[October 25, 2017 – Longboat Key, FL] The Resort at Longboat Key Club is well known for its exclusive location, year-round sunshine, welcoming service and now, as the #5 Florida resort in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
The renowned resort features 223 luxury suites and a full spectrum of outstanding amenities including 45 holes of golf, the Tennis Gardens, The Spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, Mind & Motion Studio and Longboat Key Club Moorings, the largest resort marina on the west coast of Florida.
“It is quite an honor to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the top resorts in Florida given the extensive competition and the sheer number of resorts within the state. We take great pride in our service excellence and this is reflected by the rankings, which are determined by actual travelers and guests. I want to extend congratulations to my entire team for a job well done,” said Jeff Mayers, General Manager, The Resort at Longboat Key Club.
No stranger to awards, the resort also ranks as a Top 25 Marina in North America by Power and Motor Yacht Magazine, a AAA Four-Diamond Resort for the 36th consecutive year and was ranked as the # 6 Tennis Resort in the world by Tennis Resorts Online in 2017.
The Resort at Longboat Key Club is part of Opal Collection, which had eleven resorts in total recognized in the top rankings of this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards including 5 other Florida properties; Sandpearl Resort, Opal Sands Resort, Edgewater Beach Hotel, Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa and Sunset Key Cottages.
Now in its 30th year, the annual rankings of the world’s best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines compiles submissions from over 300,000 readers to determine the top ranking award winners in each category. This year, readers voted on a record breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts. As the longest running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry the awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.
About The Resort at Longboat Key Club
The Resort at Longboat Key Club is Sarasota’s premier luxury beachfront resort and private membership club renowned for its distinctive guest service and unparalleled amenities. The resort is easily accessible from two international airports. On-site amenities include 45 holes of championship golf, the Tennis Gardens, The Spa, fitness center, eight distinctive restaurants and lounges, the 291 slip Longboat Key Club Moorings and a pristine Gulf of Mexico beachfront location. Accolades include being named #5,Condé Nast Traveler Top Resorts, Florida, AAA Four-Diamond Resort for 36 consecutive years, #6 Tennis Resort Worldwide by Tennis Resorts Online and a Top 25 Marina, North America by Power & Motor Yacht Magazine. Located at 220 Sands Pointe Road, Longboat Key, Florida, reservations can be made by calling (855) 314-2619 or online at www.longboatkeyclub.com.
About Opal Collection
The Opal Collection is an exclusive ensemble of premier luxury hotels and resorts. Like the beautiful qualities of natural opal gemstones, each destination shines bright with its own colorful and unique experiences. From Bar Harbor, Maine to the southernmost tip of Key West, Florida, Opal Collection provides the best locations, experiences and tastes for today’s travelers; anticipating the amenities and service expected. The Opal Collection has most recently expanded with new resorts on the east and west coasts of Florida: Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach; Treasure Island Beach Resort in Treasure Island, Zota Beach Resort in Longboat Key and Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa in Jensen Beach. Whether hiking national parks, golfing along the ocean, or sinking ones toes into Florida’s white sand, Opal Collection hotels and resorts will help guests connect and refresh, and leave them longing to return. For more information on the Opal Collection call 866.258.7247 or visit http://www.opalcollection.com.