Statia Further Eases Health Restrictions 


The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has further eased its health restrictions, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The island is now allowing a maximum of 50 people inside restaurants and bars, or 50 percent of full capacity.  The island has also […]


Statia Eases Entry Rules for Travelers


The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has eased its entry rules for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new policy, which went into effect on Feb. 1, mandates a negative PCR test within 48 hours before departure to Statia.  The […]


The 22 Best Islands in the Caribbean to Visit in 2022

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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 […]


New Ferry to Operate Between St Maarten, Statia and Saba

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A new ferry service is coming to the St Maarten-Statia-Saba triangle, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Anguilla-based Blues and Blues has won the tender for the inter-island maritime route between the three islands.  The company will operating the service on a […]

A Brand-New Resort Just Opened on the Island of Statia

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In a significant boost to its tourism, the Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has opened its first full-fledged resort hotel.  The new Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month.  The resort […]

Statia’s New Tourism Push Is All About Adventure

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Statia recently reopened for tourism, and now the Dutch Caribbean island has launched a new push to promote itself as an adventure hotspot.  The island’s St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation is centered around a new video by filmmaker Franck Fougere, […]


Statia Is Now Open to Vaccinated Travelers

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One of the Caribbean’s great undiscovered destinations is open again.  The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia (also known as St Eustatius) has officially reopened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers.  And most importantly, fully vaccinated travelers don’t need to quarantine. […]

The Island of Statia Is Is Reopening to Vaccinated Travelers

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The Dutch Caribbean island of Statia is officially reopening for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The island, located a short flight from St Maarten, will reopen its borders to tourists beginning Aug. 2, 2021.  During this new phase of the […]

Statia Holds First-Ever Restaurant Week

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The island of Statia is holding its first-ever Restaurant Week this week, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The gastronomic event is running from June 3 to June 6, with participating retardants offering special rates to diners, along with signature dishes, chef’s […]


Winair Adding More Flights to Statia

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St Maarten-based regional airline Winair is expanding its service to the island of Statia (St Eustatius), Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning on April 2, the carrier will be adding two more flights between St Maarten and Statia, with service on […]

In Statia, the Caribbean’s First Planetarium

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The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Statia has debuted a first for the region: a planetarium.  The project is the brainchild of the University of Amsterdam’s Jaap Vreling, who launched a mobile planetarium project across The Netherlands in 2010, traveling […]

Alexander Hamilton’s Forgotten Caribbean Island

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Since the release of the smash Broadway hit Hamilton, the Caribbean island of Nevis has been in the limelight, with visitors drawn to the Eastern Caribbean destination to see U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace in downtown Charlestown.  Hamilton was […]


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