Spring and summer entertaining is just around the corner! That means it’s time to find the best margarita recipes.

Did you know that margarita means daisy in Spanish? Maybe that is why it makes the perfect drink for the warmer months. Margaritas are typically made of tequila, Cointreau, lime, and salt to garnish. Over the years people have gotten very creative with their margarita recipes, adding just about everything under the sun. The only really important part is the salt, right? Did you know the salt serves a purpose? It brings out all the great flavors in the spirits and even intensifies the aroma of ingredients making the drink taste even better. Check out these unique variations and share which is your favorite in the comments.

Related: Take it easy by the pool this summer with one of these pool-safe wine glasses!

Our Favorite Margarita Recipes

Pro-tip alert! First, before you launch into picking recipes, go through and see which ones you already have ingredients for. This might save you a few bucks at the liquor store before you stop experimenting. Also, remember that these ten recipes are really just a starting point. You can swap out fruit and other ingredients to create an entirely new margarita. But, if you do, be sure to pop us

Blood Orange Margaritas 

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Blood Orange Margarita Recipe

Blood oranges have a color like no other and a nice, deep flavor.

Exotic Tropical Margarita 

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Exotic Tropical Margarita

Serve up a whole host of delicious tropical margaritas, including dragon fruit, guava and passion fruit.

Best Skinny Margarita

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Best Skinny Margarita

Don’t worry, not all margarita recipes mean you have to blow your diet. Tone down the calories a little bit with this skinny margarita, that still tastes great.

Blue Margarita

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Blue Margarita

Blue is such a fun color for drinks, this would be a great alcoholic addition to a gender reveal party.

Perfect Pineapple Margarita

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Perfect pineapple margarita

Nothing says summer quite like pineapple. We’re partial to Pineapple Rum Cocktails, and this is another great one.

Prickly Pear Margarita 

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Prickly Pear Margarita

Prickly pear has such a vibrant, bright color, these drinks will catch the eye of everyone who sees them.

Frozen Watermelon Margarita

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Frozen watermelon margarita recipe

Nothing says refreshing like frozen watermelon!

Pineapple & Kiwi Margarita 

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - pineapple and kiwi margarita recipe

This is a unique combination of pineapple and kiwi, that makes for a delicious, tart margarita.

Cranberry Ginger Margarita

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Cranberry Ginger Margarita

Change things up by serving cranberries in the summer with this margarita.

Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita 

Delicious Margaritas to Make This Summer - Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita Recipe

Put the taste of summer in a glass with this rhubarb margarita, with a touch of strawberry.

Whether or not you have a margaritaville machine, take a look at these delicious #margarita #cocktail #recipes for your next summer cookout or party. There are classic recipe options as well as fun flavor combos you'll definitely want to try. Make them for a crowd and be the hostess with the mostess. Skinny, passion fruit, ginger pear, rhubarb and all sorts of fun margaritas. #drinks

Whether or not you have a margaritaville machine, take a look at these delicious #margarita #cocktail #recipes for your next summer cookout or party. There are classic recipe options as well as fun flavor combos you'll definitely want to try. Make them for a crowd and be the hostess with the mostess. Skinny, passion fruit, ginger pear, rhubarb and all sorts of fun margaritas. #drinks Whether or not you have a margaritaville machine, take a look at these delicious #margarita #cocktail #recipes for your next summer cookout or party. There are classic recipe options as well as fun flavor combos you'll definitely want to try. Make them for a crowd and be the hostess with the mostess. Skinny, passion fruit, ginger pear, rhubarb and all sorts of fun margaritas. #drinks

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