Nothing completes a beach vacation like finding that special bar that makes you feel like your at your local watering hole. Whether your heading to one of these lovely places or want some beach bar inspiration, this list will get you ready for a sweet drink and the sand between your toes.
Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar, Caroline Beach, NC
If you head east, to the Carolinas, you’ll find many a bars blasting sweet caroline with incredible views, but the Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar stands alone on stilts as a perfect bar destination. The location protrudes into the Atlantic Ocean giving the an incredible view as the ocean breezes pass through. Located in Carolina Beach, NC between sand dunes and the Golden Sands Motel this bar is a little taste of paradise on the east coast.
The bar hosts Tiki Shows where bands play upbeat music from 7-9 PM on Thursdays throughout the summer. The menu boasts signature cocktails with local names and a full lunch and dinner option.
Lola’s, Costa Rica
Venture out to the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica and find the popular beach front bar, Lola’s. Named after it’s 600-pound pig mascot that roams around the beach, Lola’s has visitors to the small country driving miles and miles to get a taste of the incredible tacos and margaritas. The bar looks through the exotic beach front and is decorated to boho perfection.
The bar is located on Playa Avellanas. The staff is incredibly friendly and the ocean offers an incredible surf. Take surfing lessons after snacking on the perfect Costa Rican appetizers.
The Blue Lounge at Moonshadows, Malibu, CA
Take a trip to the dreamy land of Malibu, CA and head to the Blue Lounge at Moonshadows. From an incredible brunch to a beautiful and serene sunset dinner this bar was voted in the Travel Channel’s top 10 beach bars. Check out their list of incredible Cali wines and the array of seafood. The experience of Moonshadows is a classy, upscale feel compared to the usual relaxed vibe. It is the perfect excuse to get dressed up and show of your tan!
The Coast Guard House, Narragansett, RI
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The historic presence of the Coast Guard is apparent when you see the solid granite station built over the Rhode Island bay. The Coast Guard House was introduced as a fine dining and drinking experience in the 1940’s, offering a beautiful view of the historic Narragansett Bay.
The Coast Guard House offers Sunday Brunch, lunch, dinner and bar options. Boasting delicious seafood and iconic cocktails it’s the perfect stop when visiting the small state of Rhode Island.
El Farallon, Los Cabos
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Hidden in the cliffs of Cabo, El Farallon is the sandy beach bar that dreams are made of. Connected to the Resort at Pedragal, El Farallon is perfect for all times of the day. The restaurant has an old fashioned fish market where guests can pick their dinner straight from the ocean.
The bar also offers a beautiful champagne terrace. Overlooking the ocean, you can have the perfect view while sampling from their 15 varieties of champagne. This is an epic sunset experience.
The Beach Shack at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
The beach shack is a casual walk up bar that offers the cozy vibes of a waterfront establishment. There are four surrounding resorts that offer walking paths to the beach shack. This area is known for it’s enchanting sites and all encompassing experience; most visitors never leave. The colorful chairs and daily drink specials offer the perfect sunset watching experience or a great way to start your beach day.
Nikki Beach Club, Miami Beach, FL
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If you’re looking for more of a party vibe head no where other than Miami Beach. The popular beach bar is for pool lounging or an exciting evening. Known for their Sunday brunch that spreads throughout the patio, head to Nikki Beach Club and grab a white day bed or a private cabana.
The club is the original of worldwide famous Nikki Beach Clubs, so you may luck out and find it in another beach vacation destination.
Pirates Cove, Elberta, AL
It is recommended to get to Pirate’s Cove by boat, it’s part of the Alabama experience to get out on the water and enjoy the ride over. If you don’t have a boat you can rent various water riding options at the local, Tacky Jacks. Watch out for the Bushwhackers, the famous coconut chocolate drink that will ensure a good time.
Summer days are packed on Pirate’s Cove, and the bar offers an off-leash dog park. Bring your floats, your pups and your beers because this is the epic Alabama experience.
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Where is your favorite place to grab a drink on the beach? Let us know at Gone Beachin’.