9 Spring Break Cocktails to Sip on While Soaking up the Sun

9 Best Spring Break Cocktails

It's that time of year again, when the sun is shining, the weather is warm, and college students everywhere are gearing up for Spring Break.

Whether you're headed to the beach, the mountains, or somewhere in between, there's one thing that's sure to make your vacation even better: a refreshing drink in your hand.

But with so many options out there, it can be hard to know what to choose.

Do you go for something fruity and sweet, or something strong and bitter? Should you stick to classic cocktails, or try something new and trendy?

That's where we come in. As a bartender with years of experience serving up drinks to thirsty vacationers, I've seen it all.

I've mixed up countless cocktails, from the classic Margarita to the trendy Aperol Spritz, and I know what works and what doesn't.

So in this post, we're going to take a look at some of the best Spring Break Cocktail recipes out there.

We'll talk about what makes a great vacation drink, and we'll share some of our favorite recipes that are sure to please even the pickiest of drinkers.

So whether you're getting ready to hit the beach or just looking for a refreshing drink to enjoy on a lazy afternoon, read on for some inspiration and ideas.

Cheers to a great Spring Break!

1. Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic

Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic

Looking for a refreshing and boozy cocktail to enjoy during Spring Break? Look no further than the Strawberry Limeade Gin & Tonic! This twist on a classic summer cooler combines the sweet and tart flavors of strawberry and lime with the refreshing taste of gin and tonic.

The homemade strawberry syrup adds an extra layer of flavor to this already delicious cocktail. Plus, the ice ball filled with fresh strawberries and juniper berries is a fun and impressive addition to any party. Trust us, you won't want to miss out on this tasty sip!

2. Raspberry Lemon Drop

Raspberry Lemon Drop

The Raspberry Lemon Drop is a refreshing and simple cocktail that is perfect for Spring Break. Made with mashed raspberries, fresh lemon juice, and a splash of honey, this drink is a delicious blend of sweet and tart flavors.

A few sprigs of fresh herbs like thyme, mint or basil can be added to make the drink even more special. Whether you're lounging on the beach or sipping it by the fireplace, this cocktail is perfect for any occasion. So, if you're looking for a drink that is easy to make and tastes great, give the Raspberry Lemon Drop a try.

3. Electric Shark Cocktail

Electric Shark Cocktail

If you're looking for a cocktail that will make a splash at your Spring Break party, the Electric Shark Cocktail is a must-try. This vibrant blue drink is made with spiced rum and Blue Curacao, giving it a tropical taste that will transport you to a Caribbean beach.

The addition of ginger beer adds a spicy kick that balances out the sweetness of the other ingredients. The cocktail is garnished with a pineapple leaf, giving it a playful touch that's perfect for a Spring Break celebration. Whether you're lounging on the beach or hosting a Shark Week viewing party, the Electric Shark Cocktail is sure to be a hit.

4. Elderflower, Gin and Prosecco Cocktail

Elderflower, Gin And Prosecco Cocktail

If you're looking for a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail to impress your friends during Spring Break, look no further than the Elderflower, Gin and Prosecco Cocktail. This cocktail is perfect for those who love bubbles and a touch of sweetness. With just five simple ingredients, including gin, elderflower, Prosecco, lime juice, and sugar, this cocktail is sure to be a hit at any party.

The sugar-rimmed martini glass adds an extra touch of elegance to this already sophisticated drink. One sip and you'll be transported to cocktail heaven. Be sure to check out all of the other Champagne and Prosecco cocktails in our article for even more delicious options.

5. Vodka and Club Soda With Lime

Vodka And Club Soda With Lime

Looking for a low-calorie cocktail recipe that's perfect for Spring Break? Look no further than the Vodka and Club Soda with Lime. This refreshing drink is made with just a few simple ingredients – vodka, club soda, and lime juice – and is perfect for sipping on the beach or by the pool.

With no added sugar and a light, refreshing taste, this cocktail is the perfect way to stay hydrated and refreshed while enjoying the sun and sand. So why not give it a try and see for yourself why it's one of the best Spring Break cocktail recipes around?

6. Sand Bucket Cocktail

Sand Bucket Cocktail

The Sand Bucket Cocktail is a unique and fun summer drink that's perfect for Spring Break. It's made with coconut rum, tropical fruit rum, fruit juice, pineapple juice, orange Fanta, and mango hard seltzer, and it's served in a sand bucket with a drink umbrella and neon plastic straw.

The cocktail is customizable and can be garnished with frozen and fresh fruit. Give it a try and add some fun to your Spring Break festivities!

7. Rose Water Ramos Gin Fizz

Rose Water Ramos Gin Fizz

Looking for a frothy, creamy cocktail that's perfect for a date night or a fun night in with friends? Look no further than the Rose Water Ramos Gin Fizz. This classic cocktail gets a twist with the addition of rose water, which changes the entire vibe of the drink.

The frothy texture is achieved with the use of egg white, and a good gin is essential to the recipe. The cocktail is garnished with edible rose petals, making it a beautiful and delicious drink. If you're looking for a cocktail that's easy to make but impressive to serve, the Rose Water Ramos Gin Fizz is a must-try.

8. Sparkling Strawberry Cocktail

Sparkling Strawberry Cocktail

Looking for a refreshing and fizzy cocktail to add to your Spring Break lineup? Look no further than the Sparkling Strawberry Cocktail! This cocktail features a homemade simple syrup flavored with fresh thyme, combined with vodka, fresh strawberries, and soda water or lemon-lime soda. The best part?

It can easily be transformed into a mocktail for those who prefer to skip the alcohol. This cocktail is perfect for sipping on a sunny day, and the combination of fruit and herbs makes for a truly spectacular sip. So, whether you're a mom, soon-to-be mom, or just looking for a delicious drink, give the Sparkling Strawberry Cocktail a try and cheers to Spring Break!

9. Coconut Margarita

Coconut Margarita

If you're looking for a tropical escape in a glass, the Coconut Margarita is the perfect cocktail for your Spring Break. Made with cream of coconut and fresh lime juice, this sweet and tart margarita is full of tropical flavor that will transport you to a beach getaway with just one sip.

The use of reposado tequila gives it a nuanced flavor with hints of vanilla, while the cream of coconut adds the perfect amount of sweetness. The toasted coconut rim adds a fun touch and the fresh lime wedge garnish gives it a pop of color. This refreshing cocktail is easy to make and perfect for sipping by the pool. If you're a fan of pina coladas, you'll love this tropical twist on a classic margarita.