A Florida vacation is incomplete if you miss ever popular Miami.
Located along Florida’s Atlantic coast, Miami is a major hub of culture, art, music and food, which attracts over 38 million tourists each year; And for good reason! Miami’s tourism industry offers everything and adds what man cannot make, the city’s access to the white sand beaches along the Atlantic, as well as conventions and festivals.
This semi-subtropical climate and luxurious infrastructure and housing offer a broad range of interests, entertainment and activities.
Miami is home to an array of museums and orchestras, if you’re looking to imbibe more culture during your trip, this is a great place to be. Outside the museums there are banks playing, and art shops in beautiful shopping areas. If you’re young, single, on the prowl and appreciate walking art, there’s the beach….
Miami’s main attraction for most vacationers is the access to the endless warm beaches. Booking your vacation to Miami is easy, but deciding where to stay can be a heavy task. There are downtown hotels and beach resorts, each boasting their own unique styles and amenities. Whether you’re seeking a couples retreat or a vacation that the whole family can enjoy, you’ll want to make sure the hotel or resort you choose fits your exact needs.
These are 15 Choice Resorts In Miami
1. The Ritz-Carlton South Beach
The Ritz-Carlton South Beach
The Ritz-Carlton South Beach is among the many Art Deco style hotels that line the skyline of Miami Beach, and it is one of Miami’s best known, legendary hotels. Guests here are bathed and luxuriated in modern design. An array of rooms await each guest, from oceanfront studios to club city view suites. Does it get any better than The Ritz? I don’t think there’s any better….
Beachfront dining is at your service. Enjoy The Ritz-Carlton’s onsite dining settings, bistros, clubs, bars and lounges. Guests will be served fresh Atlantic seafood among casual or fine-dining ambiance. Centrally located, the Ritz-Carlton resides on Lincoln Road, which allows guests access to an array of shopping and restaurants, as well as access to the white powder sand beaches of Florida’s body and soul healing Atlantic coast.
2. Carillon Miami
Adore a vacation that rejuvenates your both body and mind! Tell the cab driver to take you to the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort. Settled on a strip of 750 acres of private beach, Carillon Miami is the perfect place for a quiet, relaxing getaway from the rest of the world. Guests will be able to relax the day away in their one or two bedroom suites, with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Miami skyline.
This is the right place for you to DECIDE to relax, cease working, cease looking at your computer, stop day trading, quit crunching numbers and “get a life of your own.” You really deserve it, don’t you think so too?
Onsite dining at the Carillon Miami is chef designed with the intent of being beautiful to look upon, delicious and healthy. The hotel employs a team of nutritionists to make sure you’re getting the best out of every meal.
Carillon Miami’s central feature is their 70,000-square-foot wellness spa, offering holistic treatments for mind and body, and more stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Fountainbleau is a famous name with a grand reputation for good reasons.
Along the oceanfront of Collins Avenue, Fontainebleau sits in the very heart of Millionaire’s Row. Fontainbleau boasts historical and architectural significance and overlooks the shimmering waters of the Atlantic.
Accommodations at Fontainebleau are customized to fit for every single guest, from couples to entire families, with a choice between standard guest rooms or one-to-two bedroom suites with views of the water or Miami’s picturesque skyline.
Onsite dining at Fontainebleau is intended to give guests an extraordinary culinary experience, with dishes that range from casual American burgers, to signature steak and BBQ. Guests are also welcome to order to their room for any good reason where privacy might be desirable.
Fontainebleau boasts an exciting nightlife of bars and lounges, as well as access to pools, beaches and a marina. Sail or motor in, enjoy Fountainebleu and then sail to another beautiful Florida Harbor.
4. Nobu Hotel
Nobu Hotel blends modern Eden Roc architecture with contemporary Japanese styling to craft an unforgettable oceanfront hotel-stay experience.
The Nobu Hotel is a perfect hub for fun, theatre and luxury. Nobu Hotel is a blend of two hotels at one address, with accommodations that are spacious and modern. Guests can choose standard studio rooms or deluxe luxury suites.
Three dining venues at Nobu Hotel allow guests fine offerings of handcrafted drinks and cocktails, and farm-to-table dining that gives guests natural and healthy dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For ultimate relaxation, Nobu Hotel also features a wellness spa and fitness center, so guests can relax and let all their troubles wash away with the change of the tide.
