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Blue Whale

Photo: Michael Kraus; Styling: Roscoe Betsill
Yield Makes 1 cocktail
The Blue Whale is a signature cocktail at the Whale Watching Bar at Sandos Finisterra resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. As a blue whale is to Baja so is Curacao to this martini: a sweet delight.


  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) blue Curaçao
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) crème de cassis
  • Ice
  • Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Garnish: lemon twist

How to Make It

  1. Combine Curaçao and crème de cassis in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass, and top with Champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish, if desired.
Whale Watching Bar at Sandos Finisterra resort, Los Cabos, Mexico