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FOUR SEASONS MIAMI INFORMATION (See Key West info on pg. 4) September temperatures: Daytime weather in September is generally in the mid 80's. Evening temperatures are in the lower 70's. Breakfast alternatives: Breakfast at Acqua inside the hotel or on the outside terrace (6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) is delightful, but pricey. Within a short walk are the following options: Escopazzo Express (breakfast & lunch) Four Seasons Tower Sky Lobby Level 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MF Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 3057043133 Elixir Café (muffins, bagels, smoothies, etc.) Four Seasons Hotel ­ outside the LA Sports Club 6:00 a.m. ­ 9:00 p.m. MF Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. ­ 4:30 p.m. Bagel Barn of Brickell (breakfast/deli) th 185 SE 14 Terrace ­ around the corner from the hotel 3053737445 Open daily 7:00 a.m. ­ 11:00 p.m. Deli Lane Café at Brickell 1401 Brickell ­ right next to the hotel 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. MF Saturday& Sunday 8:00 a.m. ­ 3:00 p.m. 3053778811 Perricone's Marketplace & Café (breakfast, lunch, dinner) th 15 SE 10 St. (.5 mi. walk from hotel) 7:00 a.m. ­ 11:00 p.m. 3053749449 Starbucks Lobby of J.W. Marriott Hotel, Brickell Ave. (.3 mi. walk) 1109 Brickell Ave. Starbucks th 10 St. and South Miami Ave (.5 mi. walk) (901 S. Miami Ave.)

InHotel Activities and Services: The Sports Club/LA Fitness The Four Seasons boasts an enormous (40,000 sq. ft.) luxury stateoftheart fitness facility, free for hotel guests. The facility features a fully equipped weight training gym, cardiovascular center, flexibility center, group exercise studios, an REV Group cycling studio, body/art pilates studio, and an extensive yoga program. It offers group exercise classes daily. Hours are Mon. Fri., 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Swimming Pool The seventh floor of the hotel offers a 2acre pool terrace. Attendants come by with water spritzes, cool towels and refreshing snacks. Enjoy lunch or drinks poolside.


Splash Spa The fourth floor of the hotel is home to Splash Spa. The spa offers a wide assortment of treatments. Its products are sold at the Splash gift shop. MF 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Business Services The seventh floor houses a fullyequipped Business Centre, accessible 24hoursaday. The Centre is staffed by attendants, and has work stations with computer equipment, printers, fax machines and a copier.

Nearby Recreation ­ Hotel Concierge will assist in arrangements Crandon Park Golf Course This is a championship 18hole course on the "island paradise" of Key Biscayne, a tenminute drive from the hotel. It is the only public course on the Bay. The course is considered one of the most beautiful and difficult par72 courses in Florida, and has been rated in the top ten courses by Golfweek. Doral Golf Course The Doral has five championship 18hole courses for players of all skill levels. The most demanding is the Blue Monster Course, home to the DoralRyder Open, held every March. The Doral is a 20 minute drive from the hotel. The Brickell Tennis Club is less than a mile from the hotel. It features seven HydroCourt clay courts, as well as an array of services and amenities, locker rooms and a pro shop. Racquet rental ($10) available. Hours 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Court fee: $20 per player Local Attractions: South Beach ­ 15 minute drive Famous for the art deco district, cafés, nightclubs and the beach. Bayside Marketplace/Bayfront Park ­ 5 minute drive This waterfront marketplace offers specialty stores, restaurants, boat tours to the island homes of the rich and famous. Crandon Park ­ 10 minute drive On northern Key Biscayne, this park has a twomile beach, rated in American's top 10, and the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center. The Crandon Park Marina offers boat rentals and charter fishing. Miami Beach Botanical Garden 15 min. drive (South Beach neighborhood) Mon.Sat., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. ­ 5:00 p.m. Tropical oasis with free daily tours.

