Kendal Jenner has brought her 818 Tequila to the SLS Baha Mar.
Jenner on Saturday, hosted an opening party for 818 Shack – an open-air cocktail lounge serving drinks made with her 818 Tequila. It is her first physical cocktail lounge location outside of the United States for the 818 Tequila brand.
“We are very excited about the launch of The 818 Shack at the SLS Baha Mar,” said Jenner, founder of 818 Tequila.
“818 Tequila is perfect in refreshing cocktails after a swim or a day at the beach.”
The 818 Shack, an elevated, Tulum-style cocktail lounge experience, is located within Baha Bay. It offers craft cocktails, Mexican-inspired bites, exciting event activations and weekly DJ performances.
It’s a concept set within a tropical, vibrant atmosphere against the luxurious backdrop of Baha Mar.
The opening party hosted by Jenner feature a chic, Tulum-style beach dinner party with passed hors d’oeuvres, premium 818 Tequila cocktails, and live music at Baha Mar’s Beach Club.
“The 818 Tequila brand is an ideal partner for Baha Mar, and through The 818 Shack at Baha Bay, we will be able to offer a truly dynamic and elevated cocktail experience for all of our guests,” said Graeme Davis, president of Baha Mar.
The 818 Shack’s cocktail menu features “Berry Mint Kenny” – which features 818 Blanco, strawberries, fresh lime juice, and agave syrup; Wildside – 818 Reposado, rum, peaches and pineapple lemonade; Watermelon Dreams – 818 Tequila, Cointreau, watermelon, and fresh lime juice; Sky Juice – 818 Blanco, coconut and condensed milk, among a 10-menu offering.
Tacos and nachos bites on the menu include blue corn chicken taco, homemade corn ribeye tacos, hard shell ribeye taco, and loaded nachos; as well as a chicken flauta and ribeye empanada. A taco bowl featuring a choice of chicken or ribeye and esquite (roast corn with chipotle aioli) round out the menu.
Set amidst 15 lush acres, Baha Bay offers an array of aquatic experiences, including 24 water slides and a tropical action river, luxe poolside lounge areas with full-service private cabanas, unmatched food and beverage options, the world’s first casino gaming pavilion inside a water park, and now The 818 Shack.
Axel Gasser, vice president and general manager, SLS Baha Mar, said they are always thinking of ways to surprise and delight their guests. He said The 818 Shack in partnership with 818 Tequila will be just that.
The 818 Shack joins the resort’s vast roster of nightlife and internationally acclaimed restaurants and offer guests a one-of-a-kind experience, said Gasser.