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Top 17 Florida Hotels with a Private Beach

While beachfront hotels are the creme de la creme of accommodation options in Florida, hotels with private beaches are even better. These top-rated beach hotels in Florida go the extra mile to ensure you have a relaxing vacation getaway, offering serene stretches of coastline reserved for only guests. Amenities like beach attendants offering drink services are common, as well as access to a range of exciting water sports activities. For your own slice of paradise, book a stay at one of these top Florida Hotels with a private beach.

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

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is an upscale resort with Bali-inspired decor and a private beach. Its chic rooms and suites boast Gulf of Mexico views, while on-site dining includes dry-aged steak and fresh seafood at Ario and 10K Alley, a gastro-pub and gaming emporium. Play a round at one of the two championship golf courses, sip cocktails at the 5th-floor Tesoro bar, and get pampered at the exquisite on-site spa. You can also enjoy Gulf views and a towering aquarium at Korals Sushi & Cocktail Lobby Bar or live entertainment at Kane Tiki Bar & Grill.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach with huts and tiki bar

  • Two championship golf courses

  • Towering aquarium at restaurant/bar

Lido Beach Resort, Sarasota Lido Beach Resort
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Lido Beach Resort, Sarasota

Lido Beach Resort offers a prime beachside location near Siesta Key and is an ideal spot to enjoy the natural beauty of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Along with a 300-foot private white sand beach, you’ll have access to outdoor pools, an on-site restaurant, a fitness center, beach volleyball, and a shuttle service to nearby St. Armands Circle. Spacious rooms and condo-style suites boast Florida-inspired decor, flat-screen TVs, and most include kitchenettes and/or private balconies with beach views. Unwind at the poolside tiki bar, which is the perfect spot to enjoy southwest Florida’s beautiful sunsets.

Key Amenities:

  • 300-foot private white sand beach

  • Shuttle service to St. Armands Circle

  • Rooms and condo-style suites with private balconies

WaterColor Inn, Santa Rosa Beach WaterColor Inn
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WaterColor Inn, Santa Rosa Beach

Set on Santa Rosa Beach, WaterColor Inn is one of the best beachfront hotels in Florida’s Panhandle and offers a beautiful private beach. Sit back and relax with the beach setups, which include canvas chairs and a shady umbrella. Beach bonfires are also available at this family-friendly hotel, which boasts 500 acres of property with luxury beachfront rooms and suites. Mixing a laid-back setting with modern perks, it features Gulf-view restaurants, tennis courts, a luxe spa, shops, and a fitness center.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach with canvas chairs and umbrellas

  • Boathouse on coastal dune lake

  • Suites with private balconies and patios

The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach The Breakers Palm Beach
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The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach

One of the top luxury hotels in Florida, The Breakers Palm Beach boasts a private beach and beautiful oceanfront suites. You wouldn’t know that this historic hotel dates back to 1896, as you’ll find plenty of modern facilities to enjoy, including four pools, five whirlpool spas, private beachfront bungalows, and an indoor-outdoor spa with pampering body treatments. You won’t get bored here, as you’ll find a long list of recreation options, including tennis courts, championship golf courses, and water-based activities like kayaking and paddleboarding. Recharge at one of the multiple on-site dining options.

Key Amenities:

  • Oceanfront resort with private beach bungalows

  • Two golf courses and several tennis courts

  • Indoor/outdoor spa with four pools

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

Overlooking the ocean near West Palm Beach, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa boasts a private beach in Manalapan. Embrace Florida’s luxury coastal living at the hotel’s resort-style pool, sign up for surf lessons or enjoy the ocean views from your private Oceanfront Cabana. Get pampered at the luxury on-site spa or indulge in farm-to-fork cuisine at Angle Restaurant, then unwind in one of the extravagant suites that include wraparound balconies with ocean views and VIP check-in services. For your own private views, book a beachfront cabana with bottle service.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach access with oceanfront cabanas

  • Resort-style pool

  • Suites with oceanviews and wraparound balconies

Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort, Marathon Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort
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Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort, Marathon

