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This easy watermelon agua fresca is the perfect drink for any summer party!

Watermelon Agua Fresca

This cool and refreshing watermelon agua fresca is perfect for summer entertaining!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 68kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • the juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 cups water divided use
  • Optional garnishes: coarse sugar, mint sprigs, lime slices, watermelon wedges


  • Place the watermelon, lime juice, sugar and 1 cup of the water in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Strain the watermelon mixture into a pitcher and discard solids. Add the remaining water to the pitcher and stir to combine. Chill until ready to serve.
  • For garnishes: if desired, dip the rims of the glasses into a bowl of water then place the glasses, rim side down, onto a plate of coarse sugar and rotate until rims are coated with sugar. Pour agua fresca into the sugar rimmed glasses and top with mint sprigs, lime slices and/or watermelon wedges.


Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 170mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 12.3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.4mg