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Tropical resort lands in the middle of a mountain river
By Jeaneane Payne

A luxury tropical resort has found its way to a beautiful mountain river right in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg. Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg officially opened its doors on Thursday, June 28. This property sits on a beautiful and peaceful mountain river which surrounds Margaritaville on three sides.

When staying at the resort, be prepared to be swept away by its charm, beauty, and intoxicating aroma of coconut oil. Upon entering the welcoming lobby, you will immediately feel as if you are on a tropical island. The decor throughout the entire resort is in various shades of tropical green, causing you to relax in seconds. The resort brings sophisticated amenities to match its tropical decor.

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Exterior of Margaritaville Resort. Images by Jeaneane Payne

If you’re dreaming of a getaway at one of Gatlinburg’s most luxurious hotels, you can satisfy your dream at the new Margaritaville Resort. Bring that special "someone" or the entire family. You'll find perfect amenities, either way.

Nestled in the hills of the Great Smoky Mountains, the resort offers an unmatched combination of opulent amenities and comfortable accommodations. A comfortable bar in the massive lobby, an outdoor fire pit surrounding by relaxing seating, and an outdoor pool provide opportunities for enjoying an island on a mountain river. Add to all that a luxury spa and full service salon, and you've got the vacation you've always wanted.

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Outdoor firepit with comfortable rocking chairs

A massive lobby consists of a reservations area with polite and friendly desk clerks, a bar, seating areas with a fireplace and TV's, and a bakery.

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Outdoor pool.
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Sitting area in the lobbyl

In addition to all the amenities I've already mentioned, the resort features multiple restaurant concepts, 3,000 square-feet of event space, indoor and outdoor pools, an indoor hot tub, and unique family suites. There is also a children's pool and a gazebo on the river for wedding ceremonies.

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Reception area
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Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg is a 163-room, seven-story complex offering an authentic “no worries” tropical vibe inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and author Jimmy Buffett. You'll discover a high degree of hospitality during your stay.

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Family suite living area has a 52" TV
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Family suite bedroom also has a 52" TV

Just a few steps from the hotel, there is a renowned art institute, Arrowmont, which you must visit. Gatlinburg is well known as an enclave for some of America’s most famous photographers, painters, and writers. Throughout Gatlinburg are many art galleries showcasing Smoky Mountain landscapes and wildlife. Within close range of Margaritaville you will discover lots of restaurants, unique shops, and fun attractions.

The Smoky Mountain area boasts four unique and beautiful seasons. There are many reasons to visit during any season. This autumn, enjoy the tropical colors at Margaritaville along with vibrant colors outdoor shades of red, orange, and gold and spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains. As one of the most beautiful seasons the Smoky Mountains has to offer, this is the perfect time of year to enjoy the great outdoors during the day and cozy up by the fire at night. Whether you choose to enjoy the crisp fall air on a local hike, take in views of the mountains, or stay in to take advantage of its full-service spa, there is never a shortage of adventure and luxury. When the sun sets, cozy up by your fireplace with an incredible glass of wine.

From your hotel room, you will have views of Anakeesta and downtown Gatlinburg or the flowing river on the opposite side. To sum it up, I am ready to move into Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg. For more information, you may visit Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg is professionally managed by Marlin Hospitality.

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Published July 3, 2018

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