All-Inclusive

Melia Braco Village Coming to Jamaica

 The new Melia Braco Village is eyeing a January opening. The Spanish hotel company’s first hotel in Jamaica is now taking bookings for stays beginning Jan. 23, according to the company’s Web site. The all-inclusive resort will include five a …

A Big New Hotel Opens in Haiti

 Haiti has its first major all-inclusive resort in decades. In what could provide a significant boost to the country’s inchoate tourism sector, the onetime Club Med property on Haiti’s Cote des Arcadins has been transformed into the new Royal Decameron …

10 Great Resorts to Visit Right Now

 The Caribbean has the best resorts, and the best all-inclusive resorts right now. Those aren’t always the same thing. But sometimes you need more than that — you need the ultimate all-inclusive resort. That’s where these come in. We’ve long said that …

LATEST NEWS

 The Divi Aruba all inclusive resort is expanding. The property has already opened its new Pure Lime Mexican-themed restaurant, and will open a new “pool-view” building in January. The latter will include 60 rooms, all of which will have built …

 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 — …

 A new all-inclusive in Cancun By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Hyatt Ziva Cancun has officially opened on Punta Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, the 547-suite all-inclusive resort features nine restaurants; six bars …

 Another new option in Mexico By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Vallarta has a new all-inclusive resort. The Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta has officially opened its doors, the newest adults-only all-inclusive in the area. The property has 443 suites, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive resort has debuted in the Mexican Caribbean. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya officially opened and welcomed its first guests on Nov. 4. It is the 17th Secrets-branded all-inclusive resort. The adults-only property …

 By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — We had questions. Was it Zilara and Ziva or Ziva and Zilara? And which one was which?  Apparently others have the same questions, so on a recent trip to Jamaica we made a reservation …

holiday inn jamaica

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guests at the all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay will enjoy an easy, affordable way to hit the links with the launch of a new Golf Away package. The package – available to adults ages 18 …

sandos playacar

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor PLAYA DEL CARMEN – From solicitous butlers to speed boats and free phone calls, Caribbean all-inclusive resorts are upping the ante when it comes to perks and inclusions. The latest to catch our attention: Sandos …

st james's club and villas

 THEY ARE some of the sweetest spots in all of Antigua and Barbuda. The little coves, the little bays, the places where the water seems to stand still, waiting for a wade or a paddle or an afternoon swim. Antigua is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all inclusive resort is opening soon in Haiti. The opening of the Royal Decameron could prove to be a major boost to Haiti’s nascent tourism sector. The property is slated to debut …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Serenity will be just a suite away at Club Med Punta Cana when the new Zen Oasis section of the resort is unveiled on Dec. 19. Exclusively for adults, the enclave will comprise 78 new …

 Blue Diamond Resorts has announced the addition of Aguas Azules to its portfolio of all-inclusive resorts in Cuba. Located just 45 minutes from Varadero Airport and 15 minutes from downtown, Aguas Azules occupies a stretch of Varadero’s famous beachfront, and …

 A major new project in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts has broken ground on a significant new development in the Dominican Republic’s tourist hub of Punta Cana. The project, Excellence El …

 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 …

 A Punta Cana resort gets eco-friendlier By Dana NilandCJ Contributor CHIC Punta Cana by Royalton Luxury Resorts has completed the installation of a new Electro-Chemical Activation Technology and Green Chemical program for its kitchens and housekeeping services. The eco-friendly cleaning …