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Today is National Margarita Day Celebrate at Home with these Recipes from Fairmont Mayakoba

Today is National Margarita Day Celebrate at Home with these Recipes from Fairmont Mayakoba.

Recipe – Cucumber Habanero Margarita


  • 1oz 100% Agave Tequila Reposado
  • 1oz 100% Agave Tequila Reposado Habanero Infused*
  • 1oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • .75oz Agave Nectar*
  • Garnish: Orange Peel and Half Salted Rim
  • Glassware: Double Old Fashioned 12oz


First rim the glass with salt by taking a lime wedge and rubbing the outside of the lip of the glass. Then by using a plate with kosher salt on it press the rim of the glass to the salt. Salt half the rim.  Add all ingredients into a shaker tin then shake vigorously for 5 seconds. Strain over fresh ice into salt rimmed glass then garish with orange peel.  

*Habanero Tequila:

Use 1 fresh habanero the size of a large strawberry. Slice is quarters then add to 1 bottle of Reposado tequila. Let rest for 24hrs.  Tequila is ready for use.

*Agave Nectar:

Using the similar ratio in making simple syrup do the same with agave nectar. One-part agave nectar: 1 part water. Feel free to add the zest of lime and orange to the syrup for added flavor.

16oz Agave Nectar:
16oz Water
Zest of 2 limes 

Classic Margarita

  • 40 ml Tequila
  • 20 ml Triple Sec
  • 20 ml Lime Juice
  • Ice cube
  • Lime for decoration
  • Salt

Pour tequila, triple sec, lemon juice, and add ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Close the shaker and shake well. Rub the quarter lime on the rim of a margarita glass. Then dip the rim of the glass in fine salt to “frost” the glass. Pour the cocktail into the glass, garnish with a lime slice, and your Margarita is ready!

Winter Margarita

This spicy and tangy version of the Cinnamon and Passion Fruit Margarita makes a delicious and original drink.

Mix all the ingredients in a shaker, shake and strain the cocktail into pretty glasses frosted with Guérande salt. Decorate with a slice of orange and a cinnamon stick for a touch of Christmas cheer.

  • 30 ml Cointreau
  • 50 ml of Tequila Blanco
  • 20 ml Fresh Passion Fruit Juice
  • 5 ml Cinnamon Syrup

Strawberry Mango Margarita

This fruity version of the Strawberry Mango Margarita is a fresh, full-flavored drink.

Blend the strawberries, mango, lime juice, and chili in a food processor until smooth. Fill your shaker with ice and pour in the fruit mixture; add the triple sec and tequila. Shake well, then strain into chilled cups. Add decoration if necessary!

  • 80g Strawberries, hulled
  • ¼ of Mango, cut into pieces
  • 1/3 Juice of a Lime
  • 1/5 Long Green Chili, seeded and finely chopped
  • 10ml Triple Sec
  • 30ml Tequila