Beach Bars

The 50 Best Caribbean Beach Bars

 It may seem like a list of 50 beach bars is a lot. But when we finished compiling this momentous list, we weren’t even breathing hard. That’s because the Caribbean is the beach bar capital of Planet Earth, and we …

Beach Journal: Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla

 Above: Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla ANGUILLA HAS some of the Caribbean’s most magnificent beaches. But Rendezvous Bay is right up there around the top. This vast stretch of pearl-white sand is home to resorts (most notably the CuisinArt) and beach bars …

St Martin’s Beach Bar Island

 Above: Pinel Island (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell PINEL ISLAND — It isn’t an easy choice. Not here, not in the late morning sun with St Martin’s hills towering across the bay. Here on Pinel Island, there is …

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 It’s one of the great pleasures of the Caribbean: a rum cocktail under the sun, toes in the sand, fresh-caught seafood on your plate. The Caribbean didn’t invent the beach bar, but it perfected it. And it’s the essence of …

 A rum punch and a magret de canard? Yes, you can find them together in the Caribbean. Sure, there are great beach bars all across the Caribbean. But at certain sandy outposts in the Caribbean, you can find something more: …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Sometimes you want to go somewhere everybody knows your name – or at least where you’re guaranteed to get a great rum punch or local beer. Check out this list (in no particular order) of …

 When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about …

 Above: the deck at SALT Plage in St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts, famous for its collection of diverse beach bars on Frigate Bay, has a new beach bar to boast about: SALT Plage. The bar has …

 NASSAU — It’s simple: Nassau, otherwise known as the Bahamian island of New Providence, has some of the region’s most beautiful beaches. They have pure sand, classic Bahamian turquoise water and, most importantly, many of them are almost always empty. …

 It’s easy to think that the beach bar might have been invented on Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. For some, legend has it that when St Maarten and St Martin was divided between the French and Dutch they did it by first getting inebriated …

 Above: the opening ceremony of the Beaches Turks & Caicos Key West Luxury Village (photos by CJ) By Joshua MartinezCJ Contributor PROVIDENCIALES — The Beaches Turks and Caicos all inclusive resort officially unveiled its new Key West Luxury Village with …

 The chalk-white sands of the Turks and Caicos Islands aren’t just great for swimming, relaxing and lounging around. They’re also blessed with some truly good beach bars, particularly on the island of Providenciales. Here are some of our favourites on …

 Just you, the sky and a cocktail. That’s the ideal of a rooftop bar, and you can’t only find it in places like New York and Miami — the Caribbean has quite a few. The region is full of trendy rooftop …

 Plainly, the beaches of the Punta Cana area of the Dominican Republic are among the most beautiful in the Caribbean. And when you come upon great beaches, great beach bars almost always follow. That’s definitely the case in Punta Cana, …

 You take a short boat ride to a tiny, sandy circle in the middle of the sea. You climb on, and all you can see are a few palm trees and a small shack serving rum punches. This is the …

 As you can probably tell by now, we love beach bars. So it’s always nice when a great hotel has a beach bar of its own. That’s often the case in Aruba, where a number of hotels have perched bars …

 The strip. This sandy patch along St Kitts’ Frigate Bay is about one thing: having a great time. Fresh local food, Tings with Stings, thumping music — this is the true St Kitts experience. So we thought we’d offer a list …

 They’re some of the major reasons we all love the Caribbean — an ice cold beer or rum punch, the sand at your feet and the sea in your sight. The Caribbean’s beach bars have all of them in full …