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In St Barth, the Art of the Perfect Villa

 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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Martinique, Puerto Rico Top Winners at 2020 Caribbean Rum Awards in St Barth

 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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The Eden Rock St Barths, a Caribbean Icon, Is Open Again

 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 …

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 The Caribbean’s most glamorous destination is reopening for tourism, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The French Caribbean island of St Barth is reopening for travel and tourism on June 22, according to Bruno Magras, president of the island’s territorial council.  “Whether …

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 A privileged perch right on Grace Bay Beach. Your own private island off the coast of Grenada. A sweeping compound in the hills of St Barth.  It’s just you and the beauty of the Caribbean.  Indeed, the villa vacation is …

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 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 Alexander Britell It’s shaping up to be a rather exciting season in St Barth, as the island braces for a wave of major hotel reopenings — and returning travelers. The first fall relaunch is coming late next month, when …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of St Barth’s favorite sons is planning a major concert in Gustavia this month. Jimmy Buffett, the music superstar and frequent St Barth visitor, is planning to play a free concert in Gustavia on …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Caribbean villa management company WIMCO is reporting that all members of its St. Barth-based staff are safe after the passage of Hurricane Irma, and that their office on-island has reopened with power and internet access. …

 YOU LOVE the warm waters of Seven Mile Beach. The powder-white sand. But maybe you don’t want to share it. Maybe you want a Caymanian beach all to yourself. Here on the North Side of Grand Cayman, it’s a little …