Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs stories

Friday's are one of my favorite days of the week. Not because the weekend is kicking into gear, but because it gives me the chance to share some amazing stories about the Caribbean with you. All week I read amazing island stories, I keep a list of the ones that stand out, then consolidate the best into the Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up. It's a routine that both keeps me up-to-date on Caribbean … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

It's Friday, time to exhale and start planning the weekend. Hopefully your plans include a little time on or in some blue water. This week's Caribbean wrap up talks about the best beach bars in Provo - Turks and Caicos, new rum from Don Pancho, and a visually stunning video about an island that's for sale off the southern tip of the Exumas. It's called Innocence Island and the makers of the … [Read more...]

15 Caribbean Beach Bars Cloaked in Black and White

Caribbean Beach Bars

The Caribbean is soaked in brilliant colors, but what if you were to wash out the blue water, pastel homes and lush rainforest, would it still be beautiful? I think so. Every once in awhile I'll pretend to be creative and turn some photos into black and white. I'm not sure what it is about black and white photos, but there's just something powerful about them. It's kind of like standing on a … [Read more...]

St. John Beach Bar Finds Excited New Owners

St John Beach Bar

Several months ago I wrote a story about the Beach Bar on St. John being for sale. I received a ton of emails and comments from all you STJ lovers, mostly saying how owning the Beach Bar would be a dream come true. I agree with you, it would indeed. I want to follow up on that post and let you know that the Beach Bar in Cruz Bay now has happy new owners. Say hello to new owners Joe Cirigliano … [Read more...]

Bonaire’s Paradise Moon Bar Serves Up More Than Just Good Food

Paradise Moon Bar Bonaire

Hi Castaways, here's a guest post from Darryl Kotyk of LovingTheBike.com. Darryl is an island nut like us and is big into cycling. Enjoy his story of the Paradise Moon Bar on the island of Bonaire. Cheers! I may be slightly biased, but in my opinion the best place to chill out and enjoy a beautiful Caribbean sunset in Bonaire has got to be Paradise Moon Bar and Restaurant. That’s right, if … [Read more...]

Impromptu Stevie Wonder Concert At Iggies Beach Bar

Stevie Wonder at Iggies Beach Bar

The Caribbean is full of life, love and spontaneity. Excitement is always in the air and you never know what's going to happen or who's going to walk through the door. The crowd at Iggies Beach Bar, located at Bolongo Bay Resort on St. Thomas, got to feel that excitement first hand when Stevie Wonder came walking through the door a couple nights ago. Mr. Wonder was dining at Iggies Monday night, … [Read more...]

Could This Be The Happiest Island In The Caribbean?

Happy Island

The Grenadine Islands are volcanic in origin, they have lush green mountains and plenty of deep water anchorages. One island is special though, it wasn't built by fire and brimstone, it was hand made out in the middle of the bay on Union Island. Welcome to Happy Island. If you've been to the town of Clifton on Union Island and gazed out into the harbor you probably saw an little spit of … [Read more...]

Black Boy & Debbie’s Beach Bar – Salt Whistle Bay, Mayreau

Salt Whistle Bay Mayreau

When I first laid eyes on Salt Whistle Bay it was from the water aboard the Diamant. We were rounding the north end of Mayreau after spending the day limin' in the Tobago Cays. The small sheltered bay was packed with anchored boats and the golden sand was densely covered in coconut palms. I was excited to learn that we would have the opportunity to spend some time there the following … [Read more...]

Infiniti Bar, Grace Bay Club on Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

Grace Bay Club

Not all Caribbean beach bars are made out of driftwood and have underwear hanging from the ceiling. On the other end of the beach bar spectrum is the Infiniti Bar at the Grace Bay Club on Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Yes, even the laid back Caribbean knows how to be ritzy and chic. What makes the Infiniti Bar special, just look at the photo above and you'll know why. No … [Read more...]

Jimmy Johnson’s Big Chill, A Key Largo Entertainment Bonanza

Jimmy Johnson's Big Chill

Key Largo, the gateway to the Florida Keys. It's also one of the top sport fishing destinations in the world. I'm not much a fisherman though, those damn fish steal my bait every time, so I've decided that watching others fish with a boat drink in hand or finding a nice beach bar to chillax at is more my speed. Enter the Big Chill, Jimmy Johnson's Big Chill of Key Largo. Sadly, it seems like I … [Read more...]

Kali’s Beach Bar, Friar’s Bay French St. Martin – Bush Rum & Full Moon Parties

St. Martin Beach Bars

Settle back in that hammock and refresh your rum drink, it's time for another installment of our Caribbean Beach Bars series. Today we wash up on the shores of French St. Martin. Located on beautiful Friar’s Bay, Kali's Beach Bar & Restaurant is a gathering spot for locals and tourists looking to lime away they day the Caribbean way.  The bar and restaurant are open every day and serve … [Read more...]