Set on the private island of Pine Cay, a 30-minute boat ride from Provo, The Meridian Club is the crown jewel of the Turks and Caicos for those seeking the timeless and relaxing spirit of the old West Indies.
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Choosing a villa over a traditional hotel or resort can offer a host of benefits when you're traveling in a group or seeking seclusion - and in some cases, it can even save you money. the Andrew Harper travel office explains.
We have been visiting Jumby Bay regularly since it opened in 1983. A 320-acre private island two miles north of Antigua — 15 minutes by speedboat — it has long enjoyed the affections of many Harper members. In 2008, the hotel was closed for a $28 million renovation.
A consistent pleasure of the Caribbean over the years has been the discovery of local rums. This was certainly the case on our most recent trip, where the biggest surprise was on Antigua. I had not thought of it as a rum island, but in fact, it has a robust industry and a couple of fine products.
The Virgin Islands are blessed with dozens of alluring white-sand beaches, many of which are accessible only from the sea. They are especially remarkable in that they contradict the Caribbean norm: Flat coral islands have fine beaches; scenic mountainous islands do not. Many of the Virgin Islands rise abruptly from the ocean to heights of 1,500 feet or more, but the quality of the sand...
The Caribbean is an easy place to take for granted. The islands are so close to our shores and are so easy to get to that their extraordinary history and scenic and cultural variety are frequently forgotten. Our recent trip took us back to Antigua, St. Barths and Puerto Rico. In a two-week journey, we found ourselves surrounded by speakers of English, French and Spanish, and traveled from a...
Which is your all-time favorite Caribbean resort? The best beach in the Caribbean is at Cap Juluca in Anguilla. The finest all-round resort is arguably Little Dix Bay. But my own favorite property is Petit St. Vincent in the Grenadines.
Golf in the Dominican Republic has received a fair amount of attention lately: the PGA now holds an annual Champions Tour event at Cap Cana every spring and the Golf Channel’s popular “Big Break” series is set in the D.R. this fall.