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The 7 Best Beach Resorts in Belize

 Belize has many eco-resorts in its unspoiled rainforests — Chaa Creek and the Ka’Ana Resort, to name a couple of outstanding examples — but this Central American nation also has hundreds of miles of Caribbean coastline on its eastern border, …

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The Best All-Inclusive Private-Island Destinations

 At the best private-island all-inclusive destinations in the Caribbean, you’ll find the all-inclusive experience without all the crowds.  That means the comfort and convenience of all-inclusive in a luxurious, rarefied package, often in some of the most luxurious spots in …

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A New Private-Island Resort Is Opening in Belize

 A new private-island destination is coming to Belize, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Ray Caye, and it will make its debut off the coast of Placencia in January 2020.  The 20-room resort is a reimagining of the former Hatchet …

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 Royal Caribbean International is predicting a massive surge in its cruise tourism business in the Caribbean over the next decade.  Speaking at the recent Caribbean Tourism Outlook forum in Antigua, Royal Caribbean International CEO Michael Bayley said he was predicting …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos villa formerly owned by music legend Prince has been sold. The sprawling estate in Turks and Caicos’s Turtle Tail area in Providenciales has been sold for $10.8 million, according to Turks …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Providenciales in Turks and Caicos is known as one of the top luxury destinations in the Caribbean, and it got just a little bit posher in January with the opening of Ambergris Cay, a 10-villa all-inclusive …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Getaway cruise ship has completed a two-week dry dock that included an “extensive” makeover. The ship’s changes included new venues and artwork; upgraded social spaces and what the company called “refreshed” …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In one of the biggest real estate listings in the Caribbean in years, a beachfront estate at Turks and Caicos’ tony Parrot Cay private island has hit the market for $33 million. And you may …

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 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor   St. Croix combines many of the the best attributes of the U.S. Virgin Islands: towns named after Danish kings (Christiansted and Frederiksted) have the shopping, dining, and nightlife options you’d find in St. Thomas, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new private-island destination in the heart of the Turks and Caicos Islands. A new boutique all-inclusive hotel has quietly opened its doors on the three-mile-long island of Ambergris Cay (not to be confused …

Bahamas Resorts Cat Island

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two resorts (and a private island) have been listed for sale in The Bahamas — and they’re all on up-and-coming Cat Island. Nassau-based real estate brokerage firm Engel & Volkers Bahamas has listed the three properties …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The venerable Petit St Vincent private-island resort in the Grenadines is reopening its doors Nov. 1, set to mark its 50th season. It’s a major milestone for the 115-acre, 22-unit property, which is relaunching next …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s legendary Jumby Bay Island is open again, following an extensive enhancement project. The private-island resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation that gave Oetker Collection, which took over management of the property last year, a …

Private Island Grenadines

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the Caribbean’s most intoxicating destinations: St Vincent the Grenadines, the collection of green-hilled islands and cays at the edge of the Southern Caribbean. It’s a place that has long been a favorite …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s beautiful, it’s quirky, it’s historic, it’s scenic and … it’s open. One of the British Virgin Islands’ leading hotels has officially launched its soft reopening: Guana Island. A spokesperson confirmed to Caribbean Journal that the first …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new private island on the market in the Caribbean: Little Pipe Cay in The Bahamas, and it just might be the ultimate private island in the region. Set in the heart of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for your own private piece of paradise? There’s another private island on the block in The Bahamas. It’s called Jim Cay, and it’s got just under 8 acres of land, with a pristine white …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most exclusive private island resorts is making a comeback this summer. The British Virgin Islands’ Guana Island is slated to make its post-Irma return in July, according to a statement from …