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The Palms, the Best Beach Hotel in Turks and Caicos

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton When you’re set on perhaps the most beautiful beach in the entire Caribbean, it’s rather telling that there’s anyone at the pool. But here at The Palms Turks and Caicos, the pool is such …

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Dominica’s Secret Bay, a Bucket-List Caribbean Hotel, Is Open Again

 By Alexander Britell It began in 2011, a personal real estate project that turned into a dream hotel that turned into one of the Caribbean’s bucket-list travel experiences. A little over a year ago, Hurricane Maria came, and Dominica’s halo …

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Saint Lucia’s Coconut Bay All-Inclusive Is Getting an Upgrade

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia’s popular all-inclusive resort, the Coconut Bay Beach Resort, is set for an upgrade. The Vieux Fort-area property is closing this month to undergo $5 million in refurbishments, with a reopening planned for Oct. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Goldeneye, the luxury resort set at the onetime estate of James Bond creator Ian Fleming, is adding a relaunched spa to its already impressive wellness offering. The resort is planning to debut its new FieldSpa …

 By Alexander Britell Long one of the Caribbean’s havens for foodies, the luxe CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa is making a comeback in Anguilla. The 91-suite, seven-villa resort, which shuttered in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Irma, is planning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt’s adults-only all-inclusives in Montego Bay and Cancun have unveiled new-look spas, following a transformation project by parent company Playa Hotels and Resorts. The new Zen Spas at the Hyatt Zilara in Cancun and the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor After months of work, the Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands has completed a number of significant renovations in advance of their planned grand re-opening slated for Oct. 1. “We’re excited …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Anguilla’s signature resorts is planning a comeback. The island’s CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa is planning on “re-emerging” in November after closing in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year, according to the …

 By Alexander Britell On an island where luxury is standard, it isn’t always easy to stand out. But that’s what makes the newest hotel in St Barth just so exciting. This is the Manapany Hotel, a 43-room-and-suite luxury resort that …

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 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the coolest spots in Jamaica is getting even cooler. The Skylark Negril Beach Resort, the sister property to Negril’s nearby Rockhouse Hotel, is slated to open this summer on Negril’s famous Seven Mile …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line’s new state-of-the-art cruise ship is set for a December debut. The highly-anticipated Nieuw Statendam will have a capacity for 2,666 guests, with eight more staterooms than its sister-ship Ms Koningsdam. That includes …

 All-inclusives have changed a lot in recent years. Everything has been taken to the next level: the food, the activities, the entertainment, the overall design. But Jamaica’s newest all-inclusive is something else entirely — a new kind of all-inclusive concept. …

 By Alexander Britell First it was Park Hyatt. Then it was Ritz-Carlton. Now it’s Six Senses. St Kitts is quickly becoming the Caribbean’s next luxury hotspot. Range Developments, the developer of the highly-acclaimed Park Hyatt St Kitts, has announced the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The best of Jamaican tourism was on display in Kingston this weekend as Caribbean Journal presented the Caribbean Travel Awards to Jamaica’s winning contingent, highlighted by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett receiving the award for Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most anticipated hotel openings of 2018 is coming in June. The new Rosewood Baha Mar at the Baha Mar resort complex in Nassau is opening June 1, Caribbean Journal has learned. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Tryall Club villa resort has added a pair of new luxury villas to its rental portfolio. The Montego Bay-area property has added the hip four-bedroom Aqua Bay, along with the “timelessly elegant” Quinntessential [sic]” …

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 By Alexander Britell The Villa Marie boutique hotel in St Barth is planning a quick comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned. The hotel will make its post-Irma debut on March 2, according to the property’s Web site. The Sibuet family’s Villa …