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Are you looking for the perfect Florida hotel for a couples getaway? Florida is the perfect destination for an anniversary celebration, couples getaway, or just some time away from the kiddos. We are excited to share the top Florida hotels for a couples getaway.
Top 11 Florida Hotels for a Couples Getaway
We are highlighting hotels with amazing resort amenities, perfect for adults. Let’s jump into our list of the top Florida hotels for a couples escape.
One of our favorite Florida hotels for adults is the Don Cesar in St. Petersburg Beach. This elegant resort is pink! Yes, I did say pink. Don Cesar is a historic hotel and has been around since the Gatsby Era in 1928.
We love this luxurious resort for couples getaway or even a girls trip. The Don Cesar has a lot of resort amenities, perfect for adults. This resort also sits on the #1 beach ranked by TripAdvisor. We love sitting on the outdoor terrace with a drink enjoying a Florida sunset. We share a few more reasons why we love the Don Cesar for adults.
Why We Love Don Cesar:
✅ Two heated pools
✅ Complimentary bikes
✅ Full service spa and salon
✅ Private beach in St. Pete Beach
✅ Water sports rentals
✅ Complimentary fitness classes like Zumba and yoga
✅ 6 dining spots, including restaurants featuring coastal cuisine infused with locally-sourced ingredients
The Don Cesar is a romantic resort for a couples getaway on the #1 most popular beach in the United States. You are also surrounded by amazing dining in a true Florida beach town.
We are excited to share the newest all inclusive adult only (21+) resort in Florida called Bungalows. This romantic escape is located in Key Largo. This botanical garden retreat is edged by 1000 feet of ocean shoreline. You can start your day with yoga, grab a kayak and explore the Gulf of Mexico, and then enjoy dinner on the water. There is so much to love at Bungalows for a couple getaway.
Why We Love Bungalows:
✅ One price includes drinks, food, activities, and more
✅ Love the outdoor seating on the water (Reminds me of Hawaii)
✅ Relax at the Zen Garden and spa
✅ Sandy beach and lounge chairs on the Gulf of Mexico
✅ Excursions like snorkeling, boating, sunset sails, and fishing
If you are looking for an all inclusive beach vacation, Bungalows is the perfect choice.
One of the most romantic cities in Florida is St. Augustine in North Florida. St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States, founded in 1565. Our favorite hotel for adults in St. Augustine is located download called Casa Monica. You can walk down to the waterfront to enjoy a sunset or take a horse drawn carriage ride.
Why We Love Casa Monica:
✅ Access to Serenata Beach Club on the Atlantic Ocean (About a 15 minutes drive from the hotel)
✅ Walking distance to shopping and dining in historic and romantic St. Augustine (You can also walk down to the Bridge of Lions to watch a spectacular sunset on the water)
✅ Champagne at check in to welcome you to Casa Monica
✅ Love the historic atmosphere of the hotel, super romantic
✅ Outdoor heated pool and hot tub
St. Augustine is one of the most romantic cities in Florida. You can enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride, watch the sunset on the water, and enjoy outdoor dining on the water. The Casa Monica is a romantic resort, right in the middle of the town of St. Augustine.
One next hotel for couples is a hidden gem. This hotel is called Tranquility Bay. It is located in Marathon in the Florida Keys. This tropical resort sits on the Gulf of Mexico. The rooms are more like townhomes (with 2 floors). The rooms have fully equipped kitchens, patios, and balconies overlooking the pool, gardens, or gulf. I love sitting on the adirondak chairs with a drink and just enjoying the view.
Why We Love Tranquility Bay:
✅ The price tag! This is one of the less expensive resorts on our list of the top Florida hotels for couples.
✅ Tropical pool with tons of lounge chairs and palm trees
✅ Outdoor dining at the edge of the water
✅ In a great location with lots of dining, shopping, and attractions nearby
✅ Putting green, fitness center, and water sport rentals
If you are looking for a less expensive, but tropical destinations for a couples getaway; you will love Tranquility Bay on the island of Marathon.
This tropical resort in Miami reminds me of the Hawaiian Islands. This luxury hotel called Ritz Carlton sits on a barrier island with soft shimmering sand and crisp water. I love the outdoor seating and dining with sand under your toes. It is a tropical escape near downtown Miami (if you still want shopping, dining, and nightlife of a big city).
✅ Relax at the popular Ritz-Carlton Spa
✅ Love the outdoor dining with water views and palm trees swaying in the breeze
✅ Beachfront view rooms with private full or half balconies
✅ Luxurious room amenities including marble baths and bath robes
✅ 1200 feet private beach, features as “America’s Best Beaches” by Dr. Stephen Leatherman
✅ Adult only tropical pool
The luxury Ritz Carlton is the perfect tropical getaway for couples, near the popular city of Miami.
Do you love animals? Imagine waking up to find a giraffe outside your balcony window. One of our favorite couples getaways is Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge at Disney World. This lodge is perfect for a couples getaway. We love visiting this resort as a staycation. We never visit the Disney Parks or Disney Springs. We just relax and enjoy the resort. Be sure you book a Savanna View Room (with the request of a higher floor) to get the best room location during your escape.
