Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Riviera Cancún opens March 2020

Margaritaville Holdings and Karisma Hotels & Resorts announced reservations are open for stays at Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Riviera Cancún, Margaritaville’s first inclusive resort experience. Located beachfront along the stunning Riviera Maya coastline in Mexico, Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Riviera Cancún uniquely captures the casual-luxe experience, providing world-class amenities coupled with a laid-back, beachy vibe for guests who value exceptional quality without pretense. Reflecting a savings of 60% off, exclusive introductory rates start at $200 per person plus a $150 resorts credit, when stays are booked by December 10, 2019.*

Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Riviera Cancún will deliver world-class amenities, service, and top-quality food and beverage. This in combination with Margaritaville’s authentic sense of fun and escapism promises to be a new favorite tropical vacation destination. Guests will be presented flip-flops and welcome drinks upon arrival, setting the tone for a refreshing Island Reserve Inclusive experience. With only 148 guestrooms and suites, the intimate beachfront property allows for a highly personalized vacation, with plenty of space to seek refuge at any of the resort’s four pools, four restaurants, six specialty bars, and 8,000-square-foot St. Somewhere Spa, by Karisma.

Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Riviera Cancún will offer nine styles of guestrooms and suites reflecting an upscale coastal design, including oceanfront and swim-up options with direct access to the main swimming pools. All accommodations open to a balcony complete with Adirondack chairs or daybeds, overlooking either the pools, gardens or Caribbean Sea. Influenced by the colors of the sea, sand and sky, accommodations have a “no worries” tropical vibe with custom maritime-inspired furnishings and authentic Mexican touches, while still providing all the expected modern conveniences, such as smart TVs and Wi-Fi.

Buffett performs at Le Select in St. Barts

Jimmy Buffett performed at the 70th anniversary of Le Select in St. Barts on Monday November 11th.

The set list from the show included “Changes in Latitudes”, “Knees of my Heart”, “Son of a Son of a Sailor”, “Chason Pour Petit Enfants”, “Volcano”, “Come Monday”, “Autour de Rocher”, “Brown Eyed Girl”, “A Pirate Looks at Forty”, “Hey Good Looking / Cheeseburger in Paradise”, and “Margaritaville” (thanks to Linda for providing the set list).

Marius Stakelborough started Le Select in St. Barth with his wife Helen on Nov. 11, 1949. He’s now 96 and was able to celebrate the 70th anniversary on Nov. 11, 2019 at Le Select. Jimmy Buffett stopped by to play a few songs. They have been friends since the 70’s and Jimmy has played at the 50th and 60th celebrations.

Jimmy Buffett Reschedules Three Florida Shows

From Margaritaville.com: Due to needed shoulder surgery planned for Jimmy Buffett – with time for recovery and therapy – it is necessary to reschedule three upcoming Florida shows.

All tickets purchased for the original shows will be honored on the new date. Fans who cannot attend the new date can get refunds at point of purchase.  Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band regret the postponement, but look forward to partying in 2020 in Florida!

Orlando
Dec. 7, 2019 concert in Orlando is rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 at the Amway Center.  Get tickets here.

Jacksonville
Dec. 10, 2019 concert in Jacksonville is rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.  Get tickets here.

Tampa
Dec. 13, 2019 concert in Tampa is rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 at the Amalie Arena.  Get tickets here.

Buffett and MacAnally perform at the Jake Owen Foundation charity show

From TCPalm.com: “Jake Owen, Jimmy Buffett, Chase Rice and more stars play Vero Beach airport hangar”

Jake Owen hosted his annual hometown concert benefiting the Jake Owen Foundation on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the Corporate Air Hangar at the Vero Beach Regional Airport. This year’s musical guests included stars and songwriters Jimmy Buffett, Mac McAnally, Larry Fleet, Chase Rice and Matt Stell.

Wheel of Fortune Home Sweet Home Giveaway

Watch Wheel of Fortune this week to win a free home. If you’ve ever dreamed of wasting away in Margaritaville but are younger than 55, there may be a free home in Westlake in your future.

Wheel of Fortune is partnering with Minto Communities to give one lucky viewer a free house this week as part of their “Home Sweet Home Giveaway

Last year, the lucky winner Michael Corbett relocated from Dayton, OH to his new home at Latitude, and the show’s hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White recently visited him there where they were surprised by singer Jimmy Buffett.

One randomly selected winner will receive a new home valued at $350,000 at Jimmy Buffett’s Latitude Margaritaville, a 55 and better active adult community located in Daytona Beach.

Simply watch Wheel of Fortune any of the five nights this week take note of the bonus round puzzle solution and enter it online at www.wheeloffortune.com.

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville now open

The Margaritaville Hotel Nashville has officially opened in SoBro. It’s the first urban Margaritaville hotel destination.

The 217-room hotel opened on the corner of Fifth Avenue South and Peabody Street.

It features a pool, sundeck, fire pits and space for live entertainment all on its rooftop. Two Margaritaville dining concepts, FINS Bar and JWB Grill as well as a Starbucks can be found inside open to the public. The hotel will also have a 11,000 square-foot indoor and outdoor space that can be used for corporate group events, weddings or other celebrations.

Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham Las Vegas

Wyndham Destinations the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, today announced that it is continuing the expansion of the Margaritaville Vacation Club® portfolio with the opening of its fourth vacation club resort destination in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February 2020.

With current locations in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, and St. Thomas, USVI, and a location in Downtown Nashville set to open next week, the new Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham – Desert Blue, a proposed future resort, offers club members a second U.S.-based resort destination to enjoy a vacation filled with music, fun and relaxation.

As a vacation club resort, the Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham – Desert Blue’s suites will feature a nautical theme and include spacious one-bedroom standard and one-, two- and three-bedroom deluxe configurations, with beautiful furnishings, separate bedrooms, and roomy living and dining areas. Every suite also offers kitchenettes or fully equipped kitchens, complete with a Frozen Concoction Maker® so club members can make their favorite boat drinks right in the comfort of their suite. Owners can relax with family and friends around the resort’s two outdoor pools and hot tubs, while the littlest guests have their very own wading area and children’s splash pad to enjoy. The resort also offers additional amenities including a poolside bar, fire pit, game room, and full fitness center.

This new Margaritaville Vacation Club destination is located within the Club Wyndham® Desert Blue resort at 3200 West Twain Avenue in Las Vegas. Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham – Desert Blue is now accepting reservations from owners for stays as early as Feb. 14, 2020.

In addition to the Las Vegas expansion, Margaritaville Vacation Club by Wyndham – Nashville is set to open on November 1, 2019, with a location right in the heart of downtown Nashville.   To learn more, visit MargaritavilleVacationClub.com.