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By Chris Boyle

Beyond Luxury Vacations (BLV) has pioneered a fresh, authentic way to experience all that the Caribbean has to offer.

Select your island paradise of choice—popular destinations include Grenada, Antigua, Barbados, The Grenadines, Jamaica and St. Lucia—and this boutique operator will set you up in one of its exclusive and unique villa properties for a completely private, spacious stay marked by “Organic Luxury”—pure, immersive enjoyment of one’s natural surroundings, alongside local culture and cuisine. Going beyond the often mass-produced luxury of a five-star resort or hotel, BLV promises a Caribbean getaway that is all about you, the only guest; BLV vacation designers plan one-of-a-kind trips fully tailored to your personal preferences, whether you’re looking to be off the beaten track, eco-friendly, engaged in the local community, fitness and spa-oriented or romantically inspired. All-inclusive packages tout top-of-the-line amenities, personal concierge services, private staff and personal chefs.


The family behind BLV has been swimming, fishing and enjoying the Caribbean’s pristine waters and beaches for generations.

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Their pooled knowledge, connections and network guarantee you the most authentic insider Caribbean experience available.


The slow, stress-free pace of the Caribbean, plus the fact that literally all arrangements will be taken care of prior to your arrival, will have a positive impact on your well-being from the moment you step foot in paradise.

Organic cuisine, natural spa treatments, yoga sessions, access to fitness equipment and active excursions on land and at sea incorporate health and wellness into all aspects of your time away.


Here you’ll find no rigid hotel meal times to follow and certainly no set menus.

Your private chef will happily give you a tour of the vegetable and spice market, then cook the gourmet feast of your choice—all part of the “Organic Luxury” vacation experience.


Away from the crowds, you’ll enjoy an array of amenities and services customized to your wishes. From a private pool and bar, to personal staff including a chef and knowledgeable, discreet host, all the comforts you anticipate (and some you don’t) will be waiting for you at your villa.


Seafarers will love sailing, yachting, snorkeling, diving, deep sea fishing and all manner of water sports, while landlubbers may opt for culturally enriching guided tours, adventures in nature and an insider’s glimpse of the island’s best secluded beaches.

Whether you’re on an invigorating rainforest hike, painting with a famous local artist or sailing on a private lobster yacht, the experience will be authentic and the service top notch. With access to non-tourist spots, you’ll feel like a local in no time.


Pristine beaches, lush gardens and gentle breezes paired with the service and experience of BLV’s expert wedding planners make for seamless, romantic island nuptials. Looking for an eco-friendly alternative? BLV offers special Green Weddings that take both the couple and the planet into consideration.

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