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Saying Hola to Jost Van Dyke

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton JOST VAN DYKE — A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their …

At Martinique’s Hotel Bakoua, Savoring the French Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell MARTINIQUE – The glass display case at Le Gommier holds a bottle of Rhum Saint James from 1931, a sugarcane memory from a time of biguine and planteurs. But the romance of the old French Caribbean never …

The Tryall Club, Jamaica’s Top Golf Destination

 By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — In years of golf lessons, no one had ever asked me that. It was a humid morning in Montego Bay at the Tryall Club in Montego Bay, Jamaica’s destination golf resort and among the …

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 By Alexander Britell In the winter of 1960, then-president-elect John Fitzgerald Kennedy was looking for a getaway before the tempest of White House life began in earnest a month later. He settled on Round Hill, already a jet-set favorite after opening its …

Puerto Rico Wyndham Grand

 By Alexander Britell In another strong sign for Puerto Rico’s quickly-rebounding tourism sector, one of the island’s most popular resorts has reopened its doors. The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf and Beach Resort officially relaunched earlier this month, …

 By Alexander Britell First it was Park Hyatt. Then it was Ritz-Carlton. Now it’s Six Senses. St Kitts is quickly becoming the Caribbean’s next luxury hotspot. Range Developments, the developer of the highly-acclaimed Park Hyatt St Kitts, has announced the …

 By Alexander Britell One of the coolest hotels in the Caribbean has officially reopened in the wake of last year’s storms. The Anegada Beach Club on the beach-filled island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands reopened its doors on …

luxury resorts caribbean

 By Alexander Britell   “We need to come back. Soon.” Grace Bay Beach has that kind of effect on people- the blindingly white sand, the calm lap of the surf. And the good thing is, it’s time to come back. …

best restaurants in the caribbean

 By Alexander Britell It’s the kind of place that would be at home in some hip enclave of Austin or Portland, Williamsburg or L.A. But at the same time, it’s totally at home in the Caribbean. That’s not easy to …

turks and caicos oceanfront

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The hottest new hotel in Turks and Caicos has just made another major addition: three standalone oceanfront “estate” villas. The $100 million property, which opened last year on Providenciales’ Long Bay Beach, features a total …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the must-visit food Caribbean festival of 2018: the Saint Lucia Food and Rum Festival, which returns in January with a new schedule and an appearance by one of the world’s top chefs, Marcus Samuelsson. …

adults-only mexico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts’ Le Blanc Spa Resort is expanding with a new adults-only Mexico resort. The famed all-inclusive spa resort on the Caribbean coast of Mexico is adding a new location in 2018: Los Cabos. The …

hotel le village st barth

 By Alexander Britell The recent storms have put the spotlight on some different faces in St Barth, and that’s nowhere more true than at one of the island’s venerable hotels. It’s long been one of the best kept secrets in …

cancun hotels

 Cancun has long been Mexico’s most famous (and infamous) tourism destination, but that also means there’s no shortage of great hotel and resort options. But finding the right Cancun hotels for you means sifting through a mix of large and …

 Looking for an easy island getaway? Bermuda is offering some of its biggest savings of the year right now, with a host of places to stay. Bermuda’s calling it a “Splash Sale,” with a 30 percent discount on your stay …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re hungry for a Caribbean vacation (or just plain hungry) you’ll want to know about the Barbados Food & Rum Festival, scheduled for November 16 to 19. Now in its eighth year, the event …

Punta Cana Resorts

 Punta Cana resorts welcome more than two million North American visitors each year, making the area the most popular single vacation destination in the Caribbean – and with good reason. The Dominican Republic resort town seduces with broad white-sands bordered …

 As trips go, a honeymoon is likely the most memorable one you’ll ever take, so there’s a lot riding on your choice of where to go and where to stay. But if you’ve already decided on a post-nuptials getaway to …