Food & Drink

Dish in Demand: The Pan-seared Hogfish at Sea-Guini

Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal's Own Recipes, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Meet the melt-in-your mouth key ingredient that stars in the wildly popular pan-seared hogfish at Opal Sands’s Sea-Guini, plus the recipe for you to take home.

Dish in Demand: The Crab-Crusted Grouper at Drift Kitchen + Bar

Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Opal's Own Recipes|

Flaky and delicious, the crab-crusted grouper at the new Drift Kitchen + Bar at Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa is sure to be a guest favorite. We share the details, ingredients, and recipe here.

ICYMI: What’s New at The Resort at Longboat Key Club & Longboat Key

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

(Above) © @theweekendfox, Katherine Fox Haven’t been to Longboat Key

ICYMI: What’s New at Lido Beach Resort & Sarasota

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Haven’t been to Sarasota, Florida, in a while? Here’s what you’ve been missing, from Lido Beach Resort’s all-new Drift Kitchen & Bar to a landmark modern art museum that has garnered attention from The New York Times.

ICYMI: What’s New at Zota Beach Resort & Longboat Key

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Haven’t been to Longboat Key in a while? Here’s what you’ve been missing, from Zota Beach Resort’s new menu items and poolside games to a trampoline playground in Sarasota that is billed as the largest inflatable adventure park in the US.

Inside the New Sarasota Art Museum

Active, Arts & Culture, Destination Guides, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

What happens when you turn a historic high school campus into a world-class museum? You get the much-anticipated Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College.

Top Things to Do in Clearwater/St. Petersburg from March through May

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Only during these months in Clearwater and St. Pete, Florida, will you find MLB spring training, monarch butterflies galore, and a 10-day sand-sculpting festival.

ICYMI: What’s New at Opal Sands Resort

Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Why this is the year to reacquaint yourself with Opal Sands Resort and its surrounding attractions in Clearwater and St. Petersburg.

ICYMI: What’s New at Treasure Island Beach Resort

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

(Above) © The League Collective Why this is the year

Our Picks: Opal Romantic Getaways

Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a place to rekindle as a couple, we’ve got five OPAL destinations just for the two of you.