A Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two at the new Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach‏

The newest Art Deco jewel and most highly anticipated hotel opening of the New Year unwraps South Florida’s best-kept secret on February 14th with an enticing dual-destination getaway, couples romance package and delectable Valentine’s Day “His and Her” menu   

Miami Beach, FL – February 2014: Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, the inaugural hotel property in the U.S by COMO Hotels and Resorts – the award-winning luxury hotel group based in Singapore, opens its doors on February 14th, 2014, offering a dreamy dual-destination getaway, couples romance package and alluring Valentine’s Day dinner program that provides the perfect ingredients for an ideal romantic winter escape in the tropics.
Guests are invited to be among the first to visit South Florida’s latest gem in the historic Art Deco District of Miami Beach before continuing on to the crown jewel of island retreats and luxury resorts in the Caribbean.

The ‘Miami Beach and Caribbean Chic’ dual-destination package is a five, seven or ten night itinerary that begins with a stay at the newly opened, 74-room Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach hotel, offering four nights on the 10-night itinerary or two nights on the five and seven-night itinerary. Guests will enjoy luxurious accommodation in a Metropolitan Room, Lakeview Suite or Ocean View Suite with a leisurely daily breakfast included.  Pampering pleasures include a signature 60-minute COMO Shambhala massage within the exclusive COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, before taking advantage of the spa’s rooftop hydrotherapy pool and juice bar or poolside cabanas and beach amenities reserved for hotel guests. The experience continues with the exotic flavors of Florida at The Traymore Restaurant, with a memorable dinner tasting from the restaurant’s seafood menu, courtesy of Executive Chef Jonathan Lane, before finishing the evening with an extensive choice of signature cocktails from the restaurant’s comforting gin bar.

Part two of the Miami Beach and Caribbean Chic voyage takes guests over crystal clear turquoise waters for a relaxing island adventure at the award-winning Parrot Cay by COMO – the sister property to Metropolitan by COMO, nestled in the Turks and Caicos and less than 80 minutes away by air. Visitors will enjoy lavish accommodation in an Ocean-Facing Room, COMO Suite or One-Bedroom Beach House, with full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) included and a bottle of champagne on arrival. In addition to the daily schedule of island activities, guests will be treated to one or more 60-minute spa treatments within the island’s award-winning COMO Shambhala Retreat at Parrot Cay, which overlooks magnificent mangroves and wetlands rich with birdlife.  A choice of daily yoga or Pilates classes, held by COMO’s world class instructors, will build an appetite for a unique dining experience at Parrot Cay’s two restaurants, with menus devised by COMO Hotels and Resorts’ Executive Chef, Amanda Gale. Lotus is an Asian inspired al fresco poolside eatery with open kitchens serving lunch and dinner. Terrace, with outdoor and indoor tables, is the Mediterranean inspired gourmet restaurant serving breakfast and dinner.
‘Miami Beach and Caribbean Chic’ starts from $5,273 for the five-night package (two nights at Metropolitan Miami Beach and three nights at Parrot Cay), exclusive of taxes and based on two guests sharing a Metropolitan Room (Miami Beach) and Ocean Facing Room (Parrot Cay).

