Barbados’ Cobblers Cove Gets An Upgrade

By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the most effortlessly charming places to stay in Barbados, the island’s Cobblers Cove hotel has gotten a major upgrade. The property recently completed a three-year renovation and refurbishment that included upgrading all […]


Holland America’s Newest Ship Set for December Debut

By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America Line’s new state-of-the-art cruise ship is set for a December debut. The highly-anticipated Nieuw Statendam will have a capacity for 2,666 guests, with eight more staterooms than its sister-ship Ms Koningsdam. That includes […]


British Virgin Islands’ Oil Nut Bay to Reopen in March

By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ tony Oil Nut Bay luxury real estate community in Virgin Gorda is reopening to guests in March. Oil Nut Bay is relaunching its villa rental program beginning in March, according to […]


Playacar Palace Reopens After $14 Million Renovation

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts’ Playacar Palace has reopened following a $14 million transformation project. The Playa del Carmen-area property underwent a major renovation, with everything from upgrades to the guest rooms, lobby and restaurants to totally new […]

Anegada’s Must-Visit Hotel Is Open Again in the British Virgin Islands

By Alexander Britell One of the coolest hotels in the Caribbean has officially reopened in the wake of last year’s storms. The Anegada Beach Club on the beach-filled island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands reopened its doors on […]

Why You Need to Visit The Palms, Turks and Caicos

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By Alexander Britell   “We need to come back. Soon.” Grace Bay Beach has that kind of effect on people- the blindingly white sand, the calm lap of the surf. And the good thing is, it’s time to come back. […]


Quintessence Hotel Set to Open in Anguilla

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Above: the new Quintessence (All photos by Joe Jenkin) By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new addition to Anguilla’s hotel product is set to come on stream next month with a Jan. 1 opening date. The Quintessence Hotel, billed […]

The Top 5 Cancun Hotels to Visit Right Now

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Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in Punta Cana

By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal subscriber Mark Douglas, who sent in this very pretty shot of sunset at the Royal Suites Turquesa in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Have you taken a great […]


Sandals’ New Swim-Up Suites in St. Lucia

By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts’ big Caribbean enhancement push is continuing. The latest upgrade? The new Beachfront Crystal Lagoon Suites at the Sandals Halcyon Beach resort in St. Lucia. The new suites (see photo at the top of […]

Couples Resorts, Ranked

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Club Med may have invented the all-inclusive vacation, but Jamaican hotelier Abe Issa introduced the model to the Caribbean when he rebranded his 1949-built Tower Isle Hotel as Couples Ocho Rios back in 1978 […]

Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion to Undergo Renovation


By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados’ Fairmont Royal Pavilion resort is set to undergo a major renovation, the property announced this week. The project is designed to “significantly enhance the facilities of the hotel and provide a comfortable and luxurious […]


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