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7 Secret All-Inclusive Hotels From Jamaica to Saint Lucia

 They aren’t all-inclusives. They’re low-density luxury resorts, or boutique hotels with personality, or rarefied private-island destinations. But they have a secret. You see, some of the best places to stay in the Caribbean may not be traditional all-inclusive hotels, but …

Kassav Is Coming to Saint Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most legendary bands is coming to Saint Lucia later this month. The Zouk group Kassav, the most famous in the history of the genre, is coming for a concert at Saint …

Saint Lucia Is Getting More New Flights From Air Canada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is adding a host of new flights to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be adding a new nonstop flight on Air Canada Rouge beginning Oct. 31, …

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caribbean boutique hotel awards

 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the signature bays in the Caribbean, the sort of tucked-away spot favored by yachters and die-hard Caribbean travelers, a place with equal parts magic and mystique. Marigot Bay is not the kind of place …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Worried about a storm affecting your Caribbean getaway? Another island has you covered. The island of Saint Lucia is inviting guests to enjoy a stress-free vacation with its new special holiday guarantee. The holiday guarantee program …

coconut bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular all-inclusive resort, the Coconut Bay Beach Resort, is set for an upgrade. The Vieux Fort-area property is closing this month to undergo $5 million in refurbishments, with a reopening planned for Oct. …

ladera caribbean boutique hotel awards

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Pitons, the rum, the drive-in volcano, the three-walled rooms at Ladera. There’s a reason Saint Lucia has always been one of the Caribbean’s most romantic, sought-after destinations. And now it’s getting even easier to …

caribbean snorkeling

 It’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean — snorkeling. There’s just something about grabbing a mask and fins and exploring reefs, coves and beaches that calls on the adventurer in all of us. But while you …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela on Tuesday, rocking northern Venezuela and causing strong tremors across much of the southern Caribbean. The quake, which struck at 5:31 PM local time, was felt most strongly in neighboring …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, former President Figueres of Costa Rica and the Rocky Mountain Institute have officially opened a major new three-megawatt solar farm in Saint Lucia. The Vieux …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has begun the major transformation of its Sandals Cap Estate golf and country club in Saint Lucia. The project will see golf legend and course designer Greg Norman transform the course into …

st maarten turnaround

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue is relaunching two of its more popular Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, both to islands making a comeback from Hurricane Irma. The carrier will be relaunching nonstop flights from Boston to St Thomas and …

grenada cruise

 By Alexander Britell She’s worked for hotels, airlines and as a travel agent for almost three decades. Now, Caribbean travel expert Suzy Trott is becoming a voice for the Caribbean tourism industry in Europe with her newest venture, SilvaLining. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Want to live in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Caribbean? Saint Lucia’s Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort has announced plans to build more luxury real estate on its site at the foot of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bay Gardens Marina Haven, which recently joined Saint Lucia’s Bay Gardens hotel collection, has named a new general manager. The property has appointed veteran Caribbean hotelier Daryl Aaron to the role. Aaron has worked …

saint lucia marigot bay resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Saint Lucia’s leading resorts has gone independent. The Marigot Bay Resort and Marina has announced that it is no longer associated with Capella Hotels and Resorts. The newly-independent property has recently joined Preferred …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has announced an expansion of its Mint premium cabin service across the Caribbean. JetBlue will be adding Mint to nonstop flights between Boston and Saint Lucia later this year, along with adding Mint service …