National Margarita Day!

Even though we love our Painkillers, we are celebrating National Margarita Day today at Caneel Bay! Chef Nicholas shared his favorite Watermelon Margarita recipe with us to share with our guests to try at home!

Recipe Makes margarita day4

To make watermelon juice, simply cut watermelon into cubes and place in a food processor; strain.

6 fl oz Silver Patron Tequila
2 fl oz Cointreau
1 cup watermelon juice
6 limes juiced
Midori 2 fl oz
Shaved Sea Salt
Sliced Lime for Garnish



Mix the tequila, Cointreau, watermelon juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice; cover and shake.

Rub a lime wedge around the rim of a glass and dip in shaved sea salt. Fill each glass with ice; pour and garnish. Float 1/2 fl oz of Midori over the top. Cheers to National Margarita Day! Visit the Caneel Beach Bar & Grill to try this and other delicious cocktails, inventive sushi and our full Grill menu.


About Caneel Bay Resort: Set on a 170-acre peninsula amid the lush beauty of the Virgin Islands National Park and seven picturesque beaches, Caneel Bay is one of the most breathtaking vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Discovered by Laurance Rockefeller while sailing on a family cruise, this luxury hideaway is accessible only by boat or ferry and its beaches are widely considered to be among the best in the world. Learn more about Caneel Bay by clicking here.