Acqualina Resort and Spa

| Sunny Isles Beach, FL, United States
 

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  • Overview
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  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities
  • World's Best Awards

Overview

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach epitomizes the sophistication of a Mediterranean villa combined with the beautiful oceanfront location on Florida's Riviera. Located on 4.5 beachfront acres with 400 feet of Florida's stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline, this Miami Beach luxury resort features 188 residences, 98 impeccable hotel rooms and suites and world-class luxury hotel amenities, including three oceanfront restaurants, three oceanfront swimming pools and an innovative marine biology-based children's program.

The luxurious 20,000 s.f. ESPA oceanfront spa features 16 treatment rooms including a private hotel spa suite for two, a private spa pool and heated jet pool with a Roman waterfall, Finnish Saunas, Crystal Steam Rooms, Ice Fountains, Experience Showers, and Relaxation Rooms.

The resort is a recipient of the coveted 2013 and 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award, 2014 AAA Five Diamond Award for five consecutive years, and is the 2015 winner of Andrew Harper's Reader's Choice Awards , ranked #1 for Family Resort, #1 for Beach Resort and #1 for Spa Resort. Acqualina is just five minutes from the world famous Bal Harbour Shops and a short drive to the vibrant daytime activities and nightlife of Miami Beach, South Beach, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale.

Acqualina's 54 guest rooms and 44 suites include two deluxe three bedroom oceanfront suites. All are havens of elegance and comfort. The richly appointed accommodations feature classic furnishings with fresh modern elements complete with luxurious fabrics and gracious amenities such as private terraces, flat-screen TVs and bathrooms with imported marble flooring, double sinks, bath tub and glass-enclosed shower. All rooms and suites offer magnificent views and are equipped with fully stocked private bars with gourmet food snacks, goose down duvet & pillows (foam pillows available upon request), Frette sheets, ETRO bath amenities, hair dryer & makeup mirror, luxurious bathrobes, in-room CD players, IPOD docking stations, high-speed Internet access, and umbrellas.

Three outdoor swimming pools provide a haven for relaxation. Sundries, including suntan lotion, sunscreen and sun glasses, are available for purchase at the Beach Club Pool kiosk, open on weekends and holidays. Pools are restricted to residents, hotel guests and beach club members. When visiting the pool areas, guests are asked to bring their room key and beach pass. Cabanas are available for full-day rentals. They include personalized service and various amenities to make the guests' day in the sun more enjoyable.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Acqualina Resort and Spa
  • 17875 Collins Ave
  • Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
  • United States

Location Summary
Situated between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Acqualina is just five minutes from the world famous Bal Harbour Shops and a short drive to the vibrant daytime activities and nightlife of Miami Beach, South Beach, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. 20 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and 30 minutes from Miami International Airport. 50 minutes from Boca Raton and 90 minutes from Palm Beach.

