Quick Weekend Getaway: Two Elite Florida Resorts Up Their Game

The grand dame, hotel-wise, has always been the Ritz Carlton (the beach hotel although the more contemporary golf hotel, opened more recently, provides additional facilities.) Over the years, though, it was starting to look dowdy but that has now changed due to a top to bottom renovation completed in October. As part of the overhaul, the 450 guest rooms morphed from traditional style to a lighter, more contemporary, beach house style with a color palette of greys, light blues and beige. And the restaurants also transformed, some lightening their decor (The Grill), and others altering both decor and menus with the all day dining restaurant taking on an Italian slant as Terrazza complete with a salumi and mozzarella bar and good pastas and a new restaurant Dusk fusing sports bar (TV screens), a sushi bar (not usually found in sports bars) and sophisticated cocktail bar. What hasnt changed and didnt need to, is the oceanfront, seafood focused Gumbo Limbo, perfectly positioned for watching sunsets while eating stone crabs. The open air seafood restaurant at the Ritz is the perfect vista for sunsets Over on the other coast, Fisher Island Club, a private island reachable only by the island ferry from Miami Beach, also recently completed a $60 million enhancement. Originally the home of Miami Beach developer Carl Fisher, the island went to William K. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewerner/2014/01/31/quick-weekend-getaway-two-elite-florida-resorts-up-their-game/

Best weekend getaways for V-Day: 2-night stay in San Diego for $120

Other Places to Go on Valentine's Day Best weekend getaways for couples: Visit Idaho ski resorts for Valentine's Day Places to Go on Valentine's Day ~ Why Visit San Diego? Without a doubt, many people start their "things to do in San Diego" list with a trip to the San Diego zoo. At this animal attraction, there are over 800 species that live on 107 acres of land. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.examiner.com/article/best-weekend-getaways-for-v-day-2-night-stay-san-diego-for-120

Travel To Go Advises Travelers to Plan a Getaway to Cancun, Mexico this February

Cancun is just as famous for what happens after dark as it is for what it offers during the daylight hours. Whether visitors enjoy live music or a DJ, there are plenty of opportunities for both. Cancun's diverse nightlife scene is sure to have something for everyone. Cancun also has many spas for relaxing and pampering when travelers need a break from the sun. Another popular pastime is shopping the local vendor booths for unique gifts and handcrafted items, not to mention the malls with fine clothing stores and brand name fashions. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://finance.yahoo.com/news/travel-advises-travelers-plan-getaway-150700223.html

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