Room With A View: Fontainebleu Hotel, Miami Beach
Situated on the oceanfront of Collin’s Avenue in the centre of Millionaire’s Row, the Fontainebleu hotel stretches across twenty acres of Miami Beach.
Designed by the late architect Morris Lapidus, the Fontainebleu is home to 1,504 contemporary guest rooms and suites, in addition to a selection of luxury penthouses.
As one of the hotel’s Specialty Suites, the Sorrento Penthouse offers lavish accommodation for up to five people. The suite has been intricately furnished with Sub Zero and Miele appliances, wine fridge and formal dining room. The Pièce de résistance, however, comes in the form of the suite’s expansive balcony, offering a private pool, Jacuzzi and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
If you’re passing through, the hotel is worth a visit just for it’s offering of twelve restaurants, bars and lounges, including award-winning Cantonese restaurant Hakkasan, which made it’s debut at the Fontainebleu following it’s successful launch in London back in 2003.
Where Hakkasan offers a contemporary twist on Chinese cuisine, the Fontainebleu’s Italian restaurant Scarpetta, indulges in authentic Italian fayre, including dishes such as Pici pasta with lobster, calabrese chillis and nduja sausage and Amedei chocolate cake with toasted almond gelato and salted caramel sauce.
Equipped for every eventuality, the Fontainebleu houses an indulgent 40,000 square foot spa offering a variety of treatments including hydrobaths, detoxes and massage. Sports enthusiasts can take advantage of the array of advanced cardio equipment in the gym, which just happens to overlook the Atlantic Ocean.
For more information, visit: www.fontainebleau.com