7 Delicious Summer Recipes for Your Beach Getaway

7 Delicious Summer Recipes for Your Beach Getaway | Sunset Vacations

Savor Summer Flavors in Your Vacation Rental

When you're soaking up the sun on your summer vacation, having a selection of delicious and easy-to-make summer recipes can enhance your experience. From savory grilled shrimp tacos to refreshing watermelon feta salad, these dishes are perfect for enjoying on the deck of your vacation rental. Whether planning a laid-back lunch or a festive dinner, these recipes will make your beachside stay even more delightful. Discover the ideal vacation rental to complement your culinary adventures on your summer getaway!

1. Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

These Grilled Shrimp Tacos are a delightful mix of fresh and savory ingredients, perfect for a beachside meal. The tomatillo salsa adds a refreshing twist that complements the shrimp's smoky flavor. Find the rest of the recipe here.

Main Ingredients:

  • Shrimp
  • Green cabbage
  • Corn tortillas
  • Red onion
  • Cilantro
  • Lime
  • Avocado
  • Spices
  • Wooden skewers


  • Tomatillos
  • Yellow corn
  • Jalapenos
  • Garlic

2. Southern Coleslaw

This vibrant southern coleslaw recipe is brings classic, bright flavor to your summer table. Packed with fresh veggies and a tangy dressing, it's the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

Main Ingredients:

  • Shredded cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Honey
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard

3. Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

This vibrant Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is healthy and incredibly satisfying. Packed with fresh veggies, herbs, and a tangy lemon dressing, it's perfect for a light lunch or side dish.

Main Ingredients:

  • Chickpeas
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Red peppers
  • Dates
  • Goat cheese
  • Garlic
  • Cumin
  • Lemon
  • Olive oil

4. Korean-inspired BBQ Chicken Skewers

These Korean BBQ Chicken Skewers will add a touch of international flair to your grilling. Marinating them in a savory, slightly sweet sauce will surely be a hit.

Main Ingredients:

  • Chicken thighs
  • Gochujang
  • Rice vinegar
  • Coconut sugar
  • Sesame oil
  • Scallions
  • Wooden skewers

5. Watermelon Feta Salad

A quintessential summer dish, this Watermelon Feta Salad is refreshing and surprisingly flavorful. The sweetness of the watermelon goes excellent with the salty feta and fresh mint.

Main Ingredients:

  • Watermelon
  • Feta cheese
  • Mint
  • Red onion
  • Lime
  • Olive oil

6. Kid-Friendly Pizza Roll-Ups

Keep the kids happy with these fun and easy Pizza Roll-Ups. They're great for a quick lunch or an afternoon snack and can be customized with various toppings.

Main Ingredients:

  • Flour tortillas
  • Marinara sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Pepperoni
  • Italian seasoning

7. Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

Cool down with this refreshing Strawberry Lemonade. It's a delicious drink for a hot summer day on vacation and easy to make in large batches for the whole family.

Main Ingredients:

  • Fresh strawberries
  • Lemons
  • Sugar
  • Water

Find the Perfect Place to Stay on Sunset Beach

Relishing these summer recipes will undoubtedly enhance your Sunset Beach vacation. Sunset Vacations offers a wide range of beautiful and comfortable vacation rentals, perfect for any group size or preference.

With easy access to the beach, spacious decks, fully equipped kitchens ideal for preparing these delicious recipes, and our top tips for making the most of your kitchen, you'll have everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. We also have pet-friendly rentals, so you can bring your whole family.

Discover the best of Sunset Beach and make your vacation unforgettable by booking with Sunset Vacations. Explore our fantastic vacation rentals and start planning your dream getaway today!

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