From fruity daiquiris to stiff rum cocktails, these hotel bars make delicious alcoholic treats.
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Named for the plentiful, silvery fish that swim just offshore, this Ritz-Carlton bar claims to make the best piña colada on the island. It’s dairy-free, yet rich and smooth. Made with plenty of Caymanian rum, it’s a potent sweet treat right on the beach. Take a seat to catch the sunset here.
Taikun is an incredible sushi restaurant with drink options and cocktails to match. Whether you prefer signature cocktails or saki, the varied menu encompasses tons of options to choose from. T
ry the saki flight for a well-rounded experience ranging from floral pasteurised to potent unpasteurised options. The Cayman Old Fashioned made with Ritz-Carlton’s own house rum is also a winner.
Located at the Kimpton, Coccoloba is a beach-side bar and Mexican-Caymanian restaurant. Order a refreshing White Tip beer, which is local and benefits local sea life with a donation to conservation, after a long day in the sun. Their frozen drinks are deliciously sweet, but for a stiff one, order from the margarita menu.
The Bandelero is smokey, and you can customise it with a shot from the extensive tequila and mezcal menu.
This lobby bar at the Marriot Beach House is always bustling and turns into a lively hang-out for all when the sun goes down. The open layout is comfortable and welcoming, and the knowledgable bartenders shake-up delectable concoctions.
The bar and lounge even makes its own gin and hosts classes too. Order a Monkey Food for a hefty dose of the local rum or a Clover Club Twist for a taste of the house gin.
This beach-side tapas bar at the Westin is a casual hang out with excellent hand-crafted cocktails. The beer, wine and liquor menu is vast, but the cocktail menu and the rum flight are where Catboat Bar excels. Try a Lavender Blossom for something light and refreshing or order a Casa Oaxaca with a smoked glass for a more complex drink.
This Kimpton Mediterranean restaurant overlooks Seven Mile Beach and offers indoor and outdoor seating. Enjoy a nightcap with the sound of the waves in the background. There are many wonderful wines to choose from, and the Spanish-style gin and tonics showcase the herbs and fruits that are incorporated.
Order a Down the Mountain for a refreshing and light cocktail without compromising the depth of flavour.
Is there anything more tropical than a Margaritaville bar? This resort poolside bar serves up bar bites and frosty drinks as well as beer, wine and mixed cocktails. For a chocolatey libation, go with the Bushwacker or Mudslide. The Rum Runner, however, is a great option for a rum-infused fruity taste of the island.