Riviera Maya, Mexico
Freestanding suites—all 128 of them around a jungle lagoon. 888/767-3966; rosewoodmayakoba.com; doubles from $695.
Atlantic Beach, Florida
One Ocean Resort Hotel & Spa
A Spanish-style 193-room hotel on the beach near Jacksonville. 877/247-0305; oneoceanresort.com; doubles from $219.
Sheraton Cable Beach Resort
The 694-room compound has a kids’ club and a trio of freshwater pools. 866/716-8106; sheraton.com; doubles from $249.
Virgin Gorda, B.V.I.
Three 8000-square-foot villas on a private beach, with use of boats. 787/461-2638; villaaquamare.com; from $18,500 weekly.