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Spanish Chain Best Hotels Building Punta Cana Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain Best Hotels is building a new hotel in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the project, …

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The Top 5 Casino Destinations in the Caribbean

 If you want to find the perfect casino in the Caribbean, you shouldn’t have to roll the dice. While there are some great casinos scattered around the region, some islands have a far better offering than others. That’s why we’ve …

The 10 Best Golf Resorts to Visit Right Now

 Recent years have seen a radical transformation in golf resorts in the Caribbean, which is quickly becoming a global epicenter for the game. There are more great places to stay and play than ever, from traditional golf-focused resorts to luxe …

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best honeymoon destinations

 It’s the icing on the cake of every wedding, a chance to get away from it all, a way to begin your new life together in style. But choosing the right honeymoon destination is very much an art. The best …

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 The Caribbean is back and better than ever. That means it’s time to rediscover the region, returning to your favorite spots and exploring uncharted destinations. We’ve hand crafted an enticing mix of famous and off-the-radar destinations, giving you our favorite …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

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 …

 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 …

All the 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 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. …

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 …

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 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 …