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The 10 Best Bonaire Resorts

 Divers have long known the charms of the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire, home to some of the most marvelous diving (and snorkeling) in the hemisphere.  But, increasingly, more and more travelers are beginning to discover that there is far …

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Barbados Is Getting a New All-Inclusive Resort

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new way to take an all-inclusive vacation on the gorgeous island of Barbados. Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group has announced plans to convert its popular Tamarind beach resort into a “premium all-inclusive resort.” The West …

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Why (And How) to Take a Caribbean Villa Vacation

 By Alexander Britell While a villa vacation is one of the most fascinating and rewarding travel experiences in the Caribbean, the process of actually finding a villa and embarking on the trip can be daunting. Often, large home-sharing platforms mean …

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 Over the last few years, Antigua and Barbuda has developed into one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotspots, thanks to an energetic mix of world-class hotels, exotic beauty and what just might be the best airport in the entire Caribbean. Antigua …

st maarten caribbean zip line

 By Guy Britton Zip lines come in many shapes and sizes, but this one is different. Very different.  The Flying Dutchman at Rainforest Adventures on St Maarten is the steepest zip line in the world. It’s an essential St Maarten experience, plunging more …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier interCaribbean Airways has launched its first-ever service between Tortola, BVI and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The new service is operating twice each week, with flights between the two destinations on Mondays and …

saint lucia caribbean vacations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Storms do happen in the Caribbean in the summertime, but one destination has you covered if they do. Saint Lucia’s famous worry-free vacation guarantee program is in full effect this year, with 25 properties in …

all-inclusive caribbean sailing vacation boat

 By Alexander Britell A beach day at Soggy. A rum night at Cooper. Lobster dinners on Anegada. Beach hopping on Cane Garden Bay. Snorkeling around The Dogs. Enjoying the splendor of the North Sound. Chartering a sailboat around the BVI …

all-inclusive family resorts

 Whether you’re traveling with your kids, your extended family or some other combination of relatives, going all-inclusive makes the family getaway significantly easier. And the best all-inclusive family resorts manage to combine the ease and comfort of the all-inclusive experience …

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 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 …

jamaica nonstop flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica is in the midst of an airlift boom, and the trend will continue this summer. Jamaica is set to welcome a host of new nonstop flights this summer. Indeed, the island destination has secured over …

aruba year round flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor We all talk about disconnecting on our vacations, about taking a break from work, from social media, from the hustle and bustle. And while more hotels are starting to offer “digital detox” programs, one Aruba resort …

cancun new flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding another new nonstop route to Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun for the summer, the company announced. The Atlanta-based travel brand will be launching nonstop flights from Memphis International Airport to Cancun …

green caribbean

 With very few exceptions, you won’t find a destination in the Caribbean that doesn’t have a beautiful beach — or five. But some destinations have that extra beach factor, the sort of place that simply overflows with marvelous beaches and …

turks and caicos family vacation

 By Bob FrielCJ Contributor In the world of travel, some forms are more difficult to pull off successfully than others. Solo trekking to the North Pole, diving to the bottom of the Marianas Trench, landing a man on the moon; …

jamaica villa resort

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton A Caribbean villa vacation is something rather different than your traditional hotel getaway. It’s a way to live the destination in another way, in tranquility, in seclusion, in privacy, with a different kind of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the region’s leading boat charter firms has expanded into The Bahamas — meaning a new way to vacation around the destination’s exotic outposts. MarineMax Vacations has officially taken its premium power catamaran operation …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grupo Vidanta is planning to add a pair of high-profile boutique luxury resorts to its portfolio in Mexico. The company has announced the introduction of The Estates a new luxury development that will debut at …