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Soggy Dollar Bar named Best Caribbean Beach Bar

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Winning bar invented the Painkiller cocktail

Nothing says "vacation" quite like sipping a tropical cocktail while digging your toes in the sand. The Caribbean could be called the beach bar capital of the world with countless places to sip the day away.

  • Soggy Dollar Bar

    Soggy Dollar Bar
    Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

    The Soggy Dollar on Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands is known for creating the Painkiller, a rum cocktail featuring cream of coconut, pineapple, orange juice and fresh grated Grenadian nutmeg.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / cdwheatley

  • Elvis' Beach Bar

    Elvis' Beach Bar
    Anguilla

    Locals mingle with tourists at this toes-in-the-sand watering hole in Sandy Ground, popular for afternoon cocktails and all-night partying. Those who've danced up an appetite can sink their teeth into fish tacos or jumbo wings, supposedly some of the best on the island.
    Photo courtesy of Elvis' Beach Bar

  • SunShine Shack

    SunShine Shack
    Anguilla

    This beach bar on Rendezvous Bay is known for its rum punch, coconut-infused cocktails and barbecue, fresh from the grill and served with a side oof Garvey’s Awesome Sauce. The atmosphere is decidedly casual, with plastic chairs right in the sand.
    Photo courtesy of SunShine Shack

  • Hendo's Hideout

    Hendo's Hideout
    Jost van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

    Tropical cocktails and fresh seafood await at Hendo's Hideout, a beach bar along White Bay on Jost Van Dyke. Don’t leave without sipping the bar’s signature Delirious Donkey cocktail.
    Photo courtesy of Hendo's Hideout

  • The Beach House

    The Beach House
    Rincon, Puerto Rico

    The Beach House takes inspiration from the natural beauty of its surroundings in Rincon. Guests enjoy a daily sunset happy hour, live music, live streams of surf contests and a seafood-centric menu from Executive Chef Heriberto Sanchez.
    Photo courtesy of The Beach House

  • Catherine's Café

    Catherine's Café
    Antigua

    This refined yet relaxed beach bar and restaurant on Pigeon Beach features a menu of sharable Tartines and other French fare alongside an impressive list of wines and cocktails.
    Photo courtesy of Catherine's Cafe

  • Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience

    Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience
    Freeport, Bahamas

    This thatch-roofed beach bar at Taino Beach in the Bahamas is the island’s go-to destination for roast conch, lobster, shrimp and Caribbean cocktails.
    Photo courtesy of Andrew Conway / Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience

  • Umbrellas Beach Bar

    Umbrellas Beach Bar
    Saint George's, Grenada

    This beach bar in Grenada is owned by the same folks as Westerhall Estate, so guests are sure to taste the award-winning rum in the menu of cocktails, serves alongside a menu of comfort food favorites.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / grinvalds

  • da Conch Shack

    da Conch Shack
    Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

    Da Conch Shack, situated on the island of Providenciales, specializes in conch, but other fresh seafood dishes include lobster, snapper and grouper. Non-seafood enthusiasts can chow down on fiery jerk chicken at this delightfully casual beach bar.
    Photo courtesy of da Conch Shack

  • Jack's Beach Bar

    Jack's Beach Bar
    Bequia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

    This watering hole on the sands of Princess Margaret Beach on the island of Bequia serves tropical cocktails, like the signature Gibbon’s Rum Punch, alongside a menu of seafood caught just a few feet away.
    Photo courtesy of Jack's Beach Bar

  • Soggy Dollar Bar
  • Elvis' Beach Bar
  • SunShine Shack
  • Hendo's Hideout
  • The Beach House
  • Catherine's Café
  • Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience
  • Umbrellas Beach Bar
  • da Conch Shack
  • Jack's Beach Bar

The top 10 winners in the category Best Caribbean Beach Bar are as follows:

  1. Soggy Dollar Bar - Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
  2. Elvis' Beach Bar - Anguilla
  3. SunShine Shack - Anguilla
  4. Hendo's Hideout - Jost van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
  5. The Beach House - Rincon, Puerto Rico
  6. Catherine's Café - Antigua
  7. Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience - Freeport, Bahamas
  8. Umbrellas Beach Bar - Saint George's, Grenada
  9. da Conch Shack - Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
  10. Jack's Beach Bar - Bequia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning beach bars!

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