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This Belize Hotel Just Rebranded

 The Belize Ocean Club hotel has officially rebranded, the company said this week.  The Placencia-area boutique hotel has relaunched with a new name: Umaya Resort and Adventures.  “The new Umaya experience offers what our guests are looking for in Belize – a …

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Barceló Is Opening a New All-Inclusive in Mexico

 Spain’s Barceló Hotel Group is bringing a new adults-only, all-inclusive resort to the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new Barceló Maya Riviera is set to debut Dec. 15 in the heart of the Riviera Maya, a company spokesperson told Caribbean …

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Relais & Chateaux’s Newest Caribbean Hotel Is in Dominica

 Relais & Chateaux, the global collection of boutique luxury hotels, has added its newest property in the Caribbean, and it’s a special one: Dominica’s Secret Bay. The boutique luxury eco-resort in northern Dominica is now Relais & Chateaux’s seventh property …

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 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company is making its debut on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts company is bringing a Secrets-branded resort to Aruba’s Baby Beach.  The 600-key Secrets Baby Beach Aruba is slated for completion …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Adam Pearson, who sent in this lovely shot of the view from his balcony at the Secrets Wild Orchid resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Have you taken a great photo in …

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 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 …

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 A hot new resort is coming to one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotel destinations: Belize.  The new Alaia Belize is set in the bustling destination of San Pedro Town in Ambergris Caye, a residential resort community that will be part …

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 “Luxury all inclusive” is a term that invites immediate skepticism.  If you’ve ever stayed at a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton or an Aman resort, you know there’s more to a five-star resort experience than offering top-shelf liquor at a …

old bahama

 One of the most popular places to stay in Grand Bahama has officially returned in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.  The island’s Old Bahama Bay Resort and Yacht Club reopened its doors over the weekend.  “We are officially open,” the …

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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 Ritz-Carlton has officially opened its first-ever Ritz-Carlton Reserve resort in Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is set on the Sea of Cortez in the charming destination of San Jose del Cabo, a quieter corner …

st maarten eco

 A new eco-resort project is coming to St Maarten, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called the St Maarten Hillside Plantation and Eco Resort, and it will be a new kind of tourism project on the island.  The project is the …

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 It was long the best resort in Guadeloupe, but now the chic La Toubana resort has taken things to another level.  La Toubana, set in the hip beach town of Sainte Anne, has officially become the first five-star resort in …

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 A new $150 million Margaritaville resort project is coming to the Dominican Republic.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Cap Cana has broken ground in the tony Cap Cana section of Punta Cana.  The all-inclusive property is the first-ever …

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 St Barth’s most iconic resort is making its long-awaited comeback this month.  The Oetker Collection’s Eden Rock St Barths is set for its official reopening on Nov. 20, according to the company.  The resort, set on the spectacular St Jean …

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 The recently-expanded Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection resort in Anguilla is set to reopen for the season this week.  The luxury Meads Bay-area resort will relaunch Nov. 1 with a total of 63 rooms, an expansion from its prior total of …

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 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 …

antigua hammock

 The hottest all-inclusive opening in the Caribbean this year is set for Antigua in December.  Hammock Cove, the newest resort from leading Caribbean hospitality firm Elite Island Resorts, will officially open its doors on Dec. 1.  The adults-only resort will …