Myrtle Beach's Best Beach Bars and Outdoor Patios for Summer Cocktails

When the summer sun is shining and the ocean breeze is calling, there’s nothing quite like enjoying a refreshing cocktail at one of Myrtle Beach’s best beach bars and outdoor patios. From oceanfront lounges to vibrant tiki bars, Myrtle Beach offers a variety of spots to relax, sip, and soak in the coastal vibes. Here’s your guide to the best places for summer cocktails in this beach paradise.

Banana Boat Lounge at Ocean Reef Resort

The Banana Boat Lounge at Ocean Reef Resort is a hidden gem, offering a perfect mix of relaxation and poolside fun.


Vibe: This lounge provides a casual atmosphere with a prime poolside location, making it ideal for both lounging and mingling.


Drinks: Enjoy a variety of tropical cocktails, from classic Piña Coladas to signature drinks like Voodoo Juice. Their frozen drinks are perfect for cooling off.

RipTydz Oceanfront Grille & Rooftop Bar

RipTydz offers a unique blend of casual dining and vibrant nightlife, with multiple levels of oceanfront fun.


Vibe: The rooftop bar is a standout feature, offering panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a stylish, modern spot that’s perfect for both day and night.


Drinks: Their extensive cocktail menu includes favorites like the Mango Mojito and the Blueberry Lemonade. Don’t miss their creative frozen drinks, ideal for a sunny day.

Ocean Reef Banana Boat Lounge Overview

Tin Roof

Tin Roof is all about good times and great music. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, it’s a go-to spot for live performances and vibrant nightlife.


Vibe: The laid-back, fun-loving atmosphere is enhanced by regular live music performances. The rooftop bar offers spectacular views and a cool breeze.


Drinks: Sip on creative cocktails like the “Fresh Prince” with cucumber vodka, or enjoy their extensive selection of beers and spirits.

8th Ave Tiki Bar & Grill

If you’re looking for a true tropical experience, 8th Ave Tiki Bar & Grill delivers with its tiki-themed decor and island-inspired menu.


Vibe: This beachside bar has a relaxed, tiki vibe with plenty of outdoor seating. It’s perfect for unwinding after a day at the beach.


Drinks: Enjoy tropical cocktails like the Mai Tai or the Coconut Margarita, served in fun tiki mugs. Their extensive rum selection is a highlight.

Myrtle Beach is home to an array of fantastic beach bars and outdoor patios, each offering its own unique vibe and selection of refreshing summer cocktails. Whether you’re looking for a lively party atmosphere, a laid-back tropical escape, or a stylish rooftop bar with stunning views, you’ll find the perfect spot to sip in the sun and enjoy the best of what Myrtle Beach has to offer. Cheers to a summer filled with fun, sun, and delicious drinks!

Ocean Reef - Oceanfront King Spa Suite

Discover Oceanfront Bliss at Ocean Reef Resort

Ocean Reef Resort offers a blend of beautiful accommodations, family-friendly amenities, and a prime oceanfront location, making it the perfect destination for your next beach vacation. Whether you’re looking to relax by the pool, enjoy beachfront activities, or explore local attractions, Ocean Reef Resort provides the ideal setting for an unforgettable stay. Book your stay at Ocean Reef Resort and experience the best of Myrtle Beach in comfort and style.

Ocean Reef Family in Lazy River Outdoor