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A Leading Caribbean Luxury Hotel Is Back in St Barth

 One of the leading luxury hotels in the Caribbean region is back.  The legendary Eden Rock St Barths, set on St Barth’s famous St Jean beach, officially relaunched at the end of last month.  The celebrated hotel, which first debuted …

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Speightstown, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town in Barbados

 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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In St Barth, a Caribbean Classic Reborn

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of St Barth’s venerable hotels is making its long-awaited return for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf, the reimagining of St Barth’s historic Carl Gustaf hotel, is …

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 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s best film fete is returning to the French Caribbean this year for what will be the 24th edition of the St Barth Film Festival. This year’s festival, which focuses on Caribbean and international film, will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Barth’s Hotel Barriere Carl Gustaf is planning to make its debut in 2019, according to Tourisme de St Barth. The property, which is the first by the Barriere group in the Caribbean, had initially …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It isn’t often that Jimmy Buffett plays a concert in the Caribbean — much less a free one. But that’s exactly what happened this week, when Buffett, a longtime friend of St Barth, came to …

 The island of St Barth was hit hard by Hurricane Irma, but recovery efforts are now underway. While the island endured “substantial damage” resulting from the then-Category-5 hurricane, there were no deaths on the island, officials told Caribbean Journal. Repairs …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The best Caribbean ports don’t just give you a sample of the culture of the larger destination, they also provide worthy “shopportunities” at every price point. So if you want a tangible reminder of the …

 It’s just before sunset in Gustavia; the sky is orange and the boats are bobbing. And if you’re looking for a happy hour, this is the place: La Cantina. This is another side of St. Barth, particularly downtown: a funky, …

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 It’s just about the perfect Caribbean island — the tony, chic oasis called St Barth. And while it’s also the priciest isle in the West Indies, that doesn’t mean you can’t get there right now. Here’s a quick trip to …