brick patioGraceful palms silhouetted against a moonlit sky and melodic jazz fills the air. Curious, you follow the brick walkway leading through a wrought iron gate. Nestled in a magical, greenery filled courtyard, café tables and chairs are positioned for prime viewing of the live jazz performers on the Gazebo stage. You have discovered the enchanting setting of the Gardens Hotel and their signature Sunday evening jazz scene.

pool barTalented local musicians, singers and visiting musical artists from Northern climates converge in this jewel of a backdrop with time honored ballads, newly created tunes and astonishing jam sessions. When you can’t stop tapping your toes, dancing on the brick courtyard is invited at the Gardens Hotel.

The music is even sweeter when you add a flavorful pour from the wonderful wine selection of the D’Vine Wine Gallery (closed for covid19) just inside or choose your favorite cocktail from the full poolside bar in the courtyard. Take an evening walk through the tropical, sculpture filled garden as the melodies continue.

ivory pianoPlan to make the Gardens Hotel a frequent stop when music is on your mind. Listen to the keyboard prowess of assorted musicians as they tickle the ivories of the baby grand piano inside the Gardens Hotel lobby several nights per week. If music be the food of love, play on, and on, and on.