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 The best-kept secret in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell TERRE-DE-HAUT — It’s not hard to get here. But it’s hard enough. It’s a short, twice-daily ferry ride from the tall cliffs of Trois-Rivieres on Guadeloupe’s island of Basse-Terre. There …

The Best Hotel (And the Best Table) in Saba

 Exploring the Queen’s Gardens By Alexander Britell SABA — I don’t eat lobster very often. Sure, I like it. But when I go to a restaurant that seems good, I always feel that the way to see what the restaurant …

The Caribbean’s Unknown Island

 In Saba, finding the Caribbean island of also  By Alexander Britell SABA – I’ve got a tab at Zanzi Bar. It’s the same Zanzi Bar it’s always been, except now it’s a new bar. A week ago, Luis, a native …

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 Think top Turks and Caicos hotels and you probably think of high-priced hotels in the tourist hub of Providenciales. Think again. Our picks for the best Turks and Caicos hotels aren’t all expensive and they aren’t all in Providenciales. But they are …

 “Take me to an adults-only resort.” It’s something you probably find yourself saying all the time, whether you’re looking for a getaway or just a hotel that’s a little bit more tranquil. And while there are great inclusions at all-inclusive resorts around …

 Searching for 007 at Half Moon, Jamaica By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY – This time there is a cigar, and there is rum.  The soft burn of a Romeo y Julieta Short Churchill and some Blackwell, a Jamaican rum with …

 By Alexander Britell What is the culinary capital of the Caribbean? Where is the Mecca of Caribbean food, the singular place that draws foodies and gourmands and adventurers? Where is the epicentre of great Caribbean chefs and great cooking? There …

 Above: lobster on the grill at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis By Alexander Britell NEVIS — There’s fresh lobster and there’s fresh lobster. The latter is the kind where you’re there when it happens — or you know the one …

 It may seem like a list of 50 beach bars is a lot. But when we finished compiling this momentous list, we weren’t even breathing hard. That’s because the Caribbean is the beach bar capital of Planet Earth, and we …

 Above: South Point in Antigua  By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor If you travel often enough it’s bound to happen: You’re staying at one hotel (where you’re perfectly happy) but you visit another and know immediately that if you ever …

Best Aruba Hotels

 This is what you always find yourself loving about the best Aruba hotels. We’ve alway said that Aruba has a lot of great hotels, and places to stay to fit every size and vacation. With easy air access, fabulous beaches, and a …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor ANTIGUA — It’s as round, golden and shiny as the island sun I’ve left behind. Six inches in diameter it’s almost as big as my head, attracting stares and comments throughout my journey home …

 You know Caribbean food. Or perhaps you think you do. But these Caribbean restaurants will change everything you think you know, with inspired, eminently creative expressions. These are some of the hottest restaurants in the Caribbean right now — foodie hot …

 Above: the Cooper Island Beach Club (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell COOPER ISLAND — It’s just before twilight and the sea is silver. There are barrels in the sand and a table in the water. On Cooper Island, …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor SAN JUAN — Move over mofongo; there’s something new in my mouth. I never thought I could enjoy any Puerto Rican dish more than mofongo. About five years ago I had my first taste …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor For some of us, chocolate is a food group. That means it should be enjoyed daily. If that’s right up your alley, you’ll be interested in the newest promotion from St. Lucia’s Calabash Cove. The …

 It’s the Caribbean’s most precious resource. It’s right there. It’s beckoning you. You’re on the beach, taking in the sun, and you’re fascinated by what’s going on in the vast blue world right in front of you. It’s why so …

 Above: the Sandals Ochi Beach Resort (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell OCHO RIOS — It’s the newest resort in Sandals’ ever-expanding Caribbean portfolio. But it’s actually one of the brand’s original properties. Sandals Resorts International officially debuted its …

 

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