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11 Caribbean Beach Bars to Visit in 2018

 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 …

Another Jost Van Dyke Beach Bar Reopens

 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 …

soggy dollar bar

The British Virgin Islands’ Soggy Dollar Bar Is Open Again

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the most legendary New Year’s Eve party in the Caribbean, and it’s back on for Dec. 31. The British Virgin Islands’ world-famous Foxy’s Old Year’s Night party is going ahead as planned this year, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ tourism recovery continues. In another positive step for the destination, ferry service has resumed from Tortola to the island of Jost Van Dyke. New Horizon Ferry Service Ltd has resumed a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most legendary beach bars has reopened in the wake of last month’s hurricanes. Foxy’s Tamarind Bar on Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke has officially reopened its doors. “The storm blew …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Raif Hastings, who sent this photo of White Bay taken during a week-long stay at a villa on the island in the British Virgin Islands. “We were really …

 Luxury boutique cruise line Seabourn has released its new itineraries for 2018 in the Caribbean. The carrier’s Seabourn Odyssey will operate Caribbean cruises in the fall 2018 season, with a total of 18 seven-day Caribbean cruises between Bridgetown, Barbados and …

 “Red nuts and gin.” Within this phrase somewhere was great wisdom, the secret to enlightenment, or so Seddy at the corner of the bar instructed us. This was the venerable A&B Bar, a Jost Van Dyke institution older than anyone …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Brent Adamson, who sent in this stunning shot of the north side of Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Melanie Morgan, who sent in this superb shot of White Bay on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

 We’ve always said that the best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. But some beaches are that much more special — the ones that repay great journeys. But what makes a great beach? Is it the …

 It may seem like a list of 50 beach bars is a lot. But when we finished compiling this momentous list, we weren’t even breathing hard. That’s because the Caribbean is the beach bar capital of Planet Earth, and we …

 Above: the Beach Bar in St John ST JOHN — It’s one of the first things you see when you reach the harbour of Cruz Bay, St John, US Virgin Islands, when you look past the rolling green hills and …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes you want to go somewhere everybody knows your name – or at least where you’re guaranteed to get a great rum punch or local beer. Check out this list (in no particular order) of …