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The Best Lobster in St Maarten

 Above: the lobster thermidor at Pineapple Pete’s (all photos by CJ) At Pinepple Pete, they say it’s so famous you should ask for its autograph. It’s the Lobster Thermidor at Pineapple Pete’s in St Maarten, and it’s almost certainly the …

9 Small Caribbean Islands You Need to Visit Right Now

 We love every island in the Caribbean. But it’s often the very small ones that have that peculiar way of tugging at your heart. Maybe they’re small geographically, or they’re untouched, or they’re big islands with so few people that …

Turquoise Beach Bar Opens in Rodney Bay

 Above: the Turquoise Beach Bar at the Landings resort in Rodney Bay (photos by Mikkel Paige) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a brand-new beach bar in St Lucia. The Turquoise Beach Bar has officially debuted at The Landings St …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Visiting St Thomas? Don’t rush through it. Run through it instead, on one of Active Island Tour’s hour-long tours. Guides lead groups of runners (and power walkers) on roughly hour-long tours of Charlotte Amalie that …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Bigger isn’t always better; sometimes all it takes is the smallest strip of sand to put you in a carefree Caribbean state of mind. These are strands for the discerning beach seeker who values serenity …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Just a few weeks after buying Travelocity for $280 million, Expedia is at it again. The travel giant announced Thursday that it had paid the equivalent of $1.6 billion to acquire rival travel company Orbitz. …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor Memorialize your San Juan sojourn with a keepsake from one of these stores, where you’ll find authentic, exclusively Puerto Rican items. Because if you don’t bring anything back from your Caribbean travels, how will …

 By Alexander Britell OLD SAN JUAN — “Take me to Fortaleza.” “No, take me to El Convento,” I tell the driver instead. With rum in the future, I figure it’s better to start higher up in the hills of Old San …

 Above: Little Bay in Anguilla By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We never need a reason to visit Anguilla, that barefoot-casual isle east of Puerto Rico, north of St. Maarten, and smack in the center of Paradise. But in case you …

 A CLASSIC Caribbean beach, contemporary, luxurious accommodations, unlimited cocktails and high-level cuisine. This is the new all-inclusive. But the region’s all-inclusive product comes in a host of shapes and sizes, from hidden boutiques to larger properties with unmatched amenities. Our …

 Above: Mango at the Four Seasons Nevis (all photos by CJ) In the Caribbean, rum goes well with just about everything. But as the glory of rum continues to expand its reach, more and more people are beginning to realize that …

 Above: Elbow Beach in Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff Elbow Beach Bermuda has appointed Heather Lamb as the resort property’s corporate and group sales manager, it announced Friday. Lamb will “manage sales efforts to grow group business, including meetings …

 Above: kitesurfing in Anguilla (Photo: Mike Powell Photography) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Got a spare $175,000 kicking around? Anguilla’s Ani Villas knows how you can spend it. The 10-bedroom waterfront villa estate has partnered with Private Jet Services Group …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Grand Cayman has long been one of the most popular Caribbean destinations but this season there are several new reasons – beyond Stingray City and those famous Seven Mile sands – to visit the 76-square …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It takes more than just a playground and a children’s menu to guarantee a good time at a family all-inclusive. Here are the Caribbean resorts where we’d vacay with our own kin – and you …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor “Have you ever tried drinking a cactus?” the tour guide asks, knowing full well what my answer will be. But I’m here at Cadushy of Bonaire, where they make a liqueur of the same name …

 Above: The Condado neighbourhood of Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — I didn’t plan on being here, with the Buddha and the duck croquetas. I’m having dinner joined by a small Buddha statue, eating duck croquettes …

 Above: Anegada (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ANEGADA — The sand is white. Not off-white, not golden. There are vibrant beach restaurants, welcoming watering holes and empty roads. Not to mention that this place has a lobster surplus …