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A Caribbean Carnival You Need to Experience This Summer

 Nobody does carnival like the Caribbean, but the region’s world of carnivals is a diverse mix of celebrations large and small — and there’s more to it than just Trinidad’s famous fete. That’s why it’s time to consider one of …

The Most Romantic Place on Peter Island

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s called Honeymoon Beach and it’s hard to think of a more appropriate name for this scallop of ivory sand, one of five on Peter Island, the private-island oasis in the British Virgin Islands. That’s …

5 Tiny Romantic Caribbean Hotels

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Whether you want to light a new love’s flame or simply head on a romantic retreat, there’s no better place to do it than the Caribbean, where every sunrise brings the promise of secluded sands …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s hard to imagine a beach more perfect: Sand as white and fine as confectioners’ sugar. Water the same transparent turquoise as a Tanqueray gin bottle. Near constant breezes that straddle the line between blissfully …

 Heading to Cancun this summer? There’s a host of options to check out for every kind of traveler, from more traditional activities to secret island getaways. Here are five experiences to try in Cancun right now. Isla Holbox Those seeking …

 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor They call it Bahama blue. But really, is should be Bahama blues, because the sapphire seas that wash this corner of the Caribbean can’t be described in a single word – simply because they aren’t …

 You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some …

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, from the show-stopping Eagle Beach to the white sands of Palm Beach and the sparkling turquoise waters of Malmok. And they get …

 We all travel to the Caribbean for different reasons. Often, it’s for a certain hotel, or a certain island, or a certain kind of getaway. But why not make your next decision based on a beach? We’ve made no secret …

 Bermuda’s Cambridge Beaches hotel has unveiled a new look at 10 of its rooms, the property announced. The hotel has introduced 10 newly-renovated rooms, featuring new bathrooms, soft goods outdoor furniture and interior furniture. This fall, Cambridge Beaches plans to …

 Some islands have beautiful beaches. Some islands have great all inclusive resorts. These two things don’t always come together — but sometimes, you find places with both. Indeed, a big part of the all-inclusive experience is having everything you need — …

 Going to a nude beach is something of an art. And there are varying degrees of what it means to be au naturel in the Caribbean, from skinny dipping at night to Hedonism. Some of the beaches are public, some …

 By Guy Britton It’s been said that some islands have more beaches, but few have more beautiful beaches than the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.  If you are headed to St Thomas for a few hours, …

 Finding the Caribbean’s sexiest sand Beaches are sexy by nature, but Caribbean beaches define the nature of sexy. Why are there so many romantic resorts in the Caribbean? Because you can’t deny romance sitting on Caribbean sand. The right beach …

 Above; Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is Tobago losing its beaches? That’s the warning from Orville London, chief secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly, who was speaking at a recent address in Tobago on change adaptation. …

 Above: the new Jerk Shack By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Head’s up, jerk lovers! There’s a new place to get your fix of the fiery Jamaican barbecue. Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa opened its new Jerk Shack …

 Above: Jamaica Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is planning a major revamp to a number of the island’s public beaches. The country’s Tourism Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill, said this week that 14 beaches in …