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October 18, 2012

Luxury on the Beach at the Lago Mar Resort and Club

by oneconcierge

For over fifty years, the Lago Mar Resort and Club has been the hallmark of Florida beach hotels and resorts. Perfectly situated on ocean-front property in Fort Lauderdale, the story of the Lago Mar, owned by the Banks Family, begins in 1959 when Mr. Sidney Banks of Virginia purchased the Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel which had 110 rooms, a hefty amount for the time. Since then, Mr. Banks has worked frivolously to create the family-friendly and luxurious atmosphere that is the reason for its consistent AAA Four Diamond rating. Today, the resort is owned and presided by Mr. Sidney Banks’ son, Mr. Walter Banks. To continue on the family legacy Walter Banks naturally followed in his father’s footsteps of creating the most luxurious resort in south Florida. Throughout the 80’s and 90’s, Mr. Banks went about removing old and decaying buildings from the premises and replacing them with new and beautiful buildings as well as expanding the boundaries of the resort as well.

Traveling to the Lago Mar is simple and fun; simply consult with your concierge for the best details. Of course, there is no better place in South Florida to hold business conferences, so contact your corporate concierge for more details on booking this resort.

While focusing on traditional hospitality, the Lago Mar keeps up with the trends of present day resorts. Lodging is consisted of four different categories, executive suites, poolside suites, oceanside suites, and penthouse suites. Poolside suites range from one bedroom to two bedrooms and oceanside suites are equivalent in features, the only differences being room decorations and the view from the balcony. Executive suites serve as the middle choice between pool/oceanside suites and the penthouse suites. Executive suites feature a bedroom, living-room, and bathroom (sometimes 1.5 baths). Executive suites come with the options of views of the resort or ocean. Saving the best for last, the penthouse suites of the Lago Mar are exquisite, featuring two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a spacious living room. With lodging in a penthouse suite also comes numerous other amenities offered to their VIP guests.

Located at the resort are a number of bars and restaurants. Only the best in fine dining is offered at the Lago Mar, but for those who just want a snack, there is a grill on location. For those who require pampering on their resort vacation, the spa at the Lago Mar is the best in South Florida offering great spa treatments from reflexology to manicures. Package deals are also available for the spa like “The Slice of Heaven,” or “The Classic Indulgence.” If indulgence in the South Florida culture is up your alley, consult with your concierge about the numerous events that are always happening nearby the hotel.

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