Make it at Home: Red, White, and Blue Sangria

It’s that time of year again—the time for picnics, outdoor barbecues, fireworks and American flags. It’s Independence Day! If you’re not celebrating with us at Secrets Resorts & Spas, never fear! We have some fun ideas that you can take straight to the table at your Fourth of July gathering. Check out the recipe below for a delicious and festive sangria.

Red, white and blue lemonade

Ingredients

  • Strawberries, sliced
  • Blueberries
  • Pineapple, cut into star shapes
  • 2 bottles dry white wine
  • 1 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/2 Cup berry-flavored vodka
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup

Combine the ingredients in a large pitcher and stir. Chill in the refrigerator for at least four hours.

Happy 4th of July!

Make it at Home: Blue Mojito

Whether you’re the type who likes to sit on the beach with a good book in one hand and a yummy drink in the other or the type who can’t get enough of the pool and swim-up bar, a trip to Secrets Resorts & Spas just isn’t complete without a few cocktails! In fact, our guests are always asking us to provide them with drink recipes so that they can take their vacation home with them.

Just in case you’ve recently left Secrets Resorts & Spas and have the post-vacation blues, we thought it’d be fun to share a popular blue cocktail with you–Blue Mojito. Enjoy!

Blue Mojito

- 1 oz. HPNOTIQ liqueur
- 2 oz. Light Rum
- 3 oz. Club Soda
- 6 fresh mint leaves

Make it at Home: Scooby Doo Shooter

We can bet you’ve all heard of Scooby Doo, the iconic television pup, but have you ever heard of the Scooby Doo Shooter? It’s a delicious drink made from just three simple ingredients—vodka, cantaloupe liquor and piña colada mix! It’s definitely a must try when visiting Secrets Resorts & Spas!

Not visiting us soon? Have no fear! Below is the recipe to make this delicious drink at home! Just don’t forget to howl “Scooby Doobie Doooo…” before you drink it!

Scooby Doo Shooter

-1 oz. Vodka

-1 oz. Cantaloupe Liquor

-1 oz. Piña Colada Mix

-Add ice, mix it all in a shaker and enjoy!