For sheer Art Deco beauty The National Hotel's 205-foot infinitypool is the most gorgeous spot in Miami.
For quiet romance and excellent service, slip out to The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, and ease into the hotel's infinity pool. Unlike many of the hotels in the area, this pool has a commanding view of the beach and ocean. It's the perfect place to lounge in privacy and beautiful seclusion. Dip tip: Wait until sunset, and head to the gazebo near the adult pool. It may be one of the most romantic spots in Florida.
The National Hotel: (305) 532-2311 or www.nationalhotel.com. Fontainebleau Hilton Resort: 1-800-548-8886 or www.fontainebleauhilton.com. The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne: 1-800-241-3333 or www.ritzcarlton.com.
You Ought To Be In Pictures
If you secretly lust to be a movie star, swing by Loews Miami Beach Hotel. Just strolling down the central Palm Promenade tricks most visitors into thinking they're on a film studio back lot. Impatiens bloom in every corner. Deck chairs are filled with everyone from big, bald, stogie-smoking men who look like adventure-flick producers to water lovers such as 9-year-old Megan from Houston, Texas, who says she "feels cool at this pool." Megan's advice? "Jump in and look at all the different kinds of people to see." 1601 Collins Avenue, (305) 604-1601 or www.loewshotels.com.