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Punta Cana’s Perfect Spa

 A new kind of relaxation By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If I were any more relaxed I’d slip into a coma. That’s what I’m thinking as I laze on a chaise, swaddled in a waffle cotton robe and gazing out …

How Trinidad’s Best Spa Just Got Better

 New treatments By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new line of treatments and natural body care products, infused with tropical and botanical blends from the South Pacific Ocean, are now available at Hyatt Regency Trinidad. With the addition of the award-winning …

This Aruba Resort Has a New Spa and a New Chef

 Aruba’s newest resort is making some new additions. The Hilton Aruba, which debuted at the former Radisson Aruba over the summer, has announced the opening of a new spa and the addition of a new executive chef. The new spa …

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 There are spa treatments and there are spa treatments. This is surely the latter — the overwater bungalows at the Fern Tree Spa at Jamaica’s Half Moon resort. They’re the perfect place for a breezy, oceanside massage — or simply beautiful …

grand velas riviera maya

 The Mexican Caribbean’s newest spa  By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Mexican all-inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Maya will add new spa cabanas later this month. Debuting on November 23, the trio of cabanas will be located above the Ambassador pool, and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It might be one of the rarest spa treatments in the Caribbean — and among the most powerful. It’s Viceroy Riviera Maya’s Temazcal Ritual, now offered in a larger and improved sweat lodge. The treatment, which …

 Major marina project continues growth By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ new Port Ferdinand Marina and Luxury Residences has announced the opening of a new spa and fine dining restaurant. The project, developed by luxury resort brand UNNA, is a …

 Cocktail cloud nine in St Lucia By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Considering the hotel’s name and the fact that it has six bars (one of which is dedicated exclusively to rum) it shouldn’t come as a surprise that this coconut …

 Rockhouse launches “Holistic Bath House” By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its spa, Jamaica’s Rockhouse Hotel has opened a brand-new “Holistic Bath House” perched above the cliffs of Pristine Cove. The new structure features two …

 A unique inclusion  By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As Caribbean all-inclusive resorts expand their list of features, it’s not unheard of to have butler service (Sandals resorts), a 15-foot boat (Fowl Cay) or even guitar lessons (Hard Rock Punta Cana) …

 New hire for Caribbean region By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Rosewood Hotels and Resorts has appointed Menique De La Rosa as spa director for the Caribbean region and at Rosewood Little Dix Bay in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands. De La …

 Above: the Westin Grand Cayman By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort and Spa has announced the appointment of a new spa director, Yarlin Faurer. Faurer holds an extensive 15-year background in the hospitality and …

 Above: the Westin St Maarten Dawn Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin St Maarten Dawn Beach has a new spa director. The property announced that Rosie Dambruck is returning to the property as the director of its …

 Above: the spa at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Resort Nevis has launched a new spa menu in partnership with THÉMAÉ Paris. The resort is now the first in the Caribbean to …

 Above: an eforea spa By the Caribbean Journal staff The Hilton Barbados Resort has opened the Caribbean’s eforea spa in the Caribbean, the property announced. The 2,400-square-foot spa offers a “global spa concept featuring a menu of treatments designed to …

 Above: Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new L’Occitane-branded spa in the Caribbean. The French company has partnered with the British Virgin Islands’ Scrub Island Resort on a new branded spa at the …

 Above: the Westin St Maarten Dawn Beach Resort & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff The Westin St Maarten Dawn Beach Resort and Spa has named Murielle Parotte-Van Henneigen the director of its Hibiscus Spa. Van Henneigen comes to the …

 Above: construction at the Cabrits hotel project in Dominica (all photos by Dominica) By Alexander Britell PORTSMOUTH — The Cabrits Resort project is making progress in Dominica. The development of the 68-room hotel is being funded by Kingdom of Morocco …