While hurricanes Irma and Maria batted down on the Caribbean and Florida, devastating many communities, destinations have done more than rebuild to bring travelers back to their sandy shores. Now, more than ever, is a wonderful time to visit these great hotels.
Here’s our running list of luxury hotel openings and closings of those areas affected by Irma and Maria. We will keep it updated as information is available:
Carlisle Bay: Open
Bitter End Yacht Club: Closed. Donate to aid staff members in rebuilding their lives here.
Rosewood Little Dix Bay: Opens in winter 2017
Amanera: Opens November 1
Eden Roc at Cap Cana: Open
Tortuga Bay Puntacana Resort & Club: Opens November 1
Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort: Opens October 13
The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort: Opens October 13
1 Hotel South Beach: Open
Acqualina Resort & Spa: Open
The Betsy — South Beach: Open
The Biltmore: Open
Eden Roc Miami Beach: Open
Faena Hotel Miami Beach: Open
Four Seasons Hotel Miami: Open
Loews Miami Beach Hotel: Open
Mandarin Oriental, Miami: Open
Marenas Beach Resort: Open
The Miami Beach Edition: Open
The Plymouth: Open. Those affected by Irma can contact the hotel for special rates.
The Setai, Miami Beach: Open
Turnberry Isle Miami: Open
Nisbet Plantation Beach Club: Opens October 4
The Breakers Palm Beach: Open
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel: The hotel will accept new reservations starting October 31. For any special inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve: Closed. For information regarding reservations, call 800-228-9290.
El San Juan Hotel: Closed
The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, Puerto Rico: Closed. The hotel is waiving cancellation and change fees for specific arrival dates. Call 888-625-4988 for more information about reservations.
Eden Rock – St. Barts: Closed
Hôtel Le Toiny: Closed
Le Guanahani: Closed
Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa: Closed until December 31
Seven Stars Resort & Spa: Open
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas: Closed