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Tan-Tar-A makeover: Beach life meets lake life at new Margaritaville resort

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Last month, the former Tan-Tar-A resort on Lake of the Ozarks officially became Margaritaville Lake Resort. The rebranding comes two years after Driftwood Acquisitions bought the nearly 500-room property from Marriott.

Now, the Jimmy Buffet-themed resort features the Landshark complex with a sandy beach and restaurant, two new pools and a swim-up bar.

A St. Louis Post-Dispatch travel writer recently spent a weekend at the property. She notes the original main pool and water slide remain, from when it open in 1960 as the first major resort at the lake.

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