There is no better way to reconnect with your best friends than with sand and suds! If you are looking to plan an unforgettable guy’s getaway, look no further than New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Equipped with 17 miles of pristine white-sand beaches, local libations, incredible surfing, and plenty of great options for fishing and golfing, New Smyrna Beach is perfect for your next vacation with the boys.
Check out a few of our suggestions for planning your ultimate guy’s getaway to New Smyrna Beach.
Enjoy a tour and tasting at a local distillery
Whisky flights and friends are the perfect combination for your next guy’s getaway. For a unique libation experience, men over the age of 21 can head to Sugar Works Distillery, New Smyrna Beach’s first and only distillery. The distillery offers tours and tastings of handcrafted rum, moonshine and whiskey in a chic atmosphere. For an extra special experience, plan ahead and attend one of the exciting events like cocktail classes or live music at the distillery.
Cast a line
New Smyrna Beach is home to some of the best saltwater and freshwater fishing in Florida! The area is located on a barrier island between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, which makes it an angler’s paradise. Guys can book a fishing charter with one of the area experts. For a full list of fishing charters and rentals, check out the listing here. For an insider’s tip, once you’ve reeled in your catch of the day, you can take your fish to one of the many area restaurants that offer catch and cook services, where they will prepare your fish for you to enjoy. We recommend heading to Outriggers Tiki Bar and Grille for live music, incredible waterfront views and an amazing preparation of your fresh catch.
Grab a craft beer from a local brewery
No guys' getaway is complete without a trip to a local brewery. For a laid-back local craft beer experience, head to New Smyrna Beach Brewing Company. Located on Canal Street, this brewery serves craft beer in a fun environment. For the sour lovers in the group, we recommend the Pineapple Tang Sour, a refreshing sour made with pineapple and tangerine.
Tee-off at one of the local golf courses
New Smyrna Beach is home to several golf courses perfect for a guy’s getaway outing. Head to Cypress Head Golf Club in Port Orange for easy to hit fairways, comfortable approach shots and generous greens. The classic design at the course offers versatility and challenge and excitement for men of all skill levels.
Surfs Up in NSB
New Smyrna Beach is well-known as being one of the best surfing destinations, offering some of the finest wave action on the Eastern Seaboard. Suring is a favorite pastime for the locals and you can often ask them for the scoop on where to catch the best waves. The area is perfect for surfers of all ages and skill levels. With rock ledges four to five miles offshore, the wave breaks are plentiful but swimmers are protected from dangerous undertows. Beginners love New Smyrna Beach because they can learn the sport in safe waters. There are also several outfitters in the area that offer surf lessons, a great activity for bonding with your boys!
For more information on New Smyrna Beach, and to plan your next guy’s getaway, please visit www.visitnsbfl.com.