Heading to South Beach for the Fourth of July? Stay at one of these resorts featuring great deals and festivities—not to mention prime views of the fireworks from the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.
The James Royal Palm
Enjoy a poolside barbecue, fireworks, and weekend brunch at the James Royal Palm (1545 Collins Ave., Miami Beach) over Fourth of July weekend. On Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5, indulge in a gourmet barbecue, featuring lobster rolls, specialty burgers, and cocktails. Poolside games include dominoes, bocce ball, and board games. Prices for one day are $29 for adults and $14 for children. For both days, enjoy rates of $45 for adults and $23 for children. There will also be a complimentary ice cream float bar all weekend from noon to 2 p.m.
Grab a beach mat and picnic basket packed with goodies from the Florida Cookery and snag your spot on the sand to enjoy the South Beach fireworks spectacular. Picnic baskets and mats are available for $20.
Top the weekend off with an al fresco weekend brunch at the Florida Cookery’s patio on June 6 or 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Rates start at $249 per night
- Florida residents receive 20% off
- Reservations at 305-604-5700 or www.jameshotels.com/miami
Mondrian South Beach
Celebrate Independence Day in style with the Mondrian South Beach’s (1100 West Ave., Miami Beach) Festive Fourth Holiday Package. Soak up the sun on the Fourth at the whimsical bay front pool and enjoy a special barbecue lunch of jumbo grilled turkey bratwurst, pulled pork sandwiches, and slow roasted St. Louis BBQ ribs. Sip champagne or the special Frozen Fourth cocktail and groove to beats by DJ Reid Waters and DJ Iron Lyon. After the sunset, keep the party going on the pool deck or return to your guest room and watch the sparklers over Biscayne Bay from your private balcony.
- Rates start at $359 per night
- Active or retired military members with valid ID at check-in will receive up to 15% off package price
- Rates valid July 1-31, 2013
- Reservations at 305-514-1500 or www.mondrian-miami.com/en-us/
- Use promo code PKJULY