Looking for a taste of the tropics? These 15+ coconut rum cocktails have you covered. From easy two ingredient coconut rum drinks to layered frozen cocktails. You’re sure to find a perfect, tasty tropical sipper you will love.
Coconut rum, like Malibu and other brands, is a clear white rum that has coconut flavors added in. It tends to be smooth, sweet and tropical tasting.
We have hand selected this list of the best coconut rum cocktails based on the following criteria: overall flavor profile, ease to make, and refreshing taste. So, keep on scrolling to find your favorite tropical sipper.
Mixed Drinks with Coconut Rum
These mixed drinks with coconut rum are tropical and often times bright in colors like blues and pinks.
Tropical, fizzy and light citrus flavors all stirred up into this electric smurf cocktail. This sweet and tropical drink is great for summer days.
Why it’s good: it uses just four ingredients and takes only a few minutes to stir up. It’s bright blue color makes it a great centerpiece drink.
Jamaican Me Crazy
A Jamaican me crazy cocktail is a pretty pink-ish colored drink. It is sweet, smooth and full of tropical and banana flavors.
Why it’s good: this refreshing and tropical drink is packed full of several fruity flavors. This can easily be made by the pitcher for celebrations.
Sweet citrus, peach and coconut are the flavors you will get with this pink panther drink. And, not surprisingly based on it’s name it is a pretty pink, almost red color.
Why it’s good: it is a sweet and refreshing drink. It’s bright color makes it fun to serve at get togethers.
Call a Cab
This call a cab cocktail is a fun mix of fruity flavors like banana, citrus, and peach. And, of course, it has hints of coconut mixed in as well.
Why it’s good: this one has several ingredients in it, but there’s no fancy techniques used so it is fast and easy to make.
Fat Hooker Cocktail
A fat hooker cocktail is a pretty, bright orange drink. It is full of fruit and coconut flavors and is quite refreshing.
Why it’s good: it only uses four simple ingredients, so it is super fast and easy to make. You can shake this one up in under 5 minutes.
Fizzy, light and full of melon and pineapple flavors, this cactus juice cocktail is a refreshing and fun drink. It’s bright green color makes it an eye catcher.
Why it’s good: with just 5 ingredients, you can have this one ready in about 5 minutes. Easily make it as a big batch to serve for large parties or celebrations.
Creamy and smooth, this funky monkey cocktail is full of fruity flavors like banana and pineapple. This drink is great for summer parties and hot days.
Why it’s good: it’s sweet and refreshing. It only uses a few ingredients and can easily be made in just a few minutes.
A malibu sunrise is a sweet drink that has hints of coconut, pineapple and orange flavors. It is one of several “sunrise” drinks, aptly named after the colors in the drink.
Why it’s good: it has a pretty gradient color of red to orange. It’s layered colors make it great to serve as a centerpiece drink at parties.
Coconut Rum Shots
These shots with coconut rum range from simple two ingredient shots to more elaborate shots.
Ninja Turtle Shots
Ninja turtle shots are fun and bright green drinks that get colored sugar rims to match the colors of the heroes in a half shell. They are sweet, fruity and tropical flavored.
Why it’s good: they are super easy to shake up with just three ingredients. Great for serving at parties.
Surfer on Acid
This surfer on acid shot is full of a combination of tropical fruit flavors and licorice. It’s a great shot to try on hot summer days.
Why it’s good: it uses just three ingredients and can be shaken up in just a few minutes. You can easily shake up a large amount to have shots for a whole party.
Blue Balls Shot
A blue balls shot, is not surprisingly a neon blue colored shot. It has a light, refreshing citrus and tropical flavor.
Why it’s good: it’s bright blue color makes it a fun drink for parties. It’s a great flavor for summer days and it’s name makes it fun for events like bachelorette parties.
Panty Dropper Shot
This light pink panty dropper shot is a fun and easy drink to make. It has a complex flavor profile with hints of vodka, gin, cranberry and more.
Why it’s good: it has a pretty color and refreshing flavor profile. It is a light drink making it nice for sipping.
Martinis & More
Here you will find martinis with coconut rum and other coconut rum drinks like 2 ingredient highballs.
This hypnotiq martini is a blue-ish green drink. It has a sweet, refreshing and tropical flavor great for sipping poolside.
Why it’s good: takes just three ingredients which means that you can shake this up in 3 minutes or less. It’s easy to make a large pitcher to serve at parties and celebrations.
Miami Vice Drink
This fun miami vice drink is like a 2 in 1 frozen cocktail. It is one part pina colada swirled in with one part frozen strawberry daquiri.
Why it’s good: it has a fun and bright swirled look with red and white/yellow colors. It’s full of fruity summer flavors of pineapple and strawberry.
Rum & Coke
A coconut rum and coke is a sweet, fizzy and delicious cocktail. The light coconut flavor of the rum mingles well with the sweet bite of the soda.
Why it’s good: with just two ingredients, you can stir this one together in about 2 minutes. It’s great for casual sipping occasions.
Rum & Sprite
Though you can use any type of rum in a rum and sprite, coconut rum is a nice flavor choice. The resulting drink is light, clear and has a hint of tropical flavor.
Why it’s good: super easy to make with just two ingredients. You can easily adjust the ratio of rum to soda to make it heavier or lighter on alcohol.