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The Best Caribbean Destinations for This Holiday Season

 The holidays are fast approaching, meaning it’s time to start thinking about your next Caribbean vacation (that is, if you haven’t already planned a Caribbean trip in the meantime). For us, there’s nothing better than Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s …

A New Way to Fly to Martinique

 By Alexander Britell There’s a great new way to reach one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations. European low-cost carrier Norwegian is set to launch its newest route on Oct. 30, with flights between Fort Lauderdale and Fort-de-France, Martinique. The …

10 Boutique Hotels to Try in the Caribbean Right Now

 You’re looking for a different kind of Caribbean getaway: an authentic one. One where you get a real taste of an island’s personality, of its soul. There are certain hotels made for that, smaller properties that are all about offering …

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best beaches in the caribbean

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Antigua is ready to welcome visitors again after bouncing back quickly from Hurricane Irma, the destination’s tourist board said this week. Hotels and resorts are back open, restaurants are buzzing and the …

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By Alexander Britell It’s a short drive on a dusty road from the Gold Mine Ranch to Bushiribana, where a century and a half ago they used to take mined gold and process it here. Today it is but a …

 Charming architecture; beautiful vistas; vibrant communities. There are some picturesque towns scattered across the Caribbean, the sort of places that seem to instagram themselves. These are the Caribbeans postcard-perfect towns, perfect for a very different kind of vacation or a wonderful day trip, …

grenadines resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you really want to get off the grid, consider the Grenadines, an archipelago of 32 compact islands governed by both St. Vincent and Grenada. Afloat in a sapphire sea, they’re a huge draw for …

 Aruba doesn’t lack for spectacular beaches. Indeed, the island has arguably the Caribbean’s greatest collection of top-flight, white-sand beaches, from Palm Beach to Eagle Beach to Arashi, among others. But Druif Beach, set a bit closer to downtown Oranjestad, is …

couples resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Club Med may have invented the all-inclusive vacation, but Jamaican hotelier Abe Issa introduced the model to the Caribbean when he rebranded his 1949-built Tower Isle Hotel as Couples Ocho Rios back in 1978 and …

 It’s one of the greatest beaches in all of the Caribbean: Eagle Beach, that ultra-wide, ultra-long white sand stretch in Aruba. Take a moment of your day to enjoy what it’s like to be there. Then book your next getaway.

Eustatia Island

 By Alexander Britell No island is an island. Even islands have needs, needs from afar: food, energy, connectivity — no island can be truly independent in today’s world. Or can it? There’s an island in the British Virgin Islands that has …

 They’re far from the crowds, far from the cruise ships, home to empty beaches and full glasses. These islands in the Caribbean are the way it all used to be, places where there is still the charm of discovery and …

 More than 160 couples gathered on Aruba’s Eagle Beach Tuesday to take part in what’s been billed as the Caribbean’s largest vow renewal ceremony. Participants included first-time and loyal Aruba visitors, travel influencers and celebrity couples– such as Bravo TV’s …

 It’s one of the most charming islands in the Caribbean: Harbour Island, the in-the-know high-end destination off the coast of North Eleuthera in The Bahamas, long a celebrity hotspot and favored haunt of travelers looking for beauty, authenticity and exclusivity. …

 Sandals Resorts International is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with another major project in Barbados. Sandals is planning to open a new Beaches Barbados in the summer of 2020, Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart confirmed to Caribbean Journal through a …

adults only all inclusive

 An adults only all inclusive is particiularly well suited for a Caribbean vacation —  it combines the comfort and ease of an all inclusive with the tranquil exclusivity of an adults only retreat, two things have an even better way …