5. Ocean Point Resort and Spa
Just steps away from Sunny Isle Beach, Ocean Point Resort is a stunning oceanfront hotel with a private beach. This permits guests to enjoy a level of seclusion and privacy that other hotels along the beach cannot offer. Ocean Point Resort includes standard studio rooms as well as one and two bedroom suites, with partial or full views of the Atlantic.
The View Restaurant is Ocean Point Resort’s onsite best dining spot. You’ll love the American Bistro cuisine while admiring the nearby Atlantic. The View serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with both American favorites and fresh seafood. In addition, there pools a fitness center, their private beach. The Ocean Point Resort also offers the Salt Day Spa, where guests can get any number of spa treatments and different techniques of massages for luxury or therapy.
6. Miami Beach Resort
Miami Beach Resort is an old favorite Miami hotel admiring the sunrise every day from the white ocean kissed sand on Miami’s Atlantic coast.
Surrounded by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, the Miami Beach Resort has 424 guest rooms and suites, and boasts stunning floor-to-ceiling views of the Atlantic Ocean.
For dining pleasure you’ll always remember, Miami Beach Resort offers breakfast, favorite American burgers, seafood and island-themed cuisine that will satisfy everyone’s tastes be they refined adults, or the desires of beloved grand children.
When it’s time for a fun adventure, step onto the sugar white sand beach, take a jet ski out onto the water, or try snorkeling and windsurfing. There are deep-sea fishing and Yacht tours too!
7. The Alexander Hotel
For the sophisticated traveler who has reasons to want seclusion The Alexander is a great choice away from the tourist crowds.
The Alexander also offers quick access to all of the excitement of Miami. The Alexander is an all-suite hotel, with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Millionaire’s Row. Guests will be able to take their pick of Junior, Deluxe or Signature condo suites, all with stunning views from every window.
Nestled among the tropical pools and with lovely views of the ocean, The Garden Terrace is the Alexander’s onsite dining venue. For cool drinks and open-air dining, try the Top of the Falls restaurant.
The Alexander, like several others we’ve been reading about, stands on oceanfront property, with access to the white sand Miami beaches. Take to the water with snorkeling gear, or enjoy a boat tour or jet-skiing adventure. Guests are always welcome to enjoy some lounge time by any one of the Alexander’s pools.
8. Fisher Island Club
Get the tropical island experience without visiting a tropical island, at Fisher Island Club, located just off the Atlantic Coast of Miami, with round trip boats running at convenient times. For guests who are seeking a secluded vacation experience, Fisher Island Club offers accommodations that allow for the privacy you need for business, or want for social or health reasons.
Guests are given the choice between luxury courtyard villas or beautiful, historic cottages, as well as guest house suites.
Fisher Island Club has a range of selections when it comes to dining, with casual dining options as well as elegant fine-dining venues, including beautiful outdoor terraces and traditional Spanish era ballrooms.
Guests are treated to the finest activities at Fisher Island Club, including access to the marina, shopping, a golf course and spa.
9. The Setai
The Setai is an intimate hotel experience located in the Art Deco District, abundant with culture, heritage, and architectural history. This all-suite comforting experience allows guests to admire the best views that the Atlantic Ocean has to offer. Turn from the window and admire Art Deco in your suite, which will also provide to you a private veranda with Asian inspired luxurious design and decor.
The Setai has an Asian restaurant for your dining pleasure. The Jaya, is where guests will dine on the finest Asian cuisine all meals of the day. For hideaway couples, Jaya also offers in room dining options, including access to the ubiquitous white sand Miami beach. There are onsite swimming pools, and the Setai also offers a spa experience where guests can enjoy intimate, quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding Miami Art Deco District.
10. The Miami Beach Edition
The Miami Beach Edition is located in a 3.5-mile enclave, nestled along Collins Avenue and reaching the white sands of the Atlantic Ocean. EDITION boasts a home away from home experience for guests, while also offering luxury amenities. Guests are treated to a choice of 294 uniquely design guest rooms, or 28 private one or two story bungalows, for guests who are looking to spend time avoiding the rest of the world.
