5 Ways to Celebrate National Tequila Day with Barcelo Hotels

In Cancún, Playa del Carmen & Tulum, Stay, Stay by Suzanne Koch

In honor of National Tequila Day (July 24), Barcelo Hotel Group is giving us five different ways to enjoy the festive spirit, from drinking it to wrapping our bodies in it.

Beetroot Margarita at Occidental Costa Cancun: Sip on a unique cocktail at this oceanfront resort located on famous Boulevard Kukulcan. The beetroot margarita is made with tequila blanco, orange liquor, lemon juice, agave and fresh beetroot — our idea of a serving of veggies.

Lemon and Tequila Shrimp at Occidental at Xcaret Destination: Just steps from the Xcaret Eco-Archaeological Park, this resort is serving up a delicious plate of lemon and tequila shrimp with sangria sauce, mashed banana basil pesto and sprouts.

Tequila Citrus Body Wrap at Occidental Cozumel: Wrap yourself in tequila with this body invigorating body wrap. Comprised of agave extracts with vitamins and citric aromas, this treatment helps to relax and nurture the skin.

Tequileria at Royal Hideaway Playacar: Surround yourself with the liquid gold in this beautiful space dedicated to tequila. The Tequileria is packed with classic and inventive selections, plus ones produced by small micro producers. The resort also hosts a daily Tequila Master Class on the history of the spirit and includes samples of blanco, resposado and añejo.

La Cantina at Barcelo Maya Grand Resort: The property’s very own tequila boutique, La Cantina, features certified tequiliers  to take guests through a delicious tasting while also sharing the history behind each type of tequila. Kick back and sip your favorites while enjoying one of La Cantina’s cigars.

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