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These top beach drinks are the best iconic cocktails for sipping in the sand…or when you’re dreaming of sun.

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Looking for fruity drinks for enjoying in the sand or sipping by the pool? Or simply dreaming of sun? Either way, we’ve got you covered! Here are all the top beach drinks for sipping with your toes in the water. These are all the classic tropical drinks (Pina Colada, Mojito, Daiquiri), but made the classic way: the right ingredients and no shortcuts! These drinks are deliciously sweet tart and icy, sweetened just enough to make beachside sipping delightful. Ready to get started?

And now…the best beach drinks you need now!

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Bahama Mama

Best Beach Drinks (Bahama Mama & More!)

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


This Bahama Mama recipe is a fruity beach drink full of coconut and pineapple flavor! Serve it up frozen or on the rocks.


  • ½ ouncegrenadine syrup
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1 ounces coconut rum
  • ½ ounce lime juice
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 cup ice


  1. Single drink, frozen: Add the grenadine to the bottom of a highball or hurricane glass. Blend the dark rum, coconut rum, lime juice, pineapple juice, and ice in a blender until a slushy texture forms. Pour the blended mix slowly over the grenadine. Garnish with pineapple or lime wedges.
  2. Single drink, on the rocks: Add ice to a glass (you can also use crushed ice). Pour in the dark rum, coconut rum, lime juice, and pineapple juice, and stir gently. Pour the grenadine into center of the drink and it will sink to the bottom.
  3. Pitcher variation (4 drinks): Blend ½ cup dark rum, ½ cup coconut rum, ¼ cup lime juice, 1 ½ cups pineapple juice and 4 cups ice in a blender until a slushy texture forms. Place 1 tablespoon grenadine in each cup, and pour in the blended mixture.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

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About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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  1. Sonja Overhiser says:

    Let us know if you have any questions!