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Jamaica Negril Hotel Beach

Negril, Jamaica’s Hippest Beach Hotel Just Got Bigger 

 Since it opened its doors in 2018, the boutique Skylark Negril in Jamaica has been the new capital of cool in Jamaica’s quintessential beach town.  From a privileged perch on Seven Mile Beach to the only Caribbean outpost of New …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in Antigua

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nikki Carriere, who sent in this lovely shot from the Buccaneer Beach Club in Antigua.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

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An Under-the-Radar Resort in Saint Lucia Gets a New Look

 It’s never been at the top of the trendiest places to stay in Saint Lucia. But Saint Lucia’s venerable Windjammer Landing resort has just completed a major upgrade, one that could turn an under-the-radar Saint Lucia property into a new …

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 There’s no ferry here. Just a group of eager fishermen happy to take you on the minute-long journey to one of the greatest little beaches in Guadeloupe.  This is Ilet du Gosier, a sandy islet off the coast of Guadeloupe’s …

 Marriott is set to open its highly-anticipated pair of new resorts in the US Virgin Islands this spring.  The new Westin Beach Resort and Spa at Frenchman’s Reef and Morningstar Buoy House Beach Resort, Autograph Collection is now taking reservations …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Eukene Hernández-Breton, who sent in this stunning shot of a palm tree hanging over the beach in Little Rocky Bay, Tobago. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

 You may have an image of the “Platinum Coast” of Barbados: of champagne breakfasts, torch-lit beachfront cocktails in the evening; indulgent, colorful suites in view of the sea.  It’s all true — but particularly so at one of our favorite small …

 Since the onset of the pandemic, driven by tremendous travel demand, hotels around the world have gotten far more expensive. Some, significantly more expensive. Even a Caribbean hotel whose rack rate might have started at $150 per night three years …

 It’s a sometimes forgotten part of the Caribbean: the northern coast of Colombia.  But the country’s Caribbean coastline has been quietly seeing a wave of hotel and tourism development in recent years, both in its most popular hotspot, Cartagena, and, …

 It’s one of the coolest beach towns anywhere in the Caribbean: Le Carbet on the northern Caribbean coast of the island of Martinique.  While the town abounds with great eateries, beach bars, local shopping (and the world-class Rhum Neisson distillery, …

 It’s one of the most wonderful places in the Caribbean: the legendary Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic.  And after an exhilarating day of 18 holes at Teeth of the Dog, or a cultural journey at Altos de …

 Marriott has opened a new beach resort in one of Mexico’s hottest vacation spots: Mazatlan.  The fast-growing destination has added a new Courtyard by Marriott Beach Resort, the first Courtyard resort in all of Mexico.  The new resort has 195 …

 Our new feature Caribbean Table provides an in-depth look at CJ editors’ favorite restaurants from around the Caribbean, from 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean selections to lovely little out-of-the-way places worthy of a lunch or dinner.  The inaugural edition …

 Think of our newest feature, Beach Journal, as a guide to one of the Caribbean’s greatest treasures: its almost infinite collection of remarkable stretches of sand.  We’ll be taking you on a trip across some of our favorite places to …

 There’s a new haven for luxury travelers in the Dominican Republic — and it just so happens that it’s set within the country’s greatest resort.  The renowned Casa de Campo Resort and Villas has unveiled its new “Premier Club,” a luxury …

 Tucked-away bungalows on a minuscule island in Cayman. A secret oasis in St Barth. An eco-retreat on a perfect stretch of white sand. These are the tiny beach resorts we all dream about during months of endless blizzards.   So …

 Puerto Rico has never been hotter, buoyed by a pandemic-era boom that filled its hotels to capacity and put a new travel spotlight on the destination. It seems like new flights routes launch just about every week to the island, …

 Sandy Ground: it’s one of the Caribbean’s beach bar capitals, an array of world-class beach bars on a single stretch of sand.  And now Sandy Ground is home to another one: Sandbar, and it’s the brainchild of what has long …

 

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