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Why (And How) to Take a Caribbean Villa Vacation

 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

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A Must-Visit Food Festival in St Barth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The sixth annual St Barth Gourmet Festival has announced the eight featured guest chefs for this year’s event. The guest chefs attending the festival include Chef Arnaud Faye, Relais & Châteaux La Chèvre d’Or; Chef Eric Bouchenoire, Joel …

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The Christopher St Barth Is Expanding

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most prestigious hotels is getting bigger. The boutique Christopher St Barth will be adding a collection of three new villas in December, Caribbean Journal has learned. The expansion comes after the …

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 By Bob Curley CJ Contributor The Caribbean’s rum-soaked reputation to the contrary, it’s not always “anything goes” in the region. But when it comes to nude beaches, you can find what you’re looking for across the wider Caribbean, from the …

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 Places to Visit is back with its second summer edition for the Caribbean in 2019, bringing you a selection of wonderful Caribbean destinations to check out in the next 30 days — or to start thinking about for your upcoming …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe-based Air Antilles is upgrading its Caribbean fleet. The company, which specializes in flights around the French Caribbean, has signed an agreement with Viking Air Limited to purchase two Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft. The …

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 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: in some ways, traveling to the Caribbean is even better in the summer. It’s less crowded, meaning you get can in to the hottest tables, find your seat at the hippest …

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 Planning your next Caribbean trip for this month? We have you covered with our latest edition of Places to Visit, taking you across the Caribbean with a broad array of destinations to try in June, from the lovable charm of …

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 There’s no more discerning audience of frequent travelers than subscribers to Caribbean Journal, the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel. And with your help, we our proud to present the 2019 edition of the Caribbean Journal Travelers’ Choice Awards, celebrating …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of St Barth’s venerable hotels is making its long-awaited return for the upcoming winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Hotel Barriere Le Carl Gustaf, the reimagining of St Barth’s historic Carl Gustaf hotel, is …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton It’s been open just three weeks but you can already feel it. Even in the late afternoon on a Tuesday, you know a hotspot when you see it. It’s sleek, it’s instantly hip and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott has officially launched its highly-anticipated luxury home sharing program. While the program includes more than 2,000 luxury homes and villas around the world, it also includes a presence in the Caribbean. For now, that …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s most prestigious luxury boutique hotels is getting bigger. The Hotel Christopher, set on Pointe Milou on the northeastern coast of the island, is adding three new villas, according to a spokesperson …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is getting into the home sharing business. In a move that enters Marriott in a market dominated by home sharing giant Airbnb, the company has launched a new “Homes & …

caribbean film festival st barth

 By Alexander Britell The Caribbean’s best film fete is returning to the French Caribbean this year for what will be the 24th edition of the St Barth Film Festival. This year’s festival, which focuses on Caribbean and international film, will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s perhaps no lovelier time to visit St Barth than the late spring and summer. The crowds are fewer, the vibe is far more relaxed and, most importantly, the prices fall precipitously. And if you’re …

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 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …