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VIDEO: Turks and Caicos’ Shore Club Is A New Level of Luxury Hotel

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Long Bay is shallow and calm, and at night the moon hits the obsidian sea as if it were some kind of secret lake. It’s a moonscape you’ll almost never find in the Caribbean, …

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What Crystal Cruises’ New, Smaller Ships Will Look Like

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury cruise brand Crystal Cruises has shared the first renderings of its hotly-anticipated new “Diamond Class” ships. The new ships, the first of which will join the fleet in 2022, will weigh 67,000 gross tons, …

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Grenada Boutique Resort Project Nearing Debut

 The highly-anticipated The Point at Petite Calivigny boutique resort in Grenada is making progress, according to a new update from the project’s developers. The main building structures at The Point Private Residence Club will be complete in a little over …

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 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s time to come back to Barbuda. In what is a major step forward for the island’s tourism renaissance, the boutique Barbuda Belle hotel is set to reopen in November. The property is now taking …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the more popular place to stay on the west coast of Puerto Rico has reopened its doors. The Tres Sirenas boutique hotel in the surf town of Rincon has officially relaunched, a year …

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 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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 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 …

 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 …

 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” …

punta cana hotels

 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 …