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Nine Caribbean Rum Punch Islands

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We call them “rum punch islands.” You can call them pocket-sized paradises where there’s absolutely nothing to distract from your Caribbean priorities: chilling at the bar; soaking up the sun; grazing on some good food; …

10 Gourmet Caribbean Beach Bars

 A rum punch and a magret de canard? Yes, you can find them together in the Caribbean. Sure, there are great beach bars all across the Caribbean. But at certain sandy outposts in the Caribbean, you can find something more: …

10 Classic Caribbean Beach Bars

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes you want to go somewhere everybody knows your name – or at least where you’re guaranteed to get a great rum punch or local beer. Check out this list (in no particular order) of …

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 When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about …

 It’s easy to think that the beach bar might have been invented on Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. For some, legend has it that when St Maarten and St Martin was divided between the French and Dutch they did it by first getting inebriated …

 You take a short boat ride to a tiny, sandy circle in the middle of the sea. You climb on, and all you can see are a few palm trees and a small shack serving rum punches. This is the …