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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Soggy Dollar Bar Sets Release Date for Its Dark and Island Spiced Rums
Nov20

Soggy Dollar Bar Sets Release Date for Its Dark and Island Spiced Rums

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In what will surely be at the top of the Christmas gift list for beach bar bums around the world, the Soggy Dollar Bar announced the release date for its Dark and Island Spiced rums. The limited edition first batch will go on sale December 1 at 10 am Eastern (New York) time. You have to enter your email address in order to buy the rum so time is still set to sign up for the initial release. According to the notice sent to individuals...

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British Virgin Islands’ Willy T Forced To Move Again
Nov12

British Virgin Islands’ Willy T Forced To Move Again

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The Willy T, a boat-turned-bar located in the British Virgin Islands, has been notified that it must move from its current location in Great Harbour, Peter Island. After moving from its longtime original spot from the Bight, Norman Island after its latest incarnation post-Irma, the news is a shock, to say the least, to the owners of the Willy T and its longtime customers. According to BVI News, the Willy T’s latest relocation is the...

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Eight Minutes on the Beach at White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
Oct30

Eight Minutes on the Beach at White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

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Since it’s impossible for me to visit all of the beach bars in the Caribbean, videos like the one above become an important resource. They’ve become especially important post-Irma and Maria as readers of this blog look for updates on their favorite destinations. This video, taken just 10 days ago, is a drone video of White Bay and its beach on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands. A beach bar utopia, this area was...

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Bomba Shack Rebuild Updates Needed
Oct05

Bomba Shack Rebuild Updates Needed

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The Bomba Shack, a beach bar located on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, was destroyed in Hurricane Irma. Since then, the world-renown tourist destination and BVI landmark has been locked in a court battle with the landowners and has not been rebuilt. Google, the official notifier of all things, lists it as “permanently closed.” Social media is typically the place to find the latest updates but the Bomba Shack itself...

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