As Cinco de Mayo approaches, it’s time to plan your celebrations and what better place to start than the luxurious Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit? This AAA Five Diamond all-inclusive resort is taking your festivities to a whole new level with their exclusive Golden Ranch Water cocktail. Perfect for those who love to indulge in something unique and extravagant, this glittery drink has been making waves on social media over the past few summers. Featuring 24K edible gold flakes, you’ll be sipping on a sparkly concoction that is truly one of a kind.

The Golden Ranch Water is not just about its dazzling appearance, but also its exquisite taste. The drink harmoniously blends spicy jalapeño and tajin (chili salt) with the refreshing flavors of fresh lime, tequila, and Topo Chico sparkling mineral water. At the heart of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit’s mission is a dedication to providing exceptional experiences for their well-traveled and culinary-driven guests. This innovative cocktail is a testament to their commitment to going above and beyond, ensuring that your Cinco de Mayo celebration is truly unforgettable.

Grand Velas Golden Ranch Water Recipe

Golden Ranch Water recipe from Grand Velas

Can’t make it to Mexico? Try the Golden Ranch Water cocktail recipe at home. Here’s how to make it:


  • 3 jalapeño slices
  • 1 Lime, freshly sliced
  • 1.5 oz Lime juice, sweetened
  • Chili lime seasoning (optional)
  • 1 Topo chico sparkling mineral water
  • 3 oz of Tequila La Santa


  1. Prepare your seasoning and rim the top of the glass with chili lime seasoning
  2. Add the tequila, lime juice, and jalapeño slices to the glass
  3. Add ice and top off with Topo chico and a lime slice to garnish
  4. Serve and enjoy!