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STAR Island Bahamas Is Now Taking Reservations

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor STAR Island Bahamas announced that it is now accepting overnight reservations beginning this November. The private destination, which uses off-grid technology to power the entire island, is welcoming guests to its first one-bedroom suite, The Nest. …

VIDEO: Richard Branson’s New Underwater Destination in the BVI

 It’s perhaps the most exciting addition to the Caribbean underwater scene in years: the BVI Art Reef, the brainchild of a group of conservationists led by BVI resident Sir Richard Branson. It’s called the BVI Art Reef, and an underwater …

10 Great Caribbean Snorkeling Beaches

 You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some …

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 The island of Aruba is filled with some serious snorkeling spots, but for the best all-around snorkeling experience, most snorkelers head to Malmok Beach. This rocky limestone stretch has shallow turquoise waters filled with abundant marine life and great for …

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 It’s one of if not the most popular activity for Caribbean travelers: snorkeling. Aside from lounging on the beach and drinking rum, grabbing a mask and fins and heading into the sea is one of the main draws for travelers …

 It’s one of the best places to snorkel in the British Virgin Islands: The Indians, the little chain of rocky islets so named for their apparent resemblance to traditional Native American headdresses. But it’s also just a pretty cool place …

 Jamaica’s just as beautiful under the sea. Or is it even more beautiful? CJ recently took an offshore snorkeling excursion from the Sandals Montego Bay resort to see the life beneath the water off the coast of Montego Bay. Here’s …

 Dominica is home to the Caribbean’s greatest hiking trail: the 115-mile-long Waitukubuli Trail. But if you’re not in the mood for a grueling hike, you can try the Waitukubuli By Sea tour at Dominica’s Secret Bay hotel. The boat tour …

 It’s one of the wonders of the Caribbean — how subterranean volcanic activity creates the feeling of snorkeling in champagne in the waters off of the island’s southern coast. It’s called Champagne Reef, and it’s the most exciting dive site …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tawnya Silloway, who sent in this snapshot from a snorkel trip from Villa Moonshadow to West Caicos in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Do you have a great photo of the …

 Snorkeling. It’s by far one of the most popular activities in the Caribbean, enjoyed by anyone and everyone, by travelers of almost all ages. It’s what you daydream about when you’re planning a Caribbean trip: warm water, abundant sea life, …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most precious resource. It’s right there. It’s beckoning you. You’re on the beach, taking in the sun, and you’re fascinated by what’s going on in the vast blue world right in front of you. It’s why so …

 When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about …

 Bonaire is a Caribbean oasis — small, calm and charming. Just a bit north of Venezuela, the Dutch Caribbean island has far more things to do than you’d expect on an island of just about 16,000 people. Of course, here, the …

 Above: Champagne Reef (CJ Photo)   “It’s like being in a giant glass of champagne”   By Alexander Britell DOMINICA — Dive and snorkeling sites across the Caribbean offer unique attractions, from marine flora to encounters with dolphins. But how …