Upscale Old Florida style and warm hospitality on the Gulf of Mexico – This luxurious and sophisticated member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts is set along 700 feet of sugar white sands overlooking the Gulf of Mexico on the northern end of Clearwater Beach. It has sought to include energy-efficient and environmentally conscious elements into its design, such as water conservation, geothermal pool heating, and in-room energy management systems.
Upscale Old Florida style and warm hospitality on the Gulf of Mexico – This luxurious and sophisticated member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts is set along 700 feet of sugar white sands overlooking the Gulf of Mexico on the northern end of Clearwater Beach. It has sought to include energy-efficient and environmentally conscious elements into its designs, such as water conservation, geothermal pool heating, and in-room energy management systems.
Accommodations: Make yourself at home in your plush room or suite, with air-conditioning, cable TV, a refrigerator, a coffee/tea maker, a mini-bar, complimentary bottled water, a clock radio, a daily newspaper, an in-room safe, bathrobes and slippers, an iron and an ironing board, a hairdryer, and twice daily housekeeping, shoeshine, and evening turndown services. Suites also have up to 2 separate bedrooms, a full kitchen, a dining table, a washer and a dryer, and a jet tub. Soak in Gulf of Mexico, Mandalay Bay, and pool views, and have a restful sleep on a king-size, queen-size, or sofa bed.
Dining & Entertainment: You can start your day with fresh pastries and Starbuck's cappuccino at The Marketplace. Casual fare, such as sandwiches and salads, are on the menu at the oceanfront and laid-back Tate Island Grill. For lunch and dinner, the signature Caretta on the Gulf prepares seasonally inspired cuisine with infusions of South American, Caribbean, and other international flavors. Its wood-burning oven prepares rustic dining selections; its ceviche, sushi, and raw bar offers fresh local seafood; and its wine room is an intimate space housing an extensive collection of international wine. At the restaurant, you can choose indoor or outdoor seating, and the view of the sunset is brilliant. In the evening, share stories by the beachside fire pit and enjoy the live entertainment.
Recreation: Bask in the warm Florida sun by the outdoor swimming pool and on the attractive beach. (Poolside cabanas are provided.) At the fitness center, engage in cardiovascular and weight training, take part in a group Pilates class, and consult with a fitness professional for personal training. The whirlpool, sauna, and steam room represent a relaxing reward. The spa uses organic pearl paste and pearl extracts in many of its restorative treatments. The hotel offers enrichment programs, such as astronomy night and marine discovery, as well as supervised children's programs. Explore the surrounding pedestrian village of Mandalay. Area recreational pursuits include sailing, tennis, and golf.
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