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British Virgin Islands Cruise Sector Continues to Make a Comeback

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

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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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5 Places to Visit in the British Virgin Islands Right Now

 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

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 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most beloved hotels in the British Virgin Islands, and now the Cooper Island Beach Club is readying for its return. Cooper Island, which includes everything from a boutique hotel to one of the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s coolest places to stay is making its triumphant comeback from last year’s hurricanes The Cooper Island Beach Club in the British Virgin Islands has announced plans to reopen on April 1. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the best British Virgin Islands hotels is already planning its recovery from the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Cooper Island Beach Club has announced plans to reopen to hotel guests on …

 It’s the end of the afternoon, sky and water both silver, and there’s just one thing on the menu: rum. You stroll up the dock, past a smattering of barrels and enter what must be paradise on earth. Here, on …

 It’s been five years since we first launched CJ’s annual Cool List of the Caribbean’s coolest hotels, and so much has changed in Caribbean hospitality. In our opinion, the region’s hotel offering has never been better, with a marvelous mix …

 The Caribbean microbrewery movement is very much in full swing. More and more microbreweries are popping up around the region, particularly at hotels, like the Hyatt Ziva Cancun and the Capella Marigot Bay in St Lucia. Now, there’s another new …

 A great little rum bar on Cooper Island It’s a trend we like. More and more hotels are starting to celebrate the glory of rum by creating bars tailored around the spirit. That means rums not just from local distilleries …

 Above: the Cooper Island Beach Club (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell COOPER ISLAND — It’s just before twilight and the sea is silver. There are barrels in the sand and a table in the water. On Cooper Island, …