Destination Guides

Property in Perspective: The Resort at Longboat Key Club’s New Look

Florida Gulf Coast, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective, Sarasota/Longboat Key, Style & Design|

Sleek marble, polished wood in all tones and hues, luxury navy blue carpets and tiling – these are just a few of the nautically rich details to look forward to in the soon-to-be-completed top-to-bottom renovation at The Resort at Longboat Key Club.

Your Golf Bucket List: Top 5 Historic Holes You Must Play at Belleair Country Club

Active, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Just as the Belleview Inn pays tribute to its history as a Gilded Age Gulf icon, the two historic Donald Ross-designed golf courses at the neighboring Belleair Country Club evoke a flashback to the days when clubs were wooden and golf knickers were de rigueur.

Get the Look: Longboat Key’s Oh-So Yacht Sleek

Sarasota/Longboat Key, Style & Design|

Noticing a room in your home in need of a bit of a refresh? Why not take a page from the recently renovated spaces at The Resort at Longboat Key Club.

Alfresco Eating: Our Favorite Opal Outdoor Dining Experiences

Across Opal, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

(Above) © The League Collective, @leaguetravels Dining in an outdoor setting

5 End-of-Summer Sundowner Cocktails to Sip On

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

The days are cooling, the sun is setting earlier. Summer is taking its last gasps as we speak. So what better way to say farewell to the season than over a poolside sundowner cocktail at these various Opal properties?

Our One-Day Itinerary to the Best of Belleview Inn & Beyond

Active, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments|

While the on-site plethora of pastimes is enough to keep you busy at Belleview Inn, sister property, Sandpearl Resort, also brings guests a little bit of Clearwater Beach.

Get the Look: Key West’s Splash of Quirky Color

Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West, Style & Design|

Noticing a room in your home in need of a

5 Ways Donald Ross Lives on at The Sagamore Golf Course

Active, Experiences, Health & Wellness, Lake George, New York Adirondacks|

Ranked among “Top 200 Resort Golf Courses” by Golfweek’s Best of 2020, the 18-hole Sagamore Golf Course was designed and built under legendary course designer Donald Ross’s personal supervision in 1928 – and very much stays true to his distinct style, in more ways than one. 

5 Ways to Best Take Advantage of the Storied Bar Harbor Club & Pool House

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

Guests of West Street and Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina don’t always realize the amazing amenity they have access to when they stay here: the Bar Harbor Club, holding more than just Gilded Era history, but amazing ways to make the most out of your Bar Harbor vacation

Our Favorite Outdoor Fire Pit Experiences at Opal Resorts

Across Opal, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Destination Guides, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Treasure Island|

These seven Opal resorts offer fire pit experiences that are nothing like your average campfire – but you can still feel free to toast marshmallows.