Cabana Life: 5 Beach Clubs to See and Be Seen This Summer

Now is the time to enjoy those last lazy summer days, and what better way to experience a bit of luxury than with a cabana at some of the most beautiful places in the world. Check out five of our top picks from around the world for some beachy dreamin':

Gurney’s Montauk - Montauk, NY

 This elegant beach club spans over 2,000 feet of private beach, is open from May through September, and has everything you need for a perfect Hamptons beach day: cream and canary yellow striped king-sized cabanas, comfy cushions, bottle service menu as well as an exceptional cocktail list. For those wanted to majorly flaunt, order a bottle of the 100 year old Louis XIII cognac, presented in a handmade crystal container. 



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 Nammos  - Mykonos, Greece

One of the flashiest and most famous beach clubs in the world is Nammos, situated on Psarou Beach. Bringing together international jet setters, celebrities, models, socialites and billionaires to experience the best of what life has to offer in the form of cocktails, fresh seafood, long lunches, exquisite service and of, the golden sand beach. Sunbeds are minimally modeled after life on a yacht, and guests can indulge in sunset parties, live music and more. The ultimate cabana experience can be had with four $5,000-a-day cabanas that include a seven-course meal, giant hot tub and private butler.

Bagatelle Beach
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Bagatelle Beach - St. Tropez, France

 Situated on St. Tropez’s famous Pampelonne Beach next to Nikki Beach is the posh property Bagatelle. The space features white umbrellas and a chic blue and white theme. Along with cabanas, try out the renovated dining room offering daily lunch in high season as well as hosted decadent sunset parties. 

 Harbor View Hotel
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 Harbor View Hotel - Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Guests looking to get away from it all and escape to the historic Harbor View Hotel (Edgartown, Mass.) can lounge Vineyard-style in a sleek cabana stocked with two lounge chairs, towels, Harbor View Hotel logoed hats, bottles of Fiji water, and a fruit platter. Cabanas are strategically set near the poolside bar, North 41, enabling an easy transition from a dip in the pool to a signature cocktail or casual bite from the bar menu. Insider tip: The North 41 Blood Mary,made with St. Georges Green Chili Vodka, pickled seasonal veggies and an Old Bay rim, is a guest favorite. Cabanas are available from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and cost $175 for the day. They can be reserved by calling the front desk. 

Beverly Hills Hotel
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The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows - Beverly Hills, CA

 A classic hideaway for celebs from Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth to modern day reality show queens, this classic iconic property has newly redone private cabanas situated around the palm tree lined pool. Cabanas and pool access are for hotel guests only, and feature 46-inch T.V.’s. The decadent poolside menu is loaded with California-conscious healthy options, and you will be sure to have plenty of people watching.  Cabana pricing: $450/day.

Kimberly Fisher Boone

Kimberly Fisher is a Freelance Writer and On Camera Host based in New York City. Kimberly's work has appeared in over 38 publications including Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxe Beat Magazine, Ocean View Magazine, Pursuitist, Sherman's Travel, Sunset Magazine, and USAToday. Her travels has taken her to sipping champagne cliffside in Portofino, shark feeding in Tahiti, yacht racin...(Read More)

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