Tropical Watermelon Smoothies in tall glasses

Sun-Kissed Watermelon Smoothie: A Tropical Getaway in Your Glass

Calling all sunshine lovers!
This watermelon smoothie is more than just a drink; it’s a mini vacation for your taste buds.
Forget grainy, pre-packaged sweetness.
This recipe captures the essence of summer with fresh, juicy watermelon, creamy coconut milk, and a hint of ginger for a touch of tropical fire.

So ditch the store-bought stuff and whip up this vibrant concoction in minutes.
Your taste buds (and Instagram feed) will thank you!

Tropical Watermelon Smoothies in tall glasses

How to Blend the Perfect Tropical Watermelon Smoothie

Shane Lowry
Indulge in the refreshing and tropical flavours of a sun-kissed watermelon smoothie.
This easy-to-make recipe will transport you to a tropical getaway with every sip.

It's the perfect way to beat the heat and enjoy the sweetness of summer.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Mix It Up: Creative Beverage Recipes to Try
Cuisine New Zealand, Australia
Calories 130 kcal


  • 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • ½ cup coconut milk full-fat for extra creaminess
  • ½ frozen banana optional, for extra thickness
  • ½ inch fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • Squeeze of fresh lime
  • Handful of ice cubes


  • Toss all ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth and frosty.
    Add a splash of water if needed for desired consistency.
  • Pour into your favourite glass and garnish with a lime wedge, fresh mint leaves, or a sprinkle of toasted coconut.


  • Use the ripest watermelon you can find for the sweetest flavour.
  • Freeze your banana chunks beforehand for an even thicker and creamier smoothie.
  • Feeling adventurous? Add a scoop of vanilla protein powder or a handful of spinach for a hidden veggie boost.
  • Don't have fresh ginger? A pinch of ground ginger will do in a pinch.
  • Leftover smoothie? Freeze it in popsicle molds for a delightful summer treat!

Serving suggestions:

  • Enjoy this smoothie as a refreshing breakfast on a hot day.
  • Sip it poolside for a tropical vacation vibe.
  • Blend up a batch for a fun and healthy after-school snack.
  • Make it a protein powerhouse by adding your favourite nut butter or seeds.


This Sun-Kissed Watermelon Smoothie is more than just a drink; it's a taste of summer, a burst of energy, and a reminder that healthy can be delicious.
So grab your blender, gather your ingredients, and get ready to blend your way to a tropical escape – all from the comfort of your own kitchen.
Keyword tropical watermelon smoothie

1 Comment

  1. 5 stars
    This drink is perfect for the whole family and so easy to make. I love it

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