Above: The main pool at Silversands

The word “Caribbean” evokes an idealized travel poster, complete with palm-shaded beaches and aquamarine seas dotted with gleaming-white yachts. Unfortunately, much of the Caribbean is still recovering from the devastating hurricanes of 2017: Irma and Maria. Many of our recommended resorts have since reopened. But others, such as the Rosewood Little Dix Bay and Eden Rock on St. Barths, are still undergoing repairs. And a few, like Peter Island Resort & Spa in the British Virgin Islands, may sadly never be rebuilt.

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