Edited by: Keri Stooksbury
- Best Resorts and Hotel Packages in Florida
- 1. The Boca Raton — Boca Raton, Florida
- 2. Carillon Miami Wellness Resort — Miami Beach, Florida
- 3. The Don CeSar Hotel — St. Pete Beach, Florida
- 4. Hawks Cay Resort — Marathon, Florida
- 5. Margaritaville Beach Resort — Hollywood, Florida
- 6. Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club — Naples, Florida
- 7. Ocean Key Resort & Spa — Key West, Florida
- 8. Pelican Grand Beach Resort — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 9. Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina — Fort Myers, Florida
- 10. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort — Naples, Florida
- 11. Sandpearl Resort — Clearwater Beach, Florida
- 12. Sirata Beach Resort — St. Pete Beach, Florida
- 13. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort — Miami Beach, Florida
- 14. TradeWinds Island Grand Resort — St. Pete Beach, Florida
- 15. Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando Resort — Orlando, Florida
- Final Thoughts
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Florida is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. Beyond the theme parks and attractions, it is also home to beautiful sandy beaches, world-class watersports, and lush tropical scenery. Perfect for families, couples, and honeymooners alike, Florida has plenty of opulent and luxurious resort hotels, including some that are all-inclusive, that can cater to your every whim.
True all-inclusive hotels in Florida are rare but there are some incredible resorts that offer exceptional packages.
Best Resorts and Hotel Packages in Florida
1. The Boca Raton — Boca Raton, Florida
This sprawling, 5-star resort comes complete with its own private beach, 5 different swimming pools, and a full-service marina with deep-sea fishing charters and jet ski rentals. Guest rooms are impeccably furnished with a nautical theme, and guests can even upgrade their package to include butler service.
At The Boca Raton, every effort is made to impress. From the choice of 13 restaurants, bars, and cafés, to the nightly entertainment program, there is something here to suit every visitor.
2. Carillon Miami Wellness Resort — Miami Beach, Florida
This beautiful 5-star wellness resort is situated on 250 yards of private beach along the Atlantic Ocean on Miami Beach. Designed with luxury and relaxation in mind, this exquisite resort offers spa services that offer everything from skincare treatments and massages to neuromuscular therapy and body rituals.
For those that want to just chill, there are 4 stunning swimming pools to laze around and 4 hot tubs for total relaxation. The Carillon Miami Wellness Resort is also perfect for those who want to explore the natural beauty of the region, with cycling and walking trails surrounding the property.
Diners can enjoy cleverly curated cuisine at The Strand Bar and Grill, or lighter bites and cocktails at The Cabana. If you want to head back to civilization, shopping malls, Jungle Island, and the Art Deco District are all just a short drive from the hotel.
3. The Don CeSar Hotel — St. Pete Beach, Florida
With its brightly colored façade, it is easy to see why this hotel is known locally as “The Pink Palace.” Oozing 5-star luxury from every pore, this hotel is a regular haunt of celebrities and the travel elite and is one of the most opulent hotels to be found anywhere in Florida.
The first-class service awaits as guests take a dip in either of the 2 beautiful beachfront pools, enjoy stunning views and cool cocktails at the exclusive bar, or take to the water to participate in the variety of watersports on offer here.
The Don CeSar Hotel also has its own kids club and even offers kids campouts, meaning that even its youngest guests also get to enjoy endless fun in luxury surroundings.
If you choose to stray away from the hotel’s 4 restaurants, 2 bars, and ice cream parlor, downtown St. Petersburg and Busch Gardens are just 15 minutes away.
The hotel offers a range of different packages such as the Don Romance package that includes a bottle of Champagne, chocolate strawberries, and breakfast in bed for 2.
4. Hawks Cay Resort — Marathon, Florida
This 4-star resort hotel is surrounded by sparkling blue water and friendly dolphins set on the small, secluded island of Duck Key. Its private location offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy coastal living and aquatic adventures firsthand while still within easy reach of Miami and the Florida Keys.
Island-themed rooms are the perfect base from which to take a dip in any of the 5 swimming pools, enjoy a game on the tennis court, or relax with a massage or treatment at the spa. You can also dine at any of the 6 on-site eateries.
Many guests come to Hawks Cay Resort to see and swim with the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins that surround the resort, and fishing, diving, and jet skiing are offered in the clear waters of Hawks Cay.
5. Margaritaville Beach Resort — Hollywood, Florida
This enormous, Jimmy Buffett-themed resort is a 4-star tropical paradise that guests of all ages will enjoy. With a choice of 3 swimming pools, a surfing simulator, a fitness center, and a wide range of watersports facilities, it is easy to stay active.
When you are done with the sun for the day, the Margaritaville Beach Resort offers everything you need to inject some fun as the night falls. With 8 different restaurants to dine in, a selection of bars where the drinks are cool, and the atmosphere is cooler, as well as a regular rotation of over 30 different live bands, you can dine and party in style.
