January 26, 2021


Travel-Lickin' Good

W South Beach front resort in Miami Beach reopening just after renovation

Out with the dim, in with the gentle: W South Beach has a model new look.

After a $30 million renovation that commenced again in March, the 5-star South Beach front very hot spot is reopening with a entirely new atmosphere, as very well as a new spa, new pool deck and a new multi-million dollar artwork selection curated by aspect-proprietor Aby Rosen.

Celebrities — Leonardo DiCaprio, Justin Bieber, Lizzo, Pharrell, Tom Cruise, Bono and Mark Wahlberg among the them — have always flocked to the W South Beach front. LeBron James’ made his well known “The Decision” announcement at the resort (if only he experienced retained all those abilities he took to South Beach in this article a very little lengthier).

The update could only improve the variety of superstar sightings.

Urban Robot Associates, dependent in Miami Beach front, redesigned the oceanfront hotel’s 408 visitor suites and the new 9,000-sq.-foot spa Absent, leaning greatly on pure oaks, neutral textures and beige. Even the lights is special in these rooms: You select Dazzling, Entertain or Loosen up, and make your have vibe with a 24-hour music playlist. Two new space groups — The Queen Studio and the Great suites — involve two plush oversize beds.

The new pool deck at Damp at W South Seaside.

“The resort experienced a cosmopolitan aesthetic, incorporating darker tones which labored well when it was launched,” explained Justine Velez, a associate at Urban Robotic, in a press launch. “However, during the many years, Miami Seaside has altered a lot. The new design is an expression of exactly where Miami is headed, enriched with refined art and society. “

Away continues the theme, with neutral tones, pure light-weight and white materials, presenting manicures and pedicures as properly as luxury solutions these kinds of as detox massages, a bespoke partners massage, a HydraFacial for lymphatic drainage and the Muscle Rescue, which employs CBD oil and hot Himalayan stones. You can lounge close to outdoors on the terrace, way too.

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The new spa, Absent, is open up 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily on the fourth ground of the W South Beach front.

A new restaurant is prepared for Stage 2 of the undertaking, coming in 2021, but you can even now dine at old favorites Mr. Chow and RWSB. The resort also has stored its rooftop basketball and tennis courts for all your luxury social distancing desires.

As for the new art? Anticipate 4 new Andy Warhol parts as effectively as a Warhol/Basquiat collaboration.

“Our vision when we initially opened was to produce a planet-course resort that embraced the dynamic strength of Miami,” claimed David Edelstein, developer of the W South Beach, in a press launch. “Since then, Miami has progressed into a cosmopolitan middle with a thriving culinary scene, world-renowned architecture and top cultural institutions. Our renovation displays that evolution and will established the tone for a new decade.”

W South Beach front is just one of the popular Miami Beach resorts with a brand name new seem. The Mondrian South Seaside on West Avenue reopens Nov. 16 after a $20 million renovation.

A bed room at the freshly renovated W South Beach.

W South Beach

Where by: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach front

Opening: Nov. 18

Reservations and a lot more data: www.wsouthbeach.com

Connie Ogle enjoys wine, guides and the Miami Heat. You should never make her eat a mango.