Looking for an unexpected romantic escape? Head to this brand new, design-centric hotel in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. What awaits you? Relaxation, rejuvenate and maybe a little romance. The perfect sultry getaway to The Dalmar includes laid-back vibes, colorful style and lots of places to get comfortable with your other half. Here are five romantic reasons to visit The Dalmar:
Get Cozy in the Rooms
Get comfortable and cozy in one of 209 tastefully done guest rooms (including 33 suites) and spend late mornings relaxing in bed on super soft Sferra bedding. Natural wood, leather and soft neutral tones highlight the room, and the marble bath is outfitted with rainfall showers and exclusively scented bath amenities. Keeping up with the times, the immaculate quarters are extremely high-tech, featuring iPad technology, keyless room entry, 65-inch TV’s and in-room Amazon Alexa automation.
Grab a Drink in the Chic Lobby Lounge
The Lobby Lounge and Bar greets you with bursts of color, layered textures and finishes, vibrant jewel tones and striking pieces of contemporary art, including the custom-designed stained glass mural. The indoor-outdoor, instagrammable tropical space is filled with live music on the weekends, and guests sip on festive libations from the specialty cocktail menu over the well-stocked pink onyx bar and seating areas made for cuddling.
Sunbath at the Infinity Pool
What’s a Florida weekend without some sun? Head to the sixth floor sky deck and check out the lush landscaping, downtown city views and a soft gentle breezes overlooking the saline infinity pool. Soak in the sun, relax or order from the poolside menu.
Romantic Dining at The Terrace Grill
Grab a table for two at the hotel’s signature restaurant, The Terrace Grill, and stargaze in the open-air dining room as you hold hands across the table. A classic American grill with hints of Italian flair, the menu features locally inspired cuisine, shareable appetizers and master mixologists behind the bar.
Explore Las Olas
A short walk from the hotel is Las Olas Boulevard, home to boutiques, shops, art galleries, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and bars. Lined with palm trees, Las Olas Boulevard has been the heart and soul of Fort Lauderdale since the early 1900’s, when it was just a dirt path. Perfect for couples to explore the colorful street by day or night.
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.