Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach

Florida’s Gulf vs. Atlantic Beach Scene

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When you think Florida, you think beach and ocean. But the state is home to two very distinct coastlines – the East Coast and the Gulf Coast – offering very different beach experiences for families, surfers, and fisherman. So which coast is the best destination for your vacation?

5 Signature Opal Dishes You Must Try

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We polled a handful of Opal’s restaurant kitchens to bring you this list of most-ordered dishes – and to get you thinking (and drooling) about your next Opal meal in the process.

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Summer

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We dug deep into all Opal destinations in Florida, Maine, and New York to build this list of top summer events and seasonal vacation ideas.

Inside Opal’s Newest Property: Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa

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Opened in October of 2017, Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa is a boutique hotel set on a hidden gem of a barrier island. Here’s what makes it your ultimate, always-relaxing home away from home.

Top Things to do on Hutchinson Island from September to December

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From the water to the land, Hutchinson Island comes alive in fall and winter with challenging fishing and challenging golf.

Top Things to do on Hutchinson Island from March to August

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Singing alligators, sunset drives, and Florida’s largest amateur surf festival are just a few reasons to visit Hutchinson Island during these select months.

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish…by Vacationing

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Exercise more, learn a new skill, travel more. If these sound like your kind of New Year’s resolution ideas, then we’ve got the perfect ways you can actually accomplish them – while taking a vacation, to boot.

Homemade Pasta-Perfecting Tips from Drift Kitchen & Bar

Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach|

Sick of the same old store-bought spaghetti? Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa’s executive chef spills his secrets on how to make a homemade pasta that’ll make any Italian grandmother proud.

Dish in Demand: The Crab-Crusted Grouper at Drift Kitchen + Bar

Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Opal Moments|

Flaky and delicious, the crab-crusted grouper at the new Drift Kitchen + Bar at Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa is sure to be a guest favorite. We share the details, ingredients, and recipe here.

The Group Fishing Retreat to Hutchinson Island

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When it comes to planning a fishing vacation with your buds, the key is picking the right spot – and there’s no better place than the “Sailfish Capital of the World.”