Tropical Cocktails

The Best Tropical Cocktails

Basically, one of the best things about holidays is that every hour might be a cocktail o’clock if you want so. But wait a minute, who said you cannot do the same on weekends? In case you have been waiting for approval, then this is your approval! Here is a comprehensive list of some of the best beach cocktails you can easily make for yourself right now. Why not drink like the Caribbean people so you can really experience all the vibrant flavors of tropical island life?


If this is a Friday night and you feel so tired or miserable after a long working week, then you probably might need some anesthesia, as a result, the first cocktail is called “Painkiller” and it is simply amazing. It is very popular in the British Virgin Islands and consists of rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, cream of coconut, and few sprinkles of nutmeg. Do not pour too much rum, so you can enjoy the light and sweet tropical flavors with a hint of something stronger and feel like the beach party is coming for you.

Bahama Mama

Those people who live in northern countries can tell the never-ending stories about how much they miss the sun and warm days during the wintertime. Well, you cannot bring your own sun, but you can get a very sunny and happy mood after drinking the “Bahama Mama” cocktail that tastes like a tropical paradise. There are many different recipes of this typical tropical cocktail, so feel free to make your own variation. The original way includes dark rum, light rum, proof rum, the famous liquor of Kahlúa, fresh lemon juice, and unsweetened pineapple juices. This strong but refreshing tropical taste will make you dance salsa and kiss all the mamacitas around!


The name of the cocktail is already making a hint that is supposed to be really tropical and really dangerous. Well, this cocktail is strong, delicious, and worth the risk. You have to mix up rum, brandy, white wine, freshly squeezed juices of one lemon and one orange, and a little bit of orgeat syrup. Sweet, citrus, and strong – this cocktail perfectly describes those dizzy tropical night full of love stories and adventures.


Would you like to dance the lambada on the beach tonight but there is no courage and no beach? Then you should take a few “Beachcomber” cocktails, go any Latino style bar, and dance until the morning. The experience will be very similar because this cocktail is light and dizzy. Like any other tropical cocktail it includes rum with few drops of Curaçao triple sec, syrup, lime juice, and maraschino liqueur. Shake all the incidents very well, add some ice, and indulge yourself with a flavor that tastes like an ocean breeze.

Beachcomber cocktail
Beachcomber cocktail

Coco Loco

Can you imagine any tropical party without the flavor of coconut? Because we cannot! The last cocktail of this list tastes like a desert and originally came from the Dominican Republic. You will need light rum, cream of coconut, pineapple juice, grenadine, almond liqueur, and milk. If you prefer it to be sweet, then you can use coconut milk instead of regular milk. Invite some friends, put on good reggaeton music, and turn this night into a tropical cruise.

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