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Best Florida Vacation Destinations
The quest for the best Florida vacation destinations is a common inquiry – and deeply researched topic – among our guests. So we did the legwork to deliver these curated selections tailored to various travel interests. Read More
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Your Guide to the Best of Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach
Halfway between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Atlantic Avenue is Delray Beach’s version of Worth Avenue or Las Olas Boulevard with – dare we say? – a little more attitude. We’ve got just the list of latest hotspots you must hit along this award-winning avenue. Read More
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Best Rooftop Bars on the Eastern Seaboard
If you’re looking for rooftop bars along the eastern coast of the US, we have six worthy waterside picks in Opal destinations, from Bar Harbor, Maine, down to Key West, Florida. Read More
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10 Experiences to Level Up Your Next Opal Escape
Opal Collection resorts and hotels are more than just luxurious places to lay your head. From private chef-led culinary events to hands-on outdoor adventures you’ll be raving about for years to come, here’s how our collection can craft and connect you to indelible experiences that discerning travelers covet. Read More
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Happy hour at Delray Sands Resort

After Check-In: Delray Beach, Florida

There are plenty of ways to build your afternoon and evening after check-in at Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach into some of the most memorable moments of your entire vacation. Cue the Jimmy Buffett There’s no better place to get your Delray Beach vacation mind-set started than at happy… Read More

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10 Reasons to Visit Jupiter and North Palm Beach, FL

An animal lover’s paradise and sport fanatic’s dream, Jupiter and the greater area of North Palm Beach, Florida, is much more than sandy shores and gently sloshing waves. 1.) Rocks that are rare In a region studded with miles of sandy beaches, the unique craggy limestone shore at… Read More

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Jupiter, Florida

After Check-In: Jupiter, Florida

A 4 p.m. check-in at the Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa still leaves plenty of time for some fun in Jupiter, Florida. Indulge your inner child with turtle spotting or relax with a late-afternoon massage. Sunset Cruise With the setting sun and cool Atlantic breezes crossing the coast, a late-afternoon… Read More

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Delray Beach cruises

Delray Beach and Boca Raton: Out of the Ordinary

This Atlantic coast luxury resort destination provides some surprising finds beyond the sun, surf, and sand between your toes. Afternoon Luxury Cruise Sure, an afternoon out on the water is expected when visiting Delray Beach, but how about spending an afternoon aboard a 105-foot luxury yacht? Run by cooking-master-and-captain pair… Read More

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North Palm Beach golf

Jupiter/North Palm Beach’s Golf Utopia

This is the place where pro golfers live and amateurs come to play; North Palm Beach and Jupiter have a golf utopia with more holes than a colander. It might be the 234 days of sunshine a year, or perhaps it’s the average 73-degree temperature cooled by a prevailing breeze… Read More

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Our Picks: Vacation Ideas For Movie Lovers

Plenty of vacation ideas across the map have caught 15 seconds of fame in movies, but these OPAL destinations figured front and center in classic films. Photo © Alcon Entertainment Great Expectations [Sarasota, FL] By the late 1990s, John Ringling’s Ca’ d’Zan was in… Read More

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