6 of the Coolest Beachside Hotels in Florida

The Don Cesar is one of the coolest beachside hotels in Florida ... photo by CC user porkfork6 on wikimedia

Traveling to Florida and looking for a place to stay at on the beach? Check out these top-notch beachfront hotels.

Little Palm Island Resort and Spa

The Little Palm Island Resort and Spa is uniquely located in that it is only accessible by seaplane or boat, making it a great place for couples looking to enjoy a romantic, secluded vacation. The resort is located right on the water on Little Torch Key with access to activities like kayaking, fishing, and scuba diving. Guests can stay in one of their 30 thatch-roofed bungalows among towering palm trees with a beautiful ocean view.

The Breakers

In 1926, The Breakers went through a renovation that was transformational, making it the breathtaking getaway it is today. It is located in Palm Beach on a 140-acre beachfront site. With the two golf courses, ocean-front pools, nine restaurants, and a spa, this resort never leaves its guests bored. In addition, if you are traveling with small children, they will stock your fridge with juice boxes ahead of time.

Ponte Vedra Inn and Club

Another older hotel still making waves as one of Florida’s top choices for a beach getaway is the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club in Ponte Vedra Beach. Located just 20 miles from Jacksonville, this resort is 300 acres and sits right on the ocean.

It was first built in 1928, but is kept looking brand new. There are plenty of activities to get involved in as well, such as tennis and golf. There’s also plenty of amenities like a spa, gym, and special programs for kids.

Sandpearl Resort

Sandpearl Resort is one of the hottest beaches in Florida is Clearwater Beach. There’s so much to do in this beachside town, along with beautiful scenery which is guaranteed to make your beach vacation a special one. It is located along the beach, and within walking distance from Pier 60. There are so many great restaurants and bars to kick back at and enjoy yourself on your vacation.

WaterColor Inn and Resort

The WaterColor Inn and Resort in Santa Rosa is located on 500 acres of beachfront land. This gorgeous resort was designed by David Rockwell and has 60 beachfront rooms for guests to choose from. It also sits among a multitude of coastal dune lakes, which are very rare.

Spend your time kayaking, playing tennis, hiking, or relaxing by the pool. One thing is for sure, staying at this scenic resort will guarantee you a memorable vacation.

Loews Don Cesar

People like to call this resort “Florida’s Pink Castle.” The Loews Don Cesar is located right on the beach; this ten-story hotel should be your number one choice to stay on St. Pete Beach.

It has two pools, a fitness center, a spa, and offers children’s activities. Money wasn’t a problem when Thomas Rowe designed this grand hotel. Book your summer vacation here and see for yourself.

What is your favorite beachfront hotel in Florida? Whichever of these relaxed beach destinations you choose, you’ll be sure to have a fabulous time.

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