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10 alluring beach bars

By: Josh Lew on Aug. 5, 2015, 11:49 a.m.
Sunset at Salt in Maldives

Photo: Huvafen Fushi

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Salt and UMBar, Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

Huvafen Fushi is a luxury resort in the Maldives and the resort's restaurant, Salt, and lounge, UMBar, have the requisite qualities of great beach bars: amazing views of the water, an open-air design, sand and tropical cocktails.

Salt’s thatched roof, deck-like layout and outdoor seating make it an ideal place to see the calm, clear waters of the Maldives. UMBar is located on the water’s edge. It's a covered venue, but it has a white sand floor, constantly reminding patrons that they are, indeed, at the beach.