Certain destinations are synonymous with relaxation. Hawaii is one. The Thai islands are another. But the pinnacle of this celebrated group is the Caribbean, home to pristine sands, glassy waters and (despite the region's popularity) countless places to get away from the crowds. Whether you're looking to sip tropical cocktails on a cocoa plantation, catch some rays at your own private plunge pool, explore lush jungle paths or dive some of the world's most stunning reefs, the Caribbean has it all. From Anguilla to the Turks & Caicos, this list includes our favorite hotels and resorts to help you plan the ultimate escape.