Sarasota/Longboat Key

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

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Health & Wellness, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Key West, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

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.

Locally Sourced, Boldly Flavored: The Resort at Longboat Key Club’s New Dining Concepts

Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Expect Florida ingredients with an “equatorial” twist, nods to Sarasota’s Mid-Century Modern heritage, and an always-unobstructed view of the Gulf in Longboat Key Club’s new restaurants of Latitudes and Banyan’s Poolside.

Your Gourmet, Stone-Cooked Pizza Primer from the Pros at Opal Restaurants

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Think pizza-making may not require the same skill as, say,

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.

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.

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.

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.