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A Secret All-Inclusive Resort in Antigua

 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 …

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The 15 Best Luxury Resorts in the Caribbean for 2021

 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 …

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How to Have a Floating Breakfast in Aruba

 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, …

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punta cana secrets

 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 luxury hotel

 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 st croix moment

 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 …

key west resorts

 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.  …

aruba hyatt open

 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 caribbean

 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 …

bahamas beach hotel

 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.  …

aruba tourism july

 For years it was Aruba’s most beloved “small hotel,” a tiny oasis of 14 rooms just across from Palm Beach.  Now, after a major transformation project, Aruba’s family-owned Boardwalk has officially relaunched as a full-fledged boutique hotel, the Boardwalk Boutique …

four seasons nevis

 The Four Seasons Resort Nevis is nearing the final phases of a multi-year enhancement project. Nevis’ flagship resort has already begun unveiling several reimagined spaces, including the “completely reconstructed” pool, now dubbed the “Limin Pool,” and a new beachside eatery …

turks and caicos villa new

 A luxury villa in Turks and Caicos has just hit the real estate market for $6.25 million, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Cerulean, a four-bedroom, 10,538-square-foot stunner is set on the coast of Providenciales’ Princess Alexandra National Park. The property emphasizes …

barbados all-inclusive adults-only

 There’s a new adults-only, all-inclusive resort in Barbados. Barbados’ popular Accra Beach Hotel and Spa in Barbados has added a new luxury property to its portfolio called “The Abidah by Accra.” 
The resort, which first opened its doors this summer, …

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 By Alexander Britell What is almost certainly the most anticipated reopening of 2019 will be happening earlier than expected. The long-awaited return of The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas is set for Nov. 22, Caribbean Journal has learned. The reinvigorated resort’s debut …

windstar fleet upgrade

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Windstar Cruises has announced the cutting of the first steel on the transformation project of its MS Star Legend cruise ship. The company is redesigning and upgrading the ship as part of a $250 million …

kimpton caribbean roatan hotel cover

 By Alexander Britell Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is expanding again in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular upscale hotel brand is planning to open a new boutique resort on Roatan off the Caribbean coast of Honduras. The new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt Hotels has officially made its debut at the Coco Beach development in Puerto Rico. The company’s newest Caribbean resort is The Resort at Coco Beach, a Hyatt Affiliated Hotel, a rebranding of the former …