Hollywood, FL – Jimmy Buffett created excitement in Greater Fort Lauderdale on September 12, with a surprise visit to the site of the new Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. After a walk-through with the resort’s developer and key members of the team, Buffett gave the property a Margaritaville-inspired two fins up.
With construction on pace for its Summer 2015 grand opening, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort recently revealed a series of updates, including the announcement of its executive team and details on its St. Somewhere Spa, seven diverse food and beverage venues, meeting space and more. The resort expects to mark a major milestone, its topping off, in the coming weeks. With just one year until its doors open, the destination resort and entertainment complex has revealed a series of new details surrounding its one-of-a-kind facilities and amenities
Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and author Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is gearing up for it’s completion. Designed to offer an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail, the 349-room 17-story resort will be bring to South Florida its unique, authentic, "no worries," tropical vibe and the feeling of escape that is experienced immediately upon arrival.
"I am thrilled to be onboard and excited to help bring the vision for this exciting new resort to life," said Cate Farmer, the resort's recently appointed general manager. "With an incredible oceanfront location in Greater Fort Lauderdale and the powerful brand platform of Margaritaville, we are confident Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will emerge as a top destination for leisure and business travelers from around the world."
When it opens, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will be a welcome addition to the local dining scene that will be enjoyed by local guests and visitors alike, with seven diverse food and beverage venues, including Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, LandShark Bar & Grill, License to Chill Rooftop Bar, Lone Palm Bar and 5 o'clock Somewhere Bar.
Rounding out the resort's dining options will be JWB's, a new Margaritaville-inspired upscale dining restaurant, with details and renderings anticipated for release in the coming months. With a unique range of quality waterfront options and everything from tiki bars to upscale dining, guests will have everything they need to raise a glass and take a bite.
Travelers visiting Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will be able to indulge at the expansive, 15,000 square-foot St. Somewhere Spa, a tropical oceanfront retreat with eleven treatment rooms. Gender-specific lounges and locker rooms will be complemented by a co-ed wet lounge featuring heated benches and two uniquely designed couples treatment rooms. Services will include hot stone, aromatherapy, deep tissue, Swedish and Shiatsu massage therapy along with on-site facials, waxing, hair styling and manicures/pedicures. Steam rooms, monsoon showers and a cascade pool are also part of the facility.
Resort's Flexible Function Space Adaptive to Variety of Event Types & Sizes Guided by the philosophy that each event is a unique adventure, the resort's dedicated team of event services professionals are focused on designing authentic meeting and entertainment experiences. The ultimate destination for meetings, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will give corporate, association and social group attendees a place to focus on the business at hand and then a license to chill. Eleven distinctive meeting and event spaces will include the 10,000 square-foot 'Compass Rose Ballroom,' which will be divisible into four smaller segments – North, East, South and West. Seven additional breakout rooms will include The Board Room, Continental Drifter, Nautical Wheeler, Fins Left, Fins Right, Hemisphere Dancer and Coral Reef.