We’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Now® Resorts & Spas! If you’re in the mood for a Mexican Fiesta, then you’d better act fast. Our exclusive Cinco de Mayo Flash Sale will only be here for a limited time and the savings are INCREDIBLE!
If you’ve been dreaming of a family vacation for some fun in the sun, then now’s the time to act. We’re offering you the chance to reserve your Unlimited-Luxury® vacation to Now Larimar Punta Cana with discounted rates!
At Now Resorts & Spas, we always love a good fiesta, especially when it has a special significance! On May 5th, our resorts celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Now Resorts & Spas commemorated the prideful holiday alongside our guests with a day of fun-filled activities! Guests were treated to traditional Mexican music, games and colorful décor! In the evening, everyone enjoyed a starlit BBQ dinner with lots of food and of course, tequila!
Check out some photos from our great day of celebration!
Spring is coming! It might not feel like it to everyone yet but the end is in sight. One way to celebrate is to join Now Resorts & Spas for the upcoming spring holidays! Check out how we’re celebrating in paradise!
The Easter Bunny is coming to Now Resorts & Spas! The whole family can get their picture taken with the Bunny himself before an afternoon full of Easter fun! From Easter egg hunts to ice cream parties, where ever you look you’ll find fun for kids and parents alike!
Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday made to be celebrated under the sun. Join us in celebrating the beautiful, delicious and colorful culture of Mexico! From the music to the food we’ll go all out with a traditional Mexican celebration under the stars. And don’t worry; we’ll have plenty of tequila!
Are you ready to experience all this fun under a tropical sun? Then it might be time to book now and take advantage of our latest special offers!
This weekend, people everywhere will be chowing down on delicious Mexican food and drink in honor of Cinco de Mayo. However, in our world at Now Jade Riviera Cancun, everyday is Cinco de Mayo and we’re constantly whipping up yummy Mexican fare and mouth-watering margaritas for our guests to enjoy. Therefore, we thought it would be fun to tell you 5 of our most popular Mexican dishes. If you’re visiting us soon, be sure to stop by our Mexican restaurant, Tamarindo, and try one, if not all, of these!
1. Fish Tacos: These are a guest favorite and perfect for lunch or dinner!
2. Guacamole & Tortilla Chips: Our guacamole is out of this world and makes an excellent afternoon snack or dinner appetizer!
3. Fajitas: This signature dish makes a fabulous dinner!
4. Chicken Mole: Guests rave about the flavors of this authentic Mexican dish!
5. Enchiladas: You can ever go wrong with enchiladas!
We are so excited to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Now Resorts next week! We will be partying the night away with traditional Mexican food such as tacos, chips & guacamole, enchiladas and fajitas, and enjoying delicious Mexican cocktails and beers such as margaritas, mojitos and Coronas. Even if you’re not visiting us at the resort for this fun-filled holiday, there’s no reason you can’t celebrate at home.
Here are the recipes for Fajitas and a Mango Margarita, which are simple enough to make and sure to create quite the Cinco de May party in your own household!
2 tablespoons canola oil
3 boneless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips
1 medium onion, cut in wedges
2 cloves garlic
4 mild green or red chile peppers, seeded and sliced
1 sweet red bell pepper, seeded and cut in strips
1 green bell pepper, seeded/cut in strips
1 zucchini, trimmed, cut in strips
8 flour tortilla, warmed
1/2 cup sour cream
1 bunch green onions, trimmed, sliced
Heat the oil in a heavy skillet; cook the chicken strips over high heat, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes, or until cooked. Drain and serve.
Add the onion, garlic and chile peppers to the oil in the pan and sauté over high heat for 2 minutes. Add the bell peppers and zucchini; cook over high heat for 4 minutes, or until the vegetables have begun to have a blackened look around the edges.
Return the chicken to the pan and heat until sizzling hot. Serve right away, with warm tortillas, sour cream, guacamole, sliced green onions, and chopped tomatoes. Serve with hot cooked rice and refried beans, if desired.
1 shot (45 mL) of tequila
1/2 shot (22.5 mL) of triple sec
few drops of simple syrup
1 tablespoon (11.25 mL) of lemon juice
2 handfuls or a cup of ice cubes
Cut the mango into slices and puree the pieces in a blender or food processor with a few drops of simple syrup. Blend the tequila, triple sec, mango puree, lemon juice, and ice cubes together. Blend until everything is smooth and the ice cubes are all blended within the drink. You will know when Pour the margarita mixture into individual glasses. Garnish the cups with your favorite tropical fruit, for example pineapples. Serve and enjoy.