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!

Yield: around 750 ml

How to Blend the Perfect Tropical Watermelon Smoothie

Tropical Watermelon Smoothies in tall glasses

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.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk (full-fat for extra creaminess)
  • 1/2 frozen banana (optional, for extra thickness)
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • Squeeze of fresh lime
  • Handful of ice cubes


  1. Toss all ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth and frosty.
    Add a splash of water if needed for desired consistency.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 130Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 7mgCarbohydrates: 16gFibre: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 2g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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