In the midst of the bustling Miami scene sits The Palms Hotel & Spa, a picturesque oasis just minutes outside of South Beach. Resting on an exclusive stretch of reserved beach, the property is surrounded by many of the area’s best attractions including Collins and Washington Avenues, Ocean Drive, high-end retail shops, cafés, art galleries and design houses.
With 251 rooms, the property offers an array of options and sizes including 155 city-view rooms, 79 oceanfront chambers, spacious suites and one-bedroom accommodations. Standard guestrooms come with wireless Internet access, king- or queen-sized beds, fully stocked private bars, 48” flat screen televisions, Aveda toiletries and use of the gym, beach chairs and towels. Inside the two junior suites, guests will find a balcony, sitting area and work station.
If you’re in need of a little extra room, the one-bedroom suites range in size from 735-792 square feet. Decorated in soft neutrals with pops of seafoam green and charcoal, the rooms have a very crisp, clean and modern beach-abode feel. Along with hardwood flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows, the rooms come with 400 thread count Egyptian cotton bed linens, pillow-top mattresses, 32” flat screen plasma TVs and views of Miami Beach, the pool or ocean.
For dining, guests have two on-site options: Essensia Restaurant and Tiki Bar & Cabanas situated poolside. Underneath swaying palm trees and nestled within a garden setting, Tiki Bar offers beach-friendly cuisine such as natural wraps, fresh salads and even tasty favorites like gourmet burgers and fish sandwiches. It’s also a great spot to enjoy a cocktail like the Summer Melon Margarita on one of the nearby hammocks.
If you’d rather a more upscale experience, head to Essensia Restaurant + Lounge where you’ll be treated to farm-to-table specialties and an ever-changing seasonal menu. Celebrating the pure essence of food, the eatery is dedicated to creating fare that not only nourishes the body but the mind and spirit as well. Guests can expect items such as Peruvian ceviche, shrimp gnocchi, chili-dusted red snapper, Florida fresh certified Angus beef short rib and strawberry balsamic cobbler.
At AVEDA, the hotel’s spa, guests can find pure relaxation by indulging in a number of nourishing treatments. The therapists create highly-personalized experiences by utilizing ancient Ayurvedic holistic philosophies and rituals. Through pairing high performance, natural and botanically-derived products with the latest in spa technologies, the facility seeks to restore balance and harmony within its guests. The 5,000-square-foot venue is a destination in itself with five multi-purpose treatment rooms, an indoor/outdoor relaxation area with steam room, fitness center and poolside Tiki cabanas should you wish to receive an al fresco massage.
When it comes to recreation, the hotel can setup a number of activities for guests such as scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, boat rentals and tennis or golf outings. At the nearby beach, travelers can also enjoy additional water sports or take a stroll along the boardwalk. Should you need tickets to the Miami International Boat Show, Art Basel, South Beach Food & Wine fest or other sports events, concerts and restaurants, the hotel’s concierge can easily arrange it all for you. Regardless of how you choose to spend your Miami vacation, there’s no doubt you’ll find everything you need right at your fingertips at The Palms.
The Palms Hotel & Spa
3025 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140