Checking in From the Rock – Saba Rock Resort, British Virgin Islands
Aug09

Checking in From the Rock – Saba Rock Resort, British Virgin Islands

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If spending time in or near the water is your thing, a visit to the British Virgin Islands’ Saba Rock Resort should be in short order. Nestled squarely in the middle of the North sound channel separating Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda from Prickly Pear Island, Saba Rock is a Water World fan’s dream come true, without the exorbitant production costs and minus Mr. Costner. Beach bar bums Chad and Melanie Smith just returned...

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Getting To Know Three Roatan Beach Bars
Jul25

Getting To Know Three Roatan Beach Bars

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The island of Roatan, located on the Caribbean side of Honduras, has always been at the top of our travel wish list. With its convenient non-stop flights from O’Hare, affordable accommodations and beach-bar-laden popular resort areas of West Bay and West End serving up the daily sunsets and refreshing cocktails I crave, it’s a wonder we’ve never actually made it there. That might change soon, however, if the...

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Beach Bar Bums Focus – David Pinardi and St. John Villa Rentals
Jul18

Beach Bar Bums Focus – David Pinardi and St. John Villa Rentals

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If you’ve ever tried to find an affordable vacation villa rental in St. John in the US Virgin Islands, you’ll know how difficult it can be. Due to the limited space and continued consolidation of the major players in the short term vacation rental market, accommodations on the island aren’t cheap and continue to increase every year. That’s when David Pinardi and St. John Villa Rentals decided to step in. David, first tell us a little...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – The Unknown Caribbean
Jul06

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – The Unknown Caribbean

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I don’t know where in the Caribbean this photo was taken – there are scant details offering up morsels of clues leading to the identity of its location – but I knew as soon as I came across it that it would be tough to beat. And tough to beat it turned out to be as it was the most liked “beach pic of the day” post from the past week on our Facebook page. Due to the uncertainty of the locale, I’m not sure how we’ll ever find out way...

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Droning Around at Iggie’s Beach Bar on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Jul05

Droning Around at Iggie’s Beach Bar on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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Ever since our trip to St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, I’ve been trying to make time to squeeze in an article on Iggie’s Beach Bar. Located on the south coast of the island at the Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, Iggie’s is one of, if not the most, popular and well known beach bars in St. Thomas. I could go on and on about its towering palms, plethora of beach games and Adirondack chairs, crashing waves and tasty...

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