Food & Drink By Boat in the usvi and bvi

indulge in Unique Food Experiences by Boat in the Virgin Islands

Setting sail on a boat charter in the US Virgin Islands presents an opportunity to indulge in some of the Caribbean's most unique and memorable dining experiences. Picture yourself savoring gourmet tacos from an eco-friendly floating taco bar, Lime Out VI, in the turquoise waters of Coral Bay, or enjoying a slice of freshly-made pizza from Pizza Pi, the Caribbean's original floating pizzeria in Christmas Cove. These floating culinary delights, accessible only by boat, add an extra layer of adventure and enjoyment to your USVI journey, combining exciting food with the beauty of the surrounding sea.

In contrast, the British Virgin Islands are famous for their world-renowned beach bars, offering a different but equally enchanting dining experience. Imagine pulling up to the sandy shores of White Bay in Jost Van Dyke to visit the Soggy Dollar Bar, the birthplace of the Painkiller cocktail, or docking at The Bight in Norman Island to dine at Willy T, a pirate ship-themed floating restaurant. These beach bars are not only about the food and drinks but also about the vibrant atmosphere and the stunning beachfront locations that can only be fully appreciated by arriving via a boat charter.

Food & Drink By Boat in the US Virgin Islands

Explore a world of unique dining options across the US Virgin Islands, where the islands of St. John, St. Thomas, and surrounding cays like Lovango Cay and Water Island, each present a distinctive array of eateries. Accessible by boat, these varied dining experiences range from beachside grills to floating eateries, perfectly enhancing the scenic beauty of the islands' coastal vistas.

Lime Out VI, Coral Bay (St. John)

Embarking on a full day charter with Bonus Time in the US Virgin Islands offers the perfect opportunity to visit Lime Out VI, the renowned floating taco stand in Coral Bay. Accessible only by water, this unique hotspot serves a variety of gourmet tacos, making it an ideal lunch stop during your sea adventure.

With Bonus Time, you can seamlessly integrate a visit to Lime Out into your day's itinerary, ensuring you don't miss out on this exceptional experience. Enjoying delicious tacos while floating in the turquoise waters of Coral Bay adds a memorable and flavorful dimension to your boating experience in the USVI.


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Pizza Pi, Christmas Cove (St. Thomas)

During a full or half day trip with Bonus Time, don't miss the chance to visit Pizza Pi, the unique floating pizzeria located in Christmas Cove near St. Thomas. This one-of-a-kind dining experience allows you to savor freshly-made, gourmet pizzas right in the middle of the Caribbean Sea.

The convenience of our charter means you can easily include a stop at Pizza Pi in your day's adventure, whether you're out for a full day of exploration or a shorter, half-day excursion. Enjoying a slice of pizza on the crystal-clear waters of Christmas Cove adds an unforgettable touch to your boating experience in the US Virgin Islands.


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Dinghy's Beach Bar, Honeymoon Beach (Water Island)

A visit to Dinghy's Beach Bar on Honeymoon Beach, Water Island, is a highlight of any full or half day charter around St. Thomas with Bonus Time. This lively beach bar offers not just great food and drinks but also a range of activities, including beach volleyball, pickleball, and various water sport rentals.

The beach's clear waters also provide fantastic snorkeling opportunities, making it an ideal stop for both relaxation and adventure. Whether you're looking to engage in beachside sports, explore the underwater world, or simply unwind with a refreshing drink, Dinghy's Beach Bar and the surrounding amenities of Honeymoon Beach ensure a day filled with fun and memorable experiences.


The Beach Bar, Cruz Bay (St. John)

The Beach Bar in Cruz Bay on St. John is an ideal spot to wrap up a full day charter around the island, especially for those being picked up and dropped off in St. John. Known for its lively atmosphere and stunning waterfront views, it offers the perfect setting to relax and reminisce about the day's adventures. With its refreshing drinks,and picturesque location, it's a favorite among visitors and locals looking to conclude their day of island exploration with a taste of St. John's vibrant beach culture.

