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Five Caribbean All-Inclusives You Should Visit Right Now

 All-inclusives to try right now By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Summer’s over; the kids are back to school and there are still about 15 work weeks left before the holidays. But it’s not ALL bad news. The fall is …

CJ First Look: The New Moon Palace Jamaica Grande

 A major new all-inclusive in Ocho Rios By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — One of the most anticipated renovations and rebuilds in the Caribbean was finally unveiled earlier this summer in Jamaica. Located in the heart of Ocho Rios, it’s …

This is the Reason to Visit Jost Van Dyke

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor JOST VAN DYKE – Believe the hype. The Painkiller, the much-lauded punch they’ve been serving at Jost Van Dyke’s Soggy Dollar Bar since the seventies, is as good as you’ve heard. Maybe even better. …

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 Where to visit for Fall 2015 There’s a Caribbean island for every travel desire. But every Caribbean island is different, and each one has a diverse range of experiences on offer, whether you’re looking for food, beaches, art or adventure. …

  Sometimes an all-inclusive resort is best for a luxury experience. There is that extra degree of luxury, the one of never having to reach for your wallet, of leaving nothing to chance, so you can completely relax and soak it all in …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It has neither roof nor doors. No stained glass windows nor polished pews. And it’s been many years since a congregation has worshipped here. Yet Nevis’ Cottle Church is possibly the most significant Christian house …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Grand Lucayan resort in Grand Bahama has announced the appointment of Juan Romero as its new Group Sales Manager. Romero joins Grand Lucayan with an extensive background in marketing and sales, and will be focusing …

 Above: lobster on the grill at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis By Alexander Britell NEVIS — There’s fresh lobster and there’s fresh lobster. The latter is the kind where you’re there when it happens — or you know the one …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As room views go, a vista of the shimmering Caribbean is enchanting but expected. Guests in Sea Traditions rooms at Curacao’s Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, however, get three times the bang for their …

 Above: the Condado Plaza Hilton By Dana NilandCJ Contributor San Juan’s Condado Plaza Hilton is introducing Puerto Rico’s first SURFSET surf-inspired fitness classes, the property announced. Guests and groups can take part in the unique workout that delivers the “total …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Want to make a Jamaican’s mouth water? Just mention patties and Devon House ice cream. Which one of us doesn’t love a piping-hot, flaky-crusted, eat-it-straight-from-the-bag patty, its meaty goodness promising scorched tastebuds and a satisfied …

 Above: kitesurfing in the BVI (Photos: Owen Buggy) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Saba Rock Resort has announced an exciting new opportunity for thrill-seekers visiting the British Virgin Islands. In addition to a four-night stay in a double-occupancy suite, the special …

Bathsheba Barbados

 What the definition of a hip destination? It’s the place itself. It’s the people who go there — or the lack of people who go there. It’s the locals. It’s the culture. It’s the energy. It’s what draws people. The …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a good reason why there’s a bottle of champagne in this photo. What more fitting way to celebrate this classic Caribbean vista, as seen from Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British …

 Above: a Moorings 48-foot catamaran called “Friend Ship” By Alexander Britell IT’S TWO O’CLOCK on Prickly Pear. Lal has just made us some ti’ punches with the last bit of Rhum St James left on the island. It’s not a bottle that will …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ANTIGUA — It’s as round, golden and shiny as the island sun I’ve left behind. Six inches in diameter it’s almost as big as my head, attracting stares and comments throughout my journey home to …

 Above: the Cooper Island Beach Club (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell COOPER ISLAND — It’s just before twilight and the sea is silver. There are barrels in the sand and a table in the water. On Cooper Island, …

 Above: Cane Garden Bay in Tortola (all photos by CJ) CANE GARDEN BAY — In the heart of Beach Bar City is a place called Paradise. It’s Paradise Club, a beach bar on the sandy stretch of Tortola called Cane …