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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Beach Bars and the Memories We Make
Dec20

Beach Bars and the Memories We Make

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I often wondered as I posted updates on various beach bars after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck what people thought of my posts. I knew the community of beach bar bums would get it but how would someone who just didn’t get it understand? These bars were more than just places on the beach where we consumed alcohol and cheeseburgers. They were, among many other things, places where we had created wonderful memories that would generate...

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Toes in the Sand at Sandy Toes Beach Bar, Rose Island, Bahamas
Dec12

Toes in the Sand at Sandy Toes Beach Bar, Rose Island, Bahamas

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Whether or not the Bahamas are part of the Caribbean can be argued but one thing that we can all agree on is that Sandy Toes Beach Bar, located on Rose Island, is a must visit for any beach bar bum. Come along and get your toes sandy with guest author Shannon Deissig. Of course, we all know there is no shortage of beach bars on the islands in the Bahamas. I have visited many over the years. What I had never done until this past visit...

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