✅ Animals and viewing areas throughout the resort
✅ Amazing dining like Sanaa and Jiko
✅ Africa inspired pool with beach entry, tons of lounge seating, poolside bar, and hot tub
✅ Get a massage or facial at the Massage & Fitness Center
✅ You feel like you have traveled around the world to visit Africa
We love the romantic lodge atmosphere of Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the incredible animals. You truly feel like you are in Africa. It is the perfect couples getaway.
If you are looking for an escape, but close to dining and nightlife; Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando is the perfect choice. This resort is themed after Italy. I have been to Italy and it is spot on. I love grabbing a cup of coffee and sitting on the piazza on the lake (just to relax and people watch). There are (3) pools, including two quieter pools called the Villa Pool and Hillside Pool. You can even rent a cabana for the day. If you want a little more action in the evening, you can take the boat to Universal CityWalk for dining, shopping, and nightlife.
✅ Relax at the Mandara Spa with facials, massages, body treatments, and more
✅ Love the romantic Italian theming at Portofino Bay Hotel (You can always find a quiet spot to just sit and talk)
✅ Lots of dining and shopping right at the resort. You are also a quick boat ride or walk away from Universal CityWalk
✅ Outdoor poolside dining
If you want to escape to Italy without leaving the United States, Portofino Bay Hotel is the perfect destination.
Another hidden gem for couples resorts is located next to the quaint beach community of Neptune Beach in North Florida. This hotel called One Resort sits on the Atlantic Ocean side of Florida. We love this resort for couples! You can book oceanfront rooms with a spectacular sunset each morning (right from your room). I like to order room service and just enjoy breakfast right from the balcony. This resort also sits right next to downtown Neptune Beach with tons of restaurants within just a few feet. Some of our favorite dining in Florida is located in this beach town.
✅ Mini refrigerator is stocked with drinks and snacks each day
✅ Enjoy a facial, massage, or body treatment at the spa. This spa sits on the 2nd floor with an amazing view of the ocean.
✅ Small beach community, so the beach is more quiet than other Florida beaches (perfect for a romantic walk)
✅ Lots of outdoor seating for a bite to eat or a drink
✅ Free 2 hour bike rentals (every day) to explore the beach or Beaches Town Center
One Ocean is the perfect retreat for a couples getaway.
Margaritaville Beach Resorts are a favorite in the Jones Family for adults and families. If you are looking for a more vibrant resort and beach community, this is the perfect spot for you. The Margaritaville Beach Resort sits on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. This is the perfect boardwalk to walk or bike with a beautiful view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean. If you are looking for a beach resort in a hopping city, Margaritaville in Hollywood is the perfect choice for you.
Why We Love Margaritaville Beach Resort:
✅ 2 tropical pools with waterslide
✅ Flowrider Double for boogie boarding or surfing
✅. Adult only rooftop pool and bar
✅ 8 on site restaurants, including outdoor seating
✅ Popular South Florida atmosphere on the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk
✅ Exciting Margaritaville theming!
One of the top Florida beach hotels is also an amazing value! The Hard Rock Daytona Beach is a newer beach resort. Since it is a newer hotel, you can find some incredible prices. During our last visit, we got a rate of only $119 for a city view. You can also upgrade for an oceanfront room with a patio or balcony. This is a fun room over the weekend. You can sit on the balcony and watch the live entertainment.
Why We Love Hard Rock Daytona Beach:
✅ Amazing Rock Spa & Salon for a relaxing treatment (This is my favorite spa for a manicure & pedicure)
✅ Cabanas by the pool or beach front
✅ Several restaurants with outdoor seating and live entertainment
✅ Live entertainment every Friday and Saturday (This is one of my favorites. Book an oceanfront room and you can sit on your balcony and enjoy the live music from your room)
✅ Right on the Atlantic Ocean for body surfing, boogie boarding, or surfing
Hard Rock Daytona Beach is located on the world’s most famous beach. You can enjoy breathtaking sunrises from your oceanfront balcony.
A hidden gem in Florida is Amelia Island. This is a quaint beach community in North Florida. If you are looking for a quiet beach town, Amelia Island is perfect for your getaway. Your family will enjoy the popular hotel called Omni Resort Amelia Island. This hotel has so much to offer parents and kids!
Why We Love Omni Amelia Island Resort:
✅ Quiet beach community, so perfect for romantic walks on the beach
✅ Close to the quaint downtown of Amelia Island for shopping and dining
✅ Segway tours around the resort
✅ Bike path and bike rentals
✅ Relax for an hour or the day at The Spa and Salon at Omni Amelia Island Resort
✅ Adult-only infinity edge pool with views of the ocean
✅ Outdoor dining with spectacular views of the beach and ocean
We do recommend spending a day wandering downtown Amelia Island. They have lot of shops and dining in a cute downtown. You can even rent a golf cart at the Omni to drive to the downtown area. Amelia Island is one of our favorite beach communities and the Omni Resort Amelia Island is one of the top Florida beach hotels.
Are you ready for a romantic getaway?