Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Host Hotel, SuperConference 12
Visit the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa web site.
The Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, recognized for the past 22 years as one of Marriott's top resorts is the
host property for SuperConference 2012. As Fort Lauderdale's premier beachfront resort its tropical
allure exudes unrivalled perfection. The Harbor Beach Marriott is the ultimate setting for an ATI SuperConference and is just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport and all things sunny, warm and fun in South Florida.
Escape to Harbor, featuring the largest private beach in South Florida. Lie back on the sun-kissed sands,
take a dip in the ocean, or dive into the 8,000-square-foot tropical lagoon pool. Delight in the ambiance of
cascading waterfalls and lush tropical foliage.
Refresh yourself at the Beach Bar, Fort Lauderdale's only tiki bar located right on the beach!
SURF CLUB FOR KIDS
A world of fun opens up for children when they participate in The Surf Club, the resort's free-standing clubhouse with water feature that will keep kids busy and delighted the entire day. The Surf Club features a Hawaiian Surf Simulator, custom built for Harbor Beach, allowing one to four children at a time to "surf" the waves.
The clubhouse also includes a theater room with stadium seating, a 65-inch plasma television over a stage and over-sized bean bag chairs, as well as a media room with four Macs, two additional televisions and two Xbox 360s. Four underwater digital cameras are available for kids' use with a kid-friendly photo formatting program for downloads. Surf Club kids can then take their individual photos and make personalized souvenirs with supervised use of heat presses; souvenirs include t-shirts, puzzles, mouse pads, mugs and more.
There are arts and crafts, games, puzzles and more at the Surf Club.
Greater Fort Lauderdale is without question an outdoor lover's paradise, with 23 miles of wide, sandy beaches and over 300 miles of navigable waterways luring visitors with activities of every kind. This Venice of America affords an abundance of opportunities to get out and enjoy nature at its finest.
This is one of the best ways to see the city via the water and get around to Fort Lauderdale's major shopping, dining, and cultural areas. There is a marina pick-up just a block from the resort at the Bahia Cabana Restaurant.
As the gateway to Florida's Everglades National Park, Fort Lauderdale offers a true American adventure, both exciting and educational. Experience thrilling high-speed airboat tours and observe alligators and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Learn the fascinating history of the Seminole and Miccosukee Indian Tribes and the unique region that is their homeland.
This is one of the few areas in the world where both fresh water and salt water fishing are within 20 minutes of the angler. In addition to more than 200 fresh water species that can be caught in the county's lakes, there are deep water fishing fleets located in Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, and Dania Beach; plus four municipal piers.
Fort Lauderdale is recognized as one of the world's top diving locales, and the Marriott resort boasts two reefs and four
dive sites right off our 1/4-mile of beach. Equipment rental and dive excursions available through the on-site water sports center, Aloha Watersports.
Yachting and Boating
With more water than land, not only is Fort Lauderdale the Venice of America, it is also the Yachting Capital of the World. Whether by speedboat or kayak, luxury yacht charter or dinner cruise, you'll enjoy easy access to the hundreds of miles of waterways lined with mega mansions and yachts.
Culture & The Arts
Fort Lauderdale has placed itself on the map of cultural venues with such facilities as the Museum of Art/Fort Lauderdale (host to such world-famous exhibits as
King Tut, Princess Diana, and currently, Vatican Splendors), and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. History comes alive at such places as the downtown
Historical District, the Bonnet House and The Stranahan House.
Museum of Art - (3.3 miles)
This museum features an ever-changing array of international exhibitions, educational programs, and also hosted the world renowned King Tut Exhibit in 2005.
Enjoy weekly special events which ranging from jazz concerts and lectures to yoga lessons.
Web site: moaflnsu.org/
Broward Center for the Performing Arts - (4.5 miles)
Featuring internationally renowned offerings which include Broadway theatrical productions, dance and popular music concerts, as well as the Family Fun
Off-Broadway and On Center series.
Web site: browardcenter.org/online/
Bonnet House - (2.4 miles)
Visitors are enchanted by whimsical, unique art and architecture at this 35-acre seaside estate built by Frederic and Evelyn Bartlett.
