Posted: August 1, 2018
Open seven days a week, restaurant offering weekend pool access with live entertainment
ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fla. (August 1, 2018) – Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen located inside Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida is heating things up this summer with new menu offerings and extended hours of operations. Now open seven days a week, Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen has debuted a new summer menu highlighting favorites such as pickled watermelon salad with feta, Florida peach gazpacho and creole grouper tacos. Along with new menu items, the resort is encouraging locals to “Dine & Daycation” by enjoying live music and same-day resort pool access every weekend from 12 to 4 p.m. with the purchase of a brunch entrée.
“Summer gives us a chance to lighten up our menu and incorporate local, seasonal produce,” said Joe Collier, president of Mainsail Lodging & Development. “Along with the great new menu items, the daycation offer is a new way for us to welcome the community and showcase the island and the resort to our guests and restaurant customers.”
Available Saturdays and Sundays only, the “daycation” offer includes same-day use of Waterline’s pool amenities and live music provided by local artists every weekend with the purchase of a brunch entrée. For boaters who wish to come ashore for a bite to eat, Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club allows free same-day use of a boat slip with the purchase of an entrée at Eliza Ann’s. Guests can sit back and watch the boats pass through the marina, take a dip in the resort-style pool or play a game of giant checkers and Jenga. Beverages are available for purchase by poolside service.
Eliza Ann’s is open for breakfast and lunch (Monday – Friday) 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner nightly from 5 to 10 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday) and 5 to 11 p.m. (Friday & Sunday) with a late-night happy hour from 10 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Daily happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. features beer, wine, spirits and chef’s choice small plates all for $5. Wine Wednesdays showcase half-off all bottles of wine during dinner. The restaurant also serves a spectacular weekend brunch (Saturday and Sunday) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
About Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club
Tampa’s Mainsail Lodging & Development opened Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, a full-service resort on Anna Maria Island, Florida, this past winter. The boutique waterfront hotel offers exclusive amenities, distinctive services and numerous opportunities for guests to enjoy the authentic, laidback, beach town vibe of Anna Maria Island. The new resort features 37 stylish, two-bedroom suites with gourmet kitchens, a 50-slip marina offering a variety of water activities, 2,000 square feet of meeting space, the signature Eliza Ann’s Coastal Kitchen restaurant and bar, and a resort-style swimming pool with oversized sun deck extending into the marina. Waterline’s separate Beach Club offers exclusive beach access, kayaks, lounge chairs, umbrellas and beach toys. Through a partnership with Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch & Shorebird Monitoring, the resort will support efforts to maintain a suitable habitat for sea turtles, shorebirds and the island ecosystem through special guest programs, promotions and messaging. WaterlineResort.com
About Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their property portfolio includes – Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (ScrubIsland.com), a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique food-focused Epicurean Hotel (EpicureanHotel.com) in Tampa, Florida; and Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida; in addition to Mainsail Beach Inn (MainsailBeachInn.com), a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida market for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® (ExecuStay.com) and Oakwood® (Oakwood.com) brands, while also operating ExecuStay in Georgia, portions of Alabama, and The Carolinas. Two additional Florida hotels are planned for 2018 and 2020, respectively – Fenway Hotel in Dunedin and Luminary Hotel & Co. in Fort Myers. Just north of Tampa in Pasco County, Mainsail Lodging is also developing a 128-room Residence Inn in conjunction with an indoor sports complex, opening in 2019. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay – the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse to annual events including Epic Chef Showdown. MainsailHotels.com
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