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Saying Hola to Jost Van Dyke

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

Rum Journal: Dominica’s Hi-Rise Beach Bar

 It’s on the water. There’s sand. It must be a beach. While Roseau’s most popular beach bar isn’t actually on the beach, you might think so after a rum punch or two. This is the Hi-Rise Beach Bar, a lively …

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Turks and Caicos Gets a Pop-Up Rosé Bar

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to sip rosé this summer in Turks and Caicos. The Gansevoort Turks + Caicos has launched the new pop-up rosé bar called Pink Bar. The bar, which just opened its doors …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Anguilla’s Zemi Beach House hotel has relaunched its main bar, now called the Bohio Lounge. Previously known as The Bar & Lounge, the rename pays homage to the original indigenous people of Anguilla, the Taino Indians. …

 It’s the first thing you see — the thing your eyes are drawn to — when you walk to the start of the ferry dock on Harbour Island in The Bahamas, a warm white-and-blue sign that says “Harbour Bar.” But …

 By Guy Britton Long Island is on the edge. The eastern side of this island in The Bahamas plunges to depths of 1,000 feet right offshore; there are striking cliffs that stand up to the sea. The ocean meets the …

Pinneys Beach at the Four Seasons.

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Nevis is reimagining some of its culinary concepts as part of its wider enhancement program. The property, which will soon kick off a redesign of all 196 guest rooms and suites, has …

 By Alexander Britell Martinique has no shortage of must-visit beach towns, from historic Saint Pierre to the up-and-coming destination of Le Diamant. But if there’s one beach town that exemplifies French Caribbean cool on this island, it’s Le Carbet, the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most exclusive private island resorts is making a comeback this summer. The British Virgin Islands’ Guana Island is slated to make its post-Irma return in July, according to a statement from …

 By Alexander Britell The Great Abaco Highway is an empty road, straddled by slash pines; the miles pass by like  waves. Getting here is a long drive on the highway from just about anywhere in Abaco, hidden away at the …

le toiny st barth

 By Alexander Britell Another one of the top hotels in St Barth is planning a relaunch. The ultra-luxe Hotel Le Toiny is planning to reopen Oct. 15, the property announced in a statement this week. Reservations are already open for …

the fred caribbean boutique hotel awards

 By Alexander Britell Something is happening in Frederiksted. This historic town on the western edge of the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has long lived in the shadow of its bigger, more famous twin, Christiansted, on …

barbados adults only

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new way to stay on Barbados’ platinum coast. And it’s rather special. Barbados’ Elegant Hotels has done it again with the debut of the totally transformed adults-only Treasure Beach, a modern but charming, luxurious retreat …

bougainvillea barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bougainvillea Beach Resort in Barbados has announced a rebranding. The resort is now called Bougainvillea Barbados, having also unveiled a “transformative” multimillion-dollar renovation, according to the property. The renovation project included newly redesigned indoor …

Comfort Suites

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Comfort Suites Paradise Island has named Yasmine Mills-Strachan as its new Director of Sales. Strachan joined the Comfort Suites Paradise Island team in May 2014 as Sales Manager in the Sales and Marketing Department, and was …

caribbean travel

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the most legendary New Year’s Eve party in the Caribbean, and it’s back on for Dec. 31. The British Virgin Islands’ world-famous Foxy’s Old Year’s Night party is going ahead as planned this year, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Norman Island is making a quick recovery in the wake of last month’s hurricanes. The island’s famous Club restaurant and bar is being renovated and will soon be ready to receive …