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VIDEO: AnaCapri Estate, Tortola’s Dream Villa

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You can’t look away. Even when the water is as calm as a lake, when the green hills stand, pristine, and the clouds hold in place, the view is dynamic, energetic even without motion. …

The Best Little Airport Lounge in the Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton One of our favorite airport lounges in the Caribbean, well, isn’t at the airport at all. And it isn’t exactly a lounge either. But that’s what makes this tiny beach shack on Tortola’s Trellis …

Scrub Island Is Set for a Grand Reopening

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Scrub Island, the private-Island resort in the British Virgin Islands, is getting ready for its big reopening. The resort and marina is planing for a full reopening on Oct. 1, and Caribbean Journal got …

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 WEST END — There’s a group of us, sailors and rum-seekers, strolling through the pathways of West End in Tortola, searching for the Pusser’s we knew.  West End has changed in the last 12 months, and will change again in …

 By Alexander Britell There’s the sort of soundtrack you’d expect to find in Peckham or Paris, with panoramic views of brilliant green hills and tables hand-built from wine barrels. On a hot afternoon in Tortola, this is the coolest place …

caribbean paradise

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton GUANA — Jamal is picking through the basil plants waving purply in the breeze. The first mango just came off the tree, he tells us, the fruit of a year of humbling revivification. Chickens …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton Cow Wreck Beach. It’s the sort of iconic beach bar where you spend all day, bobbing in the ocean and lazing around until sunset. It’s one of the most popular spots on Anegada, a …

 By Alexander Britell The boiler is smoldering, the smell of sugarcane alchemy pungent in the air, steps across the road from the beach. There’s a reason, after all, why they call it Cane Garden Bay. Here, in an old stone …

jost van dyke

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Disney has officially returned to the British Virgin Islands. The cruise line’s Disney Fantasy ship was its first to make its return to the BVI this week. Passengers were welcomed by customer service representatives, and greeted …

caribbean tortola luxury

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In the hills above Tortola’s northern shore lies Shannon House, on the exclusive Shannon Estate. The Tortola property, which includes seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, is listed with Sotheby’s International Realty for $3.25 million. Its Indonesian-inspired …

caribbean snorkeling

 It’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean — snorkeling. There’s just something about grabbing a mask and fins and exploring reefs, coves and beaches that calls on the adventurer in all of us. But while you …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ premier luxury developments is planning several major openings for the winter season. Oil Nut Bay, set on the island of Virgin Gorda, will unveil a total of seven new …

british virgin islands

 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

guana island

 By Alexander Britell It’s beautiful, it’s quirky, it’s historic, it’s scenic and … it’s open. One of the British Virgin Islands’ leading hotels has officially launched its soft reopening: Guana Island. A spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal that the first …

caribbean places

 We love the Caribbean all year round, but especially in summer. There’s something about those cool evening breezes, the afternoon ti’ punch on a hot afternoon, the joy of the uncrowded. Forget the Hamptons or Nantucket. The Caribbean is still …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The British Virgin Islands is sizzling. Summer Sizzle BVI is launching its 10th Anniversary Celebration under the slogan Rebuild, Restore, Revive the BVI and inspire the next generation. The event, which has risen to become the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff From “Adios to Jost” to “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems,” country star Kenny Chesney has long had a love affair with the Caribbean, particularly the U.S. and British Virgin Islands (he has a home …