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Disney’s New Bahamas Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is returning to New York beginning in the fall of 2017, with plans for sailings to the Bahamas. Disney will operate a total of six seven- and eight-night sailings to the Bahamas ... [ Read More ]

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Junkanoo Beach, Nassau

 “Always loved this beach bar on Junkanoo Beach in Nassau,” writes Caribbean Journal reader Robert Morton, who sent in this week’s Caribbean Photo. This is the Tiki Bikini Beach Bar in the Bahamian capital. Have you taken a great photo ... [ Read More ]

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Bahamasair Launching New Orlando Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially announced the launch of its new service to and from Florida. Beginning June 19, Bahamasair will be launching new nonstop service between Grand Bahama and Orlando. The service will ... [ Read More ]

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 By Felicity BurrowsCJ Contributor When you think of The Bahamas, you may think of stunning coral reefs, white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. This island chain is popular for snorkeling and scuba diving, with many visitors coming from near ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s one of the easiest places to get to in the region: Nassau, the always-popular destination in the Bahamas, a beach-filled paradise with something for everyone. Whether you’re sunning on Cable Beach, jetting off on a day trip to the ... [ Read More ]

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 There will soon be a new way to get to the Bahamas from Orlando. Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has announced the impending launch of new flight service from Orlando to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Flight UP 219 will officially launch on ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s close to the US, it’s got a great tax infrastructure and, well, then there’s that water. It’s no surprise that the Bahamas is a popular vacation home market — but what about actually moving there? We continue our How ... [ Read More ]

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 There will soon be a new way to live on one of the region’s best beaches. A major real estate project is making progress on Cable Beach in Nassau. And the $70 million ONE Cable Beach project is on track ... [ Read More ]

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 We all dream of the Crusoe life, the castaway fantasy, the true escape from the real world. In the Caribbean, that means owning your own private island. And while there aren’t multitudes of private islands on the block in the ... [ Read More ]

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 The newest Bar in Bimini has officially opened. And it’s already one of the island’s best. It’s called Sharkies Bar, and it’s the newest addition to the Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina. The beach-bar-style bar is set right ... [ Read More ]

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 Paradise Beach is a seemingly endless stretch of perfect white-sand beach in North Bimini, home to Hilton at Resorts World Bimini. It’s got waves with just enough energy to keep things interesting, and innumerable shells dotting its shores. Here’s what ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s not really a hotel, is it? The Atlantis, Paradise Island resort has long been more than a resort – it’s a destination in its own right. And that’s what the hotel’s executives themselves will tell you — for a ... [ Read More ]

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 Bimini is a small island with a big heart. And what it lacks in hustle and bustle it more than makes up for with the charms of island living. Here’s a quick tour down the main road in North Bimini. ... [ Read More ]

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 By Alexander Britell JetBlue Airways is expanding its flight service to the Bahamas. The carrier announced that it would be adding two additional daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Nassau. The flights, which will launch Aug. 1, will mean JetBlue ... [ Read More ]

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 Enjoying the view at The Cove on Paradise Island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I’ve come to the conclusion that this view, from my room at The Cove at Atlantis in the Bahamas, is the reason why balconies were invented. ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s one of the region’s quickest flights — and also one of the coolest. Cape Air, the US-based carrier that has long had a hub in Puerto Rico, has expanded its operations to Florida. Now the carrier is offering three ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s the newest hotel in the Bahamas: Hilton at Resorts World Bimini. And while it’s not entirely complete yet (construction is slated to finish later this year) Caribbean Journal recently got an inside look at the property, which boasts some ... [ Read More ]

 There’s a reason Hemingway came here, a reason boaters flock here. Because the water and the feeling of being in Bimini are somehow different from the rest of the region. There is a kind of mystical quality here. But you ... [ Read More ]