It's time to stock up on cocktail umbrellas.

By F&W Editors
Updated June 28, 2017
Daiquiri. Photo © Lucas Allen.

Just because you're not in Cancun, doesn't mean you can't enjoy a spring break cocktail (or two). From a classic margarita to an upgraded version of Sex on the Beach, here are nine fantastic ways to bring the party to you.

1. Mai Tai

Why not make a classic Mai Tai for the mother that really needs a vacation - yes, right this very minute - but may not be able to take one. You might just want to garnish it with a tiny paper umbrella.
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Everyone should know how to make this classic rum cocktail.

2. Mojito

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A great mojito can transport you to the tropics no matter where you are.

3. In-Sandíary

This cocktail's name is a play on both the Spanish word for watermelon, sandía, and "incendiary," referring to the peppery tequila and the spicy ancho chile rim.

4. Margarita

Nothing says spring break like this classic cocktail.

5. Peach Donkey

This is a slightly more sophisticated version of Sex on the Beach.

6. Daiquiri

Daiquiri. Photo © Lucas Allen.

Daiquiris often mean frozen drinks flavored with commercial sour mix and cheap rum. Mixologist Leo Robitschek loves introducing people to the real deal: "They're shocked that three simple ingredients can create such a complex drink."

7. Rum Punch

This recipe is easy to multiply for crowds. To ensure that a large batch stays chilled without becoming watery, serve it in a punch bowl set in a larger bowl of crushed ice.

Throw a spring break bash at home with this awesome punch recipe, which is easy to multiply for crowds.

8. Zombie

Dad will love this tiki-inspired rum cocktail.

Dad will love this tiki-inspired rum cocktail.

Velvet Falernum, an almond-and-lime flavored liqueur stars in this potent tiki drink.

9. Gone Native

Guava juice give this awesome gin cocktail a tropical feel.

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