The Best Western Emerald Beach Resort is luxurious, romantic and secluded... and located directly on the beach on Lindbergh Bay. You'll be just a few minutes away from the airport and 2 miles from downtown and duty free shopping. The Best Western Emerald Beach Resort opened in December 1991. The Polynesian architecture gives the resort a romantic and secluded atmosphere. The Best Western Emerald Beach Resort is a delightful place for honeymooners and a relaxing spot for corporate business travelers.