Palm Beach The inimitable Brazilian Court Hotel now has even more to offer: its own beach club. A car service will whisk guests a quick 5 minutes away to the seaside spot, which offers a pool, a spa, and beach- or poolside dining and cocktail services. Shermans readers can save as much as 50 percent since discounted rates start at just $199/night for stays from April 1 through October 31. This special price includes a complimentary upgrade to a King Studio with a private terrace or balcony, a $25 credit, and free parking. Call to reserve the Exclusive Getaway and mention Shermans Travel; 561/655-7740; thebraziliancourt.com.
South Beach The Betsy, a 63-room boutique hotel on Ocean Drive, blends elegant charm (plantation shutters, walnut floors, four-poster beds) with slick SoBe style (bathroom mirrors with built-in LCD TVs and Bose speakers, a rooftop spa and wellness garden, trendy eatery BLT Steak). From April through June, weekend rates for Shermans readers start at $299/night for a Classic City or Pool Room. (Regular rates can reach $465/night in April.) The special price includes a glass of wine, a Malin + Goetz candle, and the daily resort fee. Call or book online with code BWDN; 866/531-8950; thebetsyhotel.com.
From the Spring 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.