Make it at Home: Bloody Mary

One of the favorite cocktails among our guests at Secrets Resorts & Spas is a good old fashioned Blood Mary. Whether you’re getting ready for a beautiful day on the beach in Mexico or lounging around your house on a lazy Saturday morning, this cocktail is the perfect way to start the day! Here’s our special recipe if you’d like to create our delicious Bloody Mary at home!

1 oz Vodka
3 oz tomato juice
2 drops of red hot sauce
2 drops of green hot sauce
1 dash Worcestershire sauce
0.5 oz lemon juice
1 pinch salt
1 pinch peppers
1 stalk celery

Add Vodka, tomato juice, red hot sauce, green hot sauce, Worchester sauce, lemon juice, pinch of salt and pinch of pepper.  Pour back and forth between two mixing glasses.  Strain into an ice-filled highball glass.  Garnish with celery stalk. Enjoy!

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Memorial Day Special: Mango Daiquiri

The unofficial start of summer is just a few days away and that means families everywhere will be flocking to the beaches to enjoy the warm weather. Here at Secrets Resorts & Spas, we’ll welcome a number of new guests as they celebrate the holiday with us. Not only will they dine at our delicious restaurants and enjoy our fun-filled activities, but they’ll also sip on some of the most tropical cocktails–including the Mango Daiquiri.

If you’re not visiting us this Memorial Day, but want to feel like you’re at our resorts, here’s the recipe to make a Mango Daiquiri at home. Just don’t forget to add an umbrella to this drink for the ultimate beach experience!

Mango Daiquiri

  • 3 ounces rum
  • 1 1/2 cups mangoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 cups ice cubes

Blend in a blender until smooth and enjoy!

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Learn to Make a Chocolate Martini

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here at Secrets Resorts & Spas, we use chocolate in our desserts, in our coffees and even in our cocktails! In fact, one of our most popular chocolately delights among guests is the Chocolate Martini. If you’re not visiting us soon, learn to make this yummy drink at home with the below recipe. Just don’t be surprised if you find yourself wanting more than one—it’s that good!

Chocolate Martini
1 ½ oz Vodka
1 ½ oz Creme de Cacao (White)
1 oz Baileys

Shake all the ingredients together with ice in a cocktail mixer. Strain into a martini glass drizzled with chocolate syrup!

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Make it at Home: Jamaican Smile

Calling Jamaica home makes us smile at Secrets Wild Orchid & Secrets St. James. Since we love our hometown so much, we can’t help but get enough this cocktail that’s appropriately named the “Jamaican Smile.”  And since some of you enjoyed this drink so much while at our resort, we wanted to provide you with the recipe so you can take your Jamaican experience home with you!


½ cup of Pina Colada
½ cup of Strawberry Mix
1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
½ oz Coconut Rum
½ oz Amaretto
½ ripe Banana

Add all ingredients into a blender with ice, and blend until smooth. Pour into cyclone glass; garnish with pineapple and cherry. Enjoy!

Make it at Home: Coconut Margarita

There’s nothing better than soaking up the sun with a delicious cocktail in hand! In the below recipe two of our favorites collide—the piña colada and margarita. That’s right—a Coconut Margarita. Whether you’re sitting on the beach at Secrets Resorts in Mexico or by the pool in your hometown, this drink is sure to be a hit!


1 1/2 oz white/blanco tequila
1/2 oz orange flavored liqueur
1 teaspoon cream of coconut
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz sweet and sour mix
1 teaspoon shaved coconut for rim
1 cup ice

Directions: Place ice in a blender and blend for 10 seconds. Add in remaining ingredients and blend for another 10 seconds. Dip wet rim of a margarita glass in coconut shavings and pour into glass.