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Il Giardino at Mr. C Coconut Grove

Mr. C Coconut Grove
2988 McFarlane Road, Miami; 305.800.6672;

Created by brothers Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani, the fourth generation behind the Cipriani hospitality brand, this new hotel feels like a sleek luxury yacht in the heart of one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods.

PLAY: Spend all day in a private cabana at the rooftop pool. At night, sip on cocktails in the intimate courtyard area, Il Giardino.

ENRICH: You are steps away from the Grove’s flourishing arts scene and eclectic shopping boutiques.

UNWIND: Escape to Mr. C Spa, a European-inspired oasis boasting an outdoor relaxation lounge overlooking scenic Coconut Grove.

TASTE: Bellini Restaurant & Bar (a nod to the cocktail famously invented at Cipriani-owned Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy) is a refreshing new dining concept inspired by Ignazio and Maggio’s travels throughout Italy.

Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club, Miami Beach – Photo by James Baigrie

Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club
3925 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305.538.3373;

This new beachfront Autograph Collection hotel, located in a historic art deco property, is for those wanting a staycation with a European sensibility and top-notch services.

PLAY: Lounge at the beach or pool area, which is complete with a shaved ice cart serving complimentary frozen treats. Then settle into the lobby bar for innovative cocktail creations.

ENRICH: Explore your surrounds by air, land or sea with Cadillac’s Signature Experiences, which include seaplane adventures to the Keys, chartered fishing trips and cultural walking tours.

UNWIND: Participate in daily yoga and fitness classes by the pool thanks to partner Nobe Yoga.

TASTE: Donna Mare Trattoria is an authentic Italian eatery serving seafood, Neapolitan pizzas and house-made pastas. Bungalow by the Sea is a beachfront destination perfect for relaxing with a glass of rosé and noshing on the daily catch and extensive raw bar menu.

Lennox Miami Beach

Lennox Miami Beach
1900 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305.397.8187;

This elegant new hotel is located in a historic art deco/Mediterranean-revival property that recently completed a $70 million transformation.

PLAY: Mingle with fellow guests at the lobby bar—it’s first thing you see when you enter the front doors (rather than your typical check-in counter).

ENRICH: Take in the nuances of the nature-inspired guest rooms by acclaimed Argentine interior designer Juan Ciavarella.

UNWIND: Relax while sipping cocktails by the pool in the Mediterranean-style courtyard.

TASTE: Eat your way through two new nearby new food halls, Time Out Market Miami and The Lincoln Eatery. (As of press time, details about the beautiful on-property restaurant were still under wraps.)

Costa Hollywood Beach Resort

Costa Hollywood Beach Resort
777 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood; 954.613.3700;

This new hotel on Hollywood Beach’s Broadwalk offers one-, two- and three-bedrooms suites, each with its own full-sized kitchen, encouraging guests to “stay like they own the place.”

PLAY: Catch some rays by the rooftop infinity pool with sweeping views of the ocean and Intracoastal.

ENRICH: Beat the heat at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts, a hidden gem with a world-class collection of ceramic art and studio glass.

UNWIND: Costa partners with local spas for in-room services. Guests also receive discounts at neighboring Margaritaville Island Hotel’s St. Somewhere Spa.

TASTE: In the morning, fuel up at Argentina’s famous The Coffee Store, then spend the evening in the sky at Cielo Restaurant & Sky Bar. Coming soon: Piegari, an iconic Buenos Aires culinary destination making its U.S. debut.

The Dalmar Lobby Bar -Photo by Michael Stavaridis

The Dalmar Fort Lauderdale
299 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; 954.945.9500;

Downtown Fort Lauderdale’s modern new luxury hotel has quickly become a popular urban getaway for locals and visitors alike.

PLAY: Cool off with a dip in the saltwater infinity pool, then sip handcrafted cocktails at Sparrow, the city’s highest rooftop bar. On weekends, take in live music in the Lobby Bar.

ENRICH: Be sure to peruse the hotel’s modern art collection and interiors by acclaimed global design firm DesignAgency.

UNWIND: Drop in for a flow class at popular Yoga Joint, located on the ground floor of the hotel.

TASTE: Start the morning with La Colombe coffee and pastries at Rose’s Coffee Bar, then have dinner at The Terrace Grill, featuring classic American fare fused with hints of Italian flair.

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