If you are a Jimmy Buffet fan and love the beach life, the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort provides the perfect escape without having to leave the main land. Located an easy drive from the Tampa Bay area, the AAA Four Diamond-rated Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will have the entire family relaxed and ready for fun. From the family-friendly pools and casual dining options, the kids may never want to leave. Once you enter the colorful and casual lobby, there are quotes from Buffet’s song lyrics and art work throughout, and the stress of life melts away. Be sure to instagram a photo with the over-sized cobalt blue Flip Flop in the background. Another great lobby feature is the chandelier made with margarita glasses.


The 17-story, 349 rooms are decorated with comfort and tropical the colors of the beach – creams, beiges and blues. Many of the rooms offer views of the Atlantic ocean. Check the daily schedule for fun activities including karaoke, live music, beach yoga, bike rides and more.blank

Located across the street is the 5 o’clock Somewhere Bar & Grill offering delicious cocktails and casual bar food. Enjoy live music and a great view of the intracoastal. For an upscale dinner, be sure to dine at the JWB Prime Steak and Seafood. Named for the founder James William Buffet, JWB offers a fine dining experience with local seafood caught daily on the menu. The wine cellar offers great bottle selections and the chocolate torte for dessert pairs nicely with a bottle of red.

Unwind at the St. Somewhere Spa with a variety of massages including hot stone, deep tissue, Swedish or pamper yourself with face, nail or hair services. For additional fun, the kids might want to take a ride on the FlowRider® a surfing simulator, or try jet skis and paddle boarding that is available beachside. For all thing Buffet, be sure to stop in the boutique to take home a lasting memory. M

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

1111 N. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

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-By Ronda M. Parag