Video Tour of Kontiki Beach Bar & Restaurant, Orient Beach, Saint Martin
Jun12

Video Tour of Kontiki Beach Bar & Restaurant, Orient Beach, Saint Martin

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One of the beaches I get asked the most often about is Orient Beach in St. Martin. Located on the east side of the island and home to a multitude of beach bars, Orient Beach experienced significant damage from Hurricane Irma. The beach continues to make its comeback and as you can see from the above video, the beach bars are a big part of that. Kontiki has been an integral part of the beach bar scene on Orient Beach and its reopening...

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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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Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour – Looking Back at St. Maarten/Martin and Anguilla
Apr08

Instagram Monday Weekly Worldwide Beach Bar Tour – Looking Back at St. Maarten/Martin and Anguilla

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With our recent trip to St. Maarten/Martin and day trip to Anguilla wrapped up, the time to look back begins. There were highlights, along with a few lowlights, but there will be plenty of time to discuss those in the future. For now, we’ll take a look back through our Instagram posts where beach bars, as always, took center stage. Mullett Bay Beach was not a complete surprise. What was surprising was how beautiful it was in person....

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St. Maarten and Anguilla 2.5 – We’re Coming Back!
Jan22

St. Maarten and Anguilla 2.5 – We’re Coming Back!

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Vacation choices can be difficult to make, at least in my family’s case. First, it’s expensive, especially when you add in two little tax deductibles that now have to have their own seat. Second, because it’s expensive, you don’t want to get the choice wrong. Then there’s the fact that there are so many beautiful beaches to visit in the Caribbean – how do you choose? It’s a nearly impossible proposition but one that we are lucky to be...

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Update on St. Martin’s Orient Bay Beach and Bars
Nov27

Update on St. Martin’s Orient Bay Beach and Bars

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In the above video from YouTuber “philphriday,” the latest updates are provided on St. Martin’s Orient Bay and two of its most popular beach bars, Bikini Beach and Kakao Beach. Hurricane Irma devastated the island of St. Martin//Maarten and the beach at Orient Bay is still recovering. For those of you who have seen this stretch of beach, the above video is testament to the damage the beach sustained. Still, the...

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