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Riu All-Inclusive Negril

Riu Reopening Tropical Bay All-Inclusive in Negril

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has embarked on a broad renovation and expansion push in the Caribbean, with another revamped hotel set to relaunch. This time it’s the Riu Palace Tropical Bay, one of the two Riu all-inclusives in …

Dominica, the Caribbean’s Adventure Island

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton We’re somewhere in the Roseau Valley, stopped on a cliffside, looking out at imposing, massive green mountains and a scattering of homes dotted on the lowlands. We’ve been spending the day winding on these …

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Margaritaville Grand Cayman to Relaunch in November

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman’s Margaritaville Beach Resort is planning a major relaunch Nov. 1. The 285-room property has completed a “massive overhaul,” including the addition of more than 8,500 square feet of meeting space, a new fitness …

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turks and caicos luxury

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another top hotel project is coming to Turks and Caicos. It’s called Turks Cay, and the new beachfront luxury hotel will be set on the site of the former Third Turtle Inn in Providenciales, a …

glamping antigua

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The glamping, or luxury camping, trend has made its way to the Caribbean in recent years, most recently at the now-legendary Anegada Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands. And now it’s made its way …

san juan hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in Isla Verde is getting a new look. The Verdanza Hotel in San Juan’s beachy neighborhood of Isla Verde is undergoing a $3 million renovation that will cover all 222 …

caribbean photo anegada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Pat Murfey, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Anegada in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the …

ritz carlton puerto rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s most luxurious resort has completed its post-Hurricane Irma recovery. Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve reopens its doors Monday, a significant step for the burgeoning luxury travel market in Puerto Rico — and for the …

caribbean boutique hotel awards

 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

caribbean nevis pinneys

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal readers Bill and Cynthia Gray, who sent in this lovely shot of the iconic Pinneys Beach in Nevis. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

negril all-inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive brand Karisma is adding a new members-only wing at its Azul Beach Resort Negril in Jamaica, the property announced this week. The new room section, which will debut in November, will be exclusively for …

turks and caicos andaz

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt is planning a major new hotel in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The company has announced plans to debut the Andaz Turks and Caicos at Grace Bay in 2021. The project, which will be …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Beach Enclave villa company in Turks and Caicos is expanding this fall with a new collection on Providenciales’ Long Bay. The new Beach Enclave Long Bay will include three villa rental opportunities in a …

st barth resort

 By Alexander Britell It’s shaping up to be a rather exciting season in St Barth, as the island braces for a wave of major hotel reopenings — and returning travelers. The first fall relaunch is coming late next month, when …

 By Guy Britton PLAYA DEL CARMEN — Fifth Avenue is alive at night, teeming with sound and color, filled with crowds and flavor. By day, there’s another melody, leisurely and light, a place to stroll and warm up before cooling off …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s time to come back to Barbuda. In what is a major step forward for the island’s tourism renaissance, the boutique Barbuda Belle hotel is set to reopen in November. The property is now taking …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joani Zaccaro, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

cayman islands hotels

 While it may be home to Seven Mile Beach, one of the most remarkable beaches anywhere on earth, the Cayman Islands is so much more than just a single stretch of beach. But it’s also so much more than just …