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This is the Reason to Visit Jost Van Dyke

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor JOST VAN DYKE – Believe the hype. The Painkiller, the much-lauded punch they’ve been serving at Jost Van Dyke’s Soggy Dollar Bar since the seventies, is as good as you’ve heard. Maybe even better. …

Rum Journal: A Rum Reading Room at the Four Seasons Nevis

 The sound of the shaker. It’s something you don’t hear that often today, lost amid the noise and the bustle of most bars. But at the end of the night in the Caribbean, when the heat lessens, there are still …

A New Kind of Bar on Celebrity Cruises

 Above: the new “World Class Bar” on Celebrity By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Celebrity Cruises has partnered with Diageo Global Travel Americas to launch an the first permanent “World Class Bar” on its ships. The bar will feature “luxurious, interactive drink …

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 Above: the Rooftup Club at the O:live Boutique Hotel (All photos by CJ) Condado is hip, it’s energetic. It’s home to some of the best restaurants in the Caribbean, some of the best shopping. This is the Condado district of …

 Above: the “Tropical Cafe”  bar at La Pagerie (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell TROIS ILETS —It was crowded in the lobby, with a pulsing biguine beat and a group of vibrant Creole dancers. When I first arrived at the, bright-white bar …

 Above: one of seven beaches at Guana Island (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GUANA ISLAND — Does the rum punch ever get lonely? Here I was, at a fully-stocked, fully staffed bar on a spectacular beach in the British …

 Above: the Ensemble Lounge (All photos by CJ) MONDAY night in a dimly-lit bar. Slow jazz plays. There are high-backed chairs and muted conversations. The bartenders mix and pour and mix again. Then the whole room moves. Not a lot, …

 Above: The Rum Line in Miami Beach (all photos by CJ) MIAMI BEACH — “THIS IS a rum bar,” the server warned. She meant a proper rum bar, meaning those in search of whiskey and vodka should search elsewhere. For …

 This isn’t the highest bar in the Caribbean. Or is it? As a standalone bar, i.e. unattached to a restaurant, it might be, at more than 2,100 feet above sea level. Sure, there’s the bar (attached to a restaurant) at …

 Above: 101 Rums at the Four Seasons Nevis (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell NEVIS — There’s a certain energy one creates in tilting a snifter filled with aged rum. It can’t be measured in joules, but it’s undeniable. …

 Above: the new Great House at Kittitian Hill’s Belle Mont Farm By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Kittitian Hill development has officially opened the Great House of its Belle Mont Farm hotel, which is set to debut in December. …

 Above: the view from the “Party Bar” in Montego Bay (all photos by CJ) IT SEATS four people on a good day, and it’s sandwiched between a few beach chairs and a wooden storefront. And this tiny enclave on the …

 Above: the Naked Fisherman Beach Bar & Grill in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has its newest beach bar, with the opening of the Naked Fisherman Beach Bar & Grill at the Cap Maison resort. The …

 Above: Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill Aruba. The Beach. Rum. We like all of these things, and the Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill on the island’s Palm Beach is the perfect place to find the confluence of all of them. …

 Above: the Waterfront restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad Port of Spain is the bustling metropolis of the English-speaking Caribbean, and it’s a city that truly never sleeps. In the heart of the capital’s downtown, there’s one spot that’s always …

 Above: a room at Cap Maison By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will soon be getting its first-ever pop-up restaurant. Chef Craig Jones of the Cap Maison resort’s Cliff at Cap restaurant will be creating St Lucia’s first pop-up …