Since visiting Tulum over the holidays, we’ve been daydreaming of white sand, warm evenings and cocktails on the beach. This is usually the time of year when NYC winters seem to drag on, so a Tulum-Inspired Cocktail party felt like the best way to infuse our weekend with summer vibes.

Inspired by Hartwood’s Piña-Habanero Margarita, here are our tips to spice up your next Happy Hour.

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Inspired by the natural beauty of Tulum, we mixed wood tones, pottery + pops of blue with tropical foliage to create a beachy, vibrant backdrop.

Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Tray - Target | Blue + White Pottery - Blackbarn

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Incorporate the flavors of the Yucatán Peninsula by letting colorful citrus, peppers + garnishes double as décor.

Napkins (similar) | Vase + Beaded Garland - Anthropologie | Woven Coasters - West Elm

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Because these margaritas are best served individually, keep it casual and allow guests to garnish their own drinks.

Stoneware Plate - Blackbarn

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For an extra kick, prep your habanero-infused tequila a day or two before.