Spring Hotel & Travel Deals Across Miami & South Florida

 

Enjoy fantastic travel deals at the best hotels in town

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By Shayne Benowitz | shayne@shaynebenowitz.com

Looking for the perfect spring getaway or staycation? Check out these great offers from area resorts.

 

Miami Beach

 

W South Beach – Mega Flavors, Mega Suites

For the at home chef who wants to flex his culinary muscles while on vacation, the W South Beach (2201 Collins Ave; 305-938-3000) is offering a brand new “Mega Flavors, Mega Suites” package in collaboration with James Beard Award-nominated Chef Andrew Carmellini who helms the hotel’s restaurant The Dutch. 

Guests of the hotel’s newly refreshed Mega Suites can opt to have ingredients and instructions hand delivered to their suite in order to prepare their own Carmellini creation on their private rooftop terrace complete with plunge pool and barbecue grill. The terrace also affords direct access to the hotel’s basketball and tennis courts. The extra-large Mega Suites (up to 917 square-feet) offer unobstructed views of the ocean, a private glass balcony and a spacious Cippolino marble bathroom.

But back to the meal at hand—the choice is between The Dutch’s Dry-Aged Prime Burgers or 40-ounce Dry-Aged Beef Ribeyes and King Crab Legs with all the accoutrements. If you’re not quite up to the task of cooking yourself, a private en suite chef can be provided for an additional $200 per hour.

The Mega Flavors, Mega Suites package details:

  • Two night Mega Suite accommodations 
  • Choice of one of two menu options designed to serve two people for one meal on the night of their choosing
  • Signed Andrew Carmellini cookbook

Package priced at $2,100. To book and for more information, click here or call 1-877-822-0000

Sense Beach House - Solo Traveler

Looking for the perfect place to stay on your solo getaway? Look no further than Sense Beach House (400 Ocean Dr.; 305-538-5529) in South Beach’s trendy-chic South of Fifth neighborhood. This 18-room micro-boutique hotel was designed to feel like a friend’s private beach house and they’ve got their eyes on the needs and desires of a solo traveler. With a locally loved Local House restaurant (donating $1 for every order of goat cheese croquettes appetizer to local charity AYUDA), game room, rooftop pool, friendly staff and standup paddleboards lying around to grab and go to the beach, you’ll feel at ease kicking it solo here. And if you want to stay fit while vacationing, the rooftop pool now offers a Water Resistance Core Training Class every Saturday morning at 8 a.m. The “Solo Traveler” package includes:

  • Run of the house accommodations
  • Room away from the elevator (when available)
  • Beach bag pre-stocked with magazines, towel, sunblock and map of Miami Beach for use during stay
  • “Reserved” lounge chair at the rooftop pool
  • Daily breakfast (in-room or at The Local House)
  • One glass of wine per day at The Local House bar

Priced at $359 per night and valid through May 31. To book and for more information, click here and use promo code SOLOUNA.

Sagamore, The Art Hotel - Taxes Are a Beach, Spring Chicks

Sagamore, The Art Hotel (1671 Collins Ave.; 305-535-8088) has created a pair of Spring packages. Whether you’re looking to unwind post-tax season or you just want a getaway with your besties, the 93-room all-suite hotel has you covered.

Go from taxed to relaxed with the “Taxes Are a Beach” package:

  • Tax-free accommodations in a luxurious Sagamore Suite
  • $25 daily stimulus (a hotel credit which can be used toward hotel amenities or to deduct even more from the room rate)
  • Daily continental breakfast for two
  • Daily beach chairs and an umbrella for two
  • Complimentary WiFi

Rates from $375 per night based on a minimum two-night stay. Offer valid throughout the month of April

Getaway with your gals and enjoy the “Spring Chicks” package:

  • A $50 spa credit at Muse Beauty Suite
  • A complimentary suite upgrade, based on availability
  • One bottle of Prosecco
  • VIP passes to a hot South Beach nightclub
  • Yoga on the beach
  • Daily beach chairs and an umbrella for two
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Rates from $345 per night based on a minimum two-night stay. Offer valid through May 31

To reserve either package, click here or call 877.242.6673

Loews Miami Beach Hotel – FIAT

Loews Miami Beach Hotel (1601 Collins Ave.; 305-604-1601) is really sprucing up its offerings. With the opening of the highly acclaimed Lure Fishbar earlier this year and exhale Spa South Beach opening in April, they’ve also created an added amenity in partnership with FIAT. Guests of the property can now enjoy a car rental or chauffeured car service in a FIAT 500L or FIAT 500c convertible for up to three hours to cruise around Miami in style.

