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New Eco-Hotel Breaks Ground in Vieques, Puerto Rico

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Saint Lucia’s Fond Doux Plantation Is Open Again

 One of Saint Lucia’s most beloved hotels is open again, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The family-owned Fond Doux Plantation in Soufriere has received its COVID-19 certification, the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association confirmed this week.  The Green Globe-certified boutique …

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Belize’s Blancaneaux Lodge to Reopen in November

 Francis Ford Coppola’s Blancaneaux Lodge in Belize is planning to reopen in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The celebrated eco-lodge will be reopening its doors on Nov. 1, the property confirmed.  “Blancaneaux Lodge has always been remote, secluded and sustainable …

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 A new eco-friendly real estate development has launched on the East End of Grand Cayman. It’s called Sunrise Terraces, and it’s the brainchild of Steel Dreams Development. The project consists of a collection of duplex homes, all of which are …

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 One of the Caribbean’s most beloved eco-hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Maria.  Dominica’s Rosalie Bay, set on the island’s raw, spectacularly beautiful Atlantic coast, officially reopened its doors this month.  “We’re coming back, stronger than ever after a …

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 Dominica’s Rosalie Bay Resort, long one of the island’s leading eco-hotels, is set for a comeback.  The boutique hotel will reopen its doors Feb. 1, according to Rosalie Bay’s Web site.  Rosalie Bay had been shuttered since Hurricane Maria in …

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 A new eco-resort project is coming to St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called the St Maarten Hillside Plantation and Eco Resort, and it will be a new kind of tourism project on the island.  The project is the …

jetblue coronavirus guyana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off an expansion to Guadeloupe, JetBlue has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights to Guyana on the southern edge of the Caribbean. The new flights will be operating daily from New York’s John …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman will be soon be home to its first-ever “ecosmart” real estate community. The new project is called Orchard Ecovillage, and the 21-acre master-planned community is set in Grand Cayman’s Lower Valley. The project …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading sustainable hotels has officially relaunched in Dominica. The Jungle Bay Eco Villas has been reborn in Soufriere in southern Dominica, an important step for Dominica’s resurgent tourism industry. The popular …

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 By Alexander Britell Dominica has been seeing a remarkable surge in tourism arrivals that are the latest sign of the destination’s post-Maria comeback story. Dominica, one of the Caribbean’s most naturally beautiful destinations, saw a spectacular first quarter, with 23,444 …

trinidad hyatt regency garden

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading hotel in Trinidad and Tobago has debuted a major new green initiative: a hydroponic garden. The Hyatt Regency Trinidad is using its newest eco-friendly program to grow high-quality, fresh ingredients including kale, arugula, …

costa rica glamping

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Previously open only to groups, Costa Rica’s Kinkára glamping resort has officially opened its doors to individual travelers. The property, part of the Cayuga Collection of sustainable resorts, is set on 800 acres in the …

caribbean eco resort

 By Alexander Britell For years, it was one of Dominica’s signature places to stay: a high-level eco resort on an island renowned for its unsurpassed natural beauty. And now, less than two years after the storms of 2017, the legendary …

belize stay new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Far from the beaches of Placencia or the energy of Ambergris Caye, there’s another side of Belize: the jungle. The destination’s rugged interior is filled with adventure — and now there’s a new way to experience …

st kitts booming tourism

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST KITTS — There’s always an analog. There’s always a place it reminds you of, a hotel just like one you’ve seen in another destination. And then you come here — and you realize that there …

colombia eco luxe

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cannúa, an 18-room boutique hotel set within a protected forest in Antioquia, Colombia, is scheduled to open in April 2019. The 27-acre mountainside retreat is set about 90 minutes from Medellin. “As Colombia continues to evolve …

caribbean bubble hotel

 By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE — There’s nothing else like this. Sure, I’ve seen some far-out hotels in my Caribbean travels, from solar-powered dune-side tents to three-walled sanctuaries, but this is another level. There are just three rooms here, set in the …