Page 66

JulyAugust2012

Upon arrival, guests are greeted by an expansive ter¬ race reminiscent of the outdoor cafes of Paris and Lake Como. Black and white Moroccan tiles set the stage for an eclectic collection of furniture, including a red wheel¬ barrow bench, a faux tree trunk table and intricate iron- crafted pieces from Mexico. RITZ-CARLTON, NAPLES For the guest rooms, Starck has channeled the ghost of the bedroom of Madame de Pompadour. Fit for Louis The Ritz-Carlton, Naples offers unparalleled luxury and XV's legendary mistress, the guest rooms feature bold service with stunning views from private balconies and uses of whites and pinks that reflect the sophistication world-class accommodations. As a guest at this beach of old French aristocracy. The furniture is designed to be hotel, you may choose from seven innovative dining functional and elegant with an oversized white sofa that experiences, including The Sushi Bar and Bites at the showcases French detailing, giving the room a playful Lobby Lounge. You can also indulge in the spectacular focal point. tri-level Ritz-Carlton spa with more than 30 treatment rooms, or enjoy an array of other activities including a 305.674.1701 or visit www.slshotels.com wide selection of water sports. The hotel also features four lighted tennis courts with professionals available for daily instruction, poolside cabanas with personal con¬ SOHO BEACH HOUSE MIAMI cierge service, and a nanny service. Soho Beach House is located on the site of the historic The Ritz-Carlton, Naples beachfront hotel was named art deco Sovereign Hotel, which has been redesigned on Conde Nast Traveler's 2011 "Gold List" and voted as and expanded to include a 16-story oceanfront tower. one of the top 10 hotels in the U.S. by readers of Travel With South American influences, all bedrooms are deco- + Leisure magazine in August 2011. rated with one-off pieces of antique furniture and feature king-size beds, as well as rainforest showers stocked 800.542.8680 or visit www.ritzcarlton.com with Cowshed products. Most bedrooms overlook the ocean or waterways while a number have freestanding baths and private terraces. SLS HOTEL SOUTH BEACH The property also features two luxurious pools with full Designed by creative icon Philippe Starck, SLS Hotel waiting staff, a poolside tiki bar surrounded by a tropi¬ South Beach imparts a "dream world" theme, blending cal garden, indoor and outdoor dining options including Latin, Asian, contemporary and art deco influences with Cecconi's, a modern day classic Italian restaurant, and a screening room with full digital capabilities for gather- captivating precision. 66 J U L Y / A U G U S T 2012 SOUTHFLORIDALUXURYGUIDE.COM


JulyAugust2012
To see the actual publication please follow the link above