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Blog post - February 1, 2019 

Why The Alexander Resort in Miami Beach is the perfect destination for bachelorette and bachelor parties.

When looking for a memorable event be sure to choose the perfect place to celebrate. There are may options to consider. One of the most popular locations which has excited so many bridal parties with an unforgettable experience, is Miami Beach at The Alexander.

HORA VACATION RENTALS is an on-site property management company offering luxurious accommodations in some of Miami’s most sought-after properties. We offer spacious condos in hotel type buildings that are directly located on the beautiful white sandy beach.

Enjoy everything that Miami has to offer in a location that provides both comfort and convenience to major attractions. Spacious apartments to socialize, pool and beach to relax during the day and close enough to the most popular nightly attractions. Different than taking several hotel rooms, our rental properties can accommodate large groups in a single or adjacent units. Every suite is over-sized and brimming with amenities.

From the moment you walk into the lobby and see the magnificent chandeliers and classic grand staircase, you will know that you have chosen the right place to hold your event. You have the option of 2,3,4 or 5-bedroom suites.

The Alexander provides you with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal waterways, bay, city and marina. Located in mid-beach, known as Millionaires Row, is walking distance of many of Miami’s trendiest nightclubs and entertainment areas, dining experiences, and shopping areas. It is the perfect spot for a large or small group with a variety of interests. Something for everyone!

What is important When Renting Accommodations For Your Special Event

If you are holding a bridal shower, bachelor or bachelorette party, or any other type of special gathering, of primary importance is knowing that the accommodations and services provided are going to exceed your expectations. Once you have determined the number of guests participating, a HORA representative will help you find the perfect accommodations with bedding configurations that will provide the comfort you deserve.

When you plan an event in Miami opt for luxurious accommodations and reserve a beachfront condominium. We offer excellent accommodations in the perfect setting to make for memorable and magical moments.


Katie

Katie

Mar 11, 2019

Beachfront Luxury 3 Bedroom Miami Condo - 1420


Guest review:

Our stay for this bachelorette party was spectacular and much better than I expected. Everyone was thrilled about this condo. Mark gave very quick responses and helped us with a check-in and checkout that worked with our flight times. The hotel Alexander has so much character and beauty. The pool is great, beach is steps way. The check in pad is very helpful when you are traveling with so many people. This condo was perfectly modern and renovated. Place was Sparkling clean. The views were AMAZING!! I was in shock the entire visit. Thank you Mark. I would stay here again.


Chelsea

Chelsea

Feb 24, 2019

Luxury 3 Bedroom Miami Beach Oceanfront Condo - 1419


Guest review:

Mark's condo was perfect! Great for a large group, plenty of space for my bachelorette party to stay in. No shortage of towels or toilet paper. The Alexander is a blast from the past and the hallways are dated, but the actual Airbnb was up to date and very nice. My girlfriends and I really enjoyed the shower pressure! Definitely recommend as an affordable option for a large group.




Blog post - March 1, 2019 

Nightlife and Great Places to Dine in Miami Beach and South Beach

Miami and South Beach may be famous for their gorgeous weather and beautiful beaches, but they are more well known for their incredible dining experiences and vibrant nightlife. Now that you have reached Miami Beach, it’s time to find out where all the hot spots are for dining and fun.

Where to Eat 

Joe’s Stone Crab. Joe’s Stone Crab is a must when you are in Miami Beach. This amazing restaurant has been around for over 105 years. Interestingly, Joe’s is even older than the city of Miami Beach. It has the most incredible steak and seafood you will ever experience. However, for a true experience, you have to try Joe’s Stone Crab. Cooked to perfection and served with a handcrafted mustard sauce found nowhere else in the world, these crabs can only be described as amazing.

Planta. Planta is the tropical cousin of Planta Toronto. This plant-based vegan restaurant offers such delectable food that even the most dedicated meat eater will find themselves craving their next dish from Planta. Not your typical vegan food, these dishes are all hand crafted and unique. Don’t be surprised by the celebrities and influencers that you run into while dining.

YUCA. If you love everything about Cuban and Latin American foods, you must visit YUCA. The diner advertises “Nuevo Latin” food that can only be described as traditional Cuban dishes with modern tastes and textures. Many dishes incorporate Latin American cuisine into the traditional Cuban recipe. All of the food is delicious and is a must-eat if you are in the Miami Beach area.

The Big Pink. Living large is what the Big Pink is all about. This diner represents everything that you remember about diners from the past but does it at a much grander scale. Plates are heaping with food and all of it is incredibly delicious. You can enjoy everything from a “TV dinner” served on a metal tray to the Pink Daddy Mack burger that will be the largest burger you ever eat. Traditional to the diners of ages gone by, the Big Pink is open 24 hours and breakfast is always available.


South Beach and Miami Beach are filled with many places to enjoy ultra-fresh seafood, delicious ethnic foods, and really amazing grab-and-go dishes. You will find that there is something for every palette in the area.  Plan accordingly and you will be able to enjoy several of these amazing venues.

Top Nightlife Spots in Miami

LIV at Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The LIV is THE hot spot in Miami Beach. This 18,000 square foot, multi-level nightlife experience is known for its music, dancing and tropical atmosphere. Do not be surprised when you find yourself dancing next to a famous DJ or one of the Kardashians.  Without question, LIV is a famous place for famous people! LIV is something that you cannot really explain.  You must “liv” it to enjoy it. And if you

Mango’s Tropical Café. If you want to start dancing at breakfast or lunch and continue into the wee hours, you will love Mango’s Tropical. This café always has something going on with music, live shows, and great Cuban food. Very reminiscent of the popular Roaring 20’s Tropicana Club in Havana, this is a spot you won’t want to miss.

