FountaineblueMiami Beach7 night stay from £1706 per personThis legendary 5 star hotel first opened its doors to the public in 1954, when the A-list celebs of the time - Elvis, Sinatra and the Rat Pack - were frequent visitors. Following a $1 billion renovation and expansion in 2008, the hotel offers 22 oceanfront acres of a spectacular blend of Miami's golden era and stylish modern luxury. There is a sophisticated poolscape with water features including the secluded Oasis Pool and an interactive waterscape play area that will be a hit with the kids. The hotel also has a 40,000 square foot, state-of-the-art health spa and a range of 11 restaurants and nightclubs.Prices based on 2 persons sharing a Chateau & Versailles standard room on a room only basis with return flights from Edinburgh to Orlando Int’l for 7 nights.. Prices shown are for guidance only and are subject to availability.
Florida & MiamiWhy Florida & MiamioVibrant Miami playground of the well-heeled oWith city-sized malls, world-class golf courses and more restaurants per head than any other US stateoPastel Art Deco architecture, Cuban cuisine and culture in Little Havana.oNo less than 15 theme parks , including 6 Disney creations, Universal Studios Florida®, SeaWorld® Orlando and Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay.oThe Everglades are your best bet for outdoor adventure – hiking, kayaking and hot-air ballooningoFlights from:▪Glasgow and Edinburgh
Ritz CarltonFort Lauderdale, Florida7 night stay from £1487 per personDiscover The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale – and bask in the sights, sounds and experiences of Florida’s legendary Gold Coast. Featuring an oceanfront location with lavish suites, a luxurious spa and nearby championship golf, this Fort Lauderdale beach resort is an unforgettable escape. With a heated infinity pool on our 29,000-square foot tropical deck, VIP oceanfront cabanas suspended over the water and a signature waterfront restaurant, you’ll experience unmatched luxury when you stay with us at our beach resort.Prices based on 2 persons sharing a Standard Room-1 King Bed with Lakeview on a room only basis with return flights from Edinburgh to Orlando Int’l for 7 nights.. Prices shown are for guidance only and are subject to availability.
Travel GuideWeatherJuly is the hottest month in Miami with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F) and the coldest is January at 20°C (68°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 12 in July. The wettest month is October with an average of 234mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 30°C (86°F)July is the hottest month in Florida with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F) and the coldest is January at 16°C (61°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 10 in July. The best month to swim in the sea is in July when the average sea temperature is 29°C (84°F)CurrencyCurrency – US DollarAboutMiami-is the playground of the young and well-heeled, and Miami holidays offer an ultra-hip beach break bursting with Latino flavour. You can spend your holidays to Miami partying on South Beach, or soaking up the sun on Miami's main stretch of sand. Beyond the glitz, glamour and buff beach bodies, there's a lot of culture to discover on holidays in Miami, with streets of pastel Art Deco architecture and the Cuban cuisine and culture in Little Havana.Florida- Long hot summers and mild winters make Florida a year-round hit. Temperatures range from the mid-20s to the mid-30s, but the humidity can make it feel hotter. The most popular time of the year for visitors is the summer, when the temperatures are their highest. Bear in mind, though, this is also the rainy season. From June to September, downpours and thunderstorms are common in the afternoons and early evenings. They tend to be heavy and last for just a few minutes, before stopping as suddenly as they started.Theme parksWhen Walt Disney’s grand plans for Magic Kingdom were brought to life in Orlando back in the Seventies, it set the precedent for things to come. Today, the Sunshine State is the world leader when it comes to theme parks. There are no less than 15, including 6 Disney creations, and other household names like Universal Studios Florida®, SeaWorld® Orlando and Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay.Malls, greens and restaurantsWhite-knuckle rides and worlds of make-believe are only part of the picture, though. With city-sized malls, world-class golf courses and more restaurants per head than any other US state, Florida pulls out all the stops to impress the tens of millions of visitors it receives every year.The evergladesPierce the tourist bubble, meanwhile, and you’ll discover national parks, dense forests and swamplands teeming with the region’s resident alligators. The Everglades are your best bet for outdoor adventure – hiking, kayaking and hot-air ballooning are just a few of the ways you can explore.The beach sceneThen there are the beaches to consider. Shelving gently into the warm waters of the Gulf Coast, the swathes at St Pete’s, Fort Myers and Clearwater are among the best in the country.