Thanks for the Memories – The Beach Bar at the Island Beachcomber Hotel, St. Thomas
Oct11

Thanks for the Memories – The Beach Bar at the Island Beachcomber Hotel, St. Thomas

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I don’t know that the Island Beachcomber’s beach bar actually ever had a name. Located on Lindbergh Bay on St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, the beach bar at this well-worn but respectable resort became one of our favorite spots on the island. About a 5-10 minute walk from the airport, it also served a function as the island’s unofficial greeter, a favorite place for locals to take their guests when they first arrived on the...

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St. Thomas’s Magens Bay Beach Bar Announces Reopening
Feb06

St. Thomas’s Magens Bay Beach Bar Announces Reopening

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It’s always a good day when a beach bar announces its reopening. The beach bar at the popular Magens Bay, also home to a café and boutique, announced it’s reopening this past Sunday. The St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands beach bar had been operating out of a temporary set up since early November. However, this weekend it was apparently finally ready to reopen at its permanent location. Making the announcement on its Facebook page, the...

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Dealing With the Dingy at Dinghy’s Beach Bar
Jan04

Dealing With the Dingy at Dinghy’s Beach Bar

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If the past hurricane season has left you feeling a little dingy, you can head over to Dinghy’s Beach Bar on Water Island, a small island off of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. It’s one of guest author Kristie Weiss’s favorite beach bar and while it may not be the easiest place to get to, the destination is worth the journey. Come along for the ride as she looks back on her first visit to one of her favorite beach bars post...

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Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas – A Redhead, a Beach Bar and the Best Day Ever
Dec06

Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas – A Redhead, a Beach Bar and the Best Day Ever

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Beach bars aren’t just for telling stories – they’re for creating them as well. Guest blogger Tom Hicks tells us all about his at Sapphire Beach and its beach bar in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. “I was in the Virgin Islands once. I met a girl. We ate lobster, drank Piña Coladas. At sunset we made love like sea otters. That was a pretty good day. Why couldn’t I get that day over and over and over?” –...

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Margaritaville Restaurant Reopens In St. Thomas
Nov09

Margaritaville Restaurant Reopens In St. Thomas

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With St. Thomas and the rest of the US Virgin Islands continuing to recover from the hurricanes a few months ago, stories of resilience and hope start to overtake those of despair. In that theme of recovery, the Margaritaville Restaurant at the Margaritaville Resort in St. Thomas has announced that it is back open. With the damage mostly limited to landscaping, the property’s restaurant was able to reopen less than two months after...

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Update On Iggies Beach Bar
Oct10

Update On Iggies Beach Bar

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In a post shared on medium.com, the people behind Bolongo Bay Beach Resort in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, provided an update on the status of their popular beach bar, Iggies, after Hurricanes Irma and Maria barreled through the region. The article’s images show a battered Iggies, with sand encroaching every corner and the towering palms still standing but now with bowed fronds still hanging on, a living testimony not just to the...

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