In September 2017, Hurricane Irma caused extensive damage across the island. Many places closed for rebuilding. Frommer's recommends that vacationers check in advance with all businesses before traveling.
Though it doesn’t have much of an island vibe, the W offers high style, a cosmopolitan social scene and very cushy rooms to its guests. The main building is quite handsome, with a chic bar and formal restaurant, plus the Living Room lounge with plush furnishings, bar service, books and board games, and a fabulous ocean view terrace. The black pool is a beauty, though the pool area as a whole is a bit small. The beach also looks nice, but it’s not one of the island’s best, so consider renting a car to better explore the island. This is nonetheless a worthy spot, and it’s conveniently located near town and the airport