This month’s trending hotels, restaurants and destinations.
The Peninsula New York
700 5th Ave, New York
The Peninsula New York is an ultra-luxe escape in the city that never sleeps. Located on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street in the heart of the city’s most prestigious shopping, entertainment and cultural district, The Peninsula serves as a hub for discerning guests who wish to have the ultimate New York experience. From rooftop cocktails with stunning views of the city at Salon de Ning to world-class meals at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Clement, its dining outlets are unparalleled. A visit to the award-winning Peninsula Spa, with its 10 treatment rooms and serene indoor pool, is a must. The hotel has 236 guest rooms and suites, all of which feature luxurious amenities such as marble bathrooms, plush bedding, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel, which opened in 1960, has been featured in numerous movies and television shows, including Sex and the City and The Wolf of Wall Street, and it also has its own Rolls-Royce fleet, which is used to chauffeur guests to and from the airport. The hotel’s impeccable service, elegant accommodations, and prime location make it a truly unforgettable experience.
Caribe Royale Orlando
8101 World Center Drive, Orlando
Following a complete property reimagination, this resort offers newly renovated 1-bedroom suites and 2-bedroom villas, the on-site Island Spa, a pool featuring a 75-foot waterslide, shuttle access to Walt Disney World Resort, and fine dining at the Venetian Chop House. Snap selfies by the pink flamingos featured in the hotel’s custom wallpaper, or lounge in a poolside private cabana and sip on a delightfully pink Spring Blossom Martini from Calypso’s Pool Bar & Grill.
The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Autograph Collection
501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL
Opened in 1925, the Vinoy’s original color—a pink, coral hue—was created by the Gutta Percha Paint Company exclusively for the hotel and named “Vinoy.” The resort’s electric house car, a “Vinoy Pink” Moke, is practically a modern-day Barbie Jeep. Amenities include a lush poolscape with private cabanas, a new French patisserie, the Veranda bar and restaurant overlooking the Tampa Bay, and an 18-hole championship golf course and an on-site marina.
941 Manchester St., Lexington, KY
Located in Lexington’s historic Distillery District, this high-end hotel features 125 guest rooms, a bespoke bottle shop and a spirited lobby bar and lounge, and two restaurants offering unmatched culinary experience: Granddam, the hotel’s 140-seat feature restaurant serving a menu of globally inspired takes on classical Appalachian dishes; and Lost Palm, an Art Deco rooftop bar and lounge that celebrates the nostalgic spirit of 1960’s South Florida horse racing culture.
Havana Cabana at Key West
3420 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL
This resort blends Cuba’s vibrant art and culture with chic, tropical design elements throughout its 106 guest rooms. The charming hotel features custom murals, classic cars out front, and the largest pool in Key West—complete with cabanas, hammocks, lounge chairs, music and poolside games—making each stay a welcome escape from reality. Guests can discover authentic Cuban fare at the hotel’s Floridita Food Truck or dive into Mojitos Pool Bar’s daily happy hours.