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Caribbean Home: A New Villa Hits the Market in Nevis

 Above: Sugarbird in Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury villa has hit the market in Nevis. The “Sugarbird” villa, located in the Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis, is listed for $4.85 million. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom property, which …

Caribbean Home: St Thomas Beachfront Villa Sells for $6 Million

 Above: the beachfront property on Magens Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff A villa on Magens Bay in St Thomas has been sold for $6 million, Caribbean Journal has learned. The property had been placed under a non-contingent contract after …

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes at a Luxury Caribbean Hotel

 Above: the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun It’s not something you ever get to see: how a Caribbean hotel really works. Caribbean Journal Travel Editor Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon got an inside look at the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, one of the Caribbean’s …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury hotels are dominating the number of hotels in construction in the Caribbean and Mexico, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. There were 171 hotels and 29,846 rooms under contract in the wider …

 Above: the new Coat of Arms boutique in Gustavia By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s high-fashion homes: St Barth. But now the tony French Caribbean island has its first true Caribbean boutique, the brainchild of entrepreneur …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Villa Delfina took a full four years to build yet it takes only an instant to appreciate. The plush interiors of this five-bedroom villa in the gated enclave of Peter Bay on St John are …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Go big or go home? Not us! While we appreciate all the bells and whistles a large resort can offer, sometimes we just want to escape to somewhere less “mega” and more “mini.” Here are …

Best Aruba Hotels

 This is what you always find yourself loving about the best Aruba hotels. We’ve alway said that Aruba has a lot of great hotels, and places to stay to fit every size and vacation. With easy air access, fabulous beaches, and a …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Anguilla is one of the Caribbean’s most villa-heavy destinations, with more than 300 luxe roosts on its 35 square miles. And now there’s another to add to the island’s inventory: Kishti on Meads. In fact, …

 Above: Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana (All photos by CJ) By Guy Britton PUNTA CANA — If you’re a regular Caribbean Journal reader, you know … not all-inclusive resorts are created equal. Some even have resorts within resorts, the ones …

 Above: Villa Mystique in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff You may expect every breathtaking hilltop villa in the Caribbean, the one with the incredible views, to be far above $1 million. But you’d be wrong. Enter Villa Mystique, …

 Above: “Promises Kept” in St John The latest Caribbean Home heads to the Point Rendezvous area above Cruz Bay in St John, US Virgin Islands for a hillside villa with show-stopping views. It’s called “Promises Kept,” and it’s a four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom …

 There are all-inclusives and then there are awe-inclusives – those resorts that go beyond the usual inclusions to provide services and amenities we never knew we needed but swiftly realize we can’t do without. Here are our favorite “all-you-can-everything” hotels …

 Above: Kittitian Hill (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The long-awaited Kittitian Hill development has opened its doors to guests at its first hotel, Belle Mont Farm boutique luxury resort. Belle Mont Farm officially launched on Dec. 12, set …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ 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 of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Luxury isn’t always synonymous with large. At these 15 high-end Caribbean boutique hotels – none bigger than 50 rooms – plush amenities come in petite packages. Graycliff, Bahamas With its period furniture and plantation-era styling, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’ve been lucky enough to stay at some nice hotels in my time, and more often than not there’s welcome token awaiting me in my room. Usually it’s a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit …

 Above: the new villa at the Amanyara resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Amanyara Resort in Turks and Caicos has added a brand-new villa, Amanresorts announced. The six-bedroom beachside property has a total of 14,450 square feet, twice the …