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The Ultimate Caribbean Rum Festival Is Back Again in St Barth 

 The world’s greatest rums. The Caribbean’s most glamorous island.  One unforgettable week.  The fifth annual Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth is set for Nov. 1-6, 2022 for a week-long celebration of artisanal rums from the region’s top producers.  It’s a …

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Nocturne Acquires WIMCO, Forging a New Caribbean Villa Power 

 In December, leading Caribbean villa provider WIMCO Villas was purchased by Nocturne Luxury Villas. The deal follows last year’s acquisition by Nocturne of another major St Barth villa provider, St Barth Properties, forging a significant new villa player for St …

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In St Barth, a New Villa “Over the Ocean”

 A dramatic new villa has made its debut at St Barth’s iconic Le Toiny hotel.  It’s called Villa Over the Ocean, and it’s a contemporary four-bedroom villa perched right over Toiny beach.  Amenities range from a private 900-square-foot heated pool …

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caribbean travelers choice 2021

 They’re here. After more than 53,000 votes were cast, the world’s largest community of experts on Caribbean travel — Caribbean Journal readers — has spoken, naming their favorite places in the Caribbean, from the best luxury resort to the region’s culinary …

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 Early November is one of the best times to visit the remarkable French Caribbean island of St Barth.  You won’t find the crowds of December and January, but the villas, hotels, restaurants and hotspots are open. (Here’s all you need …

caribbean rum awards 2021

 The Caribbean’s leading celebration of fine rum is set for the first week of November in St Barth.  Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Rum Awards a week-long series of rum (and cigar) events in the heart of Gustavia, is back for its …

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 People are traveling again. Driven by vaccinations, traveler confidence is as high as it’s been since the onset of the pandemic — and it’s borne out in the numbers in the Caribbean, where June was the highest-arrival month for the region …

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 It’s always been a rarefied, exclusive beach destination; and as more and more travelers seek seclusion and privacy amid the pandemic, the Turks and Caicos Islands is seeing a surge in villa rentals.  And with top Caribbean villa destinations like …

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 Before St Barth was St Barth, they used to come to this beach and fish, boats out in the morning and simple life on the sand.  Corossol is another side of St Barth, where the turtles roam the back streets …

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 That next trip.  Maybe it’s for a holiday, maybe it’s for a family reunion, maybe it’s an annual tradition.  That next trip, that vacation to plan for, to dream about; it’s one of the greatest antidotes to creeping monotony in …

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 Marco has just brought the morning croissants and the espresso has heated up and the streets of Gustavia are still silent on a Sunday.  It might even be the hour of the decollage, occasion for the French West Indies’ centuries-old …

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 There’s a new epicenter in the world of Caribbean rum: the island of St Barth.  In a turbulent year around the world, the island played host to the ultimate rum experience of 2020: the Caribbean Rum Awards and St Barth …

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 One of the Caribbean’s most glamorous hotels has officially reopened its doors, Caribbean Journal has learned. The iconic Eden Rock St Barths officially began welcoming back guests on Oct. 22, WIMCO confirmed. The St Jean-beach institution, which first opened its …

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 LVMH’s Cheval Blanc St Barth Isle de France is reopening its doors later this month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The ultra-luxe resort on Flamands Beach in St Barth will reopen on Oct. 29, according to WIMCO, whose hotel specialists help …

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 In the age of social distancing, travelers are placing a premium on privacy — both in their transportation and their accommodations.  And that’s the reasoning behind the launch of leading luxury villa rental company WIMCO’s new WIMCO Prive’ concierge travel …

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 The Caribbean’s ultimate rum experience is returning this Nov. 10-15, 2020 in St Barth.  The 2020 edition of Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Rum Awards and the St Barth Rum Festival, a week-long celebration of the Caribbean’s finest rum, will return to …

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 The greatest food in the world and the greatest rum in the world, all one one island for one week.  That’s the case each November when the Caribbean Rum Awards and the St Barth Gourmet Festival come together for a …

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 The French Caribbean island of St Barth officially began welcoming back visitors to the island on Monday.  The reopening of the luxury hotspot comes with a number of health and safety measures, most notably the requirement that all travelers present …