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A New Addition at St Barth’s Les Ilets de la Plage

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Le Studio, the newest addition to the villa collection at St Barth’s Les Islets de la Plage, is now open for guests. The popular Les Ilets de la Plage has a portfolio of 12 private villas …

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The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2019

 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean

 The Caribbean culinary scene has never been stronger. And much has changed since we first launched the 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean back in 2013. Now, six years later, the world has begun to notice the gastronomic power of …

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best caribbean beaches

 It all begins with the beach. Sure, we love the food, the hotels and the culture in the Caribbean. But every journey starts with inspiration, and it always comes from that daydream of an afternoon spent on a beautiful shoreline, …

Tradewind Nevis Anguilla

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tradewind Aviation resumed service from San Juan to both Anguilla and Nevis last week. The operator put a hold on service to Anguilla after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and is now returning after one year out …

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 There’s a dynamism in the Caribbean now, a movement. The region is at once reinventing itself and delving even deeper into the beauty of its traditions and its culture. There are new hotels, new restaurants, new destinations and new ideas. …

lvmh belmond

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a move sure to shake up the global luxury hotel market, luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has announced an agreement to acquire hotel brand Belmond. The purchase of Belmond shares represented an …

rum awards 2018

 It’s hard to believe that this year is the seventh annual edition of the Rum Awards, a celebration of rum that was one of the earliest innovations of Caribbean Journal. And it’s just as remarkable how much rum has changed …

st barth le sereno

 By Alexander Britell A year after the storms, St Barth is heating up again — and kicking off December with one of its most anticipated reopenings. Le Sereno, the legendary ultra-luxury resort on Grand Cul de Sac officially reopened this …

st barth thanksgiving

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off its reopening late last month, St Barth’s legendary Nikki Beach is planning another big party: Thanksgiving. The St Jean beach club will host its first-ever Thanksgiving feast this year, with everything from traditional …

le barthelemy

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Le Barthelemy, one of St Barth’s newer boutique hotels (it first debuted in 2016), has officially returned. The Grand Cul de Sac-area property is the latest St Barth accommodation to open its doors, part of …

st barth thanksgiving

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The iconic Nikki Beach club on St Jean beach in St Barth reopens this week for its first full season since last year’s hurricanes. The renowned, newly renovated beach club has built a new outdoor …

 By Alexander Britell It’s been quite a week for the French Caribbean island of St Barth. First was the long-awaited relaunch of the boutique Hotel Le Toiny on the island’s raw southeastern shore. Now, another leading resort has completed its …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff This season is expected to be one of the busiest on St Barth in years, in large part due to the timed relaunch of the vast majority of the island’s leading hotels. Another property reopening …

st barth le toiny

 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s leading luxury boutique hotels has completed its comeback from Hurricane Irma. Hotel Le Toiny, one of the top hotel properties in St Barth, officially reopened its doors on Monday. The property has relaunched …

private island resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s legendary Jumby Bay Island is open again, following an extensive enhancement project. The private-island resort has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation that gave Oetker Collection, which took over management of the property last year, a …

caribbean boutique hotel awards

 There’s something very special about a boutique hotel. It’s not just the size — it’s the connection between hotelier and guest, the intimacy of the design, the way it becomes more than just a hotel – it becomes a work of …

st barth resort

 By Alexander Britell It’s shaping up to be a rather exciting season in St Barth, as the island braces for a wave of major hotel reopenings — and returning travelers. The first fall relaunch is coming late next month, when …