There’s no better way to celebrate the National Rum Month than with a rum cocktail at a hotel or resort for a last minute summer vacation. A variety of our hotel and resort clients throughout south Florida are offering different rum cocktails that will make your mouth water and your days seem brighter.
When Miami heats up, the people cool down – with refreshing cocktails, that is! Red, the Steakhouse- located in the chic SoFi area of South Beach – puts a modern twist and adds some spice to the classic piña colada. Aptly named the Filthy Colada, this Bacardi drink beats the sweat with refreshing flavors of fresh pineapple and filthy cherry and shaken with Coco Lopez. The Ron Zacapa floater tops off this Miami treat.
Filthy Colada – Red, the Steakhouse
1.5 oz Bacardi
0.5 oz Coco Lopez
0.5 oz Pineapple Juice
0.5 oz. Filthy Cherry
1 Ron Zacapa Floater
Mix all ingredients in glass over ice. Float Ron Zacapa and enjoy!
There’s no better place to get a little R&R than Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa, where cocktails are served in the tropical rainforest with incredible views of Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano. In addition to thermal springs naturally heated by the volcano’s magma and open-air spa bungalows where treatments are rendered to the sounds of local wildlife, guests can channel their zen in the adults-only Shangri-La Gardens while sipping a Rum Relaxer made with Bacardi, pineapple juice, lime juice, soda water and grenadine.
Juniper Beach Resort & Spa
Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa
Fresh Agave Mojito
Spread across a strip of golden Atlantic coastline dotted with natural dunes, Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa offers a laidback, tropical escape for guests who want to relax and enjoy the easy breezy beach life. What’s the best way to take advantage of this beachside paradise? Head to the adults-only hammock garden with a Fresh Agave Mojito — made with Bacardi Superior, fresh mint, lime juice and 100% organic agave nectar — and sip slowly while swaying gently in the ocean breeze and watching the turquoise waves roll into shore.
St. Kitts Marriott – Tropical Sky Way
With August being National Rum Month, St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino is ready to celebrate with its delicious island-inspired rum cocktails. After enjoying a wide range of onsite activities such as golf and the Caribbean’s largest Vegas-style casino, as well as exploring the surrounding beaches and rainforest, guests at the St. Kitts Marriott can unwind at one of four bars. Found at the resort’s Sky Ultra Lounge, the refreshing Tropical Sky Way blends rum, orange juice, fresh mango and fruit syrup together to create a cocktail that perfectly embodies the essence of St. Kitts’ quintessential island vibes.
Casa Magna Marriott Puerto Vallarta – Coco Libre
Say cheers to National Rum Month this August at CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The resort’s brand new poolside CocoBar offers a variety of cocktails, all served in coconuts and incorporating coconut water to help guests stay hydrated and beat the summer heat. Enjoy the resort’s signature rum cocktail, Coco Libre, a mouth-watering tropical cocktail served in a coconut that includes white rum, watermelon, and coconut water.
JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa – Mayan Prince
What’s Cancun without a tropical drink in hand? The Mayan Prince at the CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is your cocktail in shining armor, and packs a punch with white rum, Malibu, vodka, Midori, Curacao, pineapple juice and lemon. Whether you sip it at the swim-up bar or your oceanfront chaise lounge, this cocktail is your official signal that you’re on vacation in paradise.
Mayan Prince Cocktail – JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
1 oz Malibu
1 oz Midori
1 oz white rum
1 oz fresh pineapple juice
.5 oz vodka
.5 oz Curacao
.5 oz lemon juice
Add the Malibu, Midori and lemon into a hurricane glass and blend, and then add the remaining ingredients. Garnish with a pineapple slice and cherry and serve.
Take a taste of the tropics at the globally-inspired, rum-focused WunderBar inside Circa 39 Hotel in Miami Beach. The Vanilla Sky cocktail is hand crafted with serrano peppers and Hawaiian and ginger puree, then shaken with spiced rum, Amaro liqueur, fresh-squeezed lime juice and Cointreau. Lastly, this libation is poured into a glass over a vanilla-infused ice spear for that perfect sweet-and-spicy kick.
