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In Tortola, a Must-Visit Caribbean Beach Town

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Most people tend to visit Tortola in the BVI by boat, whether that’s on a yacht charter offered by The Moorings or another charter company or, increasingly, as day visitors from cruise ships. There are no …

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In the BVI, It’s Christmas in July

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Beaches, parties, yachts, turquoise waters, cocktails and spectacular music. If a BVI vacation feels like Christmas in July, well, it actually is. This year is the latest annual edition of the BVI’s Christmas in July …

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6 Caribbean Destinations to Visit in June

 Planning your next Caribbean trip for this month? We have you covered with our latest edition of Places to Visit, taking you across the Caribbean with a broad array of destinations to try in June, from the lovable charm of …

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 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor How do you want to take the British Virgin Islands — one ravishing island at a time, or all at once in a grand tour by sea? Here are seven ways to experience the wonders of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Greg Pittman of Annapolis, Maryland, who sent in this lovely shot from Quito’s on the beautiful Cane Garden Bay on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. …

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 We’ve made no secret for our love of the Caribbean’s smaller hotels, where travelers can dig deep into the authentic charm of the Caribbean. But there are more such properties than one can count — meaning we never get tired of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Freddy Wilson, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset in Brewers Bay, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. It’s another wonderful message of the beauty …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the fastest-growing cruise ports in the Caribbean has a new name. The British Virgin Islands has renamed the Tortola Pier Park in honor of tourism visionary and local cruise industry pioneer, Cyril B. Romney. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ cruise sector is continuing what has been a remarkable comeback from the storms of 2017. The BVI is projecting 524,928 cruise passengers for the 2018-2019 season, concentrated of course at the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tortola’s signature boutique hotel has officially reopened its doors. The historic Sugar Mill Hotel and Restaurant is back again across the beach from Apple Bay. The 23-room property has also unveiled a major addition: the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has returned to the British Virgin Islands. The regional air carrier has resumed its morning and evening services to Tortola following the suspension of flights after Hurricane Irma last year. The airline resumed flights into …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Capt. Ron Inglett, who sent in this lovely shot of sunset as seen from Sopers Hole on the West End of Tortola in the British Virgin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a banner year for Martinique’s cruise sector last year, according to local tourism officials. The destination and its signature port in the capital of Fort-de-France welcomed more than 620,000 cruise passengers last year. …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton You can’t look away. Even when the water is as calm as a lake, when the green hills stand, pristine, and the clouds hold in place, the view is dynamic, energetic even without motion. …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton One of our favorite airport lounges in the Caribbean, well, isn’t at the airport at all. And it isn’t exactly a lounge either. But that’s what makes this tiny beach shack on Tortola’s Trellis …

 WEST END — There’s a group of us, sailors and rum-seekers, strolling through the pathways of West End in Tortola, searching for the Pusser’s we knew.  West End has changed in the last 12 months, and will change again in …

 By Alexander Britell There’s the sort of soundtrack you’d expect to find in Peckham or Paris, with panoramic views of brilliant green hills and tables hand-built from wine barrels. On a hot afternoon in Tortola, this is the coolest place …

 By Alexander Britell The boiler is smoldering, the smell of sugarcane alchemy pungent in the air, steps across the road from the beach. There’s a reason, after all, why they call it Cane Garden Bay. Here, in an old stone …