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The Best Caribbean Beaches for Weddings

 It’s one of the great Caribbean fantasies — getting married on a Caribbean beach. But it’s much easier than you think. But when you think about planning a Caribbean beach wedding, why not start with the beach itself? We have you …

The Best Caribbean Beach Destinations

 It’s a question we get asked very often. “Which Caribbean island has the best beaches?” Well, it’s a bit more complicated than that. That’s because it’s hard to go to any island in the Caribbean and not find a world-class beach. But …

The 50 Best Caribbean Beach Bars

 It may seem like a list of 50 beach bars is a lot. But when we finished compiling this momentous list, we weren’t even breathing hard. That’s because the Caribbean is the beach bar capital of Planet Earth, and we …

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 Above: Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla ANGUILLA HAS some of the Caribbean’s most magnificent beaches. But Rendezvous Bay is right up there around the top. This vast stretch of pearl-white sand is home to resorts (most notably the CuisinArt) and beach bars …

 Above: Pinel Island (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell PINEL ISLAND — It isn’t an easy choice. Not here, not in the late morning sun with St Martin’s hills towering across the bay. Here on Pinel Island, there is …

 It’s one of the great pleasures of the Caribbean: a rum cocktail under the sun, toes in the sand, fresh-caught seafood on your plate. The Caribbean didn’t invent the beach bar, but it perfected it. And it’s the essence of …

 A rum punch and a magret de canard? Yes, you can find them together in the Caribbean. Sure, there are great beach bars all across the Caribbean. But at certain sandy outposts in the Caribbean, you can find something more: …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes you want to go somewhere everybody knows your name – or at least where you’re guaranteed to get a great rum punch or local beer. Check out this list (in no particular order) of …

 When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about …

 Above: the deck at SALT Plage in St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts, famous for its collection of diverse beach bars on Frigate Bay, has a new beach bar to boast about: SALT Plage. The bar has …

 Martinique is known for many things: food, culture, art, and, of course, world-famous rhum distilleries. But few are aware of the extent and number of exceptional beaches in Martinique, from wide white-sand beaches to secluded coves and hideaways. Here is …

 NASSAU — It’s simple: Nassau, otherwise known as the Bahamian island of New Providence, has some of the region’s most beautiful beaches. They have pure sand, classic Bahamian turquoise water and, most importantly, many of them are almost always empty. …

 It’s easy to think that the beach bar might have been invented on Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. For some, legend has it that when St Maarten and St Martin was divided between the French and Dutch they did it by first getting inebriated …

 Above: the opening ceremony of the Beaches Turks & Caicos Key West Luxury Village (photos by CJ) By Joshua MartinezCJ Contributor PROVIDENCIALES — The Beaches Turks and Caicos all inclusive resort officially unveiled its new Key West Luxury Village with …

 GRENADA — Beaches have their own personalities. Some beaches are just plain easy, while others are more complex. Indeed, some of the best beaches are harder to find and more difficult get to. But once you’re there, the rewards are …

 The chalk-white sands of the Turks and Caicos Islands aren’t just great for swimming, relaxing and lounging around. They’re also blessed with some truly good beach bars, particularly on the island of Providenciales. Here are some of our favourites on …

 Just you, the sky and a cocktail. That’s the ideal of a rooftop bar, and you can’t only find it in places like New York and Miami — the Caribbean has quite a few. The region is full of trendy rooftop …

 Plainly, the beaches of the Punta Cana area of the Dominican Republic are among the most beautiful in the Caribbean. And when you come upon great beaches, great beach bars almost always follow. That’s definitely the case in Punta Cana, …