The 10 Best Tropical Drinks You Can Get at Disney
The Disney parks in Florida and California are pure fantasy. But just because you’re on a Disney property doesn’t mean you have to be in a purely Disney mindset. After escaping the world by immersing yourself in all things Disney, you can get into a tropical groove, thanks to a strong lineup of tiki drinks served at bars in and around the parks. Here are the 10 best tropical drinks you can find at Disney properties.
Shrunken Head Zombie at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Orlando
Three different rums make this a bonafide tiki drink. There’s dark rum, reserve rum and an 8-year-old rum mixed into the zombie mug along with tropical juice and cinnamon. The shrunken head gets to go home with you after you’re done.
Pina CoLAVA at the Walt Disney World Resort Pool Bars, Orlando
If you like Piña Coladas and getting caught by the Walt Disney World Resort pool bar, this one is for you. It’s made with rum, Piña Colada mix and raspberry mix.
Glow-Tini at Walt Disney World Resort Lounges, Orlando
There’s just something special about a blue cocktail. The Glow-Tini is made with citrus vodka, peach schnapps, blue curaçao and pineapple juice. A sugared rim sweetens it even more, and a Glow Cube (a square that looks somewhat like a glimmering ice cube) makes the drink shine—literally. Bonus: After you finish your drink, the Glow Cube is all yours.
Cool Headed Monkey at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar in Disney Springs, Orlando
Jock Lindsey’s is the place to be for tiki-loving Disney fans. The bar is decked out like a scene from Indiana Jones, if Indiana Jones had a full-on tiki setup. Served in a souvenir monkey head mug, the Cool Headed Monkey is made with rum, tangerine liqueur, watermelon, and pineapple and lime juices.
HippopotoMai-Tai at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Orlando
You can’t drink like Trader Sam while riding the Jungle Cruise, but you can do it afterward. This cocktail is inspired by the moment on the Jungle Cruise when the hippopotamus emerges from the water, and it’s made with dark rum, superior rum, orange curaçao, almond liqueur, agave nectar and lime juice.
Reggie’s Revenge at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar in Disney Springs, Orlando
Jock Lindsey isn’t only about Cool Headed Monkeys. The bar also serves cocktails on tap, like the Reggie’s Revenge. It comes in a custom, bubbling dispenser and is made with orange vodka, Midori, cranberry juice and lime juice.
Konk Kooler at Castaway Cay on the Disney Cruise Line
There’s nothing like sipping tiki drinks surrounded by the crystal clear waters of the Bahamas, fresh off the Disney cruise ship. The Konk Kooler is made with spiced dark rum, passion fruit-orange-guava juice, coconut cream and pineapple juice.
Shrunken Zombie Head at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar in Disneyland Hotel, Los Angeles
If the Shrunken Zombie Head looks enticing but you’re only on the west coast, you’re in luck. Trader Sam’s in Disneyland has a Shrunken Zombie Head take with reserve and aged rums, tropical juices, and cinnamon.
Uh-OA at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar in the Disneyland Hotel, Los Angeles
What would tropical drinking be without shareable cocktails? The Uh-OA is recommended for two—for good reason. It’s made with light and dark rums, passion fruit-orange-guava juice, pineapple, grapefruit juice, Falernum, cinnamon, and lime juice.
Krakatoa Punch at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar in the Disneyland Hotel, Los Angeles
Krakatoa is a volcanic island in Indonesia, but you don’t have to travel that far to get a taste. This volcano-themed cocktail is made with reserve and spiced rums, almond syrup, and hibiscus grenadine.