Category | Caribbean

St. Barth: The LVMH Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle De France

Posted on 22 March 2016

By Gary Walther Some luxury hotels have a double identity. They promote the alluring side, and they scarcely mention the other side, which sometimes has its own allure. Case-in-point: One… Continue reading »

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Richard Branson’s Necker Island

Posted on 01 December 2015

by Gary Walther The Hotel Detective hears lots of stories in his line of work, but three weeks ago, sitting next to Richard Branson at dinner on Necker Island, his… Continue reading »

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Tarponators of Belize

Posted on 24 September 2013

    Story & photos by Barnaby Conrad III   “Permit,” said Mambo. “Three o’clock.” We stood on a coral flat ten miles off the coast of Belize, staring into… Continue reading »

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Ian Keown’s Caribbean: 60 Years of Caribbean Posh at Round Hill

Posted on 17 September 2013

by Ian Keown “Noel Coward patted me on the knee and said ’Dear boy, if only you’ll stop going on about your damned cottages, I’ll buy one of them‘.” The… Continue reading »

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Biking in Bermuda

Posted on 19 February 2013

By David McKay Wilson Biking in Bermuda is not for the faint-hearted. The roads are narrow, with hedge rows and rock walls at times flush with the pavement’s edge. But… Continue reading »

Samana Manana

Posted on 07 January 2013

By Ian Keown “Love at first sight” – it’s a phrase you hear many times on a jaunt through the Samana Peninsula of the Dominican Republic.  On a recent week-long… Continue reading »

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5 Great Caribbean Budget Hotels

Posted on 23 July 2012

Stay at these under-$200-a-night hotels and you won’t have to run up a scary tab for taxi fares every time you head out to dine, drink, dive or shop  by… Continue reading »


Posted on 16 May 2012

A day of sun, sea and sand doesn’t mean giving up fine dining at these gourmet beachside restaurants

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My, My Mustique

Posted on 04 April 2012

By Amiee White Beazley With all of the hype surrounding the island of Mustique – its prince and princesses and celebrity visitors – I was afraid I was being set… Continue reading »

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Ian Keown’s Caribbean: Four Seasons Nevis — 20 Years On and Better Than Ever

Posted on 10 January 2012

  By Ian Keown I’m from Scotland, for heaven’s sake, the land of the dour and the disciplined, so what am I doing lolling around like a sybarite in a… Continue reading »

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