Majority of Miami Beach tourist has already set their hearts for the Eden Roc hotel as its neighboring hotel, Fontainebleau that was build in the 1950s era.
Since back then both hotels had become a hit with visitors that flock to Miami. Both hotels have shared their fair share of popular celebrities that has grace the hotels with their presents which includes the late Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Jayne Mansfield and many others.
Most of them would just come to enjoy the night that is full of dazzle and very lustful or to enjoy the day lazing in the sun at the Collins Avenue strip. This well known hotel was built in 1955 by a very farsighted and advance architect, Morris Lapidus.
The hotel that is situated right in front of the ocean had just had a revamp of $200 million with an addition of a tower with 21 stories that holds 283 rooms and the existing tower had went through extensive remodeling and not to forget the four to ‘die for’, never ending pools that has been bestowed with a beautiful waterfall.
The historical power of the Eden Roc hotel has proved to be unbeatable comparing to other modern hotels in the South Beach. For instance, during the announcement of the hotels transformation, A-list celebrities such as Madonna, George Clooney and even Steven Spielberg plus other celebrities and even royalties were all booked and confirm guests for the Eden Roc’s re-launching.
The Eden Rochotel is now twice from its original size ever since its extraordinary transformation, which now has a boasting new tower which consist of 82 marvelous suites and the 15 exclusive phenomenal bi-level bungalow suites that has its own floating staircase with the breath taking view of the ocean as well as the pool area.
Not forgetting to mention that the new rooms come with superb large bathrooms, posh king size beds, high speed internet access, iPod docking stations, a very large screen high definition TV and a massive balcony that even has a hot tub of its own.
There’s another plusside of the Eden Roc hotel as the designers were very nature-friendly as they had designed every window and sliding door using ‘turtle glass’. ‘Turtle glass’ is ensure that it would render the bright lights of the hotel does not interfere the sea turtles that would usually mate behind the Eden Roc hotel. It has already been announced that the Eden Roc hotel will be adding a new night spot but currently they are being ‘tight lipped’ on the name of the club.
According to David Siguaw,the Eden Roc’s Director of Sales and Marketing, the nightclub will definitely be very high-end, chic, prominent and located underside of a glass-bottom pool.
The Eden Roc is positive that their new nightclub will be the main attraction due to its fantasy-like distinctiveness which will include ‘mermaids’ and also glass portals and with these unique features it’s a definite attraction for celebrities to flock to the new nightclub. What used to be a small spa at the Eden Roc had also been renovated and extended, making it one of the most sought after area of the hotel.
The Spa of Eden is decorated with stones and rocks throughout its space as well as varnished with bright and vibrant colors, which all points to one theme, which is “lava and snow”. There is a huge, calming fire pit at the waiting room, which had been renamed to as the relaxation lounge, where guests would be able to wait for their turns while enjoy relaxing treats.
Contrary to the nameof the theme, “Lava and Snow”, there is nothing fiery or chilling at the Spa of Eden as most of the services at the spa are based on water therapy, such as relaxing whirlpool massages, hydrotherapy services, water based steam and sauna room as well as reflexology by water massage. The Spa of Eden also offer various classes such as Pilates, Tai Chi, as well as yoga, and they now boast a 24/7 gym and salon to the service of the guests.
There is also a newly built lagoon waterfall for guests to enjoy.
However,the Spa of Eden is not yet opened to public, therefore guests who still wants to be pampered by the services of the spa could head to the temporary base of the Spa of Eden on the fourth floor, or even better, enlist for in room call services.
Guests would be ableto dine based on their personal preferences, either indoors or outdoors at Eden Roc’s Gia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar which serves various mouth watering dishes on its menu. The Gia Italian kitchen opens from breakfast, to lunch up to dinner, and no matter what your drinking choice is, you would be able to enjoy their popular cappuccinos and wine. Besides the Gia Italian Kitchen, Eden Roc offers another eatery called the Gia Rotisserie which is marked by its beautiful French decorations which are elegant, yet classic.
The Gia Rotisserieoffers plenty of European inspired dishes which serves wonderful dishes such as Limoncello, cured salmon, horseradish mascarpone, eggplant caponata, olive aioli and so much more. For guests that enjoy more simple dishes, the Cabana Beach Club, formerly known as the Aquatica is the best choice to dine at the Eden Roc hotel due to its casual and simple dishes such as soup, sandwiches, salads and so much more steaks and seafood delights.
The Cabana Beach Club has a nice view of the sea. The Eden Roc is located at 4525 Collins Avenue, and it is the place to head north of Miami Beach if you want to experience the luxury.
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