If six more weeks of predicted winter has got you California dreamin’, then, escape to Huntington Beach, – Surf City USA. Check in at the Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel, with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, to realize your So Cal fantasies of embracing the surf culture, or soaking up the laidback vibes.
Once you arrive, take in the fine art ocean photography in the spacious gallery-like lobby, then, head to the hotel’s après-surf restaurant and bar, Pacific Hideaway. Find the lead bartender, Casey Lyons, behind the bar, and order one of his quirky named drinks to toast to your winter escape.
Here are some of Casey’s whimsical cocktails you’ll also want to sip after surfing the local waves, or after long day in the sun and sand:
Pacific Hideaway Huntington Beach Cocktails
Banks Rum, Oxley Gin, Yellow Chartreuse, Pineapple-Matcha Syrup. Lime and House-Tropical Caracao.
Daisy If You Do
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal, JD Velvet Falernum, Prickly Pear Syrup, Sparkling Wine and Lime.
Golden State Of Mind
Hanger One Vodka, Luxardo Apricot, Amaro Angostura, Thai Tea Syrup and Blood Orange.
I’ll Be Your Huckleberry
Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, Cynar, Canton Ginger, Huckleberry Syrup and Lemon.
Jameson, Amaro Averna, Coffee, Cinnamon Syrup and Guinness Whipped Cream.
For more bitchin experiences at Shorebreak Hotel, take a walk out on the nearby iconic Huntington Beach Pier for Insta pics, sign up for lessons at the HB Surf School, ride beach cruisers around town, and, enjoy ‘smores over a cozy beach firepit.
Pacific Hideaway Huntington Beach details
500 Pacific Coast Highway (inside the Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel), Huntington Beach, CA, pacifichideawayhb.com @PacificHideaway
Bar Hours: Sunday-Thursday, from 11AM – 11PM; Friday-Saturday, from 9AM – 12AM
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday, from 4PM – 7PM; Saturday & -Sunday, from 2PM – 5PM
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