Directions to Hotel
1. Start Out Going South On Terminal Dr. 0.4 Miles 2. Merge Onto N Federal Hwy/us-1 S/fl-5 S Toward Hollywood. 0.6 Miles 3. Turn Slight Right Onto Griffin Rd/fl-818 W. Continue To Follow Fl-818 W. 1.4 Miles 4. Turn Left. Less Than 0.1 Miles 5. Merge Onto I-95 S Via The Ramp- On The Left- Toward Miami. 6.5 Miles 6. Take The Ne 203 St/ives Dairy Rd Exit- Exit Number 16. 0.2 Miles 7. Turn Left Onto Ives Dairy Rd/fl-854 E/ne 203rd St. Continue To Follow Fl-854 E/ne 203rd St. 1.1 Miles 8. Turn Slight Right Onto Biscayne Blvd/us-1 S. 0.5 Miles 9. Turn Left Onto William Lehman Cswy/ne 192nd St/fl-856 E. 1.6 Miles 10. Take The Sr-a1a S Ramp. 0.1 Miles 11. Stay Straight To Go Onto Collins Ave/fl-a1a S. 0.7 Miles 12. Make A U-turn At 178th St Onto Collins Ave/fl-a1a N. Less Than 0.1 Miles End At 17875 Collins Ave- Sunny Isles Beach- Fl 33160-2718 Us 1. Start Out Going West On Nw 21st St Toward Terminal. 0.2 Miles 2. Stay Straight To Go Onto Parking. 0.1 Miles 3. Turn Left Onto Terminal. 0.1 Miles 4. Turn Left Onto Airport Exit. 0.1 Miles 5. Stay Straight To Go Onto Nw 21st St. 0.1 Miles 6. Merge Onto Airport Exwy/fl-112 E Toward I-95 N/beaches Portions Toll . 4.4 Miles 7. Take The I-95 S Exit Toward Downtown. 0.2 Miles 8. Merge Onto I-95 N/fl-9a N Via The Exit- On The Left- Toward Ft. Lauderdale/orlando. 7.7 Miles 9. Take The Sr-826 E Exit- Exit Number 12b. 0.5 Miles 10. Merge Onto Fl-826 E. 5.3 Miles 11. Turn Left Onto Collins Ave/fl-a1a N. 0.8 Miles End At 17875 Collins Ave- Sunny Isles Beach- Fl 33160-2718 Us

Highlights & Reviews

Awards
Conde Nast Award Winner, Mobil Award, Travel And Leisure Award
Banquets & Meetings
The Banquet Rooms and Board Room include a wraparound oceanfront balcony. There are also oceanfront outdoor banquet facilities.
Disabled Access
There is disabled pool access. There are also disabled access rooms with handrails in the shower, lower toilet and bed, and wider entry areas.
Meeting Space
There is 2,759 s.f. of corporate meeting space on site.
Fine Dining On Site
Renowned chef Dean Fearing of the Mansion at Turtle Creek in Dallas is the new head chef of Acqualina and the acclaimed Il Mulino New York restaurant.
Executive Retreat
Meeting spaces for 12 to 40 delegates.
Fitness Center
There is a state-of-the-art Fitness Center with Life Fitness work out machines and personal televisions.
Child Programs
Marine biology based AcquaMarine children's program.
Pets Allowed
Yes, 25 pounds or less.
Pool Outdoor
Private beach club pool, Infinity-edge pool, and tranquility pool.
Spa Facility
2 story oceanfront European spa - the first ESPA Spa in the US
Biking Touring
Bike tours can be arranged through the concierge.
Casino Gambling
Available at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL.
Golfing
There are two golf courses with in 10 minutes of Acqualina.
Hiking
Available at Oleta River State Park, 5 minutes from Acqualina.
Ice Skating
Available in Miami Beach, 15 minutes from Acqualina.
Sailing
Located a short walk down the beach from Acqualina.
Scuba Diving
Available through the Concierge
Shopping
Minutes from world-famous shops at Bal Harbour Shops and Aventura Mall.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Private club, but hotel guests may play for a fee.
Theatre Museums
Performing Arts Center in Downtown Miami and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale. Also, the Bank Atlantic Center, Miami Children's Museum, Parrot Jungle, Miami Seaquarium, and Museum of Science and Discovery in Ft. Lauderdale.
Windsurfing
Available through the Concierge.
Recommended Rooms
The Deluxe Three Bedroom Oceanfront Suite with private terrace opens to stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. The 2,375 sq. ft. suite feature three bathrooms and is equipped with a large living room adorned with warm neutral colors and two sitting spaces including a media area with a large screen TV, the latest in gaming consoles with an embedded DVD and Blu-Ray player plus a reading area with custom built sofas, a writing desk and a wine bar station. The suite features a full gourmet kitchen with Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator/freezer, designer granite countertops, microwave, dishwasher, stainless-steel sink, and fully stocked mini bar. The dining area with bay window and floor to ceiling views of the ocean seats six persons.


Guest Review Highlights

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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Casino Gambling
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Ice Skating
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing

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Acqualina Resort and Spa
Sunny Isles Beach, FL, United States