At the Matador Room, onsite at EDITION, the cuisine is a mix of delicious Latin, Spanish and Caribbean flavors. The excellent chef is well aware of the best cooking with local and seasonal ingredients in every meal he prepares.
The Relaxation Lounge is EDITION’s spa, and offers guests a place to unwind after a busy day of travel or local business. There also is a luxurious spa where you’ll enjoy health improving treatments and aromatherapy.
The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour
Snuggled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, the Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour is a luxury beach resort that mixes elegance and sophistication with an urban environment. This resort has an exclusive spot in Bal Harbour Village, and provides fortunate guests one or two bedroom suites with partial or oceanfront views, as well as views of Bal Harbour. There is even a luxury presidential suite for the most discerning travelers.
Bal Harbour’s Artisan Beach House serves the best of meals for the Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, and offers an array of cuisine from American favorites including fresh, seasonal seafood dishes.
With its location in Bal Harbour village, guests will be able to explore the nearby shops, or explore Miami’s famous South Beach, just fifteen minutes away from the Bal Harbour’s grand front entry.
12. Como Metropolitan
Como Metropolitan is perfect for guests who seek a comfortable luxurious hotel with more exclusion and privacy. The Como Metropolitan is located in Miami Beach’s historic district and overlooks the ever beautiful beach. With 74 rooms, Como Metropolitan is perfect for couples who are looking for a getaway without all the hustle and bustle of the tourism that surrounds Miami. It’s a great place for a post wedding celebration, or a romantic weekend getaway.
Como Metropolitan displays one of South Florida’s most highly-acclaimed restaurants, the Tray More, where guests will be treated to the finest of chef prepared cuisine.
Not enough? Como Metropolitan offers guests kayaking, windsurfing and paddle-boarding on the nearby white sand beach. Guests can also explore nearby Miami attractions such as Art Deco and Everglade tours. You can’t go wrong at the Como Metro!
13. Shelborne South Beach
That could be you lounging on one of those beach chairs upon the manicured white beach sand. Just be mindful to avoid getting too much sun. This marvelous hotel is an original Art Deco building from the 1940s, neatly placed along Collins Avenue and renovated to allow guests a modern luxury experience among the Art Deco ambiance.
Shelborne South Beach has an array of guest rooms and suites, including two bedroom townhouses and penthouse suites, with views of the Miami skyline, and the ever dynamic Atlantic Ocean.
A delicious inspired menu await guests at the onsite restaurant, the Sarsaparilla Club, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served, including a daily happy hour with unique cocktails. Indulge in the wellness spa onsite for therapeutic treatments, or hit the fitness center. When it’s time for some fun, pristine beaches await with an array of watersport activities for the whole family to enjoy.
14. Royal Palm South Beach
The Royal Palm South Beach luxury hotel is located just off world-famous Ocean Drive, surrounded by the rich culture and history of South Beach. Guests have direct beach access, as well as access to the Miami boardwalk. With 393 guest rooms and suites, every traveler will find just the right room to suit his or her inclination, from standard guestrooms to luxurious suites with ocean view rooms.
There are three dining venues and two different bars. The Royal Palm South Beach has all day dining options to suite everyone’s needs. You may also receive room service and enjoy meals away from the dinner crowds.
Royal Palm South Beach is located centrally so that guests may conveniently explore the nearby attractions, including the Miami Seaquarium, Jungle Island and the every interesting and changing Wynwood Art District.
15. Loews Miami Beach Hotel
Loews Miami Beach Hotel is located in the heart of South Beach, with an enviable oceanfront location and access to the Atlantic beaches.
Her newly redesigned renovation emphasizes sophistication. Guests may be accommodated in any of 790 guest rooms, and 65 luxury suites, with stunning views of the ocean or the surrounding cityscape.
Three dining venues are located at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, each with an exciting menu satisfying every pallet and leaving guests with a pleasant forever memory.
There is fresh and local seafood. You might decide upon succulent steak and fresh pasta, and many more great-food ideas.
When you know you need a rest and some help feeling back to your best again, the exquisite Loews exhale Spa provides relaxation and therapy in privacy. There are plenty of activities for children allowing parents to kick back and relax in the restaurant, at the spa, or by the beach.