With fall and winter quickly approaching, it’s easy to let all thoughts of seaside vacations slip away. With temperatures dropping and a work schedule already back into its regular pace, who has time to even find a good deal for a vacation. And where could you even go during the colder months of the year that could even be enjoyable?
The answer may be closer than you think. With over 820 miles of beaches to explore through, it’s hard to resist the calming waters, warm sunrises and sunsets and powdery smooth sand in the state of Florida.
Florida beaches are among the best beaches in the world, consistently taking top rankings in international travel publications and on beach expert lists. With some of the best theme parks in America, amazing nightlife, and a tropical climate even throughout the winter months, Florida is an easy destination that you may not have considered before. Even if you have visited before, there’s always more to explore and new attractions in cities like Orlando, Tampa, or Miami. Here are 5 stunning resorts our travel agent can book, that will maximize your relaxing and get you away from the cold:
1. The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village
The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village offers you all the amenities of Tarpon Point Marina including four-star waterfront views, plus resort luxuries such as room service, housekeeping and concierge services. Experience flawless service in their sleek tower of guest rooms and suites with sweeping views of the Caloosahatchee River, San Carlos Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
The Westin is located in Cape Coral, which has renowned Gulf Coast beaches, evergreen golf courses and family attractions like the popular Sun Splash Family Waterpark! Cape Coral is a vibrant and friendly community with all the beauty that you expect from Southwest Florida. With more than 400 miles of canals, boating, fishing and water sports are a significant enhancement to the quality of life here in Cape Coral. There are available tennis courts, athletic parks and nature preserves throughout Cape Coral, so this is definitely a deal for those who want to explore the town.
Be sure to make an appointment at the Esterra Spa and Salon for luxurious body treatments, renewing facials, and professional hair and nail care bring renewed well-being in a relaxing, light-filled space that greets you with beautiful views of the marina and river.
The Westin – Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is a 4-star resort, costing $685 per person.
2. Pier Sixty Six Hotel & Marina
An iconic hotel that’s been known and loved since the 1950s, Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina offers a tranquil waterfront escape set on 22 beautifully landscaped acres, with easy access to the sunshine and sand of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Our contemporary pet-friendly hotel features a full-service marina, five tempting restaurants, 3 unique swimming pools, a relaxing spa and over 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space for meetings, weddings and special events. Whether you want to work or play, you’ll appreciate their unbeatable location, outstanding amenities and exceptional service.
Pier Sixty-Six gives you tons of options for actives in and around Fort Lauderdale. And the only thing better than a day spent on Fort Lauderdale Beach is the complimentary shuttle to deliver you from the doors of the hotel to sand in under 5 minutes. The complimentary beach shuttle runs every two hours between 9:15 am and 5:15 pm.
With over 300 miles of waterways and canals, the best (and most exhilarating) way to get around town is by boat or board. The full-service Marina and Aquatic Center is happy to outfit you with the ideal schooner or sailboat or help you plan an exhilarating day of deep sea fishing or luxurious yacht cruising.
With 5 unique dining experiences, Pier Sixty-Six has you covered in diverse eating options, on top of the amazing food you can find around town. Begin your day with breakfast at Mariners, make your way to the pool for afternoon snacks at the Orchids pool bar, and watch the sunset over the Intracoastal at Pelican Landing. For fine dining and fresh seafood, Grille 66 & Bar has got you covered, while The Lounge allows you to enjoy a meal overlooking the courtyard and pool. If you’re in the mood for Room Service, just give them a ring and your food can be brought to you for a cozy meal!
Pier Sixty Six Hotel and Marina is a 4-star resort, costing $765 per person.
3. Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa
Right on the oceanfront between Jupiter and Palm Beach, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa is a condominium resort in Riviera Beach, Florida set among the glistening waters and the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. This hotel near Palm Beach has upgraded room amenities and full kitchens, breathtaking views, and plenty of activities to keep everyone in the family happy. Relax at one of their two pools, spend a day at the signature Spa, play on the beach, or take part in the extraordinary shopping and dining nearby. This trip emphasizes simple, enjoyable choices.
