Staycation Specials: W Fort Lauderdale and The Palms Hotel and Spa

W Fort Lauderdale: The 517-room hotel—home to the buzzed-about rooftop pool, WET East and world-class dining—reopened in late June with enhanced safety and cleanliness protocols. Award-winning Steak 954 is open to guests, as is the hotel’s heart and soul, Living Room (pictured above), which resumed evening operations (AWAY Spa is scheduled to open in July). On the ground floor is a new eatery, SoBe Vegan, featuring an array of vegan/organic options. The W is inviting locals to take advantage of the LauderDeal package—including $25 daily breakfast credit, free valet, room upgrade, and a waived resort fee. Offer is good through Sept. 30 (Use booking code 0GL; wfortlauderdale.com)


The PalmsThe Palms Hotel & Spa: Located at the northern end of the South Beach entertainment district, this AAA Four-Diamond property reopened on July 1. Dining at the 251-room beachfront resort includes the natural gourmet dishes at Essensia (open for breakfast and dinner, with outdoor seating available), and offerings at the Tiki Bar. The Palms’ AVEDA Spa also is open (check out the Chakra Balancing Massage special throughout July); in August, the resort will debut one-on-one yoga and meditation classes. As with W Fort Lauderdale, The Palms is adhering to all CDC safety and health guidelines. Ask about the Florida Residents and Roadtrippers special; guests receive 10% savings on best flexible rates, complementary valet and late check out. Offer is good through Sept. 30 (thepalmshotel.com)

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