For more information and to make a reservation, please call 305-604-1601 or click here.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach – BleauLive – Yandel, The Neighborhood

Fontainebleau Miami Beach (4441 Collins Ave; 305-538-2000) forges on with its iconic concert series BleauLive this spring with two new performances on the calendar. The first by Puerto Rican chart-topper Yandel on April 12. Yandel will amp up the crowd with reggaeton hits from his first ever solo album “De Lider a Leyenda” (From Leader to Legend) with a “Signature Dinner and a Show” package at $95 per person:

  • One pass to BleauLive presents Yandel 
  • Three course, pre-show or post-show dinner at a FB Steakhouse, Hakkasan, Michael Mina 74 or Scarpetta (6-7 p.m. or 10:30p.m. until close reservation) 
  • Validated Discounted Parking ($12)

Next, The Neighbourhood, an enigmatic California band, will take the BleauLive Stage on the Ocean Lawn at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on Friday, April 25 with vocalist Jesse Rutherford, guitarists Jeremy Freedman and Zach Abels and bassist Mikey Margott. Their moody hits include “Female Robbery” and “Sweater Weather.” Guests can choose from a Bleau Fan overnight package or a Signature Dinner and a Show package.

The “Bleau Fan” package starts at $495 per night and includes:

  • Deluxe accommodations 
  • Two passes to BleauLive presents The Neighbourhood on Friday April 25, including 2-hour specialty cocktail bar 
  • Welcome amenity
  • Access to BleauLive Lounge throughout weekend featuring complimentary specialty cocktails
  • 2 p.m. guaranteed late check out
  • Package based on double occupancy, $100 per each additional guest, per night (additional guest must be reserved at time of booking)

The “Signature Dinner and a Show” package is $175 per person and includes:

  • One pass to BleauLive presents The Neighbourhood on Friday April 25, including 2-hour specialty cocktail bar 
  • Three course, pre-show or post-show dinner at FB Steak, Scarpetta, Michael Mina 74 or Hakkasan (6 p.m.| 10:30 p.m. – close) 
  • Validated Discounted Parking ($12)

All of the above package can be booked by clicking here or calling 800-548-8886.

 

Brickell

 

Mandarin Oriental Miami – Culinary Adventure Trip Giveaway

With the launch of the highly acclaimed Peruvian restaurant La Mar by Gaston Acurio and MO Bar, Mandarin Oriental, Miami (500 Brickell Key Dr.; 305-913-8288) in partnership with LAN Airlines has created the “Culinary Adventure Trip Giveaway.” The five-star hotel will award one winner VIP dining experiences for two at celebrity chef Gastón Acurio’s restaurants in Miami and in Lima, Peru, which is home to the original La Mar Cebicheria. While you’ll have to find accommodations in both destinations and foot the bill, the prize includes premium business class tickets onboard LAN Airlines from Miami to Lima for two.

To enter the sweepstakes, click here and fill out the online entry form by April 24.

Conrad Miami – Diamond Romance

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Conrad Miami (1395 Brickell Ave.; 305-503-6500) is extending a luxurious and romantic package all year long. The Diamond Romance package includes:

  • Personalized consultation with Conrad Miami's private diamond consultant from Snow's Jewelers, including a fine piece of diamond jewelry starting at a value of $800
  • Two romantic nights in deluxe bedroom accommodations overlooking the spectacular Miami city lights
  • Daily complimentary breakfast in bed for two
  • Dinner for two in a private room at Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room, located 25 stories above vibrant Brickell Avenue
  • Gourmet chocolates
  • In-room candle amenity

Package rates start at $2,500 (subject to availability). Valid through December 30. To book, call 305-503-6557.

 

Coconut Grove

 

The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove

Spring has sprung and The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove (3300 SW 27th Ave.; 305-644-4680) is offering a pair of packages perfect for a romantic retreat or a family getaway. During the month of April, a special $329 rate will be extended to guests along with special discounts of up to 20% off at the hotel’s restaurants, spa and boutique with The Grove Card.

