Room 7

Mariana Pingrow Bonifay (1760 - 1829)

Setting the scene with powder blue/grey walls and two queen beds with all new linens, this relaxing room also features a private bath with shower/tub, hair dryer, flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, writing desk, daily room service, and more. Success stories of women who combine family life, a business career and public service are now taken for granted. However, this was not the case two hundred years ago; that is why the story of Mariana Bonifay is so outstanding.Bonifay was born in Nantes, France in 1760. Deeds place Bonifay in Pensacola in 1782, one year after Galvez captured the town for Spain. She had ten children when her husband, Joseph Bonifay, died in a war prior to 1801. The population of Pensacola grew from 250 in 1784 to 572 in 1791. A housing shortage resulted, and Bonifay began to build her fortune.Investing her small savings in land and building materials, she entered a partnership with neighbor and carpenter, Charles Lavelle. She furnished the land and materials, he labored and taught her sons the building trade. Bonifay literally helped to build Pensacola.A commemorative stone marker in Pensacola honors her memory, recognizing her as a pioneer, builder, real estate broker, rancher, brick maker, and devoted mother.
The S Factor: Skopelos's Sweet, Savory & Spicy Wine Dinner

S FACTOR: SWEET, SAVORY & SPICY WINE DINNER Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30pm  Coconut-marinated mahi mahi, candy-apple strip loin, and berbere-crusted lamb lollipops with savory blueberry compote are just a few things on the menu for Skopelos' next wine dinner, taking place Wednesday, March 20! Showcasing the perfect balance between sweet, savory and spicy flavors, the 6 … Read More

Easter Brunch & Dinner at Skopelos

Dine on an Easter buffet of specialties; order one special dish; spend time in the Grand Ballroom, main restaurant, or Skopelos Garden Courtyard… it’s time for Easter at Skopelos!From 9am – 3pm on Sunday, April 21st, Skopelos will host its annual Easter Ballroom Brunch in the Skopelos Grand Ballroom, complete with a full brunch buffet of egg … Read More

2019 Skopelos Wine Club

With an award-winning wine list that boasts highly rated varieties from all corners of the world -- not to mention over 1,000 bottles on site -- Skopelos at New World has launched the Skopelos Wine Club as a way to explore and enjoy wine with every visit here.The Skopelos Wine Club offers a complimentary bottle … Read More