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In Grenada, a Secret Caribbean Marina Resort 

You feel like you’re on your own little island, peering out at the beaches of Calivigny Island across the way, surrounded by green hills on either side.  And then you see the lighthouse — and you realize it’s not quite like […]

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You Can’t Travel to Nassau, The Bahamas Without Visiting Graycliff

They say this is the oldest street in Nassau, so old it was here before there was a Nassau.  It was here just up the hill from the harbour when this seafront city was called Charles Town, and then when […]

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The South Coast Is Barbados’ New Capital of Cool

The button on the wall at Blush, a new cafe in Barbados, surrounded by green plants and a butterfly, says “press for Prosecco.”  The moment you walk through the door, past the floral trellis and the seafoam chairs, when you […]

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10 Barbados Resorts to Visit Now, From Boutiques to All-Inclusives

Simply put, Barbados is hot right now, emerging from the challenges of the pandemic with a new energy. Travelers continue to flock to the island, drawn to its rare blend of elegance, authenticity, culture and beauty.  But choosing where to […]

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Small Caribbean Hotel of the Week: An Eco-Escape in Saint Lucia 

It’s the late evening and the symphony starts: the breezy shaking of palm trees, the spirited calls of birds; the rhythmic solos of tree frogs.  You’re in the middle of the rainforest, with just four walls separating you and the […]

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An Under-the-Radar Resort in Saint Lucia Gets a New Look

It’s never been at the top of the trendiest places to stay in Saint Lucia. But Saint Lucia’s venerable Windjammer Landing resort has just completed a major upgrade, one that could turn an under-the-radar Saint Lucia property into a new […]

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10 Great Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit in 2023

It’s that perfect confluence: breathtaking beaches, walkable streets, buzzing dining scenes, vibrant communities, all in one place. The Caribbean’s best beach towns are destinations in their own right, where you can come for a day or for a week and […]

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Alexander Hamilton Is Back in Nevis 

“Hamilton, you are back!”  Under a sunbeam on the water’s edge in Charlestown, Nevis, historian Harvey Hendrickson reads his ode to a still-shrouded sculpture on the lawn.  A few minutes later, the bronze is revealed, and Alexander Hamilton is finally […]

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7 Ways to Experience St Kitts Right Now

St. Kitts has been one of the fastest growing travel destinations over the past decade, adding resorts like the Park Hyatt at Christophe Harbour and the Koi Resort on Half Moon Bay, as well as new attractions like the St. […]


The Island of St John Is Back in a Big Way

The combination of no passport requirements, easy-to-understand COVID-19 rules and strong tourism management led to a boom in visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the mainland in 2021, helping to fuel a dramatic turnaround in tourism on St. John, […]

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From Grand Cayman to Antigua, 5 Caribbean Places to Go in June

The Caribbean is even better in the summer, something frequent Caribbean travelers know well.  Sure, the thermometer is higher, but that also means the sea is warm and inviting; and at night, the palm trees shake with cooling ocean breezes.  […]

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A Legendary Caribbean Eco Resort Is Back in St John 

It first opened in back in the 1970s, at the time a pioneer in the still uncharted world of eco tourism.  Now, well, it’s precisely what many travelers are looking for. And now, five years after Hurricane Irma, the legendary […]

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The Caribbean’s Coolest New Rooftop Bar Is In Nassau

It’s five o’clock on the edge of Nassau Harbour; the cruise ships have begun pulling out to sea, a must-watch maritime performance.   And here, high above the water, are the best seats in the house.  This is the Graycliff […]

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Vaccinated Travelers Can Now Explore Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia has updated its travel protocols, with expanded on-island access for vaccinated travelers.  The country’s government has revealed new regulations that mean “vaccinated travelers can enjoy more opportunities to experience the entire island,” according to a statement.  That means […]

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The Best Turks and Caicos All-Inclusive Resorts

Turks and Caicos may have only a half-dozen all-inclusive resorts, but most are located on one of the world’s best beaches and there’s something for every kind of traveler, whether that’s staying with a big brand-name resort chain, chilling out […]

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St Kitts and Nevis Shortens “Vacation in Place” for Vaccinated Travelers

Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated visitors.  Effective May 1, fully vaccinated air travelers to St Kitts and Nevis will have their “vacation in place” period reduced from 14 days to nine days.  Fully vaccinated […]

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How to Live in the Caribbean for a Year

For travel writers like me, popping open a laptop to work on a Caribbean beach is a familiar occupational hazard. But amid the pandemic, having to work while you’re in paradise seems like a small price to pay to escape […]

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All the St Thomas Hotels You Can Stay at Right Now

The US Virgin Islands is open again for tourism, and the destination’s popular destination of St Thomas has a fine collection of resorts ranging from budget-friendly, in-town hotels to luxurious retreats like the Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas. Magan’s Bay is one […]

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Virtual Event to Focus on Caribbean Tourism Recovery

As part of its program to help the region’s tourism sector rise to the challenges posed by COVID-19, the Caribbean Tourism Organization is teaming up with the world’s leading international tourism agency and other regional and international organizations for a […]

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Jamaica Has a “Five-Point” Plan For Tourism Recovery

Jamaica has revealed what officials are calling a “five-point plan” for the recovery of the island’s crucial tourism sector.  The plan includes a “staggered reopening” of tourism entities, according to Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “We do not see reopening as […]

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From Antigua to Jamaica, 10 Caribbean Vistas to Dream About

Most Caribbean hotels tend to sit on flat stretches of shoreline, but anyone who has spent time driving around the islands can tell you that most fall somewhere in the range of hilly to downright mountainous. Volcanic eruptions thrust many […]

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The 10 Best Adults-Only Hotels in the Caribbean for 2020

The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence […]

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The Caribbean Travel Awards 2020

It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often […]

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The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020

There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can […]

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Why to Visit Cape Eleuthera in The Bahamas

“I’ve been coming to this sandbar my whole life.” Chris Morris has been coming to this sandbar off the edge of Cape Eleuthera since he was four years old, since the days when Cape Eleuthera was the “finest resort in the Bahamas without a casino,” when […]

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Where to Stay in St Vincent and the Grenadines

By Bob Curley CJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines isn’t your typical Caribbean vacation destination. The lush, volcanic island of St Vincent is by far the largest land mass in this archipelago nation, yet may be the least visited […]

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A Caribbean Harissa Recipe

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Shifting toward a whole food plant-based diet requires quite a bit of changes in the way one eats and presents quite a challenge in keeping the dishes interesting. Bold flavors along with great eye appeal […]

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Grenada Is Getting a Major New All-Inclusive Resort

By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is set for the 2020 debut of a major new all-inclusive resort from the Royalton Luxury Resorts brand. The new property, which.represents a transformation of the former Grenadian by Rex resort, is slated to […]


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