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Delicious Cocktails to Enjoy Valentine’s Day

Posted on 4 m read

Whether you are spending Valentine’s Day with your partner, your friends or all by yourself, it’s always a good idea to know a little mixology! Read more to surprise yourself with a new (and useful!) skill!

Can you think of anything better than a romantic or fun evening with some sweet snacks and a refreshing cocktail at any Sandos hotel? We neither! So here is a selection of sparkling cocktails, frappe beverages and tropical drinks to delight yourself and your loved ones.



Amor Amor


The name says it all, Amor Amor it’s a fancy yet easy drink that will make you fall in love again. It is especially good to enjoy as a couple in a romantic setting as this cocktail is elegantly garnished with a rose petal.

You will need:

  • 30 ml Grenadine syrup
  • 30 ml Lemon juice
  • 30 ml Orange Liqueur Mixed with Grenadine
  • 1 oz Gin
  • Rose petals, small rose or a piece of orange for decoration

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker, half-filled with ice cubes and shake well. Serve and decorate with a rose petal, a mini rose or a piece of orange and that’s it, say hello to romance!



Good Night Kiss

A passionate classic, a Good Night Kiss is always welcome. This cocktail is served up with coffee beans and a chocolate stick for that delicious sweet punch for the night.

You will need:

  • ¾ oz Sambuca
  • ¾ oz Kahlua
  • ¾ oz Evaporated milk
  • 7 coffee beans for decoration
  • 2 Chocolate sticks for decoration
  • Sugar

Rim a lowball glass with sugar and first pour the Kahlua, then the sambuca, and finally the evaporated milk, delight your eyes and see how beautiful it blends! Add the coffee beans and the chocolate sticks for decoration and that’s all.

Crushed ice cocktail

Amaretto Desire


Everyone will be fascinated with this beautiful cocktail. The Amaretto Desire is a delicious frappe drink for an astonishing delight to enjoy with friends. Make sure everyone can get an extra cherry!

You will need:

  • 1 ½ oz Amaretto
  • Dash of Grenadine
  • Frappe Ice
  • Cherries
  • Red sugar (a 2-step recipe here)

Rim a martini glass with red sugar, combine the amaretto and the ice on a blender and mix well. Pour the mix on the glass, add a dash of grenadine and put a cherry on top for decoration. Cheers!



Be My Valentine

This is a frozen and tropical cocktail that has a very teasing and delicious essence, perfect for getting tanned on a bali bed at Sandos Cancun, for example!

You will need:

  • 1 ½ oz Coconut Rum
  • 1 oz Coconut Cream
  • 1 oz Baileys
  • 1 strawberry cut into 6 slices for decoration
  • Ice

Put the coconut cream, coconut rum, Baileys and ice on a blender and don’t stop until it has a smooth texture, serve on a hurricane glass and decorate with the strawberry slices. Enjoy with a reusable stainless steel straw.



Raspberry Kiss


You will fall in love with this cute cocktail, we recommend (but do what you feel!) to enjoy it while getting ready for a girls-night-out. This bubbly and fruity combination is already delicious, but the sugar rim is a nice bonus.

You will need:

  • 16 oz Champagne
  • ½ oz Raspberry liqueur
  • 1 Strawberry or raspberry for decoration inside the glass
  • Sugar

Pour the raspberry liquor on a flute glass rimmed with sugar and then the champagne, add the strawberry or raspberries and that’s all. Of course, make sure to drink it while it’s still sparkling for you to enjoy its effervescence!



Lover’s Delight


Maybe midori is not your first thought for a drink made of coffee liquor, but you might be surprised! Lover’s Delight is a sweet blend of creme made of amaretto and Kahlua.

You will need:

  • 1 oz Amaretto
  • ¾ oz Kahlua
  • 1 ½ oz Evaporated milk
  • ½ oz Midori
  • 1 crust of chocolate and blueberry for decoration

Put the amaretto, Kahlua, evaporated milk and midori on a shaker with ice and mix well, when cold, serve in a cocktail glass with the chocolate and blueberries on top. Enjoy with a good book when drinking alone or a nice conversation with your closest friends.



Tropical Enchant

Tropical Enchant is an exquisite, blushing cocktail with an amazing mix of tropical flavors that will make you feel at paradise, and if you are at any Sandos hotel, well, you already are! Ok, comedy is not our cup of tea but we are sure you will love this drink.

You will need:

  • ½ oz Frangelico
  • 1 oz Banana Liqueur
  • 2 oz Pineapple juice
  • 1 cherry for decoration
  • 1 strawberry for decoration
  • Ice

Put the Frangelico, banana liqueur and pineapple juice on a shaker with some ice and mix well. Pour on a highball glass and decorate with a strawberry and a cherry on the rim. Cheers!

Now you can delight your friends and loved ones with your skills! Just remember that after this you will be the official barman on every cocktail party, so make sure you get all your tools. If you’d like to try any of these cocktails and you are staying at a Sandos hotel, feel free to order them to your closest barman, they’ll be more than happy to prepare them for you on Valentine’s Day!



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