Florida Gulf Coast

My Belleview Inn Memory: Secret Service, the Cabana Club, and Golf & Glamour

Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

If these walls could talk, they’d whisper stories about past presidents wandering these halls, weddings taking place generation after generation within the ballrooms, special anniversary dinners, and more. But alas, walls cannot talk. Luckily, these longtime locals can.

Eating Your Way through Opal Sands Resort’s Most Delicious Dining Experiences

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

Dining at Opal Sands Resort is certainly about the food – after all, all the dining outlets are serviced by its award-winning restaurant. But they also come in some delicious settings. Here’s how to best sample – and savor – them all in one day.

6 Amenities & Attractions that Families Flip for at Zota Beach Resort

Active, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Opal Moments, Opal's Own Recipes, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Zota Beach Resort may boast modern and stylish architectural touches and accommodations, but don’t misinterpret that to read as “not suitable for children.”

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?

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.

Top 3 Ways to Savor Sunset at Treasure Island Beach Resort

Active, Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Treasure Island|

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

Across Opal, Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

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?

Design in Detail: 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.