This oceanfront property is owned by Gloria Estefan and is recognised as one of the top 5 celebrity-owned hotels in the world. The air-conditioned business hotel offers 93 rooms in total and guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, cloakroom and lift access to the upper floors. There is also a newspaper stand, bar and restaurant. Guests may take advantage of the conference facilities, wireless Internet access and room service, and those arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the car park.
The hotel is located on Florida's east coast, 305 km south of Jacksonville and 217 km north of Miami. Guests may spend their day relaxing on the wide sandy beach, walk for kilometres along the ocean's edge, sit pool side and enjoy the Cabana Bar or spend part of the day in the quaint ocean shops just outside the front door of the resort. Nearby places of interest include the Environmental Learning Center (16 km away), Royal Palm Pointe Park (4 km), Indian River Mall (11 km), Riverside Theatre (1.6 km), McKee Botanical Garden (8 km) and The Outlets at Vero Beach (17 km). The Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is approximately 24 km from the hotel and Kennedy Space Center is around 144 km away.
Most of the hotel rooms have a view of the ocean or pool. Guest rooms feature cable television with pay movies and they are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access, a minibar, complimentary newspaper on weekdays, an iPod docking station/radio, an ironing set and a hairdryer. An en suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, a double or king-size bed, direct dial telephone, safe, tea and coffee making facilities, individually regulated air conditioning and heating, and a private balcony or terrace also feature in all rooms as standard.
Recreational activities include the outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, the Cabana Bar, gym, health club and sauna. There is a poolside snack bar and a sun terrace with sun terrace laid out for use. The hotel also offers direct access to the beach. Spa treatments are offered. Sandridge Golf Club is approximately 16 km from the hotel.
The hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, and set menu lunch and dinner. Room service during limited hours is available.
The hotel accepts all major credit cards, including American Express, MasterCard and VISA.
The hotel is easily accessed from the Interstate system. Guests can take I-95 to Exit 147, which is State Route 60. Turn East onto FL-60 E, which traverses through the heart of Vero Beach and ends at Indian River Boulevard. Turn left (North) onto the FL-60/Merril P. Barber Bridge. Turn right (East) to cross the bridge, then right onto Ocean Drive. The resort is located at 3244 Ocean Drive.
There are no room charges for children 18 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed