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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 …

A Must-Visit Beach Bar in The Bahamas

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Musically, the owner of Exuma Point Beach Bar and Grill has a legendary first name to live up to. When asked if he is the singer in the family, Elvis Rolle shakes his head and smiles. …

VIDEO: The Wonder of Ffryes Beach in Antigua

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s something special about the blue. When you make your way down Antigua’s southwestern coast, you begin to see it. It’s not blue, it’s not green, it’s not turquoise. It’s a stunning, bold aquamarine, …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s getting even easier to visit the fascinating French Caribbean island of Martinique. The expanded flights are headlined by this week’s announcement that European carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle will be adding another major new route to the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao has long been home to some of the Caribbean’s coolest beach bars, from far-off spots like Kokomo to full-fledged beach destinations like Mambo. But now the island has another …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A beloved boutique hotel has reopened its doors in the British Virgin Islands. The Anegada Reef Hotel is the latest British Virgin Islands hotel to relaunch in the wake of last year’s storms, and the …

beach bars

 There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another famous beach bar has reopened its doors on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week. Following the reopenings …

soggy dollar bar

 By Alexander Britell If there’s one place that defines the Caribbean beach bar, one place that draws rum-loving pilgrims from around the world, it’s the Soggy Dollar Bar. But after closing due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the legendary spot …

anguilla best beach bar

 By Alexander Britell It was the greatest beach bar in Anguilla. Until Hurricane Irma tore it down. But the beloved Garvey’s SunShine Shack did not let the storm win, and in just a few months, has totally rebuilt and reopened, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Days after the reopening of the popular Tom Beach hotel in St Barth, the property’s famous beach bar has also reopened its doors. La Plage, one of the main hotspots on the sand in St …

 The moment you pull the car over the sandy path, you realize this isn’t like any other beach in Aruba. And it isn’t like any other beach in the Caribbean, either. This is Boca Grandi. It isn’t the beach you’re …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most legendary beach bars has reopened in the wake of last month’s hurricanes. Foxy’s Tamarind Bar on Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke has officially reopened its doors. “The storm blew …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Riu is expanding its offering in the Dominican Republic with a new 501-room addition in Punta Cana. Riu is adding a new 501-room adults-only wing to its Riu Republica resort on Arena Gorda …

Calmos Cafe

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was one of St Martin’s legendary beach bars: Calmos Cafe, the always-happening nightlife and culture hub in the heart of the French Caribbean town of Grand Case. But as it did for much of …

O Corail

 GRAND CUL DE SAC — It’s early. Not morning, but not quite lunchtime. On a hot summer day in the French Caribbean, that means only one thing: a Ti’ Punch. The world’s greatest (and simplest) cocktail: Rhum agricole blanc, a …

Warwick Bahamas

 A new all-inclusive option in the Bahamas By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The Warwick Paradise Island Bahamas, an adults only all-inclusive resort, has released introductory rates for the property, which will be the first new development on Paradise Island since …