Hotels & Resorts opened the $300 million resort
Acqualina in Sunny Isle Beach, Fla., halfway between Fort
Lauderdale and Miami. The Mediterranean-style property, Rosewoods
first beachfront resort in the U.S., features 97 guest rooms and
118 residences in a 51-story tower, three oceanfront swimming pools
and a private beach club. Each guest room has a private terrace
with views of either the Intracoastal Waterway or the Atlantic
include Aaria, the Costa Grill and renowned New York Italian eatery
Il Mulino. On-site, 20,000-square-foot spa ESPA at Acqualina will
open this fall.
information, visit www.acqualinaresort.com. To reserve, call (888)
Beach Resort & Spa, on Collins Avenues Millionaires
Row, is offering $99 nightly rates and four themed packages this
bed-and-breakfast, romance and spa stays as well as the
Millionaires Package, priced from $1,200, double, per night through
Sept. 30. The latter deal includes penthouse accommodations, a
bottle of Dom Perignon and hors doeuvres on arrival, two one-hour
massages at the Edouard de Paris Salon and Spa and in-room
breakfast for two.
Visit www.miamibeachresortandspa.com or call (877)
Marriott and SeaWorld
Orlando are offering kid-friendly vacation packages that
include free admission to the marine park for kids ages 9 and under
when parents book a minimum two nights at one of nine hotels.
Dec. 31 if booked by Sept. 30, the packages include deluxe
accommodations, one Adventure Pak Shamu (which includes a Shamu
plush toy and an activity book) per child and in-park
also offer free kids breakfasts and transfers to SeaWorld.
Participating are: the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort; JW
Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes; Renaissance Orlando Resort at
SeaWorld; Courtyard International Drive; Residence Inn SeaWorld
International Center; Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando
International Drive; and Marriotts Grand Vista.
922-7829 or visit www.marriottvacationpackages.com/seaworld.
for Gen X
Residence Inn by Marriott Daytona Beach is home to
Marriotts new Gen7 suite, an innovative room design the chain
claims will redefine extended-stay lodging.
feature zones for cooking, dining, working, relaxing and sleeping
and are equipped with stainless steel appliances; granite
countertops; upgraded bedding; and living area with convertible
All 122 studios
and one- and two-bedroom suites also have a dishwasher, microwave
and refrigerator. Call (386) 255-3388 or visit www.marriott.com/dabri.
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