Located in Marathon, Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort is nestled in the heart of the Florida Keys’ palm-lined paradise. Located just 45 miles north of Key West, you’ll find private beach houses overlooking the Gulf of Mexico as well as multiple sparkling swimming pools and on-site water sports to choose from. Bask in the sunshine at the private beach, then sample fresh seafood dishes at Butterfly Cafe, or kick back with a smoothie, frozen drink or smoothie at the beachside Tiki Bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Beach houses with suites, full kitchens and large porches

  • Multiple pools and on-site water sports

  • In-suite spa treatments and services

Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale Pelican Grand Beach Resort
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Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale

Pelican Grand Beach Resort offers a private stretch of paradise in Fort Lauderdale. Showcasing its old Florida grandeur in a collection of oceanfront rooms and suites, it’s beloved for its 500-foot private beach with beach attendants and waiters. Swim or float in the only lazy river in Fort Lauderdale, take a dip in the zero-entry pool, or get pampered at Pure Spa. You’re spoiled for choice with on-site dining, from sophisticated cuisine at OCEAN2000 to the family favorite Emporium with old-fashioned ice cream.

Key Amenities:

  • 500-foot private beach with waiters

  • Lazy river and zero-entry pool

  • Old-fashioned ice cream shop

Casa Marina Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton, Key West Casa Marina Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton
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Casa Marina Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton, Key West

Casa Marina Key West is located on the largest private beach in Key West, offering a prime location less than a mile from Duval Street. Dating back to 1920, this top resort in the Florida Keys is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, while the lavish Mediterranean-style suites offer modern amenities with beautiful ocean views. As of October 2023, the renovated resort will feature a new, tropical contemporary style, transformed guestrooms, an airy lobby lined with windows framing the beach, two activity piers, enhanced food and beverage venues, and more.

Key Amenities:

  • Largest private beach in Key West

  • Mediterranean-style suites with ocean views

  • Oceanfront dining

  • Outdoor pools

*Casa Marina is temporarily closed for renovations until October 2023.

The Beachcomber, St. Pete Beach The Beachcomber
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The Beachcomber, St. Pete Beach

You’ll feel like you’re on an island getaway at Beachcomber Beach Resort & Hotel, which sits on a private beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Its resort-style atmosphere offers an abundance of activities, including live entertainment at Jimmy B’s, one of Florida’s best beach bars. Accommodation here ranges from Courtyard Queen Rooms to Beachfront Balcony with ocean views, while Junior Suites add extra space to stretch out.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach with cabanas

  • Live entertainment at beach bars

  • Complimentary photo shoot

B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale Beach
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B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale

B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale offers beachside bliss on its private beach. Its spacious, beach-chic rooms have been luring in American icons throughout history, including Marilyn Monroe. Catch a mermaid show at the famous Wreck Bar, take a dip in one of the swimming pools or hop on a bike and cruise the area on two wheels. Naked Crab Seafood Kitchen serves locally sourced seafood, while Salty Siren serves tasty burgers and lobster rolls poolside or to the private beach.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach with dining service

  • Mermaid show at famous bar

  • Resort pools

Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples Naples Grande Beach Resort
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Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples

Naples Grande Beach Resort boasts 23 acres of waterfront property, along with a golf course, tennis courts, and a day spa. Water-based fun is around every corner, from the adults-only pool to a kid-friendly pool with a 100-foot twisting slide, while chaise loungers and umbrellas await you at the private beach. Dine on Gulf Coast flavors at The Catch of the Pelican or enjoy tropical cocktails at the beachfront Rhode’s End. When you’re in need of a scoop of gelato or coffee-to-go, visit Spressi Marketplace.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach with chaise loungers and umbrellas

  • Golf course, tennis courts and day spa

  • Adults-only and kid-friendly pool

Boca Raton Beach Club, Boca Raton Boca Raton Beach Club
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Boca Raton Beach Club, Boca Raton

Boca Raton Beach Club is an oceanfront haven with a long list of alluring perks. It’s part of the Mediterranean-inspired Boca Raton Resort & Club, and guests can enjoy all the amenities at both resorts. In addition to a top-rated spa, you can explore its multiple restaurants and lounges, swimming pools, and golf courses. Dig your toes into the private beach, then retreat to a luxe room with floor-to-ceiling windows and dramatic views of the ocean.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to Boca Raton Resort & Club amenities

