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St. Lucia’s Stonefield Estate to Become Wellness Retreat

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor St. Lucia’s Stonefield Estate has announced its rebranding as a health and wellness retreat, unveiling several new amenities in line with its new mission. The 17-villa boutique hotel on the island’s southwest coast will …

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Belmond Cap Juluca Closes to Begin Renovation

 Anguilla’s Belmond Cap Juiuca resort has closed its doors to begin a significant transformation project, the property announced this week. The “reimagined” Belmond Cap Juluca will reopen at the end of 2018. The rebranded Belmond Cap Juluca, which first opened …

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The 10 Best Caribbean Wellness Resorts

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes, when everyday stresses threaten to dim our dazzle, what we really need is a restorative getaway, a few days devoted to our physical and emotional health in an idyllic location. If that sounds like …

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 A new beachfront family resort has opened its doors in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone: the Seadust Cancun Family Resort. The 505-room all-inclusive was formerly the Great Parnassus Family Resort, the product of a multimillion-dollar renovation project that updated …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Legendary NFL receiver Randy Moss is a morning workout freak, which I found out painfully fast on my first day attending his week-long fitness retreat at St. Lucia’s BodyHoliday resort. Wellness never goes out of season …

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 Another significant new hotel project has come to the Spice Isle. The highly-anticipated Silversands Grenada has announced a target opening date of March 2018 for its luxury resort on the island’s famed Grand Anse Beach. The project will be comprised …

 One of the Caribbean’s greatest dive resorts has just gotten even better. Bonaire’s Captain Don’s Habitat has debuted its new Namaste Spa, with spa packages available for relaxation, wellness and rejuvenation, whether you’re there for a diving trip or simply …

Beach Resorts

 There are great “resorts” in the Caribbean and there are great beach vacations in the Caribbean. The distinction is no small thing. Because while some resorts can offer all the amenities and grandeur you’re looking for, they may not be …

 It’s one thing for a Caribbean hotel to have a great spa — and the region is blessed with a striking number of world-class spas. But it’s quite another to have such a good spa so as to make the …

Dominican Republic Vacation

 It’s not a surprise that the Dominican Republic says it “has it all.” Because the diverse Caribbean nation has something for everyone, whether you want to gorge on gourmet delicacies, scale waterfalls or discover its pre- and post-colonial history; take …

 Sun, sea and sand aren’t the only things you can enjoy on a Caribbean vacation. Beyond the beach lie remnants of a bygone era that remind us of where we’ve come from as a region, and even today influence where …

 One of the Caribbean’s most luxurious spas has expanded its menu. Spa Le Sereno, the spa at the Le Sereno resort on St. Barth’s Grand Cul-de-Sac beach, has added six new body and facial treatments to its menu Highlights include …

 The CuisinArt’s fresh scrub bar is divine By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’m a 50-year-old woman with the skin of a newborn. But the secret to the satin-like texture of my skin isn’t found in a dermatologist’s office. It lies, …

Vidanta Riviera Maya Spa

 Exploring Vidanta Riviera Maya’s Spatium spa By Angela RodriguezCJ Contributor In Lak’ech is a traditional Mayan greeting that means “I am you, and you are me.” The physical ritual of placing one hand over your heart replaces the spoken greeting and …

 Carnival’s new Vista cruise ship has a major new amenity: a two-deck spa called Cloud 9. The spa includes everything from an infrared sauna to a Hammam Chamber, along with “experience showers” that even have their own fragrance elements. Carnival …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Guests at Hyatt Regency Trinidad are enjoying the benefits of new natural, plant-based treatments available at the resort’s Spa Esencia. The spa’s new options use food-based ingredients in order to boost skin health and wellness. “Thanks …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sandals’ Red Lane Spa has introduced brand new treatments to its Caribbean resorts. Some of these initiatives include new Red Line Facials, with options for the Topical Glow Facial to brighten and smooth sun-damaged skin; the Youthful …

 Heading to St Barth? You may want to try the island’s newest spa treatment at Le Guanahani resort. The property has partnered with My Blend on a new “Expressement My Blend” facial treatment at its Spa by Clarins. The treatment …