Beach Bar Bums, Goodbyes and Jimmy Buffett
Nov08

Beach Bar Bums, Goodbyes and Jimmy Buffett

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In the world of music, there are few artists who captured the hearts and minds of their fans quite like Jimmy Buffett. Known for his laid-back island vibes and feel-good tunes, Buffett created a unique musical universe that resonated with millions around the globe. Through his music and lifestyle, he forged a community of dedicated followers known as “Parrotheads.” Similar to our own beach bar bums community, we’ll...

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Beach Bar Bums Focus: Harold Boothe – Making History Writing Songs
Mar25

Beach Bar Bums Focus: Harold Boothe – Making History Writing Songs

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If there was ever an official Beach Bar Bums troubadour, Harold Boothe may have just been bestowed that title. Never mind his soulful laidback tunes tailor-made for a day on the beach that you can find at his site, lakelizardmusic.com. The real clincher is the song he wrote and performed entitled “Beach Bar Bums” (download the song for free for a limited time). Yes, you read that right. We have our anthem, thanks to Mr....

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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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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 Bar Bums Focus – Getting To Know Tropical Day Sails
Nov15

Beach Bar Bums Focus – Getting To Know Tropical Day Sails

Our recently completed “Drinks at the Beach” photo contest wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our prize sponsors, specifically Tropical Day Sails (TDS), a Caribbean charter day sail company out of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. Their offer of a full day private charter was by far the largest of the prizes and the work they put into convincing others to donate prizes was paramount to the success of the...

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We Built Our Own Beach Bar – For $80!
Sep13

We Built Our Own Beach Bar – For $80!

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The first person I featured in my “We Built Our Own Beach Bar” series was Paul Tollefson. Back then, he lived in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina but in the years since, has moved “across the bridge” to Bluffton. Not one to give up his beach bar lifestyle too easily just because of a move, Paul decided to build another one at his new home. There was only one problem – his backyard was nothing but woods, blanketing the lagoon they...

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