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STAR Island Bahamas Is Now Taking Reservations

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor STAR Island Bahamas announced that it is now accepting overnight reservations beginning this November. The private destination, which uses off-grid technology to power the entire island, is welcoming guests to its first one-bedroom suite, The Nest. …

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Puerto Rico Is Making Despacito’s Luis Fonsi Its New Tourism Ambassador

 Following the breakout success of the song “Despacito,” Puerto Rico has decided to make homegrown music star Luis Fonsi its new official tourism ambassador, Governor Ricardo Rossello announced Tuesday. “Despacito,” which has become the most popular YouTube video of all …

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Sun & Ice: The Scoop on Atlantis’ New Ice Cream Parlor

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime calls for beach days and barbecues and, if you’re anything like us, liberal amounts of ice cream. And now, if you’re in the Bahamas this summer, there’s a new spot you can check out …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s newest adults-only all-inclusive resort, Serenity at Coconut Bay, opened in June. The 36-suite enclave is a resort-within-a resort at Coconut Bay Resort & Spa, part of a sprawling 85-acre estate that hugs a …

Christophe Harbour Marina

 St. Kitts’ Christophe Harbour luxury development Christophe Harbour has welcomed Ketut Agustika as Executive Sous Chef of both the Pavilion Beach Club as well as the award-winning beachside bar, SALT Plage. “Now is a momentous time for Christophe Harbour’s culinary …

 It’s one of the most charming islands in the Caribbean: Harbour Island, the in-the-know high-end destination off the coast of North Eleuthera in The Bahamas, long a celebrity hotspot and favored haunt of travelers looking for beauty, authenticity and exclusivity. …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes to us from Caribbean Journal reader Bill Smith, who sent in this stunning shot of the vista from the Ram’s Head Trail overlook on the island of St. John. Have you taken a great photo …

Cheval Blanc

 There’s a new way to eat at the Cheval Blanc. The Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France  has unveiled a new dinner menu and cocktail menu, with Chef Yann Vinsot combining French cuisine with local island-inspired flavors. The new culinary …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The Caribbean is famous for its sun, sea and sand but let’s also add another “s:” style. That’s because despite the challenges of heat, humidity and, often, limited resources, season after season designers across …

 There are mountaintop bars, duty free shops and some of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches. But if you’re looking for one must-visit attraction in St. Thomas, it’s this: Coral World Ocean Park, the island’s leading eco-tourism destination. The park is a …

 It’s just about the closest thing to a safari lodge in the Caribbean, substituting the savannah for the sand. The Anegada Beach Club, a relatively new resort in the far reaches of the British Virgin Islands, has developed the Caribbean’s …

 The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the International Triathlon Union have signed a three-year-contract to host World Triathlon Series events. The first race will be held April 28, 2018. “Our warm climate in April offers perfect conditions for racing,” said Bermuda …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor  These days there’s a whole lot of talk about farm-to-table “this” and slow food “that” in the culinary world, but one Caribbean resort is (literally) putting its fork where it’s food is. And at Guana …

 It’s been five years since we first launched CJ’s annual Cool List of the Caribbean’s coolest hotels, and so much has changed in Caribbean hospitality. In our opinion, the region’s hotel offering has never been better, with a marvelous mix …

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

 Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; …

 School’s out for the summer. Rates are low and adventure is high. Summer travel is in the air, and now is the best time of the year for a vacation, whether with your family or your significant other. Few places …

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the wider Caribbean region: the private island resort called The Meridian Club in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Set on the private island of Pine Cay, it’s got 800 acres of tropical paradise, …

 By Guy Britton PICTURE THIS ​It’s the third day of your vacation. ​You’re on a​ private ​island​,​ ​set just ​off​shore​​,​ surrounded ​by nature ​and coddled ​with​ luxury service. ​ You haven’t seen your wallet in three days and today you ​forgot​ …