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Calling all cheese lovers, the picturesque Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables offers foodies a chance to indulge in a cheese cart led by a Michelin starred chef. The hotel’s elegant on-site restaurant Palme d’Or boasts a special item on its menu: a beautiful display of cheesy goodness. For a fee, this Five Diamond restaurant serves up an enticing display of scrumptious international cheeses, which pair perfectly with their extensive selection of wines.
A combination of old-world glamour and timeless luxury, the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables boasts beautiful architecture, an alluring tropical landscape and 275 spacious rooms. It’s at the hotel’s Palme d’Or restaurant where you’ll have the cheesiest experience during your stay, as you’ll be able to take part in authentic fine dining with French cuisine prepared by Michelin starred and James Beard “Rising Star” nominee Chef Gregory Pugin. Fill up with the selection of delicious cheeses from the cart, then indulge in fresh, local and sustainable ingredients in one of the main dishes.
The Biltmore Hotel is also home to the Fontana, the hotel’s lushly landscaped courtyard restaurant. Soak up the romantic ambiance and European charm with its Mediterranean architecture and ornate fountains, where you can dine on farm fresh organic ingredients in regional Italian fare. If brunch is more your thing, you won’t be disappointed with the bottomless champagne and extravagant buffet of caviar, smoked salmon, carved meats, sushi and a wall of desserts that lure in even the locals.
You can also enjoy afternoon tea in the lobby served alongside live harp music, or wind down after a day of adventure in the Cellar Club Bar, where over 100 wines by the glass are on offer. Want to learn how to cook yourself? Both kids and adults can participate the Biltmore Culinary Academy in the fully equipped professional kitchen.
Aside from its gastronomy perks, the Biltmore Hotel boasts an array of upscale facilities. Soak up the sunshine at the 22,000-square-foot sparkling swimming pool, play a round of golf at the 18-hole, part 71 championship golf course, or work up a sweat on one of the 10 tennis courts.
Relax in your hotel room with European feather bedding and 340-thread-count Egyptian cotton duvet covers and enjoy the spacious and comfortable sitting areas. Admire the views from your oversized windows to find views of the golf course, pool or Coral Gables landscape. Couples will find the Superior Room suitable for their needs, while large groups and families might prefer the extra space in the Merrick Suite. If you’re looking for the ultimate luxury, book the Everglades Suite to find a two-story abode with hand-painted ceilings, wrap around balconies and panoramic views.