Beach retreat on the ninth floor

(Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa) Have you ever had one of those dream vacations? One where everything goes just right? It does happen, and lucky for me, it happened by chance. I really needed a long weekend away. Without a second thought, I went with a tried and true hotel brand, who just happened to have a beachfront room available. My lucky streak has started off on the right foot. There was a...