Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Jun29

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

With the pandemic shutting travel down anywhere in the world, posting pics of our favorite beach bars falls to the locals who call these tropical paradises home. Luckily for us, a few of them even take the time to tag us in their images that they share to Instagram. If you’re looking for a virtual escape from your lock down, you’ve come to the right place. If you’d like your images to be featured on the blog, make sure...

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Bahamas Sets Reopening Date For International Travel
Jun01

Bahamas Sets Reopening Date For International Travel

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The island archipelago nation of the Bahamas announced on its Ministry of Tourism page that the Bahamas would reopen to international travelers on July 1st. The announcement stated that “At this point in time, the July 1 reopening date is tentative and subject to change based on COVID-19 trends, namely, if there is a deterioration in improvement or if government and health organizations determine that the protocols and...

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USVI’s Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Hoping and Planning for Reopening in Early June
May11

USVI’s Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Hoping and Planning for Reopening in Early June

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With the government of the US Virgin Islands extending its “closed to outsiders” date through the end of May, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, a major hotel on St. Thomas, announced on its Facebook page that it is planning to reopen June 8th. In the post, the message states “The US Virgin Islands has extended our closed dates for visitors through May 31 for now. Bolongo is hoping and planning to open June 8. This date will...

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A 16 Minute Stroll on an Empty Palm Beach in Aruba
May01

A 16 Minute Stroll on an Empty Palm Beach in Aruba

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If you’ve been to, read about, seen videos or heard stories about the beaches of the Caribbean, then you’ll understand why this video of Aruba’s Palm Beach is so shocking. Chock full of resorts from one end of the beach to the other, Palm Beach is typically crowded while the sun is shining on any given day of the week. With the exception of the early morning hours, tourists, locals, vendors, employees and the like...

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Isla Mujeres, Buho’s Beach Bar and the Spot/Swing Seat That Started It All
Feb26

Isla Mujeres, Buho’s Beach Bar and the Spot/Swing Seat That Started It All

I’ve been writing articles about beach bars all over the world for over eight years on this blog. Even though I’ve visited countless beach bars during that time and before and imbibed in more rum punches, tings with a sting and margaritas that I care to recall, I can still remember it like it was yesterday when I realized I was going to be spending a lot of time bellied up to beach bars. I don’t recall the exact year (2010 maybe?) but...

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St. John, USVI’s Lime Out Floating Bar Announces Closing and Online Petition
Jan17

St. John, USVI’s Lime Out Floating Bar Announces Closing and Online Petition

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In a post to their Facebook page this morning, the owners of Lime Out, a floating bar located in St. John in the US Virgin Islands, announced that they were closing. The reasons presumably are related to issues with the local government. From their Facebook post: “≪ C L O S E D ≫ Thank you so much for all the love + support! 💚 ∕∕∕ We will be closed for now. We are working closely with the government to come up with a...

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