30+ Drinks with Malibu Rum (Recipes)

I LOVE drinks with Malibu Rum–tropical cocktails are tops on my list this summer! I mean, they’re for more than cruise ships, luaus, and beach houses.

From the Piña Colada to the Malibu Sunset–today I share my best Malibu Rum cocktail recipes!

🍹Here are the top Malibu rum cocktails

Pick from my favorite drink recipes made with Malibu rum.

Cheers!

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1. Malibu Piña Colada

My Malibu Rum Piña Colada is an easy drink I make at home with just THREE ingredients! This easy tropical frozen Piña Colada recipe takes me just a few minutes to make.

Easy Recipe: Combine 2 oz Malibu Rum, 2 oz pineapple juice, and 1 oz cream of coconut in a hurricane glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a wedge of pineapple and a maraschino cherry.

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2. Malibu Sunrise

If you haven’t had this fun, fruity Malibu drink before, we’re going to change that!!

Easy Recipe: Build the drink in a highball glass filled with ice. Slowly pour each ingredient in order, allowing them to layer: 2 oz Malibu Rum, 1 oz orange juice, 3 oz pineapple juice, and 1 oz grenadine. The grenadine will sink to the bottom creating a sunset gradient. Garnish with maraschino cherries (or pineapple & lime wedges).

3. Malibu Sunset

The Malibu Sunset is a tropical layered rum drink with colors of a sunset! I LOVE pineapple and it’s a perfect pairing with coconut Malibu rum. 

Easy Recipe: In tall glass with ice, combine 3-4 oz pineapple-orange juice blend, 2 oz Malibu coconut rum. Drizzle ½ oz grenadine. Garnish with pineapple slice and maraschino cherry.

4. Malibu Bay Breeze

With only 3 ingredients the fruity Malibu Bay Breeze cocktail is my new go-to rum drink. I can’t even taste the rum in it!

Easy Recipe: Build the drink in a highball glass filled with ice. Pour in equal parts (2 oz each) of Malibu Rum, pineapple juice, and cranberry juice. The cranberry juice will sink to the bottom, creating a layered effect. Garnish with a lime slices, pineapple wedge, and maraschino cherry.

5. Malibu Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris are what comes to mind when I think of Malibu Rum. This drink can be made with frozen strawberries which are good-for-you right?! 😉.

Easy Recipe: Blend 1 oz Malibu Strawberry Rum, 1/2 oz lime juice, and ¾ oz simple syrup, 1 oz strawberry puree with ice (or 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries). Pour into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lime wedge or strawberry slices.

6. Malibu & Coke

I LOVE rum and Coke! When I want to sit back and relax, this super easy Malibu and Coke recipe is my favorite quick cocktail to make on a summer day.

Easy Recipe: I stir 2 oz of rum and 4 oz of diet cola over plenty of ice. Garnish with lime wedges.

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7. Watermelon Malibu Rum Punch

I make this delicious Watermelon Malibu Rum Punch in minutes for summer parties! I prefer frothy textured punch–but you can also strain it. Never underestimate a watermelon punch bowl to bring a summer party together!

Easy Recipe: Mix 1 cup of watermelon juice, 1 cup of pineapple juice, 1/2 cup of orange juice, 4 oz of Malibu Rum, 3/4 cup of lime juice, and 1/2 cup of sugar in a seedless watermelon. Garnish with lime wedges.

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8. Malibu & Ginger Ale

Malibu and ginger ale are a perfect combo. This riff on the Dark and Stormy has a splash of spicy ginger ale, and a slice of lime.

Easy Recipe: Fill a highball glass with ice and combine 2 oz Malibu Rum, 4 oz ginger ale, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Garnish with lime wedges.

9. Malibu Twisted Pink

I just made this tart Malibu Twisted Pink Cocktail–and it’s SO good!

Easy Recipe: Fill a highball glass with ice and combine 1 oz Malibu Rum, 1 oz grapefruit juice, 1 oz cranberry juice. Garnish with grapefruit and lime wedges.

10. Hawaiian Mimosa

I make Hawaiian Mimosas for Sunday brunch when I want to treat myself. I LOVE them!

Easy Recipe: In a champagne glass, mix 1 oz Malibu Rum, 2 oz cold pineapple juice, and top with cold champagne. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and cocktail cherry.

