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The Caribbean’s Best Luxury Boutique Hotels — 2014

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Luxury isn’t always synonymous with large. At these 15 high-end Caribbean boutique hotels – none bigger than 50 rooms – plush amenities come in petite packages. Graycliff, Bahamas With its period furniture and plantation-era styling, …

Suite Spot: The House, Barbados

 THERE’S NO reception desk at The House, Elegant Hotels’ hip, adults-only boutique in St James, Barbados. Instead, there are “ambassadors,” a versatile crew who are ready to tend to every request, from helping you check in right in your room …

A New Place to Stay in Aruba

 Above: a studio deluxe at the Bubali Bliss Studios in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba has a new boutique accommodation: the Bubali Bliss Studios. The 10-unit property consists of 10 apartments and studios in what it calls a …

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 What makes a boutique hotel … boutique? Is boutique just another word for a small hotel? Is a boutique hotel a small hotel with an upscale image, a unique design or a special theme? There are so many special small hotels …

 Above: the Casas Del XVI boutique hotel in Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Santo Domingo has a new boutique hotel. The Casas Del XVI, which officially opened earlier this month, is a group of restored 16th-century mansions in …

 Above: the Baker’s Suites boutique hotel in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff A new all-suite boutique hotel has opened its doors in St Maarten. Baker’s Suites, located on Billy Folly Road in Simpson Bay, has a total of …

 Above: the Villa Celeste Estate By the Caribbean Journal staff The Villa Celeste Estate eco-boutique hotel has officially opened in Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic. The property, which includes eight guestrooms, opened its doors on Friday. “Our goal is to …

 Above: the Oasis at Sunset (Photos courtesy of Sunset Resorts) By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique hotel will open its doors in Jamaica’s Montego Bay this fall. The Oasis at Sunset is a 124-room boutique hotel adjoining existing …

 CALL THEM what you want; Bed and Breakfasts, Specialty Lodges, Intimate Inns, Boutique Hotels, the very definition of Caribbean hospitality and charm can be found in its smallest places.  The sheer variety of Caribbean accommodations and hospitality can boggle the …

 Above: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Kimpton will be managing a new planned boutique-style hotel in Grand Cayman, according to developer Dart Realty. The 263-room hotel would be the first new resort …