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Guadeloupe’s LoBleu Hotel Is Open Again

 One of the most charming hotels in the French Caribbean has officially reopened, Caribbean Journal has learned.  LoBleu, the tiny boutique hotel on the island of Terre de Haut in Guadeloupe’s Les Saintes archipelago, began welcoming back guests this week.  …

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Air France Is Launching New York-Guadeloupe Flights

 Air France is adding more flights from North America to Guadeloupe this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning in November, the carrier will operate two weekly flights from both Montreal and New York to Pointe a Pitre.  The Montreal-Guadeloupe service …

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Air France’s New Miami-Guadeloupe Flights

 There’s a new way to get from Miami to the heart of the French Caribbean.  Air France has launched a new nonstop route between Miami International Airport and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.  The nonstop flights, which take about three and a half …

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 Air France has relaunched nonstop service between Miami and Guadeloupe, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is now running two nonstop flights each week, with service on Tuesdays and Fridays.  The flight takes about 3.5 hours, according to Air France.  …

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 The French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe has officially reopened for tourism from the United States, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The chain of islands in the Eastern Caribbean is welcoming travelers who show proof of a negative PCR test taken and …

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 The recently-transformed Club Med La Caravelle all-inclusive resort in Guadeloupe is reopening this month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be officially relaunching on Dec. 18, according to Club Med.  Last year, Club Med La Caravelle had unveiled the …

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 A new luxury hotel has officially debuted this week in the tony Le Francois area of Guadeloupe. It’s called Le Cocotel, and the four-star, boutique property has 10 rooms along with a standalone villa called La Villa. The latter has …

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 It’s one of the most delicious dishes in the Caribbean: Accras de Morue, the signature codfish fritters of the French West Indies.  The team at the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board has been kind enough to share their recipe with us …

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 While the bright yellow label of Rhum Bologne is in many ways synonymous with the ti’ punch (at least in Guadeloupe), when it comes to the archipelago’s aged rum, it’s Rhum Damoiseau that has the biggest presence.  The Le Moule …

 We never get tired of Terre de Haut, the jewel of Les Saintes in the Guadeloupe archipelago. And there’s a simple reason: it’s a wonderful place, marked by white-sand beaches with calm, lapping waves. This is the beach in front …

 A great afternoon By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It seemed like a good idea at the time. Our ship, Windstar Cruises’ Windsurf, had dropped anchor just offshore from Terre De Haut, one of the islands in Guadeloupe’s archipelago. Passengers were …

 You may have heard of it: Terre de Haut, one of the tiny jewels of the French Caribbean, a little fishing village with its own island in the Guadeloupe archipelago. What you will find here, besides the Creole charm, the …

 Far on the eastern end of Guadeloupe’s butterflied island pair is Le Moule. It is a nondescript place of farms and palm trees, quiet and breezy. But it has a secret. In a lush hilltop next to an old mill …

 Yes, there’s one in Brazil. But there’s also a Sugarloaf in the Caribbean called Pain de Sucre, tucked in the heart of the French Caribbean. It takes a 15-minute rocky walk to get here, but when you arrive you find …

 THERE ARE more rhum distilleries per capita on the island of Marie Galante than anywhere else on earth. Three, to be exact, and each is among the best distilleries you’ve likely never heard of. It is the kind of place where …

 An airlift boost  By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Winair has announced the launch of additional schedule service to Dominica and Guadeloupe, the company announced. The twice-weekly service, which will begin Oct. 3, will feature a flight originating …

 Above: an ocean-view room at Auberge de la Vieille Tour in Guadeloupe (all photos by CJ) It isn’t easy to do. To take a hotel more than a half century old, to keep it fresh while retaining a certain timeless …

 YOU MAY have seen the bottle. It’s iconic. The pale-yellow bottle of white rum labeled Rhum Bologne is found at rum bars around the world. Bologne is one of the heavyweights of Guadeloupe’s rhum agricole industry, and it’s in no …