Caribbean bubble-pods hotel

This item appears on page 51 of the October 2018 issue.

On the island of Île Petite Grenade, in the French overseas territory of Martinique, guests can spend the night stargazing in a transparent, round sleeping pod at Le Domaine des Bulles (Propriété Benguette, Petite Grenade, 97280 Le Vauclin, Martinique; phone +596 74 69 54, A queen-sized bed, table and chairs fit within each air-conditioned pod, situated in a private enclosure with a separate bathroom/shower.

Three kinds of pods are available (rates, higher on weekends, are per night): the Water Bubble, situated in a 300-square-meter garden with water features (150-170 [near $175-$198] for two or 135-145 single); the Mineral Bubble, with a stone pool (150-170 double or 135-145 single), and the Suite Air, situated in the treetops, with ocean and city views (170-190 double or 150-160 single).