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What’s New at Aruba’s Divi & Tamarijn

 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 …

A New Seafood Experience in Saint Lucia

 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, …

St Barth’s Shellona Reopens

 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 …

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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 …

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 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, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Global resort giant RIU Hotels and Resorts has opened its new expanded offering in Punta Cana. The Riu Republica adults-only resort on Punta Cana’s Arenda Gorda beach has debuted a major new expansion including an …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top resort comunities in the British Virgin Islands is reopening for the holidays. Virgin Gorda’s Oil Nut Bay luxury eco-resort community is planning to reopen as early as Dec. 16, the property …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort is reopening next month in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The resort will welcome back guests with existing reservations beginning Dec. 21, and will start taking new reservations beginning in January. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the British Virgin Islands’ most beloved boutique hotels is reopening its doors in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Sugar Mill Hotel has announced it will be reopening on Dec. 1 …

 It’s the essence of what makes the island of Martinique such a unique destination: the style, the creativity, the sophistication. It’s the gastronomy, the lush landscaping, the live music. Set on the Trinite peninsula on Martinique’s raw, beautiful Atlantic coast, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Norman Island is making a quick recovery in the wake of last month’s hurricanes. The island’s famous Club restaurant and bar is being renovated and will soon be ready to receive …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most legendary nighttime spots has reopened in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Le Ti St Barth, the edgy, always-bustling restaurant-lounge, opened its doors again this weekend. Le Ti St Barth, which …