Curacao Beach Bars – Keeping An Open Heart
Mar25

Curacao Beach Bars – Keeping An Open Heart

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The thing about Jim Greer is that the manner in which he conveys his travel experiences, among them this most recent story about a beach bar breakfast in Curacao, is so poetic that they seem magical. Really, though, how many of us, when we first encounter an island or destination, have chosen to strike out on our own in search of somewhere special? Some of my most memorable experiences at beach bars have been the ones I found on my...

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Aruba Beach Bars and Taking Care of Business
Mar12

Aruba Beach Bars and Taking Care of Business

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When it comes to beach bars in Aruba, you pretty much have to head to a pier to find one. Due to the mega resorts taking up most of the prime real estate, beach bars in Aruba are squeezed out, only finding a footprint somewhere on a pier. While the sand might not be present, the charm is and those views – well, they’re just as spectacular. As guest author Jim Greer found out and describes in a manner only he can, sometimes...

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Winner of USA Today’s 10Best Caribbean Beach Bars Contest Announced
Feb21

Winner of USA Today’s 10Best Caribbean Beach Bars Contest Announced

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10Best, a travel division of USA Today, recently announced the winner of it best beach bars in the Caribbean contest. In what may come as a surprise to no one, the British Virgin Islands’ Soggy Dollar Bar came out on top. The longtime stalwart and tourist destination on Jost Van Dyke’s White Bay, the Soggy Dollar is always found on list of best Caribbean beach bars and often found on lists attempting to tackle the best...

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Four and a Half Minutes at Big Lee’s Beach Bar in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Feb05

Four and a Half Minutes at Big Lee’s Beach Bar in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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Big Lee’s Beach Bar, located on Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, has been a longtime favorite of this blog. First featured back in 2014 when they celebrated their third birthday, Big Lee and his beach bar have earned rave reviews from everyone visiting Puerto Plata. The featured video does a great job of giving us a glimpse of Big Lee’s Beach Bar. It contains images of the menu, dishes and the beach bar itself,...

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Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Kali’s Bar, St. Martin
Jan29

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Kali’s Bar, St. Martin

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Kali’s Bar, a St. Martin beach bar located about three quarters of a mile southwest of Grand Case, is often overlooked by visitors to the island. Situated on the picturesque Friar’s Bay, tourists and cruisers often drive right by the beach without notice, opting for the more popular and well known Grand Case. Those familiar with Friar’s Bay are just fine with that as the small beach (well under 1000 feet in length) can remain their...

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