Stanton South Beach
It’s Bananas, (Dirty) B-A-N-A-N-A-S
Beat the heat this summer with a perfectly crafted frozen cocktail from Marriott Stanton South Beach’s Deco Blue restaurant. The oceanfront hotel is the best spot on Ocean Drive to catch some summertime rays on their newly-renovated outdoor lounge and pool deck while cooling down with a tasty spiked slushy (and the ocean breeze from the beach’s rolling waves). A favorite among locals and guests, the Dirty Banana is a flawless combination of Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Rumchata, Kahlua, Banana, Cream of Coconut, and Chocolate Syrup — perfect for cooling down on a hot Miami summer day!
Stanton South Beach – Classic Mojito
The Classic Mojito on Ocean Drive
Raise your glass to the drink you know and love – the authentically delicious classic Mojito.Marriott Stanton South Beach crafts this favorite summertime (or anytime) refresher with Don Q Cristal Rum, plus a stick of fresh sugar cane and hand-picked mint. Let them serve you one on the beach – it’ll be a great addition to your photo of the hotel’s perfect ocean view.
Miami Club Mojito – Stanton South Beach
Muddle 6-8 mint leaves and 4 lime wedges
1 ½ oz Miami club rum
¼ oz simple syrup
Splash of coconut puree
Splash of club soda
Insert one stick of fresh sugar cane
A Drink that will make you say “Arriba”
When visiting Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino’s exotic paradise, treat yourself to the Arriba Aruba rum cocktail. Whether you’re at the swim-up bar, soaking up rays on the beach, chilling in the new Happy Zone hammock garden, or strolling around the resort taking in breathtaking Caribbean views, sip on tropical flavors of Bacardi, Smirnoff, Grand Marnier, banana, pineapple, and lemon and you’re sure to find happiness on the One Happy Island.
Colony Club Rum Punch
‘Liming’ in the Birthplace
Some call it Barbados, but locals know it as the birthplace of rum. Home to more than 1500 rum shops and the Mount Gay Rum factory, it’s only fitting to celebrate this August with Colony Club’s signature Bajan Rum Punch. Chill out and ‘lime’ by the beach with the refreshing fruity concoction. Infused with lime juice, a dash of Angostura bitters, a hint of nutmeg and a falernum floater, this drink certainly packs a punch.
The Westin Playa Bonita – Honeymoon
Nothing says paradise like slipping away with your sweetheart to The Westin Playa Bonita, a tropical, beachfront oasis just minutes outside bustling Panama City. As you look out over the rainforest and ships waiting to enter the Panama Canal, sweeten your romance with the resort’s signature Honeymoon cocktail – made with dark rum, kahlua and piña colada.
Honeymoon – Westin Playa Bonita
2 oz. dark rum
1.5 oz. Kahlua
coconut milk or cream
Blend dark rum, coconut milk, pineapple juice and Kahlua with ice. Serve in a tall glass with pineapple garnish.
Sandpearl – Blue Pearl
Have your drink and enjoy its features around you too. With year-round picturesque Clearwater Beach scenes at Sandpearl Resort, the oceanfront restaurant, Tate Island Grill’s signature cocktail, the Blue Pearl is exactly what you can expect to enjoy… bright blue skies and Gulf of Mexico waters and pearlescent white sand. This tropical drink with Bacardi Coconut Rum, Créme de Banana, coconut, and Blue Curaçao swirl will set the mood for a carefree beach escape.
Opal Sands Resort – Sea-Guini – Watermelon Mojito
A mojito that’s one in melon
Retreat to Opal Sands Resort, to enjoy contemporary beachfront luxury and stunning panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Soak up the stunning sunsets at Sea-Guini, where guests can savor the salty sea breeze and live entertainment from the patio, all while sipping on a hand-crafted cocktail. So sit back and relax with a Watermelon Mojito – this classic rum-based cocktail has a fresh twist with watermelon ice-cubes.
