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Examiner: FL’s Hollywood Beach to welcome new Margaritaville Resort this summer

Here’s a spot we can’t wait to try. As huge Jimmy Buffett fans who enjoy something nice and cold while relaxing beach side to some upbeat tunes, this one’s definitely on our to-do list.

Artist rendering of the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort's rooftop

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

The new-build Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will opening later this year on the legendary Hollywood Beach Broadwalk in Greater Fort Lauderdale, FL.

“We look forward to welcoming resort guests and locals with a taste for the good life to a spectacular arrangement of diverse food and beverage venues at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort,” said Cate Farmer, the resort’s general manager. “We are excited to feature a few classics that Margaritaville fans will know and love, while introducing unique new dining and entertainment destinations, as well.”

Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, the resort’s bars and restaurants will include:

  • JWB Prime Steak and Seafood – Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will introduce an all-new restaurant concept with its 142-seat JWB Prime Steak and Seafood. Accessible to resort guests and locals seeking a laid-back luxe dining experience, JWB will lure diners with a contemporary menu of fresh seafood including spear-caught fish, a raw bar and prime steaks paired with world-class wines and hand-crafted cocktails. Guests will savor delectable seasonal favorites at JWB, like the Florida stone crab, an assortment of sea-to-table delicacies and specialty sushi rolls. JWB, named after James (Jimmy) William Buffett himself, will offer impeccable service and intimate spaces ideal for romantic dinners or small group gatherings.
  • Floridays Airstream Café – Named after the 1986 album and song by Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is bringing another new concept to Hollywood Beach with its poolside Floridays Airstream Café. The refurbished airstream trailer will be located on the beach level just steps from the sand and feature a quick service menu with premium hot dogs, snacks, ice cold beverages that are inspired by Buffett’s travels.
  • Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville – The song that started it all, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville will celebrate the opening of its newest location at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, promising a true escape to paradise – any day, any time. With coastal-inspired, made-to-order dishes and hand-crafted cocktails, there will be no better spot to sit, sip and savor while overlooking the resort’s pool and beachscape. Live entertainment will be a key to this two-story paradisiacal concoction.
  • LandShark Bar & Grill – Inspired by the traditional beach bars of the Atlantic Coast, LandShark Bar & Grill will mix quality food, free-flowing drinks and good ol’ fashioned fun. Guests will relax al fresco on the oceanfront deck, while enjoying panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and watching adrenaline junkies go head-to-head on the resort’s FlowRider® Double.
  • License to Chill Bar – A destination unto itself, the resort’s 11th floor rooftop terrace will feature the License to Chill Bar, serving up food and beverage service daily, alongside a pool with ample space to enjoy breathtaking views of Hollywood Beach and soak in the South Florida sunshine. License to Chill, open to resort guests and private event attendees only, will feature light fare including salads, wraps and a wine list with rosés and champagnes.
  • 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill – This rustic indoor-outdoor dockside bar located on the Intracoastal Waterway, will serve up bar bites, drinks and live entertainment daily, with breathtaking sunsets as an added bonus. A waterfront beach, with a cozy fire pit, will host daily sunset rituals. The 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill will also feature a Water Taxi stop and serve as the launch pad for paddle boarding excursions and other non-motorized watersports.
  • Lone Palm Beach Bar – No shirt, no shoes – no problem. This quintessential, flip-flop friendly thatched roof tiki bar promises a tropical oasis featuring walk-up Broadwalk service and poolside service for resort guests. Sip on a cocktail – shaken or stirred – choose from a variety of beers and house drinks, or relish a ‘Cheeseburger In Paradise®.’
  • Margaritaville Coffee Shop – Guests can start their day with a cup of Margaritaville’s signature gourmet coffee and a bite at the Margaritaville Coffee Shop, located in the resort’s lobby. Serving breakfast essentials that are perfect to grab and go, the menu includes a variety of hot and cold beverages, breakfast sandwiches, croissants, pastries and more.

Read full story here: https://www.examiner.com/article/fl-s-hollywood-beach-to-welcome-new-margarittaville-resort-this-summer