Don’t have plans this Fourth of July? Let the Biltmore be the official holiday planner as travelers still have time to exercise their rights to a fabulous vacation and indulge in a getaway to Miami’s Biltmore hotel. Enjoy a weeklong fête at the Biltmore for a package that includes great rates, fantastic live musical entertainment and happening nightly events.

The Biltmore is offering special room rates this holiday featuring three and two night packages starting at $299 and one night at $129.

July 4th celebrations include special performances by The Marc’s Brothers and Cleaveland Jones that will light up the night with an electric mix of Brazilian beats, New Orleans funk, and Caribbean reggae. Guests can add some sparkle to their vacation by visiting the renowned Biltmore spa or reserving a luxurious, private poolside cabana. Enjoy a special sneak preview of the 2007 Miami Spice menu at the 1200 Courtyard Grill and Palme d’Or (available Wed-Fri). Other exciting holiday events include:

- Havana Nights Tuesday (July 3 from 6:00 -10:00 p.m.): No passports required! Enjoy 2-for-1 happy hour specials poolside at Cascade restaurant featuring music by DJ Jorge Castellanos

- What’s Hip Wednesday (July 4th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00pm): 1/2 off cocktails as well as fashion by Neiman Marcus at the Biltmore Bar

- Live Thursday (July 5 from 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.): Showcasing Carlos Bertonatti , a young, local singer/songwriter whose infectious songs mix eclectic instrumentation, Latin percussion and Hip-Hop, and enjoy 1/2 off Sauza Tequila cocktails poolside at Cascade restaurant

Reflecting the passion and cultural dynamism of one of America’s most exciting cities while offering serenity and sophistication, the Biltmore is a 150-acre protected jewel in a tropical garden setting in the midst of Miami. Offering championship golf, tennis, the largest hotel swimming pool in the country, with new private Cabana Suites, a stunning new world-class spa and an award-winning fitness center, the 276-room Biltmore is one of the very few true destination resorts in a major metropolitan area. The elegant Palme d’Or – voted the Best Restaurant in South Florida – the chic 1200 Courtyard Grill and the new poolside Cascade restaurant as well as the handsome Biltmore Bar have put the resort on the map as one of South Florida’s most-sought-after sophisticated and innovative dining experiences and “must-do” social scenes. The hotel’s iconic status among American resorts has made it a favorite among heads of state, celebrities and sports stars.

Other facilities and services at the Biltmore include the 40,000-square foot Conference Center of the Americas, used for the highest level of international meetings and events; 33 meeting rooms and three majestic ballrooms; a full-service Business Center; 24-hour concierge service and a shopping arcade.

The Biltmore is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. For further information and reservations, contact the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134; telephone 305-445-1926 or visit the website at