This year there were nine properties mentioned in the Caribbean, Europe and the
This week we will begin in the places that face a perpetual sun in the Carbbean and
It was actually a working plantation in the late 1700s when Captain Horatio Nelson met “Fanny” Nisbet for the first time. They were married in 1787 at Fig Tree Church on
Nisbet Plantation was purchased by current owner, David Dodwell in 1989. The 30 acre resort still resembles a plantation today blending all the charm of its historical past with modern comfort and convenience. As one of the few beachfront properties on Nevis, it was rated the best
The Sands at
The Sands at
The Sands features a pool-lined garden nestled between two rows of elegant, spacious accommodations that leads to a 12-mile stretch of silky soft, white sand beach. You will not find larger, more comfortable rooms anywhere in the region and most include a small kitchen, washer and dryer, HDTV, huge balconies and free Wi-Fi.
Hemingway’s Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day, featuring island specialties such as fresh conch just about any way you like it and jerk chicken.
The Sands offers many complimentary amenities such as bicycles, kayaks, beach towels and a Tuesday evening cocktail party at the pool. There is also a spa and a variety of optional tours that can be arranged. With snorkeling, scuba diving, beach horseback riding, parasailing, spelunking and other activities available.
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The Lodge at Chaa Creek Lodge (
When Mick and Lucy Fleming arrived in
Chaa Creek Lodge in
Mick has also developed an organic garden which supplies much of the fresh food in the restaurant, a butterfly farm and an environmentally designed swimming pool that constantly recycles the water. All of this magically combines thatched room charm and elegance with a respect for the environment that is truly unique.
It doesn’t take long to realize how artfully the Flemings have ingeniously adapted a contemporary resort within an ecological environment that allows man and nature to exist in harmony. That concept is what makes Chaa Creek so unique and just one of the reasons why it so richly deserves to be on the Conde Nast list.
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