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A New Villa to Try on Harbour Island in The Bahamas

 One of the top hotels on Harbour Island in The Bahamas has expanded with a new villa offering.  The island’s Rock House hotel has launched the new “Rock House Rental Villa,” a fully-staffed private villa for couples and families.  While …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean – 2021

 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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From The Bahamas to St Kitts, 7 Places to Go in December

 When the first Caribbean destinations began reopening in June, the travel world was filled with uncertainty. But in the six months since, the Caribbean has sent a message to the world that tourism reopenings can largely be done in a …

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 The Coral Sands beach resort has officially reopened on Harbour Island in The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The 38-unit boutique hotel has a mix of rooms, suites and cottages perched above the island’s renowned Pink Sand Beach.  The Bahamas …

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 The Pink Sands Resort on Harbour Island in The Bahamas has officially reopened, following a $2 million renovation project.  The resort’s relaunch comes after The Bahamas reopened for tourism on July 1.  “We are thrilled to debut renovations at Pink Sands,” said …

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 By Joe Pike Although the coronavirus setback rebuilding efforts by the Out Islands of the Bahamas after the region was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in 2019, Kerry Fountain, executive director of the Bahamas Out Islands Promotion Board, said he doesn’t …

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 As any frequent Caribbean traveler knows, a high-functioning sun shirt is a necessity. In fact, the Caribbean Journal team travels with several sun shirts on every trip.  A good sun shirt is lightweight, fast-drying and easy to wash out in a …

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 It’s the little islands that get you. The tiny ones. The ones where you can only get around on a golf cart, where uncrowded, spectacular beaches meet historic cottages.  That’s precisely the case on Harbour Island, The Bahamas’ most charming …

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 By Alexander Britell  Beyond the ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we move, shop and interact, it’s also changing the way real estate transacts.  While much deal activity, particularly on the residential side, has slowed, the movement that …

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 We’ve made no secret of our love affair with pink sand beaches. But there’s one that’s particularly special, in the heart of The Bahamas, one that’s legendary.  Our latest Caribbean Moment is an immersion into the legendary Pink Sand Beach …

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 People sometimes forget the sheer vastness of The Bahamas. You may know there are 700 islands and cays, but you may not realize that The Bahamas covers an expanse of almost 655,000 square kilometers. It is not just a country …

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 The Caribbean is filled with great adults-only hotels — but the vast majority of them are all-inclusive.  For many, that’s great, and an adults-only all-inclusive vacation can be wonderful.  But not everyone is seeking an all-inclusive experience; some want the independence …

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 The winners of the first-ever Caribbean Journal Bahamas Travel Awards have been revealed.  The inaugural CJBTA celebrated the best of the destination, from hotels and marinas to taxi drivers and chefs, with the awardees receiving their trophies in a ceremony …

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 The Caribbean’s roster of high-design, forward-thinking, fun-loving hotels continues to grow.  Everyone has a different definition of what’s cool — particularly when it comes to hotels.  But a cool hotel should have an x-factor, a special quality that turns it into …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 “Jacques Cousteau couldn’t find the bottom.” The legendary explorer came here to the Ocean Hole in Eleuthera in 1971, drawn to one of the stunning inland sikholes called Blue Holes of which there are more in The Bahamas than anywhere …

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 We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while …