The quintessential beach cocktail made with ingredients that are literally falling off the trees here.
Punta Mita Pina Colada
Basic (skinny) recipe – Ingredients
- 1 1/2 oz Light or gold rum
- 2 oz Coconut milk or cream of coconut
- 2 oz Fresh Pineapple juice
The fuller bodied version can include:
- 1/2 oz heavy whipping cream
- 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake and strain into a Hurricane glass filled with fresh ice.
(You may also blend all the ingredients with crushed ice in a blender.)
Garnish with a cherry and a pineapple wedge.
Relax and enjoy this refreshing beverage on the beach or anytime. And, summer is the perfect time to book one of our fabulous vacation rentals at a reduced rate.
See you on the beach!
Bon vivant, gastronome and all-around great guy – Miguel Neves de Carvalho brings you the best of what Punta Mita and the surrounding area have to offer. His passions include polo, horse riding, rugby, cigars and most recently … golf.
Miguel lives in Punta Mita with his youngest son, his fiancée, Lisa, and his two dogs “Tanqueray” and “Tonica”.
He started Punta Mita-Rentals in 2012.
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