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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Runaway Bay Beach, Antigua

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joyce Leveque, who sent in this sparkling shot of Runaway Beach in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject …

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In Antigua, the Art of the All-Inclusive Rum Bar

 It’s called Nobody Knows.  But clearly someone does.  It’s just past twilight at Nobody Knows, the signature rum bar at Antigua’s renowned Hammock Cove resort.  Erick is pouring a diverse selection of some of the Caribbeans finest rums, from marques …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Ffryes Beach, Antigua

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Waverly Barnes, who sent in this lovely shot of Ffryes Beach on the island of Antigua. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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antigua weatherills

 One of Antigua’s oldest properties is set to become the island’s newest hotel early next year.  It’s called the Weatherills Hotel, and the family-owned boutique hotel is set in an historic, restored 17th-century colonial mansion.  The property, tucked amid 40 …

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 It’s the perk of having your own peninsula: every day you can choose a different beach.  Because here on the St James’s Club and Villas’ 100-acre property in the southeastern corner of Antigua, it’s all about the water.  It’s about …

antigua rokuni

 First came Sheer Rocks, the cliffside eatery that helped catapult Antigua’s dining scene into a global destination.  Then there was the transformation of Catherine’s Cafe, the legendary beach bar in English Harbour.  And now Antigua’s Rocks Group is at it …

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 Antigua and Barbuda has announced several new rules for incoming travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Effective Dec. 8, fully vaccinated arriving passengers must present a negative PCR test within three days before arrival to Antigua and Barbuda — rapid antigen test …

caribbean antigua tea house

 It’s a most unusual — but perhaps eminently appropriate — location for a Caribbean tea house: in the middle of the rainforest.  But that’s precisely the delight of the new Antigua Vintage Tea House, the island’s new haven for delicious food, …

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 A brand-new casino has officially opened its doors at the Royalton Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Casino Royale, and it’s the sister gaming operation to the famous Casino Royale in St Maarten, a big new addition to Marriott’s …

united airlines antigua

 United Airlines is relaunching its service to the island of Antigua, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier will be resuming flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport beginning Dec. 4.  The nonstop flights will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …

best islands

 Galley Bay, home to the legendary Galley Bay Resort and Spa, is one of the most beautiful beaches in Antigua. Fly with CJ and take a quick look at the majesty of this stretch of sand. To book a stay …

All-Inclusive Vacations

 If you are heading to the Caribbean for all-inclusive vacations, we’re here to help. It’s the perfect marriage of romance and convenience, of luxury and comfort. So if you need to get away with your favorite travel companions, this is …

Best Western Antigua

 Best Western Hotels and Resorts is coming to Antigua. The new Best Western Premier Hotel at St. Mary’s Court is slated to open in the summer of 2018. The property will include 126 guestrooms, each of which will include 40-inch …

Best Antigua All-Inclusive

 Antigua is a different kind of all-inclusive destination: its resorts are less crowded, but more luxurious and more intimate. They’re discerning resorts for discerning travelers. So choosing the best one isn’t easy, whether you’re looking for an ultra-boutique like Hermitage …

Verandah

 It’s a must-visit resort in Antigua: The Verandah Resort and Spa, an Elite Island Resorts property that’s become an institution on the island. Blessed with perfect white sand beaches, spacious rooms and proximity to a national park, this is a …

Blue Waters

 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 …

Solar-Powered Schools

 One of the Caribbean’s most solar-friendly countries has continued its green push by adding solar power to a host of schools. Antigua and Barbuda has already supplied 12 schools with PV Energy’s sun2roof [sic] photovoltaic roof installations, such as one …