A Cane Garden Bay Sunset
Feb05

A Cane Garden Bay Sunset

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If it wasn’t for Cane Garden Bay on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, a return visit to Anguilla and St. Martin this year would be a no brainer. A beach bar bum’s dream, the beach at Cane Garden Bay is filled with famous beach bars such as Myett’s, Quito’s and Tony’s Welcome Bar (or the first name of whomever owns it now) and sunsets that keep you nice and warm just as the cool night air starts to...

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Caribbean Journal Features Beach Bar On Its Own Private Island
Dec09

Caribbean Journal Features Beach Bar On Its Own Private Island

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Ever fancy a beach bar in the Caribbean where you’re the only one being served? Maybe some of your invited guests could join you for drinks but seats at the beach bar are invite only. If the hustle and bustle of some of the Caribbean’s most popular beach bars isn’t your style, then Caribbean Journal may have found the perfect beach bar for you. Located on Guana Island, just off Tortola in the British Virgin Islands,...

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The Beach Bars of Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Sep26

The Beach Bars of Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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Discussions about the best British Virgin Islands beach bars normally begin and end with those located on Jost Van Dyke. Cane Garden Bay, a gently sweeping crescent of powder white sand on the northwest coast of Tortola, makes a strong statement as a beach bar utopia and with its west facing beach that includes the aforementioned Jost Van Dyke on the horizon, it’s hard to argue with this stance. Home to such beach bar stalwarts as...

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Beach Bars in HDR – Bomba Shack, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Jun15

Beach Bars in HDR – Bomba Shack, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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I’ve been scouring the internet for a decent image of the Bomba Shack beach bar on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands that I could convert into an HDR image. Finding them was one thing – finding one with a “Creative Commons” license that allowed them to be adapted was another. Luckily, Flickr came through for me again and this image of the Bomba Shack, courtesy of Huw Pritchard, fit the bill perfectly. The...

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Photo of the Day:  Bomba Shack, Tortola, BVI
Dec13

Photo of the Day: Bomba Shack, Tortola, BVI

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The Bomba Shack beach bar on Tortola looks like it was cobbled together by whatever pieces of driftwood the owners could find, decorated with whatever was laying about and then painted every color of the rainbow. It’s probably the reason so many photos of it exist online – you won’t find anything else like it. One perspective, though, that is difficult to find is the view from the Caribbean. I was pleasantly...

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