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Toast Mexican Independence Day with Tequila Tasting at Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

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The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is the perfect spot to celebrate Mexicoís Independence Day (Sept. 16) with its host of amenities and activities incorporating the countryís rich heritage and vibrant culture in a luxurious setting.

The hotel offers 1,200 feet of white sand beach, the destinationís largest, and a number of enticements for all types of traveler, such as the KayantŠ Spa retreat, award winning restaurants and an impressive Culinary Center. In honor of the occasion, tequila tastings and dinner directly on the beach following a day exploring nearby Mayan sites is the most alluring way to celebrate.

At The Ritz-Carlton, Cancunís state-of-the-art Culinary Center, guests can enjoy an interactive tequila tasting for a traditional gastronomic experience thatís unique to the region.

Participants are introduced to the history and sophistication of tequila by sampling six special varieties. Following the tasting, guests are invited to dine at Casitas (above), Cancunís only restaurant sitting directly on the beach. Relaxing in hand-made cabanas transformed into private dining rooms overlooking the ocean, guests can savor a plethora of local cuisine and traditional favorites while enjoying live entertainment. Visit to learn more.

Jared Paul Stern

Jared Paul Stern has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the New York Times' T magazine, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Bergdorf Goodman magazine and Luxist among others. The founding editor of the Page Six magazine, he has also served as a judge for everything from the International Best Dressed List to the F...(Read More)

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