Cuvee's Royal Island Awarded Top Resort by Condé Nast

Royal Island "Top 25 Resorts in the Atlantic"

Cuvée’s Royal Island in the Bahamas is a 430-acre private island resort available for exclusive use rentals, easily accessible, and accommodating up to 18 guests on a private and luxurious island to call your very own.


Oct. 9, 2019 – Condé Nast Traveler announced the results earlier this week of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Cuvée’s Royal Island recognized as one of the best resorts in the Atlantic.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” The full list of Atlantic resort winners can be found here.

“Royal Island is an incredibly special and rare destination—a true Bahamian paradise—cultivated by Cuvée, combining private and personalized luxury with island adventure in an absolutely stunning setting. It’s an ideal destination for families, high profile and celebrity guests, weddings, wellness and corporate retreats, and of course, those looking for total privacy and a custom-curated Caribbean vacation. We were very fortunate to be spared from the recent hurricane and now to be recognized as one of the top resorts in the Atlantic is a dream come true,” says Larry Mueller, CEO and Founder of Cuvée.


Cuvée’s Royal Island is a completely private 430-acre oasis with five intimate villas on the sand and additional accommodations for up to 18 guests, surrounded by miles of untouched turquoise sea. It’s for families and friends who want to celebrate, to connect in a unique way, and to jump into a curated, exotic Bahamian Experience. Learn more here.


The Cuvée staffs creates an island to call your very own, replete with a fully immersive, personalized experience, inclusive of your own private beach club, fully customizable menus and world-class private chef, your own dedicated Cuvée concierge, and every thinkable water activity too. Unique details, like spear fishing, picnic-ing on remote Caribbean sandbars, and outdoor movie nights under the stars, make it Royal.


Royal Island offers a unique and incredibly private experience for special events, including weddings, milestone celebrations, family reunions, and a range of retreat options from wellness to corporate events, positioned in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Well + Away with Cuvée is Cuvée’s branded wellness retreat offering, incorporating mental and physical health and wellness and fitness into a holistic mind, body, and travel experience.


Four miles from North Eleuthera, and 40 miles northeast of Nassau, Royal Island is easily accessible and only a one-hour flight from South Florida. Guests can fly into North Eleuthera, where they’re met by Royal Island staff, for a 15-minute boat trip on the island’s “Royal Treatment” vessel. Commercial flights route from Atlanta, Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Nassau. View on map.

Note: Royal Island was fortunate to be unharmed by the recent Hurricane Dorian. Our thoughts continue to be with our fellow Bahamian islands and residents. A portion of proceeds from bookings in 2019 will benefit Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas.

The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.