Month: August 2020

kimpton kawana bay grenada

Grenada’s Kimpton Kawana Bay Breaks Ground on Final Phase

 The Kimpton Kawana Bay project in Grenada has broken ground on its final phase, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned. The final phase of the residential resort includes 12 more suites and studios to the main Kiawah building. Kawana Bay, set …

abaco bahamas private island

Abaco, Bahamas Private Island on the Market for $8.7 Million

 A private island in the Abaco chain of The Bahamas is on the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The 20-acre Foot’s Cay near Guana Cay is listed with Diamanos Sotheby’s International Realty’s Christopher Albury.  The island in the Sea …

punta cana work from paradise

How to “Work From Paradise” in Punta Cana

 The pandemic has changed the way many of us work — and for those who can do so remotely, being able to do it at the beach is, well, even more alluring.  Following recent launches of work-from-home programs by destinations like …

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cartagena hotel allure

 Karisma Hotels and Resorts has reopened its boutique hotel in Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.  The 71-suite Allure Chocolate hotel is set in the heart of Cartagena’s historic district, with amenities including a pool, an eatery called The …

air canada martinique

 Air Canada has resumed its flight service from Montreal to the island of Martinique.  The carrier is operating one weekly flight to Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport on Sundays, the Martinique Tourism Committee confirmed.  Air Canada will be gradually increasing …

dominica safe travels

 The Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica is now open for tourism.  The Caribbean’s “Nature Island” officially reopened its borders to international travelers (including those from the United States) on Aug. 7, Caribbean Journal confirmed.  Most importantly, all travelers to Dominica …

barbados cobblers cove

 Barbados’ Cobblers Cove luxury boutique hotel is set to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Platinum Coast property, set on the grounds of a 1940s-era estate, will be relaunching operations on Oct. 11, the property confirmed.  The beachfront …

pig recipe

 This year, with the pandemic and shutdowns in place, I finally got around to reading a lot more of the trade magazines I have piled up in my desk and revisiting so many recipes and notes I have jotted down …

belize yachting

 Belize is postponing what had been a planned tourism reopening on Aug. 15, destination officials confirmed.  Citing an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Belize Tourism Board said it was “necessary to delay” the reopening of Belize’s Philip Goldson International Airport.  …

barbados hotels more

 Three more hotels have reopened their doors in August on the island of Barbados, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That includes the Bougainvillea Beach Resort on the south coast of Barbados and the Beach View Hotel on the island’s tony Platinum …

caribbean photo buck island

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Creech, who sent in this stunning shot of the view toward St John and St Thomas from the lookout on Buck Island, just off the coast of St Croix.  Have …

saint lucia resorts open

 Saint Lucia was one of the first destinations to relaunch tourism when the island reopened its borders at the beginning of June, and it’s open to tourists including those from the United States. What you’ll find in Saint Lucia are …

bequia hotel

 The Bequia Beach Hotel in the Grenadines is reopening in October, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-owned luxury hotel on Bequia will relaunch Oct. 1, a spokesperson for the property confirmed.  The resort has been shuttered temporarily amid the COVID-19 …

st croix boutique hotel sale

 The leading boutique hotel in St Croix, US Virgin Islands is for sale, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The Fred, the new boutique hotel that’s brought a major injection of energy into Frederiksted, St Croix, has been listed for sale …

st vincent and the grenadines canouan

 St Vincent and the Grenadines, which reopened for tourism last month, has implemented a series of changes to its travel protocols including the addition of a quarantine period for U.S. travelers on commercial flights.  St Vincent and the Grenadines had …

aruba jetblue health pass

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba is officially back open for tourism, following a phased source market approach that first kicked off with regional and European travelers and last month included a reopening for travelers from the United States.  So …

bahamas lyford cay estate

 A beachfront estate in Nassau’s exclusive Lyford Cay community has listed for $15.96 million, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The stunning Orchid House, which is set on a 2.2-acre parcel on 225 feet of beach frontage, is being listed with …

bahamas atlantis paradise island reopening

 The Bahamas’ Atlantis Paradise Island is hosting the upcoming championship of the LOQALIQ golf series, the PGA Tour announced.  The tournament will be held at the iconic Ocean Club Golf Course from Oct. 26-30 as the culmination of a new …