Key West

6 of The Best Botanical Gardens in the US & Opal Destinations

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Pop art woven among blooms, a royal garden cultivated for a king, and a Japanese-style sanctuary reimagined for the craggy coast of Maine. Consider seeking out these best botanical gardens rooted to Opal destinations for a much-needed breath of fresh air.

Why Sunset Key is the Island Escape You’ve Been Craving

Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, Opal Moments|

Travelers are dreaming about far-flung island escapes more than ever. Yet, not everyone is quite ready for the long-distance travel that comes with it – and that’s precisely what makes a stay at Sunset Key Cottages a thing of true beauty.

The Not-So-“Sloppy” Side of Key West After Dark

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West|

When the sun goes down, the bars along the central

6 Top-Notch Tiki Bars to Transport Yourself to the Tropics

Beach, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

You still may not be quite ready to hop a plane to a far-flung island retreat, but tiki bars, with their thatched roofs and retro allure, have this uncanny ability to transport you somewhere far, far away.

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

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, Opal Moments|

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

Our Favorite Opal Private Retreats

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The idea of isolation takes on a different meaning when on vacation. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of Opal’s best on-property cabins, cottages, and other tucked-away spaces that marry supreme privacy with the ultimate escape.