Article's Author: Montserrat Franco
Publish date: July 04, 2018
Nestled in South Beach’s celebrated Art Deco neighborhood, this oceanfront resort evokes cinematic elegance.
The late 1930’s Historic Tower is a South Beach’s landmark; created by Roy France an architect who was originally from the Midwest and relocated to Miami Beach after a trip to Florida; he is responsible for most of the Miami Beach skyline including The Casablanca Hotel, The Sans-Souci, The Saxony Hotel, later finished by Morris Lapidus.
The National is registered as one of “The Historic Hotels of America” and is skirted alongside native tropical palm trees and Miami Beaches longest infinity-edge pool were sun worshipers find the unique combination of nature and style preservation.
Since it was built and opened to the public; the iconic Art Deco Hotel was host to numbered celebrities and socialites, when lavish parties and banquets were regular events at The National; scenes of a print of Barbier or Erte evoke that magnificent era of glamour and sophistication.
Some of the untouched details of Art Deco can be seen at The Lobby: lacquered panels, ebony cheval-mirrors with fine golden lines, rosewood and guilt bronzed furniture and the Grand Bar at The Tamara Bistro were Cabaret nights are hosted weekly.
Every month The National presents its Full Moon Celebration; guests gather around the cabanas and the infinity pool to sip on cocktails and VOGA Prosecco; light bites by Tamara Bistro are available a la carte. Live performances; fire dancers and drummers bring together an incredible energy.
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