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In St Barth, the Perfect Caribbean Vacation for Couples

 Staying in a villa is the ultimate St Barth vacation — it’s a way to experience the essence of what makes the island so unique.  It means baguette breakfasts with nothing but you and sea blue; twilight rosé on the …

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There’s a New Luxury Beach Club in Jamaica

 One of Jamaica’s iconic villa hotels has launched its new luxury beach club.  The Tryall Club in greater Montego Bay has unveiled the Beach Club, a $9.2 million project led by renowned designers Tom Scheerer and Craig Reynolds.  It’s home …

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Another Top Virgin Gorda Villa Is Reopening

 Another top villa is set to make a comeback on the island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.  The stunning Baraka Point, a 12,000-square-foot villa on the western coast of Virgin Gorda, is set to reopen its doors …

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 One of the BVI’s signature luxury villas is back.  Virgin Gorda’s Valley Trunk villa, which had been shuttered since Hurricane Irma in 2017, has reopened following a complete restoration and renovation project.  The 10-suite compound, set on 19 acres in …

 And as you peer out at the green hills, at the sweeping blues and the cliffs beneath, you begin to understand.  This four-bedroom Anse des Cayes villa is as much a destination as it is villa, a kind of mini-hotel …

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 “If you want to run away from the world, you just come here,” Loretta tells us. And as soon as you walk past the koi pond down to the pool and look out, you agree.   Because while staggering beauty …

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 The sun was boldest in the late afternoon and if you looked up for a moment from the sparkle of the pool, you could see the goat on the high rock.  It was the kind of view one could only …

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 A luxury villa in Turks and Caicos has just hit the real estate market for $6.25 million, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Cerulean, a four-bedroom, 10,538-square-foot stunner is set on the coast of Providenciales’ Princess Alexandra National Park. The property emphasizes …

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 An ultra-luxe Barbados villa that previously listed for $40 million is headed to auction, Caribbean Journal has learned. Cove Spring House, set in the heart of St James on Barbados’ Platinum Coast, will be sold by luxury auction firm Concierge …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most sought-after corners of the Caribbean — that famous triangle of Caribbean hotspots: St Maarten, St Barth and Anguilla. And just two years after Hurricane Irma, the trio of destinations is in the midst …

caribbean villa vacation barbados dream

 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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to experience St John in the USVI. The former Sirenusa property in St John has been renovated and upgraded and rebranded into The Hills, St John. The relaunched villa resort has …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton There must be some historic meaning. Or it might be a primeval word for tranquility, or the name of some divine spirit. It wasn’t until the third day that I realized. Nevaeh, this otherworldly, …

punta cana marriott all-inclusive

 By Alexander Britell Marriott International is getting into the all-inclusive game, with plans to debut a new all-inclusive platform that will begin with five new resorts in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. In a major foray into the increasingly competitive all-inclusive …

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 By Alexander Britell The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 in the Caribbean is set for October. Luxury hotel brand Kempinski has announced that its new hotel in Dominica will officially open its doors on Oct. 14 of this year. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Jamaica’s venerable luxury hotels, the Tryall Club, is planning a major new beach club. The $9.2 million project will transform the resort’s beachfront area, with a new Beach Bar and Outdoor Grill, a …

turks and caicos villa sells

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy month for what has become one of the hottest luxury hotel markets in the Caribbean: Turks and Caicos. The recent sale of late music legend Prince’s former villa in Providenciales has …

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 By Alexander Britell Half Moon, one of the most iconic resorts in Jamaica, has appointed a leading American resort company to manage the property. Half Moon has appointed Salamander Hotels and Resorts, which manages some of the top resorts in …