There are a lot of lodging options in Daytona Beach, and while the motels and smaller hotels are fine for some, others will be looking to stay at one of the Daytona Beach resorts. The resorts in Daytona Beach offer oceanfront access, which is part of their appeal, and they also offer quite a lot in the way of facilities. An oceanfront resort in Daytona Beach can make for an ideal base for your north-central Florida vacation, as you won't only have some great beaches at your disposal, but plenty of other tantalizing area attractions as well. Orlando is only about an hour's drive from Daytona Beach, so you can also enjoy everything that it has to offer when staying at one of the Daytona Beach resorts.
If you are planning a family vacation in Daytona Beach, resorts like Perry's Ocean Edge Resort can make for a terrific base. This resort is one of the more affordable resorts in Daytona Beach, which helps to make it one of the more popular. Attractive grounds, clean and comfortable rooms, a heated indoor pool, and an overall family atmosphere are just some of the things that Perry's offers. In addition to the indoor pool, the hotel also features two outdoor pools, and the kid's activities program can help keep the younger ones in your bunch entertained. There are 200 total guest rooms here, and they all feature fully equipped kitchens, so you can prepare some, or all of your meals if you please. Having a full kitchen can be a blessing when you don't feel like wrangling up the crew to head out to an area restaurant.
Should Perry's Ocean Edge Resort pique your interest, you might also take some time out to check out the La Playa Resort & Suites, which is also a relatively affordable oceanfront resort in Daytona Beach. This resort labels itself as "the perfect family escape, at a price that you can afford." You're just steps from the beach when you stay here, and if you book an oceanfront unit, you can enjoy the sea breezes from the comfort of your private balcony. There are 238 rooms and suites to choose from here, and while they are not overly luxurious, they are colorful, cheery, clean, and comfortable. Some of the highlights here include an outdoor oceanfront pool, a kiddie pool, a separate indoor pool, an indoor hot tub, an outdoor gazebo that can be used for weddings, almost 4,000 square feet of banquet and meeting space, and a poolside Tiki Bar. A shopping plaza can be found across the street from the La Playa Resort & Suites, and if you're looking for some nightlife, the hotel's penthouse lounge features a comedy club.
Most of the resorts in Daytona Beach, much like the smaller hotels, are affordable. This includes more upscale resorts like the Shores Resort & Spa and the Plaza Resort & Spa (pictured). If you're looking to indulge in some spa treatments in Daytona Beach, both of these resorts are good places to head. If you're interested in luxurious accommodations, the Shores Resort & Spa is one of the city's most luxurious hotels, if not the most luxurious. Located south of Main Street and the Daytona Beach Pier, the Shores offers a relatively quiet atmosphere, though you're close enough to all the action if you want to enjoy some bustle. One of the city's best restaurants and 212 amenity-filled rooms await guests at this fine oceanfront resort in Daytona Beach. As for the Plaza Resort & Spa, it boasts some of the best rooms in the land, and if there's room in the budget, you can always upgrade to a unit with a Jacuzzi tub. Standard amenities in all of the rooms include a plasma television, a private balcony, and a microwave. In addition to a full service spa, the general facilities include a bar, a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a game room.
When looking for Daytona Beach resorts that meet your needs, some of the beachfront hotels offer a resort feel. Among the best are the Bahama House and the Hampton Inn Daytona Shores - Oceanfront. For those who want to stay at an upscale resort with spacious accommodations, the Wyndham Ocean Walk Resort is worth considering. This condominium resort features one-, two-, and three-bedroom units that offer the comforts and amenities that you would expect to enjoy at home, including a full kitchen. Another area resort that you just might find favor with is the Cove on Ormond Beach, which is an excellent resort for families with young children, thanks to the pools and water slides.
The Daytona Beach resorts are strong in number, and you can find the bulk of them lining the beach in the heart of town. At different times during the year, the various resorts in Daytona Beach offer some good deals, so it's worth checking for discounts and things the like. Maybe you'll even book a vacation package with a resort stay, which should help keep your costs down.