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FrontRunners: Sand Castles

Lavish beach villas take shape at three Caribbean resorts.

Mayan Marvels: Set where the jungle meets the sand, the Viceroy Riviera Maya’s (www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com) five Signature Villas ($840–$1,120 per night) debuted in October with plunge pools and butler service.

Cay Club: The Bahamian private-island resort Kamalame Cay (www.kamalame.com) opened three villas ($2,325–$4,070 per night) this month, each with a full kitchen, a terrace, and direct access to the 96-acre isle’s beaches.

Suite Surrender: In November, Anguilla’s Cap Juluca (www.capjuluca.com) unveiled its two-bedroom Jonquil Suite ($2,622–$5,862 per night), a 3,290-square-foot villa with an oceanfront terrace and infinity pool.