Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Dinghy’s Beach Bar, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Oct14

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Dinghy’s Beach Bar, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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The name of the article might lead you to search for Dinghy’s Beach Bar on the island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. While St. Thomas is a good starting point, you will actually find this beach bar on Water Island. Located off the south coast of St. Thomas across the Gregerie channels, Water Island is less than half a mile from its more well known neighbor. That doesn’t mean you should skip it, though, as...

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USVI Reopening – What You Need To Know
Sep23

USVI Reopening – What You Need To Know

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The US Virgin Islands announced their reopening to travelers on September 19th, 2020. One of the first countries in the Caribbean to reopen to travelers initially, the USVI had to close its borders again in August as cases of COVID-19 started to rise. The new guidelines are aimed at reducing the chance of that occurring again. Effective September 19th, every traveler aged five and older will be required to provide evidence of a...

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USVI’s Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Hoping and Planning for Reopening in Early June
May11

USVI’s Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Hoping and Planning for Reopening in Early June

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With the government of the US Virgin Islands extending its “closed to outsiders” date through the end of May, Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, a major hotel on St. Thomas, announced on its Facebook page that it is planning to reopen June 8th. In the post, the message states “The US Virgin Islands has extended our closed dates for visitors through May 31 for now. Bolongo is hoping and planning to open June 8. This date will...

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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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