restaurants

St Martin’s La Plantation to Reopen in April

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of French St Martin’s venerable hotels is planning a partial reopening next month. The boutique Hotel La Plantation in Orient Bay is targeting a reopening date of April 16, according to a statement from …

VIDEO: Checking in to Barbados’ Ocean Two Resort

 There’s a bit of everything in the St Lawrence Gap of Barbados: fish shacks, beach bars, nightclubs, restaurants, artists, characters and rum shops. It’s the bustling, ever-energetic, colorful corner of the south coast of Barbados, a slice of life and …

Aruba Marriott Completes Room Upgrades

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino has completed a series of upgrades to the property, including soft renovations of all 411 guest rooms. The changes included renovations to the resort’s Ruth’s Chris steakhouse,; a …

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 By Alexander Britell World-class restaurants. Historic forts. Creative cocktail bars. And even its own little cay. This is Christiansted, St Croix, and it’s time it got on your travel radar. Because the best-kept secret in the US Virgin Islands has …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda’s fast-growing culinary scene is on display again this month with the latest edition of Bermuda Restaurant Weeks. The annual program will feature 51 local restaurants this year, from the newly-opened Divots at Belmont Hills …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau’s Baha Mar is continuing its culinary push with the debut of another new restaurant: Shuang Ba. The eatery at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas aims to showcase “authentic tastes” and offer travelers the …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Global lifestyle hospitality company sbe [sic] is expanding its Disruptive Restaurant Group portfolio in the Bahamas with the opening of Fi’lia by Michael Schwartz. The Italian restaurant concept, featuring 202 seats of indoor and outdoor …

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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International’s major new resort in Barbados has officially opened its doors. The new, all-suite Sandals Royal Barbados made its debut on the south coast of Barbados this week as the second Sandals-branded resort …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association is reporting strong sponsor and delegate interest in the upcoming Caribbean Travel Marketplace, to be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan. CHTA’s Director General Frank Comito …

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, …

mexico all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

MSC Seaside

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new cruise ship is coming to PortMiami. MSC Cruises’ new MSC Seaside, the company’s new flagship, has officially come into service and is making a transatlantic crossing to its new homeport in Miami. …

best islands

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is one of the more fascinating yet undiscovered islands in the region — from its captivating historic capital to its off-the-beaten-path beaches. To show you a bit more about why we love it here, we …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New York City-based JetBlue has announced plans to launch a new daily nonstop route between Newark Liberty International Airport and Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport in the Dominican Republic. The route will provide new …

 Before Grand Case was Grand Case. Before Cabarete was Cabarete. There was something. An energy, a draw, a feeling that one day a small beach town would become something else entirely. That’s the feeling you get when you walk down …

Le Village St Barth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top hotels in St Barth is reopening next month, Caribbean Journal has learned. The four-star Le Village St Barth in St Jean is now accepting reservations for trips beginning Dec. 1. “The …

 By Alexander Britell There was a lively bourbon masterclass event at Gustavia’s popular 25 Quarter bar on Monday, a few hours after a luxury yacht had found its way into the harbor. La Petite Colombe was serving warm baguettes and …