Word on the street is the Miami Heat’s newest headliner, LeBron James, plans to pack his swimming trunks for a blowout at the W South Beach this weekend. And why wouldn’t he – this beachfront oasis blends organic architectural elements with contemporary design to create a playful and energetic ambiance. If you’re looking for an opportunity to rub elbows with the 25-year-old NBA great, the W South Beach may be your place. We’ve mapped out hot spots of this famous Miami hotel where LeBron is rumored to have a reservation.
WET Bar & Grille – Considering LeBron is reported to have six cabanas reserved over the weekend, WET Bar & Grille is a likely spot to catch him. WET offers an intimate and sensual escape in the center of all the action perfect for relaxing under the South beach sun.
Bliss Spa – At the W South Beach’s famous Bliss Spa, LeBron can melt away his decision stress in pure ambiance. Bliss offers hotel guests and Miami’s grooming groupies a clever menu of super-effective services such as the ever-popular Ginger Rub, Hangover Herbie, Betweeny Wax and Triple Oxygen Treatment. And if a spa day wasn’t enough, LeBron will be pampered to the fullest with the W South Beach’s Whatever/Whenever® philosophy. From a personal trainer for morning workouts on the beach to private jet service, the W South Beach will cater to LeBron’s every need. Services include private shoppers and fashion consulting, limousine service and car valet cleaning service, wireless laptops and portable DVD players to borrow, daily housekeeping, full laundry service from hamper pickup to in-closet delivery; pet services including walking, feeding, grooming, massages and personal chef services including grocery shopping and delivery.
Living Room – Considered one of the premiere drink accounts on South Beach, the creative cocktailing of the guru’s at this trendy bar has caught the attention of bar-hoppers and cocktail connoisseurs alike. LeBron won’t be served a typical rum and coke here – it’s all about handcrafted specialty ingredients and fresh juices.
WALL – A throwback to carefree decadence, boutique lounge WALL has proven to be an impenetrably exclusive boite in the heart of South Beach. The venue provides an intimate hideaway where celebrities like LeBron and locals alike can relax and escape from the mayhem of Miami.
Since opening in July 2009, WALL has been the choice venue for Miami’s most coveted events such as the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Super Bowl XLIV party, hosting top athletes and A-list celebrities. WALL also hosted the after party for HBO’s Entourage Bungalow premiere and consistently draws top DJ’s such as Q-Tip, who celebrated his birthday at the famed lounge. WALL’s operating hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from 11:30 p.m.until 5 a.m. To make table reservations, call 305.938.3130 and visit www.wallmiami.com for more information.
Mr. Chow and Soleà – When LeBron is looking to satiate his NBA size appetite, he can choose between the internationally renowned Mr. Chow or Soleà, which features Spanish cuisine. At Mr Chow, celebrities and guests alike enjoy a premiere dining experience. The expansive restaurant with counterparts in Beverly Hills and New York City includes an indoor restaurant and bar as well as an outdoor seating area. For reservations, call 305.695.1695 and visit http://www.mrchow.com for more information.
The W South Beach is located at 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305.938.3000; www.wsouthbeach.com