As you approach The Diplomat Resort Country Club & Spa, it seems as if you've been transported to coastal Italy. The resort looks more like a posh, Mediterranean villa than a hotel.
But this is Hallandale Beach, Fla., not the Italian Riviera. Nonetheless, the Country Club has indeed returned glamour and glitz to the old landmark Diplomat hotel. Back in its 1960s heyday, The Diplomat, located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, was the “in” place to be and often hosted celebrities l