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St Martin's Beach Bar Capital Is Open Again

By the Caribbean Journal staff It was always a bucket-list destination: Pinel Island, the sandy oasis a short ferry ride off the coast of Cul de Sac on the French side of St Martin. And now, the legendary island is […]


Anegada’s Must-Visit Hotel Is Open Again in the British Virgin Islands

By Alexander Britell One of the coolest hotels in the Caribbean has officially reopened in the wake of last year’s storms. The Anegada Beach Club on the beach-filled island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands reopened its doors on […]

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The Best Beaches in the Caribbean - 2018

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You never forget the first time you see a truly great beach. No matter how crowded (or empty), how easy to get to, how big or small, there’s a feeling of discovery you get when you first set foot on […]


Southwest Airlines Launching Nonstop Turks and Caicos Flights

Southwest Airlines is adding another new Caribbean destination. The fast-expanding carrier is planning to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos beginning Nov. 5. Southwest Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly made the announcement in a […]

11 Caribbean Beach Bars You Should Visit Right Now

If there’s a more quintessentially Caribbean experience than having a rum at a Caribbean beach bar, we haven’t found it. Indeed, it’s the dream of toes-in-the-sand, rum-in-hand afternoons that bring so many travelers to the Caribbean year after year. And […]

Nine Caribbean Rum Punch Islands

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor We call them “rum punch islands.” You can call them pocket-sized paradises where there’s absolutely nothing to distract from your Caribbean priorities: chilling at the bar; soaking up the sun; grazing on some good […]


10 Gourmet Caribbean Beach Bars

A rum punch and a magret de canard? Yes, you can find them together in the Caribbean. Sure, there are great beach bars all across the Caribbean. But at certain sandy outposts in the Caribbean, you can find something more: […]

10 Classic Caribbean Beach Bars

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Sometimes you want to go somewhere everybody knows your name – or at least where you’re guaranteed to get a great rum punch or local beer. Check out this list (in no particular order) […]

The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything

When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about […]


Eight Great Beach Bars in St Maarten/St Martin

It’s easy to think that the beach bar might have been invented on Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. For some, legend has it that when St Maarten and St Martin was divided between the French and Dutch they did it by first getting inebriated […]

5 Secret Caribbean Beach Bars

You take a short boat ride to a tiny, sandy circle in the middle of the sea. You climb on, and all you can see are a few palm trees and a small shack serving rum punches. This is the […]


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