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The Manapany Reopens in St Barth

 The totally transformed Hotel Manapany has officially reopened in St Barth. The B Signature Hotels property held its reopening on Tuesday morning, a boost for St Barth’s quickly recovering tourism sector and a return for one of the island’s venerable …

1,000-Room Hotel Project Breaks Ground in Punta Cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A huge new hotel project has officially broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina kicked off construction for the new Lopesan Costa Bavaro Resort, Spa and Casino, an estimated $180 million …

British Virgin Islands’ Oil Nut Bay to Reopen in March

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ tony Oil Nut Bay luxury real estate community in Virgin Gorda is reopening to guests in March. Oil Nut Bay is relaunching its villa rental program beginning in March, according to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons’ Anguilla resort is reopening in March, the company told Caribbean Journal in a statement on Monday. One of three Four Seasons-branded resorts in the Caribbean (the others are the brand’s Nevis resort and …

coconut bay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests’ experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside. “Our …

cancun hotels

 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Richard Branson’s Necker Island and the British Virgin Islands work to recover from Hurricane Irma, the Necker Cup pro-am tennis tournament is being held this week at the Baha Mar resort in the Bahamas. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Yemaya Island Hideaway and Spa off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua is reopening in November with a host of upgrades. The property, located on Little Corn Island, is debuting new accommodations, an upgraded food …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s newest adults-only all-inclusive resort, Serenity at Coconut Bay, opened in June. The 36-suite enclave is a resort-within-a resort at Coconut Bay Resort & Spa, part of a sprawling 85-acre estate that hugs a …

adults only all inclusive

 An adults only all inclusive is particiularly well suited for a Caribbean vacation —  it combines the comfort and ease of an all inclusive with the tranquil exclusivity of an adults only retreat, two things have an even better way …

 The Excellence all-inclusive brand is expanding to Jamaica, the company announced this week. The adults-only Excellence Oyster Bay resort is slated to open in Jamaica on June 1, 2018 on a property about 35 minutes from Montego Bay’s airport close …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel opening of 2017: the new Park Hyatt St. Kitts, and it’s now taking bookings for Deember. The hotel is now bookable for stays beginning Dec. 16, a spokesperson for the hotel told Caribbean Journal, …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

 Call us selfish, but when we’re staying at a Caribbean resort, having our own private pool is a convenience we just can’t pass up. And if you’re equally indulgent, you’ll want to check out this plunge-worthy roundup of our regional …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We’re all about the beach, but sometimes a little poolside relaxation is in order. When we’re craving some lounge time, these are the pools where we like to pull up a chaise (and suck down …

 SOME ARE spectacles, others sanctuaries. Ultimately, the quality of a great pool depends on the occasion. Looking to relax? Looking to take in the views? The Caribbean has more great pools than we can count, but these are our 10 …

 Above: the Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa has begun taking bookings ahead of its planned December opening. The property, which is currently being renovated, is the former LaSource Resort. Sandals …