Destination Guides

Where to Stay: The Capitana Key West

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Where to Stay|

The Capitana Key West, Key West’s newest boutique hotel opening in December of 2020, is inspired by the famous shipwrecks that dot the shores off the Florida Keys.

Where to Stay: Opal Key Resort & Marina

Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West, Where to Stay|

A block from Duval Street and next to Mallory Square, the resort is a hub of activity that’s still able to remain a tropical escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown.

This or That: Opal Key Resort & Marina and The Capitana Key West

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This winter, Opal will add two more Key West, Florida, properties to its collection. But just because they share the same zip code, don’t think that that means they are carbon copies of each other. Read on to see what makes each of these gems uniquely Opal.

Bigger, Better, Beautiful Beaches: 3 Opal Properties’ Recent Beach Nourishment Projects

Across Opal, Active, Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Naples, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

It’s not your imagination. The beaches at Edgewater Beach Hotel, Lido Beach Resort, and Jupiter Beach Resort are all bigger and better than you remember. But how and why?

Why Lake Placid Lodge is Your Social-Distancing Dream Resort

Active, Experiences, Family, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

It’s not just the resort's remote location – nestled in the heart of the six-million-acre forested wilderness of the Adirondacks – that makes Lake Placid Lodge the stuff of your social-distancing dreams.

A Guest-Geared Guide to Opal’s Sweetest Hotel Suites

Active, Arts & Culture, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Lake George, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

We aren’t speaking in hyperbole when we say these rooms are our biggest and boldest. And we’re presenting them to you based on what type of grand retreat you’re looking book.

Opal’s Guide to Stocking Your Home Bar for the Fall Season

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Say sayonara to the spiked seltzers, palomas, mojitos, and crisp white wines of summer, and hello to some of our fall favorites – whiskeys, rum, liqueurs, and seasonal beers and wines – to start stocking up within your own bar.

6 Fresh Ways to Get on the Water in Key West

Active, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West|

The hardest part won’t be finding a way to get on the water in Key West, but a way to fit all these unique aquatic adventures in during your next visit.

Top 3 Ways to Savor Sunset at Treasure Island Beach Resort

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Taking in the famous Gulf Coast sunset from the perfect perch is one thing, but accenting it with sunset-inspired cocktails and custom-crafted dishes brings it to a whole new level at Treasure Island Beach Resort.

Condé Nast–Confirmed: 12 Opal Properties Recognized in 2020’s Readers’ Choice Awards

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The people have spoken. Twelve Opal Collection properties were awarded Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards. So what’s all the fuss about?