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5 Work From Home Alternatives That Feel More Like a Staycation

By Caroline Perrott | November 25, 2020 | Lifestyle

Special packages and extended-stay deals at Miami’s top hotels make the work-from-home situation feel more like a staycation.

APARTMENTWellnessWorkstationBikeDesk.jpgAccommodations at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort now come equipped with work stations, including ones with stationary bikes and treadmills.

1. Carillon Miami Wellness Resort

The staff at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort knows that we’ve all been itching to get out of our houses and do so safely, so for a limited time the hotel is offering an out. Relax and work at the resort’s fully furnished apartment-style accommodations featuring a full kitchen, in-unit laundry and fabulous water views. Carillon Miami’s new Wellness Workstation office setups, which provide all the basics needed for a successful workday, include a desk, executive office chair, monitor, charging ports and personal tech assistance. Even better—add on a fitness bike or treadmill to your workspace to stay active while you meet deadlines. After the work is done, head to the wellness spa and experience one of many touchless experiences to disconnect from the day. Rates from $4,499 for 30-day-plus stays, 6801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 866.800.3858

2. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Change your scenery to something more appealing at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach with offerings of a full remote work or classroom setup, ready for use upon arrival. Home can be cluttered and stuffy, making it hard to concentrate, but The Ritz-Carlton offers streamlined and spacious guest rooms with views overlooking the turquoise waters of Miami. One-bedroom suites from $499, 1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 786.276.4026

3. Faena Hotel Miami Beach

The staff at Faena aims at curating an artful experience for guests, now with safety in mind. Officially reopened late last month, the property is now offering its Home at Faena stay, which includes a one-bedroom suite, waived resort fee, complimentary daily valet parking, complimentary daily breakfast for two, 10% off all available services, a free 50-minute spa treatment for two, round-trip airport transfer, a $100 resort credit, a tour of its art collection and other perks. Also offered to first responders is 50% off Faena’s best available room rate. Rates vary, 3201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.535.4697

4. 1 Hotel South Beach

Make the 1 Hotel South Beach home for you and your family through The Retreat Collection, which includes all the bells and whistles you could ever dream of. Experience rooms inspired by nature and an array of personalized services and amenities that make you feel catered to. Extended stays include a “guru” for any requests, private entrance, packing and unpacking service, beverage service including daily vitamin delivery, daily chef’s buffet breakfast, priority seating at all of the hotel’s restaurants, complimentary 50-minute spa treatments and more. Rates vary, 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 833.625.3111

5. W South Beach

W South Beach is now welcoming guests to the newly designed suites and offering an extended stay package. These condo units are available for extended stays and range in size from a studio to a penthouse. Guest rooms wow with generous indoor/outdoor living and offer optimal views of the Atlantic. Guests who book the extended stay package recieve access to the WET pool, private cabanas and chic daybeds, as well as the Sweat fitness center, beach club and Away Spa. 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.938.3000

Photography by: photos courtesy of carillon miami wellness resort