By Rachelle Lucas

Just in time for summer, Florida Beach Bar ( released its annual list of Top 10 Best Florida Beach Bars.

There were nearly 250 beach bars in Florida vying to make the list with more than 15,000 beach enthusiasts casting online votes for their favorites.  

Factors for voting included proximity to the beach or water, food, drinks, live music, outside seating, ambiance, parking, view, sunset, boat access, friendly staff, and more -- all things that sound like a recipe for the perfect vacation to me

beach bars in Florida - Boston on the Beach Delray, FL

Dining on the beach and fun tiki bars.

- Boston's On The Beach

Among the winners, Boston's On The Beach in Delray Beach is planning a celebration for their win on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. Definitely go and check them out; their outdoor tiki bar and beach with casual seating can’t be beat.

Boston's also has live entertainment throughout the week including reggae, blues, rock, contemporary, and country music. And they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week with varied menu that changes seasonally, so there are plenty of reasons to visit this winner.

You can view the 2015 Top 10 Best Florida Beach Bar list at Since I've only been to two of these beach bars, I think it's the perfect excuse to plan a summer road trip.To Delray Beach and enjoy all the fun while having an amazing summer cocktail!

For this and other tips on best bars and nightlife, go to VISIT FLORIDA's official restaurants guide and discover the great beach bars in Florida.