For reservations and further information, visit http://www.comohotels.com/metropolitanmiamibeach/rates-and-offers/packages/miami-and-parrot-cay or call 305.695.3588.
For locals and visitors alike, ‘Just The Two Of Us’ romance package, is the perfect alternative for couples that wish to spend February in South Florida. This package includes an overnight stay for two people at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, with a bottle of champagne and heart-shaped macaroons on arrival.  Also included is a couples’ COMO Shambhala massage on the outdoor rooftop terrace of the COMO Shambhala Urban Escape spa.  The signature treatment uses COMO Shambhala ‘Harmony’ aromatherapy oils, comprising of aphrodisiac sandalwood, ylang ylang and lime.  Couples are then invited to relax in the spa’s suite while enjoying house made cookies, ginger tea and a revitalizing COMO Shambhala wellness juice.  Exclusively available for the month of February, Just The Two of Us at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach starts at $659 excluding tax for a one-night stay in a City Room.
As a perfect pairing to complement both Romance packages, and to coincide with February reservations, guests from out-of-state and local South Florida residents are invited to experience an exquisite Valentine’s Day menu at the newly opened Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach.  This seasonal selection of signature plates has been developed especially by Executive Chef Jonathan Lane and Executive Pastry Chef, Emanuel Alves – introduced to celebrate the hotel’s inaugural Valentine’s Day dinner program and to welcome first-time guests at The Traymore Restaurant and Bar.
Two five-course prix fixe “His and Hers” menus will be presented, with each course hand-crafted and paired with premium wines selected for this romantic occasion by Restaurant Manager and resident Sommelier, Sergio Caceres. ‘His Menu’ will start with an Amuse-Bouche of Tuna Tartar plated with Wasabi Caviar.  A second appetizer is presented as a Salad with Black Mission Figs, topped with Arugula, Almonds, Spanish Manchego and Chestnut Honey Vinaigrette.  The first entrée is a Seafood plate that includes Jumbo Sea Scallops with Tangerine, Potato Puree and Organic Carrots.  A delectable Beef dish rounds-off the course of entrées, with Coffee Crusted Beef Tenderloin presented with Porcini Mushrooms, Polenta and a Côtes du Rhône Reduction.  His Menu concludes with a mouthwatering dessert from the pastry counter, courtesy of Master Chocolatier, Emanuel Alves.  Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy a Round Shaped Cocoa Macaron with Orange Chocolat Mousse, Crunchy Feuilletine, Fresh Segments, Citrus and Passion Fruit Coulis.
Ladies will be equally delighted with ‘Her Menu’ that starts with an Amuse-Bouche of Chilled Rock Lobster Ceviche.  The Salad appetizer comes with Shaved Asparagus, Baby Beets, Fennel, Mizuna, Goat Cheese and a drizzling of Strawberry Vinaigrette.  The Seafood entrée follows with Roulade of Lemon Sole, complete with Couscous, Wilted Spinach and Tarragon Pesto. Lamb is the meat of choice for the final entrée, presented as a Roasted Colorado Lamb Rack with Flageolets, Turnips, Preserved Lemon and Minted Lamb Jus.  Dessert lovers will melt at the sight of the Heart Shaped Pink Macaron, plated with Raspberry and Rose Cremeaux, Fresh Berries and Berries Coulis.

The 2014 Valentine’s Day Dinner Program at The Traymore Restaurant and Bar is for Friday, February 14th, 2014 only, with reserved seating beginning at 6:00pm. Prix fixe five-course His and Hers menus are priced at $85.00 per person (plus tax and gratuity). The accompanying five-course wine pairing for both menus is priced at an additional $35.00 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Ladies receive a complimentary Valentine’s Day gift and hotel valet parking is discounted for Valentine’s Day dinner guests.  Reservations can be made on Open Table or by calling 305-695-3600.

To commemorate the opening of Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, and as a welcoming incentive for all guests booking overnight reservations at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach by March 31st, 2014 – the hotel is offering a 15% reduction off the standard room rate.  Accommodations are limited and based on availability.
Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach opens on February 14th, 2014, and is owned and operated by COMO Hotels and Resorts. The property is the company’s newest addition and fourth Urban Hotel, joining Metropolitan by COMO and The Halkin by COMO in central London and Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok. The South Florida property is among a total of three new properties opening this winter by the award-winning hotel group, including Maalifushi by COMO, Maldives and Point Yamu by COMO, Thailand.

For reservations and further information on Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, visit http://www.comohotels.com/metropolitanmiamibeach or call 305.695.3588.

For further information on COMO Hotels and Resorts, visit http://www.comohotels.com.

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