11 Best Huts In The Caribbean - Updated 2024

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Lawrence 
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If you’ve ever dreamt of escaping to a tranquil hut on a tropical island, the Caribbean is probably the place that springs to mind. With the balmy climate, breathtaking beaches, like Grace Bay on the island of Providenciales, and lush rainforests, the islands of the Central American archipelago are made for postcards of paradise. For those who want to live out their desert island fantasies while still enjoying all of life’s little luxuries, the Caribbean offers plenty of hidden gems, such as Culebra in Puerto Rico, Canouan in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Martinique, which are all beautiful islands that you’ll fall in love with. If you’re planning a holiday in the region and want to live in a simple accommodation that will make you feel like an islander, read on for these best huts in the Caribbean.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 23, 2024.

1. Charming hut with a shared outdoor pool in Sosúa, Dominican Republic (from USD 92)

This charming hut, located just a five-minute walk from the pristine Encuentro Beach, offers a lovely retreat, combining convenience, comfort, and quiet in one enchanting setting. The rental property offers a beautiful balcony with welcoming loungers to enjoy views of the surrounding natural splendour.

It also has modern conveniences to meet your every need, such as WiFi, so you can easily catch up on work in the dedicated workplace. A grill is available for individuals who enjoy cooking. When it’s time to cool down or have fun in the water, the shared outdoor pool awaits you. Convenience is essential, and with free parking on the premises, you are at ease knowing that your vehicle is safe.

Stayed at this property?
Sosúa, Puerto Plata Province, Dominican Republic
239.67 km (149.0 mi) from Splash Water Park
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Host:
i really liked the fact that the hosts are dominicans
they were very helpful and friendly they are super hosts
communication with host was easy
people at the yard are welcoming and helpful
Location:
the place is very nice and comfortable location is very convenient near the beach
it is simply furnished but everything necessary is there and the location is also great
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2. Delightful retreat surrounded by the botanical garden in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico (from USD 84)

This delightful hut is a refuge of tranquillity and natural beauty, tucked amid a lush botanical garden. It offers a private patio that invites you to relax and immerse yourself in the enchanting surroundings. You’ll find a useful tote wagon at your disposal, allowing you to move any necessary items conveniently and satisfactorily.

A queen bed covered with a charming mosquito net invites you to a peaceful snooze. A ceiling fan spins gently overhead to keep the tropical breeze gently touching your skin. Free parking is offered on the premises, allowing you to come and go as you decide.

Stayed at this property?
Hormigueros, San Germán, Puerto Rico
157.81 km (98.1 mi) from Splash Water Park
106 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Host:
i understand this is not the host fault
matt was very friendly and informative
check in and out was easy carmen was very informative
great place and sweet host
the communication was very easy and carmen the host was great i would def go back
Location:
great location to escape to
great place to spend the night
the setup is good and two other treehouses super close (nice trails)
great place to stay at
we enjoyed walking around the lush grounds and enjoying the plant life
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3. Lovely retreat with a hot tub in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands (from USD 350)

Nestled in a lush green jungle of palms and tropical plants and overlooking the azure waters of Chocolate Hole Bay, this retreat is as close to paradise as you can get. With one bedroom, one bathroom, an outdoor shower, a hot tub, a hammock, and a day bed, it’s the ultimate sanctuary for couples.

Stayed at this property?
St John US Virgin Islands, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
389.96 km (242.4 mi) from Splash Water Park
22 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
in short a perfect place and a very hospitable host
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4. Dreamy bungalow with a pool in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic (from USD 62)

This wall-less bungalow is a true nature lover’s paradise. It’s set in a verdant tropical garden with a natural swimming pool. With only mosquito nets and curtains to separate you from it, it’s alive with the sounds of the local fauna, including crickets, frogs, and birds. It accommodates two guests and features an open living area and a full outdoor bathroom with a hot shower.

The place is just 250 m (820 ft) to Playa Punta Popy and a small waterfall.