  • Private beach with exclusive cabanas

  • Rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and ocean views

Southernmost Beach Resort, Key West Southernmost Beach Resort
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Southernmost Beach Resort, Key West

Nestled on the southern end of the bustling Duval Street near the Key West’s top attractions, Southernmost Beach Resort is an upscale beachfront property. Offering a private sunbathing area, sun-seekers will find plenty of beach chairs and paddleboards to keep them entertained on the shore. Visit the Southernmost Beach Cafe for the Caribbean and Asian-fused cuisine or lounge poolside while enjoying Pineapple Bar’s signature pineapple caipirinha cocktail. In addition to three heated pools, you can escape the heat in a private cabana or games and refreshments at Tanning Pier and a private beach.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms, suites and guesthouses at nearby property

  • Private beach, sunbathing pier and pool

  • Convenient Old Town Key West location

South Seas, Captiva South Seas
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South Seas, Captiva

One of the best beachfront hotels on Florida’s Gulf Coast, South Seas is a sprawling oceanfront property on Captiva Island. In addition to access to Sunset Beach, a private stretch of natural sand with excellent shelling opportunities, the 330-acre family-friendly property boasts a fire pit for s’mores and family games and activities on its Marina lawn. The Yacht Club Marina has short and long-term dockage, while renowned fishing and boating charters are available, as well as eco-cruises and nature tours. Post-hurricane Ian, the hotel now has refurbished accommodations of varying types, each steps from the pristine Gulf of Mexico, including beach villas and beach homes. Future plans include a new 12-hole Beau Welling re-designed golf course and three family-friendly pools with waterslides, chaise lounges, private cabanas, and a poolside bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a private beach

  • World-renowned fishing, boating, and yachting

  • Beachfront accommodation, including beach villas and beach homes

Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach Sheraton Sand Key Resort
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Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach

Set on one of Florida’s most famous coastal areas, Sheraton Sand Key Resort boasts an enviable location. Located just steps from Sand Key Park’s nature trails and surf-ready beaches, guests can also take advantage of its private beach access. Savor the sunshine at the outdoor pool or play a game at the tennis courts, then indulge in coastal cuisine at the on-site restaurant Rusty’s Bistro or enjoy fun libations and craft beers at Mainstay Tavern. Families will love the Poolside Cafe, which serves nachos, pizzas, and wraps while you soak up the Clearwater Beach sun. Each suite boasts incredible views from a private balcony or patio, while upgraded rooms also include separate dining and living areas.

Key Amenities:

  • Private beach access near Sand Key Park

  • Suites with private balcony or patio

  • Outdoor pool and tennis courts

Largo Resort, Key Largo Largo Resort
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Largo Resort, Key Largo

A jewel of Key Largo, Largo Resort offers a spectacular setting of tropical landscaping and offers complete privacy and seclusion. It offers a private 200-foot stretch of beach where you can take romantic strolls or savor the stunning sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico, while weddings are also popular here. You’ll have the option of staying in one of the spacious Bungalow style suites, some of which are just steps from the hotel’s sparkling infinity pool. Other perks include a tiki hut, beach cruiser bicycles, a meditation garden with a waterfall, and lots of outdoor activities like paddle boards, kayaks, beach games, and pool floats.

Key Amenities:

  • Private 200-foot stretch of beach

  • Bungalow-style suites and grand lodge

  • Infinity pool and meditation garden with waterfall

The Seagate Hotel & Spa, Delray Beach The Seagate Hotel & Spa
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The Seagate Hotel & Spa, Delray Beach

The only resort in Delray to offer exclusive access to a private beach, The Seagate also includes a full-service spa and multiple swimming pools. The on-site Beach Club offers direct beach access, cabana rentals, poolside and beach beverage service, and Oceanview dining, as well as water sports rentals. There are multiple restaurants on-site, including Atlantic Grille with its colorful Aquarius filled with tropical fish, while the 8,000-square-foot spa features a range of massages and body treatments, a whirlpool, and a steam room.

Key Amenities:

  • Exclusive access to private beach

  • Cabana rentals and poolside beverage service

  • Spa with whirlool and steam room

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