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Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun Completes Renovation

 Cancun’s Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation project, parent company La Coleccion announced this week. The remodel to the all-inclusive property included upgrades to more than 500 rooms and suites, including redesigned bathrooms, hurricane-shock-proof windows, new …

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The 10 Best Caribbean Wellness Resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes, when everyday stresses threaten to dim our dazzle, what we really need is a restorative getaway, a few days devoted to our physical and emotional health in an idyllic location. If that sounds like …

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Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion to Undergo Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion resort is set to undergo a major renovation, the property announced this week. The project is designed to “significantly enhance the facilities of the hotel and provide a comfortable and luxurious …

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 They’re far from the crowds, far from the cruise ships, home to empty beaches and full glasses. These islands in the Caribbean are the way it all used to be, places where there is still the charm of discovery and …

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts has new management. Antigua’s Jumby Bay private island resort will now be operated by Oetker Collection, a manager of a 10-hotel luxury hotel portfolio that includes the Eden Rock — St …

 A major new resort project is coming to Grand Cayman from one of the Caribbean’s most innovative developers. Fast-expanding developer Howard Hospitality Group has announced the development of a new $285 million project on the former Pageant Beach site in …

 A new beachfront family resort has opened its doors in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone: the Seadust Cancun Family Resort. The 505-room all-inclusive was formerly the Great Parnassus Family Resort, the product of a multimillion-dollar renovation project that updated …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Legendary NFL receiver Randy Moss is a morning workout freak, which I found out painfully fast on my first day attending his week-long fitness retreat at St. Lucia’s BodyHoliday resort. Wellness never goes out of season …

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 Canadian travel giant Blue Diamond Resorts is taking over the management and operation of Antigua’s Jolly Beach Resort and Spa, the company announced Monday. The move will take effect beginning Sept. 1, the company said in a release. “We look …

 Cancun’s skyline is changing with the major revamp of the Temptation Cancun “playground for grown ups,” undertaken with the help of world-famous designer Karim Rashind. The resort reopens Aug. 15 as Cancun’s sexiest adults-only property, with a striking, ultra-modern new …

 It begins, as it should, with a perfect stretch of sugar-white sand, with navy umbrellas and turquoise waves. This is the other side of Nassau, a kinder, gentler edge of the island of New Providence called Sandyport. It’s a true …

Sun & Ice

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Summertime calls for beach days and barbecues and, if you’re anything like us, liberal amounts of ice cream. And now, if you’re in the Bahamas this summer, there’s a new spot you can check out …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Headed to Jamaica? If you’ve already seen the sunset in Negril and soaked up the rays on Doctor’s Cave Beach in Montego Bay, why not spend a few days in Ocho Rios? The north coast …

 Barbuda, long one of the Caribbean’s great undiscovered beach escapes, has a major new real estate development. It’s called Barbuda Bay, and it launched in May with plans for 22 private villas anchored by the Lighthouse Bay Resort, according to …

 Grenada’s luxury offering is continuing to grow, with another new project underway: The Point at Petite Calivigny. The residential resort complex will include a combination of luxury villas, condominiums, bungalows and suites. Phase one of the project will see the …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from …

 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 …

 Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is launching a new “Hook-to-Cook” program. Starting this month, guests at the Puerto Rico retreat have the opportunity to enjoy a half-day fishing excursion before retreating to La Cocina, the property’s interactive culinary education center, …