Fodor's Travel: The Long, Complicated Story of the Invention of the Piña Colada

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Caribe Hilton
20 May 2021

From the 19th century to the 1960s, few drinks have such a contested history as the piña colada. Find out how pirates, Cuba and bartenders relate to the storied past of this iconic Caribbean concoction, and how Caribe Hilton was officially dubbed the birthplace of this Puerto Rican staple in 2004.