Mango Tango Cocktail Recipe – Boat Drinks

I have little black book with the recipes to some amazing cocktails, but I know there is a bar full of other drinks that I know nothing about.  A great source of original island cocktails is on the island themselves, via the crazy creative island resort bartenders.

I asked Secrets Resorts to share the recipe for their famous Mango Tango blended cocktail so that you beach bums can try it at home.  Always a crowd pleaser, the Mango Tango is a combination of Strawberry Daiquiri and Mango Daiquiri. Secrets Resorts have world class accommodations in the Riveria Maya, Dominican Republic and Jamaica, so they know a thing or two about kicking back with a refreshing drink.

Mango Tango Cocktail Recipe

Mango Daiquiri (makes 2)

  • 3 ounces dark rum
  • 1 1/2 cups mangoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 cups ice cubes

– Blend in a blender until smooth. Pour 1/4 of drink mixture into a glass.

Strawberry Daiquiri (makes 2)

  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce strawberry schnapps
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • dash grenadine
  • dash orange juice
  • 2 cups ice cubes

– Blend in a blender until smooth. Pour 1/4 of drink mixture on top of Mango Daquiri mixture.

How good does this bad boy sound? Let me know if you’ve had the pleasure of this mood enhancer.


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By | 2017-02-25T09:29:52+00:00 June 16th, 2010|Boat Drinks|13 Comments

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  1. Fabian June 17, 2010 at 9:18 am

    That drink looks like a work of art, and as any foodie and drink lover knows,
    the appetite begins with the eyes!

  2. Caron White August 19, 2010 at 11:32 am

    Am featuring your mango recipe on my blog today – and giving your kudos!


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    RumShopRyan August 19, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    Thanks Caron! Cheers!

  4. Sara van der Hoeven July 14, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    This drink looks awesome I’ll give it a whirl on Party Island this year!!Thanks

  5. Cocktail Girl May 12, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    Tried this cocktail at the Valentin Imperial Maya, Mexico while at a family wedding and loved it! My mom (who doesn’t typically drink alcohol) actually liked it and I’m thrilled you have the recipe, so I can bring back the Mexican memory on Mother’s day tomorrow. Thanks for bringing this one home “Rum Shop Ryan” – keep ’em coming and enjoy your future cocktail adventures (I know I will) 🙂

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    RumShopRyan May 13, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    My pleasure Cocktail Girl! Cheers!

  7. Hari July 2, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Do I need to use Cruzan mango rum for this or the dark rum? The picture shows mango rum but the recipe shows a regular rum. Wasn’t sure what to use? I have been looking for a recipe for this for a while ever since i returned from cancun. Thanks for sharing

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    RumShopRyan July 2, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Thanks for the comment Hari. It should be a dark rum. You don’t have to use Cruzan, it’s one of my main go to rum for mixing though. Some recipes I’ve seen add a little Mango Rum to it and some use the mango fruit chunks. That’s what I prefer. The drink already has 4oz. of rum so the Mango Rum is a bit over kill. Looks good in the photo though! Hope this helps. Cheers!

  9. Caro February 25, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    I drank a LOT of these while at Secrets Marquis Cabo san Lucas. It tasted like I had died and gone to heaven!

  10. dragos October 8, 2015 at 8:33 am

    The Mango Tango sounds really good, would love to serve it to my friends in my cocktail dispenser made by these guys here :

  11. dragos October 8, 2015 at 8:40 am

    The Mango Tango sounds really good, Would love to rey it out in my cocktail dispenser made by these guys here :

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  13. Richard Wilson August 5, 2017 at 7:39 am

    We drank this every day on our honeymoon. It goes down very easily and is perfect whilst lounging by the pool in the sun. Our Secrets resort, Maroma Beach, had the 2 daiquiris in slushy machines ready to pour. 😀 Happy memories!

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