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Photo by Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

11 Tasty Drinks to Try in Aruba

Love a good cocktail? Get inspired with this list of 11 must-try drinks, and indulge your taste buds to some intoxicating treats while you’re in Aruba.

Ready, Set, Go…or rather: shake, pour, and sip!

1. Melon Popsicle

Cocktail Components: Rum, Blue Curacao, Passion Fruit, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Soda, & Melon Liqueur

Bartenders on Duty from: 7.30 AM – 10.00 PM, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s):  12.00 PM – 1.00 PM, 4.00 PM – 6.00 PM, & 9.00 PM-10.00 PM, Daily

2. Da’ Killer Blue Whale

Cocktail Components: Coconut Rum, Blueberry Vodka, Lemonade and a 190-Proof Bite

Bartenders on Duty from: 11.00 AM – Midnight, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 4.00 PM – 7.00 PM, Daily

3. Blueberry Bramble

Blueberry Bramble-Photo by Craft
Photo by Craft

Cocktail Components: Gin, Strawberry Liqueur, and Fresh Blueberry Syrup

Bartenders on Duty from: 8.00 AM – 1.00 AM, Sunday – Thursday & 8.00 AM – 3.00 AM, Friday – Saturday
*Happy Hour Time(s): 7.00 PM – 10.00 PM, Daily

4. Fire

Cocktail Components: Whiskey, Fresh Lemon Juice, Homemade Local Bay Leaf Syrup and Torched Crème Brûlée Top

Bartenders on Duty from: 6.00 PM – 6.00 AM, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 10.00 PM – 11.00 PM, Daily

5. Rainbox Sangria

Rainbox Sangria - drinks aruba -Photo by The West Deck
Photo by The West Deck

Cocktail Components: White Sangria, Blue Curacao, Coconut Cream and Strawberry Daiquiri

Bartenders on Duty from: 10.30 AM – 11.00 PM, Daily

6. Pelican-rita

Pelican-rita drink in aruba -Photo by The Pelican Nest Seafood & Grill Bar
Photo by The Pelican Nest Seafood Grill – available at their Pier Bar

Cocktail Components: Tequila, Triple Sec, Grand Marnier Floater, Citrus Juices, Blue Grenadine and Beer

Bartenders on Duty from: 9.00 AM – 9.00 PM, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 4.00 PM -6.00 PM, Daily

7. Purple Rain

Purple Rain drink - Photo by Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts
Photo by Bucuti & Tara Beach Resortsavailable at their SandBar

Cocktail Components: Rum, Vodka, Triple Sec, Gin, Blue Curacao, Sprite and Grenadine

Bartenders on Duty from: 11.00 AM – Midnight, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 4.00 PM – 6.00 PM & 9.00 PM – 10.00 PM, Daily

8. Cuban Mojitos

Cocktail Components: Classic Mojitos made with Rum Palmera, a local rum, and Premium Mojitos made with Bacardi

Bartenders on Duty from: 7.00 AM – 11.00 PM, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 4.00 PM – 7.00 PM

9. Ocean Drop

Photo by Bugaloe

Cocktail Components: Vodka, Blue Curacao and Lime Juice

Bartenders on Duty from: 7.30 AM – Midnight, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 5.00 PM – 6.00 PM & 10.00 PM – 11.00 PM, Daily

10. White Sangria

Cocktail Components: “Lara’s secret Azia inspired sangria recipe” – as stated on AZIA Restaurant & Lounge’s Dinner & Wine Menu

Bartenders on Duty from: 6.00 PM – Midnight, Sunday – Thursday & 6.00 PM – 1.00 AM, Friday – Saturday

11. Golden Shell

Golden Shell-Photo by Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino
Photo by Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino  – available at their Blue Bar

Cocktail Components: A frozen cocktail with a refreshing twist. The name itself is inspired by Aruban history: “Popular belief links Aruba’s name with the Spanish phrase “Oro Huba” which means ‘there used to be gold’…We prefer “Ora Ouba” meaning ‘Shell Island’” – @renaruba

Bartenders on Duty from: 10.00 AM – Midnight, Daily
*Happy Hour Time(s): 4.30 PM – 6.00 PM, Daily

Hope you enjoy checking off this MUST-TRY drinks checklist.

Cheers! 🍹

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*Please note: not all ‘Happy Hour Time(s)’ include the featured cocktail. We would advise to contact the venue directly for more info pertaining to their happy hour specifics.