Best Spots to Grab Drinks on 30a

Summer is just around the corner and Spring Break is off to a big start on 30A! Soon, locals and tourists alike will be searching to quench their thirst after a long day at the beach and exploring 30A! For our 21+ friends, we’ve pulled together just a few of our favorite spots to kick back, relax, and enjoy a drink after a long day. In our opinion, you can’t go wrong enjoying the end of the day anywhere on 30A with family and friends. Cheers!

Bud & Alley’s Roofdeck Bar
The Roofdeck Bar at Bud & Alley’s is one of the best spots on 30A to enjoy a drink and watch the sun go down. If the sunset over the Gulf doesn’t take your breath away - the drinks will! The best part about visiting at sunset is you can join in on the tradition of ringing the sunset bell as the sun dips into the Gulf! No matter what time you head up to the bar at Bud & Alley's you're sure to have a fun time!
Check out Bud and Alley’s website here.

Hurricane Oyster Bar
If you’re on the lookout for something with a little bit of an eclectic vibe, Hurricane Oyster Bar is the place to go! Locals and tourists alike enjoy hanging out at the bar and patio to cap off the end of a day. Happy Hour is from 3-6, including drinks and appetizer specials. The coolest part about Hurricane Oyster Bar? Other than the fun atmosphere, you may even get a sight of the local alligator that hangs out in the pond by the deck. Check out the Hurricane Oyster Bar website here.

The Wine Bar - Watercolor / 11AM - 6PM
If you thought one hour of happy hour was a great deal, imagine an all day happy hour! From 11a.m. to 6p.m. at The Wine Bar in Watercolor, you’ll be able to enjoy a 12oz carafe for the price of a glass! Located directly on 30A, it is one of the best spots to sit and watch the bustle of Watercolor go by. View the Wine Bar’s website here.

Havana Beach Bar and Grill
The Havana Beach Bar and Grill is a popular spot for guests staying in the Rosemary Beach area, but worth the ride into town for! The rooftop lounge provides visitors with a retro, relaxing feeling. Overlooking the large pool and the gulf, you’ll be left breathless as the sun sets! Lounge on comfy couches and hammocks as you cheers to a wonderful vacation. Happy hour lasts from 3 to 6 p.m.
Check out the Havana Beach bar and Grill website here.

Photo: Bud & Alley's

Article by John Wellborn