Curacao – Netto Bar
A Caribbean Rum Like No Other…
If you love cocktails, then you’re probably familiar with Curaçao’s signature liqueur – Blue Curaçao, but Netto Bar’s Ròm Bèrdè (meaning “green rum” in the local Papiamento language) is another must-try for visitors. Located in Curaçao’s capital city, Willemstad, Netto Bar is a popular hangout spot where people from all backgrounds socialize and enjoy shots of the infamous Rom Bèrdè. The ingredients of their green rum have remained a secret since it opened its doors in 1954. For more information, visit www.nettobar.com.
SanJuan Marriott – Rum Island
Get the best of Bacardi in San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino’s Rum Island cocktail, combining 4 different types of rum which are made at nearby Casa Bacardi Distillery right in Puerto Rico. While this tropical drink isn’t served on the Red Coral Lounge’s menu, mention the Rum Island cocktail to the bartender and they’ll whip up this flavorful fruity sensation while you enjoy the hip lobby vibe and live entertainment.
Rum Island – San Juan Marriott
1/2 oz. Bacardi Coco
1/2 oz. Bacardi Dragonberry
1/2 oz. Bacardi Apple
1/2 oz. Bacardi Lemon
2 oz. sour
2 oz. cranberry juice
Mix all ingredients in a shaker and pour over ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a cherry.
Casa Palopo – XOCOMIL
Named after the strong, and very sudden midday winds that occur on Lake Atitlan, Casa Palopo‘s Xocomil celebrates one of Guatemala’s most coveted exports: rum. This specialty cocktail is made with native ingredients such as hibiscus extract and rum distilled in the Guatemalan highlands. Topped off with a splash of lemon lime soda, the refreshing Xocomil perfectly complements the boutique hotel’s breathtaking views of the lake and volcanoes across the shore.
1 1/2 oz of Zacapa Centennial Rum
3 oz of mixed fruits juice
1/4 oz of Dubonnet Wine
Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes. Shake well and strain in a chilled glass. Garnish with a slice of lime.
Fishbowl Rum for a Party of Three or More
Two might be company, but three (or more) is a party! Gather your friends around the rum-spiked Fishbowl at W Minneapolis – The Foshay’s speakeasy-style Prohibition bar, where sweeping 360 degree views of the city can be enjoyed from the 27th floor. Mixed with Bacardi rum, Malibu rum, Blue Curacao, and pineapple juice, the Fishbowl cocktail is the perfect ‘sip-and-mingle’ cocktail to set the mood for a fun and chic night out with your friends.
W Fort Lauderdale’s Steak 954
Rum, Don’t Walk at W Fort Lauderdale
Celebrate National Rum Month with a signature cocktail at the ultra-chic W Fort Lauderdale where you can enjoy the spicy, yet tropical Rum, Don’t Walk drink at Stephen Starr’s award-winning Steak 954. Guests and visitors can sip on the tropical cocktail, made with tanduay rum infused pina & vanilla bean, pineapple shrub and 15 serrano infused agave nectar with a seat next to the restaurant’s centerpiece — a 15-foot long reef aquarium home to mesmerizing jellyfish — a rare and spectacular sight.
French Leave Resort
French Leave -1648 Restaurant
1648 Punch – For One Or For The Table
Whether you’re with a group or need just one, 1648 Bar & Grille, offers a signature rum punch that perfectly sets the mood for a day in paradise. Situated on the tranquil, Caribbean island of Eleuthera, French Leave Resort’s signature restaurant overlooks one of the most beautiful pink sand beaches and picturesque harbors in the world, Cupid’s Cay. Combining over proof rum, coconut rum, aged Trinidad rum, grapefruit, orange, aromatic bitters and orange bitters, the tropical cocktail perfectly embodies the resort’s tropical laid-back vibe. For more information, visit www.frenchleaveeleuthera.com.
1648 Punch – French Leave Resort
3/4 oz Wray & Nephew
3/4 oz Rico Coconut Rum
3/4 oz Plantation Dark
1 oz Grapefruit juice
1 oz Orange juice
1 oz Olea Saccarum
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashesOrange bitters
Combine all ingredients in a tin and shake vigorously. Strain into glass and garnish with orchid and mint leaves.