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VIDEO: Twilight on Grand Case Beach, St Martin

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean: the Grand Case Beach Club, the lovely boutique resort on the edge of the Caribbean’s culinary capital. At twilight, all you hear are the strong laps of the waves and the …

St Martin’s Ice Cream Boat

 After many hours in the sun, after a few too many ti’ punches, you hear it. There isn’t the traditional Mr. Softee jingle. It’s more of a high-pitched honk, but it gets your attention. And that’s important when you’re trying …

Viking Ocean Cruises to Debut New Caribbean Itineraries

 More offerings in the Caribbean By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viking Ocean Cruises will make its first transatlantic crossing in September 2016, launching three new Caribbean cruise itineraries. After several stops around North America, Viking Star will sail down to San …

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 Going to a nude beach is something of an art. And while there are nude beaches all over the world, the best nude beaches anywhere are on the sands of the Caribbean. Of course, there are varying degrees of what …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Ever felt like you need a vacation from your vacation? A place where you can skip the sightseeing, paddleboarding, and zip-lining that’s cluttering your to-do list and simply sit? If you’re in St Martin there …

 We’ve always said that the best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. But some beaches are that much more special — the ones that repay great journeys. But what makes a great beach? Is it the …

 A wonderful eatery in Grand Case By Alexander Britell SAINT MARTIN — It’s hard to find a bad meal on Grand Case Boulevard. In fact, it’s just about impossible. The question, then, is where to eat, whether at the waterfront …

 More flights to caribbean hub By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France is expanding its flights to St Maarten, the company announced this week. The new service will mean an additional flight on Saturdays between Paris and SXM Airport, increasing …

 Storm reaches the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Erika was expected to move through the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean late Wednesday and early Thursday morning, according to the NOAA. But while the storm had been strengthening …

 You may not have heard of it. Indeed, beyond Martinique and the Metropole, it remains far under the radar. But there’s a rhum from Martinique that needs your immediate attention. Without a US distributor (yet), the work of Martinique’s terrific Habitation Saint-Etienne …

 The best Caribbean resorts are more than just rooms, pools and sand. They use the art of luxury to create something more. Something meaningful. While the term “resort” certainly has its share of definitions in the Caribbean (and we address …

 Finding the Caribbean’s sexiest sand Beaches are sexy by nature, but Caribbean beaches define the nature of sexy. Why are there so many romantic resorts in the Caribbean? Because you can’t deny romance sitting on Caribbean sand. The right beach …

 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 …

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

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …