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Top 15 Hotels with Private Beaches Around the World

If you’re planning your next beach escape, why not stay at a property that has its own private stretch of sand? Beach getaways are the ultimate way to de-stress and recharge, with all you need just steps from your door. These hotels and resorts are some of the dreamiest options you’ll find, whether you’re looking for something a little closer to home or across the globe, from Greece to Fiji and just about everywhere in between.

Porto Zante Villas & Spa - Zakynthos, Greece Porto Zante Villas & Spa
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Porto Zante Villas & Spa - Zakynthos, Greece

One of the best villa resorts in Europe, Porto Zante offers the ultimate in privacy and bliss with luxurious villas located right along the beachfront. You’ll be able to soak up the sun on the private beach that lies in a secluded bay on the island of Zakynthos while gazing across the stunning turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea and Cephalonia. Afterward, you might take the relaxation up a notch in the Waterfront Spa, which offers more than 20 signature therapies. Guests can be completely self-contained and independent, taking advantage of in-villa dining service, a private chef, or one of the restaurants offering everything from Greek to Asian fare. 

Key Amenities:

  • Accommodation in luxury beachfront villas

  • Access to a private beach in a secluded bay

  • Waterfront Spa with more than 20 signature therapies

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort - Vanua Levu, Fiji Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort
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Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort - Vanua Levu, Fiji

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is located on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second-largest island, offering an eco-friendly stay with a private beach surrounded by lush mountains and palm trees. It includes four swimming pools, a dive shop, a marine biologist, a wide range of water sports, a luxurious spa, and much more. You can even cruise over to the resort’s own private island, which will be all yours for the day. The oceanfront Serenity Pool by the bar is a popular place to be flanked by daybeds and a shady pergola, with a social scene for those 13 and older. Younger kids have multiple pool options, while rooms include minibars with complimentary bottled water and soft drinks, along with special extras like beach bags.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to four swimming pools, a dive shop, and a luxury spa

  • Access to the resort’s resident marine biologist and a variety of water sports equipment and activities

  • Eco-friendly rooms with minibars, complimentary drinks, and complimentary beach bags

The Breakers - Palm Beach, Florida The Breakers Palm Beach
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The Breakers - Palm Beach, Florida

One of the top Florida hotels with a private beach, Breakers Palm Beach looks more like a palace than a resort, built in the Italian Renaissance style. It’s a 5-star property with its own half-mile stretch of private beach in the heart of Palm Beach. Enjoy the historic ambiance and luxurious amenities, with five swimming pools, two 18-hole golf courses, an indoor/outdoor spa, a variety of restaurants, and nearly a dozen boutique shops. Rooms feature flat-screen TVs, iPod stereos, and minibars. For the best of the best, the Imperial Designer Suite is spread over 1,700 square feet and has floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking water views. It features gorgeous oceanfront suites and multiple pools right along the oceanfront too.

Reserve a private beachfront bungalow, then get pampered at the on-site spa or make family memories at the 6,100-square-foot Family Entertainment Center. After a day of adventure, raise a glass of bubbly at the elegant HMF lobby bar or indulge in fresh seafood and craft cocktails at the Seafood Bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms feature minibars, some with floor-to-ceiling windows

  • Home to five swimming pools, two 18-hole golf courses, an indoor/outdoor spa, and dozens of boutique shops

  • 6,100-square-foot Family Entertainment Center on-site

  • Multiple dining and drinking venues, including an elegant lobby bar

Iberostar Grand Paraíso - Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso
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Iberostar Grand Paraíso - Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

One of the best resorts in Mexico, Iberostar Grand Paraíso is an adults-only property that boasts its own private beach in the fabulous Riviera Maya area, surrounded by lush palm trees and exotic flora and fauna. An idyllic setting for escaping it all, you’ll be able to swim in the aquamarine waters of the Caribean or in the resort’s beautiful pool. Enjoy activities like snorkeling and diving, dining at restaurants serving top-notch cuisine, and staying in a spacious room or suite, all of which have luxurious jetted tubs, personalized minibars, and private balconies for relaxing with a view.

