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.
Valentine's Day 2020

Let Skopelos help you set the romantic scene this Valentine's Day! Lunch service will be available from 11:00am until 4:00pm with the below specialty lunch menu. Dinner service will then be served until 10:00pm with a specialty dinner menu, also found below. A complimentary rose will be given to every woman/significant other in honor of … Read More

Taste of France, 5 Course French Wine Dinner

  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27th 6:30pm $85 PER PERSON++ Join us for a night of carefully curated French wines and exquisite French cuisine from Executive Chef Gus Silivos, Chef de Cuisine Justin Robinson, and the Skopelos Culinary Team, hosted alongside Ingrid Davi s with Terroir Wine Group! The special paired menu for the evening will feature: FIRST COURSE Domaine Foucher-Lebrun Cremant de … Read More

Skopelos Wine Club 2020

Skopelos Wine Club 2020 **Please note: The February Wine Club tasting has been moved to February 29 This year the Skopelos Wine Club will take you on a journey through wine with one themed wine tasting event each month! Membership is on a month-to-month basis beginning in February. (Don't miss our Open House event on January 25th!) Hosted … Read More