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Best Beach Bars in the South Pacific

The South Pacific is home to some of the most gorgeous beaches on earth, and there is nothing better than sitting on a tropical beach looking out over an azure lagoon with a delicious drink in hand! Whether you want a fresh juice, cocktail or a nice cold beer, there is definitely something for everyone.

Best Beach Bar in the Cook Islands:

Located on a secluded stretch of beach near the airport in Rarotonga, you will find Vaiana’s Bar and Bistro. This little gem is perfect for any time of the day, with meals available for lunch and dinner, gorgeous sunsets, live music and a great atmosphere at night too. If you want to go during the day, don’t forget to bring a towel and go for a swim before or afterwards! Sunset is also really popular, so make sure you get there early if you want a table on the sand! Drinks and food are well priced and there are plenty of options to choice from.

Tip: If you like fish - the tuna sandwich is amazing, pair with an ice cold beer - perfect on a hot day.

Best Beach Bar in Port Vila:

Banyan Beach Bar is very easy to find - walking distance to Grand Hotel & Casino and directly between Moorings Hotel and Chantilly’s on the bay in the heart of Port Vila. As soon as you step through the bamboo fence, you feel instantly relaxed! There are a great selection of cocktails and they also do some food if you get peckish. This laid back bar has a really great atmosphere, sit on a couch with your feet in the sand and watch the boats on the water, it is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon!

Tip: The Mojito is a must try and they serve tasty large pizza, you only need one between two people!

Best Beach Bar in Fiji:

Located on its own island only 25 minutes by boat from Denarau is the delightful Malamala Beach Club. This new beach club has everything you need for a day of relaxing, unwinding and enjoying yourself in paradise. The island has fantastic snorkelling and guests can swim in the ocean or the pool. For a more relaxed day, hire a cabana, order some cocktails and eat some amazing chef prepared food! Malamala beach is the perfect day trip for couples, groups or families and offers pickup options from Denarau and the Coral Coast.

Tip: The Drunken Coconut is delicious! If you are with a friend, partner or are a big drinker - you can also pre-purchase a pack of 7 cocktails and save money.

Best Beach Bar in Espiritu Santo:

Picture turquoise blue water, a bay with dotted lush green islands and the whitest sand you can imagine – then add a cute wooden beach bar with thatched roof and a volleyball net and that is Chez Louis in Port Olry! This quaint beach bar is located on the beautiful island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu and offers a selection of food and drinks in the most brilliant setting. The seafood was deliciously fresh, drinks cold and the water warm - a true slice of heaven at an affordable price!

Tip: The crab was to die for.

Best Beach Bar in Tonga:

While it’s not just a beach bar, the Mandala Resort on the island of Va’vau in Tonga is something special. A stunning resort on a private island, the Beach Bar is right next to the beach, where you can relax with a cocktail before dinner and watch the sunset! The beachfront resort has a very tropical feeling throughout and offers scrumptious food options. Relax sitting next to the ocean after a long day of exploring, sip a refreshing drink see if you can spot whales!

Tip: You don’t have to be a guest to eat and drink at the resort, but make sure to pre-book.

Best Beach Bar in Moorea:

Everyone who enjoys the beach has a dream of a Tahitian holiday! Located on its own motu (islet) off the main island of Moorea is the enchanting Coco Beach Bar. With a rustic timber building offering appetizing meals, fresh cold drinks and the most amazing azure lagoon - this exquisitely beautiful spot is exactly what you have been dreaming of!

Tip: Try the Fish Burger or if you are feeling adventurous the Tahitian Poisson Cru (raw fish dish) with a nice cold local Hinano beer!

Getting thirsty? Contact our specialists at Spacifica Travel to help plan your visit to one of the Best Beach Bars in the South Pacific – call 1800 800 722.

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