Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne


Key Biscayne is an island located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay and while there are many lodging choices in the Miami-Dade county area, there are few choices in the lush tropical estates of Key Biscayne. If you want to experience grand service in an exceptional location true five-star service, opulent suites, inviting pool, private beach and celebrity worthy spa, then book a couple of days here. If you are tempted to book here and use this location as a sightseeing base – Don’t do it. This property offers pure bliss and frankly is priced accordingly, plus it is out of the way to make sightseeing easy. Plan on maximizing your vacation dollar and enjoy all the Ritz- Carlton has to offer then choose another destination as a jumping off point for sightseeing. I am not suggesting you must be a prisoner on the property, a short drive to the southern most point on the island lies a charming lighthouse that offers a nice opportunity to enjoy the Florida sunshine and get a bit of exercise, a shopping break in the Village of Key Biscayne provides another worthy way to spend a couple of hours and for a sumptuous dinner offering stunning sunsets head out to the Rusty Pelican. Traveling well is all about knowing where to scrimp and where to splurge and this is one of those places to splurge. So if you are looking for a day or two to completely relax before or after a cruise this resort delivers it in spades!

Top 3 Reasons to Stay Here

1. Spa

Spas are known for service and pampering and Ritz-Carlton sets the standard for exceptional service in the world of lux resorts. So what do you get when the two meet? A world class spa with long dimly lit hallways, comfortable spacious treatment rooms, pleasant scents wafting on the air, unfailing service with an attention to detail that has become a rare commodity. The locker room sports a sauna, eucalyptus steam room, whirlpool, along with showers, ample storage with a classy European feel. You will discovery it is the little touches that catapults your visit from what you expect to exceptional, chilled towels and fresh cucumber slices set along the Jacuzzi; a fine assortment of beverages and refreshments, heavenly linens and comfortable setting throughout. Simply put, no detail was overlooked.

2. Great destination as an add-on to either a Florida Keys land vacation or any of the many cruises that depart from Ft. Lauderdale or Port of Miami. Nothing says you haven’t a care in the world quite like five star service in the lap of luxury. This will be more regenerative than a month of weekends at home.

3. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is listed as one of the top 10 beaches in the US and while that title can be hotly debated, the park does host a multi-use area, charming lighthouse with one a quarter miles of natural beach available to swim, sun, picnic or relax. You will find the waves especially gentle thanks to a reef six miles off shore. A short paved bike path approximately 1.5-miles long offers a nice stroll in the afternoon Be sure to keep a watchful eye on the water as you will like spot a gentle manatee gliding by.

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