Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa's Journey to MargaritavilleIn July 2017 we announced our intention to re-brand the resort to a Margaritaville Resort in 2018. In order to successfully achieve the opening of Margaritaville in November, 2018, we have made a decision to close the hotel for renovations beginning September 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018 to carry out our renovation plans without any impact on guests.
Margaritaville Holdings and Driftwood Acquisitions & Development Come Together in Rebranding of Renowned U.S., Costa Rica Resorts
Orlando, Fla. - July 13, 2017 - Margaritaville Holdings and Driftwood Acquisitions & Development (DAD) today announced the rebranding of two high-profile resorts in the U.S. and Costa Rica. Tan-Tar-A Resort in Central Missouri and Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa in Costa Rica will join Margaritaville's rapidly expanding portfolio of hotels and resorts, effective immediately.
Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa in Guanacaste, Costa RicaSurrounded by the white sand beaches of Flamingo Beach on the northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa is an oceanfront paradise nestled in tropical splendor. The resort offers 120 spacious guestrooms and suites, along with a full range of activities for eco-tourists, families, couples and more. In addition to its location on the Blue Flag-certified ecological Flamingo Beach, the property boasts a large main pool with a swim-up bar, an oceanfront restaurant and lounge, a family center, watersports, a spa, a tennis court and a fitness center. Social event and corporate meeting facilities are also available, including an intimate, private venue overlooking the ocean. Nearby activities range from scuba diving and deep-sea fishing to jungle canopy tours and day trips to the famous Arenal Volcano.
Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, MissouriTan-Tar-A Resort is a 500-room lakefront property spread across 1,150 miles of shoreline on Lake of the Ozarks, perfectly positioned to transport guests into Margaritaville's vacation state of mind. Amenities include 27-holes of golf across two courses, a 103-slip marina, eight food and beverage venues, a full-service spa and salon, a fitness center, horseback and pony riding, and numerous sports facilities including tennis, basketball and beach volleyball courts. Indoor and outdoor pools are located throughout the property, as well as a 20,000 square-foot indoor waterpark. A premier destination for corporate meetings, incentive retreats and social functions, the resort is home to more than 91,000 square feet of event space. For those looking to say "I Do," an on-site wedding chapel is also available.
About MargaritavilleMargaritaville has become America's leading lifestyle escapism brand. Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and author, Jimmy Buffett, whose songs evoke a passion for tropical escape and relaxation.
About Driftwood Acquisitions & DevelopmentDAD is a Miami, Florida-based company with a first-of-its-kind business model, providing the perfect vehicle for accredited investors to co-invest in institutional quality cash flowing hotel assets. The company finds and quickly acquires the best opportunities in the U.S. hotel market with its own capital. Once these hotels are secured and under management, DAD opens each asset to individual clients to participate, allowing the investor to build his or her own portfolio rather than investing in traditional blind pools. This eliminates risk factors and uncertainty, providing an innovative vehicle to strategically invest in hotel opportunities.
About Driftwood Hospitality ManagementDHM currently manages approximately 40 hotels with more than 8,000 rooms throughout the United States and Costa Rica. The portfolio includes a broad cross-section of branded hotels ranging from large full-service to mid-size, extended stay and limited-service properties, as well as independent hotels, boutiques and resorts. The members of the company's senior management team have an average of 20 years of experience in all segments of the lodging industry and have proven highly successful in the development of new hotels and hotel takeovers, as well as the re-positioning and optimization of hotel operations.
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Let The Fin Begin!
Our journey to Margaritaville is underway and we wanted to share with you some renderings of Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo.
Some fun facts on our new brandMargaritaville is a global brand inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and author, Jimmy Buffett, whose songs evoke a passion for tropical escape and relaxation. Margaritaville delivers a tropical experience where anyone can enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of their favorite destination regardless of their current latitude. Since launching its first restaurant location in Key West, FL in 1987, Margaritaville has become America's leading lifestyle escapism brand. The Margaritaville portfolio includes restaurants, resorts, vacation club properties, residential real estate and vacation homes. Consumers can also escape everyday through a collection of Margaritaville consumer products including apparel, footwear, frozen concoction makers, home décor and more. Additionally, the brand's food, beverage and spirits lines deliver authentic, tropical escapism to fans around the world.
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