When some people think of a “gay resort,” they assume it’s basically a seedy bathhouse. Some resorts in Fort Lauderdale live up to that stereotype – The Grand Resort and Spa is not one of them. This preconceived notion of mine was quickly checked at the front gate when I checked-in for an extended stay. Just steps away from the beach, this luxurious home away from home is the best place to stay while visiting the “Venice of America.” Need proof? Here are seven reasons why it’s true.