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THERE’S A popular restaurant in the onetime library of a very old Dominican abbey in the Dutch city of Zwolle.

It’s called “The Library,” and it’s won a Michelin star every year since 1993 — now boasting three of them — one of fewer than 200 such restaurants on the planet to do so.

“De Librije,” the the brainchild of the husband and wife team of Jonnie & Thérèse Boer, has become one of the world’s destination restaurants, with a firm place in the culinary pantheon.

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The Cayman Islands are best known for two radically different offshore activities: banking and diving. The rich reserves within those protected vaults arguably pale beside the treasures of the bejeweled coral reef system ringing the three islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. While the western half of Grand Cayman seems under continual development—locals joke that the national bird is the building crane—the East End and the two Sister Islands remain blissfully tranquil on the verge of tranquilizing. Onshore activities are remarkably diverse. from horseback riding to enjoying a cosmopolitan dining scene with culinary influences from Peruvian to Punjabi.

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If you thought all beaches were created equal, think again. Sure, some travelers prefer the party scene but for the bonafide beach aficionado, it's that quieter nook that is worth seeking out. What the smaller out-of-the way beaches lack in amenities, they more than make up with countless miles of buttery sand, seclusion and serenity. Plant your sun lounger by the water's edge and check out our list of the top 10 secret beaches in the Caribbean, and try not to let the cat out of the bag.

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You didn’t want to spend 20 minutes walking from your room to get to the beach. That’s not why you’re here.

You made the long journey so you could spend your vacation lazing on the sand, rum punch (or just rum) in hand, enjoying the most precious natural resource of the Caribbean. And time is of the essence.

Because there are hotels with beaches — and then there are true beach hotels. The latter means rooms that are decidedly close to the sand, where the entire ambience of the property is focused around the beach experience — about barefoot comfort and pure tranquility, about a vacation free from pretentiousness and vanity.

And while you may have been to some great beach hotels in the Caribbean, we’d like to present you with some that generally fly under the radar of most travelers. They may not quite be secrets, but they’re just begging to be discovered.

Click here for 10 great beach hotels that should be on your travel radar.


A little more than a year ago, the leisure boats and charter yachts pulled away from Jost Van Dyke on an afternoon not unlike this one, sipping their last painkillers, their last Firewater, savoring their last conch fritters for what would be a very long goodbye.

“Adios to Jost,” wrote the Virgin Islands’ most famous musical ambassador, Kenny Chesney, in “It’s That Time of Day,” singing years ago of the late afternoon departure ritual on White Bay.

But this was not a goodbye.

Because now, after months of struggle, grief, rebuild and recovery, Jost Van Dyke is back again.

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