Saint Lucia’s Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort Is Reopening

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One of the leading luxury hotels in Saint Lucia is reopening, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, will officially welcome back guests in November, following what the property calls an “extensive” renovation project.  The biggest changes include […]


Marriott Opens New Hotel in Tulum, Mexico

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Marriott International has opened its first-ever hotel property in the hip beach town of Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new Aloft Tulum, which is managed by Highgate, opened its doors this week in the heart of Tulum’s […]


A Secret All-Inclusive Resort in Antigua

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You’re on your own private pool deck, just a step above the sand, a sanctuary hidden away among the palm trees.  it’s time for a three-course lunch with a glass of rosé followed by a nap in the shade, the […]


The 15 Best Luxury Resorts in the Caribbean for 2021

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In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is […]

How to Have a Floating Breakfast in Aruba

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The recently-expanded Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in Aruba has launched a rather clever new amenity: a floating breakfast. For guests staying the property’s Plunge Pool Casita, the hotel will deliver a special floating breakfast package with fresh juices, tropical fruit, pastries, […]

An Inside Look at the Transformed Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana

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After a recent visit to the Dominican Republic by Caribbean Journal, it appears as though new COVID-19-related safety measures are making hotel guests feel comfortable booking at AMResorts’ two hottest properties in the country. CJ was on hand recently as […]


Guadeloupe Has a New Boutique Hotel

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A new luxury hotel has officially debuted this week in the tony Le Francois area of Guadeloupe. It’s called Le Cocotel, and the four-star, boutique property has 10 rooms along with a standalone villa called La Villa. The latter has […]

Caribbean Moment: 18 Seconds in St Croix

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No matter where you are, all of us can use a moment to dream, to escape.  And the Caribbean, its beauty, its wonder, can provide a welcome respite in an uneasy time.  The latest Caribbean Moment takes you to the […]

Kimpton Opens First of Five New Key West Resorts

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The Conch Republic is officially the new home of the first in what will be a portfolio of five new Kimpton-branded Key West resorts.  InterContinental Hotel Group’s fast-expanding Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants brand has launched the new Winslow’s Bungallows hotel.  […]


Hyatt Adds a New Adults-Only Pool in Aruba

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The Hyatt Regency Aruba has debuted a new adults-only pool.  The new pool called “Trankilo” is set on a 43,000-square-foot beachfront space.  The three-tiered pool, which was designed by Fort Lauderdale-based architecture firm EDSA, has limestone walls, “living bougainvillea structures” […]

Punta Cana Airport, the Caribbean's Busiest Air Hub, Is Making Changes

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The Caribbean’s busiest airport is planning major improvements to its customer experience this year, headlined by the implementation of U.S. Customs and Immigration PreClearance.  Punta Cana, which is the most popular destination in the Dominican Republic and the wider Caribbean […]

The Bahamas Has a New Beach Hotel

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There’s a new way to stay on the beach in one of the great undiscovered destinations in The Bahamas.  It’s called Caerula Mar Club, and the new boutique beach hotel is set in Andros, the largest island in The Bahamas.  […]


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