The BVI’s William Thornton (Willy T) Sets Target Date For Return
Feb20

The BVI’s William Thornton (Willy T) Sets Target Date For Return

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One of the bars in the British Virgin Islands I get asked the most about since the hurricanes is the William Thornton, otherwise known as the Willy T. A floating bar (basically a boat with a bar on it) normally found moored in The Bight at Norman Island, the last sighting of the Willy T. was of it beached on a nearby shore with most everything above deck swept away during Hurricane Irma. Information about it has been hard to find...

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Friday Flickr Find – Floating Bar, Coco Cay, Bahamas
Feb16

Friday Flickr Find – Floating Bar, Coco Cay, Bahamas

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Taking a cruise has never been high on my to do list but if you’re going to throw a floating bar at your own private island into the equation, I might have to reconsider. While the beach part of the “beach bar” might be under a little bit of water in this case, I think I could make do. Kon Tiki in Antigua and Jamaica’s Pelican Bar are surrounded by water and they’re doing just fine. You’ll just have to watch that first step after...

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Sixty Seconds at Hang Out Beach Bar, Jibe City, Bonaire
Feb14

Sixty Seconds at Hang Out Beach Bar, Jibe City, Bonaire

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My love for Jibe City and it’s Hang Out Beach Bar, located in Bonaire, is no secret. I’ve often referred to it as my ideal beach bar, a model for what I envision my future beach bar to resemble. Jibe City, which describes itself on its website as “a relaxed and laid back windsurf centre,” is located on the east coast of the island, home to steady trade winds that make it a wind surfer’s paradise. Someone...

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USA Today’s 10 Best Names Best Caribbean Beach Bars
Feb13

USA Today’s 10 Best Names Best Caribbean Beach Bars

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10 Best, a USA Today media outlet, recently conducted a contest to name the best beach bars in the Caribbean. An initial list of twenty nominees was compiled by a panel of Caribbean travel experts. That list of twenty beach bars then dispensed to the public for a vote. While the top ten list included popular destinations known for their beach bars such as Anguilla, St. Maarten, Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas and St. Kitts, none of...

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St. John’s High Tide Bar and Seafood Grill Reopens
Feb08

St. John’s High Tide Bar and Seafood Grill Reopens

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High Tide Bar and Seafood Grill, a beach bar and restaurant located next to the ferry dock in Cruz Bay, St. John in the US Virgin Islands, announced on its Facebook page that it has reopened. Offering a hearty “THANK YOU” for the support they have received since the hurricanes, the popular waterfront eatery reopened on Sunday, February 5th. In an article posted by News of St. John, the author stated that the current menu...

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