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The 5 Best Barbados Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Elegance, style, luxury and grace. They’re the sorts of things that define the Barbados travel experience. And that’s particularly true in Barbados’ diverse hotel product, which tends to focus on the boutique, in size and spirit. The island’s best hotels …

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The Reef 28, a New All-Inclusive in Mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new all-inclusive option in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean’s hippest enclave: Playa del Carmen. The Reef 28 has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya, a adults-only option just a short stroll …

New Boutique Hotel Coming to Bermuda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new hotel project is coming to the island of Bermuda. The Bermudiana Beach Resort, which will be Bermuda’s first “mid-market boutique resort,” is slated for completion in 2020, according to a statement from the …

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 By Alexander Britell On an island where luxury is standard, it isn’t always easy to stand out. But that’s what makes the newest hotel in St Barth just so exciting. This is the Manapany Hotel, a 43-room-and-suite luxury resort that …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In an important step for the recovery of St Martin’s beloved town of Grand Case, one of its top boutique hotels has reopened its doors. Le Petit Hotel, set on the beach in Grand Case, …

 By Guy Britton Maybe you’ve been to the beaches of Punta Cana, the sights of Santo Domingo, or the golf courses of La Romana. But here, hidden away among the large resorts of Puerto Plata, there is a jewel. This …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading resorts in St Croix is planning a relaunch. The US Virgin Islands’ Renaissance St Croix Carambola Resort is targeting a reopening in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to an update …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is launching a new hotel brand. The company, which has been rapidly expanding in the Caribbean, has announced plans to debut the new COMPASS by Margaritaville Hotels and Resorts, an “upscale boutique” …

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 Sure, Punta Cana is known for its admittedly impressive collection of all-inclusive resort properties. But beyond them are some very special Punta Cana hotels, unique properties tucked away on its white-sand beaches, places to stay that offer a different kind …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton This is another side of Abaco, unexplored, undiscovered, beyond the brush, beyond the mangroves. It’s a journey here from Marsh Harbour, a world away from the cays, a corner of the island few ever …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao’s newest boutique hotel has opened its doors. It’s called the Princess Sirena Bay Estate, and it’s a different kind of property for the island. The brainchild of the Ouborg family, the Princess Sirena Bay …

 There’s another kind of feel on the south coast of Barbados; a different energy, a different light. There’s a special dynamism down here, fueled by the St Lawrence Gap, then washed down by the waves. It’s a special corner of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel is coming to Bermuda. The Azura Boutique Hotel and Residences is slated to make its official debut in early 2019, according to a statement from the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The property, …

 By Alexander Britell One of the hippest corners of the Caribbean has a serious new addition: the Serafina Beach Hotel, a 96-room stunner in the heart of the Condado neighborhood in San Juan. Puerto Rico’s first new hotel opening of …

 Global boutique hotel management company ICMI is planning its Caribbean debut. ICMI, or Inverlochy Castle Management International, is launching The Liming, a boutique hotel on the island of Bequia in the Grenadines. The property, which is slated to open Nov. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World is expanding in the Caribbean. The collection of more than 500 hotels in 80 countries has added a pair of hotels in the Caribbean. SLH has added the Trident …

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s hippest hotel is expanding. Puerto Rico’s celebrated O:live Boutique Hotel, set in the heart of San Juan’s chic Condado district, is opening a brand new property next door. It’s called O:LV Fifty Five, and O:live’s …

 By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — In the middle of December, Puerto Rico tourism officials made a declaration. The destination was open for business, and ready to welcome back visitors, a bold claim in the wake of last year’s devastating …