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: 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!

Chocolate Martini: A Valentine’s Day Treat

Love is in the air! And to us here at Dreams Resorts, this means one thing–chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate!! Since chocolate is a Valentine’s Day staple around the world, we plan to spoil our guests with this delicious treat. Aside from the traditional chocolate deserts, guests of our resorts will also be able to enjoy a yummy chocolate cocktail called the Chocolate Martini.

Below is the recipe for this Valentine’s Day must-have courtesy of Dreams Puerto Aventuras. If you’re not visiting us for Valentine’s Day, you may want to consider making this drink for your special someone tomorrow. We promise they’ll love it!

Chocolate Martini
1 ½ oz Vodka
1 ½ oz Creme de Cacao (White)
1 oz Baileys

Shake all the ingredients together with ice in a cocktail mixer. Strain into a martini glass drizzled with chocolate syrup!