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11. Malibu and Sprite

Malibu And Sprite

Raise a glass to my quick and refreshingly easy Malibu & Sprite recipe I serve to friends when I’m entertaining!

Easy Recipe: Fill a highball glass with ice. Combine 2 oz Malibu Rum with 4 oz Sprite over ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

12. S*x On A Snowbank

If you love coconut and chocolate like me, this sophisticated martini with creamy, tropical coconut flavor is right up your alley.

Easy Recipe: Blend ice with 1.5 oz Malibu Coconut Rum and 1.5 oz Cream of Coconut. Rim martini glass with chocolate syrup.

13. Malibu Cranberry Lemonade

Looking for an easy drink with Malibu Rum for hangouts with friends? I’ve got you covered. The Malibu Cranberry Lemonade is simple to mix and easy to sip.

Easy Recipe: Fill a highball glass with ice. Combine 2 oz Malibu Rum, 2 oz cranberry juice, and 2 oz lemonade. Stir and garnish with lime wedges.

14. Malibu Spiced Iced Coffee

Sipping this delicious Malibu Spiced Iced Coffee drink makes me feel tropical! My coffee breaks are now mini-vacays! 🌴 

Easy Recipe: In a large glass filled with ice, pour 1 1/2 oz Malibu rum. Add 1 cup slightly cooled strong coffee mixed with 1 tbsp coconut sugar. Pour in 1/4 cup coconut milk. Stir gently. Top with whipped coconut cream, and sprinkle 2 tbsp toasted coconut over the drink.

15. Malibu Sparkling Piña Colada

I plan to take my next summer party or backyard luau to another level with this easy, tropical Malibu Sparkling Piña Colada. T

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1 1/2 oz Malibu Original rum, 1/2 oz pineapple juice, and 1/2 oz cream of coconut. Shake until cold. Add 3 oz sparkling wine to the shaker and gently stir. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge.

16. Malibu Tipsy Mermaid

I sure do love this Malibu Tipsy Mermaid cocktail–and I my Malibu rum drinks list is a great excuse to share this delicious and easy recipe with you all!

Easy Recipe: Fill a glass with ice cubes. Add 1 oz Midori, 1 oz Malibu rum, and 2 oz pineapple juice. Stir well. Slowly pour 1 oz blue curacao over the back of a spoon to create a layered effect. Garnish with lime slice and maraschino cherry. 

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17. Pineapple Malibu Slushie

There’s nothing I love better than a frosty, boozy slushie in the middle of summer. Beat the heat with this refreshing frozen treat, the Pineapple Malibu Slush.

Easy Recipe: In a blender, combine 2 oz Malibu Rum, 2 oz pineapple juice, 1 cup ice, and 5 oz sliced pineapple (from a can). Blend for 1 minute. Pour into a glass and garnish with a fresh pineapple slice. Serve with a spoon.

18. Bahama Mama

I LOVE this is a copy cat of the refreshing Applebee’s Bahama Mama drink with Malibu.

Easy Recipe: Layer the ingredients in a glass in this order–1 ounce of rum, ½ ounce of Malibu coconut rum, ½ ounce of banana liqueur, ½ ounce of grenadine, 1 ounce of pineapple juice, 1 ounce of orange juice, splash of Sprite. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry.

19. Malibu Orange Float

You all know that I love a citrusy cocktail. And I always have vanilla ice cream on hand to make a float when I’m in the mood–or I have unexpected company.  

Easy Recipe: In a tall glass, add 2 large scoops of vanilla ice cream. Pour in 2 oz Malibu Orange Float rum and 2 oz orange soda. Gently stir to combine.

20. Chi Chi

I love tropical drinks and this Malibu Chi Chi cocktail is tops on my list! It’s perfect for luaus, BBQs, or just because.

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1-1/3 oz vodka, 2/3 oz Malibu coconut rum, and 1-1/3 oz milk. Shake well. Strain into a highball glass with ice. Top with pineapple juice and stir. Garnish with a pineapple slice.

21. Malibu & Tonic

My Malibu Tonic recipe uses the classics 1:2 liquor to mixer ratio! It’s super easy to make. In one minute, I’ve got a refreshing coconut rum cocktail that everyone loves!

Easy Recipe: In a lowball glass filled with ice, pour 2 oz Malibu Original rum and 4 oz tonic water. Stir gently to combine. Garnish with a lime wedge and a mint sprig.

