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Caribbean Moment: A Perfect Sandbar in The Bahamas

 It’s just called The Sandbar, a stretch of sublime strands of ocean sand remote enough that it’s never gotten a real name.  It’s set just off the coast of Cape Eleuthera, the southwestern-most corner of the enchanting island of Eleuthera …

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Caribbean Moment: On the Beach in Antigua

 Take a brief moment out of your day to dream about the gorgeous Caribbean island of Antigua.  There are 365 beaches here, and the one at the Galley Bay resort is right near the top.  It’s set on a secluded …

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In St Martin, a Dreamy Little Caribbean Gem

 You’re dreaming about it.  No matter where you are, the Caribbean is always calling. In times like these, just a daydream of a pristine Caribbean beach, a breezy beach shack, a cocktail on the beach, can bring a smile and …

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 If you’re at home right now, you’re probably still dreaming about the Caribbean. And for those of us who can’t be in the region right now, there are still some ways to rediscover the Caribbean in your own home.  One …

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 Our Caribbean Moment series is a way to bring the Caribbean to you in a time of unease, a way to provide a bit of escape in a trying time.  The latest edition of Caribbean Moment comes from the beautiful …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Donna Harrison, who sent in this lovely shot of Flamingo Beach, the signature stretch of sand at the Renaissance in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

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 People sometimes forget the sheer vastness of The Bahamas. You may know there are 700 islands and cays, but you may not realize that The Bahamas covers an expanse of almost 655,000 square kilometers. It is not just a country …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sandy Ruyack of Brewster, NY, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

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 Belize has many eco-resorts in its unspoiled rainforests — Chaa Creek and the Ka’Ana Resort, to name a couple of outstanding examples — but this Central American nation also has hundreds of miles of Caribbean coastline on its eastern border, …

puerto vallarta all-inclusive guacamole

 One of the top all-inclusive hotels in Puerto Vallarta has launched a delicious new amenity: a guacamole bar.  The newest addition to the Casa Velas hotel in Mexico is set at the boutique property’s private beach club.  It lets guests …

All-Inclusive Private-Island

 At the best private-island all-inclusive destinations in the Caribbean, you’ll find the all-inclusive experience without all the crowds.  That means the comfort and convenience of all-inclusive in a luxurious, rarefied package, often in some of the most luxurious spots in …

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 The Hyatt Regency Aruba has debuted a new adults-only pool.  The new pool called “Trankilo” is set on a 43,000-square-foot beachfront space.  The three-tiered pool, which was designed by Fort Lauderdale-based architecture firm EDSA, has limestone walls, “living bougainvillea structures” …

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 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …

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 Jamaica saw surging tourism growth last year, fueled largely by a dramatic increase in visits by travelers from the United States.  Jamaica reported 1.838 million stayover arrivals from the United States market, which represented a 12.9 percent increase compared to …

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 The highly-anticipated new all-inclusive Royalton Grenada has officially opened its doors on the island’s Magazine Beach.  The new Royalton, set at the former Grenadian by Rex Resorts property, is a major infusion of energy into Grenada’s tourism sector.  The 269-room, …

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 Sales of the Grand Hyatt Grand Cayman Residences project are surging, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new project on Seven Mile Beach has sold more than 49 condominiums, bringing the sales total to more than $100 million, according to real …

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 Puerto Morelos, the tiny beach town in Mexico that’s one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets, is about to get a major new luxury hotel.  It’s called The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos, the third outpost by The Fives, a growing boutique …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Janelle Paltoo, who sent in this stunning photo in the morning on Meads Bay in Anguilla.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …