When you walk down the streets you find yourself surrounded by people from all parts of the world, visiting to get a taste of the fabulous Miami lifestyle. However, as exciting as Miami is, it can also be too hectic for those seeking to disconnect from the world. The saturation of restaurants, lounges, and clubs that has taken over even the most posh hotels is not the ideal scenery for everyone. That is why I love the Ritz-Carlton in South Beach so much. Aside from being an immaculate 5-star property filled with luxe details and a superb concierge staff, the fact that there is no club inside the hotel lured me in the most. As awesome as it is to have a dancing spot to the reach of a heel, it is not pleasing to have to deal with a never-ending wait at the valet, a crowded lobby, or a pool full of strangers.
have your honeymoon or romantic getaway, or simply - like myself - treat yourself to a birthday celebration. It’s the oasis away from the madness that Miami can become during the holidays or peak season. Find Your Inner Peace: Staying at this property is so well worth it, especially for the delicious signature mango guava scent that accompanies the polished and luxurious rooms. The Lanai suites have their own private balconies that overlook to the pool and the beach, giving your stay a relaxing outdoor experience. Everything in the rooms is thought out to make your stay not just
pleasant, but extraordinary, from the high-end aromatic toiletries - which even include shaving and sewing kits to the additional in-room furniture and fully stocked mini-bar. From my own account, I can assure you that you will want to make this hotel your permanent home. Sanctuary For The Senses: Sip on tea inside the steam room, or a mimosa in the oxygen therapy suite, and prepare to let go of the outside world. The spa menu includes hair styling, body and facial treatments, and grooming options that go beyond your average massage center. It’s a dream come true
The Ritz-Carlton SoBe is the ideal venue for those who appreciate fine traveling, exquisite accommodations, succulent food, and top-of-the-line wellness facilities. It’s a place to escape from the “regular” notion of what Miami Beach is about and re-connect with the beauty of this place. It is where you go to get married with your toes on the sand, 41
April 2015 - BELLO