MIAMI BEACH -- The National Hotel and Fontainebleau Hilton here,
along with the Sonesta Beach Resort on Key Biscayne, have their
eyes on couples seeking a romantic getaway. The 152-room National
created a three-night Moon Over Miami Ultimate Romance package
available through May 31.
The plan, priced at $1,850 per couple, includes deluxe poolside
accommodations, roundtrip airport transfers via limousine and
champagne and flowers. Also included in the program are a massage
for two, a moonlight cruise aboard a private yacht with hors
d'oeuvres, daily breakfast and a three-course dinner.
A version of the package without the cruise is available for
$1,450. Through Dec. 26, the hotel is touting rack rates of $199
for standard accommodations, $239 for oceanfront and $299 for
deluxe poolside. All rates are per night, single or double, and
exclude taxes and service charges. The National is a member of
Summit Hotels & Resorts. For more information, call (800)
327-8370 or visit www.nationalhotel.com.
The Fontainebleau Hilton's Romance package costs $279 per
couple, per night, covering an oceanview room, in-room champagne,
use of the health club and spa and a full breakfast from room
service or the hotel's restaurant. For standard accommodations, the
price drops to $249. Rates are in effect through Dec. 25. From Dec.
26 through April 30, the rates increase to $339 and $319,
With extra nights, clients buying lunch or dinner at the
property get one entree free. Also, early check-in and late
checkout can be requested. A hotel spokeswoman said that package
rates are subject to change. Agents should call to verify the
prices. For more information, call the property at (800)
At the Sonesta Beach, the Romantic Rendevous package is offered
through Dec. 21 from $305 to $345 per couple, per night, depending
on room category. Also included are champagne and strawberries on
arrival, a full breakfast in the property's Purple Dolphin
Restaurant, use of a cabana and a private dinner on the beach.
From Dec. 22 through April 30, the package increases to $395 to
$445. As reported, the property also pays 20% commission on all
sales booked by Dec. 15, regardless of travel date. For
information, call (800) SONESTA.