If you’re not the type to just lie on the beach, visit the Concierge Desk to make arrangements for boating, jet-skiing, kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, fishing, golf and beach volleyball. Take your fun to the water and explore what goes on under the sea!
This resort puts a focus on fun for the youngest guests. Families will find plenty to keep the children occupied here beyond the swimming pool! The open door Kids Club welcomes guests from 4 to 12 years of age who can enjoy arts and crafts, video games and scheduled activities in a supervised, safe and friendly environment. Kids can also learn more about how the resort is doing its part to protect nature with their Loggerhead Marinelife Center partnership to save the sea turtles on the nearby beaches.
The Palm Beach Marriott – Singer Island Resort and Spa is a 4-star resort, costing $875 per person.
4. The Mutiny Hotel On The Bay In Coconut Grove
Few destinations can boast such a distinctive and colorful character as Coconut Grove. In the heart of this tropical paradise sits The Mutiny Hotel, a luxurious all-suite property neighboring the clear, blue waters of Biscayne Bay. A bright swatch of coral set against the intense South Florida sky, the Mutiny’s 12-story tower epitomizes the South Florida style; vibrant colors compliment chic accommodations elegantly decorated in a modern-lavish motif.
Its entertainment and shopping district reflects the quirky-yet-sophisticated nature of its residents, and visitors can find everything from haute couture to haughty kitsch in the many shops at CocoWalk, steps from The Mutiny’s front door.
The mutiny is also located in Miami, which leaves room for tons of room for exploration in one Florida’s flashiest cities! Take a cruise down the popular Ocean Drive to see all sorts of bars and restaurants, and take a walk down Hollywood Beach boardwalk. You can even find authentic Cuban food in Little Havana, at places like Versailles Bakery.
If you’re into sports, check your calendar to see if you’ll be able to make it out for a Miami Heat or Marlins. If you’re really feeling adventurous, sign up for an airboat ride down through the Everglades National Park, which houses some of the most exotic wildlife in the region.
Back at the Mutiny, it’s all about luxury and relaxation. With all of the amenities you’d expect, be sure to take advantage of your spacious room and the other guests who will be there around the pool and dining areas. Between Coconut Grove and Miami, there’s enough fun to go around, but if you’re in the mood to relax, you don’t even have to leave the resort property.
The Mutiny Hotel On The Bay In Coconut Grove is a 4-star resort, costing $1045 per person
5. Boca Raton Resort & Club A Waldorf Astoria Resort
One of the best resorts in the Boca Raton area, the Boca Raton Resort & Club A Waldorf Astoria Resort boasts three different experiences, depending on the sort of experiences their visitors want to have. There’s the Resort & Club available for all guests, or visitors can opt to stay soon-to-open Yacht club or the sun-filled beach club.
Tucked in and across Lake Boca, away from the main resort, Boca Beach Club elevates your luxury beach experience. Exclusively for Boca Resort guests, three pools and 1/2 mile private beach.
The Yacht Club, opening November 1st, will be an all-new experience beyond the typical resort. take in the amazing view of the Intracoastal Waterway, marina and ocean right from your spacious suite. Club-level guests gain exclusive entry to the executive lounge, offering complimentary bites, themed nights, cocktails and an omelet station on Sundays.
Choose from the thirteen world-class restaurants, exclusively for guests of Boca Resorts, including freshly caught seafood, sushi and family favorites. The private Beach Club hideaway sets the scene for pure bliss. Oversized daybeds, a complimentary hand, and foot massage, and your personal beach attendant are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the kind of service guests get here. Available for daily rental, experience poolside luxury at Boca Beach Club or the Tower pool. With exclusive amenities, cabanas are the perfect retreat.
Boca Raton Resort & Club A Waldorf Astoria Resort is a 4-star resort, costing $1015 per person.
It’s never too late to have a vacation, and we are here to help you find the perfect one! Contact our travel agent for all the details on the best deals for the most luxurious locations worldwide.
Be sure to check in next week, as we wrap up our September deals. These come and go very quickly, so be sure to inquire about any trip that catches your eye! For the final week of our deals this month, we’re heading down to Jamaica and showing you the best places to stay while you’re there.