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A Caribbean Holiday Gift Guide for 2016

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 9, 2016

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping, don’t panic! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite island-made and island-inspired gifts that you can order online to delight the Caribbean-lovers on your list.

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The Floatinator Enjoy your own swim-up bar in the sea or pool with this floating cup holder, which is weighted to avoid tipping your rum punch (or even an entire bottle of wine), no matter how wavy the water. Buy it here.

Isola Bella Tea Towels Kitchen clean-up was never so much fun as with St. Thomas-based artist Gina Feddersen’s map-print cotton tea towels, which feature hand-painted illustrations of Caribbean islands. $20; isolabellashop.com

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Flip Sidez Flip Flops Forget the message in a bottle; make your mark (literally) on the sand with four styles of flip-flops and that feature fun sayings or custom messages on their soles. From $22.95; flipsidez.com

Swimming Pigs T-Shirt Whether they’ve already paddled with the Bahamian porkers or the Exumas excursion is on their 2017 to-do list, they’ll want one of these men’s, women’s and kids’ Ts. From $28; theswimmingpigstore.com

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Beach Tray Featuring an iconic beach image from acclaimed photographer Gray Malin, this acrylic tray makes a perfect pressie for friends who moved this year. $295; graymalin.com

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Emerald Estate Chocolate Stuff their stockings sweetly with bars of artisanal chocolate, made from cacao organically grown on a St. Lucian estate and flavored with island ingredients including chipotle pepper, lemongrass and cashew. From $14; emeraldchocolate.com

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Escape Bag Carry-on stylishly with this unisex canvas-and-leather tote that’s capacious enough to hold all your inflight essentials and doubles as a stylish beach bag. $110; adornstcroix.com

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Tropical Gangster Cap Show off your street cred, shield yourself from the sun, or just hide a bad hair day: this trendy trucker hat does it all. $30; samudra11.com

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