Right across from Bal Harbour Shops (where everyone from Aquazarra to Valentino has a storefront), the 243-room beachfront hotel was designed by Yabu Pushelberg. There’s nothing quaint about the 27-floor hotel, which is a hybrid hotel and residential property, occupying a prime stretch of shoreline. Rooms are comfortable, done up in a muted color palette of soft beach and grayish blues; many feature balconies overlooking the ocean. There are a few dining options on-site, one of the most notable is the new Atlantikos, which exudes major Santorini vibes with its largely white-and-blue design and Chef Chasekioglou’s take on traditional Greek cuisine. Dishes like the grilled octopus and roasted manouri cheese with honey, are meant to be shared. The BH Burger Bar, with its build-your-own burgers, are sure to a hit with the littles. For the adults, there’s local craft beer on tap and decadent parmesan tater tots. When it’s time to decompress, the 14,000-square foot Remède Spa, is wholly transporting and features Finnish saunas and aromatic steam rooms. Treatments are offered outdoors in the spa cabanas upon request.

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