6 Ways to Experience Negril


By Bob Curley CJ 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 […]


Sandals Planning to Open Two Resorts in Tobago

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 […]


Sandals’ New Swim-Up Suites in St. Lucia

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 […]


What the New Rooms at Sandals Montego Bay Will Look Like

Sandals Resorts is adding a number of new suite categories at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, and the company has unveiled the first renderings of the new units. Sandals Montego Bay has six new room categories coming at […]

The Five Best Ocho Rios Resorts

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Headed to Jamaica? If you’ve already seen the sunset in Negril and soaked up the rays on Doctor’s Cave Beach in Montego Bay, why not spend a few days in Ocho Rios? The north coast hotspot has long been a […]

Six Caribbean Hotels With Swim-Out Rooms

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from […]


Sandals to Open Beaches Resort in Barbados

Sandals Resorts International is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with another major project in Barbados. Sandals is planning to open a new Beaches Barbados in the summer of 2020, Sandals Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart confirmed to Caribbean Journal through a […]

10 Exclusive Resorts to Visit Now

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An adults only all inclusive is particiularly well suited for a Caribbean vacation —  it combines the comfort and ease of an all inclusive with the tranquil exclusivity of an adults only retreat, two things have an even better way […]

Sandals Grande Antigua to Close for Maintenance

Sandals is closing its Sandals Grande Antigua resort for maintenance in September. The property will be closed between Sept. 20 and Dec. 17, the first time it has been closed since first opening on the island in 1992. “There is […]


The Top Luxury All Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

The traditional all inclusive Caribbean vacation is compelling — the beach, the food, the drinks, the rooms, all in one package, removing the need for ever pulling out your wallet. But what if you want to take that to the next […]

Sandals Launches New St. Lucia Project

Sandals has officially launched its new resort project in St. Lucia. The company held a launch event this weekend for the new Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia, which will be the fourth Sandals Resorts International property on the island. The more […]

Sandals Buying St. Lucia Golf Club

Sandals Resorts International is buying the Saint Lucia Golf Club, the company announced Wednesday. The only 18-hole golf course on the island, the par-71 Saint Lucia Golf Club is set on St. Lucia’s northern tip with 6,829 yards of green […]


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