Florida Gulf Coast

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?

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.

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.

Our Favorite Opal Private Retreats

Across Opal, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Style & Design|

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.