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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Weekend

featuring Clase Azul, Volcan and Dos Hombres


Get ready for a Grand weekend-long fiesta for Cinco de Mayo. 

Discover The Art of Tequila with special guest and Volcan tequila Ambassador, Carlos Crain from Mexico City, who will share with you the mastery of Tequila crafting through an array of signature events all weekend long. Enjoy a Tequila tasting reception and Tequila pairing dinner on Friday May 5th followed by a putting competition at Grand Golf along with a Mexican flavored brunch with all you can drink margaritas both Saturday and Sunday. After the Grand Fiesta, relax with a detoxifying body wrap treatment at our award-winning Spa.   


Tequila Tasting Event

Join Volcan Global Brand Ambassador, Carlos Crain, coming from Mexico City especially for the event to share with you the mastery of tequila. Guests will enjoy a guided tasting tour while learning about the process of making tequila, its variety and story behind tequila artisans. The tequila tasting includes a variety of Mexican tapas along with pours of Blanco, Reposado, Anejo, Crystalino, Smoke and the newest release, XA.   

Friday, May 5 | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Amaya Terrace
$75 per person, plus tax and gratuity

liquor tasting

Tequila Pairing Dinner featuring exclusively Clase Azul, Volcan de Mi Tierra and Dos Hombres

Experience a unique communal dinner on Cinco de Mayo with renowned Volcan de Mi Tierra, Dos Hombres, and Clase Azul Tequila houses. Enjoy an authentic Mexican culinary experience perfectly paired with the ultimate tequila selection along with carefully crafted tequila cocktails. Volcan ambassador, Carlos Crain, from Mexico City will share the craft and mastery of Tequila.

Friday, May 5 | 6:30 pm
Six-course paired dinner
$175 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Limited availability



Cinco de Mayo Weekend Brunch at Amaya

Keep the celebration going with a special Baja brunch on Saturday or Sunday morning. Savor a three-course Mexican inspired brunch including chilaquiles or huevos rancheros complete with margaritas. 

Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Three-courses with unlimited margaritas
$70 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Spa & Golf

spa whirlpool

Detoxifying Replenish Body Wrap

Detoxifying Replenish Body Wrap
$245 Mon-Thurs, $255 Fri-Sun
plus tax and gratuity 

The nourishing wrap experiences begins with a dry body brushing to gently exfoliate the skin and is followed by a mini-therapeutic massage.  The deeply moisturizing wrap of Porphyria red algae, hyaluronic acid and clary sage protects the skin, fights water retention and balances the senses. 

Man and woman playing golf

Golf Putting Competition

Golf Putting Contest hosted by Ambassador Carlos Crain of Volcan 
Sunday, May 7 | 11:00 am
Exclusively for members and overnight resort guests

How is your putting game? See how you compare in the putting contest. The prizes are worth the try. 

  • First place wins a bottle of XA ($220 retail value) and a Round of Golf 
  • Second place wins a bottle of Reposado ($60 retail value) and driving range session  
  • Third place wins a bottle of Blanco ($50 retail value) 

Call the golf shop to sign up at: 858-314-1930

Overnight Offerings

Amaya's outdoor seating area

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Package

Savor the Art of Tequila signature events and extend the Fiesta with an exclusive overnight stay combined with a Mexican flavored brunch. 

  • Friday, May 5 – “The Art of Tequila” tasting reception tour 
  • Friday, May 5 – Tequila six-course dinner 
  • Cinco de Mayo Post Brunch Saturday morning 
  • Room for 1 night, Friday, May 5 


adults relaxation pool

Cinco de Mayo Extravaganza Weekend

Looking for a fun getaway? Stay at Grand Del Mar and enjoy our Cinco de Mayo Festivities all weekend long. Enjoy The Art of Tequila signature events on Friday night, an exclusive putting competition on Sunday and detoxifying spa treatment along with breakfast for two each morning.  

Enjoy our California lifestyle and immerse in nature on a guided morning hike or on bike and soak up the sights, sounds and smells of the canyon with endless views at every turn. The Fairmont Grand Del Mar also offers two dozen weekly outdoor activities including yoga, meditation and archery. 

Cinco de Mayo Extravaganza Weekend Package for two people including:  

  • Friday, May 5 – “The Art of Tequila” tasting reception tour 
  • Friday, May 5 – Tequila six-course dinner 
  • Sunday, May 7 – Putting Competition
  • $250 spa credit perfect for the Detoxifying Replenish Body Wrap 
  • Room for two nights (5/5-5/7)  
  • Breakfast for two each day