The Caribbean: Home to some of the finest casino hotels

By 18 January, 2023

The Caribbean is a very coveted tourist destination. It boasts beautiful beaches, crystalline waters, comfortably warm weather, iconic music and cultural hotspots, as well as luxurious hotels and casinos.

In addition to that, there are many unique experiences available to tourists who come to the Caribbean for the holidays. These aspects make the Caribbean one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world.

This article will present and explore some of the best casinos in the Caribbean.

The best casinos in the Caribbean

There are many hotels and casinos in the Caribbean. However, for the best possible experience, tourists should aim for a high-quality hotel.

Depending on their budget, guests can opt for a luxury resort and casino or a more affordable one with good facilities.

All of the hotels mentioned in this article will include casinos with a classic gaming selection. This gaming selection usually consists of slots and well-known table games.

Nowadays, physical slot machines are facing competition from free slot games, they have become increasingly popular over the last few years and have been steadily replacing physical slot machines. So it’s up to the casino hotels to go above and beyond to attract players to the machines.

Here are some of the finest casino hotels the Caribbean has to offer:

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba

The Ritz-Carlton, on the island of Aruba, is the most expensive hotel on this list but is definitely worth its price for those who can afford it. It received the perfect score of 5/5 on the U.S News Travel rankings.

The hotel boasts a very spacious spa, five on-site restaurants, a club for its youngest guests, two pools, a fitness center, and a business center. Other activities are also available to the guests such as snorkeling and water skiing.

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino

This hotel is part of the famous and luxurious hotel chain Hyatt Regency. The hotel has won 2 critic awards and has a ranking of 4.5/5.

These two prestigious awards include the Fodor’s Choice and an AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2021.

The hotel is located on the island of Aruba, known for its beautiful beaches and clear waters.

It includes a casino, a spa, a fitness center, tennis courts, an outdoor pool and offers special activities to its youngest guests to give parents a chance to relax.

There are five restaurants to choose from within the hotel as well as a cafe and four bars. A juice bar is also available for those who fancy a refreshing and healthy drink.

It is one of the most expensive hotels in the Caribbean.

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

This luxury hotel is also located on the island of Aruba. It boasts five restaurants, a coffee shop, and an ice cream parlor.

The hotel also gives its adult guests access to the Tradewinds Club which includes an adult-only pool and a bar. This is a great option for parents looking to unwind while their children participate in one of the hotel’s children-friendly activities.

This hotel has also won two awards: the Fodor’s Choice and the AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2021. Like the Hyatt Regency Hotel, it has received the note of 4.5/5 by U.S. News Travel.

Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa

This hotel is a bit less expensive than the other hotels mentioned above. It is located in Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic.

Guests at the hotel will have access to six outdoor pools, a spa and to the resort’s eleven restaurants and eight bars/lounges. Among the other amenities available, guests will also find a nightclub and a theater.

It is an all-inclusive resort meaning that guests pay for the Unlimited-Luxury package which will cover their food, drinks and resort activities.

Tourists interested in booking this hotel should note that it is an adults-only resort. It is ideal for couples or for groups of friends looking to spend some time away from children and families.

This hotel has won two awards: a Fodor’s Choice Award and an AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2021.

Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino

This hotel is one of the more affordable yet elegant hotels in the Caribbean. It is a Marriott-affiliated hotel in Santo Domingo.

It has won one award, the AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2021. The hotel itself includes a spa, a pool close to the ocean, two restaurants, a coffee shop and, of course, a casino.

For those who have a smaller budget but want to have a luxurious experience, this hotel is a good option.

Final thoughts

This article presented some of the Caribbean’s finest casinos. Guests can now choose the hotel that best suits their needs, preferences and budget.

All of these hotels promise a wonderful and unforgettable experience in one of the world’s most coveted destinations.

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