The Best Caribbean Hotels

Best Hotels in St. John

The Best Hotels in St. John

 You can’t fly into St. John (catch a plane to St. Thomas (find St Thomas hotels here) and then hop the ferry over) but its behind-the-gateway location only adds to the appeal of the smallest U.S. Virgin Island. Once you …

Blue Waters

VIDEO: Blue Waters: The Best-Kept Secret in Antigua

 Some hotels are timeless. They take you to another era, another world. They make you feel like you’ve arrived somewhere different, somewhere special. The Blue Waters Hotel is precisely that kind of hotel. First opened in 1960, Antigua’s Blue Waters …

Small Caribbean Hotels

10 Small Caribbean Hotels to Visit Right Now

 There’s often something special about a well-executed small hotel. It’s more intimate, it’s more personal, it’s more soulful. And the Caribbean is full of precisely such places, from hillside retreats to beachfront boutiques. These are places with personality, where quality …

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Most Stylish Hotels

 There are grand hotels and there are beautiful hotels in the Caribbean, small and large, boutique and all-inclusive. But what makes a hotel stylish? It’s that extra attention to detail, that extra emphasis on design and creativity. It’s about seeing …

Best Playa del Carmen Hotel

 For someone who loves the Caribbean, hotels and shopping as much as I do, staying at Mexico’s Thompson Playa Del Carmen feels like winning the lottery. It’s nothing less than a fantasy fulfilled, a mash-up of all my passions delivered …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes you just know. Within moments of entering a hotel lobby, you know whether your stay is going to be just so-so or really spectacular. And the second I stepped into the open-air lobby of …

 By Alexander Britell There are so many different kinds of Caribbean hotels, depending on the time of year, the kind of trip, the budget and the needs of the traveler. But ultimately what we’re always looking for is a hotel …

 There are few places that better capture the fantasy of an island vacation than the BVI. It’s always about the water here, about exploring, about discovery, whether you have a boat or not. You are simply drawn to hop the islands, …

best hotel in aruba

 A Dutch Caribbean gem By Alexander Britell There’s something special about the air here. Maybe it’s the breezes from Eagle Beach, or the dry heat of Aruba. Actually, it’s something far simpler: an in-room air purifier and dehumidifier. This is …

 It’s often been said that if you have to ask how much something costs, you can’t afford it. The same is true of cool — if you have to ask why a place is cool, you’re never going to get it. …

 In the Caribbean, an airport hotel means something very, very different than what you’re used to. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe you’re traveling with little ones; jetting off on a quick getaway; or you’ve already flown across the country …

 The word “affordable” means so many different things to so many different travelers. That’s why with our newest “Affordable Caribbean” list, we decided to start with a price point, making it as helpful as possible for CJ readers. While prices can …

 There are many ways to plan a great Caribbean trip — and a few wrong ways too. One way is to focus on where you want to go. But another is to focus on where you want to stay —  to focus your …

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address …

 Exploring the Queen’s Gardens By Alexander Britell SABA — I don’t eat lobster very often. Sure, I like it. But when I go to a restaurant that seems good, I always feel that the way to see what the restaurant …

 In June, the US Census Bureau announced that for the first time, Millennials, or people born between 1982 and 2000, now outnumber baby boomers, numbering 83.1 million in the US. That means a huge and booming travel population that will …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Crystal clear waters, lush rainforests and thriving coral reefs are St Vincent and the Grenadines’ stock in trade, but after a day spent exploring “Vincy” and the idyllic archipelago of 31 other islands (which includes Bequia, …

 Snorkeling. It’s by far one of the most popular activities in the Caribbean, enjoyed by anyone and everyone, by travelers of almost all ages. It’s what you daydream about when you’re planning a Caribbean trip: warm water, abundant sea life, …