Make it at Home: Caribbean Sunset

From time to time, we like to share with our friends at home some our favorite drinks and recipes.  When you visit Dreams Resorts & Spas, your first stop should be the pool and ask for a Caribbean Sunset.  It will set the mood for your vacation.  If you are at home, dreaming of your next vacation, whip up this cocktail and it will send your mind sailing into the Caribbean!

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Enjoy!

Caribbean Sunset Cocktail

1 1/2 oz citrus vodka
1 oz coconut rum
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz orange juice
1 splash grenadine syrup

Pour vodka, rum, and both juices into a martini shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Pour into a collins glass over ice. Finish with a splash of grenadine for the sunset effect.

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Make it at Home: The Turquesa

The ocean at Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa isn’t the only thing that’s bright blue at our resort, one of our favorite drinks, The Turquesa, also has a beautiful blue hue. Guests rave about this yummy cocktail and enjoy lounging by on the pool or on the beach with one of these in their hands.

To feel like you’re at Dreams Cancun, try making this delicious drink at home with the below recipe.

The Turquesa

1 oz scotch

1 oz dry vermouth

1 oz blue curacao

Serve on ice with lime juice, syrup and mineral water. Enjoy!

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Make it at Home: Bahama Mama

Who doesn’t love a refreshing cocktail while lounging by the pool or on the beach? Our guests are Dreams Resorts & Spas certainly do! In fact, a crowd pleaser is the delicious Bahama Mama and today, we’re sharing the recipe with you so you can make it at home!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 fluid ounce rum
  • 1/2 fluid ounce coconut-flavored rum
  • 1/2 fluid ounce grenadine syrup
  • 1 fluid ounce orange juice
  • 1 fluid ounce pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
Directions:
 
Combine regular rum, rum with coconut flavoring, grenadine, orange juice, pineapple juice and crushed ice in a blender. Blend until the drink is slushy. Garnish with an orange or pineapple and enjoy!
 
 

 

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Make it at Home: Seven Blocks

Nothing is better than relaxing under the sun with a refreshing cocktail at Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa. If you can’t be here with us this week, the next best thing is to enjoy a tropical cocktail in the comforts of your own home.  Here’s the recipe for our signature cocktail, Seven Blocks.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 ounce rum
  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 once tequila
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • 2 ounces red wine

Directions

Fill a tall glass with ice, pour the rum, gin, vodka, tequila, triple sec and orange juice into the glass. Stir, then slowly pour the red wine on the top. Garnish and enjoy.

Make it at Home: The Paloma

If you’re a margarita fan, we’ve got a treat for you! Our guests at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta have been loving The Paloma, a twist on your traditional margarita. Even if you’re unable to visit us this time of year, try making this at home fun drink at home for a beachy experience!

The Paloma

1 ½ oz Tequila
Lime juice
Salt
Grapefruit soda

Fill up a high ball glass with ice. Pour in tequila, lime juice, salt (to taste) and grapefruit juice. Salt rim, add a lime and enjoy!