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Caribbean Moment: A Rainbow Over St Martin

 After the rain has come and gone, there’s a rainbow.  Here off the coast of Grand Case in St Martin, it’s a symbol of what’s to come, of the days when we’ll be traveling again — hopefully soon.  The latest Caribbean …

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Caribbean Moment: In St Martin, The Feeling of the Beach

 A pleasure boat skims past. The waves wash back and forth. An owl reminds you he’s there.  A technicolor sunset. This is what the beach feels like. This is Grand Case, St Martin, and this is an homage to the …

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From Turks and Caicos to Curaçao, 10 Beaches to Dream About

 No matter where we are, the beach calls us. It’s what we think about in late afternoons in the office, in the cold winter, and particularly on Sunday mornings when we’re stuck at home.  Because it’s better at the beach. …

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 Our Caribbean Moment series is a way to bring the Caribbean to you in a time of unease, a way to provide a bit of escape in a trying time.  The latest edition of Caribbean Moment comes from the beautiful …

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 Sitting under a palapa at the water’s edge, dining on whole snapper glazed in unagi joined by a 2016 Astrid & Therese riesling, one begins to realize just how much the Caribbean culinary scene has changed in recent years.  Because …

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 In a significant achievement for a destination hit hard by the storms of 2017, St Maarten was the fastest-growing tourism destination in the Caribbean last year.  The destination’s growth rate of 80 percent was the biggest improvement of any destination …

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 It’s been a stellar year for Caribbean travel. Stayover tourist arrivals are booming almost universally across the region. It seems like a new hotel opens up every week (and if you read Caribbean Journal, you realize it’s even more often …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel brand is coming to the French side of St Martin. The highly-anticipated Secrets St Martin Resort and Spa will be making its debut on Feb. 1, 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

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 By Alexander Britell Everybody knows Margaret. Whether you’re at Saint Peter’s Bay to the south or the Fisherman’s Pub, her name immediately conjures a smiling thought of the best fish cakes in Barbados. Most nights each week, Margaret (or her …

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 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

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 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most celebrated restaurants has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Le Pressoir, set in the heart of the culinary hotspot of Grand Case in St Martin, has officially reopened its doors. …

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 By Alexander Britell “To be able to spend several hours a day looking at this water, it starts to have an effect on you. You stop seeing it and you start to perceive it, to get a sense of its …

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 By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE – There’s always something new to discover on Grand Case Boulevard, a corner unseen, a tiny alley overlooked. It’s a street that has lived many lives — including this latest one, a renaissance in the wake …

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 There’s a certain sound to the waves in Grand Case at night, a reminder that you’re in one of the great Creole villages in the Caribbean, that you’re in a culinary wonderland. There’s a feeling on Orient Bay, when the …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s long been one of the most beloved hotels anywhere in the Caribbean. And now, after an inspiring comeback in the wake of Hurricane Irma, St Martin’s Grand Case Beach Club has finally reopened its doors. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is seeing more and more new flights and resumed service as the island works to recover from last year’s storms, led by a major resumption in service by American Airlines. That includes the …