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Paradise Island Hotels

The Top 5 Paradise Island Hotels

 Paradise Island was originally the private estate of a Swedish millionaire and called Hog Island. But today Paradise Island, the one-square-mile oasis just offshore from Nassau, Bahamas, lives up to its current name, offering sun-seeking vacationers miles of idyllic white-sand beaches; …

Why You Need to Visit Great Harbour Cay, The Bahamas’ Best-Kept Secret

 By ALEXANDER BRITELL Brigitte Bardot used to skinny dip here. Right on this beach. Or maybe the one next to it. No one is quite sure. No one can remember. Bardot used to come to Great Harbour Cay when the island was the …

Baha Mar

The Baha Mar Is Now Open

 It’s been a long time coming, but the Baha Mar has made its debut. The New Providence megaresort officially opened to guests on Monday, a major milestone for a project that first broke ground in 2011 and after a whirlwind …

LATEST NEWS

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kirk Crumpton, who sent in this beautiful shot of the tiny island of Compass Cay in the Exuma chain of the Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

 A major new cruise port is coming to the island of Grand Bahama. The government of the Bahamas has signed a heads of agreement with Carnival Cruise Lines for the new East Grand Bahama Cruise Port Development. “The Government of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Here at Caribbean Journal we’re always encouraging readers to go beyond the beach to explore the history and culture of the destination they’re visiting. But what if you could do that without even leaving the …

 Hidden away on Shark Creek in the Berry Islands is one of the best beaches you will ever see. This is what it’s like to walk there. This is just one of the multitude of amazing beaches hidden away in …

 What’s being billed as the world’s first off-the-grid sustainable island destination has officially launched off the coast of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. It’s called STAR Island Bahamas, with STAR short for Sustainable Terrain and Resources, and it held its grand …

 It’s not just swimming pigs. While the Bahamas is famous for its maritime pigs in the Exumas archipelago, they aren’t the only animals that take to the sea. The Bahamas even has swimming dogs. Watch Dolly, the most popular dog …

Hermitage Cat Island

 Perched atop the highest point of land in the entire Bahamas sits one of the most amazing and curious structures you will ever see in the Caribbean. This is The Hermitage on Cat Island Bahamas; a church, a place of refuge and …

Cat Island

 It’s the great Caribbean beach destination you didn’t even know existed, filled with impossibly long stretches of white (and pink) sand and miles to go before you spot another traveler. This is Cat Island, and it’s the island you’ve been …

 American Airlines is adding a new route to the Bahamas for the summer. The carrier has announced a new seasonal summer route from Charlotte to George Town, Exuma. The new route is the only additional summer Caribbean route the carrier …

 Over the past four years, Bahamian Project photographers have created more than 120 high-quality portraits that capture the spirit of the people of the Bahamas. These archival portraits hold great historical, social and cultural significance as they convey a visual statement …

 It’s one of the most charming small hotels in the Bahamas: the historic Peace and Plenty inn, set in the heart of George Town. A favorite of many a celebrity over the years, it’s now a throwback to another era …

 There isn’t really anywhere like this in all of the Caribbean — and we can’t say that enough about this place. This is the Exuma archipelago, filled with a seemingly endless number of pristine, untouched cays and some of the …

Palm Cay

 Taking your boat to a weekend getaway in the Exumas. An afternoon at the fish fry. Or just lounging on the beach. They’re all great ways for ocean lovers to spend their time in the Bahamas — and they’re even bigger …

Royal Caribbean Bahamas

 Royal Caribbean International has announced a major new enhancement project at its CocoCay private island destination in the Bahamas. The project will include the construction of a new pier, additional guest features and amenities and a push to help vendors …

 The highly anticipated SLS Baha Mar is targeting an opening date in the fourth quarter of this year, according to the company. The resort will form part of the wider Baha Mar complex, which is hoping for an April debut …