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The 20 Best Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2020

 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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Why BVI Food Fete Is a Must-Visit Caribbean Culinary Event

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has no shortage of great culinary festivals, from St Barth to Barbados, all showcasing the marvelous diversity of Caribbean food. But one of the Caribbean’s most popular destination food festivals has a rather …

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From Nassau to Bonaire, 5 Caribbean Places to Visit in September

 Autumn is a time of recharge in the Caribbean, a period when some destinations cool down, visitors thin and certain hotels close for their annual upgrades. But the vast majority of destinations eagerly welcome visitors in September, when you can …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor How do you want to take the British Virgin Islands — one ravishing island at a time, or all at once in a grand tour by sea? Here are seven ways to experience the wonders of …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s a very different way to cruise around the Caribbean — think megayacht instead of cruise ship, ultra-luxe instead of mainstream. And now SeaDream Yacht Club is accepting reservations for its 2021 spring season, the company said …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Dan Carlson, who sent in this lovely shot of the view of White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Boutique cruise line Seadream Yacht Club has big plans for its 2020 season in the Caribbean. The line will kick off that year in the Caribbean, including more calls in Cuba and the addition of …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

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 Whether you want a traditional resort getaway or a sailing adventure, the British Virgin Islands has always been one of the Caribbean’s ultimate destinations. And that’s still true today. The British Virgin Islands has made an inspiring comeback from last …

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t just the Caribbean’s best sailing destination — it’s one of its greatest food getaways, too. And that’s always been true for travelers in the know — whether you’re downing a massive lobster at the Big …

 By Alexander Britell It’s long been the Mecca of yachting in the Caribbean, a bucket list destination that has sent a siren song to travelers and adventurers around the world. And here’s the good news: The British Virgin Islands is …

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 There’s something about the rum punch in the sand, the beer on the beach, the gregarious proprietor, that seems to etch itself in the mind of every traveler to the Caribbean. Plainly, the Caribbean beach bar epitomizes the Caribbean vacation …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another famous beach bar has reopened its doors on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board announced this week. Following the reopenings …

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 By Alexander Britell If there’s one place that defines the Caribbean beach bar, one place that draws rum-loving pilgrims from around the world, it’s the Soggy Dollar Bar. But after closing due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the legendary spot …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The first cruise ships have returned to the British Virgin Islands for the 2017-2018 cruise season. The British Virgin Islands’ Tortola Pier Park was buzzing last week with the arrival of the first two official …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Country music superstar and longtime friend of the Virgin Islands Kenny Chesney is providing a big boost for one of his favorite islands in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Chesney’s Love City Foundation is helping …

 By Alexander Britell It’s hard to think of a more remarkable trip in the Caribbean than a sailing journey across the British Virgin Islands. It’s something I’ve had the privilege of doing several times, and each time it felt life-changing …