Miami is the mecca for summer vacations in the U.S. and there is no shortage of exciting offerings in this tropical playground, so we thought we’d update our Where to Stay and Play this Summer in Miami roundup with a few more goodies.
Eden Roc Miami Beach, a sophisticated, 281-guestroom beachfront retreat on Collins Avenue, is offering special friends and family room rates this summer along with delicious offers from Nobu Miami. Ideal for families and couples looking for a sunny getaway, Eden Roc Miami Beach is giving guests their third night free on new bookings through Sept. 30, 2016. Guests can also save 20 percent on stays of three nights or longer through Dec. 24. Nobu Miami, the popular South Beach outpost of the Nobu restaurants’ chain, is offering a tantalizing brunch featuring Nobu’s lavish sushi & sashimi bar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as a prix fixe lunch (sushi and a main course) and a signature lunch tasting menu showcasing Nobu’s classic Japanese fusion cuisine on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12-3 p.m.
In addition, the resort will open the Nobu Hotel at Eden Roc Miami Beach hotel within a hotel concept this fall, featuring 210 guestrooms, the signature Nobu Restaurant and bar, and an additional beachfront restaurant concept called Malibu Farm (opening this summer), plus unique in-room dining offerings, 20,000 sq. ft. of spa and fitness facilities, two pools, and 15th floor Penthouse suites with panoramic views of the city. Regular room rates start at $279 per night. For more information, call (305) 531-0000 or visit edenrocmiami.com.
A Sweet Summer Series
The historic 91-guestroom Hotel Victor, located on Ocean Drive in the heart of South Beach, is hosting movie nights with a sweet theme in partnership with the Sugar Factory candy store. The monthly series takes place on the second floor terrace of the hotel and will be set up with a giant outdoor screen and seating. Guests can munch on complimentary popcorn and discounted Sugar Factory candy while watching the remaining two movies in the line-up, the “Wizard of Oz” on Wednesday, July 13 and the original “Ghostbusters” on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Movie nights are free and open to the public. Seating opens at 7:30 p.m. with movies starting at 8 p.m.
Hotel Victor’s “beach-house” ambiance is complemented by its sophisticated design with accommodations that include sleek wooden flooring, elegant furnishings and all-white bathrooms with deep-soaking tubs. Regular room rates start at $179 per night. For more information, call (305) 779-8700 or visit hotelvictorsouthbeach.com.
Hot Miami Style
Fashionistas staying at the 313-guestroom JW Marriott Marquis Miami can now enjoy the new Style Me! shopping package. Taking advantage of its location just minutes from sought-after shopping destinations including the Bal Harbour Shops, the Miami Design District and Aventura Mall, the JW Marriott Marquis Miami’s Style Me! package features a consultation and a 3-hour shopping session with fashion stylist and personal shopper Rachael Russell, during which they can get decked out in luxury brands such as Tom Ford, Michael Kors and Christian Louboutin.
In addition to first-rate shopping, guests of the JW Marriott Marquis Miami can also enjoy the hotel’s enliven spa and salon, the db Bistro Moderne onsite restaurant, and a unique indoor lifestyle and entertainment complex. Rates for the Style Me! package start at $649 per night when using the promo code ZQP and includes luxurious accommodations in a Deluxe guestroom, daily breakfast at the hotel’s elegant 345 Restaurant, and a consultation and shopping session with Rachael Russell at a shopping district of the guest’s choosing. For more information, call (305) 421-8600 or visit jwmarriottmarquismiami.com.
A Hot “New” Hotel
This month The Plymouth hotel, a dazzling Art Deco icon in Miami Beach, reopened after a transformation by renowned designer Fernando Santangelo. Originally opened in 1940, the new Plymouth hotel epitomizes the glamour and style of its time beginning with the lobby, which features a pair of restored murals by the 20th century artist Roman Chatov, vintage chairs, lamps and sofas in almond, ruby, aubergine and blue hues, and new leather furnishings, plus an antique wall clock, hand-crafted wall coverings and onyx-and-brass custom fixtures. The Plymouth’s dining options also got a refresh. Chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg from Blue Ribbon Restaurants unveiled an elegant new eatery, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, as well as distinctive poolside eats set amidst coral-hued cabanas and bougainvillea-covered walls.
The Plymouth offers guests relaxing spaces inside and outside of the property, from its original street-front terrace, updated with swing benches and potted plants to the outdoor pool with its lush landscaping and cantilevered daybeds. Regular room rates start at $250 per night. For more information, call (305) 305-5070 or visit theplymouthmiami.com.