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The Cool List: The Coolest Caribbean Stays for 2017

It’s been five years since we first launched CJ’s annual Cool List of the Caribbean’s coolest hotels, and so much has changed in Caribbean hospitality. In our opinion, the region’s hotel offering has never been better, with a marvelous mix […]


10 Caribbean Luxury Hotels to Visit Right Now

Luxury Hotels Caribbean

Luxury comes in different shapes and sizes in the Caribbean. Sure, there are grand luxury hotels, those one is used to finding in Europe, that pop up along sandy shores, just as there are boutique jewels, too. But sifting through […]


25 Caribbean Destinations to Visit in 2017

Caribbean destinations to visit in 2017.

Our annual Where to Travel list isn’t about the Caribbean you know. It’s about the Caribbean you have yet to discover. This is all about the places you may have never thought about, destinations that will fascinate you and move you; […]


Best Boutique Hotel in the Caribbean: Readers’ Choice Awards 2016

Thousands of Caribbean Journal readers have spoken, and the Caribbean has a new top boutique hotel. Anguilla’s Frangipani Beach Resort has won our 2016 Readers’ Choice Award as the Best Boutique Hotel in the Caribbean. The 19-room hotel (along with […]

The 25 Best All Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean for 2017

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Pinel Island, St. Martin

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Christopher Robley, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach on Pinel Island, St. Martin. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW […]

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VIDEO: A Pool With a View in St. Martin


It’s no secret we’re big fans of the Grand Case Beach Club in St. Martin, the lovely beach hotel in the Caribbean’s culinary capital. And now with some recent changes, the hotel is looking better than ever, thanks in large […]

VIDEO: A Classic Beach Bar in St. Martin

Pedro's Beach Bar

“One case of coke, one case of sprite, and one case of Heineken,” Pedro recalls. And a little umbrella. It was 1976, and this was how one of the Caribbean’s most iconic beach bars began, when Orient Bay was just […]

The Caribbean’s Best Luxury Neighborhoods

If you’re thinking of moving to the Caribbean, there are many factors to consider: what kind of real estate are you looking for? What kind of area are you looking for? Are you looking for a remote enclave or a […]


St Martin Eyes Developer for Major New Marigot Bay Harbour Project


St Martin has big plans for Marigot Bay Harbour. The French Caribbean tourism hub has launched an international tender for developers looking to enter into an economic investment partnership for a “sustainable tourism project” on the site. The project includes […]

VIDEO: Taking a Stroll on Grand Case Beach

Grand Case

It’s a great little beach on the French side of St Martin — Grand Case Beach, home to the terrific Grand Case Beach Club boutique hotel. Here’s what it’s like to take a short stroll on the sand.

The Best Rum Bar in St Martin

Best Rum Bar St Martin

There are bars and there are beach bars and then there are rum bars. In the Caribbean, the last one means something quite different. As we’ve written in these pages before, a rum bar means a place where rum is […]


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