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Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay All-Inclusive Is Getting an Upgrade

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular all-inclusive resort, the Coconut Bay Beach Resort, is set for an upgrade. The Vieux Fort-area property is closing this month to undergo $5 million in refurbishments, with a reopening planned for Oct. …

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Saint Lucia Is the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Destination

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean right now, according to the latest data released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The “Helen of the West Indies” reported a total of 386,127 stayover …

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St Lucia’s Coconut Bay Completes $3 Million Refurbishment

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests’ experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside. “Our …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s newest adults-only resort, Serenity at Coconut Bay, offers guests the option of dining in an impressive 10 restaurants – nine at neighboring sister resort Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, as well as …

 The traditional all inclusive Caribbean vacation is compelling — the beach, the food, the drinks, the rooms, all in one package, removing the need for ever pulling out your wallet. But what if you want to take that to the next …

 The island of St. Lucia is in the midst of a full-fledged hotel development boom. The Eastern Caribbean island will add some 2,000 new rooms to its hotel stock over the next four years, according to tourism officials. Chief among …

 Thinking of heading to St Lucia? The lush, beautiful paradise in the Eastern Caribbean is full of beautiful hotels, big and small, all-inclusive and EP. But if you’re looking for a classic family vacation, with everything included, there’s an even …

 St Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa has launched a new class of rooms. The property has debuted “concierge” category rooms in its Splash family-friendly wing. The new Splash Premium Concierge Ocean View rooms include free Wi-Fi, a family …

 Cocktail cloud nine in St Lucia By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Considering the hotel’s name and the fact that it has six bars (one of which is dedicated exclusively to rum) it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this coconut …

 An all-inclusive kitesurfing destination in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Romance, rum, rhythm and … kitesurfing. Yes, the Helen of the West Indies is famous for a lot of things beyond its beautiful Pitons, but for those in …

 Above: Coconut Bay (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Coconut Bay resort has named Kevin Hughes its new general manager. Hughes will oversee a staff of more than 300 at the 250-room, all-inclusive property. Hughes had previously …

 Above: The Peter John Sugar Cane Rum Bar at Coconut Bay in St Lucia (CJ Photo) We’ve written much in these pages celebrating the “rum bar.” Not to be confused with your standard Caribbean bar that serves rum, a rum bar …

 Above: the Coconut Bay Beach Resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Coconut Bay Beach Resort in St Lucia has reopened following a month-long “refreshment.” The $2.5 million project involved new furnishings, more premium suites and rooms, …