Get ready to take a trip to Margaritaville, Texans! The Lone Star State now has its own Jimmy Buffett-themed Margaritaville Resort. The new location is known as Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe and is now officially open. The resort has 360 guest rooms, an 18-hole golf course, a spa, tennis facilities, outdoor pools and a large outdoor meeting space. The property's existing restaurants have been transformed into the LandShark Bar & Grill and 5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill.
The property is owned by Margaritaville Holdings, the Atlanta, Georgia-based Songy Highroads and the Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based The Wampold Cos.
"The Margaritaville lifestyle brand is one of the hottest in the country, and Texas is a prime market for it," Todd Nocerini, COO of Songy Highroads, said in a press release. "The fact that the lakefront resort is an easy drive for residents of the state's four largest markets only adds to the excitement and potential pool of guests."
A 300-acre Margaritaville Resort opened in Kissimmee, Florida in 2019. There are currently 12 Margaritaville Resorts around the world, including one in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Gatlinburg, Tenn., Bossier City, La., and Guanacaste, Costa Rica. A Margaritaville Resort is also in the works for New York City. A Margaritaville Hotel opened in Nashville, Tenn. in 2019.
Jimmy Buffett released his song "Margaritaville" in 1977. The song about a man "wasting away" at a beach resort was a defining hit for the singer, spawning a variety of commercial products and business ventures.