Key Amenities:

  • Spacious rooms and suites with jetted tubs, minibars, and private balconies

  • Access to the resort’s private beach

  • Activities like snorkeling and diving

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel - San Juan, Puerto Rico Private beach at Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
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Condado Vanderbilt Hotel - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel is a historic beachfront property that is a 5-star resort that sits within magnificent Spanish revival architecture, delivering dramatic ocean views and opulent interiors. It includes an oceanfront promenade and a private beach, along with a wide range of outstanding facilities. There’s a lavish full-service spa, three swimming pools, a fine dining restaurant, a trendy bar, and a romantic wine bar. All rooms and suites have private balconies, ocean views, and marble baths.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to an oceanfront promenade and private beach

  • Access to a full-service spa, three swimming pools, and an on-site restaurant and bar

  • Private balcony, marble tub, and ocean views in every room and suite

Sandals Royal Plantation - Ocho Rios, Jamaica Sandals Royal Plantation
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Sandals Royal Plantation - Ocho Rios, Jamaica

A top Sandals resort in the Caribbean, Sandals Royal Plantation provides guests access to a spectacular secluded private beach and includes unlimited scuba diving, water, and land sports in its room rates. You’ll find some of the best amenities of any property in Jamaica – in addition to the beach, there’s a spa with a gym, salon, and steam room, yoga studio, tennis courts, boutiques, five restaurants, and two bars. Accommodation includes ocean-view suites with canopied four-poster beds, butler service, and a Champagne and caviar bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Accommodation in ocean-view suites with canopied four-poster beds, butler service, and a Champagne and caviar bar

  • Access to a private and secluded beach and unlimited scuba diving, water, and land sports

  • Home to a spa with a gym, salon, steam room, and yoga studio

Paloma Pasha - Menderes, Turkey Paloma Pasha Hotel
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Paloma Pasha - Menderes, Turkey

Paloma Pasha is a luxury, all-inclusive property that sits right at the edge of the turquoise Aegean with its own private sandy beach. An oasis of tranquility, the spa offers a variety of services, including a Turkish bath, massages, body wraps, and facials, and boasts a sauna and an indoor pool. There are plenty of activities available, too, from kayaking, canoeing, diving, and snorkeling to surfing, parasailing, and fitness classes like Pilates. Delicious dining options include a buffet with organic dishes, fresh seafood at Ada Restaurant, and traditional Turkish fare at Safran. Plus, there are 24-hour open bars, some serving organic wine made from the resort’s own farms.

Key Amenities:

  • On-site spa with a Turkish bath, a sauna, an indoor pool, and a variety of treatments

  • Access to activities like kayaking, diving, surfing, and fitness classes

  • Multiple dining and drinking options, including a buffet with organic dishes and a 24/7 bar

Blue Palace - Elounda, Crete Blue Palace Elounda, Crete
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Blue Palace - Elounda, Crete

Blue Palace is spread across a 143-acre property, made up of bungalows, suites, and villas that are dotted around a gentle slope that leads to its olive tree-fringed private beach. Home to the popular Isola Beach Club, it’s the perfect place to relax as well as enjoy lunch and drinks until late, complete with beach service. All rooms open to extended verandas with fabulous views looking out to the Aegean Sea and Spinalonga Island. Most even have their own private pool.

Key Amenities:

  • Accommodation in bungalows, suites, and villas with verandas that open to views of the Aegean

  • Access to an olive tree-fringed private beach

  • Home to the Isola Beach Club, with beach service and dining and drinking venues open late

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort - Hilton Head, South Carolina Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
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Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort - Hilton Head, South Carolina

While Hilton Head attracts millions of travelers every year, you can avoid the crowds and enjoy the sand among tranquility at the Omni Hilton Head, as it has its own pristine private beach with chairs and umbrellas available for rent, along with bicycles and boogie boards. Guests can also enjoy beach volleyball, yoga classes on the beach, and decadent treatments at the Ocean Tides Spa, which uses tropical-inspired ingredients such as agave oil, quartz sand, and organic cane sugar. There’s a huge pool complex that includes adults-only pools, family pools, hot tubs, and splash pads too.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to a private beach with chairs and umbrellas available for rent

  • BIke and boogie board rentals

  • Multiple pools, including an adults-only pool and a family pool with splash pads

  • On-site spa with tropical-inspired treatments that make use of local ingredients

Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana - Cap Cana, Dominican Republic Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana - Dominican Republic
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Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana - Cap Cana, Dominican Republic

