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Checking in to Jimmy Buffett’s Newest Margaritaville Resort

The newest Jimmy Buffett hotel By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I’m not a Parrothead. I’ve never stepped on a pop top or blown out my flip-flop. And I’m definitely not searching for my lost shaker of salt. Yet I […]

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The Caribbean’s Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resort

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Sun, sea, sand. It’s the tropical trifecta every Caribbean visitor craves. But as travelers’ tastes have become more discerning and resorts have raised the bar to meet them, the simple pleasures of an affordable […]

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The 16 Best Places to Stay on This Island

If you’re looking for the best hotels in Puerto Rico, you’ll find a broad mix of places to stay. And what’s not to love about the “isle of enchantment?” Visitors rightly rave about Puerto Rico’s diversity, a unique and fascinating […]

The Best Place for a Destination Wedding in Cap Cana

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It just might be the dreamiest spot for a wedding and honeymoon in the Dominican Republic — and maybe the whole region. The Island Suite, a romantic retreat at Sanctuary Cap Cana in the […]

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10 Caribbean Islands to Visit This Spring

Maybe you’re looking for a classic beach getaway. Maybe you’re looking for an adventurous jaunt to an eco-resort. Or maybe you’re looking for a foodie holiday. Spring is one of the best times to visit the Caribbean — the crowds thin […]

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The Top 20 Places to Stay in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a multitude of destinations.  But the country is so large and diverse that you may think you know the DR when, actually, you don’t.  Sure, you may know about the traditional tourism hubs like Punta Cana and Puerto […]

How Trinidad’s Best Spa Just Got Better

New treatments By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A new line of treatments and natural body care products, infused with tropical and botanical blends from the South Pacific Ocean, are now available at Hyatt Regency Trinidad. With the addition of the […]

How You Can Travel to Jamaica Right Now — For Less

How to save on Jamaica right now By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Travelers this spring will find a variety of special packages, rates and discounts awaiting them in Jamaica. The deals range from budget-friendly to luxury accommodations, in everything from […]

What’s New in St Barth

While the island of St Barth has carved out a coveted niche at the top of the Caribbean’s luxury market, the French Caribbean gem is always innovating. “We are excited to start the New Year with a host of new […]

The Best Airport Hotels in the Caribbean

In the Caribbean, an airport hotel means something very, very different than what you’re used to. By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Maybe you’re traveling with little ones; jetting off on a quick getaway; or you’ve already flown across the […]

Op-Ed: Debt Relief for Climate Action

By Kamalesh Sharma Op-Ed Contributor Global warming is emerging as one of the greatest injustices of our time. Small island states in the Pacific, for example, have done little to cause climate change, yet may soon disappear into a rising […]

Rum Journal: The Rum Awards 2015

There’s something different about sipping a glass of fine rum. Sure, there are great spirits from around the world. But when you drink a glass of rum, you’re tasting something else — history, culture, love, torment, romance. You are tasting […]

Op-Ed: Climate Change and the Caribbean

By George Nicholson and Anastasia Ramjag Op-Ed Contributors This debate surrounding our climate has polarized the world into two different groups for a long time; some theorists maintain that an intrinsic characteristic of climate is that it changes while a […]

The Best Resorts in the Caribbean

The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address […]

The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana

While Punta Cana began with its groundbreaking airport and the Puntacana Resort and Club, it’s grown into one of the largest stretches of connected beaches and resorts in the world. Today, greater Punta Cana includes a diverse range of areas […]

Six Ways to Spend This Valentine’s Day in the Caribbean

3By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Valentines Day is just around the corner and savvy gift-givers know that a Whitman’s Sampler and some street-vendor roses just aren’t going to cut it. Instead, why not spirit your sweetie away on an […]

The Cool List: The Caribbean’s Coolest Hotels in 2015

A cool hotel. It’s not a luxury hotel, or a boutique hotel, or a large resort, necessarily. You simply know it’s cool the moment you step inside, because you feel it. It’s when that combination of design, comfort and intimacy creates […]

The Caribbean’s Sexiest Hotels

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list […]

20 Must-Shop Caribbean Boutiques

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Souvenir shopping in the Caribbean? For the love of God, put down that fridge magnet, shot glass or oversize sombrero. And don’t get me started on those knitted hats with the faux dreadlocks! I’ve […]

10 Secret Caribbean Hotels

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Some Caribbean hotels get all the love, making headlines for their swanky suites, spectacular views and over-the-top amenities. But island insiders know that there are many equally amazing properties that don’t make it to […]

The Caribbean’s Best Mega Villas – 2014

THERE ARE villas and there are villas. These are the latter. We call them mega villas — the large properties with at least six bedrooms that aren’t just vacation homes —they’re vacation estates. These are properties of a different level, […]

The Caribbean’s Best Hotel Bars – 2014

They’re the places we unwind after a long day of lounging on the beach, exploring cities or eating our way through the Caribbean. The Caribbean has some top-notch hotel bars, and we’ve released our second-ever Best Hotel Bars list for […]

The New List: 10 Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2014

You might call it the New List, or the Next List. It seems like there’s a new hotel property opening up in the Caribbean every day, and these are the hotel properties we’re excited about for 2014. These properties, which […]

Nigel Spence: Making the Trip to Jamaica’s Hellshire Beach

Above: Hellshire Beach   By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Firstly, I want to send love and good vibes to my fellow New Yorkers and all those who suffered greatly especially in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and […]

Puerto Rico: New Hyatt House Hotel Project Breaks Ground in San Juan

Above: San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff A planned Hyatt House hotel project broke ground this week in San Juan, following an agreement between a Hyatt affiliate and Island Hospitality Partners. The project, which is expected to open in […]

Bahamas Election: Interview with Bahamian Health Minister Hubert Minnis

Above: Dr Hubert Minnis, Bahamian Health Minister and Parliamentary candidate for Killarney (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell NASSAU — The Bahamas’ election, which already began with the country’s Advance Poll on Tuesday, is set for May 7, when nationals will […]

Jamaica Tackles its Lionfish Problem

By the Caribbean Journal staff The invasive Lionfish has spread across the Caribbean – from the Cayman Islands to Grenada. The continued threat has led to some unusual solutions – like that of renowned Chef Michael Schwartz, whose eponymous restaurant […]

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