The Best Beach-Front Bars - Full-Time Travel

The Best Beach-Front Bars

The Best Beach-Front Bars

No Need to Choose Between Hanging at the Bar and Hitting the Beach

We love a formal fine-dining experience as much as the next traveler, but there’s nothing more freeing than shedding the formalities of everyday life and heading to the beach for a cocktail. With so many oceanfront retreats trending on Instagram, it can be difficult to know which spots live up to the hype—but we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up our five favorite beachside bars with breathtaking views.

@Sugar Beach

Bayside Bar at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

Saint Lucia, West Indies

Nestled between the lush, UNESCO World Heritage-toting Saint Lucia Pitons, the Bayside Bar at Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort offers casual scenery with all of the luxuries of a fine-dining experience. Enjoy a craft cocktail (or two) and don’t forget to try their mouthwatering burger.

@White Banana Beach Club

White Banana Beach Club

Siargao, Philippines

A self-described luxury-dorm and bar, the instagram-famous White Banana Beach Club is every beach lover’s dream: Picture an open-air wooden beach house, surrounded by lush tropical foliage, peppered with twinkling lights. Those looking to escape for a quiet moment can enjoy a drink on one of their beachside hammocks.

@Sri Panwa

Baba Nest Rooftop Bar

Phuket, Thailand

Overlooking the south-eastern tip of Phuket, Baba Nest Rooftop Bar offers panoramic views of the Andaman Sea and surrounding islands. Find your seat on a plush pillow as you sip on one of their refreshing bubble cocktails and prepare for the best sunset of your life.

@The Resort at Pedregal

El Farallón at the Resort at Pedregal

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

An evening at this magical spot will leave you speechless. Carved into the cliffs at The Resort at Pedregal, El Farallón boasts an unmatched ocean-to-table menu and a Champagne Terrace for a quick aperitif before dinner. Listen to the Pacific Ocean crash into the cliffside as you dine on the best fish in the region.

@Mandarin Oriental, Canouan

Pool Bar at the Mandarin Oriental, Canouan

Canouan Island, St. Vincent & Grenadines

Stunning views meet cocktail dreams at Madarin Oriental, Canouan’s Pool Bar, a relaxed spot overlooking an infinity pool and pristine beaches. Post up in a private cabana, snack on Peruvian Nikkei inspired cuisine and revel in a moment of uninhibited calm.

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This surreal store in Chengdu, China, which includes over 80,000 books, is lined with images of books on the upper shelves so it would appear that they stretch from floor to ceiling.

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Patagonia is pretty much the most magical place on Earth.

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inspired by Space exploration’s seminal era, as it sits in quiet solitude surrounded by pitted rock format, Echo Camp in Antarctica gives you as close as you can get to feeling off the planet without leaving Earth.

It`s the newest luxury adventure experience from White Desert where you can enjoy fine dining, ice climbing, cross-country skiing and for the adventurers learn life saving techniques.

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Welcome to the new @thewhitelotus hotel @fskohsamui 🌴 The resort offers stunning views, beautiful beaches, and upscale amenities, which align with the high-end and exotic backdrop often sought after by TV producers. Will you be tuning in to the new season?

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Dreaming of traveling to warmer destinations like Lucky Bay in Western Australia.

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Discover the allure of Pidurangala Rock, a captivating geological marvel adjacent to Sigiriya in Sri Lanka. Embark on a scenic hike that unveils panoramic vistas of Sigiriya Rock, lush forests, and distant mountains. Explore a historic cave temple at the base and catch the magic of sunrise or sunset from the summit.

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Located in Lahaul Valley, Himachal Pradesh in India, Kardang Village offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan landscapes and its 12th century monastery that holds cultural and historical significance in the region.

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Picture this: kicking back in a waterfall in Akureyri, Iceland. Laugafell is the spot – where the warm meets the cool. It`s a chill time with nature`s own spa. Keep an eye out for dolphins jumping in the ocean!

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Considered as a modern alpine village, Avoriaz is a popular spot for skiers and families. The village is one of the largest stations within Les Portes du Soleil which is a major skisports destination in the Alps, encompassing thirteen resorts between Mont Blanc in France and Lake Geneva in Switzerland.

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In search for the best hot springs that will warm us up until the arrival of Spring.

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Located near the Katla volcano in Iceland, the Katla cave features stunning blue ice formations and intricate ice sculptures. It`s a popular destination for guided tours, offering a glimpse into the otherworldly beauty of Iceland`s glacial landscapes.

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Sunsets at Ruby Beach, Washington, are a mesmerizing display of nature`s beauty. The rugged coastline, sea stacks, and driftwood-strewn shore create a dramatic backdrop for the sun`s descent. A serene and picturesque setting, attracting photographers and nature enthusiasts alike.

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Take a dip in this 50 meters long infinity pool at Hotel @krallerhof where you`re surrounded by stunning Austrian Alps.

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