The souvenir t-shirts hanging on wall of bar says it all. Happy Hour is reason I get up in afternoon, forget One Happy Island or Out of Many, One People this nod to the cold beer and the frozen concoctions is unofficial motto while vacationing in Caribbean. At same time after drinking some rum runners, whatever cay or the islet you are visiting will indeed feel like happy island. Top 10 Most Elite Bars In The Caribbean are:
10. The Dune Preserve
9. The Moomba Beach Bar
The Moomba Beach Bar is in Arubais just a classic tropical island-style named Tikibar. The bar is steps away fromthe ocean and some other features like the palapas shade huts and the lounge chairs. Moomba specializes in some simple, grilled seafood’s and there is also live music day and also at night. There are some hundreds of bars like the Moomba in Caribbean but not all of them do the simplicity right; Moomba excels at it as well.
8. La Balandra Beach Bar
Designed to look and just feel like antique Spanish ship the Bonaire’s La Balandra Beach Bar and the Grill is constructed on jetty extending into sea. Stand at bow and you will have feeling the La Balandra is slowly cutting way through shallow turquoise waves.The views of bay are also spectacular, and if you happen to have too many, just no worries, blame it on lack of sea legs.
7. Avila Beach Bar and Restaurant
In the year 2013, The Caribbean Journal included the Avila’s Blues Bar and the Restaurant in list of The Caribbean’s Top Ten Hotel Bars.The Curacao institution has also been hotspot for over the 20 years, serving up the blues and the Latin jazz as well as host of the popular theme nights. This is a combination of the award-winning food, the live music and the location. Avila bar is also located on pier making it elite Caribbean watering hole.
6. The Soggy Dollar
The term elite do not necessarily have to mean the expensive or the exclusive; it can mean influential. And there is no bar in the Caribbean which is more influential than Soggy Dollar, which is also located on the White Beach located on Jost Van Dyke, the smallest of four British Virgin Islands. Legend has it that The Painkiller which is one of Caribbean’s signature drinks originated at Soggy Dollar in the year 1970. But that is not bar’s only claim to its fame.
5. The Monkey Bar -Sandy Lane Resort
Sandy Lane has been Caribbean’s premier address since the year 1961, when it opened its doors to the guests. The idyllic resort looks like summer retreat out of the F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. All of the Sandy Lane’s seven bars are just perfect for the limin with Mount Gay Extra Gold Rum or glass of the cognac. However, The Monkey Bar, on hotel’s lower level stands out bar is not only just cozy and classy, but themed murals and the unusual artifacts make it feel as if you have stumbled into some archeologist’s private study. After a couple of drinks inner adventurer will shine like sun over the Bridgetown.
4. Piano Bar -Couples Tower Isle Resort
Jamaica is one of original playgrounds of rich and the famous. American fashion designer named Ralph Lauren has a plantation-style beach house near the Montego Bay that he purchased over around 20 years ago, and Ian Fleming who is the creator of James Bond, had estate named the Goldeneye on island’s northern coast, where he wrote 14 of Bond books.
3. The Gold Bar -El San Juan Hotel and Casino, Puerto Rico
The El San Juan, Grand Dame of Puerto Rican luxury hotels, emanates the Old World style and the sophistication. Located in Isla Verde district of the San Juan, hotel is high-roller’s paradise. There is not one, or two, but around eight different bars to choose from, all of which are just perfect examples of the blue-ribbon elegance. The famous Gold Bar which pulses with Las Vegas intensity while hotel’s rooftop terrace allows you just to enjoy moji to 360-ways to the Sunday.
2. Nikki Beach -St Barth
Nikki Beach is like a second home to the celebrities, VIP hotspot to soak up sun and see and also be seen. Celebrity guests at oceanfront bar and the beach club have included the Jay Z, Beyonce, the Fergie, the Ashton Kutcher and many others.
1. Yara Bar – Amanyara Resort Hotel
When it comes to good life and the jaw-droopingly beautiful islands, Turks and the Caicos set gold standard. If Michelin stars were just awarded to islands instead of the restaurants, this territory would lead the way. Aman yara Resort Hotel the name means “peaceful place” in Sanskrit has received the accolades from the Conde Naste Traveler, the Gallivanter’s Guide, and the U.S. News and the World, and there is no peaceful place at resort than the Yara Bar.