Bahamas

The Caribbean’s Best Pineapple Tarts

 A taste of Eleuthera By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Eleuthera has long been famous for its pineapples (the island was the world’s biggest exporter during the last half of the 19th century), so when you visit you simply have to …

What to Buy When You’re In Eleuthera

 Where to shop local By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: When you’re choosing a Caribbean souvenir, ALWAYS buy local. Something that’s actually made where you bought it, by a homegrown …

VIDEO: Inside the Caribbean’s Biggest Wine Cellar

 It’s home to some 275,000 bottles of wine, making it the third-largest private wine collection on earth and the biggest wine cellar in the Caribbean. This is Graycliff, the onetime pirate manor and getaway for British royals that’s now one …

LATEST NEWS

 An old hotel gets a new brand By Alexander Britell NASSAU  —One of Nassau’s best-known hotels is getting a new look and a new brand. The former Nassau Palm hotel in downtown Nassau will soon become a Courtyard by Marriott, according …

 A booming boutique By Alexander Britell NASSAU — It’s a boutique property, off the beach, a kind of private hideaway in Nassau. But the tiny Island House, which debuted last year on the far west of New Providence, is off …

 A new lounge in Nassau By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Passengers have begun fully using the services of the newly-opened Lignum Club at Lynden Pindling International Airport. Opened officially in October 2015, the Lignum Club offers passengers access to leading facilities, …

 it’s one of the more colorful views you can find in Nassau — the island’s maritime hub — Nassau Harbour. Set between Paradise Island and New Providence, it’s a bustling home to Mailboats, ferries, freighters, pleasure craft and, yes, the delicious conch capital …

 Sure, you can spend Valentine’s Day all over the Caribbean, but why not take your significant other somewhere off the beaten path? That’s where a new package from the Abaco Beach Resort comes in. The property is offering a new …

 It’s all over Harbour Island in the Bahamas— light pink sand, stretching wide for three miles on the island’s Atlantic coast (joined by some of the region’s most charming hotels, led of course by the landmark Pink Sands Resort. And …

 Nadine Ramphal’s guide to Nassau By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As a co-owner of Craft Cottage – arguably the best local handicraft store in Nassau – my friend Nadine Ramphal meets her fair share of visitors. They come to the …

 There’s a new official port of entry in the Bahamas: the marina at Palm Cay in New Providence. That means you can sail in to the marina and clear customs and immigration right at the marina. The marina, which first …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patsy Hale, who sent in this photograph of Tropic of Cancer Beach in Little Exuma in the Bahamas. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 The expansion continues By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Delta has significantly expanded its service to the Out Islands of the Bahamas. The carrier launched a new twice-weekly service from Atlanta to Eleuthera and Marsh Harbor, Abaco in the Bahamas. The company …

 A huge new island project By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor MSC Cruises has announced plans to develop its own private Caribbean island experience in the Bahamas. The company said it would be spending around $200 million on the project. Bahamian Prime …

 What’s the best Caribbean country to live in? Right now, it’s the Bahamas, according to the 2015 edition of the United Nations Human Development report. The report, which first launched 25 years ago, aims to explore development not using economic …

 One of the most exclusive corners of the region is getting a major resort project. The government of the Bahamas has executed a Heads of Agreement for a new $94 million luxury resort at South Cat Cay. The project will …

 New itineraries for 2017 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its Summer 2017 deployments, featuring two Bahamas itineraries. The recently-refurbished Norwegian Gem will sail seven-day Bahamas & Florida cruises from New York from April 29 to August …

 A $2oo million project is getting bigger By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The beachfront community of Palm Cay on New Providence’s southeastern coast is unveiling a new design for its most competitively priced residential offerings. The design was released this week …