Celebrate National Margarita Day on Feb. 22 with a lineup of Mexico-approved cocktails from multiple Barceló Hotel Group properties.
Speedy Gonzalez – Barceló Maya Grand Resort
- 0.5 oz. Mango juice
- 1 oz. White tequila
- 0.25 oz. Orange liquor (Cointreau)
- 0.5 oz. Tempranillo red wined
Directions: Using a cocktail shaker, mix mango juice with tequila and orange liquor. Shake vigorously. Pour over ice using a cocktail glass of choice. Add in Tempranillo red wine for an extra kick, serve and enjoy!
Tajin Cucumber Pepper Margarita – Occidental Cozumel
- 1.5 oz. Herradura Reposado Tequila
- 1 oz. Triple Sec
- 1 Cucumber slice
- 1 Bell pepper ring
- 3 Small slices of watermelon
- 1 oz. Citric juice
- 1 oz. Agave nectar
- Tajin (dried pepper, salt and lime mix)
Directions: In mixing tin, muddle cucumber and bell pepper. Next add tajin (to taste), citric juice, agave, triple sec and Herradura Reposado Tequila. Shake well and pour out into a glass with ice. Garnish with a cucumber and watermelon slices, serve and enjoy.
Mangorita – Allegro Cozumel
- 3.5 oz. Tequila blanco
- 2.5 oz. Triple-Sec or Cointreau
- 3.5 oz. Ice cubes
- 3.5 oz. Fresh mango pitted and cut in cubes
- 3 oz. Agave syrup
- .4 oz. of Tajín (chili-lime seasoning)
- 1 oz. Fresh-squeezed lime juice
Directions: Rim cup with lemon juice and .2 oz of the tajin. Pour the remaining ingredients into a blending coup and blend. Serve into rimmed glass and garnish with a slice of mango or lime.
Passion Brize – Royal Hideaway Playacar
- 1.5 oz. Mezcal
- 1.5 oz. Passion fruit juice
- 0.5 Lime
- 1 tbsp. Sugar
- 0.5 oz. Freshly-squeezed orange juice
- Star fruit for garnish
Directions: Grab a cocktail shaker and fill with passion fruit juice, lime, sugar and orange juice and shake. Add mezcal and ice and pour into a mason jar glass with glitter rim. Garnish with a star fruit slice.
Gondo Margarita – Barceló Puerto Vallarta
- Gondo fruit (a local berry that grows primarily in the mountains of Puerto Vallarta)
- Salt & chili powder
- 1.5 oz. Cointreau
- 1.5 oz. Silver Tequila
- 1 oz. Orange juice
Directions: Mix the salt with the chili powder and rim a chilled glass with this mixture. Pour the gondo fruit into the cocktail glass and the rest of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass with or without fresh ice. Garnish with a strawberry and enjoy!