11 Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit in 2015

January 28, 2015 | 10:00 pm | 0 Comment


A CLASSIC Caribbean beach, contemporary, luxurious accommodations, unlimited cocktails and high-level cuisine. This is the new Caribbean all-inclusive. But the region’s all-inclusive product comes in a host of shapes and sizes, from hidden boutiques to larger properties with unmatched amenities. Our Must-Visit list appropriately reflects that mix, with a selection of more...

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The Caribbean’s Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families

December 3, 2014 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment


By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It takes more than just a playground and a children’s menu to guarantee a good time at a family all-inclusive. Here are the Caribbean resorts where we’d vacay with our own kin – and you should, too. Beaches, Turks and Caicos This trio of classic family all-incs (in Negril and Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and on more...

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Punta Cana’s Paradisus Palma Real Planning $12 Million Renovation

September 19, 2014 | 10:22 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic will be undertaking a $12 million renovation. The project, which is slated for completion in December 2014, will include a new "family concierge" concept and resort area, 42 new luxury suites, a new lounge, a more...

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10 Secret Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

August 27, 2014 | 6:57 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Round Hill, Jamaica THERE ARE terrific all-inclusive resorts across the Caribbean. But there are also some wonderful EP properties that also offer all-inclusive options, meaning that you can have the best of both worlds. Here are 10 "secret" all-inclusives across the Caribbean, from Jamaica to Curacao — properties you may not have realized have all-inclusive more...

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Paradisus Resorts on Green Push

August 13, 2014 | 12:36 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia Hotels International's Paradisus Resorts brand has embarked on a wide-ranging new sustainability push, the company announced. The all-inclusive brand said it was looking to achieve four objectives: reducing its carbon footprint, decreasing water consumption, minimizing environmental more...

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Hotel Highlight: The Sweetest Perk at Petit St Vincent

August 11, 2014 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment


Above: Petit St Vincent in the Grenadines (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon PETIT ST VINCENT — There are many things to love about Petit St Vincent, this all-inclusive private island resort in the southern sweep of the Grenadines: Its 22 casual-chic oceanfront and hillside cottages. The charmingly retro Mini Moke beach buggies, made in a workshop right more...

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Blue Diamond Acquires St Lucia’s Smuggler’s Cove Resort

August 9, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: the Smuggler's Cove Resort and Spa in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Blue Diamond Resorts has acquired the Smuggler's Cove Resort & Spa in St Lucia, the Canada-based company announced this week. The all-inclusive beachfront resort is the latest Caribbean property for Blue Diamond, whose portfolio includes the Royalton, Memories and Grand Lido more...

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New Look at Riu Cancun

August 7, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: the Riu Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff The Riu Cancun has opened its doors with a new look. The Riu Cancun officially opened its doors at the beginning of this month following a $30 million renovation project. The all-inclusive property in Mexico first debuted in 2003. The renovation included an upgrade of all guest rooms and the Miramar more...

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Hyatt to Open Second Cancun All-Inclusive Resort in Late 2015

July 19, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: the former Dreams Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt will be opening its new Ziva all-inclusive resort in Cancun in late 2015, the company announced Thursday. Hyatt began a multimillion-dollar renovation of the former Dreams Cancun property in June. The resort will be managed by Playa Resorts Management, the operational arm of the company Hyatt more...

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The 10 Best Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts For Food – 2014

May 30, 2014 | 7:30 am | 0 Comment


Some all-inclusive resorts are true destinations for food. And it's now quite easy to find high-level gourmet food at an increasing number of Caribbean all-inclusives. But some are true standouts — with fine dining, famous chefs, a blend of cuisines and, in many cases, a new emphasis on local sourcing. These are our favorite all-inclusives for food for more...

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