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The Cool List: The Caribbean’s Coolest Hotels for 2016

 It’s often been said that if you have to ask how much something costs, you can’t afford it. The same is true of cool — if you have to ask why a place is cool, you’re never going to get it. …

How to Move to The Most Exclusive Address in Barbados

 When it comes to Caribbean real estate, it doesn’t get much more exclusive than this. This is One Sandy Lane, the real estate component of Sandy Lane, one of the Caribbean’s toniest resorts — although One Sandy Lane is a world …

How to Live on the Beach in Bequia

 Bequia — it’s one of the most charming islands in the Caribbean, a beachy, laid-back, eclectic place in the Grenadines. And while staying there is great, why not get the best of both worlds: your own villa with hotel service? …

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 St Vincent and the Grenadines is launching an energy audit of a group of public buildings in the country. The audit is being financed by the Caribbean Development Bank to the tune of $48,500 under the bank’s Sustainable Energy for …

 The Caribbean’s certainly exotic. But what you’re looking for a place that goes off-off the beaten path — the really exotic places, the ones with very few people and a lot of mystery? That’s where these little islands come in, some …

 It’s one of the great wonders of St Vincent and the Grenadines, but you may not have heard of it: the towering pinnacle called Fort Duvernette off Young Island. The rock is a 195-foot-high volcanic “plug” made of basalt. While …

 It’s the most charming hotel in Bequia: Sugar Reef, the boutique hotel with just eight rooms on a magical beach in the Grenadines. The property is set on a 65-acre coconut plantation on the edge of a quarter-mile-long beach. It’s …

 A mission from the Organization of American States is observing this week’s general elections in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The mission, which arrived on Dec. 3, will observe the Dec. 9 vote. The mission is being led by Ambassador …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes to us from Caribbean Journal reader Earl Jr, who sent in this wonderful shot of a frogfish taken under the water near Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the few still-largely-undiscovered islands of the Caribbean: Bequia. And this charming little isle in the Grenadines chain is home to this an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 11,500-square-foot getaway. The property is currently listed for $6.75 …

 We’ve always said that the best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. But some beaches are that much more special — the ones that repay great journeys. But what makes a great beach? Is it the …

 It’s an all-too-familiar problem on islands like Bequia and Mustique: a pregnant woman goes into labor unexpectedly, and sometimes the only option is to risk danger to herself and her baby by traveling by speedboat to St Vincent. Now, that …

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address …

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 Airport could be game changer for country By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is getting some additional help to fund the construction of its long-awaited international airport. The country is securing a loan of $5 million …

 “Take me to an adults-only resort.” It’s something you probably find yourself saying all the time, whether you’re looking for a getaway or just a hotel that’s a little bit more tranquil. And while there are great inclusions at all-inclusive resorts around …

 Another Caribbean country enters the geothermal fray By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is moving forward with a planned geothermal energy project. The plan is for the country’s National Geothermal Project to start up in 2018, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Crystal clear waters, lush rainforests and thriving coral reefs are St Vincent and the Grenadines’ stock in trade, but after a day spent exploring “Vincy” and the idyllic archipelago of 31 other islands (which includes Bequia, …

 Snorkeling. It’s by far one of the most popular activities in the Caribbean, enjoyed by anyone and everyone, by travelers of almost all ages. It’s what you daydream about when you’re planning a Caribbean trip: warm water, abundant sea life, …