There is also a serene on-site spa and an adults-only 11th-floor swimming pool for enjoying quality time alone with your significant other. For those who are looking for some retail therapy, the Oceanwalk Mall is only 700 yards away.
6. Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club — Naples, Florida
This luxury 4-star resort hotel is situated on a beautiful sandy beach and offers 125 acres of lush, tropical paradise. The hotel is home to 2 beachside swimming pools and 6 tennis courts, as well as extensive gardens and a Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf course.
The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club also offers a popular spa where guests can enjoy massages, salon services, and even hydrotherapy, and there is a kids club to keep younger guests safely entertained while you relax and enjoy your vacation.
With 5 dining options to choose from, you are sure to find something to suit your mood, and the resort is within easy reach of the high-end shopping, fishing, and dolphin-spotting that Naples is so famous for.
The hotel offers a Golf by the Gulf package which includes green fees, cart rental, bag storage, range balls, and golf gratuities with a 2-night minimum stay.
7. Ocean Key Resort & Spa — Key West, Florida
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, this stunning 4-star hotel lies at the heart of the Florida Keys and offers classic island-style accommodation and luxury amenities.
Guests can choose to spend their days enjoying the ocean views from around the pool or treat themselves to an indulgent massage or treatment at the on-site SpaTerre. There is a fitness center and access to fishing boats, jet skis, and glass-bottom boat tours.
The Ocean Key Resort & Spa has 3 different eateries to choose from, offering the very best in Floridian and Caribbean cuisine, and the hotel is located on the historic Duval Street next to the shops, bars, and restaurants in Mallory Square.
The resort offers a range of packages such as the Romance in Paradise package that includes oceanfront accommodation, Champagne on arrival, a $100 spa credit per day, and a $100 food and beverage credit per day.
Hot Tip: The Overseas Highway from Miami to Key West made our list of the 10 best road trips in the U.S.! Check out our map and suggested stops!
8. Pelican Grand Beach Resort — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Sat next to the Atlantic Ocean, this 4-star hotel boasts its very own private beach and a lagoon-style swimming pool complete with a lazy river for tubing. Beautiful bedrooms have ocean-inspired decor, and oceanfront dining is available at the upscale Ocean 2000 restaurant.
The Pelican Grand Beach Resort is also home to the luxurious rooftop Pure Spa that offers Swedish massages and other deluxe treatments. The old-fashioned ice cream parlor is the perfect spot to enjoy iced delights or freshly baked treats.
The resort offers a range of packages such as the Romance on the Beach package that includes oceanfront accommodation, Champagne and chocolates on arrival, breakfast for 2 served in your suite, a $100 spa credit per day, and a 3-course dinner for 2.
Hot Tip: If you feel you need to leave the Pelican Grand Beach Resort’s impeccable luxury, upscale shopping is available close by at the Galleria shopping mall.
9. Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina — Fort Myers, Florida
This impressive 4-star resort hotel is located on the secluded Estero Island and offers 12 acres of private tropical paradise. Home to 3 different lagoon-style swimming pools and its very own marina, guests here can enjoy some of the best watersports Florida has to offer, including parasailing, kayaking, diving, and sailing.
Bedrooms at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina are well-appointed and offer spectacular views out across the ocean, while the 2 restaurants serve up locally-sourced farm to table food or delicious fresh seafood and tropical cocktails.
The Aquagëne Spa will help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated with a wide selection of treatments available. The nature preserve and recreation area at Bowditch Point Park is just a scenic walk away.
10. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort — Naples, Florida
This stunning 4-star, Five Diamond resort features 2 championship golf courses, making it the perfect choice for those looking to enjoy a golfing vacation in Florida.
The Tiburón Golf Course boasts 2 18-hole courses designed by Greg Norman, and for those who don’t want to hit the greens, time can be well spent around the outdoor swimming pool, on the 4 tennis courts, or working out at the well-equipped gym.
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort offers poolside dining and cocktails as well as the award-winning Lemonía restaurant that serves up globally-inspired cuisine. Guests here also have access to the nearby Ritz Carlton Beach Resort that features a stunning on-site spa and beach facilities.
The resort offers a range of golf packages which include unlimited same-day continuous play and an 18-hole round of golf at Tiburón, including golf cart and club storage. For an additional fee, you can experience the Club Lounge on the 14th floor that offers 5 food presentations daily, a great selection of wines, liqueurs, beers, and spirits, and even allows you to have 2 garments pressed daily.
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort is a great option for those looking to redeem their Marriott points. Award nights start at 50,000 to 70,000 points per night.
