Take a trip to the Caribbean with this Coconut Mojito. With intense coconut flavor, light rum, and fresh mint, this fruity cocktail will transport you to a tropical island, relaxing under a cabana, even if you’re chilling in your backyard in a lawn chair!

Mojito in a highball glass on a table.

Do you love a good Piña Colada on a warm summer day? Then you’ll love this delicious Coconut Mojito recipe! Made with coconut water and fresh mint, this tropical drink will quickly become one of your favorite cocktail recipes! We’re huge fans of using fresh ingredients in our cocktails like this Mint Strawberry Crush and Pineapple Margarita!

Because let’s face it, fresh just tastes better. That’s why we’re confident you’ll love this tropical twist on the classic mojito recipe. After the first sip, you’ll wonder why you ever thought twice about settling for traditional mojitos! 

What Is a Coconut Mojito?

Our Coconut Mojito recipe has everything you need for a refreshing summer beverage. For this easy recipe, we muddle our fresh mint in the bottom of a tall glass. Then, we pour the white rum, but you can also use coconut rum if you like.

Then, we fill the glass with pineapple juice and top it with coconut water for a tropical spin. The last thing we do to make this coconut cocktail is top it with fresh ice and give it a stir! Voila! You’ve got a delicious tropical drink that tastes like a vacation in a glass!

What You Need to Make a Coconut Mojito

  • White Rum – Or Coconut or Pineapple Flavored Rum, if you have it handy. 
  • Coconut Water with Pineapple – We recommend Vita Coco!
  • Fresh Pineapple Juice – You can also use store-bought, but fresh is always best!
  • A Handful of Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Ice

How to Make a Coconut Mojito

  1. Muddle the mint in the bottom of your glass and fill it with ice.
  2. Pour the rum and pineapple juice into the glass and top off with the coconut water.
  3. Give a quick stir and enjoy responsibly.
Up-close shot of a cocktail glass on a table with food.

What to Serve With a Coconut Mojito

Because this delicious cocktail recipe contains a ton of fresh flavors, it only makes sense to pair it with meals that also have a refreshing taste! Some great options are this King Salmon with Mint and Asian Pork and Cabbage Salad! Or, if you’re throwing a party, you can pair this drink with some fun appetizers like these Asian Sliders or Turkey Sliders!

Expert Tips

  • To make this drink sweeter, you can add simple syrup or agave nectar!
  • Add a splash of coconut milk, or use cream of coconut to make a creamy Coconut Mojito!
  • Garnish with an additional mint sprig for extra freshness!
  • To reduce the sweetness, add a splash of fresh lime juice to balance out the sweetness of the drink. 

Recipe FAQs

Do I need a cocktail shaker for this recipe?

​Nope! You can just give your cocktail a stir, and you’re good to go! However, you can use a cocktail shaker or mason jar to blend the flavors together!

Can I make a frozen mojito with this recipe?

Of course! Just throw your ingredients into a blender, and you’ve got yourself a frozen coconut rum mojito!

Can I make a Virgin Coconut Mojito with this recipe?

Yes! All you have to do is omit the rum and just use coconut water or coconut cream to make a creamy concoction!

What are some good coconut rums that I can use in this recipe?

Some great options are Bacardi, Cruzan, Sugar Island, Captain Morgan, and Malibu Coconut Rum! 

How do I muddle the mint leaves in this recipe?

The most common way to muddle mint leaves is by using a muddler. However, if you don’t have a muddler, you can always use a wooden spoon, mortar and pestle, coffee tamper, or a wooden meat pounder! Basically, you can use almost anything except the bottom of your shoe to muddle your mint leaves. Because, let’s face it, that would be nasty.

Are there any variations I can try to personalize my Coconut Mojito!

Absolutely! That’s the beauty of making your own cocktails. You can throw in whatever fun twists you like to make it your own! Some great options are fruit like fresh blueberries, muddling a lime wheel in the bottom of your glass, or adding a little carbonation like club soda for extra fizz! The possibilities are truly endless. 

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Can you smell the salty breeze yet? With a fresh blend of coconut, pineapple, and mint, this simple recipe is the perfect way to enjoy a tropical concoction without leaving the comforts of your own home!

Trust us; there’s nothing quite like a crisp cold cocktail to cool you off on a hot day! Your tropical paradise awaits! Please rate the recipe card if you’ve toasted with this cocktail recipe and leave a comment below to help out the next reader!

Pineapple Coconut Mojito Cocktail Recipe | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

Pineapple Coconut Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Immerse yourself in the tropical flavors of our ?coconut mojito?. This delightful cocktail combines the smoothness of coconut, the zing of lime, and the freshness of mint. It's the perfect drink to transport you to a beachside oasis."
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Author: Kita
Serves: 1


  • 1 1/2 oz white rum - or coconut or pineapple flavored rum, if you have it handy
  • 2 oz Coconut Water with Pineapple
  • 1 oz fresh pineapple juice
  • a handful of fresh mint leaves
  • ice


  • Muddle the mint in the bottom of your glass and fill with ice.
  • Pour the rum and pineapple juice into the glass and top off with the coconut water.
  • Give a quick stir and enjoy responsibly.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 0.3IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.2mg

Nutritional informations provided as a courtesy and is only an approximatation. Values will changes based on ingredients used.

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  1. I love seeing drinks! You honestly don’t see them too often, so I always love seeing them 🙂

  2. This is such a refreshing drink, thanks for sharing the recipe, I must try before the end of the season.

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