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VIDEO: Checking in to Peter Island, The Iconic Private Island Resort

 “This could be a country.” That’s the thought you have surveying the natural wonders of Peter Island, a private island that feels even bigger than its nearly 1800 acres. Five white-sand beaches, stunning cliffs, gardens — it’s a haul that …

VIDEO: Richard Branson’s New Underwater Destination in the BVI

 It’s perhaps the most exciting addition to the Caribbean underwater scene in years: the BVI Art Reef, the brainchild of a group of conservationists led by BVI resident Sir Richard Branson. It’s called the BVI Art Reef, and an underwater …

10 Caribbean Farm-to-Table Resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sure, good hotel cuisine requires an experienced and inventive chef. But at the end of the day, it’s the raw ingredients that really make the meal. And when those ingredients come fresh from the resort’s …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What makes arriving at a private-island resort even sweeter? In the British Virgin Islands, it’s the welcome beverage served to guests at Peter Island Resort & Spa. Zesty, sweet and spiked, if you like, with …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime in the Caribbean brings warmer days, the sweetest mangoes, and an array of joyous Carnival celebrations. Whether they’re organized to commemorate independence from Colonial governments; a successful sugarcane harvest; or simply to celebrate national …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The Caribbean is famous for its sun, sea and sand but let’s also add another “s:” style. That’s because despite the challenges of heat, humidity and, often, limited resources, season after season designers across …

family vacations

 You can take a great family vacation anywhere in the Caribbean. But some islands have a certain innate family-friendliness, an added level of comfort and ease that make a trip particularly well suited for a family traveling together, whether due …

 It’s one of those places where you’d want to be even if there weren’t a great resort on the grounds. The Surfsong Villa Resort is set on the ​​eastern end of Tortola,​ British Virgin Islands, just off Beef Island on …

 It’s one of the biggest events of the year in the British Virgin Islands: the Emancipation Celebrations, the festival season that lasts from July 30 to Aug. 12. This year’s festival will be held under the theme “A Colorful kaleidoscope …

 It’s the most expensive home currently on the market in the British Virgin Islands: Villa Katsura, currently listed for $40 million. The 23,500-square-foot property is set on three acres of manicured gardens on the Little Dix Bay peninsula, among the …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The British Virgin Islands are probably the last place you’d expect to find Norwegian chalets. But trust us, they do exist. On Peter Island Resort & Spa, a clutch of charming A-frame cottages has enjoyed …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Having a private island is the classic Caribbean dream. But the private island experience isn’t always as expensive as you think. We’ve found 5 private-island Paradises without over-the-top prices. Some are open only for day …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

 It’s one of the first things you see on arrival into Anegada, the far-off outpost of the British Virgin Islands that’s one of the region’s beach capitals: the Anegada Reef Hotel. And this venerable hotel on a patch of sand …

 It’s the end of the afternoon, sky and water both silver, and there’s just one thing on the menu: rum. You stroll up the dock, past a smattering of barrels and enter what must be paradise on earth. Here, on …

 In a major step toward launching nonstop flights between the United States and Tortola, air carrier BVI Airways has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate flights between the BVI and cities in the U.S. BVI Airways had …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you weren’t staying aboard a boat, chances are you arrived to Saba Rock, the lively bar and restaurant floating in the British Virgin Islands’ North Sound, via their water taxi. Which means that you …

 It’s just about the closest thing to a safari lodge in the Caribbean, substituting the savannah for the sand. The Anegada Beach Club, a relatively new resort in the far reaches of the British Virgin Islands, has developed the Caribbean’s …