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The British Virgin Islands’ Leading Resort Is Back

 The most iconic resort in the British Virgin Islands has completed a long-awaited comeback on Virgin Gorda.  Luxury brand Rosewood has reopened its signature Little Dix Bay resort, marking the culmination of a multimillion-dollar effort to transform the property — one …

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Nevis’ Nisbet Plantation Beach Club Names New GM

 Nevis’ venerable Nisbet Plantation Beach Club has named a celebrated hotelier as its new general manager.  The luxury beach hotel has tapped Mary Jo Ryan, who spent 36 years at the legendary Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda in …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean 2020

 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 Caribbean Journal scours the Caribbean for the best places to stay, the best beaches, the best food and the must-try experiences of the region, focusing on properties big and small and destinations both heavily visited and far under the radar.  …

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 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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 Luxury Caribbean resorts just keep getting more and more impressive, and with every year the standard for Caribbean luxury gets higher.  We’ve long said that Caribbean luxury is a unique concept; but even within the sphere there are so many …

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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 …

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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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 By Alexander Britell One of the Caribbean’s most legendary resorts is making its long-awaited comeback in the first quarter of 2020, Caribbean Journal has learned. The historic Rosewood Little Dix Bay resort on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has no shortage of great culinary festivals, from St Barth to Barbados, all showcasing the marvelous diversity of Caribbean food. But one of the Caribbean’s most popular destination food festivals has a rather …

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 By Alexander Britell There are certain hotels in the Caribbean that manage to transcend the world of hospitality and enter a realm reserved for legends. They’re hotels that become destinations, that become bucket-list stops, that become part of the tapestry …

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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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotspot in Virgin Gorda. Oil Nut Bay’s highly-anticipated Marina Village has now officially opened — and the centerpiece is Nova, its new overwater lounge. Nova has instantly become one of the BVI’s trendiest …

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 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton For many destinations in the Caribbean, small regional airlines are a life blood — and for two decades, Cape Air has been just that for so many islands. Now, Cape Air has officially relaunched two …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands is set to debut a highly-anticipated new destination: the Marina Village at Oil Nut Bay. The new complex at the luxe Oil Nut Bay development …

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 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Gorda’s Taddy Bay airport has officially reopened for air service. The airport had been closed since April for a safety compliance-related construction project. News of the airport’s relaunch was confirmed by British Virgin Islands …

 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. …