There's nothing like a round of mouthwatering cocktails to toast the end of a sun-kissed day on the beach. Florida's Paradise Coast provides miles of white sands and sparkling waters for newlyweds each day, but the fun does not stop when the sun sets. Day or night, Collier County proves to be a sumptuous playground for romantic travelers. Whether you prefer to imbibe a fruity mixer, bold Margarita, or any special at the hotel happy hour, you'll have no trouble finding it in Paradise. Just pick your poison, all the while soaking up the ambience of the area's gorgeous cocktail bars. Here are the top picks from local concierges:
-The perfect end to the week is Friday Happy Hour at the Naples Grande Lobby Lounge.
-Affordable seaside dining and delicious cocktails make Buzz’s Lighthouse Restaurant a great choice for a fun night out.
Marco Island Marriott
-Sip tropical drinks and experience the quirky, castaway feel of Quinn’s on the Beach at the Marco Island Marriott.
-Visit CJ’s on the Bay Thursday or Friday for one of ten different martinis on special.
-The Signature Margarita is the Snook Inn house special, which pairs nicely with the Marco Island waterfront.
Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club
-Sweeping ocean views, signature cocktails and fine wines await you at HB’s on the Gulf at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.
-Experience one of the many fine wines and expertly crafted cocktails at Sea Salt.
-Make sure to stop by the Alto Live Jazz Kitchen between 4-6pm daily for Happy Hour to taste sophisticated cocktails, beer, wine and even food all half off.
-Try modern twists on classic cocktails at DUSK at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples.
-Pair your favorite Mexican cuisine with something off the extensive and carefully selected Tequila menu at Masa Restaurant.
-If you’re looking for a smoking hot cocktail bar, there’s none finer than the premium cigar lounge Burn by Rocky Patel.