The Caribbean’s Newest Beach Hotel Is In Martinique 

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It’s one of the coolest beach towns anywhere in the Caribbean: Le Carbet on the northern Caribbean coast of the island of Martinique.  While the town abounds with great eateries, beach bars, local shopping (and the world-class Rhum Neisson distillery, […]


The 23 Best Caribbean Islands to Visit in 2023

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Can you believe it has been nearly three years since the world changed? In that span, the destinations of the Caribbean have undergone a tumultuous, frantic, whirring upheaval, one that turned from total static to what is today an abundant, […]


The 25 Best Beach Bars in the Caribbean 2023

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There are countless reasons to travel to the Caribbean. But on cold winter afternoons, one image manages to slide into our imaginations more frequently: a cold rum punch at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.  Beach bars just call to […]


American Airlines Resumes Nonstop Martinique Flights 

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American Airlines has relaunched its nonstop service between Miami and Martinique, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  After a brief hiatus during the shoulder season, American is once again operating flights between Miami International Airport and Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport.  The […]

Caribbean Moment: The Sound of Sunset in Martinique 

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It’s one of the most charming little towns in the Caribbean: Saint Pierre, the northern village in Martinique that was once the “Paris of the Caribbean” before it was largely destroyed in a volcanic eruption in 1902.  Today, the town […]

St Barth Festival Crowns Best Rums in the Caribbean 

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It began with a rooftop, oceanfront tasting of ultra-rare Martinique rum at St Barth’s magnificent Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa.  It concluded with a rum festival right at the water’s edge in Gustavia, bookended by superyachts.  And in between, the […]


Martinique’s French Coco Hotel is Reopening 

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Martinique’s French Coco Hotel is reopening its doors in November, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The luxury boutique hotel will begin welcoming back guests on Nov. 18, the property confirmed.  “We are all prepared and delighted to welcome you back to […]

In Martinique, a Legendary Caribbean Beach Bar

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I’m looking out to the sea off Le Carbet, tasting a selection of Rhum Agricole from Martinique’s newest distillery, Baie de Tresor, a handful of bottles sitting on a barrel right on the beach.  I had some accras to start, […]

17 Great Caribbean Beaches You Can Only Reach By Boat 

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They’re tucked away in tiny corners of the Caribbean, set off far in the middle of the sea, hidden beneath cliffs.  They’re those rarefied beaches that are a bit harder to reach, the ones you can’t fly to, the ones […]


Club Med’s Bahamas All-Inclusive Resort Reopens This Week 

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For years it was arguably the signature all-inclusive resort in The Bahamas: the Club Med Columbus, the beach resort on the remote island of San Salvador.  And now, for the first time since the onset of the pandemic, the property […]

The Caribbean’s Best Beach Bar Beaches 

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Who doesn’t love a great beach bar?  What about an entire beach filled with them?  Travel across the Caribbean and you’ll find them, single stretches of sand teeming with beach bars, often all right in a row — beach bars […]

5 Secret Caribbean Beach Hotels to Try Right Now 

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There’s nothing like a Caribbean hotel that’s right on the sand.  There’s nothing standing between you and a blissful morning bobbing in the ocean, lazing at the edge of the waves, listening to the Caribbean’s original album.  Sure, you can […]


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