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Vote for the Best Cruise Line in the Caribbean – 2017

 What’s the best way to cruise around the Caribbean? Why not ask the world’s greatest Caribbean travel experts — Caribbean Journal readers. We’re asking you to vote on your pick for the best cruise line that sails the Caribbean, big …

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The 7 Best Beaches in Jamaica

 Many of the best beaches in Jamaica are either totally hidden or private, tucked away for a special few. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find some of the island’s best beaches for yourself,  too. Because while Jamaica is known …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

The 25 Best All Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean for 2017

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

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Best Travel Credit Cards

 If you are a “frequent” Caribbean traveler, it’s likely that you’re a member of some kind of rewards club or have a special travel credit card. But not all such credit cards are created equal — and some may be far …

Best Eco-Resort

 It’s a unique place, tucked in the rainforest in the hills above Soufriere, Saint Lucia. This is Fond Doux Plantation, a 250-year-old cacao plantation that is one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. This is an eco-resort, a place …

Best Caribbean Beach Towns

 It isn’t always easy to find a great beach town in the Caribbean. That’s because many of the best beaches are free of people and development and many great towns are more strategically placed on harbors or the like. But …

Perfect Ceviche Recipe

 Exploring the secrets of the Best Ceviche Recipe in Mexico. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor PLAYA DEL CARMEN — I never met a ceviche I didn’t like. In fact, when I’m in Mexico (as I am now) I subsist on a …

Rendezvous Bay Anguilla

 Is this the best beach in the Caribbean? We ranked it number one in our landmark 2015 ranking. What do you think? Either way, this is almost certainly the best beach in Anguilla: Rendezvous Bay. Here’s what it’s like on …

caribbean beach hotels

 Sure, there is the food and the rum and the culture and the people. But the primary draw, the siren song beckoning us to the Caribbean, is the beach. We have long acknowledged that there is something about millions of grains of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes you just know. Within moments of entering a hotel lobby, you know whether your stay is going to be just so-so or really spectacular. And the second I stepped into the open-air lobby of …

 Finding the right Cancun hotels is all about knowing what you’re looking for. If you’re trying to find a great everything-included resort in Cancun, you’ll have plenty to choose from; it seems that moniker applies to almost all the resorts on …

 In the Caribbean, an airport hotel means something very, very different than what you’re used to. By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe you’re traveling with little ones; jetting off on a quick getaway; or you’ve already flown across the country …

 There are great parties across the Caribbean on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to experience the ultimate island experience, the one that you’ll always remember, there’s simply one option: Old Year’s Night. It’s an annual, legendary fete held …

 Sometimes you have to get away. There’s no time to find a buddy to join you on your trip, or you just want some alone time. But solo travel has become much more commonplace, whether you’re in need of a …

 ORANJESTAD — It’s in an old art deco building in a quieter part of Oranjestad, a section of Aruba’s capital you may not know. But at the heart of this old commercial building is something very special. It’s called Wilhelmina, …

 A new addition at Club Mobay By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Club MoBay, the lounge at Montego Bay, Jamaica’s Sangster International Airport, just got even better. This July, a concourse-level annex was added opposite gate 12, offering a welcome sanctuary …

 Where to play tennis in the Caribbean If watching the U.S. Open makes you want to brush up on your backhand, check out these Caribbean resorts where the tennis programs are ace. One Love! Curtain Bluff, Antigua This venerable all-inclusive’s …

Best Caribbean All Inclusive

 The Best Caribbean All-inclusive Resorts have always been about finding that perfect marriage between luxury and convenience; between excitement and relaxation; between comfort and personality. And the Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts is a story you might see in other places, …