Thinking of booking a last-minute summer jaunt somewhere hot and happenin'? We don't blame you. In fact, we actively encourage it (especially given how easy it is to trade while on holiday these days)
Which is why we've teamed up with One Hundred Concierge to reveal the places where the boats and billionaires anchor and celebrities and royalty congregate.
From lavish platters of high-priced crudité at Club 55 to the Champagne sprays and aerial circus dancers at Blue Marlin, here (in no particular order) are the top six beach club picks of summer 2018...
1. Le Club 55, St Tropez
Highly acclaimed for its crudité and rose wine, this club situated on Pampelonne Beach is not to be missed. With a who’s who guest list made famous by the likes of Bridgette Bardot, Karl Lagerfeld and the late Roger Moore, Le Club 55 is no stranger to celebrities from around the world.
2. Zero Gravity, Dubai
Situated between the lively areas of Al Sufouh and Jumeirah Beach Residence, this beach, bar and restaurant offers exceptional views and unrivalled service. Relax beside the 39m glass-fronted infinity swimming pool or order cocktails on the beach from the comfort of your lounger.
3. Nikki Beach Club, Mallorca
Located on the white sands of Calvià Beach, Nikki Beach Club is acclaimed for its award-winning cuisine, outdoor pool and high class entertainment. Lounge in bliss on oversized sunbeds and experience live entertainment from world-renowned DJs at this oceanfront complex.
4. Los Monteros with La Cabane Beach Club, Marbella
On the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, La Cabane Beach Club offers panoramic views and modern design for a relaxing day. Reserve a VIP bed and enjoy champagne and personalised amenities with direct access to the beautiful beaches of Southern Spain.
5. Scorpios, Mykonos
As featured in our recent TraderLife Guide to the party isle of Mykonos (read it below), Scorpios is an homage to arts and Greek architecture, offering incredible entertainment with world renowned DJs. Dance on the sandy beach or gather on bohemian-styled lounges to watch the island’s greatest sunset before indulging in fine cuisine and cocktails fusing fresh, regional ingredients with a modern twist.
6. The Blue Marlin, Ibiza
The Blue Marlin was the first multi-format beach concept on the island, featuring day-to-night fine cuisine and cutting edge music at a pristine beach setting. A cosmopolitan beach club, The Blue Marlin is not only a popular destination in Ibiza but a required experience for jetsetters alike.