st martin


Rum Journal: A Sweet Ti’ Punch in St Martin

Another take on a Caribbean classic GRAND CASE — There is another way to make a Ti’ Punch, the simplest, purest, greatest cocktail in the West Indies. The usual way is with brown sugar, lime and rhum agricole blanc. Or, perhaps […]


The Best Caribbean All Inclusives for Singles

Exploring the best Caribbean all inclusive resorts for solo and single travelers By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor More Caribbean travelers than ever are choosing to fly solo, but single status is no barrier to the value and convenience that […]


The Caribbean’s Culinary Capital

By Alexander Britell What is the culinary capital of the Caribbean? Where is the Mecca of Caribbean food, the singular place that draws foodies and gourmands and adventurers? Where is the epicentre of great Caribbean chefs and great cooking? There […]


The Best Caribbean Beach Destinations

It’s a question we get asked very often. “Which Caribbean island has the best beaches?” Well, it’s a bit more complicated than that. That’s because it’s hard to go to any island in the Caribbean and not find a world-class beach. But […]

The Best Caribbean Airlines

Most major airlines fly to the Caribbean. But once you get there, if you want to go between islands, it’s a very different story. For island hoppers, businesspeople, family visitors or island explorers, there are all kinds of airlines servicing […]

The 50 Best Caribbean Beach Bars

It may seem like a list of 50 beach bars is a lot. But when we finished compiling this momentous list, we weren’t even breathing hard. That’s because the Caribbean is the beach bar capital of Planet Earth, and we […]


The Best Caribbean Resorts to Check Out Right Now

Best Caribbean All Inclusive

The Best Caribbean All-inclusive Resorts have always been about finding that perfect marriage between luxury and convenience; between excitement and relaxation; between comfort and personality. And the Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts is a story you might see in other places, […]

Eating the Caribbean’s Rarest Lobster

Above: a slipper lobster at Grand Case’s Le Pressoir (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST MARTIN— Sleeper lobster. It’s called that because it sleeps so far below the surface. Or so we thought. The waiter presented […]

Five Things To Do On a Rainy Day in the Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor No need to let a little “liquid sunshine spoil” your fun when you’re in the Caribbean. Here are some indoor activities that will put the “yay” back in a rainy Caribbean day. Mix a […]


Belmond La Samanna’s New Hire

Above: La Samanna (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Belmond La Samanna resort in St Martin has named its newest director of sales and marketing. The iconic Long Bay resort has named Tracey Fentem its new director […]

The Scent of an Island

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor What does St Martin smell like? Pear, tomato, clementine and mango. At least that’s how it smells to me. Because those are the scents I used to make my own island-inspired fragrance at Tijon, […]

In St Martin, a Different Kind of All-Inclusive Resort

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor There’s champagne on the breakfast buffet. My appetizer at dinner was a scrumptious morsel of foie gras. My room is a tasteful study in sun-washed colors and classic West Indian furnishings. As I chill […]


Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.

No. Thank You