Staniel Cay Airport Reopens

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas’ Staniel Cay Airport has reopened. The airport reopened to air traffic Nov. 18 with a new runway. The newly-paved 3,000-foot-long, 75-foot-wide runway means the airport is classified as a Code 2b airport. The ... [ Read More ]

The opening ceremony

A New Restaurant in Grand Bahama

 Above: the grand opening ceremony at Dockside in Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff A new restaurant has opened its doors in Grand Bahama. The Dockside Restaurant and Sports Bar opened this week in Grand Bahama’s West End. The ... [ Read More ]

Pelican Cay

Your Own Private Caribbean Island With Four Beaches

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s beyond the Caribbean dream: your own private island with its own private beach. But what if you had four beaches of your own? On Pelican Cay in the Abacos, you get precisely that. Listed ... [ Read More ]



 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Dave Lowther. This incredible shot was taken on a live-aboard dive trip in the Bahamas aboard the Caribbean Explorer. Do you have a great underwater photo of the Caribbean? Send ... [ Read More ]


 eiy Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Maybe it’s because it secreted on the Bahamian Out Island of Eleuthera, only 50 miles from Nassau but a world apart. Or perhaps it’s because it has a pair of pink-sand beaches I can’t wait ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Robert Hall, who sent this photo taken by drone above Forbes Hill on the Bahamian island of Little Exuma. Do you have a ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Long Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The airport at Deadman’s Cay on Long Island in the Bahamas has reopened following damage from Hurricane Joaquin, the country’s Department of Civil Aviation announced. The airport is now “open and operational ... [ Read More ]

Above: a government strategy session following the damage

 Major damage on several islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Joaquin pummeled parts of the Bahamas as it rose north this weekend. The Category 4 storm’s biggest damage came in the south of Long Island, where it caused “major ... [ Read More ]


 The best conch salads in the Caribbean By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Got conch? If you’re in the Bahamas or the Turks and Caicos Islands you definitely should! The scrumptious sea snail, which thrives in the archipelagos’ warm, shallow waters, ... [ Read More ]


 Why you need to visit Fowl Cay By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor As Caribbean resorts go, Fowl Cay is ne plus ultra. What better way to describe this 50-acre private-island resort where everything – and we mean everything – is ... [ Read More ]


 Four deals to the Bahamian capital By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The bad news: Summer’s over. The good news: The Caribbean’s shoulder season is here, bringing big savings between now and the start of high season in December. And to ... [ Read More ]


 Another regional city goes sustainable By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau is now an “emerging sustainable city,” following designation by the Inter-American Development Bank. The designation is part of the IDB’s regional Emerging Sustainable Cities Initiative, which launched locally in Nassau in ... [ Read More ]


 What’s next for troubled megaresort  By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baha Mar saga has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a provisional liquidator by the Supreme Court of the Bahamas. The ruling by the court means ... [ Read More ]


 Exclusive casino coming to landmark Bahamas hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff There will soon be a new kind of casino at Paradise Island’s Atlantis resort. It’s called Salon Privé, and it will be targeted at the “elite casino customer,” ... [ Read More ]

Above: Snake Cay, East Abaco Creeks National Park. Photo by Nancy Albury

 Major expansion of protected areas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is launching a major expansion of its marine protected areas. As part of its commitment under the Caribbean Challenge Initiative, the country has announced the creation of 15 ... [ Read More ]


 Another private island on the block By the Caribbean Journal staff Our journey through the region’s private island listings now takes us to Gumelemi Cay, a private island in Abaco now on the market for $17.9 million. The 8-acre island ... [ Read More ]


 A haven for shoppers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor MAN-O-WAR CAY — I never met a bag I didn’t like. Beach totes, hobos, box clutches, backpacks … I’ve got somewhere around 40, in leather, fabric, even straw, and in just ... [ Read More ]


 Another big new project in New Providence By the Caribbean Journal staff A new $250 million dollar development has broken ground in Nassau. Pointe, as it is known, is slated to include 200 guest rooms, world-class shopping, fine dining options, ... [ Read More ]