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Barbados Launching Updated Health Protocols for Visitors

 The island of Barbados has announced an update to its travel protocols for visitors, headlined by new testing requirements and required self-monitoring throughout a visitor’s stay.  That includes the requirement of a negative COVID-19 PCR test within three days before …

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Why We Bought a One-Way Ticket to Anguilla

 If you haven’t gotten around to visiting Anguilla as yet, imagine an island the size of Manhattan with the population of just two high-rises, surrounded by 33 sugary white beaches, lapped by stunning turquoise waters ‒ with temps in the …

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The Bahamas Is Reopening Its Major Hotels and Beaches in October

 The Bahamas is planning to enter a major new phase of its tourism reopening in October, one that will include the reopening of its beaches and major hotels.  Beginning Oct. 15, beaches and hotels will open on all major islands …

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 Saint Lucia was one of the first destinations to relaunch tourism when the island reopened its borders at the beginning of June, and it’s open to tourists including those from the United States. What you’ll find in Saint Lucia are …

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 “My employees even come here on their days off,” says owner Sybille Sorrentino.  Such is the pull, the sheer magnetism of Honeymoon Beach in St John, the home of the beloved Bikinis on the Beach Bar and Grill.  It’s the …

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 By Bob Curley Aruba has always been one of the safest and friendliest destinations in the Caribbean, a reputation that’s especially valued given the realities of travel in 2020. COVID-19 cases on the island have remained low and while there …

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 Sandals Resorts International is opening its first-ever resort in St Vincent and the Grenadines.  The company is opening a new Beaches resort, the first in the Eastern Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be a transformation of the …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most prominent luxury resorts, the Resort & Residences by CuisinArt in Anguilla, is now on the market, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The CBRE Hotels Miami team of Christian Charre, Paul Weimer, Fernando Garcia Chacon and …

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 St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. (Update: all travelers to the USVI must complete a screening form — …

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 It was a major step for the reopening of Puerto Rico’s tourism industry this week as the destination reopened all of its nearly 15 golf courses, including the popular course at the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel, which is …

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 The latest edition of Beaches to Dream About is a vibrant mix of very different kinds of beaches.  There’s a family-friendly beach; a private, rarefied retreat in the Out Islands of The Bahamas; a buzzing, energetic stretch of city sand.  …

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 There’s a humming wind on the east coast of Aruba; a solitary kite surfer floats above the surface of the water and as the jeep pulls up onto to the sand you look around and he’s the only other person …

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 The latest Caribbean Moment heads to the breathtaking sands at Galley Bay in Antigua.  Set on the edge of a peninsula in the northwestern corner of the island, it’s a pristine, rarefied place, where nature is the true star.  And …

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 As major hotel companies around the world adapt their properties to the new realities of travel, the Caribbean’s most famous resort brand, Sandals, is doing just that. Sandals Resorts has announced a major new health and safety measures it says …

curacao playlist

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is the latest destination to launch its own playlist to give a taste of Curaçao to travelers who are at home right now.  It’s called Bon Bini Beach Vibes, and the curated playlist is …

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 You can travel all across the world and never find water like what you find in The Bahamas.  There’s the Windex-hued stuff in the Exumas; the deep electric blues of Abaco; the classic turquoise of the beaches of Nassau.  It’s …

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 Next to smell, there’s nothing like music to spark memories. So while we can’t bring you the fragrance of Frangipani (or even suntan lotion), these 15 songs capture the memory of times spent relaxing on Caribbean beaches, drinking rum drinks …

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 Buck Island. Protestant Cay. Shoys. The gorgeous island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has no shortage of jaw-dropping beaches.  But ask locals and they’ll almost universally say that Sandy Point, on the far southwestern tip of the …