Montage Kapalua Bay

From the Caribbean to the Pacific, a wave of new, updated, and expanded resorts hits the shores just in time for spring break.

On Maui, Montage Kapalua Bay ( replaces the former Residences at Kapalua Bay, introducing an all-suite hotel with 50 rooms ranging from one to four bedrooms, each with a full kitchen. Two restaurants as well as the 30,000-square-foot spa highlight indigenous Hawaiian ingredients. 

In Punta Gorda, Belcampo Belize (, the haute eco-lodge on a 3,000-acre farm, added four new ridge-top suites featuring a dedicated infinity pool and panoramic mountain-to-sea views. The now-16-room hideaway also launched new hands-on classes in chocolate-making, coffee-roasting, and cooking with visiting chefs.

Poised to appeal to the yacht crew, Blue Haven Resort and Marina ( on Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos encompasses 78 boat slips and 51 rooms ashore, 35 of which are suites with full kitchens. Guests can charter a range of watercraft on site, or stick around to explore the four-treatment-room spa, oceanfront pool, and pub.

On 28 acres above the Bay of Culebra in Costa Rica, organic, nature-inspired motifs localize modernist design at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo ( Tapping insider knowledge, the 153-room resort hired avid surfers to write a guide for guests, and filled walls with works by acclaimed Costa Rican artist Salvador Odrec. In addition to a nine-room spa, two pools, and the beach, guests have access to an 18-hole Arnold Palmer golf course nearby.