Besides being a tropical paradise with dozens of pristine beaches and plenty of water activities for vacationers, Roatan is also well-known as its vibrant nightlife and excellent live music performances. Whether you are after music during the day and live music in the evenings, there is something for everyone here on the island. Both International and local style groups are known to perform at many places in Roatan ranging from cool beach bars that offer excellent happy hours to classy restaurants with 5-course meals and spectacular views of the ocean. But, how did music come to life in Roatan and what are its roots?
Restaurants with Live Music in Roatan
There are many restaurants in Roatan that have live music performances in the evenings. Enjoy beachfront bars with local musicians playing on throughout the week, there is definitely plenty to choose from. Let’s take at look some of the best restaurants with live music in Roatan.
1 – Thirsty Turtle
Thirsty Turtle Beach Bar and Grill is located on West Bay Beach and offers everything from tasty tropical drinks and delicious food to amazing Roatan sunsets. Lunch and dinner specials are available throughout the week at budget-friendly prices. They also have karaoke nights, as well as live music performances. Don’t forget about the amazing happy hour which lasts from 4 to 6 pm and all day on Sunday.
2 – Celeste’s Island Cuisine
Located in the center of West Bay, Celeste’s Island Cuisine is a lovely outdoor restaurant that serves delicious seafood platters, lobster tails, and many other both local and International specialties. Thursday nights are reserved for live music performances here at Celeste’s Island Cuisine.
3 – The Sunken Fish
One of the best oceanfront restaurants on the island, the Sunken Fish offers a mouthwatering island fusion cuisine prepared from locally sourced ingredients. They have an extensive cocktail list, as well as a nice selection of desserts. Live music nights are held, and sunset views from their terrace is amazing.
4 – Iron Shore Bar and Grill
For a personalized dining service and a unique romantic experience, head to the Roatan’s Iron Shore Bar and Grill at the Grand Roatan Resort in West Bay. Chef Ramone is in charge of preparing family-friendly dishes with a Caribbean flavor. Thanks to its beachfront location, the restaurant is an ideal place to have a cocktail and watch as the sun comes down. They also host live music.
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