Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
Feeling thirsty? Well, you're in luck. On Alabama's beaches, we have several cocktails that not only taste great but also look fabulous in front of the camera. You’ll find some of the most Insta-worthy cocktails at the restaurants in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Sip on these delicious drinks during your next beach vacation, and snap a pic or two!
1. GTs - Tropic Thunder
There are few drinks that are more refreshing than a cold mojito on a warm summer day. At The Gulf in Orange Beach, their Blackberry Mojito is served with fresh blackberries, mint and lime in a crystal clear glass. Both delicious and Insta-worthy, it was a no brainer to put this cocktail on our list.
2. Foodcraft - Gulf of Mojito
Few drinks are more refreshing than a cold mojito on a warm summer day. At Foodcraft at The Lodge, the Gulf of Mojito contains Malibu rum, ginger syrup, pineapple juice, Coco Real, blue curaçao, lime, and mint. This gorgeous drink captures the vibrant colors of a coastal sunset and the turquoise waters of the Gulf.
3. Playa - Pink Pineapple
Did someone say "tequila"? Playa, located at Sportsman Marina in Orange Beach, is well-known as one of the best spots to get a sensational meal and an equally impressive Instagram photo. But the restaurant’s Pink Pineapple, crafted with tequila, vodka, fresh cactus pear, and pomegranate, is the icing on the cake!
4. Zeke's - Rip Tide
At Zeke's Restaurant in Orange Beach, you'll find the Rip Tide, one of the prettiest cocktails on the island. This sunset in a cup features Malibu rum, peach schnapps, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice. Not only does this drink look good, but it tastes fantastic too. Grab one from the outside bar and enjoy sipping by the water.
5. Pink Pony Pub - Bob Marley
What do you get when you mix strawberry, piña colada, banana, melon, orange, and two types of rum? A delicious drink, mon! Pink Pony Pub's Bob Marley is the perfect blend of coconut rum, dark rum, and fresh fruity flavors. It even comes in a signature Pink Pony souvenir glass, so you can take your memories of this amazing drink home with you.
6. Coastal - Mint Condition
Light and refreshing but bursting with vibrant colors, the Mint Condition at COASTAL Orange Beach is a terrific choice for a drink that's both tasty and photo-worthy. Crafted with Empress Gin, St. Germain, pineapple juice, lemon-lime soda, and mint, this cocktail is just what you need to
7. High Tide - Pink Flamingo
High Tide Daiquiris & Mimosas offers lots of heavenly and eye-catching cocktails and mocktails, but one of our favorites is the Pink Flamingo. This dazzling mimosa is made with champagne and strawberry lemonade and served with edible pink glitter around the rim. Can you picture a cuter drink?
8. Burro Azul - Rip Current
This stunnning blue drink from Burro Azul is as gorgeous as our turquoise waters! The Rip Current is crafted with Altos tequila, limoncello, blue curaçao, agave nectar, and squeezed lemon. It's the perfect pairing for a yummy plate of tacos, sizzling fajitas, or an order of fresh guacamole!
9. LuLu’s - Bushwacker
We can’t talk about cocktails without mentioning bushwackers! While many local restaurants and bars serve this creamy concoction, you’ll find one of the best looking (and tasting) at LuLu’s. LuLu’s creates its bushwackers with a special blend of vanilla ice cream, coffee liqueur, and Cruzan coconut rum and serves them in a signatures cup with chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and a cherry on top. It’s a picture perfect drink!
Ready to sip by the sand? Find more great beach drinks during happy hour, or make your way through our bushwacker trail!