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Acqualina Resort & Spa Has Killer Views On Both Sides (If You Like Fancy Cars)

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April 5, 2011 at 2:35 PM | by | ()

For hotels perched along South Florida's coast, a Killer View is essential. For the rooms facing west, many hotels tout their not-quite-killer-but-pretty views of the Intracoastal instead.

Super posh Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles is one of them--but when we dropped by the hotel last week we found a much better Killer View on the west side of the property: the one of all the tricked-out luxury cars in the hotel's Porte Cochere.

Now, don't get too excited. These aren't hotel house cars for zipping around South Beach, though. The lineup of Bentleys, Jags, Porsches, and Ferraris that are on constant display here actually belong to the residents of the condo portion of Acqualina.

If one of these babies belonged to us, we'd want to keep it tucked away in a garage, but apparently the residents in question like to show the world what they've got in the wheels department. (If you've got it, flaunt it, huh?)

As for how to score a ride in one of the high-end vehicles, we suggest trying your charm on the best-dressed folks dining at Acqualina's beachside Costa Grill (that is, if you're a guest or a member of the Beach Club--it's not open to the public) or having dinner at Il Mulino New York, the hotel's outpost of the Italian restaurant in NYC. Maybe even ask your server to point out any residents in the room.

To score the hotel's other Killer View--the one that looks like this...

... you'll have to ask for an Oceanfront Room. In addition to the view from the terrace, this gets you a king-sized bed, foyer area, and marble bath with double sinks and a tub. These rooms start at $825 a night next week (Intracoastals start at $625 a night).

Pricey, yes. But a lot more affordable than a Maserati.

[Photos: Courtesy Acqualina; HotelChatter ]

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