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The 15 Best Luxury Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean 2022

 Being a boutique hotel isn’t just about size. Sure, the hotels on this list, all of which have 40 rooms or less, are not big.  But boutique is about more than that. It’s about character, about personality; about identity.  It …

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Heading to St Barth? Your Villa Rental Comes With a Car 

 It’s the one of the ultimate St Barth vacations: a week in a WIMCO villa.  And now, for the summer season, WIMCO is upping the ante, with a complimentary rental car for all villa stays of seven nights or more.  …

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This Is The Hottest New Restaurant in St Barth 

 It starts with Chef Vincent Gomis , whose culinary resume includes stints at two and three Michelin star eateries in France.  Then there’s the splendid design by Sybille de Margerie and decoration by Michael Malapert.  And it’s all set at …

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 Time is measured here in the romantic hum of a prop plane.  It’s so quiet here, so serene, that the only indicator of the hours of the day is the periodic arrival and departure of the tiny planes that are …

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 It’s the most glamorous place in the Caribbean — St Barth, the tiny French Caribbean wonderland home to breathtaking beaches, out-of-this-world food and the buzzy energy of the Riviera in the heart of the West Indies.  And one of the best …

le barthelemy

 Le Barthelemy Hotel and Spa, the leading hotel in the island of St Barth, has launched a new partnership aimed at saving endangered sea turtles.  The new partnership with St Barth’s Environmental Territorial Agency will see a portion of every …

best caribbean rums

 Those hard-to-find bottles. The rhum agricoles, the limited editions, the parcellaires, the cask strength expressions.  If you’re a rum lover in the United States, they’re all almost impossible to find, even with rum continuing to grow in popularity. And if …

mambo

 The Caribbean’s premier film festival has made its triumphant return to the island of St Barth. The beloved Saint Barth Film Festival “Cinema Caraibes” is back May 4-7, 2022. It’s the first time the event has been held since the …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Ricky Boirard, who sent in this lovely shot of St Barth taken from Pointe Blanche in St Maarten.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.ocm …

bonaire visit june

 The island of Bonaire is set for its most exciting event in years this June with the launch of Bonaire Rum Week Presented by Caribbean Journal.  The celebration of premium rum will run across the Dutch Caribbean island from June …

bikinis

 For most travelers, it’s the number one destination-within-a-destination: the beach bar.  As travel trends ebb and flow, it’s a constant, somehow managing to survive as the manifestation of our most romantic Caribbean travel fantasies.  Because there’s just something about a cocktail …

caribbean rum awards st barth

 The world’s greatest rums. The Caribbean’s most glamorous island.  One unforgettable week.  The fifth annual Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth is set for Nov. 1-6, 2022 for a week-long celebration of artisanal rums from the region’s top producers.  It’s a …

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 One of the Caribbean’s most sought-after regattas is back.  The St Barth Bucket Regatta has made its triumphant return to the French Caribbean island this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  “Everyone I run across is enthused about …

caribbean vacation bonaire

 It’s always been the Caribbean capital of diving, a haven for sustainability and the natural environment.  But now another side of Bonaire is in the spotlight, as more and more travelers appreciate Bonaire’s place as the culinary star of the …

caribbean most relaxing hotels

 What’s the sound of one palm tree shaking?  It’s one of the most beautiful sounds in the Caribbean, an instant reminder that you’ve reached the zenith of tropical beauty.  And it’s a guarantor of instant relaxation.  But as ubiquitous as …

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 Tradewind Aviation, the Connecticut-based airline that has become the Caribbean’s top luxury carrier, is expanding.  The company has announced the order of 20 brand-new Pilatus PC-12 NGX single-engine turboprop aircraft.  Tradewind offers both on-demand private charter and scheduled shuttle service …

tropical

 St Barth is an island without an analog, an impossible Caribbean alchemy of the French Riviera. And now one of the island’s most devoted Riviera inspirations is back. The Tropical Hotel in St Jean, which had been shuttered since Hurricane …

wimco st barth

 In December, leading Caribbean villa provider WIMCO Villas was purchased by Nocturne Luxury Villas. The deal follows last year’s acquisition by Nocturne of another major St Barth villa provider, St Barth Properties, forging a significant new villa player for St …