A Blitz of New Offerings at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Located just steps from all the sizzling action that Miami has to offer, shopping, dining, entertainment, and the breathtaking beach scene, is another wondrous destination, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Consider this Ritz-Carlton haven a microcosm of South Beach itself placing fine dining, relaxation, and the awe-inspiring ocean at your disposal without having to step foot outside of The Ritz’s regal grounds. And why would you ever want to leave the sun-soaked, beachfront paradise?

The answer, you wouldn’t. Especially not with all of the sumptuous additions to the hotel’s spa menu, Miami Spice dinner menu, and the alluring travel packages anew to The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.

Take the plunge into the hotel’s world of indulgence and step away looking refreshed and feeling rejuvenated. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach Spa is an escape within an escape, proffering an elite menu of treatments and European wellness and beauty rituals that can be enjoyed from 14 treatment rooms, luxurious relaxation lounges, and two couples suites. The award-winning spa is currently taking part in the third annual Miami Spa Month promotion. Indulge in a number of signature spa and salon services for $99, including Tropical Decadence, Fitness Stretch, Natural Delight, Hair Mask, blow dry and style at the spa’s full-service salon, and Sobe Facial, every Sunday through Friday in August. Always striving to go above and beyond for its guests, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach Spa is launching a new spa menu in the next month, which will boast 19 new treatments, many of which are exclusive to the hotel.

The spa’s ocean-inspired treatment menu gets a boost from further notable treatments. The Rhythm massage combines Latin flavor with passion for Spanish music and massage; think Salma Hayek in Desperado…and back to the Ritz. Incorporating cross-fiber friction and percussion in sync with upbeat music to create the distinct culture of Miami, the Rhythm massage is an authentic alternative to the Miami spa experience that simply can’t be missed. If cellulite reduction, muscle relief, and anti-aging are what your skin is thirsting, then the Carita Contour, Hungarian Mud Wrap, and Carita Gold Perfection Facial will give you the ultimate results.

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach gives plenty reason to stay overnight with its Peace of Mind and Resort Reconnect packages. When booking Peace of Mind, guests can stay three nights and pay for two, or stay four nights and pay only three. Rates start at $289 per night, including daily American breakfast for two, daily Internet access and local calls, and parking, valid through Sept. 30. Resort Reconnect is the perfect option to decompress in luxurious serenity with family and friends. The package includes overnight accommodations, daily breakfast for two each morning in Bistro One LR, and a daily $100 resort credit, which allows you to customize your vacation. Rates begin at $259 per night through Dec. 31.

Regardless of whether you are making a day-long outing visiting the spa, heading over to the Ritz for a cozy dinner, or staying overnight, take advantage of the Miami Spice menu at Bistro One LR, one of the hotel’s signature restaurants. The contemporary American bistro has indoor and al fresco poolside seating with infinite views of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the perfect beginning to an evening out on South Beach.

Miami Spice Menu at Bistro One LR

First course: Snapper ceviche, tamarind, cilantro and orange or broiled goat cheese fondue, tomatoes, fennel and bread crisps.
Entrees: Duck confit with lemon gnocchi, artichoke mirepoix and tarragon or seafood chupe with shrimp and local fish stew, corn, roasted peppers and mint gremolata.

Dessert: Chocolate molten cake with Tahitian vanilla ice cream and raspberries or Café Cubano flan with oranges and a caramel biscuit.

With so many options to choose from at the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, guests are spoiled for choice. We’ll make it easier for you; you don’t have to choose!

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is located at One Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, 786.276.400, or visit The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach online.