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A New Adults-Only Hotel Is Coming to the Riviera Maya

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Desire Resorts, known for its portfolio of adults-only, clothing-optional resorts, is adding a new boutique hotel in the Riviera Maya. The new Desire Mansion will be a luxury hotel-within-a-hotel at the existing Desire Riviera Maya …

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The 12 Best Nude Beaches You Can Visit

 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor The Caribbean’s rum-soaked reputation to the contrary, it’s not always “anything goes” in the region. But when it comes to nude beaches, you can find what you’re looking for across the wider Caribbean, from the …

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10 All-Inclusive Family Resorts to Visit Now

 Whether you’re traveling with your kids, your extended family or some other combination of relatives, going all-inclusive makes the family getaway significantly easier. And the best all-inclusive family resorts manage to combine the ease and comfort of the all-inclusive experience …

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all-inclusive margaritaville caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mexican Caribbean hotspot of Cancun is about to get its first-ever all-inclusive Margaritaville resort, part of a broad expansion for Margaritaville’s new all-inclusive brand. The new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancun by Karisma will …

marriott caribbean edition

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Marriott’s hottest hotel brands is coming to the Caribbean. The luxury boutique brand that was the brainchild of legendary hotelier Ian Schrager will be coming to the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Marriott has …

caribbean expansion posadas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barcelo Hotels is planning to open a major new adults-only all-inclusive resort in Mexico. The new Barcelo Maya Riviera adults-only is slated to join the company’s existing Riviera Maya portfolio when it opens this December. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico’s Atelier de Hoteles brand is set to debut a new luxury all-inclusive in the heart of the Riviera Maya. The new Atelier Playa Mujeres will open April 15 as the company’s first luxury resort. …

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 The all-inclusive vacation is a luxury in itself. There’s something so comfortable about never having to reach for your wallet during your stay, about the privilege of focusing only on enjoying your getaway. But when you’re at a luxury all-inclusive, …

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 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Auberge Resorts, which has been rapidly broadening its portfolio in the wider region, has named a new chief operating officer. In his new role, Gabaldon will lead the corporate operational and human resources strategies for …

mexico couples only hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury couples-only hotel is coming to Mexico’s Caribbean coastline, Caribbean Journal has learned. Original Group, known for its couples-only, adult-themed hotels, is expanding with a new boutique couples-only hotel on the Riviera Maya. …

riu caribbean hotels

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is planning more renovations in the Caribbean, the company said this week. That will include two properties: the Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Riu Ocho …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grupo Vidanta is planning to add a pair of high-profile boutique luxury resorts to its portfolio in Mexico. The company has announced the introduction of The Estates a new luxury development that will debut at …

mayakoba eatery

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a hip toes-in-the-sand eatery in the heart of the tony Mayakoba community on the Riviera Maya in Mexico. The Andaz Mayakoba Resort has debuted its new Sotavento beach restaurant, under the stewardship of executive …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

all-inclusive riviera maya new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a sea of large resorts, a new boutique all-inclusive is coming to the Riviera Maya in Mexico. The new La Casa de la Playa Resort, which will be set in the Xcaret eco-adventure community, …

lvmh belmond

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a move sure to shake up the global luxury hotel market, luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has announced an agreement to acquire hotel brand Belmond. The purchase of Belmond shares represented an …

all-inclusive grand velas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Velas Riviera Maya, one of the leading all-inclusive hotels in the wider Caribbean region, has officially joined independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels and Resorts. The property is one of 17 new members for Preferred …