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Luscious Las Alamandas offers chance to taste 120 tequilas during 3-day getaway

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Ole tequila fans, how you would like an opportunity to sample more 120 different brands, but hopefully not all at once. Las Alamandas, an intimate upscale resort south of the border on the Mexican Riviera is offering its guests a chance to taste five different tequilas a day plus a special dinner with tequila-based dishes during a three night getaway honoring the national beverage.

Las Alamandas claims the highest certification, the Agave de Oro, from the Tequila Regulatory Council of Mexico because of the large number of tequila brands it offers and dishes it prepares with the iconic Mexican beverage. As part of the special you can select five tequilas you want to taste each day. A tequilero guides guests on a tasting tour describing the history, production process, the types and how to drink it. You also get a special private dinner setup with candles and torches where you can savor delicious entrees concocted with tequila.

The three-nighter , which s valid from now through October 31, 2014 with rates starting at $1,100 for two, also includes suite accommodations, welcome cocktails, tropical fruit platter, and daily a la carte breakfast at the Oasis Restaurant or in the privacy of your suite. Reservations: Tel. + (52) 322 285-5500; Toll free in U.S. and Canada 888-882-9616 info@alamandas.com.

The gracious, 17-room resorts sits on 1,500 acres of tropical terrain, nestled within a private nature reserve boasting four private beaches, two lakes, a river, and a private airstrip. You can walk to lookout points with dramatic panoramas of the coast, focus your binoculars on numerous varieties of birds, bike or horseback ride on private trails, swim in the warm ocean waters and picnic on a beach of your own.

Suites are quite roomy and vibrantly adorned in chic Mexican with oversize bathtubs, terraces and private Jacuzzis. There is a beachfront Spa Pavilion where you enjoy massages accompanied by the soothing sounds of the Pacific Ocean. Gourmet farm-to-table Contemporary Mexican cuisine is prepared daily with seafood freshly caught by local fisherman, meats and free-range eggs and chicken raised by local farmers, and fruits and vegetables grown in the resort’s own organic gardens.

Among the facilities are a 60-foot swimming pool, a lighted tennis court, half basketball court, croquet, lawn chess, mountain bikes, a fully equipped air-conditioned gym, ping-pong, a lounge with a big-screen TV, and a roof-top lounge bar called “Estrella Azul,” or Blue Star. A Kids Club offers a program of games, arts and crafts, and activities for the little ones.

This sounds like the perfect deal for tequila drinkers, couples and anyone who wants to escape to paradise for a few days. Watch t he video for the best way to sample fine tequilas. Stay thirsty my amigos.

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