Ignite your love for the shore with these classic beach icons. From boardwalks to bonfires, here are our favorite ways to dive in
6 best spots for the classic beach cocktail:
Old-school tiki. At Huntington Beach's Don the Beachcomber (pictured)—complete with palm trees, torches, and a high-pitched thatched roof—the mai tais come from a 1933 recipe. donthebeachcomber.com
Quintessential Waikiki. The orchid-garnished mai tai at House Without a Key, Halekulani Resort, Oahu. halekulani.com/dining
Nautical in the city. The all-natural Homemade Mai Tai at Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco. smugglerscovesf.com
Ground-zero Mai Tai. The original, in guava, pineapple, or mango at Trader Vic’s, Emeryville, California. tradervicsemeryville.com
Surf style at the harbor. The Marina Mai Tai at the Endless Summer bar, Santa Barbara. chuckswaterfrontgrill.com
Open-air in SoCal. Beachfront Mai Tai with a pineapple garnish at Duke’s, Malibu.