Luxury

New Caribbean Private Island Resort Breaks Ground in Panama

 Above: a rendering of the Sarani Resort in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury resort property has broken ground on the private island of Isla Pastor off the Caribbean coast of Panama. Construction has begun on the …

The 10 Best Caribbean Luxury Resorts For Families — 2014

 There are many great luxury resorts in the Caribbean. There are many great family resorts in the Caribbean. But not all of members of the former group are also members of the latter group, and vice versa. But there are …

New Boutique Hotel Coming to Mexico’s Playa Del Carmen

 Above: a rendering of the new Hotel Cacao By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel is coming to Mexico’s Playa del Carmen. The Hotel Cacao, the brainchild of hotel management firm Cornerstone, is set to open in September …

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 Above: the Bella Beach Villa at Oil Nut Bay in the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The Oil Nut Bay luxury villa development on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands is planning to open. The helipad, …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has signed a memorandum of agreement with Sheikh Tariq bin Faisal Al Qassimi on a $120 million …

 IT’S PERHAPS the ultimate Caribbean arrival: gliding onto the water on a seaplane, stepping on the dock and walking right to your hotel room — or doing the same in a helicopter. Well, you can make just such an entrance at …

 Above: the Condado Vanderbilt By the Caribbean Journal staff The soon-to-open Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico has named Nicholas Gold its general manager. The move comes soon after the hotel announced the appointment of Efrain Rosa as …

 Above: a rendering of the Third Turtle Resort and Marina By the Caribbean Journal staff A $100 million hotel project is coming to the Turks and Caicos Islands. The development agreement for the “Third Turtle Resort and Marina,” which would …

Bungalow Hotels

 They’re not villas, they’re bungalows — small, typically one-story cottages that evoke the archetypal dream of Caribbean travel — just you and yours in a detached dwelling in plain view of the sea. And at these hotel properties in the Caribbean, …

 Above: the Hotel St Barth Isle de France By Alexander Britell The Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France will become a Cheval Blanc property when it reopens on Oct. 15, LVMH announced Tuesday. The move comes after global luxury firm LVMH …

The best luxury resorts.

 What is luxury? Luxury basically means one or two categories above what you’re used to. Luxury is about full service, full amenities and about having all your needs met — at any time of day. A luxury property has the …