11. Sandpearl Resort — Clearwater Beach, Florida
Situated just 5 minutes away from the white sands of Clearwater Beach, this impressive 4-star hotel offers old-world glamour and sophistication. An elegant Four Diamond deluxe property in a world-class location, this resort is impressive from the moment you set foot in the stunning lobby to enjoy a glass of Champagne and the sound of a piano playing.
Bedrooms are beautifully appointed, and guests can take a dip in the lagoon-style outdoor pool, relax at the full-service spa, workout at the fitness center, or enjoy first-class dining at any of the hotel’s eateries. The Sandpearl Resort is also eco-friendly and is proud to have earned the highest green award available to hotels across the U.S.
12. Sirata Beach Resort — St. Pete Beach, Florida
Perched on the Gulf of Mexico, this mid-range oceanfront hotel offers great value and affordable luxury. The 3 pools are great for soaking up the sun and when things get too hot you can seek shade in the cabanas. There’s also a separate whirlpool for more aquatic relaxation.
The Sirata Beach Resort features an on-site spa, a games room, a kids club, beachfront hammocks, and a fitness center, so you’ll never be left wanting here. The restaurants here offer regional dishes and seafood and you can get the party started with live music in Harry’s Beach Bar on the weekends.
The all-inclusive option at this resort includes 3 meals per day, alcoholic beverages (excluding premium brands), and access to all of the amenities.
13. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort — Miami Beach, Florida
This deluxe 5-star resort is situated in the upscale enclave of Bal Harbour and offers unparalleled service and facilities throughout.
Discerning guests will be able to enjoy beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, 2 large oceanfront pools, beach services, and 5 equally impressive gourmet bars and eateries. The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is packed full of Floridan Art Deco opulence, and the Remède Spa provides weary travelers with a wide range of world-class treatments.
Located close to an upscale designer shopping district, this hotel offers exclusive opulence in a private location but is still within easy reach of the nightlife and attractions of South Beach, the Design District, and Wynwood.
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While cash rates at the St. Regis Bal Harbour can be quite expensive, this can make for a great opportunity to use your Marriott points to offset the cost of the stay! Award nights start at 70,000 to 100,000 points per night.
14. TradeWinds Island Grand Resort — St. Pete Beach, Florida
Set on 20 acres of land, this upscale 5-star hotel overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and offers luxury by the bucket load.
The TradeWinds Island Grand Resort offers uninterrupted views out across the ocean, 5 outdoor swimming pools and a water slide, private beaches with cabanas, a fitness center, tennis courts, and even a mini-golf course. In true Floridian style, your every whim will be catered to here, and when it’s time to eat, you can choose from 14 different restaurants or grab a cool drink at any of the 9 various bars.
For younger visitors, the KONK Activities Centre is available for all guests, and there is a 24-hour babysitting service and even themed camped-outs for an additional fee.
The resort offers a range of packages. For instance, the Romance Package includes accommodation for 2 nights, a $100 dinner certificate, Champagne and chocolates, and Champagne flutes you can keep as a memento.
15. Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando Resort — Orlando, Florida
Overlooking a beautiful lagoon and surrounded by lush, tropical gardens, this upscale, island-themed resort can be found at the Universal Orlando Resort.
Offering well-appointed, family-friendly accommodation, this 4-star hotel is perfect for families looking to explore all of the world-famous attractions and theme parks Orlando has to offer. At Loews Royal Pacific Resort, there are 6 very different eateries to choose from, as well as a lagoon-style swimming pool, a fitness center, and easy access to local golf courses.
Kids can play and have fun at the Loews Kids Club or take advantage of the on-site activities, including games, volleyball, and croquet. Parents who really want to impress their children can even upgrade to a Junior themed suite with Jurassic Park-style interiors and lots of other Universal-style touches.
This resort offers a range of customizable packages which can include your accommodation, access to Universal Studios parks, and early admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Whether you are visiting Florida to enjoy the thousands of miles of beautiful beaches, raise your game on the golf courses, or experience some of the biggest and best theme parks in the world, there are lots of fabulous resorts to be found on this beautiful southeastern peninsula.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any all-inclusive resorts in Florida that include alcohol?
All-inclusive resorts that include alcohol are rare in Florida, and even the whole of the U.S. In Florida you could try the Sirata Beach Resort or Club Med Sandpiper Bay, which both include alcohol in their all-inclusive packages.
Where should I stay in Florida?
You are spoiled for choice in for great places to stay in Florida. Whether you are after world-class nightlife, entertainment for the kids, or just a stunning beach vacation, here are the most popular places to stay:
- Florida Keys
- Fort Lauderdale
- Palm Beach
Where should I stay on the beach in Florida?
With miles of stunning coastline, picking a place to stay on the beach in Florida can be a challenge. Here are some of the best and most popular options for travelers:
- Cocoa Beach
- South Beach
- Panama City Beach
- Key West
- Miami Beach
- Daytona Beach
- Clearwater Beach
- Jacksonville Beach
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