5 Margarita Recipes From Mexico Resorts

In Cancún, Dine, Dine, Dine, Playa del Carmen & Tulum, Puerto Vallarta by Suzanne Koch

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
  • Ice

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
  • Ice

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!

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