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Inside Belle Mont Farm—St. Kitt’s Sustainable Resort Unlike Any Other

5 Aug

St Kitts Belle Mont Farm

Source: Serendipity Social

Belle Mont Farm, a groundbreaking resort on Kittitian Hill in St. Kitts, is making a name for itself in the sustainable resort sector—and keeping luxury in mind every step of the way.

Set between Mount Liamuiga and the Caribbean Sea in the West Indies, Belle Mont Farm is naturally blessed with scenic coastline views and 400 acres of fertile farmland. And from its inception, owner Val Kempadoo has been as committed to creating a high-end retreat as he is to preserving its natural assets and building an icon of sustainability in the Caribbean. “We have created a luxury hotel that makes a difference hopefully to our guests, our community and our environment,” says Kempadoo.

The Great House is Belle Mont Farm’s check-in area.

The Great House is Belle Mont Farm’s check-in area.

While “farm-to-table” has become a phrase de jour, Belle Mont Farm is the real deal. The organic farm is the epicenter, with 84 guesthouses and one four-bedroom farmhouse set right within it (villas are also available). While pampering details one might expect from an exclusive hotel, like rainwater showers and private infinity pools, are in place, what sets Belle Mont apart is its strict adherence to its sustainable mission. Caribbean techniques, materials and workers have built Continue reading

Kim Collins Set To Lead St.Kitts-Nevis Olympic Team Into Rio 2016

21 Jul

Source: Times Caribbean

The St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee (SKNOC) and SKN athlete Kim Collins, have finally settled their differences and has cleared  a path had now been cleared for Mr. Collins to participate at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as an athlete of the St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Team, following closure on the long-standing issues between the two parties.

The issues, dating back from the London 2012 Olympics, were discussed at a meeting convened via teleconference on Saturday July 16th, 2016, in the presence of SKNOC representatives based at its Headquarters in Basseterre, St. Kitts, Kim Collins and Ms. Paula Collins, wife and coach of Mr. Collins.

During the meeting, Mr. Collins expressed his desire to participate as a member of the St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Team.

President, Mr. Alphonso Bridgewater, said, “I personally welcome this new development and am pleased that Mr. Collins is now willing to compete for his country. The SKNOC and Kim Collins are committed to working together with renewed goodwill and in the interest of athletes of the St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Team and the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. The full extent of our energies must now be focused on the final preparations and performance of the St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Continue reading

Caribbean Islands where the food is tastier | Top 10 Cooking Islands According to Da Majority

20 Jun

Source: Da Majority

So.. you’re a food lover looking for the perfect Caribbean island to spend your vacation. The problem is, you may be lost as to which one to choose. Don’t you worry! We can help! When the topic is debated with the best cooked foods in the Caribbean, you only hear the popular islands being mentioned like Jamaica, Barbados,Saint Lucia & Trinidad. They are worthy for their mentions, but we must stop ruling out islands such us St. Barts, Dominica, St Eustatius and Anguilla.

BELOW WE HAVE LISTED OUR TOP 10

1. TRINIDAD

2. JAMAICA

3. SAINT LUCIA Continue reading

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Quirky Caribbean: Pilgrimage-worthy experiences

1 Jun

If you're boating near Big Major Cay in the Exuma Cays,

Catamaran cruises, zipline rides and island tours on air conditioned buses may be reliable outings away from the beach but it’s the wild, wonderful and wacky that morphs a great vacation into a grand one. For tons of funky fun and awesome bragging rights, check our list of quirky stuff to do and get ready to swim with the pigs, learn how to sing and toast the sunset on a bar floating in the middle of nowhere.

The Bahamas

The pigs are as comfortable in the water as they are on land, and are particularly partial to hot dogs. (Photo: Island Routes)

If you’re out on Big Major Cay, you may blink twice and then blame the potent daiquiris you enjoyed the Continue reading

The New List: New Caribbean Hotels to Visit in 2015

23 Jan

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Last year was full of great new hotel openings in the Caribbean, and 2015 should be more of the same. There are new hotels slated to open across the region, some large, Continue reading

8 Distinctive Caribbean Inns for a Range of Budgets

2 Dec

The diminutive size, steep topography or far-flung nature of many Caribbean locales tend to limit resort sprawl. Whether by circumstance or by design, the following new and improved inns — ranging from budget-friendly bunks to guest-spoiling splurges — are the sort of distinctive properties that promise a memorable stay. ­

Budget

Jack Sprat Shack, Jamaica

An addition to the quirky and more expensive Continue reading

Top Caribbean Day Trips On Your Private Jet.

22 Oct

canouan

Canouan

Its an island like no other. Considered the ‘heart of the Grenadines’, this lush tropical paradise is the perfect place to unwind for a day and experience Caribbean living at its best. Unspoiled and virtually undiscovered, a day trip here should be at the top of your bucket list.

Where to stay?

Canouan Resort offers private jet facilities and is set on 300 acres of the most prime property in Canouan. With luxurious pool or beachfront suites, hidden coves and beautiful white sand beaches, it’s the ideal location Continue reading