The architecture of Richard Meier and interior design of Joseph Dirand unite to transform Surfside’s historic Surf Club into a work of sublime luxury for the Four Seasons group. Think minimalist oceanfront balconies with floating glass verandas, marble-decked rooms that are the definition of a jewel box, and an old Florida ballroom lovingly restored to create a ritzy champagne bar.
Time Out tip: A New American restaurant by Thomas Keller of Napa Valley’s The French Laundry soon joins Le Sirenuse, the hotel’s Italian fine dining restaurant that hails from the Amalfi Coast. It will be the legendary chef’s first foray into Florida. Keep your eyes peeled.