Turtle Time, Nevis

Turtle Time Nevis

In the six years since we were last in Nevis, there have been a few changes.  The biggest is the development of the beach bars just to the south of the Four Seasons Nevis.  Back in 2011, there were basically three bars, Sunshine’s, Double Deuce, and Chevy’s.  The area where those bars were located has really developed into a hot spot…Read More

The Place to “Bee!” Sunshine’s, Nevis

Our first stop on our 2011 trip to Nevis was Sunshine’s, a Nevis institution and home to the famous “Killer Bee.”  This trip would be no different, except this time I would avoid the sting that follows consuming three of those delicious rum concoctions.  After a long day of traveling, beginning at 2:00 a.m. Nevis time, there was no question…Read More

Dining and Cocktails at Jumby Bay, Antigua

It seems too simple to call it “food and drink” at Rosewood’s Jumby Bay, Antigua.  It was like fine dining at every meal, and a wide variety of cocktails at each of the resort bars. Let’s start with breakfast.  Served daily at the Estate House restaurant, you have a variety of choices at the buffet, a menu of breakfast favorites,…Read More

Saturdays are for Smokey’s, Anguilla

Smokey's at the Cove, Anguilla

One constant has remained for every trip to Anguilla – – Saturdays are for Smokey’s.  I remember our first trip to the island in 2007.  I heard there was live music at Smokey’s for lunch on Saturday, so I was determined to make it there on our first full day on the island.  We walked there from the CuisinArt (you…Read More

Take Me Back to The Dune: Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve, Anguilla

Best Caribbean Beach Bars

A trip to Anguilla is not complete without a stop at Bankie Banx’s Dune Preserve. We first visited in 2007, and although our kids were young, ages 8 and 10, we forced them to stay up late so we could hear Bankie play. The place has such a relaxed feel to it, that it’s hard to pass up.  It’s kind…Read More

Our Best of the Caribbean

Best Caribbean

After traveling around the Caribbean for a few years, we are regularly asked about what is the best resort, best beach, best restaurant, etc.  We have a long way to go in our travels through the islands, but these places have impressed us over the years.  Enjoy this list of “our best” of the Caribbean, from the best rum punch,…Read More

Eleuthera Trip Report Part 3: Favorite Beach Bars -The Beach House

Even better than finding a great new beach bar is finding a great new beach bar a short walk down the road from the house where you are staying.  The Beach House, located on Banks Road in Governors Harbour, Eleuthera, is just steps from the pink sand of French Leave Beach and offers some of the tastiest food and drink…Read More

Spirits of the Caribbean: Sunshine’s “Killer Bee,” Nevis

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No list of the best spirits of the Caribbean is complete without a nod to the “Killer Bee,” found at Sunshine’s on the island of Nevis.  This refreshing rum cocktail has a way of sneaking up on you, so be careful to avoid the “sting.”  By my count, it hits you around your third drink. For more on the “Killer…Read More

Taste of the Caribbean: Sunshine’s Chicken Wings

Taste of the Caribbean takes us back to the island of Nevis.  You may be drawn to Sunshine’s for its famous “Killer Bee” cocktail, but don’t miss the food. Sunshine serves up some great dishes, including these delicious chicken wings. For more on why Sunshine’s is one of our favorite beach bars, read our story here.  For photos and stories…Read More