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Top Spots to Grab a Summer Cocktail

Looking for a great way to beat the heat? Cool off with a refreshing summer cocktail at one of these great local spots! Whether you are craving the area's best margarita or want to cool off with a creative cocktail, Myrtle Beach has just the spot for you:


On-Site Beverages at Loco Gecko

You can quench your thirst without going far – just stop by Loco Gecko, conveniently located on-site right here at Captain’s Quarters Resort. Sip on an ice cold refreshing cocktail just steps away from your room and watch the bustling Ocean Boulevard action or listen to the soothing sounds of the waves. Loco Gecko features an open concept design with garage doors that open up to let in the summer breeze, making it a popular spot for guests and other beach goers alike. Try one of Loco Gecko’s famous drinks, like the Texas Margarita or Cactus Margarita, or stick with your favorite “go to”. The convenient location and unique atmosphere make Loco Gecko a must during your stay at Captain’s Quarters!

Margaritas at Bandito’s

Looking for a cocktail with a little south of the border flare? Head right up the road to Bandito’s Restaurant & Cantina. This oceanfront eatery serves up the area’s best margaritas, in many shapes and forms. Skip the pre-packaged sour mix and enjoy a cocktail with fresh squeezed limes and homemade simple syrup. The margaritas here come in many popular flavors. All you have to do is pick your favorite flavor and decide whether you want it frozen or on the rocks and with our without salt. Decisions, decisions!

Oceanfront Drinks at Pier View Open Air Bar

This oceanfront gem is just about as close to the water as you can get! Pier View Open Air Bar is located on the pier at Second Avenue Pier. This family friendly bar & grille offers a casual atmosphere, delectable beach grub, and an extensive drink menu filled with summertime classics. Cool off with an array of fresh daiquiri flavors or indulge in a refreshing mojito. Other summer favorites include pina coladas, hurricanes, and rum punch. Kick back with a cocktail as you enjoy watching the waves and live entertainment on the pier. You deserve it!

Martinis at Martini

Martini is the ideal place to indulge in a tasty adult beverage in a grown up atmosphere. Whether you are enjoying a girl’s night out on the town or are sneaking off for a romantic date, the martinis at Martini are sure to start you off on the right foot. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a sour apple twist or a classic cosmo. In the mood to spice things up? Try the Cajun martini which features Absolute peppar vodka, a drop of vermouth, and a skewer or jalapeno stuffed olives. The creative martini list includes over 25 signature cocktails so you are sure to find the perfect cocktail to please your palette.

Creative Concoctions at Co Sushi

Co Sushi is a recent addition to the scenic Market Common venue and is quickly making a name for itself among locals and visitors alike. This Asian inspired restaurant features a wide array of creative concoctions that can’t be found anywhere else at the beach. Enjoy something refreshing with their cucumber mojito or cilantro fizz or get your fill of bubbles with the Co 75 which features champagne, gin, fresh ruby red grapefruit juice, grapefruit syrup, and a dash of rice wine vinegar. Other unique offerings include the jalapeño guava margarita, bloody ginger tequila, and the blueberry sage martini. Sip on a tasty treat as you enjoy fresh sushi and lively people watching at this local favorite!

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