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The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2022

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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 […]


The 22 Best Islands in the Caribbean to Visit in 2022

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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 […]


The 10 Best Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit in 2022

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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 […]


The 10 Best Snorkeling Destinations in the Caribbean

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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.  […]

Travelers to the US Virgin Islands Don’t Need a Test to Come Back

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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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Enjoying the View in St John

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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 […]


From Jamaica to Puerto Rico, 9 Secret Treehouse Hotels to Visit

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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 […]

This Is The Hottest Villa in St John, USVI

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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 […]

From Jamaica to St Thomas, 7 Hidden Beaches in the Caribbean

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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 Is the Hottest Yachting Destination in the Caribbean

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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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Moment in St John

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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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: A View of the BVI from St John

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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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