The Four Season Hotel at The Surf Club, one of the projects in LCR’s EB-5 program, received yet another award this week, this time in the Condé Nast Readers Choice Award section for Top Hotels in Florida.
The Four Seasons at The Surf Club came in on #1 for Condé Nast Traveler readers rating their top hotels in the sunshine state, with an average score of 97.43 out of 100.
Surfside, Florida, is located between South Beach and Bal Harbour and in 2017 The Surf Club got a Four Seasons makeover. The Surf Club is a renown members-only beachside retreat that first opened its doors on New Year’s Eve 1930.
The idea for the club was born on a yacht owned by tire tycoon Harvey Firestone on a winter afternoon in the late 1920s. Firestone and a few friends including Miami Beach pioneers Carl Fisher and Irving Collins cruised up the coast of Miami Beach on the Marybelle, when they noticed an incredibly beautiful beachfront landscape. In the midst of Prohibition, they were hankering for a private place to gather and once they laid eyes upon this location, the ideal place was found. Architect Russell T. Pancoast, who defined aesthetics of that era, was brought on to bring their vision to life.
- Read more about the Surf Club history here
The creation of Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club combines the glory of the past with the possibilities of the future, bringing the next chapter of this legendary club to life.