Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale blazes new trail in one of America’s favorite sun destinations
Befitting the highly anticipated Four Seasons entry into one of the world’s favorite vacation destinations, the building’s curved silhouette, fresh white materials and clean contemporary lines designed by architect Kobi Karp draw inspiration from the heritage of the city’s yachting, winding waterways and bustling streets. . This modern tropical city remains welcoming and easygoing even as it shines with renewed grandeur.
In the two-story lobby, an eclectic mix of international travelers checking in, longtime locals stopping in for a drink, and families carrying a picnic basket on their way to the beach pass each other in a series of spaces created by Tara Bernard & The partners. Here, Riviera lifestyle blends with the freshness and elegance of mid-century modernist design – an atmosphere that feels like a time when frolicking in the sun for the first time Florida on the holiday card.
“Like a picture-perfect postcard, the all-new Four Seasons in our growing global portfolio will create an unparalleled luxury lifestyle experience – from design, to service, and everything in between. We’re setting the stage to discover one of America’s most beloved beach communities in a whole new way,” says christian cleric, President of Four Seasons – Hotels and Resorts. ” In close collaboration with Nadim Achi from Fort Hospitality, our visionary owner partner of three other Four Seasons hotels and residences, we continue to raise the bar for luxury hospitality along the South Florida rating.”
A place in the sun
“The ability to soak up the sun by the pool, spend a day at the beach or get out on the water is why so many people are drawn to South Florida“, says the general manager Mazen Saleh. “We match the energy and spirit you feel here in Fort Lauderdale with the sophisticated touch and legendary service of Four Seasons.”
Like the sparkling deck of a superyacht, the ocean Solarium features two skyline pools and the hotel’s dining experience, Evelyn’s Fort Lauderdale, all shaped by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. There’s a serene pool and a playful one, lined with loungers and daybeds with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Outdoor spaces come alive with varieties of tropical palm trees and greenery from Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design that frame the hotel’s ocean views while creating a sense of privacy. “The vibe is effortlessly luxurious,” Saleh says.
Those who prefer feet in the sand can also go to the beach, with an area dedicated to Four Seasons guests. Before leaving, guests can select favorite beach dishes from Honey Fitzstop by the toy station and let the Beach Concierge plan the perfect day, including local water sports.
Restaurant and Bar Experiences
With a seaside destination setting the stage for memorable meals, “a lot of inspiration comes from where we are,” says the culinary director Andre Zarzosa.
A tribute to “the Lady of Bonnet House”, Evelyn Fortune Lilly Bartlett – one of from Fort Lauderdale most remarkable lighting fixtures – Evelyn’s Fort Lauderdale is where Eastern Mediterranean meets coastal cuisine in a sophisticated yet fun indoor and outdoor atmosphere. Here, the chef of the restaurant brandon solomona native of Long Island more recently from the kitchen of Florie by Mauro Colagrecofeatures flavor-rich small and large plates designed to bond through culinary exploration by sharing around the table spreads and mezes, coastal seafood selections, wood-smoked meats and fish .
Descending to the first level, Honey Fitz – the name given to the presidential yacht by John F Kennedy – continues seamlessly from the lobby as an inviting and relaxing space for pastry chef Christina Kaelberer’s gourmet coffee creations and colorful artisan pastries by day. At sunset, natural wines, winegrower’s champagne and cocktails that renew American classics, accompanied by savory and sweet accompaniments, prelude to the evening ahead.
Hotel guests can also enjoy poolside food and beverages and in-room dining. An additional restaurant concept overlooking Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard is set to debut in fall 2022.
Inspired spa and wellness
With a dual grounding in results-oriented treatments and relaxing therapies, the Four Seasons Spa is a sanctuary where holistic remedies meet modern innovation. Inspired by from Fort Lauderdale ubiquitous waterways to new depths, Lemi’s Spa Dream Water Bed offers the ability to float on a warm water mattress enveloped in a glow of chromotherapy while enjoying one of the body treatments from “The Waves” menu , including scrubs, wraps and options that combine body and facial treatments. A comprehensive facial treatment menu incorporates results-driven techniques, technologies and products by Pierre-SimoneQMS Medical Cosmetics, Tammy FenderSodashi and JetPeel.
