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The Caribbean’s Newest Floating Hotel Is in Martinique

 Le Carbet: that little corner of Martinique’s northwestern coast near Saint Pierre, a quaint fishing village that’s turned into one of the Caribbean’s coolest beach towns.  And the place that largely kicked off Le Carbet’s renaissance was Guy Ferdinand’s Le …

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Paradise Beach Resort Reopens in Nevis

 The luxe Paradise Beach villa resort has reopened its doors in Nevis, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The boutique resort reopened following the reopening of St Kitts and Nevis’ borders on Oct. 31 to international travelers.  The resort is comprised of …

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Why Bikinis is the Best Beach Bar on St John

 “My employees even come here on their days off,” says owner Sybille Sorrentino.  Such is the pull, the sheer magnetism of Honeymoon Beach in St John, the home of the beloved Bikinis on the Beach Bar and Grill.  It’s the …

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 Anguilla is an island that’s meant to be lived. Not visited.  It’s a place for discovery. For long, lazy afternoons on Rendezvous Bay (Garvey’s rum punch, anyone?)  For beach bar hopping at Sandy Ground. For little trips to Sandy Island …

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 One of Jamaica’s iconic villa hotels has launched its new luxury beach club.  The Tryall Club in greater Montego Bay has unveiled the Beach Club, a $9.2 million project led by renowned designers Tom Scheerer and Craig Reynolds.  It’s home …

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 The CuisinArt Golf Resort and The Reef by CuisinArt resorts in Anguilla have appointed a new executive chef.  The properties have apppointed Juan Bochenski to the role, in which he will oversee the resort complex’s dining program, which includes the …

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 Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island. Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and …

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 August in the Caribbean means hot afternoons, evenings cooled by trade winds and, in many destinations, the feeling of having a bit more of the region to yourself. But there’s just something about the feeling of wading into bathtub-warm water …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s been open just three weeks but you can already feel it. Even in the late afternoon on a Tuesday, you know a hotspot when you see it. It’s sleek, it’s instantly hip and …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There’s a way the sea gets silver, the contours of the dock and the chairs merge with the waves and the rum becomes one with the hour. Here on the southeast peninsula of St …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The Southeast Peninsula of St Kitts is raw, untouched and brilliantly green, one of the most beautiful places in the West Indies. It’s a winding, scenic road to get here, a striking setting that’s …

 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 …

 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. …

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 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, …

 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 …