Your Summer Beach Day Guide

August 9, 2019

Bottle of RAYS Lemon in front of the beach and ocean.

Whether you’re headed to the lake or the beach for a long day in the sun, it’s best to be prepared. You don’t want to miss out on salt, sand, and water because you’re hungry or in need of a refreshing drink. Read on for our list of beach day essentials, plus some fantastic batch cocktail recipes to take with you.

Beach Day Essentials

Sunscreen: let’s all be responsible here. If you’re going to be outside in the sun all day, sun protection is a must.

Beach Umbrella: See above. Plus, having a shade respite is heaven in Austin’s heat. 

Snacks: Don’t be the person who ruins a beautiful sunset because you’re hangry from being on the beach all day without food… snacks are necessary. 

Batch Cocktails: A Blood Orange Margarita or Spiked Lemonade on the beach is a DREAM. It’s refreshing, delicious, and easy to bring with you. See below for our favorite batch cocktail recipes! 

Batch Cocktail Recipes

Watermelon Prosecco Punch:

  • Add ice to pitcher
  • Pour 1/2 bottle of RAYS Blood Orange
  • Pour 1/2 bottle of Prosecco
  • Add watermelon slices
  • Stir well and enjoy!

Lemon Honey Bee:

  • Add ice to pitcher
  • Pour 3/4 of a bottle of RAYS Lemon
  • Add 2 cans of Ginger Ale
  • Stir in 3 tbs. of Honey simple syrup (heat equal parts honey and water in a saucepan until the honey melts in the water)

Cucumber Mint Refresher:

  • Add Cucumber slices (1 Cucumber) and Mint Leaves to a pitcher with ice
  • Stir in 1 bottle of RAYS Lime
  • Top it off with Sparkling Water!

Lemon/Lime Sparkler:

  • Add ice to pitcher
  • Stir in half a bottle of RAYS Lemon and Half a bottle of RAYS Lime
  • Add your favorite flavor of sparkling water!

Have a great time at the beach this Summer and Catch Some RAYS!


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