Beach Bar Pic of the Week – High Tide, Cruz Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands
Jan02

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – High Tide, Cruz Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

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High Tide Bar & Seafood Grill, a beach bar located steps away from the ferry dock in Cruz Bay on St. John in the US Virgin Islands, is one of a handful of beach bars that make this bay a popular choice for visitors and tourists alike. Music streams from the bars as this stretch of beach keeps its own beat, functioning not just as the island’s unofficial greeter but that of the pulse of the island’s nightlife. That’s why it’s nice...

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30 Seconds at SALT Plage in St. Kitts
Dec26

30 Seconds at SALT Plage in St. Kitts

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On an island such as St. Kitts that is full of beach bars, it’s hard to stand out from the pack. SALT Plage, though, figured it out. Located on the southeast peninsula of the Caribbean island, the beach bar has managed to set itself apart by offering an expanded deck over the water with seating, a decidedly more contemporary nautical look while retaining an overall rustic feel. While the atmosphere is more upscale than others,...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Lighthouse Beach Bar, Dominican Republic
Dec12

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Lighthouse Beach Bar, Dominican Republic

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Travel the world and you’ll be unlikely to find a more unique beach bar than the Lighthouse Beach Bar in the Dominican Republic. Located at the Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, a short drive from La Romana on Playa Dominicus, the beach bar is appropriately named. Modeled after a lighthouse, the beach bar is perched on an outcropping of the beach, protected by rocks from the sea at its feet. It’s one of the most photographed beach bars in...

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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour
Dec10

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour

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When I see a #beachbarbums tagged post on Instagram that starts with “Post-work sundowners at the beach is always a good thing,” I know I’m following the right account. Thanks to IGer St. Janae, I can follow along with her sundowner posts from St. John to Panama right from my phone. When you can’t travel, posts like hers hold you over until the next trip to St. Somewhere … or wherever sundowners after work are considered part of the...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Bomba Shack, Tortola, British Virgin Island
Dec05

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Bomba Shack, Tortola, British Virgin Island

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The Bomba Shack, a beach bar located on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, might not be the most appropriate as its future is in doubt. Destroyed in Hurricane Irma, the world famous beach bar, which regularly showed up on “best beach bar” lists, has been told it needs to relocate by the current land owners. Where Bomba Shack ultimately ends up probably won’t be decided anytime soon. If it ever comes back is the...

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