Web site: bonnethouse.org/
Stranahan House - (3.0 miles)
This museum is housed within the oldest surviving structure in Broward County, built in a classic Florida frontier design. Once the home of two of the
city's best known pioneer residents, Frank and Ivy Stranahan, the building has served as a trading post, town hall, post office and bank. Restored to its
1913 configuration, it's a must see in South Florida.
Web site: stranahanhouse.org/
For The Family
You'll find there aren't enough hours in the day for families to hang out together and enjoy all the really neat stuff Fort Lauderdale has to offer! Interactive is the order of the day at the Museum of Science and Discovery/IMAX Theater, the incredible IFGA World Fishing Center/Museum and Hall of Fame, and the Swimming Hall of Fame.
Museum of Science and Discovery and Imax Theatre- (4.2 miles)
Kids of all ages enjoy this experiential museum which encourages lifelong learning in science through entertaining exhibits, programs and IMAX© films.
Web site: mods.org/
IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum- (7 miles)
Provides the world's most comprehensive assemblage of sport fishing information, exhibits, educational classes, fishing demonstrations, interactive displays and virtual reality fishing.
Web site: igfa.org/
International Swimming Hall of Fame - (less than 1 mile)
The international showplace for swimming, diving, water polo and synchronized swimming. The Museum, Library and Archive contain the world's largest
collection of aquatic memorabilia and the single largest source of aquatic books, manuscripts and literature.
Web site: ishof.org/
Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District - (4 miles)
Both locals and visitors flock to Riverwalk. Easily accessible by car or water taxi, this waterfront promenade is lined with restaurants, bars and shops.
Web site: riverwalkae.com/
World Class Shopping
Bargain hunters and big spenders alike can shop till they drop - and find what they like - at such diverse shopping venues as the massive Sawgrass Mills Mall, the luxurious Galleria Mall, the trendy and historical Las Olas Boulevard, the awesome Bass Pro Shop and the world-renowned DCOTA Design Center.
Galleria Mall - (3 miles)
This spectacular mall is anchored by Macy's, Dillard's, and Neiman Marcus, and is complemented by a variety of specialty shops -- as well as an impressive collection of restaurant and lounges.
Las Olas Boulevard - (2 miles)
Chic, sophisticated, glamorous and yet down to earth, this is simply our downtown's historic mecca for shopping. Art galleries, salons and spas, specialty stores and acclaimed restaurants abound. You will find many charming one-of-a-kind shops and dining establishments.
Sawgrass Mills - (18 miles)
Bass Pro Shop - (7 miles)
Located next to the International Fishing Hall of Fame Museum, Bass Pro Shops is a sport fishing and outdoor outfitter, featuring archery and fishing classes and an indoor pistol and archery range.
DCOTA Design Center - (6 miles)
Design Center of the Americas (DCOTA), the largest design campus of its kind, showcasing 775,000 square feet of extraordinary interior design needs for any home, yacht or office project.
Sports fans will appreciate South Florida's renowned major league sports. See Dwyane Wade himself at an NBA Miami Heat game, or take in a Marlins game and see the 2003 World Series Champions at play.
Baltimore Orioles (Spring Training) Fort Lauderdale Stadium
The Orioles migrate to Fort Lauderdale every spring for training camp in our pleasant climate. Watch these Major League players rev up for next season as they work on their moves, and bat against other spring training and local teams.
NFL Miami Dolphins Sun Life Stadium
Nothing beats the excitement of the Miami Dolphins, winners of Super Bowl VII and the first team to appear in three consecutive Super Bowls.
Florida Marlins Sun Life Stadium
Come see the 2003 World Series Champions. Although this Major League Baseball team was only unveiled in 1990, it has already earned a place in baseball history.
Florida Panthers BankAtlantic Center
Experience a cool side of South Florida with some classic ice hockey, at a fast-paced NHL Panthers Game.
Miami Heat American Airlines Arena
Jubilant fans can cheer on the 2006 NBA Champions at their home games. With superstars such as Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat is truly WHITE HOT.