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From Barbados to Barbuda, 7 Caribbean Vacations for November

 The Caribbean his heating up for the winter season, and that’s being buoyed by a truly impressive lineup of hotel relaunches, from boutique St Barth stays to venerable Anguilla retreats. And whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving getaway or looking to …

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BVI’s Cooper Island Beach Club Reopens for Season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cooper Island is open again. The beloved Cooper Island Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands, which had already rebuilt and reopened over the summer, has officially reopened for the season. The family-owned eco-hotel, long …

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Seadream’s New Boutique Caribbean Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The glamping, or luxury camping, trend has made its way to the Caribbean in recent years, most recently at the now-legendary Anegada Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands. And now it’s made its way …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Pat Murfey, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach in Anegada in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the …

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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 The British Virgin Islands’ Oil Nut Bay development in Virgin Gorda is planning a major addition in December. The luxury residential community is set to open its new Marina Village, a multifaceted destination that will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the most exclusive private-island destinations in the Caribbean — and the world — is about to make a triumphant return. Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands is set for an …

 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. …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …