At nightfall, when the gas lamps flicker and the bougainvillea petals litter the stone terrace, romance sets in at this, the Regent Palms' signature restaurant. This elegant stage set, known as the Mansion, was built as an homage to the gracious villas created by English designer Oliver Messel in Mustique and Barbados some 60 years ago. You will want to sit on the terrace, where balmy breezes rustle the flamboyant trees that oversee Palm Place courtyard—in summer, the trees bloom in a spectacular spray of burnt-orange blossoms. Dine here (reservations required) on some of the best and most thoughtfully sourced food on Provo. You can go full-bore carnivore with USDA Prime steaks or sample refined takes on island dishes, from fresh Caicos grouper (here marinated in Moroccan spices) to prawns poached in Bambarra rum butter. A conch ceviche is prepared Thai-style, with coconut milk, lemongrass, and ginger. Sip a cocktail in the restaurant's L'Attitude Bar (open noon to midnight), done up in clubby British Colonial style. Parallel23 also hosts the resort breakfast buffet, piled high with fresh fruits, breakfast meats, and home-baked breads and pastries.