Families can also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the television show Flipper with The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove and the Miami Seaquarium with the “Flipper” package:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Admission for up to four guests and roundtrip transportation to and from the Miami Seaquarium
  • Photograph with Flipper, access to the Ropes course, sea lion feeding and sting ray feeding
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome amenity

Rates start from $349 per night. Valid through December 31. For reservations, click here or call 800-542-8680.

 

Broward, Palm Beach & Key West

 

The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

Stay in style at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale (1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.; 954- 465-2300) as you prepare to shop til you drop with a pair of exclusive shopping packages. Choose from “Sun, Sand & Shopping” or “Ultimate Shoppers Paradise.”

Sun, Sand & Shopping package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Complimentary valet parking daily
  • Welcome amenity from Neiman Marcus Fort Lauderdale
  • One $100 Neiman Marcus gift card
  • Neiman Marcus styling consultation, personal shopping concierge and courier service to deliver purchases between the hotel and Neiman Marcus and color/skincare consultation with makeover at choice of Neiman Marcus luxury beauty line. 

Rates start at $384 per night. Valid through December 31. For reservations, click here or call 800-542-8680.

Ultimate Shoppers Paradise includes:

  • Overnight accommodations in The Ritz-Carlton Suite with Club Lounge access
  • Personal driver with SUV during entire stay
  • $500 Ritz-Carlton Spa credit
  • Private oceanfront cabana daily
  • Welcome amenity from Neiman Marcus
  • One $100 Neiman Marcus gift card
  • Neiman Marcus styling consultation, personal shopping concierge, courier service to deliver purchases between the hotel and Neiman Marcus, complimentary lunch for two at Mermaid Restaurant in Neiman Marcus, $100 alterations credit at Neiman Marcus and color/skincare consultation with makeover at choice of Neiman Marcus luxury beauty line

Package rates start at $5,000 for two nights. Valid through December 31. For reservations, contact the hotel directly at 954-465-2300

The Brazilian Court Hotel – Hepburn Package

Retreat to Palm Beach’s Brazilian Court Hotel (301 Australian Ave.; 561-655-7740) for a luxurious package befitting a movie star—in this case, Katharine Hepburn—with its “Hepburn” package honoring the late Academy Award winner’s May birthday:

  • Stay in the two-bedroom Hepburn Suite
  • Makeovers at Frederic Fekkai Salon & Spa including paraffin manicure, pedicure and massage
  • Breakfast for two at Café Boulud 
  • Copy of The African Queen and Little Women
  • Katharine Hepburn quotes at turndown: “I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done; As long as I enjoyed it at the time."
  • Adjacent Bogart and Brando suites also available for additional guests

Package rates start at $5,750 per night based on a two-night minimum stay. To book and for more information, click here or call 561-366-4336.

Sunset Key Guest Cottages, A Westin Resort – Mother May I

If you’re looking to spoil Mom with a special Mother’s Day getaway, whisk her away to Sunset Key Guest Cottages, a Westin Resort (245 Front St., Key West; 800-937-8461) on a private 27-acre island just off the coast of Key West. Accessible only by ferry, this oasis is a luxurious retreat featuring the waterfront Latitudes restaurant, a spa, private beach, pool, basketball and tennis courts. The “Mother May I” package includes:

  • Three nights’ accommodations in a private cottage  
  • One-hour professional family photo shoot including up to 100 images on a disc
  • One 80-minute custom massage or facial plus custom take-away body lotion (for mom only)
  • Handmade local floral necklace presented upon island arrival (for mom only)
  • Turndown amenity of fresh baked cookies and milk for the whole family

Package rates start at $2,545. Discounts available for multiple cottage bookings and additional spa treatments. Valid May 9 to October 9. For more information and reservations, click here or call 888-477-7786.

Florida Marriotts

Florida Marriotts are inviting guests to play more and save more with their “More Is Less” packages offering savings up to 20% at various properties throughout the state for stays booked April 1 to May 9 for travel between April 28 to June 30. The following savings apply to these South Florida Marriott properties:

Key Largo Bay Marriott Beach Resort - Save 15% on two-night stays / 20% off three nights or more

Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa - Save 15% on two-night stays or more

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa - Save 15% on two-night stays or more

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa - Save 15% on two-night stays or more

To book and for more information, click here and enter promotion code D3Q or call 800-228-9290.

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