Watermelon is the quintessential summer fruit. Here on Hamilton Island, it may as well be summer all year round, so it’s fitting that Watermelon Day falls on the 3rd of August.

Celebrate everyone’s favourite coral pink fruit with these refreshing recipes.

Watermelon Moscow Mule

The perfect tropical cocktail: simple, tasty and festive. All you’ll need is some watermelon, vodka, lime juice and ginger beer.

Recipe: Dulcet Creative Blog 

Watermelon Lemonade

A twist on the traditional hot weather favourite. Sit back and cool down with a cup on your balcony. To make this thirst quenching beverage you’ll need watermelon, lemon juice, sugar and fresh mint. Add these ingredients to your Coles Online shopping list and you’ll be ready to whip up some lemonade as soon as you arrive. 

Recipe: Cooking Classy

Balsamic Glazed Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon adds a sweet and exciting taste to a traditional salad. It can be served as a main meal or as a side. For something extra unique, serve the salad in the hollowed out watermelon.

Recipe: Layers Of Happiness

Watermelon, Manchego and Prosciutto Skewers

This dish is best served on your balcony at sunset. Bringing a new element to the ‘fruit and cheese platter’, we promise these skewers will impress.

Recipe: Picture Perfect Meals 

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