How Classic Beach Bar Shacks Increase Tourism
May03

How Classic Beach Bar Shacks Increase Tourism

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George Nowak of Cayman Compass recently wrote an article on the appeal of what he calls “real true Robinson Crusoe class beach bars” and their effect on tourism. Bemoaning the fact that the local laws of Grand Cayman would never allow for such a flimsy structure to be legally built, he states that “there are too many rules and just not enough rickety, ramshackle beach bars for our tourists.” Mr. Nowak goes on to highlight the impact...

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Caddy’s on the Beach – At the Intersection of Good Ol’ Times and New Technology
Aug14

Caddy’s on the Beach – At the Intersection of Good Ol’ Times and New Technology

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Ever find yourself gazing at images of beach bars and wishing you were there sipping a cold one while simultaneously wiping the sweat off your glass AND your forehead with one fell swoop (see yesterday’s post about the new beach bar at Sparrow’s – I’m still getting over the gorgeousness)? While the technology isn’t around to simply command “Beam me up, Scotty” and then all of a sudden find yourself lounging on the beach with Lt....

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Five Videos That Will Make You Wish You Lived In Anguilla
Mar18

Five Videos That Will Make You Wish You Lived In Anguilla

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With Moonsplash on the Caribbean island of Anguilla just over a week away, my anticipation only grows greater with each passing day. To help the seemingly interminable days pass a little quicker until I set foot on the pier at Blowing Point, I watch videos – lots of them. Following are five videos that are helping me cope with my Anguilla addiction, a desire that will most likely only be sated when I finally move there and call...

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Rumshop Ryan Debuts New St. Kitts Beach Bar Video
Oct18

Rumshop Ryan Debuts New St. Kitts Beach Bar Video

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Rumshop Ryan, one of the premier Caribbean bloggers, recently debuted a new video he produced about the Strip in St. Kitts. Located on South Frigate Bay, the Strip is a stretch of beach bars that has been featured on this blog many times with enough beach bars that you could visit two a day for a week and probably not get to all of them. Surrounded by towering hills on both ends, the Strip has been able to avoid being dominated by...

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St. Pete Beach Week Comes to a Close
Sep23

St. Pete Beach Week Comes to a Close

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As St. Pete Beach Week draws to a conclusion in much less spectacular fashion than its oft photographed sunsets, I’d like to send out a great big “thank you!” to Caddy’s on the Beach, Postcard Inn and Sirata Beach Resort for helping us feature your properties. Also, a special thanks is in store to Coastal Lifestyles Realty and StPeteBeachToday.com (their repost of the St. Pete Beach video was shared well over 400 times and reached...

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