The Ritz-Carlton, Fort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale, Florida
A fabulous, fabled and world-renowned slice of Florida's Gold Coast welcomes you to the lap of luxury at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale. Clear sunny skies, lush tropical surroundings, and the white sands of this beachfront resort are your own personal playground, where casual beach life and first class living meet. Each room is fantastically modern, yet classically elegant, with soothing champagne tones, and sliding glass doors leading out to spacious balconies overlooking the coast. Abundant natural light warms each room in a delightful manner, while beautiful marble tubs and all the modern amenities create a comfortable home away from home. Sink into plush accommodations each day and night, embraced by the gentle atmosphere of Florida, and the luxury of The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale.
As a guest of this fine establishment, enjoy an early morning tee time at Grande Oaks Golf Course, as well as use of the clubhouse and service of the on-site attendants. Take some time to pamper yourself and melt under the practiced hands of a masseuse at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale Spa. Set out for some amazing shopping at boutiques and galleries, and the perfect afternoon meal, on vibrant Las Olas Boulevard - or simply stretch out by the resort's grandiose infinity pool, relaxing in your own private cabana. Make your way to the beach for some fun in the sun, and take out a catamaran for a day of sailing. Delight in a surfing lesson before testing the waves on your own, or glide along the coast in a kayak for two. Be amazed by the beautiful underwater world with a scuba or snorkeling excursion, or even take a trip on an Atlantis Submarine. In the afternoon take a fascinating eco-tour through Sawgrass Recreation Park, spotting rare and endangered wildlife species. Before heading out to enjoy the nightlife of Fort Lauderdale, sit down at the hotel's Via Luna for an elegant Italian dinner, or relax poolside with lighter fare and a cocktail. As the lights come on in the city, head out to Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District for an amazing night on the town.
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