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The Best-Kept Secret in the British Virgin Islands

November 18, 2014 | 10:32 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Anegada (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ANEGADA — The sand is white. Not off-white, not golden. There are vibrant beach restaurants, welcoming watering holes and empty roads. Not to mention that this place has a lobster surplus — waters overflowing so much with lobster that the island has begun an annual lobster festival. No one can explain more...

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These Three Caribbean Countries are in a Hotel Construction Boom

November 17, 2014 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: Nassau, Bahamas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There are three countries in the Caribbean with more than 500 rooms in construction, according to the latest According to the latest pipeline report from STR, the Bahamas leads the Caribbean with 2,681 rooms in construction, with the vast majority coming from the Baha Mar resort project. Next is more...

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The Best Caribbean Islands to Retire To

October 22, 2014 | 10:17 pm | 0 Comment


Sometimes you go to a Caribbean island and wish you didn't have to leave. (Or perhaps in your case it's all the time). These are the kind of islands you know you could live on permanently or already do.  More and more, that's a decision people from all around the world are making — particularly when it comes to retirement. There are a number of islands across the more...

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The Best Caribbean Cities For Food – 2014

October 6, 2014 | 11:54 pm | 0 Comment


When you think of the Caribbean, maybe you think of the beach, or the small town, or the offshore cay — even if you live in the Caribbean. But at CJ, we want people to rethink the Caribbean — to understand what an incredibly diverse, vibrant place it is — one with beaches and small towns, but also one with pulsing, energetic cities. Particularly ones with great more...

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Suite Spot: El Secreto, Belize

October 6, 2014 | 1:48 pm | 0 Comment


Above: El Secreto By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor From Miami, it will take you two-hours by jet; 20 minutes in a puddle-jumper; a five-minute golf cart ride; and 30 minutes on a water taxi to get here. But El Secreto, a rustic-luxe clutch of villas on the Belizean outpost of Ambergris Cay, is worth it. Blissfully isolated on a jungle-fringed more...

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The Caribbean’s Newest Airport

October 6, 2014 | 7:18 am | 0 Comment


Above: the new airport in Cap-Haitien By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has a new international airport. After extensive renovations, Haiti's Cap-Haitien International Airport has officially debuted with the inaugural American Airlines flight from Miami. The blue-and-orange-hued airport comes with a new, extended runway for international flights, more...

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The Best Small Hotels in Negril

October 5, 2014 | 12:10 am | 0 Comment


Above: Rockhouse in Negril  By Guy Britton NEGRIL — People  often say Negril is two places; the cliffs and the beach. We say Negril is countless places and different experiences. Some of the best hotel experiences in the world are created by the many small hotels that dot this fabled shoreline, and the variety and range of experiences one can find is more...

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In St Martin, the Art of the Beach Hotel

October 3, 2014 | 12:30 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Grand Case Beach (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE — Bobbing in turquoise water, Ti' Punch in hand on a shiny Sunday morning. It's at moments like these when you're reminded of those oft-repeated component parts of a Caribbean trip: sun, sand and sea. Yes, St Martin has them. But even the greatest ingredients need a master more...

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10 Secret Caribbean Hotels

September 24, 2014 | 7:01 pm | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Some Caribbean hotels get all the love, making headlines for their swanky suites, spectacular views and over-the-top amenities. But island insiders know that there are many equally amazing properties that don’t make it to the pages of your favorite travel mag. Perhaps they’re in less-traveled Caribbean destinations. Maybe more...

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Affordable Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

September 17, 2014 | 12:49 am | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor GOING ALL-IN- shouldn’t leave you out of pocket. We’ve found a week’s-worth of Caribbean all-inclusive resorts where all-you-can-everything comes at a price tag almost anyone can afford. (Note: rates are per person, double occupancy, unless otherwise noted) RIU Palace Riviera Maya, Mexico Just outside Playa more...

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