Here’s the Best Watermelon Margarita Recipe to Sip Poolside [Video]

This watermelon margarita is everything you need, bright (both in color and in flavor), refreshing, hydrating, and oh-so-easy. Learn to make a surprisingly easy watermelon margarita recipe that’s bound to be your new poolside bestie. Watch the video now.

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In terms of flavor, we went for it with this watermelon margarita recipe. But you won’t believe how easy it is to make. Margaritas have gotten downright experimental in recent years, with creative additions like cilantro and mezcal (if you aren’t familiar with mezcal, read Here’s Why Wellness Warriors Are Sipping on Mezcal, and consider subbing mezcal for tequila in this recipe).

We adore watermelon because it’s one of the most hydrating foods around, making it perfect for hot sweaty days. On a watermelon kick like we are? Bump up the adult fun with vodka-infused watermelon (YUM), then end the day right with this super fun recipe for Chocolate Dipped Watermelon Pops

Here’s How to Make this Watermelon Margarita Recipe

 Our favorite margarita twist? Watermelon, the ultimate summer refreshment.

Sip This Margarita Recipe Poolside

watermelon margaritas with mint via Organic Authority

This margarita variation is perfect for a hot day, and it can be whipped up in seconds. Watch the video to learn how to make three thirst-quenching watermelon recipes—including the perfect watermelon margarita! Use your leftover watermelon to make a Watermelon Arugula Mint Feta Salad with a fresh, peppery bite, and a Homemade Watermelon Sorbet with just three healthy ingredients.

Watermelon Recipes for Hot Weather

two watermelon margaritas with a striped towel and lime via Organic Authority

Avoiding alcohol? We’ve got you! You’re going to love how easy it is to make—and drink—our Watermelon Agua Fresca. It’s way more thirst-quenching than a sports drink, and it’s a great choice for a picnic or party because it’s super easy to make a big batch. 

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On the hunt for something to serve with your new favorite summery cocktail? This uplifting margarita would be right at home with our Grilled Whole Chipotle Chicken and Southern Sweet Corn Succotash. Give these recipes a try at your next barbecue. 

After you sip your watermelon margarita, let us know what you thought of the recipe in the comments below. We love hearing from our community—did you put your own spin on it? Do tell!

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10 min. Prep
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10 min. Total
4 Servings



  1. Start by chopping watermelon and placing it into a blender.
  2. Blend until a liquid forms.
  3. Grab a cocktail glass and line with sugar or salt (optional).
  4. Add ice and one shot of tequila to the glass.
  5. Pour in blended watermelon.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge and mint. 

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