resorts

Casa de Campo to Open “Golf Learning Center”

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new golf academy is coming to the Caribbean’s leading golf resort. The Dominican Republic’s Casa de Campo is opening a new Golf Learning Center, the property announced this week. Charlie Epps, a 40-year …

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 …

Punta Cana Resorts

5 Punta Cana Resorts to Visit Right Now

 Punta Cana resorts welcome more than two million North American visitors each year, making the area the most popular single vacation destination in the Caribbean – and with good reason. The Dominican Republic resort town seduces with broad white-sands bordered …

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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 …

 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 …

 Sandals Resorts is adding a number of new suite categories at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, and the company has unveiled the first renderings of the new units. Sandals Montego Bay has six new room categories coming at …

Affordable All Inclusive jolly beach

 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 …

ocho rios resorts

 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 …

 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 …

 By Alexander Britell Before you read any further, know this: the Baha Mar is open in the Bahamas. And it is an impressive thing. It is remarkably built, wonderfully modern and tastefully executed. It is a class above what you’re …

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 …

 Barceló Hotel Group has opened Barceló Mexico Reforma, a new 500-room, five-star flagship hotel in the heart of Mexico City. Barceló Mexico Reforma marks the group’s first urban hotel in Mexico, and will serve as a fitting addition to Paseo …

 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s newest adults-only resort, Serenity at Coconut Bay, offers guests the option of dining in an impressive 10 restaurants – nine at neighboring sister resort Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, as well as …

 Luxury hotel company Belmond is planning a significant renovation of the landmark Cap Juluca resort in Anguilla. The 96-room Cap Juluca was rebranded as Belmond Cap Juluca in May, following London-based Belmond’s purchase of the hotel from former owners Charles …

 The year’s most anticipated luxury hotel opening in the Caribbean has a new opening date. The long-awaited Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the brand’s first foray into the Caribbean, has announced plans to open on Nov. 1. That comes after the …

Melia Coco Beach

 Melia Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will be rebranding its Puerto Rico property as the Melia Coco Beach. Previously part of the Gran Melia portfolio, the hotel will undergo renovations throughout 2017, the company said in a release. …