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From The Bahamas to St Vincent, 5 Private-Island Destinations to Try

 You may have heard of the legendary private islands, the places like Antigua’s Jumby Bay and Turks and Caicos’ Parrot Cay. But if you dig further, you’ll discover that the Caribbean is filled with all kinds of private-island destinations with …

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A Bonefishing Paradise in The Bahamas

 By Guy Britton CARGYLE CREEK — Yesterday we saw a bonefish 24 inches long. Today we are going back to catch it.   You can travel the world and back and not find a place that rivals Andros for the quantity …

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This Island in The Bahamas Is the Blue Hole Capital of the World

 By Guy Britton “Beware the Lusca,” he said. “What’s that?” I said. The dive instructor smiled and slipped under the surface of the deepest blue hole on Andros Island in The Bahamas, the kind of deep, dark place where these …

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 By Guy Britton WEST SIDE NATIONAL PARK — Andros is different. Most islands are surrounded by water. Andros merges with water. Water passes through and around and beneath this island, the largest in The Bahamas (and sixth-largest island in the Caribbean) …

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 It’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean — snorkeling. There’s just something about grabbing a mask and fins and exploring reefs, coves and beaches that calls on the adventurer in all of us. But while you …

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 The Caribbean is back and better than ever. That means it’s time to rediscover the region, returning to your favorite spots and exploring uncharted destinations. We’ve hand crafted an enticing mix of famous and off-the-radar destinations, giving you our favorite …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global tennis supertsar Serena Williams went on her honeymoon this week, and, like more and more celebrities, she chose the wider Caribbean region. Williams, the greatest women’s tennis player in history, spent her honeymoon with …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s hard to find a better fishing destination in the Caribbean than Andros, the largest island in the Bahamas and an adventurer’s dream. One of the island’s top places to stay, Swain’s Cay Lodge, is offering …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma was moving near the north coast of Cuba on Saturday evening, heading toward the Florida Keys, according to the latest projections from the NOAA. The storm was pounding the north coast of Cuba, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …

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 Finding the right Bahamas all-inclusive resort is about finding the place that suits your travel tastes and experiences. But when you find the right one, it’s a special kind of experience on a Caribbean island. Because the truth is, you can …

 A great value private island in the Bahamas By Dana NilandCJ Contributor tt’s called Bonefish Cay, and this tropical paradise has a story: it’s the most affordable private island in the Bahamas. That’s because it works out to about $120,000 …

 The Caribbean’s certainly exotic. But what you’re looking for a place that goes off-off the beaten path — the really exotic places, the ones with very few people and a lot of mystery? That’s where these little islands come in, some …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Nassau (BIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas and China have signed an economic and technical cooperation agreement. The grant agreement was signed by Bahamian Foreign Minister Frederick Mitchell and Chinese Ambassador to …

 Above: a farm in Andros (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is “serious about food production,” and intends to secure the link between agriculture and tourism, according to Edison Key, chairman of the Bahamas Agricultural and …

 Above: the new farming equipment (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By Gladstone Thurston Farmers in the Bahamas’ Long Island got a boost last week with the commissioning of a tractor and equipment from the country’s Agriculture Ministry. The new tools should increase …

 Above: Jamaican coconut expert Dr Wayne Myrie inspects a section of Greg Stuart’s stock in North Eleuthera. From left: BAIC GM Benjamin Rahming, Myrie, Edison Key and Arnold Dorsett (BIS Photo/Gladstone Thurston) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian government …

 By Alexander Britell Simply put, Nassau’s Graycliff is one of the elite restaurants in the Caribbean, and a unique culinary experience — indeed, it was the first five-star restaurant in the region. At its helm is Executive Chef and Grand …