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Activities / Charters / Uncategorized / July 2, 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Beach Bars in the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) are renowned for their stunning beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant beach bar culture. Each bar offers a unique slice of island life, from lively parties to tranquil retreats. Here’s a guide to some of the top beach bars across these paradise islands.

Jost Van Dyke

1. Soggy Dollar Bar
Located on the idyllic White Bay, Soggy Dollar Bar is an icon in the BVI. Known for its signature Painkiller cocktail—a blend of dark rum, pineapple, and coconut—this beach bar gets its name because patrons often swim to shore from their boats, hence arriving with soggy dollars. The laid-back vibe and beautiful scenery make it a must-visit.

Highlights: Famous Painkiller cocktails, vibrant atmosphere, picturesque location
Vibe: Lively and fun
How To Get There: Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters, Flyaway Charters

2. Foxy’s Tamarind Bar
Foxy’s is a legendary spot on Great Harbour, celebrated for its epic New Year’s Eve parties and live music. Founded by the charismatic Foxy Callwood, this bar is more than just a place to drink—it’s a cultural institution. Enjoy local dishes, craft beers from their microbrewery, and Foxy’s own storytelling.

Highlights: Live music, local food, craft beer
Vibe: Festive and bustling
How To Get There: Flyaway Charters, Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters

3. Corsairs Beach Bar & Restaurant
Nestled in Great Harbour, Corsairs offers a pirate-themed experience with a gourmet twist. Owned by a former pirate re-enactor, this bar serves up delicious seafood, burgers, and strong drinks. Its quirky decor and lively ambiance make it a unique stop on Jost Van Dyke.

Highlights: Gourmet food, pirate theme, great cocktails
Vibe: Fun and eclectic
How To Get There: Local Flavor Charters, Island Roots Charters, Flyaway Charters

4. One Love Bar & Grill
Also located on White Bay, One Love is known for its relaxed atmosphere and welcoming staff. This bar is perfect for a mellow day by the sea, with hammocks strung between palm trees and a menu featuring fresh seafood and local specialties.

Highlights: Relaxed setting, hammocks, fresh seafood
Vibe: Chill and welcoming
How To Get There: Local Flavor Charters, Island Roots Charters, Flyaway Flavor Charters

5. Ivan’s Stress Free Bar
Ivan’s, on White Bay, is the epitome of island relaxation. The name says it all—this bar is about unwinding and enjoying the simple pleasures of island life. With its rustic charm, live music, and stress-free vibe, it’s a great spot to escape the hustle and bustle.

Highlights: Stress-free atmosphere, live music, rustic charm
Vibe: Tranquil and laid-back
How To Get There: Local Flavor Charters, Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters

6. B-Line Beach Bar
Accessible only by boat, B-Line Beach Bar on Little Jost Van Dyke is a hidden gem. This off-the-beaten-path spot offers a serene setting, cold drinks, and a true taste of island hospitality. It’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy the quieter side of the BVI.

Highlights: Secluded location, boat access only, friendly service
Vibe: Serene and intimate
How To Get There: Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters, Flyaway Charters


Norman Island

7. Willy T
The William Thornton Floating Bar & Restaurant, commonly known as Willy T, is a floating party anchored in The Bight. Known for its raucous atmosphere, daring jump-off-the-boat antics, and lively parties, Willy T is a rite of passage for many visiting the BVI.

Highlights: Floating bar, wild parties, jump-offs
Vibe: Adventurous and lively
How To Get There: Flyaway Charters, Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters

8. Pirates Bight Restaurant & Bar
Set on the beautiful shores of The Bight, Pirates Bight offers a more refined beach bar experience. With a spacious deck, comfortable seating, and a menu featuring fresh seafood and Caribbean dishes, it’s ideal for those looking to relax and dine in a stunning setting.

Highlights: Upscale dining, spacious deck, scenic views
Vibe: Sophisticated and relaxed
How To Get There: Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters, Flyaway Charters


Cooper Island

9. Cooper Island Beach Club
This eco-friendly beach club on Cooper Island is perfect for those seeking sustainability along with luxury. The bar serves a variety of craft beers, tropical cocktails, and fresh cuisine, all in a beautiful beachfront setting. It’s a serene spot for a leisurely drink or a gourmet meal.

Highlights: Eco-friendly, craft beers, luxurious setting
Vibe: Sophisticated and eco-conscious
How To Get There: Flyaway Charters, Island Roots Charters, Local Flavor Charters


Peter Island

10. Deadman’s Beach Bar & Grill
Situated on the picturesque Deadman’s Bay, this bar and grill offers a slice of paradise with its stunning beachfront views and Caribbean cuisine. Whether you’re lounging in a hammock or enjoying a rum punch by the water, Deadman’s provides a quintessential BVI experience.

Highlights: Stunning bay views, hammocks, Caribbean dishes
Vibe: Relaxed and picturesque
How To Get There: Local Flavor Charters, Island Roots Charters, Flyaway Flavor Charters

Honorable Mention:  Grill on Peter Island
For a more upscale dining experience, the Grill on Peter Island offers fine dining with a casual twist. Overlooking the sparkling waters of Deadman’s Bay, this restaurant and bar is the perfect place to savor fresh seafood and a refined atmosphere after a day in the sun.

Highlights: Fine dining, fresh seafood, elegant setting
Vibe: Refined and luxurious
How To Get There: Local Flavor Charters, Island Roots Charters, Flyaway Flavor Charters

The beach bars of the British Virgin Islands each offer their own unique slice of paradise, whether you’re looking to party, relax, or savor gourmet cuisine. From the legendary Soggy Dollar and Foxy’s on Jost Van Dyke to the secluded charm of B-Line and the upscale elegance of Cooper Island Beach Club, there’s a beach bar for every taste and mood. So set sail and discover your favorite spot in the sun!







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