Winter is fast approaching and it is high time to head south. Here are some places in the Carribean where the air is warmer and the sand is blindingly bright laced with the sprite of the beaches.

Winter Travel to Carribean: St. Martin

St. Martin is one of the Caribbean's most diverse destinations with its intermingling European and West Indian flavors. Belmond La Samanna, a place of the prominent, embraces both influences, with its bamboo canabas Cliffside rooms and at the same time serving French fare at their Trellis Restaurant.

Winter Travel to Carribean: Turks and Caicos

This water wonderworld is adorned with boutique hotels such as Grace Bay Club that attracts all types of visitors. It has expansive family-friendly suites, indulgent villas, and adults-only hotel. On the other hand, Gansevoort Turks & Caicos attracts young and laid-back travelers while Seven Stars Resort entices couples looking for romance and foodies. On the other hand, Parrot Cay by Como delivers private Zen for spa lovers. One of the smallest boutique hotels in Turks and Caicos is The Somerset. It offers some of the prime suites since it was built as a gated community.

Winter Travel to Carribean: Dominican Republic

If you are looking for a resort town, that is peaceful, warmth and just far enough from Santo Domingo's bustle, head to Punta Cana. Sanctuary Cap Cana which has undergone renovation is also one of the finest resort in DR. Meanwhile, Four-Star Tortuga Bay Puntacana Resort & Club is a head turner with enticing overnight promotions mostly patronized by sports enthusiasts. Eden Roc at Cap Cana is another beautiful place to stay especially for foodies. Gianluca Re Fraschini, the place's executive chef can craft a five-course menu with wine pairings and cocktails enthused by the flavors of their respective hotels, says, Forbes.