Castaway Beach Bash Itinerary

Castaway Beach Bash Bolongo Bay

In one month (August 14-17) Castaways will be flying to the sandy shores of Bolongo Bay Resort on St. Thomas for a fun filled four days of island relaxation, rum appreciation, and island hopping. There's still time to book your Castaway package, but if you can't make it I'll be posting live photo updates during the event. For those of you that are going here is the itinerary for the beach bash. … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean blogs

A classic endangered rum, St. Vincent and the Grenadines gets "Happy," and St. Maarten moves in fast forward--all this and more in this week's Caribbean Wrap Up. Cheers! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Endangered Rums – ’98 Vintage: Our friend Dave Russell is back with more commentary about Endangered Rums. Check it out. -Story by Atlantis resort in Bahamas joins forces with … [Read more...]

Contest! Win Custom Caribbean Wall Decals

Caribbean wall decals

CONTEST TIME!!! How would you like the chance to win a $75 gift certificate from our friends at Wise Decor? See the Caribbean postmarks above, Wise Decor makes customized wall decals that you can decorate your home or office with. They come in different sizes to best match your home decor. How do you win? I'm glad you asked! For a chance to win all you have to do is "Like" the Wise Decor … [Read more...]

Beach Break: Honeymoon Beach

Honeymoon Beach St. John

Honeymoon Beach on the beautiful island of St. John in the USVI is the destination of our day sail during the upcoming Castaway Beach Bash. You can hike to Honeymoon Beach from Cruz Bay (20 minute easy hike) or drive to it (park at Caneel and be Riff-Raff), but we will be taking Bolongo Bay Resort's own catamaran, the Heavenly Days, over to Honeymoon Beach for a day of snorkeling, relaxing, and … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Buckle up! This week's Caribbean Wrap Up features some great stories. Want to know what the seven most interesting places to land in the islands are? How about a soothing video of the East End of St. John? Or maybe tell me how many of these eight beach bars you've been to on St. Maarten/St. Martin. Enjoy the ride Castaways! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Seven Interesting Places to Land in the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Do you want to trade in your current life for a life in the islands? You could have your chance if you know how to run a small restaurant. In this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap you'll find out about a popular restaurant in Cruz Bay, St. John that's for sale and ready for someone to start a new life in the USVI. Could it be one of you Castaways? Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Uncommon Attraction: … [Read more...]

Announcing the Next Castaway Beach Bash!

Castaway Beach Bash

I wanna go the islands. It's time! Time to head back to Bolongo Bay Beach Resort and the USVI for another Castaway Beach Bash! This year's Castaway Beach Bash will be special, not only will we be relaxing in a tropical paradise with lots of great activities planned, but we'll also be celebrating National Rum Day! That's right, Saturday August 16th is National Rum Day, what better … [Read more...]

A Guide to Caribbean Attractions – Infographic

With mile after mile of postcard-perfect shoreline to choose from, the Caribbean is a sun-and-sand worshipper’s paradise. Once your beach body is perfectly bronzed and you get a little rest and relaxation, the Caribbean has plenty of activities and attractions to fill your days and nights! Presented By Experience Destinations Cheers! RumShopRyan Please Subscribe If You Love The … [Read more...]

Caribbean Jewelry Special for Valentine’s Day


Hey Castaways! I teamed up with Stephanie, owner and jewelry designer for The Mermaid Company, to bring you a little Valentine's Day savings on some Caribbean jewelry. Visit and use coupon code CASTAWAY20 to receive a 20% discount on all orders over $200.  This offer is good until March 1st. About the Artist "Over the years I've worked out of the corner of my living … [Read more...]

Caribbean Castaway T-Shirts By TeamCocktail

Caribbean Castaway Shirts

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum. It's a phrase made popular by rum soaked Hollywood pirates. Did real pirates say it? Probably not, but that doesn't make it any less awesome to chant or to put on a shirt! I have teamed up with the famous Team Cocktail clothing company to bring you a new Caribbean Castaway t-shirt that I think you guys will love. On the front is the logo with the … [Read more...]

Bouncing Down The Florida Keys

Alabama Jacks

You know it's true when people say, " The journey, not the destination is the best reward." Traveling to a location, especially an island destination, is exponentially more fun than traveling back from one. On the way your body is full of excitement, spirits are high and everything sit in front of you, just waiting for you to take a bite. That's what it's like driving to Key West. This past … [Read more...]