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!
- 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!
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!
One of the most popular drinks at Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun is our Dirty Monkey. Whether you are relaxing by the pool, lying on the beach or enjoying cocktails before dinner, it’s the perfect drink to set the mood for your vacation.
For those of you who’d like to re-create a piece of your vacation at home, here’s our recipe for the Dirty Monkey!
1 oz. of rum
½ oz. of coffee liquor (Kalhua)
1 oz. of coconut cream
2 oz. of pineapple juice
¼ of a fresh banana
Blend all ingredients together with a cup of ice for 30 seconds. Decorate the glass with chocolate syrup and enjoy!
Take a look at our bartender Juan making a Dirty Monkey at Secrets Capri!