There’s nothing better than relaxing on the deck of a gorgeous yacht, soaking up the afternoon sun and sipping on tasty, refreshing cocktails.
All your worries drift away and it’s just you, your friends and family, the soft sound of the waves and the gorgeous coastal scenery.
Pure paradise bliss.
Here at Zizoo, we believe the summer sailing holiday is incomplete without the accompaniment of delicious food and drinks. So, to help you out, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 summer cocktail recipes.
Now all you have to do is book a boat and get shakin’!
Preparation: Place lime and sugar in a glass and muddle (use a wooden spoon if you don’t have a muddler). Fill the glass with crushed ice and pour in the cachaça. Garnish with a lime slice.
Preparation: Spread the salt onto a plate, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge and dip the rim into the salt to make it stick to the edge. Shake the tequila, cointreau, lime juice and ice until cold, and strain the cocktail into the glass over ice. Garnish with a lime slice.
Preparation: Shake all the ingredients (except the dark rum and mint sprig) in a cocktail shaker, strain into a glass over ice and float the dark rum onto the top. Garnish with the mint.
Preparation: Muddle the cucumber, lemon and orange wedges in a chilled glass. Pour in the Pimm’s and soda and stir to combine. Top the glass with ice and garnish with the lemon twist.
Preparation: Add all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Mix well and strain into a tall glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange wedge.
Preparation: Put all the ingredients into a shaker and add ice. Shake well and strain into a tall glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a cherry and a pineapple wedge.
Preparation: Fill a tall glass with ice and add the limoncello and gin. Top with the club soda and stir. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Preparation: Fill a glass halfway with ice cubes and pour in the gin. Rub the lime wedges around the rim of the glass, squeeze some drops into the gin and add to the glass. Top with the tonic, stir and serve.
Preparation: Shake all the ingredients (except the blue curacao) together, pour into a tall glass and float the blue curacao over the top.
Preparation: Muddle the lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a tall glass. Fill the glass halfway with ice and add the rum. Throw in the squeezed lime shell and top with club soda.
Preparation: In a tall glass, muddle the simple syrup, grapefruit juice and rosemary. Add the rum and fill the glass with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
Mouths watering yet? Feeling a little parched?
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