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Sandals’ Gordon “Butch” Stewart Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

 Above: Gordon “Butch” Stewart accepts the award at the JW Marriott Marquis  MIAMI — Sandals Resorts International Chairman and Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart won one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious awards in a ceremony in Miami on Thursday. Stewart received …

10 Great Caribbean Snorkeling Beaches

 You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some …

The 10 Best Caribbean Spa Resorts

 It’s one thing for a Caribbean hotel to have a great spa — and the region is blessed with a striking number of world-class spas. But it’s quite another to have such a good spa so as to make the …

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 We love a lazy beach day as much as anyone else but we also recognize that there’s so much more to do in our favorite part of the world than just soaking up the sun and sipping a rummy cocktail. …

Foodies

 It’s not just a trend anymore — it’s a fact. More and more travelers are doing so with food as their major motivating factor. It’s convenient, that the Caribbean is one of the world’s great food destinations — even if …

Hurricane Matthew

 Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti on Tuesday after making landfall in the southwest of the country, causing massive flooding and heavy rains, particularly in the southern city of Les Cayes. Matthew has already led to the deaths of at least 11 …

Islands to Visit This Fall

 School is back in session and the days are already becoming shorter. The weather is getting crisp and the cold front is on the way. Fall is upon us — and that’s great for travelers to the Caribbean, because it’s the season …

Best Caribbean Islands to Visit

 Choosing the Best Caribbean Islands to Visit this summer might come down to an even larger question: Why vacation in the Caribbean during the Summer?  Well, at Caribbean Journal, we view the Caribbean as a full-fledged year-round destination, with something …

 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 something all Caribbean Journal readers have in common (other than loving to travel to the Caribbean): you love small islands. Sure, bigger destinations have a lot to offer — but there’s something endearing about the less-traveled places, the ones with small …

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 Maybe you’re looking for a classic beach getaway. Maybe you’re looking for an adventurous jaunt to an eco-resort. Or maybe you’re looking for a foodie holiday. Spring is one of the best times to visit the Caribbean — the crowds thin …

 “Exotic” means a lot of things to a lot of people. But it always means something different, something unusual. Exotic islands are not like the islands you’re used to. They’re places where you find something unique, something beautiful, something mysterious. In the …

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 There aren’t any really “big” islands in the Caribbean — it’s all relative. But in the world of Caribbean travel, there are certainly small islands — and some even smaller than that. The latter are often far off the beaten path, …

 Maybe you don’t have a passport, or maybe you don’t want the hassle of a laborious immigration experience. Maybe you want to arrive at your Caribbean destination, get your bag and immediately head to the beach. Well, if you’re a …

 We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a place and know a place you must get away from …

best caribbean beaches to move to

 We’ve all had that feeling on one Caribbean trip or another — “what if we don’t go back?” But this is one step further — moving to the Caribbean and living right on the beach, living steps or a short distance …

 A different kind of cruise By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor There are so many cruise lines that sail to the Caribbean that it’s hard to know which one to choose, let alone which ship and which itinerary to select. In …

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 A new slate of events By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Have you been to the British Virgin Islands? Or is it on your bucket list? Either way, there are now even more ways to explore the archipelago. The BVI has announced …