Mardi Gras Cocktails are Popular at these Hotels all Month
With Mardi Gras just around the corner on February 28, the recently opened Margaritaville Resort Biloxi, located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast just 90 miles from New Orleans, is introducing festive new Mardi Gras cocktails that can be enjoyed all February long. Crafted with Margaritaville’s own Paradise Passion Fruit Tequila and Dark Rum, the ‘Surfing in a Hurricane’ cocktail is available at the resort’s LandShark Bar & Grill, Margaritaville Restaurant and Lost Key Bar. This special drink is also easy to make and enjoy at home, with the following recipe:
Surfing in a Hurricane Recipe
0.75 oz. Margaritaville Paradise Passion Fruit Tequila
0.50 oz. Margaritaville Paradise Passion Tequila Cruzan 151
0.5 oz. Island Oasis Hurricane Mix
4 oz. Orange Juice
0.5 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
0.5 oz. Margaritaville Dark Rum
- Fill glass with ice
- Add ingredients (minus Dark Rum) to shaker
- Shake vigorously
- Strain into ice-filled highball glass
- Float Dark Rum
- Garnish with an orange wheel, cherry and pineapple leaf (optional)
The cocktail is available for purchase for $8.75 with the option to upgrade to a signature Margaritaville® Booze in the Blender souvenir cup for an additional $8.00.
About Margaritaville Resort Biloxi
Margaritaville Resort Biloxi is a 373-room, 22-story family-friendly resort featuring an indoor 55,000 square foot entertainment complex, called Escape, the largest on the Gulf Coast. Situated along the Gulf of Mexico, overlooking Deer Island, the property opened in June and features a rooftop water playground complete with a 450-foot Lazy River, two water slides, splash pad, rope traverse and more; a fitness center; retail shops; live entertainment and more.
In addition, in sunny Florida you can expect Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach to be serving up this special Mardi Gras cocktail!
Bourbon Street Blackberry Brut
1.5 oz. silver tequila
2 oz. brut Champagne
7 large blackberries
0.5 oz. agave nectar
0.25 oz. lemon juice
Blackberries for garnish
Mix first 5 ingredients together in a short glass. Add ice and garnish with blackberries.
Enjoy these Mardi Gras cocktails until the end of February!
About Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
The sun. The surf. The soft, sandy beach—all just steps away from the laid-back sophistication of Sonesta Fort Lauderdale hotel. With sweeping beachside views, unforgettable service and winner of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence—it’s clear why we’re a preferred destination for Fort Lauderdale hotels.