Xcalacoco Experience: The Three Mayan Performances at Sandos Caracol

After the sun goes down in the Riviera Maya, we light some torches and invite our guests to witness enthralling outdoor performances at Sandos Caracol! As part of our Xcalacoco Experience, we tell a Mayan love story over three nighttime performances every week with beautiful costumes and dances. The stunning outdoor settings of Sandos Caracol… [Read More]

Recap: Spring Equinox at Sandos Caracol

It all began with the sunrise. The Spring Equinox marks the day when the sun sits directly over the equator, and day and night are the same length. At 7am on the morning of March 21, guests flocked to the beach at Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort to welcome the sun and the springtime all… [Read More]

Temazcal: The Mayan Sauna

Experience a 1200-year old Mayan tradition in the jungles of the Riviera Maya. The Mayan people believe in purifying the body and spirit through rituals and ceremonies, and one of the most fascinating is the temazcal. The temazcal is a dome-shaped sweat lodge with fire-heated stones in the center to create the perfect environment for… [Read More]

How to Celebrate the Spring Equinox Mayan-Style

This is your chance to celebrate the Spring Equinox alongside the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula. The Mayan culture thrived in its studies of the stars and skies, using the changing seasons and celestial bodies to design pyramids and create their famous calendars. The equinox, when the sun lies directly over the equator, has been… [Read More]

Sandos Cocktail Week Day 5: “The Mojito”

It’s the final day of Sandos Cocktail Week here on the Sandos Blog, and we’re going out with a bang. Today is all about one of the most beautiful and recognizable cocktails out there: the mojito. This world-famous Caribbean cocktail combines the cooling flavors of mint and lime in one drink that just screams “Drink… [Read More]

Sandos Cocktail Week Day 4: The “Sandos”

That’s right! Sandos resorts have their very own cocktail to commemorate your vacation in paradise. The Sandos cocktail is a frozen drink with plenty of fruit flavors created to help you cool off during a day under the sun. Just ask your bartender for “un Sandos, por favor”. Sandos cocktail ingredients: Vodka Orange liqueur Orange… [Read More]

Sandos Cocktail Week Day 3: “Miami Vice”

Not much says “beach day” like a frozen drink! One of our best cocktails at Sandos resorts is the Miami Vice, which has a daring recipe mixing two classic favorites: piña colada and strawberry daiquiri. Whether you’re trying to beat the heat by the pool or on one of the spectacular Sandos resort beaches in… [Read More]

Sandos Cocktail Week Day 2: “Riviera Maya”

We’re celebrating Tuesday of Sandos Cocktail Week with one of our very own signature drinks! Two of our resorts (Sandos Caracol and Sandos Playacar) are located in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, and what better way to honor the destination than with a refreshing cocktail reflecting the area’s spectacular colors. The Riviera Maya cocktail is a favorite… [Read More]