1 . The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort

Bal Harbour, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (305) 993 - 3300

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Named as the most anticipated hotel opening for 2012 by Forbes, The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort surely will not disappoint. Here, you'll find an unmatched oceanfront elegance, delectable cuisine across three gourmet restaurants, and modern amenities that are sure to delight you (and your four-legged friend). Kick off each day off with a cup of coffee as you overlook the stunning ocean views from your private balcony. Head right across to the Bal Harbour Shops for a morning of quiet relaxation. Just minutes away are the white-sand shores of South Beach, where you can indulge in an afternoon of swimming, surfing, and more. Return to St. Regis' for a treatment at Remede Spa before enjoying a meal at J&G Grill.

Address

9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour, FL 33154

Highlights

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort brings a new level of luxury to the resort experience, with unparalleled amenities to exceed anyone's expectations. During your stay, you will have access to many exclusive services, from the iconic St. Regis Butler and 24-hour concierge, to world-class dining, the Remède Spa, and spectacular outdoor experience within two tropical pools, private cabanas and white sand beach.

Getting there

The destination is supported by all major domestic and international airlines. The Miami International Airport (MIA) and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (FLL) International airports service those arriving by air carrier to our resort in Miami Beach. Those seeking a private aircraft option may consider the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE). From the hotel, MIA is 16.4 miles and FLL is 15.5 miles. While both offer International service, MIA offers a choice of 53 carriers which allows for more non-stop or one-stop arrivals and departures. A Short Drive: - Miami International Airport - 25 minutes - Fort Lauderdale Airport - 35 minutes - South Beach, Miami - 15 minutes - Downtown, Miami - 20 minutes - Coral Gables & Coconut Grove - 30 minutes - Aventura - 15 minutes

2 . TradeWinds Island Grand

St. Pete Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 803 - 9653

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Located off the Gulf of Mexico, TradeWinds Island Grand directly on the white sand beaches of St. Pete Beach -- voted the No. 1 beach destination in the U.S. by TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Award. Having just completed a $20 million renovation -- Island Grand boasts 585 newly-renovated guestrooms and suites. Located just 30 minutes from Tampa International Airport, Island Grand offers a variety of recreation activities including JetLev flight center, motorized surfboards, Splash Island Waterpark, Kid’s programs, paddleboats, tennis, a three story tall inflatable water slide, and more. Lounge next to one of five onsite heated pools or sip on your favorite cocktail at Salty's Poolside Beach Bar. This beachfront setting has a hint of the Island tropics and offers a beach vacation where you run out of vacation before you run out of things to do. All you have to do is pack your things (and don't forget about your pet) -- we’ll pack your stay.

Address

5500 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Highlights

Your four-legged friend is always welcome at Island Grand! Standard views and Gulf Front views are available in 48 Pet-Friendly Suites. Complete with two double beds and a double-size sofa bed, you and your beloved furry friend can enjoy a weekend away in St. Pete Beach!

Getting there

From St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport: Turn left out of airport onto Roosevelt and follow signs to I-275 South through St. Petersburg, approximately 13 miles. Exit I-275 at the St. Pete Beach/Pinellas Bayway Exit (exit 17). Proceed West across Pinellas Bayway (toll) which takes you directly to St. Pete Beach and ends at Gulf Blvd. Turn right, and the TradeWinds Resorts are on the left hand side of the street, about 1.5 miles north.

3 . The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

Rancho Mirage, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (760) 328 - 5955

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Escape to a place where you can let your worries and stress fade away, where the quiet luxury and beauty of Palm Springs will rejuvenate you. The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa is your idyllic Palm Springs destination. Its secluded location with stunning mountain views takes you away from ordinary life and presents a soothing utopia for your private vacation. Choose from a variety of spectacular guest rooms, make a splash at one of three onsite pools and 60-foot waterslide, or indulge in a revitalizing treatment at the spa. The Westin Mission Hills is also home to two championship golf courses: the Pete Dye course and the Gary Player Signature Course. Plus, you can enjoy a luxurious dining experience at Bella Vista, or grab a quick meal at the poolside grills! The ultimate pet-friendly California getaway awaits in Palm Springs!

Address

71333 Dinah Shore Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Highlights

At The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, we LOVE our pets. Dogs up to 40 pounds are welcome to stay with guests and will enjoy the signature Westin Heavenly® Dog Bed. Dogs are not allowed in some outlets or on pool deck. Guests are responsible for clean-up and any extra cost associated with clean-up. Dogs are welcome to dine with our guests at Pinzimini and Fireside.

