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15 Small Caribbean Hotels to Visit Right Now

 There’s just something different about a small hotel. Maybe it’s the intimate service you get, or the way the design vision of the owner seems to manifest itself better in the decor. Maybe it’s the little quirks, or the warm, …

5 Small Islands in the Caribbean to Visit Right Now

 For many CJ readers, there’s no greater pleasure than finding a new small island in the Caribbean, a beach-filled paradise far removed from the hustle and bustle of the world — and even more laid-back than some of its larger Caribbean …

The Best Small Islands to Live On in the Caribbean

 “One day I want to live in the Caribbean.” It’s a dream everyone has at one time or another — but choosing to live on a small island is that much more romantic; it’s a decision more about the heart than …

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Small Caribbean Hotels

 There’s often something special about a well-executed small hotel. It’s more intimate, it’s more personal, it’s more soulful. And the Caribbean is full of precisely such places, from hillside retreats to beachfront boutiques. These are places with personality, where quality …

 It’s something all Caribbean Journal readers have in common (other than loving to travel to the Caribbean): you love small islands. Sure, bigger destinations have a lot to offer — but there’s something endearing about the less-traveled places, the ones with small …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Modern mega-ships can take you to marquee Caribbean ports such as San Juan, Puerto Rico; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and St Thomas in the USVI. But the region’s lesser-known cruise stops are worth a look, too.  …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Small Luxury Hotels of the World has named a new CEO. The brand has named Filip Boyen as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Boyen had been appointed as managing director of SLH’s management …

 By Alexander Britell There’s not enough air conditioning. There’s no Wi-Fi. Or there’s nowhere to eat once you go through security. Or there is somewhere to eat, but it’s overpriced and, well, terrible. Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are …

 Everyone dreams of retiring in the Caribbean. And the ultimate dream is retiring to a small, far-off island away from the hustle and bustle of the world. Retirement in the Caribbean certainly has its share of sacrifices and challenges, and that’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Looking for an intimate escape in San Juan? A hotel where the staff greets you by name, knows exactly how you like your coffee, and makes you feel like a friend instead of just another …

 We love every island in the Caribbean. But it’s often the very small ones that have that peculiar way of tugging at your heart. Maybe they’re small geographically, or they’re untouched, or they’re big islands with so few people that …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Out of the way and sometimes challenging to reach, the Caribbean’s smaller isles are often overlooked. But here are seven gems that we consider to be desirable as they are diminutive, and well worth that …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Small businesses in the United States Virgin Islands are getting some help. The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority has approved 24 loan guarantee support applications totaling $3 million to help …

 Above: the Champs hotel in Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is looking to reach 90,000 annual stayover visitors by 2015, and enhancing the island’s small hotel industry will go a long way toward achieving that. Accordingly, …

 Far away from the large resorts and expansive all-inclusives, there is another Jamaica. It’s quiet, laid back and unique in the Caribbean. The best way to experience it is as some of the island’s charming small hotels, which are spread …