17 Unreal Bars for a Drink You’ll Never Forget
There are many great bars in the world, but only a handful offer an unforgettable experience.
Whether it's one of the most breathtaking views in the world, a completely unique location, or a cocktail you simply can't find anywhere else, these bars are more than just watering holes.
These 17 bars around the world include everything from an establishment inside a millions-years-old cave to one that serves up cocktails based on favorite perfumes.
Buza Bar in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Game of Thrones fans will enjoy locating the hidden Buza Bar in Dubrovnik, Croatia, as its nearby streets and magnificent views have often been the backdrop for the show.
A literal hole in the wall, the bar leads curious travelers to a charming drinking spot on cliffs hugging the ocean with breathtaking views over the Adriatic Sea.
Sky Bar in Bangkok, Thailand
Suspended at a height of 820 feet over Bangkok, Thailand’s Sky Bar is one of the world’s highest rooftop bars and includes illuminated LED lights that allow it to change every few hours.
The bar and its stunning views were featured in films like “The Hangover Part II”, with playful drinks like the Hangovertini devoted to its crew and cast.
The Bar at Hotel Palacio de Sal in Potosí, Bolivia
Head to the bar at the Hotel Palacio de Sal, located on the banks of Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, to grab a drink with a salty twist.
Almost everything in the resort is made out of salt, including the building itself and many pieces of the furniture found throughout.
Fragrances in Berlin, Germany
At Fragrances in the Ritz Carlton, in Berlin, customers are invited in to sample drinks based off of popular perfumes, from Giorgio Armani and Bulgari to Salvatore Ferragamo.
An interactive Hall of Fame lets guests sniff the various scents and pick out a drink of choice, which can be served in unusual items like an oversized strawberry with cotton candy or a birdhouse.
Baba Nest in Phuket, Thailand
Located in the Sri Panwa resort in Phuket, Thailand, Baba Nest is famous for its 360-degree views over the city, the Andaman Sea, and the nearby islands that dot the water.
Visitors to the rooftop bar will find cozy beanbags and a sprawling infinity pool that makes the scene look all the more gorgeous.
Cloud 9 in the Mamanuca Islands
As Fiji’s only two-level floating lounge bar and restaurant serving up an international drinks menu alongside wood-fired pizzas, Cloud 9 offers visitors a drinking experience they’ll never forget.
Situated in the waters of the Ro Ro Reef in the Mamanuca Islands (the bar recently relocated), Cloud 9 features sundecks with day beds, hanging chairs, bar stools, an onboard DJ, and activities like jet skiing and parasailing to enjoy in between drinks.
Rick's Cafe in Negril, Jamaica
For a beach bar unlike any other, head to Rick’s Cafe in Negril, Jamaica, famous today for its unparalleled sunset views and its breathtaking location above cliffs overlooking the water.
The buzzing bar is also known for the professional divers that will often head to its cliffs and plunge down 60 feet into the ocean.
The Flute A Perrier Jouet Bar in Bangkok, Thailand.
Travelers who head to Thailand's Sky Bar should also be sure to check out the Flute A Perrier Jouet Bar, housed on the 64th floor of the Lebua Hotel.
The bar is the world's highest open-air champagne bar, offering customers exclusive tastings on select champagne selections by the bottle of by flute.
The Old Forge in Inverie, Scotland
Head to Scotland's most remote bar, The Old Forge, which sits in a stunning scenery in the Inverie village.
The bar, which is also considered the most remote in mainland Britain, has a wide variety of ales, venison and seafood that is sourced within a seven-mile radius, and instruments that line its walls for customers who want to play.
Monkey Bar in Berlin, Germany
When visitors make their way to Berlin’s Monkey Bar, they can enjoy their drink with a view.
The bar, which is housed within the chic 25hours Hotel Bikini also faces the Berlin Zoo, giving travelers the chance to catch charming glimpses into the zoo while sipping their drinks.
Rock Bar in Bali, Indonesia
The Rock Bar at the Ayana Resort and Spa Bali has became famous for its magnificent sunset views, thanks to its dramatic location atop rock formations perched above the Indian Ocean.
The DJ booth is even carved directly into the cliff face so that guests can take in the views during the day and party throughput the night.
Ozone Bar at The Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong
Located on the 118th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, Ozone is the world’s highest bar.
Inside, visitors can take in its spellbinding blue-themed atmosphere and even partake in a class taught by the bar’s expert mixologist.
Sossovlei Lodge in Sesriem, Namibia
Located next to the world’s oldest desert, the Sossosvlei Lodge offers an unparalleled environment where visitors can sip on top South African wines and German beers while catching up-close views of wildlife at the lodge’s bar and beer garden.
There’s sparkling pool if you’d like to take a dip, while views of springbok and jackals will remind you of the location’s stunning remoteness.
Sunland Boab Tree Bar in Limpopo, South Africa
Get back to nature at the Sunland Baobab Tree Bar, which sits in a baobab tree dating back thousands of years in Limpopo, South Africa.
One of the oldest trees on Earth, the baobab begins to hollow inside when it reaches a 1,000 years of age, allowing it to create a series of caves and openings where you can now enjoy a drink.
Faraday Bar in the Vernadsky Research Base, Antarctica
Get truly off the grid at the Faraday Bar, housed in Antarctica's Vernadsky Research base, making it the world's southernmost bar.
You can enjoy views of wild penguins while sipping on drinks and taking in the quirky decor and pictures of famous Antarctic explorers that line its walls.
Jeff's Cellar at the Bajarin Hotsprings Retreat in Malaysia
Once a private cellar, Jeff’s Cellar at the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Ipoh, Malaysia, now serves as a stunning wine cellar where you can sample a wide selection of wines within a cave dating back millions of years.
The limestone cave includes magnificent natural water features you can view during your visit, as well as large stalactites and stalagmites to admire.