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5 Caribbean Resorts With Unlimited Diving

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …

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10 Beachfront Hotels in the Caribbean for $200 or Less Per Night

 The perfect Caribbean beach getaway isn’t always as expensive as you think. Indeed, there are tucked-away bargains all over the Caribbean, where the sand count is high but the price is low. Serving up warm hospitality on idyllic coastlines, they …

Barbados Takes Taste of the Caribbean Crown

 The Barbados culinary team has taken home the crown as the winner of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami this week. The CHTA event was held this week at the Hyatt Regency Miami. Barbados also took home individual honors …

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Nieuw Statendam

 Bookings are now open for the first voyage and 2018-2019 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America’s new ms Nieuw Statendam cruise ship. The ship, due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, will be the second “Pinnacle” class ship in Holland …

 Bonaire is launching its third annual Bonaire Fall Festival: Dive-Dine-Discover program. From mid-August through early November, the Bonaire Fall Festival features a lineup of accommodation packages, unique excursions, underwater and topside adventures and culinary specials. “Maintaining a continuous flow of …

 One of the Caribbean’s greatest dive resorts has just gotten even better. Bonaire’s Captain Don’s Habitat has debuted its new Namaste Spa, with spa packages available for relaxation, wellness and rejuvenation, whether you’re there for a diving trip or simply …

  There’s a major new Caribbean food festival coming to Miami, part of a regional push to take the Caribbean’s food scene to new global heights. Indeed, celebrated Trinidadian chef Richardson Skinner is calling for the Caribbean to elevate the …

 The boutique Bellafonte Bonaire hotel has added a new private pier for guests. The oceanfront property’s new pier offers direct access to the sea, along with cushioned lounge chairs lined up along the pier for guests. The hotel, which has …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brandi Fleischman, who sent in this superb shot of a french angel fish in the waters beneath the island of Klein Bonaire in the Dutch Caribbean. Have you taken a great …

Wreck Diving

 With its miles of coral reefs and warm crystalline waters, the Caribbean is the world’s most popular dive destination.  The Caribbean’s ocean currents, rocky reefs and tropical storms have also created a trail of Caribbean ship wrecks you can dive …

 Whether you’re searching for a culinary retreat or a luxe getaway, now’s as good a time as any to come to the Caribbean — for whatever kind of trip you’re looking for. Because the Caribbean just keeps getting better, with …

 It’s been five years since we first launched CJ’s annual Cool List of the Caribbean’s coolest hotels, and so much has changed in Caribbean hospitality. In our opinion, the region’s hotel offering has never been better, with a marvelous mix …

 Visitors to the Dutch-Caribbean territories of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and St. Maarten typically go for the cosmopolitan culture and inviting beaches. And they can go all-inclusive, too, at these resorts we’ve picked that offer variety and value along with sun, …

 Bonaire has its first branded hotel By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There’s a new resort on Bonaire, and it’s the first branded hotel on the Dutch-Caribbean island. Marriott’s new Courtyard Bonaire, built in the traditional Dutch Caribbean style, opened on December …

Delta Bonaire

 Delta is expanding its service to Bonaire for the upcoming peak season, the Tourism Corporation Bonaire announced. The carrier will be offering thrice-weekly nonstop service between Atlanta and Bonaire from Dec. 17 to Jan. 6. The flights will operate on …

Coral Restoration

 Bonaire’s pioneering coral restoration efforts are getting a big boost. The Dutch government has granted the Coral Restoration Foundation Bonaire new one-time funding to further develop its activities on the island. The project, which first launched in 2012 with the …

3D Printing

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has been at the forefront of the movement to preserve and restore coral reefs in the region, most notably through programs to plant new coral. Now, the island is taking the lead to help …

Wellness Vacation

 It’s a new way to experience Bonaire above the water. Caribbean Wind and Sun Vacations has unveiled its new program, Wellness Vacations to Bonaire. Owner Ann Phelan has crafted vacation packages for travelers seeking a restorative getaway. The customized packages …