Location

The Alexander

Our wedding will be at the Alexander Resort in Miami Beach, FL. We are planning for the ceremony to take place on the beach immediately followed by cocktails and dinner at the resort.

http://www.alexanderhotel.com

5225 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Phone: (305) 865-6500

Driving directions

Most guests will be flying into Florida. You can fly into either the Fort Lauderdale airport or the Miami
International airport.
The Alexander is approximately a 20 minute taxi ride from the Miami airport and approximately a 35 minute taxi ride from the Fort Lauderdale airport. From either airport, you can take a shuttle, private transportation, a taxi, or rent a car. Please see the below websites for more information.

Miami International Airport link

Fort Lauderdale Airport link

Hotel Accommodations

We will be staying at the Alexander Resort and hope that you can stay there too! The Alexanders is an all suite oceanfront resort located directly on Miami Beach, Florida.
The Alexander
5225 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Phone: (305) 865-6500 / http://www.alexanderhotel.com

We recommend the Junior Suite; it’s around 900 sq. ft. & includes a living room, dining room, full kitchen, 2 bedrooms & a private balcony. The Junior Suite can accommodate 4 people. Our group rate is $139/night & our group code to reserve this rate is 3494.

You can also reserve a Double Suite which includes the same as the Junior Suite but is around 1200 sq. ft. This suite can accommodate 4-5 people and the rate varies.
When you call to reserve you room, remember to specify that you are booking under the Cornacchio/Goldberg group code 3494! You MUST reserve before 9/7/2011 to get our group rate!!

If you’d prefer other options for hotels or resorts, the Miami Beach Resort and Spa is located just a few blocks south of the Alexander and offers hotel rooms as oppossed to suites. We do not have a block of rooms reserved here, however we’ve been told that this hotel frequently advertises specials online but you may need to be patient and get the rate at a later date. The website for this hotel is http://www.miamibeachresortandspa.com/.

Miami Beach offers several other options for accomodations. You can refer to the hotel section at:
Miami Beach Trip Advisor

Things to do in the area

Many of you may want to relax and stay close to hotel. The Alexander is an oceanfront property and has 2 outdoor pools, a poolside restaurant, Shula’s steakhouse, a workout room and a salon/spa. On the beach in front of the hotel, you will also find water sports.
If you want to wander from the hotel, you can visit the attached website for more information.
Miami Beach Info

A few of our favorites are:
- A walk or run on the beach or boardwalk. The boardwalk starts just a few streets south of the Alexander and is a great way to get some exercise and sun.
- South Beach – it offers several restaurants, shopping and bars.
- Lincoln Road – it offers several restaurants, shopping and bars.

Attire

Dress for the occasion is wedding formal, however please consider that the ceremony will be outdoors on the beach. Casual footwear might come in handy on the beach

Weather

The average air temperature in Miami in October is approximately 84′ F. The temperature could be a bit cooler in the evening. You’ll be safe if you bring a bathing suit for the day and a light jacket for the evening.

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