Float Away This Summer!

It’s summer and we know you’re in need of a getaway! If you can’t completely leave the state, opt for these staycations that will prove to be just as refreshing and tranquil.

THE KEYS

THE MARKER KEY WEST HARBOR RESORT
200 WILLIAM ST., KEY WEST
themarkerkeywest.com

In Old Town Key West, The Marker Key Resort is your waterfront dream stay. Set on two acres of lush landscape, the resort features 96 rooms and suites, three pools, and a restaurant and bar called Starboard. The suites are simply gorgeous, especially the Junior Suite which comes with views of the harbor and a 350 sq. ft. terrace with loungers and a dining area. The Marker is offering a special deal through December where guests can save up to $100 per night. Book two nights at the resort and save up to 15%, or book three or more nights and save up to 20%.

THE REACH RESORT KEY WEST
1435 SIMONTON ST., KEY WEST
reachresort.com

The Reach is a beautiful hotel for your Keys getaway featuring an oceanfront pool, a private natural sand beach, their signature restaurant Four Marlins, and nautically-inspired rooms and suites. Book the premium ocean view studio king which comes with a balcony, living area, dining table, spa-like bathroom features, views of the Atlantic Ocean, and a mini fridge. The resort recently began offering two private dining experiences. You can book a private boat charter and island picnic with a sandbar toast on a floating lilypad and light snorkeling. Or enjoy a new chef’s tasting menu surrounded by panoramic sunset views for $400 per table for two.

MIAMI

SHELBORNE SOUTH BEACH
1801 COLLINS AVE., MIAMI BEACH
shelbornesouthbeach.com

This hotel is a Miami landmark that was constructed in 1940 and embellished in the 1950s. Its design leans toward Art Deco with a modern sophistication, making it a spectacular vintage-chic hotel with 200 guestrooms and 19 luxe suites. Currently, they have a unique deal: The Miami Perez Art Museum Package. The package includes accommodations at the Shelborne, admission into Perez Art Museum, an $125 gift card to the museum’s restaurant, Verde; GUYandGIRL bathroom amenities, and King accommodations, such as a pull-out sofa and seating area. To activate the deal simply book your stay under the package on the “Offers” page on the website.

MOXY SOUTH BEACH
915 WASHINGTON AVE., MIAMI BEACH
marriott.com

Moxy South Beach is one of the newest hotels to debut in Miami this year. It just opened this past February, with 202 rooms, six dining and drinking venues, a 72-foot, cabana-lined pool; and a rooftop bar and restaurant. The hotel is a few blocks from the beach but with so much do to at the Moxy, it’ll be hard to leave. Serena, the open-air rooftop restaurant and bar, serves up Mexican-inspired fare and hand-crafted cocktails all in a lively atmosphere. The rooftop lounge spot, The Upside, has a shallow lounging pool, an alfresco movie seating area, and plenty of photo ops. Book a stay through September 6 and for a minimum of 5 nights using code “LTS,” and access Moxy’s exclusive extended stay rates.

FORT LAUDERDALE

CONRAD FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH
551 N. FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH BLVD., FORT LAUDERDALE
conradfortlauderdale.com

The Conrad is a spectacular luxurious hotel right on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Their outdoor pool provides private cabanas, a shaded bar, and Atlantic Ocean views with the ability to order cocktails, bar bites, and poolside service. Other dining and drinking options include Atlas, the lobby bar; Cornucopia, a gourmet market; and Takato, a Japanese and Korean fusion restaurant. If you book a stay through October, you can take advantage of their Staycation Package, which offers a waived resort charge ($40/night), 50% discounted valet, and a 2 p.m. late check out. You must book a minimum of two nights to activate the deal.

LAGO MAR BEACH RESORT AND CLUB
1700 SOUTH OCEAN LANE, FORT LAUDERDALE
lagomar.com

One of Fort Lauderdale’s most renowned resorts, Lago Mar, is a dream. With ten lush acres, the largest private beach, stately rooms and suites, an Olympic pool, and a 9,000 sq. ft. lagoon-style pool, you can’t go wrong. As for dining, there are three distinct restaurants, each offering different tastes for every palate. There’s also two bars for some lovely libations. For the kiddos, there’s ice cream at the Soda Shop, but it also serves up coffee, baked goods, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and more. When you book through October 21 on any day between Sunday–Thursday, you can receive a special 15% off Florida resident rate.

WEST PALM BEACH

THE BEN
251 N. NARCISSUS AVE., WEST PALM BEACH
thebenwestpalm.com

The Ben is one of the finest hotels in West Palm Beach. Making the drive up north is worth it due to the hotel’s waterfront location, heated saltwater pool and bar, and two refined restaurants. Spruzzo is the hotel’s rooftop restaurant, serving up Italian-inspired fare. Proper Grit honors an early nineteenth-century public house with the culinary offerings of a modern gastro pub. The suites are spacious and sleek with furnished balconies, La Bottega bathroom amenities, and unparalleled views. Book their Florida resident staycation package for 10–30% off the regular rate, plus complimentary valet and a waived pet fee ($125/ stay) if traveling with your pet!

THE BREAKERS
ONE SOUTH COUNTY ROAD, PALM BEACH
thebreakers.com

The Breakers is a well-known name and it’s for a reason. This hotel in West Palm Beach has lavish amenities such as four pools, five whirlpool spas, a private beach, poolside bungalows, an indoor-outdoor spa, two golf championship courses, 10 Har-Tru tennis courts, and too many restaurants to name! The suites are breathtaking and feature Juliet balconies, expansive ocean views, personal concierge service, luxury bath products, and more. Until September 30, you can book a stay of six consecutive nights and get the sixth night free, plus a complimentary breakfast buffet, unlimited access to the Ocean fitness center and tennis courts, and no resort fee.

By Selene Rivera