Museums: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ­ 5 minute drive This 70room house, a National Historic Landmark, is filled with furnishings, paintings and th th decorative fine arts dating from the 15 to the 19 centuries. Open daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Miami Art Museum ­ 5 minute drive Located in MiamiDade Cultural Center in the oldest area of the city. MonSat. 10:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 ­ 5:00 p.m. Also, see MiamiDade Public Library, notable for its holdings on South Florida history, including a collection of prints and negatives chronicling events from the pioneer days to the 1950's. Wolfsonian Museum ­ 15 minute drive In the heart of historic Miami Beach. A collection of objects from the modern era (18851945). Th. and Fr. 12:00 ­ 9:00 p.m., Sat. and Sunday 12:00 ­ 6:00 p.m. Bass Museum of Art ­ 15 minute drive (near Collins Ave.) Miami's most progressive art museum. Permanent collection includes European paintings from th th the 15 thru early 20 centuries, with emphasis on northern European art of the renaissance and baroque periods. Tues.Sat. 10:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. ­ 5:00 p.m.

Local Art Scene: Wynwood Art District ( ) ­ 10 min. drive Wynwood is an association of art institutions, museums (see Museum of Contemporary Art at Goldman Warehouse, a satellite branch of MOCA in North Miami), galleries, collections, studios and alternative art spaces in the Wynwood Area. The Rubell Family Collection, a collection of contemporary art, outdoor sculpture garden, book and coffee shops, anchors the Wynwood Art District, Wed. ­ Sun. 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Dining: Brickell Area Miami Restaurant Month: In September, many of Miami's top restaurants offer threecourse meals (lunch $22, Dinner $35) featuring signature dishes created by worldrenowned chefs. Included among the participating restaurants is Acqua, in the Four Seasons Hotel. Several other participating restaurants are close to our hotel. See for details.

Azul $$$/Café Sambal $$ at the Mandarin Oriental (Sambal is the casual alternative) (MediterraneanAsian Fusion) th 500 Brickell Key Drive (8 St.) 3059138358/3059138251 Oceanaire Seafood Room (raw bar, excellent seafood, resembles 1930's ocean liner) $$$ 900 S. Miami Ave. 3053728862 River Oyster Bar $$ 650 S. Miami Ave. (Brickell Village) 3055301915 Centro Restaurant & Lounge (New American seafood, handmade pizza) $ th 1395 Brickell Ave. (SE 14 St.) 3053734627 Duo (New American creations cooked and presented two ways) $$ th 1421 S. Miami Ave. (14 St.) 7864974386


Novocento (Argentinean) $ th th 1414 Brickell Ave. (between SE 14 St. & SE 14 Terr.) 3054030900 The Capital Grille (steakhouse) $$$ 444 Brickell Ave. 3053744500 One mile from hotel. Morton's of Chicago (steakhouse) $$$ 1200 Brickell Ave. 3054009990 2 blocks from hotel.

KEY WEST ­ Consider extending your Florida stay to visit one of the world's most intriguing cities. Key West's colorful cast of characters has ranged from Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon and railroad magnate Henry Flagler to President Harry Truman, who vacationed in the "Little White House" on Front Street. Long a haven for creative spirits, the island inspired acclaimed writers Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and Robert Frost. The old town section is rich with historic sites and architecture. Many of the homes and other buildings now function as inns, restaurants and museums. Duval Street in Old Town is called the longest main street in the world because it goes from coast to coast--from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. One block away is Whitehead Street, home to the Hemingway and Audubon Houses and the Key West Lighthouse. Don't miss Mallory Square and the Hilton Resort and Marina, for the sunset celebration, a nightly extravaganza. If you are driving, the distance is 158 miles and will take an estimated 3 hours. You can take a fourhour ferry from Miami Seaquarium, departing twice a day. There are air options as well. There are wonderful things to see and do, great shopping, fine dining, and lovely lodging choices. Bill and Betty Holley are our resident experts on Key West and have prepared a detailed travel guide, which they will be happy to share. For further information, email Betty at [email protected]



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