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20 Great Resorts for Summer Caribbean Vacations

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It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest […]


More Details on Marriott’s "Home and Villas" in the Caribbean

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that […]


The 5 Hottest New Eateries in the Caribbean

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The Caribbean culinary scene has never been hotter, and that’s in large part to a growing wave of new eateries across the region. But some are particularly special, drawing diners for breathtaking food that’s taking the region’s cuisine to new […]


St Maarten Set for New JetBlue Flights from Fort Lauderdale

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By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is about to launch another significant new daily route to the Caribbean. Beginning Feb. 14, the fast-growing carrier will launch its first-ever daily nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. It’s a huge boost […]

Sunsail Adding New Catamarans to Caribbean Fleet

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury boat charter firm Sunsail is adding a pair of new Lagoon catamarans to its Caribbean fleet, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company has added two new Lagoon-made models: the Sunsail 464 (Lagoon 46) and […]

The Caribbean’s Most Romantic Islands: Readers’ Choice 2017

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What’s the most romantic island in the Caribbean? Well, we put the question to the best authority on all matters Caribbean: Caribbean Journal readers, the world’s top concentration of Caribbean travel aficionados, with thousands of readers chiming in on their […]


The Best Beaches You Can Stay on in the Caribbean

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Think of your favorite beaches in the Caribbean, the show-stopping ones, like Prickly Pear or Sandy Spit in the British Virgin Islands, or Trunk Bay in St John. But what makes these beaches so spectacular is something of a flaw […]

VIDEO: 11 Seconds on the Beach on Pinel Island

There’s Saint Martin — then there’s Pinel Island — that perfect stretch of offshore beach that’s one of the most wonderful places in all of the Caribbean. (In large part due to the region’s highest rate of beach bars per […]

Rum Journal: A Sweet Ti’ Punch in St Martin

Another take on a Caribbean classic GRAND CASE — There is another way to make a Ti’ Punch, the simplest, purest, greatest cocktail in the West Indies. The usual way is with brown sugar, lime and rhum agricole blanc. Or, perhaps […]


A Secret Restaurant in Grand Case

Above: Le Ti Coin Creole in Grand Case (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE — It’s the last restaurant on the left. Take a stroll down Grand Case Boulevard in French St Martin and you’ll be surrounded […]

The Best Night in Grand Case

Above: a performer at Les Mardis in Grand Case (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE — It began with a ti’ punch, as it should have. But the night before, there would have been no ti’ punch […]

Island Bites: At Sandy's in St Martin, Classic Creole Cooking

Above: Sandy’s Creole Cuisine in Marigot (All photos by CJ) Just at the edge of the ferry terminal in downtown Marigot, St Martin, you’ll find a cluster of tiny eateries. As with almost all of the restaurants in this Caribbean […]


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