This private island distances visitors from the mainland and the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Fifty spacious casually elegant guest rooms are tucked amongst twenty lush palm-peppered acres. Endless views of Biscayne Bay intimate gathering places signature spas and dining are an ideal retreat from the city yet are located close to Coconut Grove's exclusive boutiques and entertainment venues. Additionally Biscayne Key and South Beach are within six miles of the resort. Miami Airport is around 10 miles away. The charming fully air-conditioned 50-room Grove Isle Hotel & Spa resort is only minutes from Miami Beach but seems much further away. With its secluded elegance not unlike the feel of an exclusive residence the inviting and family-friendly hotel feels much like home. This island paradise with its upscale bay-front accommodation that practically floats on the water will leave guests feeling elated. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Additional features include a hotel safe lift access a newspaper stand and a hairdressing salon. The resort also offers a restaurant a café a bar conference facilities Internet access and room service. A kids' club for younger guests is operated for a fee while a laundry service and bicycle hire are also available for a surcharge. Guests arriving by car may use the hotel's car park and garage. Spectacular water views and the golden warmth of South Florida feature with every room decorated with original artwork and infused with the aura of a bygone era. The terracotta tiling echoes crisply and cheerfully underfoot and warm hardwood furnishings lend a genteel reminder of a slower time. The en suite bathrooms have a shower a bathtub and a hairdryer. Additional features include a double or king-size bed direct dial telephone satellite/cable TV radio and Internet access. Guests also enjoy use of a safe a minibar an ironing set tea and coffee making facilities and a terrace. All rooms feature individually regulated heating and air conditioning as standard. The 85-slip marina provides moorage for guests arriving by yacht and the dock masters can arrange fishing and sailing trips. The recreationally inclined will love the twelve floodlit tennis courts (for a fee) jogging track and gym. The spa is a refuge that exists solely to rejuvenate the mind soothe the soul and renew the body featuring a hot tub spa treatments massage treatments and a sauna. There is also a heated outdoor swimming pool with a poolside snack bar a sun terrace and sun loungers. Furthermore guests can enjoy aqua fit and aerobics sessions. Watersports such as waterskiing jet skiing diving windsurfing motor boating sailing catamaran boating and canoeing are offered and there is an entertainment programme for adults. Sun loungers are also available at the beach. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast. Lunch is available as a set menu while dinner is served à la carte or as a set menu. Take South Bayshore Drive to Fair Isle Grove Isle. Follow the road over the bridge to the security gate. The attendants at the gate will direct guests to the resort. Check-in time is 4 pm and check-out is until midday. The reservation desk is open every day from 7 am - 11 pm.