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How to Save on a Harbour Island Getaway Right Now

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor It’s still one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean — the endlessly charming, tucked-away Harbour Island off the coast of North Eleuthera in the Bahamas. And it’s never been more affordable. Silver Airways is …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Deserted Eleuthera Beach

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Mo Keo, who sent in this stunning shot of a deserted stretch of beach at Governor’s Harbour in Eleuthera, Bahamas. Have you taken a great photo …

30 Caribbean Islands You Can Visit Right Now

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor STAR Island Bahamas announced that it is now accepting overnight reservations beginning this November. The private destination, which uses off-grid technology to power the entire island, is welcoming guests to its first one-bedroom suite, The Nest. …

Tiger Woods

 Tiger Woods is highlighting a major new resort project on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. The new Jack’s Bay project is the brainchild of Jack’s Bay Developers, Beacon Land Development and Woods’ TGR Design. It will include the …

 The boutique French Leave Resort in Eleuthera has joined Marriott’s Autograph Collection. The resort, located on Cupid’s Cay harbor, has 12 seafront cottages with British colonial interiors. It also features a restaurant called 1648. The resort represents the first construction …

 Ranging in color from blinding ivory to exotic ebony, beaches are some of the Caribbean’s most valuable stock in trade, drawing sand-and-sea lovers from all over the world. But none are as enchanting as those pink-sand beaches, which practically beg …

French Leave

 Eleuthera’s French Leave Resort has named a new executive chef. The boutique Bahamian property has appointed Joshua Huyder as its new top chef. Huyder will oversee the resort’s 1648 Bar & Grille restaurant, managing all aspects from culinary staff to …

Rum Punch Recipe

 Set upon the Bahamian island of Eleuthera, French Leave Resort overlooks a paradise of pink sand. To accompany the view, the resort’s restaurant, 1648 Bar & Grille, offers a signature rum punch that’s as laid back as the tropics. Here’s …

French Leave Resort

 Tiny hotel gets big Marriott boost By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Another property in the region is joining Marriott’s Autograph Collection: the French Leave Resort in Eleuthera. The 270-acre Bahamian hotel is slated to join the Autograph Collection by the …

 A taste of Eleuthera By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Eleuthera has long been famous for its pineapples (the island was the world’s biggest exporter during the last half of the 19th century), so when you visit you simply have to …

 Where to shop local By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: When you’re choosing a Caribbean souvenir, ALWAYS buy local. Something that’s actually made where you bought it, by a homegrown …

 The newest listing on the Bahamian real estate market is a charming three-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage in Spanish Wells, Eleuthera. The 1,800-square-foot home, which is located on a .259-acre lot, is listed with Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty for $495,000 with Darrin …

 eiy Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe it’s because it secreted on the Bahamian Out Island of Eleuthera, only 50 miles from Nassau but a world apart. Or perhaps it’s because it has a pair of pink-sand beaches I can’t wait …

 By Dave EwertCJ Contributor The Kirtland’s warbler, one of North America’s rarest songbirds, is very picky about where it calls home. It migrates a long distance to winter in The Bahamas every year after breeding each summer in young jack …

 The Cove, Eleuthera changes hands By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the Bahamas’ leading resorts has been sold. The Cove, a beachfront property on the island of Eleuthera, recently was acquired by the Enchantment Group. “Eleuthera offers the appeal of …

 Above: Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie at the recent Eleuthera Business Outlook By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamian island of Eleuthera is on track for a “major economic boom,” according to Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie. Christie said the …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Eleuthera (Bahamas Information Service photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new Four Seasons resort coming to the region. The government of the Bahamas, Cotton Bay Holdings and Mine Holdings have signed a “Heads …