Keeping It Old School at the New Dany’s (Cupecoy) Beach Bar in St. Maarten
May08

Keeping It Old School at the New Dany’s (Cupecoy) Beach Bar in St. Maarten

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Guest author Dennis Kozuch has been a longtime visitor to St. Maarten/Martin and its beach bars and in his latest contribution to this blog and the beach bar bums community, he fills us in on Dany’s Beach Bar, also known as Cupecoy Beach Bar, located on Cupecoy Beach just south of La Samanna on the St. Marteen/Martin border. Sometimes out of devastation comes opportunity and Dany wasted no time in bringing back that old-time...

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How To Weather A Non-Beach Bar Winter
Feb12

How To Weather A Non-Beach Bar Winter

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Caught in the throes of winter? Guest author James Greer is feeling your pain. Here are his recommendations on how every beach bar bum can survive the unnatural colder months. Yes, run is involved. Along with tequila. Healthy doses of both. We are fourteen-hundred seventy-four nautical miles from Alberto’s in Cozumel. Seven hundred twenty-four nautical miles from the late, lamented Cane’s in San Diego. Fourteen hundred NM from the...

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One … or Three, For the Team – Visiting St. Maarten Post-Hurricanes
Feb27

One … or Three, For the Team – Visiting St. Maarten Post-Hurricanes

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Beach Bar Bums contributor Jim Greer recently visited St. Martin/Maarten and beyond his search for an “authentic local owned beach bar,” he offers us insight on the island post-hurricanes in his latest article. While damage to the island from the hurricanes was still evident, the spirit of the locals remained unbowed in this Caribbean paradise. “Good times never seemed so good. I’ve been inclined, to believe they never would.” Sweet...

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Get Your Wabo On In Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico
Jan16

Get Your Wabo On In Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico

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Cabo San Lucas has been on our travel radar since we first started traveling to Mexico and I’ve been a fan of Dreams resorts ever since we stayed in our first one in Puerto Vallarta. One of the biggest draws, of course, has been their onsite beach bars. Shannon Deissig recently paid a visit to the Dreams Los Cabos and in addition to her review of the resort, she offers travel tidbits for anyone looking to explore this tropical getaway...

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Dealing With the Dingy at Dinghy’s Beach Bar
Jan04

Dealing With the Dingy at Dinghy’s Beach Bar

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If the past hurricane season has left you feeling a little dingy, you can head over to Dinghy’s Beach Bar on Water Island, a small island off of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. It’s one of guest author Kristie Weiss’s favorite beach bar and while it may not be the easiest place to get to, the destination is worth the journey. Come along for the ride as she looks back on her first visit to one of her favorite beach bars post...

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