Beach Bars in the British Virgin Islands

Set sail to the British Virgin Islands and discover a world of iconic beach bars, each accessible by boat and offering a unique slice of island life. From the legendary Soggy Dollar Bar in White Bay, Jost Van Dyke, famous for its Painkiller cocktail, to the lively Willy T floating bar in The Bight, Norman Island, these beach bars are not just about the drinks but also about the unforgettable experiences they provide. Whether you're looking for a laid-back vibe at Nigel's and Patricia's in Smuggler's Cove, Tortola, or the lively atmosphere of Foxy’s on Great Harbour, these beachfront gems are the perfect places to unwind, socialize, and soak up the authentic Caribbean spirit.


Soggy Dollar Bar, White Bay (Jost Van Dyke)

Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke stands as a must-visit attraction during a full day charter into the British Virgin Islands. Famous for being the birthplace of the iconic Painkiller cocktail, this beach bar encapsulates the quintessential Caribbean beach experience with its idyllic white sand beach and crystal-clear waters.

Visitors often anchor offshore and swim to the bar, creating the 'soggy dollar' experience it's named after. As a favorite among charter guests, Soggy Dollar Bar offers not just great drinks and a lively atmosphere, but also an authentic taste of the relaxed and joyful spirit of the British Virgin Islands.

Willy T, The Bight (Norman Island)

Willy T, a legendary floating bar and restaurant off Norman Island, is an iconic destination in the British Virgin Islands and a highlight for many on a boat charter. Anchored near The Bight, this pirate ship-themed establishment is known for its lively atmosphere, delicious food, and the unique experience of dining on the water.

A visit to Willy T offers not just a meal, but an adventure - complete with jumping off the deck into the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea - making it a memorable stop during any BVI boating excursion.

Foxy's Tamarind Bar, Great Harbour (Jost Van Dyke)

Foxy's Tamarind Bar in Great Harbour on Jost Van Dyke is an integral part of the BVI's lively bar scene, famous for its charismatic owner, Foxy, and the vibrant nightly parties and delicious Caribbean cuisine it offers. This iconic beach bar, with its rustic charm and lively atmosphere, is a staple of the Jost Van Dyke experience, drawing visitors from all over the world. It's an ideal stop for those seeking a true taste of the island's culture, especially after a relaxing day at nearby Sandy Spit or Smugglers Cove on Tortola.

Top of the Baths (Virgin Gorda)

During a full day charter into the British Virgin Islands, a visit to the Top of the Baths is an absolute must. The adventure typically begins at Devil's Bay, where guests can explore the crystal-clear waters before venturing through the iconic caves of The Baths. After navigating these enchanting caverns, a short hike up the hill leads to the Top of the Baths, a vantage point offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding seascape.

Here, guests can indulge in excellent cocktails, enhancing the experience with a touch of relaxation and luxury. This memorable excursion culminates in a leisurely departure back towards St. Thomas, carrying with it the unforgettable sights and experiences of the day.

Nigel's Boom Boom Beach Bar, Smuggler's Cove (Tortola)

Nigel's Beach Bar on Smuggler's Cove in Tortola epitomizes the rustic, authentic Caribbean beach bar experience. At this charming spot, Nigel himself grills the food and mixes the drinks, offering visitors a truly genuine taste of the islands. With its laid-back atmosphere and Nigel's personal touch in both the cuisine and cocktails, this beach bar provides an intimate and quintessentially Caribbean experience that's hard to find elsewhere.

Pirates Bight, The Bight (Norman Island)

Pirate's Bight on Norman Island is a renowned beach bar and restaurant that offers a perfect blend of picturesque views and delicious cuisine. Known for its rich history associated with pirates and hidden treasures, this spot provides a unique dining experience steeped in the lore of the Caribbean. With its inviting beachfront setting, Pirate's Bight is an ideal location for visitors looking to enjoy a meal or a drink in a place that captures the adventurous spirit of the British Virgin Islands.

Foxy's Taboo, Diamond Cay (Jost Van Dyke)

Foxy's Taboo, located in Diamond Cay on Jost Van Dyke, offers a more tranquil but equally delightful experience. Known for its stunning setting and excellent dining options, it's a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the scenic views of the cay. Foxy's Taboo, with its quieter ambiance, is a great stop for those looking to relax and savor the local flavors after exploring the nearby natural wonder, the Bubbly Pool, or the beautiful beaches of Tortola.