After Orlando (and Disney ofcourse) we visited Fort Lauderdale, a city north of Miami. It’s a populair city for tourists and a lot of cruise ships arrive at Fort Lauderdale every other minute. The beauty of Fort Lauderdale is the rather new and modern architecture. The city is full of great things to do like: shopping (at Gallaria mall), Las Olas boulevard, a beautiful beach, great watertaxi rides that bring you to the cutes little places around the beach and a great boulevard to ride your bike or a segway!
In Fort Lauderdale you have a lot of BIG BIG MASSIVE hotels and well sometimes that’s okay, but in my opinion you can better stay at boutique hotels or bed and breakfasts. They give you the chance to learn something about the city by the people who running the smaller hotels. The ambiance is way better and the rooms are way cozier! During my stay in Fort Lauderdale I got the chance to stay at the cutest boutique hotel: Casa del Mar.
Casa del Mar is a boutique hotel with a real beach vibe, it’s really close to the beach and all kinds of restaurants. Where you have to travel by car all the time in the USA it was great to act like a real Dutchie and enjoy a little walk to the beach. When you arrive at Casa del Mar you instantly feel at home, a really nice guy was at the reception to help us to check in and helped us around to find the coolest thing to do in Fort Lauderdale. Great tips and great genuine advice. I really loved to stay in the big room with a great queensize bed, fridge, airco, bathroom and beach interior. The hotel has two pools and a rooftop chill area, where you can enjoy the sun but also watch the sunset with the most amazing view. I really felt that I was enjoying my holiday at Casa Del Mar. To give you a hint of my stay at Casa del Mar I made a photoblog for you.
& If you’re looking for a great hotel in Fort Lauderdale, just call Casa Del Mar and let yourself enjoy the beach vibe in the middle of the city!