Located in the most exclusive area of the Dominican Republic on a private stretch of Juanillo Beach, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana provides a tropical paradise for enjoying all-inclusive luxury. It includes a water park with a lazy river, an infinity pool with a swim-up bar, a spa, a kids’ club, and multiple dining and drinking options. All rooms come with patios or balconies, minibars, and flat-screen TVs. Some provide direct pool access and/or a sea view.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to a kids’ club, water park with a lazy river, and an infinity pool with a swim-up bar

  • All rooms feature private balconies or patios, some with direct pool access and/or sea views

  • Multiple dining and drinking options on-site

Zoëtry Montego Bay - Montego Bay, Jamaica Zoetry Montego Bay
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Zoëtry Montego Bay - Montego Bay, Jamaica

Zoëtry Montego Bay is an oceanfront all-inclusive with its private beach lined with lounge chairs. Non-motorized water sports are included, and guests can also enjoy lounging around the seaside pool, relaxing at the full-service spa, and even taking advantage of free sailing lessons. Fitness classes are complimentary too. Standard room features include dedicated butlers, flat-screen TVs, full liquor bottles, snacks, and minibars stocked twice daily with soda, beer, juice, and water. Some feature semi-private plunge pools and ocean views.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms feature dedicated butlers, full liquor bottles, snacks, and regularly re-stocked minibars

  • Private beach, seaside pool, and access to non-motorized water sports equipment

  • Full-service spa on-site

  • Complimentary sailing lessons and fitness classes

The Beachcomber Beach Resort Hotel - St. Pete Beach, Florida The Beachcomber
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The Beachcomber Beach Resort Hotel - St. Pete Beach, Florida

The Beachcomber Beach Resort Hotel boasts a 200-foot-long beach and six acres of tropical gardens. Jimmy B’s Bar sits on the sand, popular among visitors and locals alike. Many come to simply sip cocktails and enjoy the scenery and live entertainment, but there are an array of watersports available, including kayaking, parasailing, jet skiing, and fishing. There are two heated outdoor pools, while rooms come with minifridges, TVs, and DVD players. Upgrades are available with full kitchens and balconies with gulf views.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to a 200-foot-long beach with a beach bar and six acres of tropical gardens

  • Option to upgrade to a room with a full kitchen and balcony overlooking the gulf

  • Two heated outdoor pools and access to an array of water sports

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina - British Virgin Islands Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina
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Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina - British Virgin Islands

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is a private island resort with four unspoiled white sand beaches and shallow coral reefs that provide some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world. It’s also possible to charter a catamaran to explore the neighboring islands. The Ixora Spa offers pampering treatments while accommodation is in three- to five-bedroom villas that come with private infinity pools and expansive verandas, as well as attentive porter and chef service.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to four unspoiled white sand beaches, as well as shallow coral reefs

  • On-site spa and catamaran chartering services

  • Accommodation in three- to five-bedroom villas with private infinity pools, large verandas, and porter and chef service

The Wild Hotel - Mykonos, Greece The Wild Hotel - Mykonos, Greece
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The Wild Hotel - Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos is renowned for its beautiful beaches and its crowds. But if you book The Wild Hotel with its own private beach, that’s something you won’t have to worry about. The Wild Hotel sits atop a cliff that overlooks Kalafatis Beach, which is only available to its guests. It offers idyllic swimming and snorkeling in pristine aquamarine waters, while loungers with thatched umbrellas cover the expansive stretch of golden sands. Beachside food and drink service is offered too. Accommodation is available within its luxury villas and suites, many of which have private plunge pools or terraces with fresco lounge areas.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to a guests-only private beach for swimming and snorkeling

  • Beachside food and drink service

  • Accommodation in luxury villas and suites, many with private plunge pools or terraces

Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham, Massachusetts Chatham Bars Inn Resort and Spa
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Chatham Bars Inn - Chatham, Massachusetts

Located on a 25-acre property, Chatham Bars Inn dates back to 1914, providing historic Cape Cod character and a quarter-mile-long private beach. Here guests can rent private cabanas and spend the day relaxing or take advantage of activities like yoga on the sand and complimentary beach bike rentals. There’s a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, a tranquil spa, and multiple restaurants to soothe those hunger pangs.

Key Amenities:

  • Located on a 25-acre property with a quarter mile of private beach

  • Option to rent private cabanas and complimentary activities like beach yoga and beach bike rentals

  • Home to a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, a tranquil spa, and multiple restaurants

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