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11 New Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2019

 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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Puerto Rico Has a Stunning New Hotel: The O:LV Fifty Five

 By Alexander Britell The Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s capitals of cool in recent years, with a diverse but uniformly sophisticated hotel offering and a modern, urban energy that’s largely unique …

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Caribbean Home: A Condado Penthouse Hits the Market

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In recent years, the Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has become a new Caribbean capital of chic. From luxury boutiques like Ferragamo and Cartier to hip hotels like the O:live and the Serafina, …

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 Simply put, the Puerto Rico travel industry has made a remarkable recovery from Hurricane Maria. Airlines are back, cruise passengers have returned, the hotels are open again and new ones are also making their way in the pipeline. Travelers are …

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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 …

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 It’s nearly autumn, but the Caribbean is as green and beautiful as ever — and if you come to the region right now, you’ll find uncrowded beaches, cool evening breezes and, perhaps most importantly, the best rates you’ll find all year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has launched a major new expansion of its flight service to Puerto Rico. In a huge boost for the still-recovering destination, Frontier has launched new daily nonstop flights from both Long …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this beautiful shot of sunrise at the Condado Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By Alexander Britell One of the hippest corners of the Caribbean has a serious new addition: the Serafina Beach Hotel, a 96-room stunner in the heart of the Condado neighborhood in San Juan. Puerto Rico’s first new hotel opening of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Serafina Heach Hotel is slated to make its debut next month in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The hotel, the first hotel by the popular Serafina Restaurant Group in New York City, is planning …

 Video By Guy Britton There isn’t anywhere like this. The design, the decor, the little details that dot the place. This is the O:live Boutique Hotel, a 15-room property in the heart of Puerto Rico’s luxurious Condado district, and it’s …

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s hippest hotel is expanding. Puerto Rico’s celebrated O:live Boutique Hotel, set in the heart of San Juan’s chic Condado district, is opening a brand new property next door. It’s called O:LV Fifty Five, and O:live’s …

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 Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region’s hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are …

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 A unique triplex condominium unit has hit the real estate market in San Juan’s Condado neighborhood, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom unit has been listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.85 million. The renovated penthouse apartment …

 The historic Condado Plaza Hilton in San Juan has been listed for sale, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 572-room property, which first opened in 1964, is set in the heart of the increasingly hip Condado neighborhood of Puerto Rico’s capital. …

Small Hotels

 There’s just something different about a small hotel. Maybe it’s the intimate service you get, or the way the design vision of the owner seems to manifest itself better in the decor. Maybe it’s the little quirks, or the warm, …

 Lounging by the pool at any Caribbean resort is a good thing, but at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Condado Plaza Hilton, the essential experience is getting even better. That’s because the Avenida Ashford hotel has just launched a pair of …

 When it comes to an adults-only retreat in the Caribbean, there’s often nothing better than a well-designed small hotel. Boutique properties just offer that extra degree of romance, that added level of intimacy. Because when you’re looking for a romantic …