22. Malibu Paradise

My Malibu Paradise has only 5 ingredients and is SO easy to make! It’s a STRONG sip! And perfect for the boat, backyard party, or a festive summer night!

Easy Recipe: In a large pitcher, combine 1 cup Malibu rum, 1 cup vodka, 1 cup pineapple juice, and 2 cups cranberry juice. Stir well to mix. Pour over ice in glasses and garnish with a lime wedges.

23. RumChata Malibu Lime and Soda

I officially declare this drink with Malibu rum pure tropical deliciousness! I’d also recommend it for anyone who enjoys Coladas! 

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1 1/2 oz RumChata, 1 1/2 oz Malibu Coconut Rum, and 3/4 oz sweetened lime juice. Shake for 15 seconds. Strain into a tall glass filled halfway with ice. Top with 4 oz club soda. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve with a straw.

24. Pink Pirate Rum Punch

This tropical Pink Pirate Rum punch lets me pretend there are clear blue waters nearby– work waiting on my desk. 

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1/2 oz rum, 1 oz coconut rum, 1 oz banana liqueur, 2 oz cranberry juice, and 2 oz pineapple juice. Shake for 7-10 seconds. Pour into a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with fresh mint and/or pineapple chunks.

25. Malibu Mai Tai

I really enjoy sipping Mai Tai’s and this Malibu recipe won my heart with that first sip.

Easy Recipe: In a glass with ice, combine 2 oz Malibu rum, 1 oz amaretto, 1 oz maraschino cherry juice, 1/2 oz grenadine, 3 oz sweet and sour m ix, and 3 oz pineapple juice. Stir well. Garnish with pineapple wedges, orange, and a maraschino cherry.

26. Malibu Barbie

The color pink was everywhere when the Barbie movie came out. I honestly loved it!! And I’m still here for it.

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1 oz dragon fruit simple syrup and 1.5 oz rosé vodka. Shake for 10 seconds. Pour into a glass filled with ice. Top with sparkling lemonade. Sprinkle with edible glitter and gently stir.

27. Rainbow Paradise

I LOVE the layered rainbow effect in this Malibu rum drink–it’s gorgeous!

Easy Recipe: In a hurricane glass, pour 1 oz grenadine and fill with crushed ice. In a separate cup, mix 4 oz pineapple juice and 2 oz Malibu Coconut Rum, then slowly pour over the ice. In another cup, combine 1 oz water and 1 oz blue curacao. Using the back of a spoon, slowly pour the blue mixture over the yellow layer to create a float. Garnish with a lemon or orange slice. 

28. June Bug

Summer is here, and it’s time to sip a delicious Malibu drink in the shade. I have just that! Cheers!

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1 oz Midori melon liqueur, 1 oz Malibu coconut rum, 1/2 oz banana liqueur (optional), 1 oz sweet-and-sour mix, and 2 oz pineapple juice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice.

29. Malibu Strawberry Lemonade Vodka

Why I love this Malibu rum drink: summery flavors, easy to mix, super smooth!

Easy Recipe: In a large pitcher with ice, combine 1 cup Pink Whitney vodka, 1 cup Strawberry Malibu rum, 1 1/2 cups water, and 12 oz thawed pink lemonade concentrate. Stir well to mix. Serve over ice, garnished with lemon and strawberry slices.

30. Blue Hawaiian

I mean, it’s tiki time somewhere! I like to add orange slices as a garnish–so festive.

Easy Recipe: In a hurricane glass filled with ice, combine 1 oz Malibu Original rum, 1 oz Blue Curaçao, and 2 oz pineapple juice. Stir gently to mix. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and cocktail cherries.

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31. Malibu Limbo Lady

I hope you’ll enjoy this one! The Malibu Limbo Lady features lychee juice–I get mine at my local Asian market or Amazon.

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice cubes, combine 1 oz Malibu rum, 1 oz gin, 1 oz lychee juice, 1/3 oz coconut syrup, and 1 tsp rosewater. Shake well. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice. 

32. Malibu Beach Cocktail

Here’s a brilliant Malibu drink with a deliciously tropical flavor: the Malibu Beach! This cocktail brings the party with it’s refreshing fruity vibes.

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1 oz coconut rum, 2 oz cranberry juice, and 2 oz orange juice. Shake well. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice.

