160: length of the Coral Casino pool in feet.
31: number of private cabanas surrounding the pool.
180: number of chaise lounges by the pool for the cabana-less; number of degrees of your Butterfly Beach view.
1937: year the beach club was built.
65 million: cost in dollars of the Coral Casino’s recentish restoration by architect Peter Marino.
3: number of years spent on said face-lift.
5: price in dollars for the cheapest items on the Coral Café menu: onion rings, sweet potato fries, truffle and parmesan French fries, or tortilla chips with salsa.
600: actual cost in dollars for onion rings or fries, once you factor in the necessary Four Seasons room rate that will allow you access to the Coral Casino.
500: approximate numbers of Coral Casino club members.
250,000: starting cost for membership.
250: estimated number of names on membership waiting list.
795: rack rate listed for a room at the Four Seasons Biltmore this Saturday night.
90210: all you can think about, if you are a guest of a member who gets to play rich at the “beach club” for a day.
Having a friend whose parents are members of the club and being able to hang by the pool when it’s close to empty? Priceless.