Massage options also abound. Spa director Shaw Cote recommends the Signature Ebb & Flow massage, which uses harmonic healing sound bowls, aromatic oils, and a combination of Swedish massage and Thai stretching techniques. Some treatments are also available for hotel guests in the suite. A complete spa journey, guests can sample industry-leading skincare partners in the experiential boutique before unwinding in soothing lounges with salt-wall saunas, aromatic steam rooms and ice fountains . A beautifully appointed full-service lounge is also available.
The fully-equipped 24-hour fitness center offers motivating ocean views, while outside, sunrise yoga classes and free bikes to explore the community await.
A perfect night’s sleep
After a day in the sun, rest awaits you in one of the 189 rooms and suites. With marine-inspired details throughout, from recessed ceilings and wraparound shelving to brass lamps and polished wood finishes, there’s a mid-century aesthetic that combines classic pieces with bespoke designs from Tara Bernard & Partners just for this Hotel. The result is modern and airy, with a fresh take on classic themes that immediately makes every room and hotel space feel comfortable.
The hotel’s first accommodation is the Birch Oceanfront Terrace Suite, named after a local legend Hugh Taylor Birchwho offered kilometers of Fort Lauderdale seaside for the pleasure of all. Boasting over 1,600 square feet (150 square meters) of interior space, plus a nearly 2,000 square foot (180 square meters) fully furnished terrace with direct ocean views. It’s the best choice for friends traveling together, families on vacation, or even couples who just want a little more space to themselves.
exploring Fort Lauderdale
Recognized as one of the world’s premier yachting capitals, Fort Lauderdale is a sailor’s dream. Water is more than just a mode of transportation; it is part of the city’s identity. Receptionist Aleksandr Sharifwho grew up in the region before traveling the world, eventually returning home South Florida, suggests setting sail on a luxury yacht for a day-long adventure. Pass by the stately homes that line the Intracoastal waterways, enjoy a swim in the open sea, and relax with sunset cocktails and dinner under the stars.
The hotel can guide guests to favorite restaurants along Las Olas Boulevard or suggest jazz and Broadway shows at top concerts. Also a hub of South Florida’s coast, the NSU Museum of Art is a must-see for art lovers in from Fort Lauderdale Active arts and entertainment district.
Families can also enjoy an interesting visit to the Museum of Discovery and Science or an afternoon of nature trails, fishing and kayaking at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.
“A highlight for anyone who appreciates local history or is curious to learn more about the inspiration behind our restaurant Evelyn’s Fort Lauderdaleis the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens,” suggests Charif. The local landmark includes an eccentric estate and art collection in an ecological sanctuary offering guided tours, unique classes and events throughout the year, just minutes from the Four Seasons.
Celebrations at the Four Seasons
The new Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale brings expertise, exceptional cuisine and charismatic personality to weddings, milestone celebrations and gala events. Meeting planners can also consider the benefits of sunlit spaces created by Tara Bernard & Partners offering inspiring ocean views as well as an outdoor oceanfront terrace and plenty of ways for attendees to hang out, just minutes from the city’s best shopping, dining, marinas and entertainment.
Be among the first to experience the all-new Four Seasons by South Florida: With a prime beachfront address in the heart of a famous vacation destination, call +1 754 336 3100 or book online to book.
four seasons in South Florida
In addition to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale, Four Seasons’ Fort Hospitality portfolio in South Florida includes the Four Seasons Hotel and Residences at The Surf Club, the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach and the Four Seasons Hotel Miami.
Additional properties in the state of Florida include Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, and the company recently announced plans to transform the legendary Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club on florida Gulf Coast in a Four Seasons experience.
About Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts opened its first hotel in 1961 and since then has been dedicated to perfecting the travel experience through continuous innovation and the highest standards of hospitality. Currently operating 123 hotels and resorts and 49 residential properties in major city centers and resort destinations in 47 countries, and with more than 50 projects in planning or development, Four Seasons consistently ranks among the top hotels in the world. world and the most prestigious brands in reader surveys, traveler reviews and industry awards. For more information and reservations, visit fourseasons.com. For the latest news, visit press.fourseasons.com and follow @FourSeasonsPR on Twitter.
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