Best Island Cocktail Recipes for Summer

Picture this: Beach, sun, vacation, no stress, no problems.

All you need is a drink in your hand. When you’re on vacation there is nothing better than an ice cold island cocktail. And, with all the fresh fruit in The British Virgin Islands you can’t go wrong with something fruity. These are our three favorite island cocktail recipes that are easy to whip up and even easier to drink.

1. Beachcomber

1 1/2 oz light rum

1/2 oz triple sec

1/2 oz lime juice

1 dash maraschino liqueur

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes,  Shake well, Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

2. Island girl


8 ounces (1 cup)

Cranberry juice cocktail

8 ounces (1 cup) vodka

4 ounces (½ cup) ginger ale

2 ounces (¼ cup)

fresh lime juice in a large pitcher.

Stir together. Pour into ice-filled glasses, and garnish with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.

3. Passion Honey Shandy



2-3 oz. Piton lager beer

2 oz. Grey Goose vodka

3 oz. passionfruit juice

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

1/2 tsp. honey

Mint leaves

Mix beer, vodka and passionfruit juice in a shaker with lime and honey. Strain and serve in a pilsner or pint glass over ice, then garnish with fresh mint leaves.

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