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beautyescapes cierge” services, which includes towel set-up and ocean-side lunch delivery. The Beach House also has a partnership with a local spa and salon to arrange for private services in the guest rooms. In-room guests rave about the minibars, which include fun, usable items such as beach games like smashball, underwater cameras, umbrellas, Turkish beach blankets, and beer koozies, as well as local microbrews and throw-back treats like s’mores kits. Note also that the hotel’s sister property two blocks south, The Inn at Laguna Beach, has a private, guestsonly rooftop terrace that serves sunset cocktails with the best vantage point in town. Or stick to the Beach House for cookies and milk by the fire pit. (Rooms start at $197; visit thelagunabeachhouse.com.)

SOUTHEAST: ROYAL BLUES HOTEL ➜ THERE’S NO KNOCKING SOUTH BEACH if you’re

looking for late-night partying, but when you crave something more classic American, head to Deerfield Beach and the Royal Blues Hotel. The only Relais & Châteaux-

designated property in Florida, Royal Blues was conceived as an oceanfront escape for guests to experience an authentic adventure off Florida’s Gold Coast. Opened in 2014, the space offers 12 luxuriously appointed accommodations (all with oceanfront views) steps from Blue Wave-certified Deerfield Beach. The décor is demure with understated touches of a bespoke yacht (think wide-wood paneling, leather, and marble surfaces). You’ll also find a seafood restaurant, Chanson, with panoramic ocean views and an elevated 18-foot-long saltwater aquarium, wine lounge, and swim spa. On Saturdays, treat your chakras to oceanfront yoga on the property’s deck, and nearby Quiet Waters Park offers 430 acres for hiking, fishing, a skate park, and the new-to-the-U.S. cable water-skiing. Golfing, tennis, and biking are also available. (Prices start at $299; visit royalblueshotel.com.)

destination, but anyone staying in this 61-room, waterfront gem will feel like it’s a honeymoon. Located outside of Chicago in Geneva, Illinois, the circa 1800s limestone building boasts romantic rooms with fireplaces, heated marble floors, wet bars, and balconies overlooking the Fox River, all within walking distance of over 150 boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. An on-premise spa offers massages, facials, body treatments, waxing, and a serenity room; in-room massages and drawn baths are available upon request. Atwater’s is the hotel’s restaurant and its

ROYAL BLUES HOTEL Call Me Al (Fresco) Making the most of Deerfield Beach’s stunning coastline, Royal Blues gets a gold star for its Gold Coast views.

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