Florida Gulf Coast

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.

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