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The Caribbean’s Coolest New Beach Bar Is In St Maarten

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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 […]


Rum Journal: Soggy Dollar Rum, a Journey to the BVI in a Bottle

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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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VIDEO: In St Kitts, The Art of the Beach Hotspot

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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 […]


St Kitts' Cockleshell Bay Is the Caribbean's Newest Beach Bar Capital

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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 […]

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 Cotroneo CJ 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 […]


VIDEO: The Wonder of Ffryes Beach in Antigua

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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, […]

Norwegian Is Adding More Nonstop Flights to Martinique

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 […]

A Cool New Beach Bar in Curaçao

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 […]


A Secret Beach Bar in Abaco

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 […]

The Anegada Reef Hotel Is Back

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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 […]

11 Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2018

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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 […]


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