33. Malibu St. Lawrence Lemonade

A friend of mine knows I’m a former bartender and asked me to mix this drink. I served it in a mason jar. I used Stevia as the lemonade sweetener instead of sugar–it was a hit!

Easy Recipe: In a highball glass filled with ice cubes, combine 3/4 oz Malibu Rum, 3/4 oz Absolut Vodka, and 2 1/2 oz lemonade. Stir gently to mix. Garnish with a mint leaf.

34. Malibu Electric Smurf

This Malibu Electric Smurf cocktail is full of tropical flavors of coconut, pineapple and orange. I find beautiful blue drinks so much fun to sip!

Easy Recipe: In a glass with 3 ice cubes, add 1 oz Malibu rum and 1 oz blue curacao. Fill the glass halfway with Sprite and halfway with pineapple juice. Stir gently and serve.

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35. Coconut Snowball

I don’t know about you, but I can never have too much coconut in my Malibu drinks. Yum!! 🥥

Easy Recipe: Rim martini glasses with a mixture of 2 tbsp confectioners sugar and 1 tsp water, then dip in 3 tbsp shredded coconut. In a shaker with ice, combine 6 oz half-and-half, 4 oz coconut rum, 2 oz vanilla vodka, and 2 oz cream of coconut. Shake and strain into prepared glasses.

36. Malibu Bikini Martini

I love how well the Malibu rum coconut flavor works with the pineapple and vodka in this drink. I play with this recipe to add my own garnishes based on my favorite ingredients–like citrus fruits or strawberries as garnishes.

Easy Recipe: Pour 1 oz grenadine into a martini glass. In a shaker with ice, combine 1 oz vodka, 2 oz Malibu rum, and 2 oz chilled pineapple juice. Shake well. Slowly pour the mixture over the back of a spoon into the glass to create layers.

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37. Almond Joy Martini Vodka

I have a feeling I’m going to enjoy mixing this Malibu rum drink. Almond Joys are my favorite chocolate bar! I’m going to try it soon, with a mini Almond Joy garnish!!

Easy Recipe: Rim a martini glass with chocolate syrup and shredded coconut. In a shaker with ice, combine 1 oz Amaretto, 1 oz vodka, 1 oz coconut rum, 1/2 oz Creme de Cacao, and 2 oz half and half. Shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into the prepared glass. Optional: Drizzle extra chocolate syrup inside the glass.

38. Malibu Carribean Cosmo

I’m kind of in love the Cosmopolitan, and Malibu Rum should give it a totally different edge–for an interesting variation on the classic Cosmo!

Easy Recipe: In a shaker with ice, combine 1 oz Malibu Passion Fruit rum, 1 oz Malibu Mango rum, 1 oz Malibu Pineapple rum, and a dash of cranberry juice. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass. Top with a splash of tonic water. Garnish with a lime peel.

More fabulous cocktails

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Cheers!

30+ Drinks With Malibu Rum

30+ Drinks With Malibu Rum

Ingredients

  • Malibu Piña Colada

  • Malibu Sunrise

  • Malibu Sunset

  • Malibu Bay Breeze

  • Malibu Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

  • Malibu & Coke

  • Watermelon Malibu Rum Punch

  • Malibu & Ginger Ale

  • Malibu Twisted Pink

  • Hawaiian Mimosa

  • Malibu and Sprite

  • S*x On A Snowbank

  • Malibu Cranberry Lemonade

  • Malibu Spiced Iced Coffee

  • Malibu Sparkling Piña Colada

  • Malibu Tipsy Mermaid

  • Pineapple Malibu Slushie

  • Bahama Mama

  • Malibu Orange Float

  • Chi Chi

  • Malibu & Tonic

  • Malibu Paradise

  • RumChata Malibu Lime and Soda

  • Pink Pirate Rum Punch

  • Malibu Mai Tai

  • Malibu Barbie

  • Rainbow Paradise

  • June Bug

  • Malibu Strawberry Lemonade Vodka

  • Blue Hawaiian

  • Malibu Limbo Lady

  • Malibu Beach Cocktail

  • Malibu St. Lawrence Lemonade

  • Malibu Electric Smurf

  • Coconut Snowball

  • Malibu Bikini Martini

  • Almond Joy Martini Vodka

  • Malibu Carribean Cosmo

Instructions

  • Choose your favorite drinks with Malibu rum
  • Mix & sip!
Drinks with Malibu Rum

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