10 Great Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit in 2023

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It’s that perfect confluence: breathtaking beaches, walkable streets, buzzing dining scenes, vibrant communities, all in one place. The Caribbean’s best beach towns are destinations in their own right, where you can come for a day or for a week and […]


20 Cheap Caribbean Hotels for an Affordable Vacation

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Since the onset of the pandemic, driven by tremendous travel demand, hotels around the world have gotten far more expensive. Some, significantly more expensive. Even a Caribbean hotel whose rack rate might have started at $150 per night three years […]


The 23 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2023

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Can you believe it has been nearly three years since the world changed? In that span, the destinations of the Caribbean have undergone a tumultuous, frantic, whirring upheaval, one that turned from total static to what is today an abundant, […]


9 Little Caribbean Islands For Your Next Vacation

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They’re hard to get to and harder to leave, where you fall in love the moment you land (or step off the boat). We all dream about these tiny places scattered across the Caribbean, with few people, few hotels and […]

JetBlue Just Relaunched Its Nonstop French Caribbean Flights 

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JetBlue has relaunched its service between New York City and the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe.  The fast-expanding carrier has resumed flights between New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport and Pointe a Pitre International Airport in Grand-Terre, Guadeloupe.  The […]

17 Great Caribbean Beaches You Can Only Reach By Boat 

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They’re tucked away in tiny corners of the Caribbean, set off far in the middle of the sea, hidden beneath cliffs.  They’re those rarefied beaches that are a bit harder to reach, the ones you can’t fly to, the ones […]


Club Med’s Bahamas All-Inclusive Resort Reopens This Week 

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For years it was arguably the signature all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas: the Club Med Columbus, the beach resort on the remote island of San Salvador.  And now, for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, the property […]

A Lovely New Caribbean Hotel in the Heart of Rhum Country 

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There is sugarcane growing right next door, waving in the French Caribbean breeze.  And there was sugarcane along the highway on the way here.  And there’s sugarcane in my glass.  This is rhum country, the the island of Basse-Terre in […]

5 Secret Caribbean Beach Hotels to Try Right Now 

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There’s nothing like a Caribbean hotel that’s right on the sand.  There’s nothing standing between you and a blissful morning bobbing in the ocean, lazing at the edge of the waves, listening to the Caribbean’s original album.  Sure, you can […]


JetBlue Is Restarting Another Caribbean Nonstop Route

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JetBlue Airways is resuming its only nonstop service to the French Caribbean Nov. 5, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The New York City-based carrier is restarting flights between New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.  Beginning Nov. […]

The Joy of the Ti’ Punch, the Ultimate Caribbean Rum Cocktail 

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It’s the purest expression of sugarcane in spirit form: rhum blanc, or white rhum agricole.  Unaged white rum made from pure pressed sugar cane juice is as close as you can come to the cane: a raw, visceral, complex spirit […]

Travelers No Longer Need a Test or Vaccination to Visit Guadeloupe 

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Travelers no longer need to show proof of a negative test or proof of vaccination in order to visit the French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe.  Following the French government’s recent changes to its health protocols, visitors to Guadeloupe are now […]


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