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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Mullet Bay in St Martin

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Silvia, a Caribbean Journal reader in St Martin, who took this snapshot of Mullet Bay in St Martin. Do you have a great photograph of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in […]

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The Caribbean's Best Hotels For Food

Some countries are culinary destinations; some islands are culinary destinations; and some hotels are culinary destinations. The Caribbean is full of such hotel properties — the ones that view cuisine as integral to hospitality (and sometimes even more than that). These […]

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The Caribbean's Best Boutique Hotels

What makes a boutique hotel … boutique? Is boutique just another word for a small hotel? Is a boutique hotel a small hotel with an upscale image, a unique design or a special theme? There are so many special small hotels […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Grand Case Bay in St Martin

The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Steve Wright, who took this photograph of Grand Case Bay in St Martin at the Grand Case Beach Club. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? […]

6 Caribbean-Born Players in the NCAA Basketball Tournament

Above: rising star Buddy Hield The Caribbean may love cricket and football, but the region is increasingly producing top basketball players, from the Dominican Republic’s Al Horford to NBA legend and St Croix native Tim Duncan. And you don’t have […]

St Martin Courts Puerto Rican Visitors

Above: St Martin By the Caribbean Journal staff St Martin is looking to drive tourism growth by tapping into the nearby Puerto Rican market, according to the French territory’s Tourist Office. In a release, the Saint Martin Tourist Office said […]


Orient-Express Hotels to Rebrand Under "Belmond" Name

Above: La Samanna in St Martin By the Caribbean Journal staff Orient-Express Hotels has annnounced that it will be marketing its hotel collection under a new brand called “Belmond.” The change, which will take effect beginning March 10, is being […]

Six Great Places to Stay on This Dutch Caribbean Island

French and Dutch, north and south; the island of St Martin/St Maarten is a diverse mix of cultures, cuisines and histories. And both sides of the island have some wonderful places to stay. We thought we’d offer a list of […]

Six Great Places to Eat in St Martin

Who doesn’t love French cuisine? Well, in the French territory of St Martin, there’s no shortage of it. There’s classic, Parisian-style cuisine, dishes leaning more towards the Mediterranean and, of course, Creole and Caribbean food. In short, St Martin is […]


St Martin's La Samanna Resort Reopens After Completing Renovations

Above: La Samanna (Photos by Orient Express) By Alexander Britell The La Samanna resort property in St Martin has reopened following extensive renovations, according to Orient-Express. The property recently completed the second phase of renovations, which brought two new restaurants, […]

Guadeloupe's Lurel Hails Hollande Win

Above: Francois Hollande By the Caribbean Journal staff Victorin Lurel, the current head of the Regional council of Guadeloupe, is hailing the victory of Francois Hollande in the French presidential election. Lurel, who was also the head of the overseas […]

Series of Earthquakes in Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff There was an earthquake early this morning with an epicentre in the Saint Martin region of the Leeward Islands felt across the area, including Anguilla, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe and Sint Maarten. The quake, which registered […]


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