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The Buccaneer, St Croix’s Legendary Resort, Is Open

 The pastel pink walls; the rolling green fairways; the graceful twilight steps of a Moko Jumbie.  Since 1947, The Buccaneer resort in St Croix has been the essence of the St Croix vacation: the beauty, the culture, the sport.  And …

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Spirit Airlines Is Relaunching Flights to the Caribbean

 Spirit Airlines is planning a major relaunch of its flight service to the Caribbean over the next two months, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning a roll-out of relaunched routes in June and July, kicking off as …

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The US Virgin Islands Is Open for Tourism — Here’s What to Expect

 St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. (Update: all travelers to the USVI must complete a screening form — …

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 The Fog Cutter. The Hurricane. The Chief Lapu Lapu. The Mai Tai.  These are some of the drinks that have defined the world of “tiki,” the colorful, cheerful, retro culture that for almost 100 years has paid tribute to a …

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 Whether there’s a significant storm and it’s time to rebuild, or a developer is trying to build on a remote Caribbean location, there’s one essential need that isn’t easy to find: housing for the workforce. Since 2007, Gulf Land Structures …

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 Delta is planning a relaunch of a number of its Caribbean flight routes in June, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After operating just a handful of routes to the Caribbean in May, Delta Air Lines is planning to operate a total …

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 The latest edition of Beaches to Dream About is a vibrant mix of very different kinds of beaches.  There’s a family-friendly beach; a private, rarefied retreat in the Out Islands of The Bahamas; a buzzing, energetic stretch of city sand.  …

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 For many, the charms of the island of St Croix are still some of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. And that includes the wonderful historic town of Christiansted, a vibrant, charming, eminently walkable downtown. It’s a city that continues …

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 As any frequent Caribbean traveler knows, a high-functioning sun shirt is a necessity. In fact, the Caribbean Journal team travels with several sun shirts on every trip.  A good sun shirt is lightweight, fast-drying and easy to wash out in a …

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 Caribbean spiced rums aren’t particularly exotic — there’s hardly a bar in America where you can’t order a “Captain and Coke,” for example. But there’s one unique variety of Caribbean spiced rum that you may not have heard of, even …

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 Delta Air Lines is adding a pair of new routes to its Caribbean flight schedule for the month of may, Caribbean Journal has learned.  After flying just two routes to the Caribbean region in April, Delta Air Lines has announced …

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 The sky is pink, then purple; the umbrellas and the palm trees darken against a twilight canvas.  There’s nothing like sunset in the Caribbean, a ritual of renewal, a nod to a day enjoyed.  Take yourself for a moment to …

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 We can’t go a day without imaging ourselves on some far-off beach in the Caribbean right now, fantasizing about lazy afternoons in the water, about cocktails and picnics and the kind of invigorating scenery we can only find in the …

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 Buck Island. Protestant Cay. Shoys. The gorgeous island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has no shortage of jaw-dropping beaches.  But ask locals and they’ll almost universally say that Sandy Point, on the far southwestern tip of the …

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 The natural beauty of the Caribbean can’t be denied, and every visit to the islands is suffused with timeless moments that linger in the mind’s eye — a stroll through a lush tropical garden that dazzles with colorful flowers perhaps, …

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 No matter where we are, the beach calls us. It’s what we think about in late afternoons in the office, in the cold winter, and particularly on Sunday mornings when we’re stuck at home.  Because it’s better at the beach. …

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 If you’re stuck at home far from your favorite Caribbean beach, fire up one of these great live webcams on your screen of choice, and let your mind wander to where it’s warm until the day comes when you can …

st croix spirit airlines caribbean relaunching

 It’s an oh-so-brief ferry ride to get to this lovable little islet off the coast of Christiansted in St Croix, US Virgin Islands. And while you can still see the colorful buildings of St Croix’s gorgeous historic town, you feel …