If you’re a fan of fresh local fish and palm tree views, there’s no better way to combine the two than at these coastal resorts, offering up inspired menus of unique sushi dishes in some of the most beautiful tropical settings in the world. Whether you’re looking for casual sushi by the pool in the Caribbean or an upscale, unforgettable sushi experience in Hawaii, you’ll find it all right here.
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Located just steps away from one of the country’s best beaches, Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach is an ideal getaway for some serious foodie lovers. The resort offers 343 luxuriously appointed guest rooms with views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. Savor award-winning waterside Asian-fusion cuisine at the resort’s signature restaurant Ocean Hai, taking ocean-front dining to new heights.
Recommended as a must-try for guests, The Crazy Rich Asian Roll was awarded the best sushi roll during the 2019 Tampa Sushi Battle and features king crab, asparagus, cream cheese, wagyu beef, truffle salt, tobiko, sambal crème and kabayaki. For the ultimate dining experience, visitors can devour an eight-course meal, Omakase-style, with the resort’s Chef’s Choice dinner beginning with a chef consultation to identify your favorite flavors and ingredients.
Marigot Bay Resort and Marina
Nestled in Saint Lucia’s Marigot Bay—described as “the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean” by novelist James A Michener—the Marigot Bay Resort and Marina is a luxury getaway perfect for families, friends, and honeymooners alike.
Steps away from the marina, guests can enjoy the resort’s poolside Brut Bar, the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon snack of freshly made sushi. Relax in your private cabana as you take in the stunning views of the bay and wait for your order to arrive. The favorite Lionfish Roll contains lionfish, turmeric pickled christophine, and roasted local peppers.
Ritz Carlton Waikiki Beach
At the exclusive Sushi Sho restaurant in Honolulu’s Ritz Carlton Waikiki Beach, renowned chef Keiji Nakazawa showcases the best of Japanese cuisine with his expertise and technique. Nakazawa prepares omakase-style meals, pairing different types of seasoned rice with over 40 kinds of fresh fish. The restaurant only seats 16 guests, with seatings Mondays through Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
The Agave Azul restaurant at Rosewood Mayakoba Resort in Mexico fuses together Chinese, Japanese, and Baja California cuisines into one standout menu. The seafood-driven menu offers a delightful choice for pre-dinner cocktails, appetizers, or a light dinner. In addition to unique sushi rolls (their Yucatan roll contains spicy octopus, chipotle, avocado, orange, habanero massage, and radish), you’ll also find ceviche, raw bar options, and ramen.