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South Florida is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. It’s good to remind ourselves that we live where people vacation! Our Staycation Guide is designed to help your family experience the beautiful options for a getaway right here in our own backyard!
There are incredible deals for locals at many resorts, museums, and attractions! Take advantage of all that these amazing resorts and businesses have to offer. Below are some of our very favorites including recommendations for every family’s budget.
We have experienced all of the resorts first hand so we can vouch for how excellent they really are! Read more about each resort using the links below or explore our Travel Section on the blog for lots of great tips and ideas.
We even have an awesome list of *free* activities to do with your family in Miami!
The Ultimate Staycation Guide: A Resource with Hotel, Dining, and Activity Recommendations to help your family savor South & Central Florida!
Indulge at Trump National Doral Miami, where you’ll find a fusion of opulence and relaxation with its four championship golf courses, world-class spa, Har-Tru tennis courts, and exquisite signature dining experiences. This resort is the ultimate destination for unforgettable family getaways, creating cherished memories for all guests.
Address: 4400 NW 87th Ave, Doral, FL 33178
Phone: (305) 592-2000
The Gates Hotel South Beach is a tranquil retreat located along the Indian Creek Canal on beautiful Collins Avenue in the heart of Miami Beach, where the timeless allure of South Beach meets a sanctuary for wellness and sustainability enthusiasts. The 235-room hotel is an oasis of luxury, relaxation and leisure, with an expansive midcentury-modern lobby juxtaposed with art deco-inspired architecture. The hotel offers locals and discerning travelers an immersive Miami Beach experience with pristine beach access and programming catered to those who appreciate art, culture, design and self-care. A partnership with K’Alma Spa offers massages and wellness treatments in-room or on the hotel’s third-floor Plunge Deck. The expansive first-floor deck overlooks the hotel’s pool and the Collins Waterway with custom double-sided cabanas perfect for guests to relax under the sun. Steps from the hotel are cultural destinations such as Lincoln Road, the Bass Museum, the Miami Beach Convention Center and the area’s best dining, shopping, nightlife and entertainment.
The Biltmore, the centerpiece of George Merrick’s vision of the elegant, stately suburb of Coral Gables, which he called “The City Beautiful”. When the Biltmore opened in 1926, Dr. Frank Crane, predicted “Many people will come and go, but this structure will remain a lasting thing of beauty.” 70 years later, in 1996 the National Register of Historic Places designated The Biltmore a National Historic Landmark.
We welcome you to enjoy our iconic resort, surrounded by 150 acres of tropical landscape and soak in our rich history and join our elite guest list which includes, royalty, presidents, Hollywood elite and maybe even a notorious gangster ortwo. The Biltmore, where luxury and good taste never go out of fashion.
Enjoy distinct dining and bars, an internationally recognized Sunday Brunch, a European Spa, world-class golf and a lifetime of memories.
The Palms Hotel & Spa is your Miami Beach sanctuary, inspired by nature. Genuine service, oceanfront serenity and family-mindedness are wrapped into an award-winning independent resort, where wellness and green practices are at the center of each guest experience.
With unique AVEDA spa experiences, natural al fresco dining, and unrivaled beachfront fun, the hotel offers a relaxing retreat for all types of families – including multigenerational families and families of friends – making your next staycation feel like you’re a world away.
For current packages and deal visit: https://www.thepalmshotel.com/miami-beach-hotel-deals
Welcome to Magic Village Views, Trademark Collection by Wyndham. Located in the heart of Orlando, right next to the Disney World parks, we are a gated community with three- and four-bedroom villa accommodations, amenities, and concierge services to match the top resorts in the area. Each home has a complete contemporary kitchen, a cozy living room, and every bedroom has its own bathroom. The effect is an experience that blends the convenience, space, and privacy of a home with hotel-style service and facilities.
Showcasing unparalleled panoramic Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal, and city skyline views, Seacoast Suite’s Mimo architecture are a staple of Miami Beach’s architecture style and heritage. Exquisite suites, resort amenities and international dining are just part of the experiences they offer.
Escape to a luxury Miami Beach resort that exudes the classic charm of South Florida. Located on an exclusive five-mile-long barrier island, The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is just minutes from dynamic downtown, yet provides an atmosphere of sequestered serenity. With elegant architecture inspired by West Indies Colonial design, The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is one of the finest beach hotels Miami, Florida has to offer.
Staycation Activities in Miami
You can enjoy an awesome vacation without ever leaving South Florida. A visit to any of the hotels listed above will make you feel like you are a plane ride away from Miami.
However, if you’re looking for more of a “daycation” we’ve got you covered! Many hotels offer day passes to enjoy the pool, spa, or other amenities. Contact each hotel directly to schedule a fun day getaway with your family!
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