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15 Caribbean “Hideaway” Beaches to Discover in 2022

 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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10 New Hotels Coming to the Caribbean in 2022

 Tiny eco resorts. Grand luxury hotels. Rarefied retreats. The Caribbean’s newest hotels for 2022 are a melange of styles and sensibilities, from all-inclusive to boutique and everywhere in between.  Even amid the pandemic, the Caribbean hotel pipeline keeps growing, and …

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The 22 Best Islands in the Caribbean to Visit in 2022

 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …

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 Luxury. It’s one of the most overused words in the travel industry; but that’s also because it’s just so hard to define. What makes luxury? Is it design? Is it food and beverage? Is it the natural environment? Is it …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Bob Fassola, who sent in this spectacular shot at sunset in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.  Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW …

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 It’s something you just don’t find that often at many resorts anymore: that intimacy with the ocean; the feeling of being right at the beach’s edge, or perched directly above the waves, of being able to take just a few …

caribbean travel awards 2022

 It seems that every year in the Caribbean we say it’s been a year like no other — but in the age of the pandemic, that’s a guarantee. And if 2020 was defined by the ongoing question of the tourism …

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 It’s become one of the biggest hassles in travel: the return test.  For nearly a year, the CDC required all returning American travelers to show proof of a negative test (antigen or PCR) within 72 hours of coming back to …

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 Princess Cruises has continued its Caribbean relaunch with the return of. Caribbean Princess to Fort Lauderdale.  Caribbean Princess is saling roundtrip voyages from Port Everglades, with stops at destinations like St Kitts, Cozumel, St Thomas, Grand Cayman and Princess Cays …

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 Regional carrier Cape Air has inaugurated its newest route in the Caribbean.  The company has officially kicked off new service between St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and Anguilla.  The new flights operate twice daily.  “It gives me tremendous …

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 The US Virgin Islands has seen one of the highest levels of airlift growth of any Caribbean destination amid the pandemic.  And now the destination is getting another new route.  On Feb. 17, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will kick off …

caribbean travelers choice 2021

 They’re here. After more than 53,000 votes were cast, the world’s largest community of experts on Caribbean travel — Caribbean Journal readers — has spoken, naming their favorite places in the Caribbean, from the best luxury resort to the region’s culinary …

hidden beaches

 Some are in far- off, remote islands that are secrets unto themselves. Others are in well-traveled destinations but still a bit off the beaten path. Some, well, require a little extra digging.  But isn’t that what traveling to the Caribbean …

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 A state-of-the-art green housing project has officially debuted in St Thomas. The new Magens Junction II held its ribbon cutting ceremony this week, marking the launch of a significant new green affordable housing project on the island. The nine-story, hurricane-hardened …

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 The Moorings’ new office at the Yacht Haven Grande marina in St Thomas is in a former Little Switzerland.  And if you look closely, you realize that behind the TV monitor on the back wall is the door to a …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton ST THOMAS — It’s always been one of the most stunning drives in the Caribbean: the waterfront route around the centuries-old downtown of Charlotte Amalie in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. One one side, there’s …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nick Heinemann, who sent in this stunning shot of the Buck Island Lighthouse off the coast of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. (Yes, there are two Buck Islands in the USVI …