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The 10 Hottest Tables in the Caribbean Right Now

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

St Barth’s Chez Yvon: Honest, Wonderful French Caribbean Cooking

 By Alexander Britell The “snack” is a peculiarly French Caribbean concept; somewhere halfway between a bar and a cafe, casual and care free, open when it’s open but not all the time. You’ll find these little eateries dotted all over …

$45 Million Mountain Lodge Project Coming to Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that’s what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new …

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 By Alexander Britell You’re just a few blocks from the Queen’s Staircase, tucked away at a table in a corner of a colonial mansion in Old Nassau, when the spread arrives. Cookies and pastries, house-made bonbons; trays of miniature sandwiches, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most legendary hotspots is making its return. The chic Nikki Beach beachfront lounge is reopening in St Jean on March 30, the company told Caribbean Journal this week. “A longtime staple …

 The totally transformed Hotel Manapany has officially reopened in St Barth. The B Signature Hotels property held its reopening on Tuesday morning, a boost for St Barth’s quickly recovering tourism sector and a return for one of the island’s venerable …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most popular hotspots is coming back. Bonito St Barth, the Peruvian-French fusion eatery in Gustavia, is planning to reopen on March, 10, according to the restaurant. The opening comes just in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Divi & Tamarijn Aruba signature restaurant, Red Parrot, is starting off the new year with a new look. Offering dining options indoors and beachside on its outdoor terrace, Red Parrot was remodeled to offer guests a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s Anse Chastanet resort has unveiled its newest dining concept, with a focus on ultra-fresh seafood. The resort’s Treehouse restaurant has debuted its new menu called Balawoo, a Creole name for a small fish, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most popular eateries has reopened its doors. Restaurant Shellona, the hip waterfront outpost on Shell Beach in Gustavia reopened for the season on Dec. 27. This is the second season for …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

Quintessence Hotel

 Above: the new Quintessence (All photos by Joe Jenkin) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new addition to Anguilla’s hotel product is set to come on stream next month with a Jan. 1 opening date. The Quintessence Hotel, billed …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 By Alexander Britell It’s the kind of place that would be at home in some hip enclave of Austin or Portland, Williamsburg or L.A. But at the same time, it’s totally at home in the Caribbean. That’s not easy to …

bougainvillea barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bougainvillea Beach Resort in Barbados has announced a rebranding. The resort is now called Bougainvillea Barbados, having also unveiled a “transformative” multimillion-dollar renovation, according to the property. The renovation project included newly redesigned indoor …

beaches turks

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has reopened its family-friendly Beaches Turks and Caicos resort. The property, which had been closed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, reopened ahead of schedule on Dec. 14. Accommodations across the resort …

Comfort Suites

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Comfort Suites Paradise Island has named Yasmine Mills-Strachan as its new Director of Sales. Strachan joined the Comfort Suites Paradise Island team in May 2014 as Sales Manager in the Sales and Marketing Department, and was …

coconut bay

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia’s Coconut Bay all-inclusive has reopened after completing $3 million in refurbishments over the course of a month-long closure. The enhancements focused on improving guests’ experiences from dining experience from dining venues to poolside. “Our …

caribbean travel

 This year was not without its challenges in the Caribbean. But in the face of overwhelming adversity, the Caribbean showed its toughness and resilience. It’s something that’s eminently clear, as hard-hit islands quickly recover, with most already welcoming back travelers, …