Stayed at this property?
Las Terrenas, Samaná, Dominican Republic
131.77 km (81.9 mi) from Splash Water Park
126 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in nature lodge 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
outstanding hospitality gorgeous room clean much more than what i was expecting
Host:
alex and kamile are wonderful hosts easy to chat with and making their guests feel at home
second time at this amazing place host and very nice and pleasant
alessandro and kamile are super adorable and nice attentive respectful and cordial
the space is a dream and the hosts were consistently helpful
beautiful location and an exceptional taste in decorations + the host is incredibly kind and friendly
Location:
it‘s an amazing place to stay it‘s very close to the beach
such a beautiful space close enough to the beach and all the fun
this was a very lovely place to stay i’ll be very glad to come back
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5. Colourful cabin for six in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (from USD 82)

This colourful cabana located in Cabo Rojo, on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico, is as vibrant as the sunset. It hosts up to six guests with two bedrooms, and it’s part of a private gated complex with direct beach access and secure parking. It’s close to Combate Beach, restaurants, and water sport rentals.

Stayed at this property?
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
154.32 km (95.9 mi) from Splash Water Park
195 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having that beachfront breakfast with your favorite coffee; priceless
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6. Romantic haven for couples in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (from USD 165)

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom haven hosts up to four guests, but it is ideal for couples. With its charming thatched roof and delightful driftwood detailing, it’s the perfect place to indulge your tropical dreams. If you want to have fun in the water near this Carribean hut, you can stroll hand in hand along a beach right on your doorstep or laze around on the sundeck and admire breathtaking ocean views.

Stayed at this property?
Bavaro, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic
16.84 km (10.5 mi) from Splash Water Park
473 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
satellite tv and strong wifi
where do we start? the view the room the character and the hosts… were all perfect
Cleanliness:
very clean and well appointed
Host:
jose and amaury (the cost host) are amazing people and went above and beyond
mostly everyone was kind
the owner provided some essentials which was great and unexpected such as fruits juices eggs bread water
they were very responsive to everything i needed especially during check in
our stay at jose's place was wonderful he was very hospitable and quick to answer any questions we had
Location:
amazing location a a private beach
obviously the place and location is absolutely beautiful
wonderful place to stay not to far from the airport
we would choose again this place in the future and we highly recommend it
pictures arent even close to the beauty of this hidden gem
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7. Cosy shack on the hillside in Tortola, British Virgin Islands (from USD 95)

Tucked on the hillside, amongst natural boulders, and surrounded by gorgeous views of the bays and islands, this tiny property is big on character. Its rustic charms include an outdoor shower, a kitchenette, and a small deck where you can sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery and pleasures of a laid-back lifestyle.

The rental is just five minutes drive from shops, restaurants, and a number of amazing Caribbean beaches. This hut is also close to all attractions of Trellis Bay, including a monthly full-moon party.

Stayed at this property?
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
411.07 km (255.5 mi) from Splash Water Park
138 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the outdoor kitchen and shower plus the beautiful views
the outdoor shower has amazing views and feels like your in a little private rain forest
great little deck and outdoor kitchen even showered under the full moon in the outdoor shower
the space was cozy and had a great vibe
also the outside shower was the best we would love to stay again on our next visit
Cleanliness:
it was clean quiet cozy and perfect for 1 person or a couple
hi so the room is exactly as advertised: clean simple pretty and relaxing
Host:
friendly and thorough host
sayula was a wonderful host
thank you again for hosting us :)
this place has everything the best hosts who is soooo kind and helpful
sayula was a great host and the accommodation was perfect
Location:
great location right next to the airport with very easy access
wow was i and my friend blown away by sayula's place
sayula’s place is the best airbnb i’ve ever stayed at
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8. Thatched treehouse at a resort in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic (from USD 134)

If ever there was a quintessential Caribbean hut, a thatched treehouse would be it. This amazing property, which is situated at a sustainable eco resort, features a floating bed overlooking tropical gardens and a bedroom whose double doors open to spectacular jungle views. As part of Samana Eco Lodge, this hut in the resort with lovely water activities is a one-bedroom rental that hosts two and gives you access to a shared bathroom, two natural swimming pools, a restaurant, a yoga centre, and a large hammock net.

