BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Mississippi Coast tourists will soon have a new place to visit, play and stay when Escape at Margaritaville Resort opens its doors this spring in Biloxi.
The family-friendly resort will feature the Coast's largest entertainment complex, with 55,000 square feet of fun that includes a water park and a roller coaster.
Overlooking Deer Island, Escape at Margaritaville Resort will boast 22 stories overlooking Deer Island, with 373 guest rooms.
According to the news release, the resort "will transport guests to paradise immediately upon arrival, offering unique experiences and coastal-luxe amenities centered around he vacation state-of-mind and island-inspired escapism that has become synonymous with the brand."
Additional amenities include:
- 450-foot Lazy River
- Two water slides
- 40 foot, two-story Volcano Rock Climbing Wall
- Sky Trail ropes course
- Cloud Coaster zip line/roller coaster
- Multi-game golf simulators
- Six lanes of "boutique bowling"
- LandkShark Bar & Grill, Sweet Shack ice cream shop
- Meeting rooms
The resort will employ approximately 600 employees. A job fair will be held May 1-3 at the Biloxi Civic Center, located at 578 Howard Ave., from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is open to the public and will provide interested applicants the chance to apply for various positions. Interviews will be conducted on site, as well. Applicants can also send resumes or questions to email@example.com.
The resort will be located at 195 Beach Blvd., which is the site of the old Casino Magic. For more information, or to make a reservation, visit www.margaritavilleresortbiloxi.com/.