Florida Resorts

The state of Florida is one of the top vacation spots in the country, largely due to its great weather and world-class Florida beaches. Florida golf courses are among the best in the world, and as for theme parks, Florida is unmatched. Being such a hotspot for tourism, the demands of tourists have led to the construction of a large amount of Florida resorts. At every seaside oasis, Florida beach resorts exist to provide a rich mix of amenities and location. Golf enthusiasts can still be near the beach at select Florida golf and beach resorts, and families coming to the Sunshine State will surely find family resorts in Florida to make their vacation extra special. The information provided here aims to give you a few options for outstanding Florida resorts. Florida Keys resorts are featured in a separate article.

For a luxurious and cool choice in Florida beach resorts, book your next stay in Miami at the luxurious Miami Beach Resort and Spa, at 4833 Collins Avenue, in the hip Miami Beach-South Beach area. 424 guest rooms and suites make up this elegant resort situated directly on the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Staying at this Florida resort, you are within a couple miles of exciting South Beach's vibrant shopping and nightlife and all there is to do in downtown Miami. Amenities here include the on-site Edouard de Paris Salon and Spa, a heated outdoor Olympic-size pool, and a chance to burn some calories at the beachfront Aqua Sports and beachfront fitness centers. Guests here will also enjoy the privileges at Miami Beach Golf Course, and three on-site restaurants and bars. At Clearwater Beach, a good choice in Florida beach resorts is the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, at 400 Mandalay Avenue. It is the area's only full-service resort, and if you are coming by boat, you'll enjoy the fact that a marina is just across the street. At this Hilton resort, select from over 400 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, and take advantage of the nearby restaurants and activities within walking distance. On-site you will also find recreational activities that include parasailing, jet skiing and waverunning. This resort is also a great pick for family resorts in Florida, offering iBAHN internet in all rooms, high-speed wireless internet access in public areas, and a supervised kid's program. The Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort can handle setting the stage for a variety of events, including weddings and corporate meetings and conferences. Ideas for Florida beach resorts can also be found in the Sarasota article.

Tee it up at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort at 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, in Naples, for one of the top Florida golf and beach resorts. Private resort accommodations have you walking out your room to beautiful beach vistas with your superb location between the Gulf of Mexico and Vanderbilt Bay. La Playa has received numerous awards for their top-notch amenities and golfers will enjoy selecting from two golf packages that will have you playing on the LaPlaya signature golf course. Rid yourself of stress at LaPlaya at the on-site Spa Terre, and enjoy the resort's fine dining option. The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is another fine selection in Florida golf and beach resorts. It is located between Panama City and Pensacola, in Destin, and offers wonderful year round conditions. One of the premier destinations in northwest Florida, The Sandestin features 1,800 accommodations spread among 5 separate resort areas offering a range of style and budget options. The Sandestin is also a great recommendation for family resorts in Florida. It is located on 7.5 miles of property sitting ideally between the Choctawhatchee Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Guests will find an expansive layout primed for activities and featuring four championship golf courses, an array of quality tennis courts, a marina with over 90 boat slips and various watersports options.

Family resorts in Florida, as seen with previous recommendations here, can often be found among the best Florida resorts. Orlando is arguably among the best Florida family vacation destinations and the Walt Disney World Resort, at 2000 Hotel Plaza Blvd. in Lake Buena Vista is in the heart of all the famous Disney attractions. At Walt Disney World Resort, children will find a wide array of interesting child-specific activities, giving adults the chance to steal away from time to time, and you can look for theme park and lodging packages to maximize your Disney experience. Another great choice for family resorts in Florida is Bluewater Bay, at 2000 Bluewater Blvd. on the Florida panhandle in Niceville. Bluewater Bay has been voted "One of America's Top 10 Family Resorts" by Family Circle. Golfers will surely embrace the challenges of Bluewater Bay's 36 holes of championship golf featuring designs by Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate. A further mix of activities found at Bluewater Bay include various marine activities, exploring the hiking and biking trails, taking a dip in one of two swimming pools and letting the kids go hog-wild at the resort's playground areas. Between both of these family resorts, the amenities and comforts found in each room encourage welcome rest and relaxation for your busy family.

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