Stayed at this property?
Samana & las terrenas , Samaná & las terrenas, Dominican Republic
122.36 km (76.1 mi) from Splash Water Park
259 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views were amazing but the lemon tree house could use larger beds
we had great dinner and breakfast with tasty juices
fresh fruit in breakfast natural style swimming pool good ambience
some of the treehouses have a shared bathroom just keep that in mind when you book
Cleanliness:
the bathrooms and the rooms are clean the pool is just amazing and the food was fantastic
everything was clean friendly helpful hosts and good food
Host:
benjamin was a great host to us
ben is awesome and such a friendly host
we loved the details in it and the host's hospitality
great host i truly recommend this place
you can expect really nice hosts with beautiful tiny wooden huts in the middle of the nature
Location:
safe location good vibe
this place is really nice it has really cute and beautiful spots
really great place for countryside getaway but you can still travel easily to everything
this place is really cool and unique
it felt sooo good to be that close to nature
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9. Private residence with one bedroom in Buen Hombre, Dominican Republic (from USD 70)

This rustic bungalow, complete with a palm leaf thatch, is one of eight that sits on Playa Buen Hombre, a beach. As it is part of Buen Hombre Kite Camp, this Caribbean hut on the beach offers kitesurfing lessons and a host of other water-based activities, including taking boat trips, wakeboarding, and stand-up paddle boarding. It comes with one bedroom, one bathroom, hammocks, and lounge chairs that you can put anywhere, either on the front yard or beach.

Stayed at this property?
Buen Hombre, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
334.85 km (208.1 mi) from Splash Water Park
16 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
riin is an awesome host the place is on the beach
everyone was so friendly and the school creates a very welcoming and warm environment
Location:
great location if you what to relax away from big noisy cities right on the beach great food
an amazing place to spend some of your time exploring kitesurfing
probably the best place to kite in the dominican republic
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10. Comfortable home with sunrise views in Fair Prospect, Jamaica (from USD 75)

This pet-friendly cabin offers direct access to a private beach and stunning sunrise views. It accommodates two people and provides one bedroom and one bathroom. It shares a communal kitchen with a number of other cabins located in a lush garden. You can take a tour of the grounds with the knowledgeable host and learn more about the local fruits, plants, and culture.

Stayed at this property?
Fair Prospect, Portland Parish, Jamaica
831.95 km (517.0 mi) from Splash Water Park
7 reviews   Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s spacious and airy comfortable for cooking gathering for conversation games and using the wifi
Cleanliness:
cabin was clean with the basics
magnifique the cabins are modern clean and tres confortable
Host:
thanks micheal and biscuit for the great host
as for the hosts both michael and biscuit were very accommodating; kind welcoming and attentive to our needs
we confirmed our time of arrival 2 days prior with a positive response from the co-host michael
Location:
this was my second stay and i can wholeheartedly recommend this place to future travelers
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11. Garden sanctuary along a river in Saint Andrew Parish, Dominica

This garden sanctuary is located along a small river and is a place where you can enjoy a true connection to earth by exploring the forest, bathing in the waterfall, or simply strolling through the gardens and admiring the quirky rock paintings. It features a pool and offers the option to enjoy delicious vegan meals prepared by the owners who live on the property.

Stayed at this property?
Marigot, Saint Andrew Parish, Dominica
840.1 km (522.1 mi) from Splash Water Park
5 reviews  
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
but in dry weather and after making some improvements
Host:
it’s a nice place by the river with natural garden and the host is very kind and accommodating
Location:
a great place for a survival adventure
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Live your tropical dreams in the Caribbean

Escape to a paradise that has long been the refuge of romantics and the rich and famous. Enjoy the tropical weather, gorgeous sandy beaches, and lush greenery and simply pick your ideal hideaway from our list of the best huts in the region and let the adventure begin. Moreover, there are luxury villas if you want a serene getaway but in a luxurious way. However, if you want a fun-filled vacation for everyone, the best family resorts are great places for you.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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