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The Best Caribbean Summer Destinations for 2017

 Beauty isn’t seasonal. So when you’re planning your summer vacation for 2017, you need to be thinking Caribbean. Because, contrary to the views of some, the Caribbean is just as wonderful a place to visit in the summer as it is …

Beach Resorts

10 Ultimate Beach Resorts

 There are great resorts in the Caribbean and there are great beach resorts 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 …

How to Get $400 Free When You Book a Trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands

 The U.S. Virgin Islands is expanding its popular travel credit promotion. The USVI’s Department of Tourism has launched a new program called “Centennial PLUS” to coincide with the destination’s 100th anniversary as a U.S. territory. Now, the package offers $400 …

LATEST NEWS

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader David Bush, who sent in this stunning photograph of Turtle Beach on Buck Island off the coast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the …

 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden flew to St. Croix this week with his family to celebrate the New Year. Biden, who regularly visits St. Croix, will be staying on the island through Jan. 2. It will likely be his last …

 When it comes to the United States Virgin Islands, we’ve got a soft spot for the southernmost of the trio. That’s because St. Croix combines so many of the things we value in a Caribbean getaway – superb dining, breezy …

Buy a Home in St. Croix

 It’s one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean: St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. And its location means that for U.S. citizens it’s a very convenient place to buy a vacation home or move. To learn more …

Virgin Islands Food Tours

 Startup company Virgin Islands Food Tours aims to help visitors taste the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Could there be a more fun way to explore a destination than to eat your way around it? We think not, and …

retire st croix

 By Amy Land-de WildeCJ Contributor St. Croix has long been a destination not only for vacationers, but for retirees alike. Their interest is sparked during a first visit, and is renewed by subsequent trips to America’s Paradise. For those lucky …

 It’s summer in the Caribbean, meaning the water is warm, the beaches are less crowded and the rates are often dramatically lower. And that’s true in the US Virgin Islands, which is now offering several incentives for summer travelers to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is expanding its service to the US Virgin Island of St Croix. The carrier will be expanding its Atlanta-St Croix route to daily service over the Christmas holiday season, according to the US …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A Caribbean vacation is synonymous with a beach vacation. But what if you decided to do something different? On a recent trip to St. Croix I did, eschewing seaside resorts for Hotel Caravelle, a small …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor So you’ve been to St. Croix and watched the sun rise at Point Udall, the easternmost spot on the island and in the entire United States. Nothing can top that, right? Wrong. On a trip …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ST CROIX — Considering her surname, you’d expect Crucian textile artist’s Debbie Sun’s work to be bright and colorful and her disposition to be unfailingly positive. And you’d be right. Just one look at her …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor All that’s missing is the umbrella. But truth be told, we’re not sure that there’s room for anything else in this RumRunner, the house specialty at the bar and restaurant of the same name at …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Christiansted, St. Croix, has no shortage of superb restaurants, and now a new foodie find is preparing to make its debut. Within the next couple of weeks Crucian chef and culinary ambassador for the United …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What’s better than vacationing on a Caribbean island? Vacationing on two. And if you’re staying on St. Croix, you can enjoy a second island experience, one that’ll cost you only five bucks round-trip. From your …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Watching the sun rise over the Caribbean is a special experience. But it’s perhaps nowhere more special than at St. Croix’s Point Udall, the easternmost point of the United States. About 10 miles from Christiansted, …