Hotel at a Glance: B Ocean Fort Lauderdale
Ocean breezes ruffle cabanas that line the sandy shore in front of B Ocean Fort Lauderdale. The hotel has its own strip of beachfront and is close enough to take a water taxi to other nearby beaches. About 150 types of tequila flow at Dos Caminos, where chefs give traditional Mexican entrees a contemporary flair. At The Wreck Bar, you can sip cocktails in a lounge area surrounded by aquariums full of exotic fish.
- Where you’ll stay: Select guest rooms look out onto the Atlantic Ocean.
- Beachfront dining: Snack on Caribbean-inspired eats and watch the sunset at The Beach Bar and Grill.
- Pool with a view: Get some sun in an outdoor pool that overlooks the ocean.
- 24-hour fitness center: Burn off calories on cardio machines, and get toned with free weights.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Sunny Beaches, Canals, and Nightlife
Fort Lauderdale has been called the “Venice of America,” thanks to the intricate canal system that crisscrosses town. These waterways buoy the city’s yachting scene—100 area marinas and boatyards house some 42,000 pleasure crafts. You can hop onto a water taxi to cruise to cultural, historical, and retail destinations, or spend the day sprawled out on a stretch of the city’s 23 miles of beaches. At night, venture to the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District, where you’ll find theaters, museums, and restaurants along the New River.