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los cabos spa

There’s a New Beachfront Spa in Los Cabos

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Los Cabos’ Solmar hotel collection has debuted a spectacular new beachfront spa to its Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort in Mexico. The new Spa by the Ocean is set 100 meters from the …

virgin gorda overwater

A New Overwater Lounge in Virgin Gorda

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotspot in Virgin Gorda. Oil Nut Bay’s highly-anticipated Marina Village has now officially opened — and the centerpiece is Nova, its new overwater lounge. Nova has instantly become one of the BVI’s trendiest …

st maarten oasis

St Maarten: Oasis Cancels April Cruise Calls

 St Maarten: Oasis Cancels Call for Dry Dock By the Caribbean Journal stass Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas ship, which was damaged in The Bahamas at the beginning of the month when a crane fell on its deck, has …

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bahamas st vincent private island

 You may have heard of the legendary private islands, the places like Antigua’s Jumby Bay and Turks and Caicos’ Parrot Cay. But if you dig further, you’ll discover that the Caribbean is filled with all kinds of private-island destinations with …

belize growth tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize’s surging growth in 2018 has continued into the new year. After one of the fastest growth rates in tourist arrivals of any Caribbean destination last year, Belize has seen a 6.3 percent increase in …

caribbean photo tortola

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Greg Pittman of Annapolis, Maryland, who sent in this lovely shot from Quito’s on the beautiful Cane Garden Bay on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. …

punta cana bahia principe

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Grupo Pinero has unveiled the results of a major transformation at its former Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue in Punta Cana. The newly-rebranded Luxury Bahai Principe Ambar is the result of a $26 …

costa rica glamping

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury glamping resort is coming to Costa Rica. The Nayara Tented Camp, set to open this fall, will be set in the heart of the Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica. It’s …

caribbean expansion posadas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

all-inclusive wyndham puerto rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Wyndham has expanding its Caribbean portfolio with a new entry into Puerto Rico. The recently-debuted Candelero Beach Resort has officially joined the Wyndham Resorts portfolio. The all-inclusive resort, which first opened its doors at the …

usvi cruise

 By Alexander Britell The US Virgin Islands is already one of the Caribbean’s biggest cruise powers — but new Governor Albert Bryan Jr wants to take things to the next level. The USVI is determined to position itself as the …

san jose del cabo villa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A luxe villa at Palmilla’s Oceano Bajo in San Jose del Cabo is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. The villa, designed by architect Sandra Espinet and set right on the property’s Jack NIcklaus-designed …

nevis food festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing food festivals is back again this summer. The Nevis Mango & Food Festival, now in its fifth year, is set for July 4-7 with a focus on the island’s growing …

all-inclusive planet hollywood caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Planet Hollywood brand is set to open a new all-inclusive in the Caribbean, this time in Cancun. Sunwing Travel Group’s Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Cancun is slated to make its debut in “late …

panama caribbean sail

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s San Blas archipelago is one of the most beautiful — and pristine — corners of the Caribbean sea. And now there’s a new way to explore this spectacular chain of islands. Dream Yacht Charter …

martinique hotel

 By Alexander Britell It was the first full-fledged hotel to ever open in Martinique, a seaside Antillean inn during a time of rhum and biguine. And now the historic Diamant Les Bains, the beachfront hotel on the southern tip of …

caribbean beachy salad

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Finally, a breath of fresh air coupled with new beginnings, signifying another season of Spring. With renewed energy and vigor, we start to clear out the old and refresh with the new – usually reserved for …

carnival mardi gras suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has revealed more details on its highly-anticipated new ship, Mardi Gras, which will make its debut in August 2020. That includes a collection of 180 suites across 11 styles, including a new …