Getting there

From Palm Springs Airport (6.8 miles, 11 minutes): 1. Head northeast on Kirk Douglas Way 2. Keep Right to saty on Kirk Douglas Way 3. Take the 1st left onto El Cielo Rd 4. Turn left onto E Ramon Rd 5. Turn right onto S Gene Autry Trail 6. Turn right onto Dinah Shore Dr 7. Resort will be 4.6 miles down. Turn right at the stop light entrance. From Ontario Airport (78.6 miles, 1 hour 12 minutes): 1. Exit Ontario Airport toward the Freeway 10 2. Take the Freeway 10 East 3. Take the Bob Hope Drive exit 4. Turn right onto Bob Hope Drive 5. Continue to Dinah Shore Drive and turn right 6. The resort entrance is on the left side at the light From Los Angeles International Airport (130 miles, 2 hours 5 minutes): 1. Exit the airport and merge onto 105 Freeway East 2. Take 605 Freeway North 3. Take 10 Freeway East 4. Take the Bob Hope Drive exit 5. Turn right onto Bob Hope Drive 6. Continue to Dinah Shore Drive and turn right 7. The resort entrance is on the left side at the light

4 . Four Seasons Resort Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia

CALL DIRECT: +1 (604) 935 - 3400

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Standing at the foot of the Blackcomb side of Whistler’s twin giants, the Four Seasons Resort luxury hotel pairs rustic mountain charm with modern European elegance. Under peaked roofs, find impeccable Four Seasons comfort with a wide variety of spacious (and pet-friendly) accommodations boasting amazing mountain views! The hotel is the perfect destination for business and leisure travelers alike, and with over 15,000 square feet of flexible function space, you can easily plan your next group event surrounded by luxury and the natural beauty of the area. And, you won't have to wait until the snow falls to plan your trip. Two championship golf courses, designed by legends of the game Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, sit within five minutes of the resort. Or, enjoy a horseback riding, zip lining, kayaking and much more! Start planning an unforgettable getaway at Four Seasons Resort Whistler now!

Address

4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4

Highlights

Home to what is by far the largest ski resort in all of North America, the pedestrian village of Whistler itself has won numerous design awards. Beyond its famed slopes are championship golf courses, hundreds of boutiques, museums and galleries and endless year-round events and activities.

Related Onsite Offerings

Make your family vacation to Whistler a complete one by bringing along Fido, as Four Seasons Resort Whistler does have pet-friendly accommodations. Included pet amenities include a bed, bottled water, food, and a water bowl.

5 . The Resort at Port Ludlow

Port Ludlow, Washington

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 940 - 1198

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At the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula, discover the beauty and luxury of The Resort At Port Ludlow. Just a ferry ride and scenic drive from Seattle and minutes from historic Port Townsend, recharge at this lovely 37-room waterside resort. With breathtaking views of Ludlow Bay and the lush tree-lined coast, Port Ludlow offers a quiet retreat for families and couples. Onsite you can indulge in a round of golf at their 18-hole top-rated golf course, kayak and fish at the bay, and enjoy beautiful nature hikes nearby. Or simply sit back and just relax with an in-room spa treatment! And remember to bring Fido along; pet-friendly accommodations are available!

Address

One Heron Road, Port Ludlow, WA 98365

Highlights

At this boutique, waterfront inn all types of pets without size or weight restrictions are allowed. In fact, one third of all accommodation options are available for pets! The Resort at Port Ludlow is pleased to provide fresh bowls of water located at the entrance to the Inn, complimentary dog treats that are made locally, ability to dine on the veranda while your pet relaxes in the grass adjacent to the restaurant. A variety of pet supplies are also available (just in case the leash or food bowl gets left at home), as well as a map with indicated pet-friendly hiking trails, and designated clean-up sites with baggies.

Getting there

The Resort at Port Ludlow is just a half-hour ferry ride from downtown Seattle or Edmonds and a scenic drive from Bainbridge Island or Kingston to Port Ludlow, 90 minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport, or arrive by float plane from Seattle’s Lake Union. From Highway 3 North or Highway 104, go west across the Hood Canal Bridge, travel 1/8 of a mile and turn right onto Paradise Bay Road. Travel approximately 5 miles to Port Ludlow.

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