Divi Resorts Launches Special Package for Bonaire Rum Week 

Divi Resorts Bonaire

Divi Resorts has launched a new package for travelers heading to Bonaire Rum Week, the popular celebration of premium rum in Bonaire, which runs June 12-17, 2023.  The company is offering up to 35 percent off stays at its Divi […]


In Bonaire, an Unforgettable Caribbean Summer Festival 

Caribbean Bonaire Summer Festival

Maybe you’ve been to a rum festival. Maybe you’re just beginning a journey into the world of premium rum. Or maybe you’re just looking for a new kind of beach vacation.  Either way, Bonaire Rum Week should be on your […]


Bonaire Keeps Up Strong Tourism Growth

Bonaire Caribbean Vacation

Bonaire welcomed 16,285 stayover visitors in January if 2023– over 10 percent more than stayover visitors recorded in January 2019.  The island’s two largest source markets have shown signs of growth, with a total of 8,383 Dutch visitors and 3,938 […]


The 50 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean - 2023

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All-inclusive resorts have never been more popular. Major brands around the world have been scrambling to add all-inclusive resorts to their portfolios, a nod to sizzling demand for the all-inclusive concept from travelers. But all-inclusive resorts have also never been […]

In Bonaire, A Major Step for Coral Reef Restoration

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Bonaire was the Caribbean pioneer for coral reef restoration. And now the island is again at the forefront of the movement to plant new reefs. For the first time in history, three species of boulder coral have been outplanted back to Bonaire’s reefs: […]

Bonaire Tourism “Has Recovered” From the Pandemic 

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Bonaire has officially completed its “recovery” from the pandemic, finishing off a stellar 2022 with more visitors than in 2019.  The Dutch Caribbean hotspot reported an increase of 12,394 visitors over 2019, exceeding pre-pandemic levels.  In fact, December 2022 was […]


The Cool List: the Coolest Hotels in the Caribbean for 2023

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It’s hard to believe the first edition of our landmark Cool List was published 11 years ago. Today, the Caribbean Journal Cool List is still the annual authority on the Caribbean’s coolest, most creative, singular, buzzy places to stay. That […]

Bonaire Is the Hottest Destination in the Dutch Caribbean 

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A morning snorkel in one of the hemisphere’s most pristine reefs. Afternoon in the capital of windsurfing. Dinner at the number one restaurant in the Caribbean.  It sounds like a bucket-list itinerary — but it’s just a regular day in Bonaire, […]

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Has a New Caribbean Port: Bonaire 

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The Caribbean island of Bonaire is the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s newest port in the region.  Ritz-Carlton’s new luxury cruise line called on Bonaire for the first time this week, with the Evrima ship in the heart of Kralendijk.  The yacht, […]


The 23 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2023

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Can you believe it has been nearly three years since the world changed? In that span, the destinations of the Caribbean have undergone a tumultuous, frantic, whirring upheaval, one that turned from total static to what is today an abundant, […]

15 Hot New Caribbean Hotels to Visit in 2023

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One thing that didn’t stop for very long during the pandemic was hotel construction, particularly in the Caribbean. The region’s hotel pipeline continues to grow, with both large resorts, all-inclusives and boutique hotels of every shape and size continuing to […]

The 15 Best Adults Only Resorts to Visit in the Caribbean in 2023

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Adults only resorts are the perfect accommodations for those looking to get intimate in a more serene, tranquil setting than larger, family-friendly resorts can sometimes offer. With a range of dramatic landscapes from unspoiled beaches to cliffs and rainforests , […]


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