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From Turks and Caicos to St Martin, the Best New Caribbean Vacation Villas 

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Just after Labor Day, the fantasy returns: travelers begin plotting their Caribbean winter escapes, dreaming of that next unforgettable island vacation.  And for most frequent Caribbean travelers, particularly families, it’s hard to beat a villa vacation, with the combination of […]

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean - 2022

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They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full […]


Air France Is Ramping Up Its Caribbean Service 

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Air France will be operating more flights to the Caribbean this summer than it did before the onset of the pandemic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The French carrier said this week it would be operating “above pre-crisis levels” to destinations […]


Secrets to Open New All-Inclusive in Playa del Carmen 

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Secrets is set to open its newest all-inclusive in the region next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen will open its doors on April 18, according to Apple Leisure Group’s AMR Collection, which is […]

The Chill List: The Caribbean’s Most Relaxing Hotels

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What’s the sound of one palm tree shaking?  It’s one of the most beautiful sounds in the Caribbean, an instant reminder that you’ve reached the zenith of tropical beauty.  And it’s a guarantor of instant relaxation.  But as ubiquitous as […]

There's a New All-Inclusive in St Maarten

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Divi Resorts has officially opened its newest all-inclusive resort in St Maarten.  It’s called Oceans at Divi Little Bay, and it’s a resort-within-a-resort at the company’s signature St Maarten property, Divi Little Bay.  The new Oceans is an elevated experience, […]


CJI Conversation: Best Western CEO Larry Cuculic on the Caribbean Market

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By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the Caribbean […]

There’s a Tiny New Bungalow Hotel in St Martin 

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It was home to one of the hottest beach scenes in the Caribbean before Irma; an always-hopping, party-filled stretch of sand renowned for one-word beach bars: Kontiki; Waikiki; Bikini.  And then the storm came, and Orient Bay, St Martin as […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Friar’s Bay, St Martin

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Theresa Costanza, who sent in this lovely shot of Friar’s Bay Beach in St Martin.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean?  Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in […]


St Barth Loosens Travel Testing Requirements

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St Barth has relaxed its testing requirements for travelers, making them slightly easier to comply with.  Effective this week, St Barth will now accept either PCR or antigen tests taken within 48 hours before the departure flight to St Barth.  […]

Your Own Private Resort in St Maarten

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It’s hard to think of a better location in St Maarten.  You’re right near the border, a bit less than 15 minutes from the culinary capital of the Caribbean (and the island’s best markets) in Grand Case.  It’s about the […]

15 Caribbean “Hideaway” Beaches to Discover in 2022

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Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean beaches […]


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