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caribbean hotels 2022

The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2022

 They may not be the biggest, or have the most amenities. They may be brand new, they may be centuries old. But the coolest hotels in the Caribbean are the ones that have that indescribable x-factor; where, no matter how …

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The 22 Best Islands in the Caribbean to Visit in 2022

 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …

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The 10 Best Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit in 2022

 A parade of cafes at the edge of the sand; tiny bars and art galleries; a soundtrack of clacking plates and mopeds and afternoon laughter, silent and loud in all the right ways. Across the wider Caribbean one can find …

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caribbean snorkeling

 By any measure, it’s one of the most popular activities for travelers to the Caribbean: snorkeling. And it’s not hard to see why: it’s accessible, easy to do, and a tremendous way to experience the natural beauty of the Caribbean.  …

us virgin islands travelers test

 It’s become one of the biggest hassles in travel: the return test.  For nearly a year, the CDC required all returning American travelers to show proof of a negative test (antigen or PCR) within 72 hours of coming back to …

st john caribbean photo

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Strief, who sent in this lovely shot of the view from the hills above Cruz Bay in St John.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it …

jamaica puerto rico treehouse hotels

 It’s another universe of the Caribbean: high up in the rainforest, surrounded by natural wonders, the only sounds shaking leaves and singing tree frogs. These are the Caribbean’s ethereal treehouse hotels, secret places to stay far off the tourist map …

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 The sun comes up over the mountain and glows on Cinnamon Bay and Peter Bay, a mesmerizing, mystical moment in St John.  But it’s nothing unusual.  It’s every sunrise at the Cliffhouse in St John.  But the daily arrival of …

hidden beaches

 Some are in far- off, remote islands that are secrets unto themselves. Others are in well-traveled destinations but still a bit off the beaten path. Some, well, require a little extra digging.  But isn’t that what traveling to the Caribbean …

st thomas yachting

 The Moorings’ new office at the Yacht Haven Grande marina in St Thomas is in a former Little Switzerland.  And if you look closely, you realize that behind the TV monitor on the back wall is the door to a …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Cindy Kestler, who sent in this lovely shot of a moment on the water in St John, USVI.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jamison Palermo, who sent in this spectacular shot of the British Virgin Islands, taken from the Anaburg Trail in St John.  Have you taken a great photo in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steve Guidry, who sent in this lovely shot of Hawksnest Bay Beach in St John, taken from Peace Hill.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to …

us virgin islands caribbean rebound

 The ever-popular St John Celebration event is back this year, in a safe format amid the pandemic.  The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals will hold two events for St John Celebration on July 3 and 4, …

US Virgin Islands Private Island

 There’s a new private-island destination resort in the Caribbean.  It’s called Lovango Resort + Beach Club, and it’s set on Lovango Cay just off the coast of St John.  The resort among the first new-build properties in the destination in …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Katy Owens, who sent in this lovely shot of Great Lameshur Bay in St John, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

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 It’s just past five o’clock in the infinity pool, where the view stretches endlessly toward the towering hills of St John.  And then you turn around for a moment and the view is a different kind of beautiful, up the …

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 The US Virgin Islands is open for tourism, and the destination has been at the forefront of the nascent Caribbean travel rebound.  The USVI continues to see airlift to the territory expand, with both relaunched flights and new routes from …