luxury

Serenity at Coconut Bay Opens in St. Lucia

 One of the Caribbean’s most hotly-anticipated boutique resorts has debuted on the island of St. Lucia. Serenity at Coconut Bay, a boutique adults only all inclusive hotel-within-a-hotel at St. Lucia’s Coconut Bay, opened its doors last month with 36 luxury …

The Best Islands for Luxury Shopping in the Caribbean

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We love trawling craft markets and buying cute little tchotchkes as much as any Caribbean shopper, but sometimes we’re prepared to invest a little more in a pricey designer bauble or high-end must-have. So where …

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The 12 Best Islands for Luxury Villas

 In many ways, luxury villas are the ultimate Caribbean vacation experience. It’s far beyond — and very different — than spending your time in a resort. A villa means you aren’t just staying on an island — you’re living on an island, and in …

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 Luxury travel demand is rising in the Caribbean, according to a new report from the Expedia group. The online travel agency says demand for luxury properties rose across much of the Caribbean in 2016, with an overall increase in demand …

 Luxury in the Caribbean can mean many things, but the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean always offer an experience focused on comfort and indulgence. But some reach an even higher level of luxury. So why not make your next …

Luxury Boutique Hotels

 At certain small hotels in the Caribbean, the art of luxury is delivered in a more intimate, more bespoke manner, with an emphasis on indulgence, sophistication and tranquility. That can manifest itself in any number of ways, from a properly …

 A new way to experience St John By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor To celebrate this year’s centennial of the National Parks Service The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas is encouraging its guests to explore their nearest national treasure, Virgin Islands National …

 If you’re thinking of moving to the Caribbean, there are many factors to consider: what kind of real estate are you looking for? What kind of area are you looking for? Are you looking for a remote enclave or a …

 Stumped for a souvenir? When price is no object, head to these Caribbean destinations for luxury mementos that are guaranteed to please those with a taste for the finer things in life. These are the Best Luxury Shopping Destinations in …

 By Alexander Britell It’s the Caribbean’s most popular destination by volume — but the Dominican Republic has a wonderful collection of properties that emphasize quality over quantity. From classic beachfront resorts to hip boutiques, you can find precisely the luxury …

 A major new luxury project has launched in St Maarten’s Maho neighborhood. The Maho Group has announced the launch of Porto Maho, a mixed-use project that will include two components: The Vistas and Estates at Porto Maho. “This venture is …

 By Alexander BritellEditor in Chiefabritell@caribjournal.com There’s a rule I have. You know you’re in a truly great hotel from the moment you step inside the lobby (or sometimes even on the driveway approach). You know because you feel an immediate …

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 American Airlines has launched a new service to the Caribbean. The carrier has begun a new weekly service between Charlotte, North Carolina and Curaçao in the Dutch Caribbean. The flights will be operated on an Airbus A319 aircraft with 128 seats, …

 The ultimate Virgin Islands experience By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor OK, so you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot. But it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll do if your numbers come up the next time. Here’s an idea: …

 For years, there was only one way to stay at the Valley Trunk estate on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands: to buy out the whole property. But now Valley Trunk is launching a new program: one that offers …

 Is this Caribbean country home to the region’s best-value real estate? The emerging luxury market in Belize offers just that, according to a new report by SANCAS Realty, the exclusive affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate in Belize. “The mid-term …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new kind of resort is coming to Costa Rica. Nayara Hotels is planning to open its third hotel in the country, but this time with a twist: it will consist of 24, 945-square-foot tents. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World has named a new CEO. The brand has named Filip Boyen as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Boyen had been appointed as managing director of SLH’s management …