National Rum Day is right around the corner on Aug.16, meaning it’s time to start planning your celebration. Sandals Resorts, the all-inclusive Caribbean resort company, shares recipes from mixologists, allowing rum fans to celebrate as if they are staying on property.
Coconut Grove is a new lounge area extending the Bahamian beach vibes to the center of the resort, both day and night. The new beach bar offers stunning views of the sea with fun swing-style seating. Guests can grab a signature cocktail while enjoying live music, food trucks and more. For rum lovers not able to celebrate at the resort, here are two rum-based cocktails to make at home.
- Dragon in the Coconut: Kingston 62 white rum, coconut rum, Wray & Nephew overproof white rum, fresh lime, pineapple and a dragon fruit float
- Mango Mai Tai: House rum blend with Orgeat, pineapple, orange juice, mango and fresh lime topped with a dark rum
Located near Sandals Royal Bahamian’s new Butch’s Chop House restaurant, Mr. B’s Bar is named and designed in honor of the brand’s late founder, Gordon “Butch” Stewart. The establishment gives a nautical nod to his love for the sea. The bar features two signature rum-based cocktails that include:
- Banana Bread Old Fashioned: Appleton signature rum, Jim Beam whiskey, banana liqueur and black walnut bitters
- Passionate Mule: Hibiscus-infused Don Q passion fruit rum, fresh citrus and ginger beer
At Sandals Royal Barbados, the Caribbean pool bar reaches new heights with the addition of the rooftop SKY Bar. Guests can enjoy views of Barbados’ coveted St. Lawrence Gap while sipping delicious cocktails. If you can’t make it to the resort, check out these two signature cocktails to make at home.
Reimagined Strawberry Daquiri: Kingston 62 Gold, strawberries, fresh lime and simple syrup, all mixed and blended together
The DB: Dark rum, creme de cocoa, bananas, milk and simple syrup
While the 372-passenger Viking Polaris expedition ship, launched in September 2022, falls midway in size between Viking Cruises’ intimate river cruise ships and large-scale ocean ships, it is operated with the same attention to detail and personalized service.
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There is something magical about sipping a glass of local wine while watching the sun slip into the Aegean Sea as the afterglow tinges traditional, white-washed Cycladic houses with glorious shades of rose, purple and gold. Ancient Greeks believed Helios, the Sun God, caused sunsets by driving his fiery chariot into the sea. Standing at water’s edge in Mykonos, watching the sky slowly turn from purple to inky black, you almost believe it.