Opal Moments

7 Must-See Stops in Bradenton’s Village of the Arts

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

Located no more than 10 miles north of Sarasota proper

Sarasota’s Secret Surf Scene

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

When it comes to the best surfing in Florida, your mind likely goes to the East Coast stretch of the state. That’s not the case for waterman Juan Rodriguez, who, despite having surf all over the world, has always been partial to the surf scene of Sarasota.

Day On, Day Off: The Samoset Resort & Rockport

Active, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

When it comes to things to do in Rockport, Maine, we have the perfect ways to spend two days – the first occupied with the offerings at The Samoset Resort; the second, a full day in town.

A Participating Chef’s Perspective on Delray Beach’s “Savor the Avenue”

Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Opal Moments|

What happens when you host a dinner party for 1,100 people at a 1,320-foot, five-block-long table? You get Delray Beach’s annual March Savor the Avenue event.

Rare Rocks: Inside Jupiter Island’s One-of-a-Kind Blowing Rocks Preserve

Active, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Opal Moments|

Celebrating five decades of protection in 2019, Jupiter’s Blowing Rocks Preserve is considered one of The Nature Conservancy’s proudest achievements – and most fascinating stretches of restored barrier island habitats in all of Florida.

Naples’s Novel Wellness Trend: Animal Yoga

Active, Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Naples, Opal Moments|

Downward dog and upward dog take on entirely new meanings when you perform the poses…with your dog. That’s just one of the ways the health mecca of Naples, Florida, is pioneering the trend of “animal yoga.”

Day On, Day Off: Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa and Jupiter Beach

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Opal Moments|

Looking for a unique combination of relaxation and activity – fueled by fantastic food and drink? Look no further than Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa and Jupiter Beach, which offer 24 hours (and more) of sights, sports, and sensational cuisine.

Property in Perspective: Zota Beach Resort

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

One of Opal’s newer properties (it opened in spring if

Street Smart: Cleveland Street in Clearwater

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

Clearwater Beach is known for its artsy, beachy vibe, but

Condé Nast–Confirmed: 10 Opal Properties Recognized in 2018’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

The people have spoken. Ten Opal Collection properties were awarded