Joe’s Rum Hut Announces Reopening
Jan22

Joe’s Rum Hut Announces Reopening

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Joe’s Rum Hut, a beach bar and restaurant located on Cruz Bay in St. John in the US Virgin Islands, announced on their Facebook page that they have reopened. In a post from January 9th, the Facebook post declared that the bar and restaurant was set to reopen that weekend, putting the opening date in the range of January 10-12. Joe’s Rum Hut appears to have undergone a complete renovation which, according to News of St. John, includes...

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St. John, USVI’s Lime Out Floating Bar Announces Closing and Online Petition
Jan17

St. John, USVI’s Lime Out Floating Bar Announces Closing and Online Petition

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In a post to their Facebook page this morning, the owners of Lime Out, a floating bar located in St. John in the US Virgin Islands, announced that they were closing. The reasons presumably are related to issues with the local government. From their Facebook post: “≪ C L O S E D ≫ Thank you so much for all the love + support! 💚 ∕∕∕ We will be closed for now. We are working closely with the government to come up with a...

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Discovering a Deserted Beach Bar in the US Virgin Islands
Jul02

Discovering a Deserted Beach Bar in the US Virgin Islands

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One of our favorite videographers on YouTube, Captain Birch, recently released a video of an abandoned/deserted beach bar on Water Island in the US Virgin Islands. For those of you who don’t know, Water Island is the oft forgotten fourth island in the USVI. Located just across the West Gregerie Channel off the southern coast of St. Thomas (or about 1.5 miles southeast of the airport terminal), Water Island is the fourth largest...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Trunk Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands
Jun20

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Trunk Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

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When it comes to beaches, there are few that can top Trunk Bay, located on St. John in the US Virgin Islands (it even has its own beach bar!). Prior to Hurricane Irma, palm trees lined this beach like very few others I’ve been to, offering a barrier between the beach bums that took shelter there and the real world. The water, as it is elsewhere in the Caribbean, was marvelously blue and the sand as soft and white as you would expect...

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Twenty Plus Seconds at the Reopened Beach Bar in Cruz Bay, St. John
Mar08

Twenty Plus Seconds at the Reopened Beach Bar in Cruz Bay, St. John

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It’s only 22 seconds long but for those of you itching for an update on the US Virgin Islands’ Beach Bar on Cruz Bay in St. John, it’s a welcome sight. Still not fully operational or back to its normal hours, the beach bar’s customers don’t seem to mind, soaking up whatever time they can. The beachfront structure, seemingly built to be temporary, appears to be serving its purpose, if one can judge based...

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