Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Simpson Bay

Kokomo

Way down in Kokomo, reached by a steep, bumpy 400m drive off AJC Brouwer Rd, cabanas spread out beneath palm trees on the powdery sand and a beach bar made from raw timbers provide an idyllic spot for a drink betwee…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Grand Case

Hidden Garden

Tucked at the end of a narrow boardwalk, Hidden Garden is a magical spot with flickering candles, timber benches strewn with cushions, and sensational cocktails such as Basilic Bloody Maria (basil-infused tequila, t…
Top Choice Bar in Oyster Pond

Dinghy Dock Bar

The big draw at this self-styled Caribbean dive bar on the marina's edge is happy hour (5pm to 7pm), when customers get to mix their own drinks. Cocktails include a Tropical Iced Tea, a Fire & Ice Bloody Mary an…
Wine Bar in Grand Case

La Cave de Charly

Over 1000 French wines from 150 different labels (including around 30 by-the-glass options at any one time) are available at this airy space with hardwood floors and lofty white-painted beams, with upturned barrels …
Bar in Friar’s Bay

Kali’s Beach Bar

Painted in Rastafarian reds, greens and yellows, Kali's has hammocks strung between shady coconut palms. Renowned across the island for its potent rum punches (some using the house-made bush rum), it also serves icy…
Bar in Maho & Mullet Bay

Sunset Bar & Grill

At the end of the runway, this beach bar is a rite of passage for aviation buffs: where else can you sip an ice-cold beer while snapping photos of huge intercontinental jets soaring overhead? It's rocking during the…
Bar in Orient Beach

Kontiki

A maze of driftwood, booths and cushioned sun loungers on the sand, this good-time venue's best seats are the suspended swings, which dangle next to the bar. Local and European beers are served ice cold; there's als…
Bar in Orient Beach

Bikini Beach

Shaded by coconut palms, this classic beach bar has a large wooden deck and sun loungers on the sand. Banana-and-strawberry coladas, rum punches and house-made rum infusions (passionfruit, ginger, guavaberry) are am…
Cafe in Grand Case

Calmos Café

Bury your feet in the sand (or splash them in the water if the tide's in) at this vibrantly painted local fave. Tropical rum-laced cocktails include its house-specialty Calmos with mango and peach juice (happy hour …
Bar in Philipsburg

Blue Bitch Bar

Above Taloula Mango's, this boisterous spot has the best views of the Boardwalk's bars. Cocktails include Ruff Sex on the Beach (vodka, Malibu, Midori, lime and peach juice and lemonade) and Sunburn (tequila, Triple…