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Atlantis Bahamas Closed Through May 15

 The Atlantis Bahamas megaresort on Paradise Island has announced a temporary closure that will run through May 15, according to a spokesperson for the property.  The temporary closure of Atlantis Paradise Island is of course in response to the global …

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Caribbean Moment: A Perfect Sandbar in The Bahamas

 It’s just called The Sandbar, a stretch of sublime strands of ocean sand remote enough that it’s never gotten a real name.  It’s set just off the coast of Cape Eleuthera, the southwestern-most corner of the enchanting island of Eleuthera …

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Caribbean Moment: On the Beach in Antigua

 Take a brief moment out of your day to dream about the gorgeous Caribbean island of Antigua.  There are 365 beaches here, and the one at the Galley Bay resort is right near the top.  It’s set on a secluded …

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belize resort bungalows

 The Sirenian Bay Resort and Villas in Belize has completed a major expansion project.  The Placencia-area family-owned resort has debuted a total of 12 new beachfront bungalows, with a mix of one- and two-bedroom units.  Each of the bungalows has …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Donna Harrison, who sent in this lovely shot of Flamingo Beach, the signature stretch of sand at the Renaissance in Aruba.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …

aruba coronavirus

 Aruba, one of the Caribbean’s most popular destinations, has launched a series of aggressive measures to contain and prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba has officially restricted all non-residents of Aruba from entering …

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 …

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 People sometimes forget the sheer vastness of The Bahamas. You may know there are 700 islands and cays, but you may not realize that The Bahamas covers an expanse of almost 655,000 square kilometers. It is not just a country …

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 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, …

atlantis renovation

 Atlantis Paradise Island is in the midst of another major renovation project, this time to the property’s signature hotel, The Royal.  The upgrades to the property initially include The Royal’s East Tower, which will be completed by the end of …

st maarten beachfront bistro

 One of St Maarten’s most popular places to stay is adding a new beachfront bistro.  The island’s Oyster Bay Beach Resort will soon begin construction on the new Veranda Market and Bistro, a spokesperson for the property told Caribbean Journal.  …

french leave

 The spectacular beaches of the Caribbean remain the region’s ultimate siren song for travelers. They’re the reason we sit at our desks, dreaming of the islands, placing ourselves there, even just for a moment.  They’re the essence of what makes …

dreams curacao resort

 AMResorts’ Dreams brand, which launched a new resort in Curacao at the end of last year, is expanding on the Dutch Caribbean island.  The adults-only Floris Suite Hotel will close after Easter to undergo a significant renovation, after which the …

caribbean beach resorts

 It’s just you and the sand. No crowds, no hassle, no long journeys to get from your room to the water.  That’s what the best beach resorts are about — places where nothing stands between you and the object of …

jamaica americans flocking

 Jamaica saw surging tourism growth last year, fueled largely by a dramatic increase in visits by travelers from the United States.  Jamaica reported 1.838 million stayover arrivals from the United States market, which represented a 12.9 percent increase compared to …

royal caribbean bahamas

 A partnership between Royal Caribbean International and Bahamas Port Investments has purchased the Grand Lucayan Resort on Grand Bahama in The Bahamas.  The government of The Bahamas was the seller of the property, which it had originally purchased the resort …

turks caicos tourism director

 Turks and Caicos’ Wymara Resort and Villas has named a new general manager.  The property has promoted its director of sales and marketing, Jorge Collazo, to the role of general manager.  Longtime Caribbean hospitality veteran Collazo will oversee “all aspects …

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 The highly-anticipated new all-inclusive Royalton Grenada has officially opened its doors on the island’s Magazine Beach.  The new Royalton, set at the former Grenadian by Rex Resorts property, is a major infusion of energy into Grenada’s tourism sector.  The 269-room, …