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The hotel bar can be the perfect place for a sensory experience through flavors and textures commonly found in Cocle tradition creating a space for you to share incredible moments with family and friends. And if you would like something more traditional, a well-curated cocktail menu is available.
One of the main goals in Buenaventura is to rescue and promote the legacy and traditions found in Cocle. In Papala, you can enjoy a profound sensory experience that you will not be able for trying it and forget it.
Since it is an area rich in culture and nature, this approach is full of surprises through its interpretation of the classic cocktails known worldwide with a local twist.
The key lies in understanding two things: the background of each of the liquors and the combination with local produce, reinventing flavors and textures that delight the palate and leave an unforgettable memory for all of those willing to try the cocktail bar.
If you are up for it, Palapa promises a trip through the five senses. Here are four of the classic cocktails that you can enjoy.
Riviera Pacífica (Mojito)
Inspired by the mojito, this welcome cocktail uses Seco Herrerano – typical Panamanian liqueur – mint, pineapple, a syrup with a pineapple base, cinnamon, and coconut – three common elements in Panamanian homes – and passion fruit.
A fresh cocktail with subtle flavors served in a glass decorated with plantain leaves and coconut.
This is an homage to initial settlements that has guava as its main element and transforms it into a sensory experience very faithful to the first towns in the region. Ketel One, ginger beer and a guava scrub provide an unforgettable experience.
The decoration of the glass represents the talent that the Guna people have to create with their hands.
The American traditional with a Panamanian touch, representing its best ambassador: the coffee. Campari, vermouth, coffee-infused rum, and condiments such as cinnamon and sweet pepper, create a cocktail carefully balanced between the bitterness of the rum, the coffee, and tonic water.
A memorable drink because you will not find it anywhere else.
The famous Mexican cocktail reinvented with a tamarind base, a typical fruit in the area, that heightens the perfect balance between tequila and mezcal. An explosion of flavors that include a fine layer of aji Chombo dust.