Good Life: Travel: Caribbean Dispatch: Biras Creek Resort, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

The water taxi to this ritzy resort gives you the opportunity to tie your Gucci scarf over your hair, Jackie-style.



WHY: Because the water taxi to this ritzy and secluded 140-acre resort gives you an excellent opportunity to tie your Gucci scarf over your hair, Jackie-style. And you can leave it on as you tour the lush island on the bicycle that comes with your suite.

WHAT ELSE: Rub elbows with fellow guests like Catherine Zeta-Jones and Morgan Freeman. Snorkel the reefs at the North Sound, where the glass-bottom boat puts you inches above sea turtles.

HOW MUCH/HOW FAST: Suites start at $675; 284-494-3555, biras.com. You’ll take a four-hour flight to San Juan, a 45-minute flight to Tortola, and a 35-minute water taxi.