The newly restored George Washington House and a museum within it will open to the public in January 2007.

George Washington House
Bush Hill, The Garrison, St. Michael

St. Nicholas Abbey—in fact a Jacobean mansion—was sold last January by the family that owned it since 1810; the new owner intends to keep it open to the public.

St. Nicholas Abbey
Cherry Tree Hill, St. Peter

At the Sunbury Plantation House you can browse exhibits and enjoy light meals in the restaurant.

Sunbury Plantation House
6 Cross Rd., St. Philip

Cobblers Cove, a lushly landscaped hotel complex of spacious suites flanking a World War II–era mansion, is known for its weekly caviar-and-vodka buffet.

Cobblers Cove
Speightstown, St. Peter
800-890-6060 (U.S. and Canada)

The Coconut Court Beach Hotel is a low-key, mid-rise property within walking distance of the George Washington House. Expect small kitchens in the guest rooms and karaoke near the pool.

Coconut Court Beach Hotel
Hastings, Christ Church

Restaurants geared to the tourist trade are as abundant as they are pricey. Naniki offers contemporary island fare in a unique setting that includes an anthurium farm.

Lush Life Nature Resort
Suriname, St. Joseph