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5 Caribbean Getaways for Labor Day 2017

 By Alexander Britell It isn’t the longest vacation of the year, but it’s one of the most important: Labor Day, the summer travel season’s exclamation point. Maybe you block out a three-day weekend, or add on a few extra days. …

Turks and Caicos Villa Sells for $17 Million

 A villa on the Parrot Cay private island in the Turks and Caicos Islands has sold for $17 million, according to Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty, which handled the transaction. The Serenity Villa is set on 5.38 acres and …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: North Caicos

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mollie Clark, who sent in this lovely photo of the island of North Caicos in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

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family vacations

 You can take a great family vacation anywhere in the Caribbean. But some islands have a certain innate family-friendliness, an added level of comfort and ease that make a trip particularly well suited for a family traveling together, whether due …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re a diver, the Caribbean’s your go-to destination, with hundreds of fish-filled, coral-crusted dive spots to capture your attention. But paying a la carte for your underwater adventures can get pricey, and all those …

luxury resorts

 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …

 There’s a reason everybody comes here, locals and travelers and guests alike. It’s because there’s just a draw about Hemingway’s, the beachfront eatery at The Sands at Grace Bay resort in Providenciales. The service is warm, the food is excellent …

 The Somerset on Grace Bay has named a new general manager. The Providenciales hotel has appointed Kevin Reeder to the role, in which he will oversee all operations at the 53-villa-and-suite property. “I’m privileged to be joining the outstanding team …

beachfront hotels

 The perfect Caribbean beach getaway isn’t always as expensive as you think. Indeed, there are tucked-away bargains all over the Caribbean, where the sand count is high but the price is low. Serving up warm hospitality on idyllic coastlines, they …

 Southwest Airlines is adding another new Caribbean destination. The fast-expanding carrier is planning to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos beginning Nov. 5. Southwest Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly made the announcement in a …

The Sands at Grace Bay

 BY ALEXANDER BRITELL The impossibly-white sands of Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales are lined with myriad resorts and hotels, each offering a gateway to one of the world’s greatest stretches of sand. But one is different. The Sands at Grace …

Nieuw Statendam

 Bookings are now open for the first voyage and 2018-2019 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America’s new ms Nieuw Statendam cruise ship. The ship, due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, will be the second “Pinnacle” class ship in Holland …

 Far from the white sands of Grace Bay Beach, a new kind of resort is coming to Providenciales. Developer Grace Bay Resorts has announced the launch of sales for Rock House, a residential resort tucked into the limestone cliffs of …

  There’s a major new Caribbean food festival coming to Miami, part of a regional push to take the Caribbean’s food scene to new global heights. Indeed, celebrated Trinidadian chef Richardson Skinner is calling for the Caribbean to elevate the …

 Above: Gordon “Butch” Stewart accepts the award at the JW Marriott Marquis  MIAMI — Sandals Resorts International Chairman and Founder Gordon “Butch” Stewart won one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious awards in a ceremony in Miami on Thursday. Stewart received …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Peter Klein, who sent in this lovely shot of the beach on Little Water Cay, also known as Iguana Island, in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Have you taken a great …

 This June, Turks and Caicos’ Meridian Club is hosting its first inclusive yoga retreat, The Art of Letting Go. Visitors to the 800-acre private island of Pine Cay will enjoy a four-night experience on a two-mile stretch of award-winning beach, …

 You don’t always need a boat to appreciate the Caribbean’s underwater wonders. Because some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling spots are right on the sand. At these snorkel-friendly beaches in the Caribbean, you can wade right in and enjoy some …