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Discovering Port Ferdinand, Barbados’ Hottest Luxury Destination

 You wake up every morning to a stunning, shiny turquoise out your window, joined by superyachts and sea turtles.  It’s a view that becomes impossible to resist, a marvelous marriage of serenity and energy.  There aren’t any other hotels quite …

In Jamaica, a Serene Sandals All-Inclusive

 Nearly 15 years after opening as Sandals Whitehouse, the Sandals South Coast resort is the only major hotel development on the south shore of Jamaica. And as long as that remains the case, this all-inclusive hotel will remain a special …

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This Company Is Adding Two New Cuba Resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A leading Asian resort company is in the midst of a major expansion in Cuba. Archipelago International, the largest independent hotel company in Southeast Asia, is adding two resorts in Cuba, the company said. Archipelago …

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barbados wedding sandals

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Sandals Royal Barbados resort has expanded its wedding offerings with the addition of the new “Sky Terrace” venue. Brides and grooms can say “I Do” or throw a lavish and memorable reception while overlooking the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury hotel brand Kempinski is adding a second hotel property in Cuba. The Swiss company, which debuted its five-star Gran Manzana Hotel Kempinski in Havana in 2017, will be opening a five-star luxury resort on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean has officially opened its new $250 million private island destination in The Bahamas. The new project is set at the northwestern edge of the Berry Islands chain in The Bahamas highlighted by a …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotspot in Virgin Gorda. Oil Nut Bay’s highly-anticipated Marina Village has now officially opened — and the centerpiece is Nova, its new overwater lounge. Nova has instantly become one of the BVI’s trendiest …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s already Antigua’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 — but now the soon-to-debut Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa has announced another major component. The 294-room all-inclusive hotel will include Antigua’s first-ever overwater bungalows set on Antigua’s Deep …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dreamed of a stay in an overwater bungalow? How about an overwater wedding? Sandals has made another addition to its growing portfolio of overwater experiences in the Caribbean, this time with a new over-the-water chapel at …

all-inclusive overwater jamaica

 By Tim CotroneoCJ Contributor Sandals revolutionized the region’s overwater experience when it debuted its overwater villas at the Sandals Royal Caribbean in Jamaica, the first-ever overwater bungalows in the English-speaking Caribbean. And now they’re at it again, with another kind …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals has already taken the overwater bungalow concept into the Caribbean — and now it’s going further. The Caribbean resort brand has debuted a new overwater bar at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, the …

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 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

 By Alexander Britell There’s a new way to stay in an overwater bungalow in the Caribbean. The El Dorado Maroma resort is planning to debut new overwater bungalow suites at its Riviera Maya property in September. The new Palafitos over-the-water suites, …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor You wake up with just the sound of the waves, in touch with the elements. It’s your own aquatic paradise. But the overwater bungalow fantasy isn’t limited the Pacific — there are a handful of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Who hasn’t dreamt of a romantic idyll in an overwater suite? But if Bora Bora is beyond your budget, you’ll be thrilled to hear that Sandals Resort is bringing the dream within reach, announcing the …

 There are spa treatments and there are spa treatments. This is surely the latter — the overwater bungalows at the Fern Tree Spa at Jamaica’s Half Moon resort. They’re the perfect place for a breezy, oceanside massage — or simply beautiful …

zoetry aruba overwater bungalows

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotel coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, and it will have something very rare in the Caribbean: overwater bungalows. The 126-suite Zoëtry Isla di Oro will be one of the …