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Puerto Rico Has a Stunning New Hotel: The O:LV Fifty Five

 By Alexander Britell The Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico has quietly become one of the Caribbean’s capitals of cool in recent years, with a diverse but uniformly sophisticated hotel offering and a modern, urban energy that’s largely unique …

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The Palms, the Best Beach Hotel in Turks and Caicos

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton When you’re set on perhaps the most beautiful beach in the entire Caribbean, it’s rather telling that there’s anyone at the pool. But here at The Palms Turks and Caicos, the pool is such …

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Barbados’ Hottest All-Inclusive Adds New Suites

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The hottest all-inclusive in Barbados has added a brand new wing. The transformed Sea Breeze Beach House on the South Coast of Barbados has completed its new Luxury Collection, a collection of suites with upgraded …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

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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 …

 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 …

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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

 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 …

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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 …

 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 …

 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

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ 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 and …

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 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 …

 Sandals Resorts is adding a number of new suite categories at its Sandals Montego Bay resort in Jamaica, and the company has unveiled the first renderings of the new units. Sandals Montego Bay has six new room categories coming at …

 The Excellence all-inclusive brand is expanding to Jamaica, the company announced this week. The adults-only Excellence Oyster Bay resort is slated to open in Jamaica on June 1, 2018 on a property about 35 minutes from Montego Bay’s airport close …

Sandals Halcyon

 Sandals is making changes in St Lucia. The Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort & Spa has added new suites that are now available. The new additions include Oceanview Club Level Rooms and Grand Luxe Club Level Rooms,  both which feature modern …