60 Seconds at Buccaneer Beach Bar in St. Maarten
Oct11

60 Seconds at Buccaneer Beach Bar in St. Maarten

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When we were in St. Maarten a few years ago, one of our favorite beach bars to visit was Buccaneer Beach Bar. Located just down the beach from our resort, it was within easy walking distance and allowed access to beach bars in an area that didn’t have many of them. Since then, the area has changed dramatically, with the empty area next to the Royal Palm now housing the high end Roxxy Beach Club. Buccaneer still remains on the south...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – The Right Side of Driftwood Boat Bar, St. Maarten
Jul30

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – The Right Side of Driftwood Boat Bar, St. Maarten

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If it wasn’t for all the car traffic zooming by, Driftwood Boat Bar, a beach bar located on Maho Beach in St. Maarten, might be the clear cut winner in my declaration of the best beach bar on the Dutch side of the island. Located opposite the beach from its more well-known counterpart, Sunset Bar, Driftwood is where you can find six beers for $15 and pizza that some will claim is the best on the island. The beach bar’s location...

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Video Tour of Kontiki Beach Bar & Restaurant, Orient Beach, Saint Martin
Jun12

Video Tour of Kontiki Beach Bar & Restaurant, Orient Beach, Saint Martin

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One of the beaches I get asked the most often about is Orient Beach in St. Martin. Located on the east side of the island and home to a multitude of beach bars, Orient Beach experienced significant damage from Hurricane Irma. The beach continues to make its comeback and as you can see from the above video, the beach bars are a big part of that. Kontiki has been an integral part of the beach bar scene on Orient Beach and its reopening...

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Keeping It Old School at the New Dany’s (Cupecoy) Beach Bar in St. Maarten
May08

Keeping It Old School at the New Dany’s (Cupecoy) Beach Bar in St. Maarten

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Guest author Dennis Kozuch has been a longtime visitor to St. Maarten/Martin and its beach bars and in his latest contribution to this blog and the beach bar bums community, he fills us in on Dany’s Beach Bar, also known as Cupecoy Beach Bar, located on Cupecoy Beach just south of La Samanna on the St. Marteen/Martin border. Sometimes out of devastation comes opportunity and Dany wasted no time in bringing back that old-time...

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Update on St. Martin’s Orient Bay Beach and Bars
Nov27

Update on St. Martin’s Orient Bay Beach and Bars

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In the above video from YouTuber “philphriday,” the latest updates are provided on St. Martin’s Orient Bay and two of its most popular beach bars, Bikini Beach and Kakao Beach. Hurricane Irma devastated the island of St. Martin//Maarten and the beach at Orient Bay is still recovering. For those of you who have seen this stretch of beach, the above video is testament to the damage the beach sustained. Still, the...

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Getting B!tch Slapped In St. Maarten
Oct17

Getting B!tch Slapped In St. Maarten

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Every beach bar has its signature drink and at St. Maarten’s Blue Bitch Bar, overlooking the beach and boardwalk in Phillipsburg, it’s the appropriately named Bitch Slap. I’m pretty sure the shot, which Marlene confirms in the video, includes Blue Curacao, Triple Sec and some kind of rum (background noise from the peanut gallery drowned out most of her description). I’ve conducted an exhaustive search online for about two minutes...

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