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5 Ways to Reclaim Your Postponed Vacations

Postponed doesn’t have to mean canceled. Whether it was an annual holiday celebration the whole family was excited for or a big anniversary you had hoped to spend on white-sand beaches, it’s due time to cash in your rain-checks and cancelations for check-in confirmations. Here are five fabulous festivities across Opal’s properties. Plan accordingly.

Turkey Served Seaside: Florida or Maine Style

Leave the cooking to us this Thanksgiving holiday! All you have to do is choose which of our Opal destinations you’re craving more: a coastal holiday spent in Bar Harbor, Maine, or sublime, sunny weather to be thankful for at Opal Grand Oceanfront Resort & Spa in Delray Beach!? Opal Grand is serving up a buffet that’s just that: Grand! Delicious details include bottomless mimosas, maple brined turkey breast, roasted root vegetables, crispy turkey confit and much more. In coastal Maine, Harborside Hotel’s own La Bella Vita will have your favorite, tasty Turkey Day classics paired with stunning views for the family to enjoy together on Thanksgiving. They’ll be busy be basting, seasoning, slicing, and dicing while you have fun at a turkey trot at Acadia National Park, on a leisurely hike on Mt. Desert Island, or by simply sipping cocktails by the sea together. Whether it’s warm fireplaces or sandy beaches, a little pampering will go a long way in creating that family holiday vibe you’ve been missing. Stress free.

Where to Stay | Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina | Opal Grand Oceanfront Resort & Spa

Christmas at Lake Placid Lodge 

Whether you bring the family or prefer a romantic winter wonderland experience with your sweetheart, catch the holiday spirit at Lake Placid Lodge. The twinkle of our famous Christmas decorations, itinerary of holiday activities for all ages, lakefront accommodations, and celebrated master chefs will have you singing carols in no time. There’s no better place to be during the holiday season than tucked into a big, cozy bed while a crackling fire warms your dreams.

Where to Stay | Lake Placid Lodge

New Year’s Eve the Key West Way 

Maybe you’re ready for a wild and crazy friends-night to remember. If so, Key West has your number where eccentric nightlife lights up the streets on New Years Eve. Start off the evening at the Opal Key Resort Pier where the nightly sunset celebration gets turned up a notch for New Year’s Eve. Then head into town for your pick of parties. Watch the pirate wrench lower at Schooner Wharf or the famous conch shell drop at Sloppy Joes. Take a midnight party cruise or listen to live music just about anywhere. The next morning, enjoy a late breakfast at the hotel under a clear, bright sky.

Where to Stay | Sunset Key Cottages | The Capitana Key West | Opal Key Resort & Marina | The Laureate Key West

Valentine’s Day in Coastal Maine

Saying “I Love You” is easy at the Samoset Resort on the Ocean where February boasts cozy fires and old-world charm, perfect for romance. Couple that with an intimate and delicious meal at La Bella Vita where an extensive wine list will have you warming up to each other and a couple’s massage at the spa will keep you both relaxed. Gracious accommodations and luxurious hospitality are what every duo needs every now and again.

Where to Stay | Samoset Resort

February Florida Vacation  

Instead of play dates and mini camps to keep the kids busy, turn their February school vacation into family time by the ocean or the pool with a Florida vacation at one of our Opal resorts. With an abundance of family amenities in every resort from Key West to Clearwater, you’ll all get the break you’ve needed. From whale-watching to beach-combing, every day will feel like summer again. 

Where to Stay | Belleview Inn | Edgewater Beach Hotel | Lido Beach Resort | Opal Sands Resort | The Resort at Longboat Key Club |  Sandpearl Resort | Treasure Island Beach Resort | Zota Beach Resort 

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