6 Simple Cocktails that Will Transport You To Paradise

Whether you're going away for the weekend or having a staycation, these simple drinks will freshen up your normal routine and make you feel as spoiled as if you were on vacation. Cheers!

 
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Photo Credit: Jelly Toast

A tropical twist on the mojito is as simple as adding some freshly chopped pineapple. This drink is especially light and fruity with a touch of minty freshness, making it the perfect afternoon cocktail.

 
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Photo Credit: Drizzle and Drip

This tequila based drink screams Cabo. You can simplify it down to the essentials - grapefruit soda and tequila - or add a little lime juice and agave syrup if you're trying to be a true mixologist. On the rocks its cool, fizzy goodness is an instant refresher.

 
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

What better way to cool down than with an adult version of a summer classic? Even better, this drink only needs three simple ingredients: ice, frozen lemonade concentrate, and coconut rum!

 
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Photo Credit: Kirbie Cravings

Practically juice, this fruity mix of iced tea, wine and mixed fruit is simple to make, and you can change it up depending on your mood. Put a new spin on this drink with flavored iced tea or unique fruit.

 
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Photo Credit: All Recipes

A little more complicated, but oh so worth it, this vibrant drink will take you back to all those times you were lounging on the beach drinking a sweet, sweet cocktail. 

 
Photo Credit: My Gourmet Connection

Photo Credit: My Gourmet Connection

Also a versatile drink, this recipe calls for vodka, orange juice, and grenadine. Add flavored vodka like strawberry to make it ultra fruity, or change the liquor to tequila or rum for a completely new flavor.