The Bleau Bar.  The Bleau Bar at the Fontainebleau is a very upscale bar that has been popular with celebrities since the 1950’s. Famous for being a favorite of Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, the Bleau Bar continues to attract celebrities and rappers and even former President Obama. Be prepared to pay a little bit more for these famous cocktails. However, the atmosphere and the people watching make an evening at The Bleau Bar truly worth the cost.

Lost Weekend. This is one of Miami’s most famous “dive” bars and something you should take the time to experience. The bar is themed after John Lennon’s Lost Weekend and has a throwback atmosphere. Enjoy real 1980’s video games, a very cheap Happy Hour, and well drinks that will knock your flip-flops off.

Nightlife can be found just about everywhere in Miami and South Beach. Small clubs, large clubs, hotel clubs, and the famous beach dives are everywhere. Just follow the music that you like and you will find something wonderful to experience. Enjoy several cultures and intriguing tunes every night of your stay!  And, remember, it is never a dull day when you are in Miami Beach.




Blog post - April 1, 2019 

Top 3 Affordable Luxurious Airbnb/Vrbo/Homeaway Rentals in Miami Beach

When AirBnB was first started, it was a service that encouraged people to rent out their spare room to travelers. Homeowners were encouraged to let these travelers put an “airbed” in a spare room so that they could travel in a more economical way and feel more at home while they were abroad. The service quickly caught on and expanded.

Now, many people travel the world using this type of service. But instead of using a spare room and an air mattress, they are indulging in luxury apartment rentals and luxury resorts. New services, like the one HORA Rentals offers, will let travelers stay in some of the finest properties available at a very affordable rate.  Think of it as luxury on a budget.  

The Alexander 

The Alexander Ocean Front Resort is simply gorgeous. There are few words that can describe the elegance and luxury you feel from the second you arrive at the door. Once you enter into the grand lobby, you will take a deep breath as your eyes quickly move around the room and up the stunning staircase. The luxury does not stop here. Each suite will leave you beyond thrilled.  No detail has been overlooked in this spectacular property.

There are four different suites available in the Alexander. All of them are modern and roomy and designed for comfort and luxury. The suite size you rent is be based on occupancy. Larger suites include a kitchen area for an added convenience. All the suites have the finest amenities available for the comfort of their guests.  The rooms are open and bright with lots of storage space allowing you to truly unpack and unwind.

The pool area is breathtaking. The crystal-clear water of the pool reflects the Miami sun in such a way that you believe you may be dreaming. Spend a lazy day soaking up the sun on the large deck area or go down to the private beach reserved only for guests of the Alexander.  Even better – relax on your private deck with views of the water.

Indulge at the poolside Tiki Bar Restaurant at the Alexander, or go out for an evening of dancing and dining in Miami Beach or South Beach. If you are feeling like a romantic night in, have your groceries delivered by an Alexander staff member.  Every possible convenience has been considered for you!

The Alexander is one of the premier properties being offered for vacation rentals by HORA in the Miami Beach and South Beach area.

The Mondrian

The Mondrian resort is located in beautiful South Beach and overlooks Biscayne Bay. Designed by an architect that wanted to incorporate “Sleeping Beauty’s Castle” into the overall design, this magnificent resort is a vision in beauty.

From the floating staircase to the full-length windows adorning the lobby, you will find yourself awe-struck at the moment you enter the resort. As inviting whimsy surrounds you, you will be anxious to see your suite and you will not be disappointed. Each of the suites at the Mondrian is spacious, contemporary, and luxurious. This will be your magical place where you will be queen or king of your castle.

The grounds of the resort are just as impressive. You will love the famous pool area of the Mondrian. This gorgeous swimming area could have only come from one of Sleeping Beauty’s dreams. The pool deck area is perfect for enjoying the Miami sun during the day or the warm tropical nights in South Beach.

You can indulge your palate at the Mondrian Caffé or get a hand-crafted cocktail at the Mondrian Bar. If you want to go out and explore the area, the resort is within walking distance of many of South Beach’s most famous dining and nightlife hot spots. The. Mondrian will be the perfect hub for your stay

HORA is pleased to direct you to select rental agencies who are able to offer luxury suite rentals at the Mondrian in South Beach.

The Fontainebleau 

The Fontainebleau is perhaps one of the most iconic resorts in all of Miami Beach. This magnificent resort represents everything that the word luxury brings to mind. It also represents everything that you would imagine Millionaires Row in Miami Beach would offer.

The building itself is an architectural masterpiece. However, you will lose your breath the minute you enter the lobby. The size of the lobby and its Hollywood-esque design is simply stunning. The large chandeliers, marble floors, and ultra-contemporary décor look as though they belong in a movie.

The suites are all equally stunning. Each room is a perfect example of what luxury is meant to be. It is no wonder that Hollywood elites, tycoons, and famous DJ’s all love to come to the Fontainebleau when they are in Miami Beach.  Guests say “a world of endless possibilities begins at the water’s edge.”

Fontainebleau has everything you need! Once you are at the resort, you never have to leave. There is a fabulous pool area, access to a private beach, a spa that will indulge all of your senses, and six different restaurants to choose from on the property. The most important thing, however, is the nightlife. The Fontainebleau is home to the most famous nightclub in the Miami Beach area, LIV.

LIV is over 18,000 square feet of raw nightlife. If music and dancing are your thing, this is THE place. Many famous rappers and DJ’s perform here and several have started their careers on these stages.

HORA eagerly awaits to assist you in being a guest at the world-renowned Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort.