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Grenada’s Secret Harbour Completes Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Secret Harbour boutique hotel in Grenada has completed a major renovation project. The project included a renovation to the hotel’s 20 cottages aimed at promoting a more “chic and modern design,” according to the …

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Vidanta Plans Two New Luxury Mexico Resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grupo Vidanta is planning to add a pair of high-profile boutique luxury resorts to its portfolio in Mexico. The company has announced the introduction of The Estates a new luxury development that will debut at …

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VIDEO: Another Kind of Caribbean Vacation in Antigua

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton As you walk through the brick walls and the arches, as you watch the bobbing of the water and the gentle marine dance of bows and sterns, time becomes just a suggestion. There has …

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mexico dream hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New York-based Dream Hotel Group is planning more hotels in Mexico. The company known for its boutique properties like The Chatwal has signed another new hotel deal in Mexico, this time in Valle de Guadalupe. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tortola’s signature boutique hotel has officially reopened its doors. The historic Sugar Mill Hotel and Restaurant is back again across the beach from Apple Bay. The 23-room property has also unveiled a major addition: the …

puerto rico new hotel

 By Alexander Britell The Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s capitals of cool in recent years, with a diverse but uniformly sophisticated hotel offering and a modern, urban energy that’s largely unique …

colombia eco luxe

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cannúa, an 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019. The 27-acre mountainside retreat is set about 90 minutes from Medellin. “As Colombia continues to evolve …

barbuda windstar

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In a very important step for the island’s post-Irma recovery, Barbuda has welcomed back luxury cruise line Windstar. Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials celebrated the recent anchoring of Windstar’s Wind Surf, which comes less than one month …

st john martinique hotels

 By Guy Britton ABACO — Elbow Cay is one of those islands on the edge, another level of away.  But the journey is worth it. You have to leave a small island to get to this even smaller island, a …

st martin hotels

 There’s a certain sound to the waves in Grand Case at night, a reminder that you’re in one of the great Creole villages in the Caribbean, that you’re in a culinary wonderland. There’s a feeling on Orient Bay, when the …

isla holbox

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The under-the-radar Mexican destination of Isla Holbox has a major new addition. Sunwing has announced the debut of the new Mystique Blue Suites, a beachfront resort with 38 suites. The new Mexico property is the …

antigua barbuda hot

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The best place to stay in Barbuda is back. The island’s boutique Barbuda Belle has reopened for the winter season.  This marks the first time that the luxury boutique hotel has opened since it was damaged …

moorings martinique

 By Alexander Britell Norwegian has officially relaunched its array of nonstop flights to one of the Caribbean’s most fascinating destinations: the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The European low-cost carrier is operating flights for the winter season from a number …

le barthelemy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Le Barthelemy, one of St Barth’s newer boutique hotels (it first debuted in 2016), has officially returned. The Grand Cul de Sac-area property is the latest St Barth accommodation to open its doors, part of …

guadeloupe la toubana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe’s leading boutique hotel has relaunched following the completion of a multi-year renovation project. The Sainte-Anne-area hotel reopened earlier this month after a two-month closure to complete the two-year, $13.9 million transformation project. The relaunched …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton The details tell you something. Luxury isn’t always about flash and grandiosity — it’s about the little stuff, the subtle amenities, the things that tell you a place is designed with taste. The Malin+Goetz …

barbados caribbean vacations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening …

curacao condor flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Curaçao is looking to Jamaica for its new tourism vision. The Dutch Caribbean island’s Tourism Development Foundation has announced the appointment of former Jamaica Tourism Director Paul Pennicook as its new managing director and chief …