Room 2

Tristan de Luna (1519 - 1571)

Sink into this grand king size bed with all new linens as you relax in privacy in the heart downtown Pensacola. As with all of our rooms, the Tristan de Luna room features a private bath with shower/tub, hair dryer, tea/coffeemaker, writing desk, large armoire, flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, daily room service, and more. Our award winning restaurant, Skopelos at New World, is on hand to offer world class room service. De Luna was born in Borobia, Spain to a noble family at a time when Spain, England and France looked to gain control of land across the Atlantic. Spain’s Phillip II chose de Luna to establish a permanent colony in the New World. In August of 1559, de Luna established an ephemeral colony in what would become Pensacola, the earliest European Settlement within the present-day United States.De Luna was given thirteen ships and more than 1,500 soldiers and settlers. He anchored in Pensacola Bay and set up the encampment of Puerto de Santa Maria during the summer of 1559.On September 19 of that same year, a hurricane struck the area and destroyed most of the ships and the cargo they held. A state of mutiny resulted when De Luna refused to return to Mexico. Thankfully in 1561 the long-awaited relief expedition arrived.Sick and disheartened, De Luna sailed for Cuba and later to Spain where he defended his actions to no avail. His attempt to regain his personal investment also failed. Pensacola was not populated again by Europeans until 1698, when the Spanish founded the city of Pensacola.
Skopelos New Years Eve Bash

Ring in 2019 in style at Skopelos's biggest event of the year, the New Years Eve Bash!Decorated to the nines, Skopelos at New World's prime downtown spot will host an all night party with premium open bars, midnight champagne toasts and party favors, and a large open dance floor with the best music from DJ Matt Powell of Powell Entertainment and live music from The … Read More

Vegan Thanksgiving Wine Dinner

November 14th at 6:30pm Chef de Cuisine Takara Hein and the Skopelos Culinary Team proudly present our highly anticipated Vegan Thanksgiving Wine Dinner! With all of the warm flavors and aromas of Thanksgiving, this multi-course wine dinner will be served family-style in Skopelos's beautiful Pensacola Room. The price for the evening is $75 (plus tax and … Read More

Thanksgiving Day at Skopelos at New World

Thanksgiving is a day to feast, and Skopelos is the place to do it! Join us on November 22nd (11am - 4pm) as our award-winning chefs offer a specialty Thanksgiving Day A La Carte menu in the main Skopelos dining rooms, and a full Thanksgiving Day Buffet in the Skopelos Grand Ballroom. The menus for … Read More