Margaritaville Beach front Resort, LandShark Bar & Grill open up Tuesday in Jacksonville Seaside

The believed $50 million resort hotel task concluded at least a month early despite COVID-19 pandemic.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Friends will be on “island time” as shortly as they arrive at the Margaritaville Seaside Lodge in Jacksonville Seashore, which opens Tuesday at minimum a month ahead of schedule despite some COVID-19 pandemic slowdowns regarding supplies and permits.

The beachfront resort resort at 715 1st St. N. boasts 202 guest rooms and suites as effectively as the well-liked, two-tale LandShark Bar & Grill.

Other luxurious facilities include a ground-degree pool with boardwalk access, a fitness center, outdoor eating, fireplace pits and meeting area. In addition, there is floor-ground retail place and much more than 200 parking spaces.

“Location is 1 of our major amenities,” Kristin Delgado, hotel basic supervisor, advised the Occasions-Union on Monday as closing preparations have been underway to welcome company.

Delgado stated bookings have been coming in at a brisk pace even though she didn’t have the most modern numbers Monday.

The lodge and cafe emulate the relaxed, fun-filled atmosphere of the islands that songwriter Jimmy Buffet has made well-liked around the years.

Margaritaville Seaside Hotel and the LandShark Bar & Grill, she explained, will be a unique location for friends.

“There are a large amount of other resorts,” Delgado replied when asked about the level of competition in the hospitality sector at the Shorelines. But Margaritaville Beach front Hotels present hospitality and an expertise that other folks never, and are unable to match, she said.

“We are fully unique from any other resort. We are listed here to make and provide enjoyable and escapism for our company,” Delgado reported.

Delgado explained the two-tale LandShark Bar & Grill, with its upstairs LandShark Lookout, delivers wonderful views of the seashore and Atlantic Ocean as very well as a major-notch menu and choice of cocktails, beer and wine.

The restaurant, also, opens Tuesday, featuring American seashore delicacies, Delgado reported.

In maintaining with 1 of Buffet’s most preferred songs, “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” the restaurant menu involves burgers as properly as sandwiches, salads, and a bounty of seafood and fish entrees.

In addition, there will be a wide variety of margaritas and boat beverages out there at the total bar.

The eight-story resort, which broke floor in March 2019, price tag an approximated $50 million to create, Manoj Bhoola, president and main operating officer, of the developer — Elite Hospitality LLC — previously explained to the Moments-Union. Elite Hospitality acquired the Jacksonville Beach front house for $11 million in October 2017.

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