If you are planning a trip to the Sunshine state, you will probably be overwhelmed with the choices for accommodations. While it’s true there is much to do and see in this tropical destination, many guests who visit will undeniably desire their accommodations to have a view of the Gulf of Mexico’s emerald waters or the sapphire waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Reading our guide for more information on a few fabulous beachfront vacation rentals just might make your choice a bit easier.
one of the most exciting vacation spots in Florida is exhilarating South Beach. Located in the pulsating heart of Miami Beach, the Cardozo is owned by famed singer Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio. This chic and elegant hotel is an Art Deco jewel reminiscent of the colorful architecture of ‘old Miami Beach’. With its magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean, guests will love the convenience of staying on the famed Ocean Drive which is home to the finest restaurants, nightclubs, cultural events, and shopping. If relaxation is what you crave, this trendy destination offers tranquility and serenity as well with lazy days near the surf or indulging in the area’s spas. Accommodations at the Cordozo include ethnically inspired décor throughout their 43 guest rooms and suites. They offer a variety of seasonal packages every guest will appreciate and discount rates for government personnel. If you are looking for a vacation spot only a few feet from a white sparkling beach with plenty of adventure, the Cardozo is the place for you!
Cheeca Lodge and Spa
if you are looking for an enchanting tropical resort the Cheeca Lodge and Spa in located in Islamorada Florida is the perfect destination. Accommodating guests since 1946, this oceanfront retreat is both luxurious and secluded. The Cheeca offers its guests both excitement and relaxation. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the exceptional tennis courts and golf course, fishing off their 525 foot pier, and a variety of exhilarating water sports to choose from. For those guests who prefer to relax a bit more, the onsite spa offers many indulgent services and the lush tropical gardens and cascading waterfalls making up 25 acres of landscape are an ideal setting for a swing in a hammock or taking a swim. The accommodations are comprised of West Indies inspired rooms, suites, and bungalows with oceanfront, island, or golf course views. The Cheeca offers seasonal vacation packages and a 20% discount savings for booking 30 days in advance. This Florida beachfront sanctuary truly lives up to its reputation for being ‘the crown jewel of Islamorada.’
Wyndam Ocean Walk Resort
This Florida beachfront rental is located on the world famous Daytona Beach. If you are looking for a place to unwind or an exciting adventure, the Ocean Walk Resort offers it all…right at your fingertips. This luxury beachfront resort is a small tropical community within itself. It features outdoor and indoor swimming pools, an exciting kids program ‘Get out & Play’, private beach, game room, Lazy River and water slide, Outdoor hot tubs, Island putting green, onsite Spa, State-of-the-Art Fitness room, restaurants, live entertainment, and so much more. They even offer an amazing 5,000 square foot activity center which employs a team of activity directors whose job is to ensure guests of all ages never run out of things to do.
Accommodations offered at this destination are luxury 1, 2, or 3 bedroom suites which come with fully equipped kitchens complete with every appliance imaginable. Washer and dryers are also standard in their suites. The Ocean Walk also offers a magnificent penthouse with awe-inspiring views. Decorated in Spanish-Florida style this penthouse has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths including a large Jacuzzi tub in the master suite. Rates will depend on the suite you choose and the time of year you visit, but special ‘hot deals’ are offered through the year. For those guests who decide to venture out, Daytona Beach offers a variety of daytime and nighttime activities.
There are numerous championship golf courses to choose from, museums and shops to browse through, the Daytona Lagoon waterpark, exciting nightclubs and first class dining, and of course, it is also home to the famous Daytona International Speedway. Yes, there is always plenty to do at this Daytona resort and the surrounding area, but if you came for relaxation and quiet, you will always be able to find that too!