Port of Spain, Trinidad

Hyatt Regency TrinidadThe new 428-room Hyatt Regency Trinidad, right, which welcomed its first guests in January, is the first full-service hotel to open on this oil-producing island nation since 1962.

Anchoring the city’s International Waterfront Center, the hotel offers 43,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 16,000-square-foot ballroom, and four restaurants. Guest rooms come equipped with iHome stereos and flat-screen TVs.

For relaxation, head to the 9,000-square-foot Spa Esencia with its six treatment suites, or take a dip in the infinity pool overlooking the Gulf of Paria.