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Drinking Your Way Through The Bahamas: Your Guide to The Best Cocktails this Summer

It’s summertime and the Bahamas are calling! This is your chance to enjoy relaxation, white-sand beaches, cocktails and wait for it… more cocktails. Drink your way through the Bahamas this summer and experience all the culture, flavor and adult beverages the islands have to offer. We’ll cheers to that. 


Bahama Mama

One of the most popular drinks in the Bahamas, this fruity, rum-based beverage will give you an authentic taste of the islands. Served over ice or as a slushie, this cocktail is a must-have. Fun fact: one of the main ingredients is a coffee liqueur, perfect for that extra buzz! 

The Painkiller

Leave all your worries and stress behind with The Painkiller. Featuring rum, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, orange juice and nutmeg, this drink will have you feeling refreshed and relaxed after a day in the crystal blue water. Take it from us, this fruity cocktail is best enjoyed lounging in a beach-side hammock listening to our perfect summer playlist.

Sky Juice

Calling all gin lovers—this one’s for you! This sweet drink includes ingredients like cinnamon, nutmeg and evaporated milk. Usually served in a coconut, this summertime treat is picture perfect. 

Rum Runner

You guessed it, more rum! Easy to make and even easier to drink, Rum Runners typically include blackberry liqueur, banana liqueur and grenadine. Pro tip: Order it frozen for an instant cool down from the hot Bahamian sun. Yum!

Goombay Smash

Island-style tropical punch, anyone? The original Goombay Smash can be found at Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar and Restaurant in the Abacos. Although this tropical cocktail is prepared with a top-secret family recipe, we are sure of three ingredients: coconut, pineapple and, of course, rum. Bottom’s up. 

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Martini

Yes, you read that right—you can have your cake and drink it too! Doubling as a dessert, this cocktail is made with vanilla vodka, pineapple juice and grenadine. End your vacation on a sweet note with a plate of local cuisine and this Martini!


You won’t find a shortage of delicious adult beverages around the islands, but always remember to drink responsibly! P.S. Ask your Mast Charters crew to whip up their versions of these cocktails whenever you want ‘em! 


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