The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Florida 33304-4392
The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, part of the eponymous five-star chain, has a sprawling pool area that touts cushy Balinese beds, private cabanas and a great view of the ocean. There's a skywalk, providing Ritz guests access to the beach below, and a full-service spa. Rooms look out over the ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway.