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Virgin Voyages Launches Bookings, Reveals Bimini as New Destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Virgin Voyages just crossed a major threshold. It’s officially open for business. Sir Richard Branson’s new adults-only cruise line launched bookings on Thursday for its new-build Scarlet Lady ship, which will be sailing …

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7 Adults-Only Resorts to Try Right Now

 Sometimes we just want some time to ourselves. And thats where the adults-only resort comes in. But the concept of the adults-only resort has diversified in recent years. Today, adults-only resorts have moved beyond simply being enclaves of quiet and …

Atlantis Paradise Island’s Cafe Martinique Gets a New Chef

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Bahamas’ most venerable eateries is getting a new injection of culinary energy. Atlantis Paradise Island has named Chef Alessio Pitzalis as the new Head Chef of its Café Martinique restaurant. Pitzalis will guide …

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caribbean beach hotels

 You didn’t want to spend 20 minutes walking from your room to get to the beach. That’s not why you’re here. You made the long journey so you could spend your vacation lazing on the sand, rum punch (or just …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is planning what officials are calling a “mega” cruise port in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The “Grand Port” project is slated for completion in late 2021. according to a statement from the government …

bahamas cat island flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Bahamas’ great undiscovered destinations, the island of Cat Island is putting itself on the travel map in a big way of late — and now it’s about to get a whole …

caribbean valentines day

 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

sunsail caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury boat charter firm Sunsail is adding a pair of new Lagoon catamarans to its Caribbean fleet, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has added two new Lagoon-made models: the Sunsail 464 (Lagoon 46) and …

Bahamas Resorts Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two resorts (and a private island) have been listed for sale in The Bahamas — and they’re all on up-and-coming Cat Island. Nassau-based real estate brokerage firm Engel & Volkers Bahamas has listed the three properties …

Bahamas MSC Ocean Cay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MSC Cruises has revealed more details at its new, soon-to-launch Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve private island destination. The new cruise stop in The Bahamas will officially debut Nov. 9, according to the company. The …

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 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s first-ever residential resort in The Bahamas is making progress toward a highly-anticipated debut. One Particular Harbour at The Pointe is set at the $250 million Margaritaville at The Pointe development in the heart …

best caribbean islands

 Forget everything you know about the Caribbean. Because the Caribbean is more diverse, more adventurous and more energetic than ever before — and it’s time to start discovering the region’s wonders in an entirely new way. That means taking new …

Nassau Fly

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau is booming right now, with surging arrivals, new places to stay and a host of hot new eateries. And now there’s another new way to fly the capital of The Bahamas, as part of …

paradise island villa auction

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most luxurious villas on The Bahamas’ Paradise Island is heading to auction. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 5,334-square-foot villa is set on a quarter-acre waterfront lot on the western end of Paradise Island, according …

expedia caribbean four star

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Demand for four and five-star hotels is surging right now in the Caribbean, according to new data from Expedia Group. Demand for four and five-star-classified properties jumped in the first three quarters of 2018 compared …