|Jan. 24th, 2012|
W South Beach | A Melting Pot of International Taste
Photos Courtesy of Starwood Hotels
With the winter months slowly melting away, why wait until summer to plan your Florida vacation? Retreat to the vibrant city of Miami Beach where the Atlantic Ocean meets white sands and the sizzling nightlife takes on a world of its own. W South Beach
invites you to the center of urban fashion and heart of edgy, cool and eclectic styles that push the boundaries.
Guests of W South Beach are no strangers to celebrity sightings and can often be found mingling with the stars or sharing laughs over Mango Ginger Mojitos inside the Living Room Bar. Located near the Art Deco District, Lincoln Road, chic boutiques, antique stories, and Ocean Drive, the W is in the ideal location to explore South Beach.
The luxury accommodations at the W are showcased in a variety of sizes to fit any traveler?s needs. The Fabulous Studio boasts magnificent ceilings soaring nine feet high and a private glass balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Porcelain ceramic tile throughout the studio is highlighted with glossy acrylic accents laced with teal. Featured in the studio is a state-of-the-art, in-room entertainment center under an eye-catching shell chandelier. Also included in the room is a wall-mounted 37-inch flat screen LCD TV and DVD/CD combo, clock/radio with iPod docking station, and full-service kitchenette with top-of-line appliances and custom designed Italian cabinets.
Guests looking for a larger room have the option to book one of twelve suites. The Oasis Suite, an extra large one-bedroom with additional media room, invites you to sleep soundly on the king-sized signature W bed with white crocodile-skin headboard above. Just outside the bedroom windows, views of the stunning ocean are sure to help you unwind and relax. The lofty living room decorated in teals and whites is perfect for entertaining and showcases Grammy-nominated photographer Danny Clinch's wall art. Inside the bathroom, Cippolino marble covers the floor and chrome fixtures bring an added elegance to the room.
Foodies will love the fine dining options at the hotel with cuisines that reflect the multiculturalism and ethnic diversity of Miami. The Dutch is inspired by local cafes, seaside shacks, roadside joints and the same mix of cultural influences that make Miami Beach great. With flavors and unique dishes by Award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini, the American restaurant, bar and oyster room features fresh fish and shellfish, choice meats, local produce and the best of what's around.
For a taste of Pan-Asian-inspired creations, make a reservation at Mr Chow where the menu has graced the palettes of celebrities like George Clooney, Sean Penn, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. This Michael Chow-designed restaurant is a design masterpiece with interiors featuring artwork from Mr Chow's renowned private collection. Signature elements such as modern screens and black lacquer furniture juxtapose with unique elements including the 125-foot gold-leaf and Swarovski crystal chandelier, designed by Chow himself. With the beach as its backdrop and the sexy sounds of salsa in its speakers, Mr Chow creates a premiere dining experience.
If relaxation is what you?re craving, W South Beach knows just how to satisfy. Famous for its ?no-attitude' atmosphere, trademark touches like rhythm and blues tones and a brownie buffet, Bliss Spa at the W South Beach has been spreading the ?rub? since 1996. Bliss Spa focuses on waxing, skincare services, manicures and pedicures, massages and body treatments. Bliss South Beach is the ultimate destination for stylish jet setters as well as spa and beauty-loving locals. Try their most popular treatment, the Triple Oxygen Treatment, for an all-around complexion reviver using a skin-type specific peel, pre-extraction oxygen wrap, Triple Oxygen cream, hydrating enzyme pack, and vitamized oxygen spray.
After a relaxing spa afternoon, venture out into Miami and explore further into the diverse cultural assemblage of neighborhoods. Little Havana, with its colorful murals and pulsating Latin beats, pays homage to Cuban culture. Or, for the sports enthusiast, purchase tickets to a court blazing Miami Heat game. Take a break from exploration and go on a leisurely stroll through the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. With all attractions located near W South Beach, seeing the best sights in Miami is a breeze.
Cozy up in a signature W bed, find pure Bliss in the signature spa, and tempt your taste buds at the famed Mr Chow restaurant at W South Beach. Making Condé Nast Traveler?s Hot List and Travel + Leisure?s Worlds Best Awards list, it?s no wonder W South Beach has become a favorite among tourists, locals and celebrities alike. Go ahead, check it out, and enter into a scene where bikinis reign, the nightlife is never-ending, and signature cocktails are only a reach away.
W South Beach
2201 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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