Puerto Rico


A New Caribbean Surf Resort

By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a dedicated surfing resort. SASS Global Travel has announced its first-ever surf resort in the Caribbean at Las Palmas Inn in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The […]


San Juan Marriott Names New General Manager

By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Marriott has a new general manager. The Puerto Rico property has named Jose Gonzalez its new GM, it announced this week. Gonzalez comes to the hotel after previously serving at the JW […]


Caribbean Home: Your Own Paradise in Culebra

By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the acst-kept secrets of the Caribbean: Puerto Rico’s Culebra. And the little island known by beach aficionados for its Playa Flamenco is also home to some very luxurious pockets of real estate. […]


Your Own Piragua Concierge in Puerto Rico

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It’s snowing in Puerto Rico. OK, not literally. But snow cones, locally known as piragua, are now being offered at one of the island’s best-known hotels, El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, where […]

In One Puerto Rican City, Going Bananas for Gastronomy

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A new initiative in the Puerto Rican city of Corozal looks to highlight the area’s main export — with a focus on gastronomy. Sergio Luis Torres Torres, Mayor of Corozal has officially inaugurated Ruta Platanera, […]

Caribbean Home: A “House of Waterfalls” in Vieques

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Set atop a 300-foot mountain ridge, Casa Cascadas, or “house of waterfalls,” features views of both the ocean and surrounding landscape of Vieques Island. This two-story, eco-inspired property is characterized by its custom-sculpted waterfall, landscaped […]


LIAT Expanding Antigua-San Juan Flights

More service between the islands By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is launching a new nonstop flight from Antigua San Juan, the regional airline announced. The flights will operate three times per week beginning Oct. 27. The service will depart […]

This Top Puerto Rico Hotel Has a New General Manager

By the Caribbean Journal staff The W Retreat and Spa in Vieques has named Nathalie Urban its new general manager, Starwood announced. She joins the property after most recently working at the Presidente InterContinental Cancun resort. “Nathalie’s experience and proven […]

Caribbean Home: An Oceanfront Penthouse in San Juan

The latest Caribbean Home heads to San Juan’s Condado district, home to this jaw-dropping penthouse apartment on the ocean. The five-bedroom, 5-bathroom (two-half-bath) property is listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty for $4.25 million. The multilevel unit boasts a […]


A Top Caribbean Tourism Conference Begins in Puerto Rico

Region’s tourism leaders gather at El Conquistador By Guy Britton FAJARDO – Some of the Caribbean’s top tourism leaders have gathered at Puerto Rico’s El Conquistador Resort for the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, or CHIEF. The three-day event includes […]

How You Can Go Beyond Farm-to-Table at San Juan's El Convento

A new culinary concept in Old San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff San Juan’s El Convento hotel is taking the farm-to-table concept one step further. The hotel set in a 360-year-old convent in Old San Juan has debuted a […]

Underwater Caribbean: A Seahorse in Aguadilla

The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from CJ reader Hector Flores, who took this while diving at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Have a great underwater photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with Underwater Caribbean in […]


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