanai patio for exclusive entry from the ground-floor suite to the pools and natural sand beaches.
St. Lucia - The Landings Resort and Spa offers beachfront luxury on St. Lucia's northwest crystal coast with one, two and three-bedroom villas. Guests can enjoy secluded island living with posh hotel perks including private plunge pools and terraces overlooking the exclusive yacht marina and the shimmering Rodney Bay, full designer kitchens and living spaces for groups of all sizes.
Fiji - Guests at the Taveuni Resort will easily feel like a celebrity on a private island with a stay in one of the resort's only two rooms—both incredibly private villas. The Beach Villa and Horizon Villa are each equipped with their own staff of seven for around-the-clock butler service plus direct access to a private beach and pool. The rooms boast expansive decks with swaying hammocks and daybeds and bedrooms with outdoor showers.
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Away from the hustle and bustle of Miami, Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach sits on the quiet waterways of Fort Lauderdale's exclusive North Beach with a bi-level, poolside duplex for a secluded poolside stay. The poolside guestroom provides direct private access to the pool from one level while ocean views grace the hidden second-floor bedrooms and full kitchen from the top of a private spiraling staircase.
Jamaica - For a 007-worthy resort destination, travelers can book The Fleming Villa at GoldenEye Hotel & Resort to experience the seascapes of Ocho Rios. Known for being the birthplace of the James Bond tales, the historic accommodation sleeps 10 and features a private oceanside lawn and pool framed by intimate lookout spots.