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all-inclusive resorts

The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit Right Now

 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …

overwater bungalow resorts

The 10 Best Overwater Bungalow Resorts to Visit

 It’s one of the great fantasy vacations for every traveler — staying in an overwater bungalow. There’s just something about being surrounded by sea, by waking up and hearing nothing but the waves, seeing nothing but sparkling blue. And while …

Jamaica Has Big Plans for Kingston

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big plans for Kingston as a center for urban tourism, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. “City tourism is a very exciting area of development; that’s what makes New York what it …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has announced a major new partnership with global soccer powerhouse Real Madrid. The partnership with the Real Madrid Foundation will implement the first-ever series of soccer clinics at Sandals’ Beaches Resorts in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new place to meet in Montego Bay. Sandals Resorts International has announced the launch of its new luxury conference center at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica. The 3,000-square-foot facility has its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has officially broken ground on its newest resort project in the Caribbean. Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet turned the sod on the Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia project, which will be the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has named a new CEO, the company announced in a statement on Thursday morning. Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart has appointed industry veteran Gebhard Rainer as the new CEO, succeeding former CEO …

saint lucia golf

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Golf legend Greg Norman will spearhead the transformation of the 18-hole Sandals Saint Lucia Golf and Country Club at Cap Estate. The former St Lucia Golf and Country Club, which was acquired by Sandals Resorts …

grenada

 By Alexander Britell There’s a particular delight in the feeling of having found a destination before everyone else. In the Caribbean, it’s something that’s not that easy to do anymore. Or is it? Enter Grenada, the lush, gorgeous Eastern Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Bahamas’ best-kept secrets has added a major new chef. The Carriearl Boutique Hotel on Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands of the Bahamas has named Ryan McIntosh as the property’s new …

 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 the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has debuted its newest overwater bungalows in the Caribbean, this time on the south coast of Jamaica. The company opened its 12 new over-the-water bungalows to guests at the Sandals South Coast …

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 …

 Many resorts in the Caribbean are perfect for travelers of all ages, whether you’re looking for a family getaway or a romantic escape. But certain resorts are tailor made for the latter, with the perfect combination of comfort, seclusion and, …

pink gin beach

 It’s most famous as the home of the Sandals LaSource Grenada resort, but the lovely Pink Gin Beach in Grenada deserves acclaim all on its own. It’s a spectacular stretch of sand, with sweeping cliffs, lush greenery and sparkingly clear …

negril

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …

 By Alexander Britell Sandals Resorts International is expanding to a new Caribbean island: Tobago. Sandals has signed a memorandum of understanding to bring both its Sandals and Beaches brands to Tobago. Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart said plans …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts’ big Caribbean enhancement push is continuing. The latest upgrade? The new Beachfront Crystal Lagoon Suites at the Sandals Halcyon Beach resort in St. Lucia. The new suites (see photo at the top of …