South Florida Getaways

written by | Posted on March 26th, 2014

Fontainbleu Miami pool at dusk. (Photo credit Seth Browarnik RedEye Productions.)

Fontainbleau Miami pool at dusk. (Photo credit Seth Browarnik RedEye Productions.)

Spring is here, which means summer is right around the corner, and South Florida hotels are gearing up for these seasons with packages that are sure to put a spring in your clients’ steps.

The Fontainbleau Miami Beach has rolled out its annual spring and summer deals. The Spring Forward package is available May 1 through June 30 with rates starting at $209 per night for a standard guestroom. Guests who book three nights get the fourth night free. The Bleau Summer deal, meanwhile, runs  May 1 through Sept. 30 and starts at $279 per night for a standard guestroom. Guests have the ability to upgrade upon check-in, and receive a $50 food and beverage credit to order from Fresh or drinks from the poolside bar, Glow Bar. In addition, guests receive the resort’s “Little Bleau Book” upon check-in which includes savings throughout the resort including at Lapis, the Spa at Fontainbleau, restaurants, poolside cabanas and FB Kids’ Camp, and complimentary valet parking. Kids 12 and under dine free at the hotel.

Onsite amenities include LIV nightclub, the newly opened Michael Mina 74 restaurant, serving a bistro-style menu and handcrafted cocktails until 4 a.m.; 30 pool cabanas, complete with 32-inch flat screen TV, butler service, mini refrigerator and wireless Internet; the FB kids program, where kids can take part in activities designed specifically for them, such as scavenger hunts, acting camp, sports and theme parties. On Friday and Saturday nights, the hotel offers the Kids Night Out program where children can watch movies and play games with other kids. For more information, call (877) 512-8002 or visit fontainbleau.com.

Guests can relax with breakfast in bed during their stay at the Mayfair Hotel.

Guests can relax with breakfast in bed during their stay at the Mayfair Hotel.

 

Expecting parents can take some time off for themselves before the madness of caring for a little one begins with the Mayfair Hotel’s 2-night Babymooners Miami Getaway package with accommodations in a Venetian Suite.

Couples will be pampered with a gourmet breakfast in bed and a take-home basket filled with goodies such as baby’s calming bath oil, baby’s gentle shampoo and body wash, baby’s soothing bubble bath, and for the couple, Jurlique’s blend of essential oils to re-create the experience, plus a box of chocolate truffles. Included in the package is a massage session at the hotel’s Jurlique Spa, followed by an afternoon sipping sparkling cider at one of the hotel’s rooftop, poolside cabanas. Pricing starts at $1,150 and is valid through June 30. For more information, visit mayfairhotelandspa.com.

The new pool at Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa.

The new pool at Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa caters to the active traveler with an emphasis on health and wellness with such offerings as beach bootcamp, yoga, personal training and a fitness center. Its Stay Fit in Ft. Lauderdale package  includes fitness classes for two per room, a beach bootcamp session for two, a 30-minute health and fitness consultation with a personal trainer and nutrition expert, with a minimum of a 3-night stay.

However, the wellness offerings go beyond the package. The recreation team offers a full schedule of daily fitness activities. Guests can attend fitness classes for $15 each, which are also a complimentary perk for guests who book any spa treatment of 50 minutes or more. Individual personal training is also available for $90 for a 50-minute session; and bootcamp sessions are held on the resort’s private beach on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m.

For more information, visit marriott.com/hotels/travel/fllsb-fort-lauderdale-marriott-harbor-beach-resort-and-spa.