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How to Set Up the Best Bahamas-Inspired Bar

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on May 29, 2019

The Bahamas is known for many things—warm sun, picturesque blue skies, white sandy beaches, and of course refreshing tropical drinks. Though you may typically think of vacations as a time to kick back with a drink in hand, who’s to say you can’t do the same in the comfort of your own home? And while we, unfortunately, can’t bring the sun and sand to you, we can give you some tips on how to set up a Bahamian-inspired home bar that will make you feel like you’re sipping on the beach (almost).

Bahamian drinks are not difficult to make and their sweet, fruity taste has the ability to transport you back to that warm vacation sun—taking you back to a time of ultimate relaxation. With summer quickly approaching, there is no better time to set up a little piece of paradise right at home.

A Bahamian bar is more than just having an arsenal of rum on hand; you’ll want to make sure you can add that certain Bahamas flare, with fresh fruit garnishes, the perfect hurricane glass, and of course, tiny paper umbrellas. Here’s our must-have list for a Bahamas-Inspired home bar:


Checklist of items needed for an at-home Bahamas bar.


Now that you’re all set up, it’s time to start pouring! We’ve created a recipe book of some of The Bahamas’ most popular and classic cocktails so you can set the scene for a Bahamian party or sip the night away in a tropical paradise of your own making. 


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