Off-the-radar Caribbean: Queen’s Gardens Resort & Spa on Saba offers epic views, jungle hikes and world class scuba diving!
The charming 12-suite Queen’s Gardens Resort & Spa is perched 1,200 feet above sea level on Troy Hill in the little known island of Saba, in the Dutch Caribbean, offering seclusion and stunning panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and surrounding flora and fauna.
This small luxury hotel provides guests with a chance to discover the island’s lush eco-systems by hiking trails sure to entice nature lovers and adventure travel enthusiasts. Saba offers an exceptional range of hiking options though seven eco-systems, a tropical rainforest, volcanic peaks and remote backcountry villages, largely descended from pirates. Saba's trails present a complex mix of ecological and historical themes that Saba tour guide, “Jungle James”, is happy to illustrate as he guides guests through the island’s hidden treasures.
Guests of Queen’s Gardens Resort have a chance to explore the island in style. After trekking the island’s array of natural wonders, guests can relax at the first and only spa on island, the Frangipani Spa offering an array of treatments from full body massages, body wraps, and scrubs to manicures, pedicures and unique specialty treatments. Or guests can soak in their private in-suite Jacuzzi, or sip a signature Gin & Tonic by the pool taking in the spectacular views.
The views get only better perched from the "Birds Nest", a deck situated in a 100-year-old mango tree where guests can arrange a private dinner with the Queen’s Gardens Restaurant, that serves local and international flavors, ensuring the freshest local produce and ingredients are used even from the hotel’s own organic garden.
Known as “The Unspoiled Queen,” Saba is an island that inspires imagination. Saba is also a scuba paradise, acclaimed as one of the best diving spots in the world. With a population of just 1,900 spread out over four charming villages, Saba is intimate and inviting retreat welcoming couples, families and groups. Saba can be easily reached by plane from St. Maarten, on just a 12-minute flight on Winair leaving five times daily.
At Queen's Garden Resort & Spa, "you'll tone your body, relax your mind and restore your energy," as featured in SHAPE magazine.
Photos courtesy of Queen's Garden Resort & Spa
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