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Caribbean Photo of the Week: The View From Buck Island

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Creech, who sent in this stunning shot of the view toward St John and St Thomas from the lookout on Buck Island, just off the coast of St Croix.  Have …

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Why Bikinis is the Best Beach Bar on St John

 “My employees even come here on their days off,” says owner Sybille Sorrentino.  Such is the pull, the sheer magnetism of Honeymoon Beach in St John, the home of the beloved Bikinis on the Beach Bar and Grill.  It’s the …

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A New Private-Island Destination Is Coming to St John, USVI

 A new private–island resort is coming off the coast of St John in the US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The new Lovango Resort and Beach Club will be a fully sustainable resort set on Lovango Cay, just …

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 The world of travel may have changed, but one thing hasn’t: a luxury villa remains one of the ultimate vacations to take in the Caribbean.  And today, a villa getaway is that much more alluring: you have the built-in privacy, …

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 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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 We’ve written often in these pages of the transportive power of rum, about how it can take you to the Caribbean even when you’re far, far away.  There’s something about rum that’s romantic, and much of that has to do …

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 One of the leading villas in the British Virgin Islands is on the market.  St Bernard’s Hill House, long one of the premier estates in the BVI, is listed for $9.5 million with Smiths Gore.  The five-bedroom, six-bathroom estate is …

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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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 We’re all thinking of the Caribbean right now, and in an uneasy time the region’s beauty and its people inspire us to be hopeful about tomorrow.  In the meantime, imagining ourselves on stunning Caribbean beaches is a form of solace …

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 There’s a very effective way to test the quality of a Caribbean beach bar: whether you can spend the entire day there.  Because best Caribbean beach bars are more than bars — they’re destinations, the sorts of places where you can …

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 You’re looking out at a frosted window or a flurry. Even going outside is a feat, making you dream about warm waters and palm trees.  Because you could be in the Caribbean right now.  And there are few times of …

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 In what is easily one of the most anticipated relaunches in the Caribbean in several years, the Ritz-Carlton St Thomas has officially reopened its doors.  The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, long the leading hotel in the United States Virgin Islands, began …

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 There’s a major new culinary destination in one of the Caribbean’s most beloved beach towns.  New York couple John and Sarah Joyce are launching The Danforth this week, a new eatery in the beach town of Coral Bay in St …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The USVI has “resumed business” following the passage of Tropical Storm Karen, officials said Wednesday. While the storm brought heavy rainfall to the trio of islands, it “had little to no impact on the territory’s …

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 Autumn is a time of recharge in the Caribbean, a period when some destinations cool down, visitors thin and certain hotels close for their annual upgrades. But the vast majority of destinations eagerly welcome visitors in September, when you can …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff From the popular “Ag” Festival to Crucian Christmas, the USVI is one of the Caribbean’s hubs for great events. And now the territory’s Department of Tourism has launched a new division to enhance these assets. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to experience St John in the USVI. The former Sirenusa property in St John has been renovated and upgraded and rebranded into The Hills, St John. The relaunched villa resort has …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michele Perreault, who sent in this lovely shot of a shaded view in St John in the USVI. Have you taken a great photo in the …