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The 15 Best Luxury Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean 2022

 Being a boutique hotel isn’t just about size. Sure, the hotels on this list, all of which have 40 rooms or less, are not big.  But boutique is about more than that. It’s about character, about personality; about identity.  It …

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Heading to St Barth? Your Villa Rental Comes With a Car 

 It’s the one of the ultimate St Barth vacations: a week in a WIMCO villa.  And now, for the summer season, WIMCO is upping the ante, with a complimentary rental car for all villa stays of seven nights or more.  …

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This Is The Hottest New Restaurant in St Barth 

 It starts with Chef Vincent Gomis , whose culinary resume includes stints at two and three Michelin star eateries in France.  Then there’s the splendid design by Sybille de Margerie and decoration by Michael Malapert.  And it’s all set at …

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secret caribbean hotel

 Time is measured here in the romantic hum of a prop plane.  It’s so quiet here, so serene, that the only indicator of the hours of the day is the periodic arrival and departure of the tiny planes that are …

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 It’s the most glamorous place in the Caribbean — St Barth, the tiny French Caribbean wonderland home to breathtaking beaches, out-of-this-world food and the buzzy energy of the Riviera in the heart of the West Indies.  And one of the best …

le barthelemy

 Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa, the leading hotel in the island of St Barth, has launched a new partnership aimed at saving endangered sea turtles.  The new partnership with St Barth’s Environmental Territorial Agency will see a portion of every …

best caribbean rums

 Those hard-to-find bottles. The rhum agricoles, the limited editions, the parcellaires, the cask strength expressions.  If you’re a rum lover in the United States, they’re all almost impossible to find, even with rum continuing to grow in popularity. And if …

mambo

 The Caribbean’s premier film festival has made its triumphant return to the island of St Barth. The beloved Saint Barth Film Festival “Cinema Caraibes” is back May 4-7, 2022. It’s the first time the event has been held since the …

st maarten caribbean photo barth

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ricky Boirard, who sent in this lovely shot of St Barth taken from Pointe Blanche in St Maarten.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.ocm …

bonaire visit june

 The island of Bonaire is set for its most exciting event in years this June with the launch of Bonaire Rum Week Presented by Caribbean Journal.  The celebration of premium rum will run across the Dutch Caribbean island from June …

bikinis

 For most travelers, it’s the number one destination-within-a-destination: the beach bar.  As travel trends ebb and flow, it’s a constant, somehow managing to survive as the manifestation of our most romantic Caribbean travel fantasies.  Because there’s just something about a cocktail …

caribbean rum awards st barth

 The world’s greatest rums. The Caribbean’s most glamorous island.  One unforgettable week.  The fifth annual Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth is set for Nov. 1-6, 2022 for a week-long celebration of artisanal rums from the region’s top producers.  It’s a …

caribbean superyacht

 One of the Caribbean’s most sought-after regattas is back.  The St Barth Bucket Regatta has made its triumphant return to the French Caribbean island this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  “Everyone I run across is enthused about …

caribbean vacation bonaire

 It’s always been the Caribbean capital of diving, a haven for sustainability and the natural environment.  But now another side of Bonaire is in the spotlight, as more and more travelers appreciate Bonaire’s place as the culinary star of the …

Villa Marie in St. Barth.

 There’s a major new luxury hotel on tiny St. Barth: Villa Marie. The self styled “tropical chic” five-star property is the brainchild of the Sibuet family, whose Maisons and Hotels Sibuet label is on a host of hotels in the …

Flamands

 It’s home to one of the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean: the Cheval Blanc St. Barth Isle de France, the only LVMH hotel in the Caribbean. But Flamands Beach is equally magnificent, a stretch of white sand beach and …

Seeing Clearly

 The joy of St. Barth is that, while it’s a tiny island, it’s full of tucked away spots, secluded beaches and romantic vistas. Just take a quick morning trip and you’ll have the sand all to yourself, like here at …

Cheval Blanc

 The Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France in St Barth is set to reopen its doors for the season Oct. 15, with a host of new changes to unveil. The updates at the Flamands Beach standout include a major facelift …