Best Caribbean Islands


These are the Must-Visit Caribbean Islands for Spring 2015

Some call it the shoulder season. We call it springtime. The “peak” tourism season in the Caribbean may be over, but not for Caribbean Journal readers, who love going to the Caribbean all-year round. That’s why we’ve selected some of […]


Six Caribbean Islands Where You Can Spring Break Like a Celebrity

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Spring break isn’t just for hard-partying college kids; hardworking adults deserve a first-quarter getaway, too. We’ve combed the Caribbean and rustled up six sophisticated Caribbean resorts where you can relax like the rich and […]


9 Small Caribbean Islands You Need to Visit Right Now

We love every island in the Caribbean. But it’s often the very small ones that have that peculiar way of tugging at your heart. Maybe they’re small geographically, or they’re untouched, or they’re big islands with so few people that […]


These are the Must-Visit Beaches on 10 Caribbean Islands

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Trying to earn your Caribbean beach bum credentials? You can’t consider yourself a coastal connoisseur until you’ve planted your posterior on (at least) one of these marquee strands. Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica So […]

The Best Caribbean Islands For Shopping

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor You might not be a black-belt shopper like me but I bet you buy at least one souvenir when you visit the Caribbean. So make it count! Whether you’re looking for rum or a […]

The Best Caribbean Islands to Retire To

Best Islands to Retire to

Sometimes you go to a Caribbean island and wish you didn’t have to leave. (Or perhaps in your case it’s all the time). These are the kind of islands you know you could live on permanently or already do.  More […]

Best of the Caribbean

The Best Caribbean Islands For Island Hopping

Island Hopping

You can have a wonderful time anywhere in the Caribbean. But for the more adventurous, why not try some good old-fashioned island hopping? Use one island as a base and try out one, two, three or more islands all within […]

About Best Caribbean Islands

If you’re looking for the Best Caribbean Islands, you’ve come to the right place. We cover the Caribbean more deeply than anyone else, delving in to all of the qualities that make the islands of the Caribbean just so special. Here you’ll find our coveted rankings and lists of the Best Caribbean Islands, from the best places to retire to the best places to live to the best destination to visit right now.

Think of the this page as your one-stop destination for all of your travel planning needs, with an emphasis on comprehensive, thoroughle-researched reporting that brings you a view of the Caribbean you’ve likely never seen anywhere else.

That’s because there’s an island in the region for everyone, whether you’re looking for a foodie haven like St. Martin to an art destination like San Juan or a good-old-fashioned beach getaway spot like Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.

The only question is, “where are you headed next?”


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