11 Best Beachfront Hotels in Florida

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Florida is an alluring holiday destination home to a number of incredible beachfront hotels, where you can enjoy easy access to a sandy shore practically from your front door. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, there are endless options for beachfront hotels in Florida no matter if you’re on a budget or looking for a chance to splurge. Enjoy top-notch amenities, killer views, and beach access at all of these top beachfront hotels in Florida.

The Breakers, Palm Beach
The Breakers

The Breakers, Palm Beach

Live like royalty when you stay at this beachfront hotel in Palm Beach. More like a palace than a hotel, this luxury accommodation features a half-mile private beach just for guests. However, the beach isn’t the only amenity that guests of The Breakers enjoy. The hotel is also home to five swimming pools, an on-site spa, 10 tennis courts, two golf courses, and even boutique shops.

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, Sunny Isles Beach
Acqualina Resort & Residences on the Beach

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, Sunny Isles Beach

Found on shores of Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort & Spa is one of the top beachfront hotels in the world. All of its elegant guest rooms are superb, but you won’t regret upgrading to a room with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Even if you don’t get a room with a view, relaxing by one of the four swimming pools that boast a view of the water is still a major perk. After a long day relaxing in the sand, take advantage of the three on-site eateries or the two-story spa.

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami Beach
St. Regis Harbour Resort, Bal Harbour

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami Beach

Make your next Florida vacation unforgettable when you spend it at one of the best beachfront properties in Miami. St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is exactly what you’d expect from a lavish accommodation in this incredible Florida city. Guest rooms at this St. Regis location include oceanfront balconies, so you can enjoy the beach without even stepping a foot in the sand. Aside from the two outdoor swimming pools and the 1,000-foot long beachfront, the 14,000-square-foot spa is a major amenity that guests to St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort appreciate.

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan

Far removed from the busy areas of Palm Beach, this resort that lies 12 miles from West Palm Beach is perfect for visitors wanting a quieter stay that may not be found at more popular beach areas. Right on the Atlantic Coast, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is great for families, as it offers both a kid’s program and a teen lounge. Appeals to this resort include four on-site restaurants and rooms with a view, however, it would be a tragedy if you didn’t spend some time in the massive 42,000 square foot spa, Eau Spa.

Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater
On the beach at the Sandpearl Resort

Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater

Foodies looking for a great place to stay in Clearwater should consider booking a room at The Sandpearl, which is home to the only AAA 4-Diamond restaurant in the city, Caretta on the Gulf. The restaurant is a huge draw, however, the great amenities offered here are what keep guests happy. A unique amenity not offered at other beachfront hotels on this list are beach fire pits. So even after the sun goes down, you can enjoy the sandy shore while roasting marshmallows and warming by the fire.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach, Miami Beach
Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Faena Hotel Miami Beach, Miami Beach

This chic hotel in Miami is an Instagram lover’s dream. From animal-print furniture, jaw-dropping sculptures, and the colorful yet tasteful hues in the guest rooms, you wouldn’t expect that this hotel was actually built in the 1940s. Besides from being right on the beach, this beachfront hotel has unique amenities like a two-story dinner theatre and a lounge with live DJs.

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponta Vedra Beach
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponta Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club has been pleasing guests since 1928. This iconic property found on Ponte Vedra Beach, near Jacksonville is great for guests wanting more out of their resort than just a sandy shorefront property. Besides being on the beach, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club also features four swimming pools, tennis courts, an on-site spa, a seafood grill and 36 holes of golf to keep you occupied.

Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach
Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach

Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach

This Four Seasons property in Palm Beach is a great beachfront property. When you aren’t soaking up the rays on the beach, indulge in the great customer service found at the hotel’s freshwater pool, where guests can enjoy Evian spritzes and chilled towels. If you’re looking to relax, spend some time on your private balcony or in the on-site spa.

The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Naples
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Naples

Naples is a remarkable beach getaway destination, especially when you choose to stay at The Ritz-Carlton. This beachfront hotel is found on a pristine, white sand beach. Book a room with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. However, you may not even spend much time in your room, as this Ritz location offers great amenities that may take up your time instead, such as a three-story spa, two swimming pools and access to two golf courses at its sister location, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort.

*The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples will reopen in January 2023, with reservations available now for future arrival dates.

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, Marco Island
JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, Marco Island

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, Marco Island

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is found on a sandy beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. It doesn’t matter if you want to explore the sandy shore or the Florida Everglades, the location of this hotel is perfect for those seeking Florida adventure. After a day in the sun, watch fire dancers as the sun sets. This massive resort has over 800 rooms, which accommodates both families and honeymooners alike. Couples should take advantage of the adults-only tower of the property.

The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island
Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island

The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island

You’ll find peace and quiet when you stay at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The second Ritz property on this list, it seems that the Ritz-Carlton knows how to please guests looking for a beachfront getaway. Every single room in this hotel has a private balcony that overlooks the Atlantic. Don’t worry about keeping the kids entertained here, as there is a kids club along with a game room and nightly storytimes.

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