Beach Bar Spotlight – Carambola Beach Club, South Friars Bay, St. Kitts
Sep05

Beach Bar Spotlight – Carambola Beach Club, South Friars Bay, St. Kitts

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When it comes to the beach bars on South Friars Bay in St. Kitts, there is one beach bar that stands out for its sheer magnificence – Carambola Beach Club. With most of the beach bars on this popular stretch of beach leaning towards the “shack” type on the beach bar spectrum, Carambola, just as it has on the beach, has claimed the opposite side. With concrete, stone and modern amenities abounding, the owners of Carambola set their...

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Two and a Half Minutes at Lion Rock Beach Bar, St. Kitts
Jun27

Two and a Half Minutes at Lion Rock Beach Bar, St. Kitts

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I’ve written about Lion Rock Beach Bar, located on Cockleshell Beach in St. Kitts, more than a few times on this blog and on social media. At one point or another, it’s been my favorite beach bar. When I found out Christophe Harbour was going to be built in the same area as Lion Rock, my first thought was I hope they don’t tread on one of my favorite corners in the world. Luckily, the development hasn’t touched...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Farewell to Friars
Mar01

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Farewell to Friars

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The unavoidable end of South Friars Bay in St. Kitts as we currently know it passed another milestone yesterday as the deadline for the beach bars on that stretch of beach to move on passed by. While some may slowly make their exits and postpone the inevitable for as long as they can, one thing is for certain – this pristine view will not be around for much longer. It’s a sad occasion, as this vantage point from the top of Timothy...

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Compromise Reached With Owners of St. Kitts Beach Bars on South Friars Bay
Feb23

Compromise Reached With Owners of St. Kitts Beach Bars on South Friars Bay

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WINN FM out of St. Kitts this week posted an article that provided an update on the status of the beach bars located on the beach at South Friars Bay, a longtime popular beach located on the island’s southeast peninsula. The owners of the beach bars, which had previously been told to move on by the end of this month, have apparently reached a compromise with the government and other landowners. According to the article, a deal...

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Online Petition Started to Save Beach and Bars on South Friars Bay in St. Kitts
Feb01

Online Petition Started to Save Beach and Bars on South Friars Bay in St. Kitts

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Since the announcement that the owners of beach bars on South Friars Bay in St. Kitts were told that they had to be out by the end of February, reaction has been strong. Many people I’ve spoken with oppose the move, seeing it as big money pushing its way into the natural habitat and classic island vibe that this area currently represents. One person, Chuck Rothy, has decided to do something about it and crated an online petition...

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