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The Cool List: The 10 Coolest Caribbean Hotels for 2021

 Now in its ninth year, CJ’s Cool List has always sought to inspire different kinds of getaways — to hotels with personality, with purpose. And the latest edition is a journey through a diverse portfolio of places to stay, from mountain …

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Curaçao Is Open for Tourism Again

 The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is open for tourism once again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  On Jan. 1, Curaçao officially reopened to all international travelers, following a limited reopening.  “Our borders are now fully open #WelcomeBack to our global …

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The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean – 2021

 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

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 Le Carbet: that little corner of Martinique’s northwestern coast near Saint Pierre, a quaint fishing village that’s turned into one of the Caribbean’s coolest beach towns.  And the place that largely kicked off Le Carbet’s renaissance was Guy Ferdinand’s Le …

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 Coconut. Calabash. Castaway.   The names evoke the idylls of the Caribbean — a nap under a dancing palm; the soundtrack of the quiet froth of the sea.  They just don’t make Caribbean hotels like this anymore.  That’s because the …

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 Music, art, people, history and of course immense natural beauty help define the magic of Jamaica, and the Caribbean island’s small boutique resorts allow visitors to connect with it all without having to make any concessions to comfort. Here are …

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 The Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica is now open for tourism.  The Caribbean’s “Nature Island” officially reopened its borders to international travelers (including those from the United States) on Aug. 7, Caribbean Journal confirmed.  Most importantly, all travelers to Dominica …

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 Saint Lucia was one of the first destinations to relaunch tourism when the island reopened its borders at the beginning of June, and it’s open to tourists including those from the United States. What you’ll find in Saint Lucia are …

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 Planet Hollywood Hotels and Resorts is opening its first-ever Caribbean resort in Cancun this December, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The brand will be making its debut in Cancun’s Costa Mujeres neighborhood on Dec. 15, 2020, a spokesperson for the property …

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 United Airlines is launching its newest Caribbean route next month, new scheduled service from Newark to St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands.  United will be operating the route four times each week, with roundtrip service on Sundays, Thursdays, …

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 The world of travel may have changed, but one thing hasn’t: a luxury villa remains one of the ultimate vacations to take in the Caribbean.  And today, a villa getaway is that much more alluring: you have the built-in privacy, …

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 St Croix might be your best bet if you’re thinking about heading to the U.S. Virgin Islands, after the U.S. territory officially reopened to visitors on June 1. (Update: all travelers to the USVI must complete a screening form — …

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 All-inclusive resorts are the hottest thing in Caribbean travel right now.  There’s a reason, after all, why the biggest resort companies in the world, from Marriott to Hilton to Hyatt, are either (in the case of Marriott) launching their first-true …

 Whether you’re on your honeymoon or just want a tranquil getaway for you and yours, the Caribbean is filled with terrific adults-only resorts, many of them of the all-inclusive variety. That combination has proven to be particularly popular with travelers, …

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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 …

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 By Alexander Britell St Maarten tourism is booming. The Dutch Caribbean hotspot is seeing a massive rebound in tourism arrivals, according to newly-released data for the first half of 2019. St Maarten reported 171,543 stayover visitors in the first six …

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 August in the Caribbean means hot afternoons, evenings cooled by trade winds and, in many destinations, the feeling of having a bit more of the region to yourself. But there’s just something about the feeling of wading into bathtub-warm water …