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The Only Hotel in the U.S. to Receive Three Awards in The Same Year by USA Today
We have some exciting news to share that Acqualina Resort & Residences on the Beach has been nominated by a panel of industry experts and editors for three categories in USA Today’s “10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards”, VOTE FOR BEST!
Every year, Condé Nast Traveler magazine entrusts its readers to share their expertise and opinions on the world’s best hotels, resorts, spas, beaches, and more. With voting now underway for the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards, Acqualina is proud to be nominated in the resort category. Cast your vote for a chance to win a sailing trip for two as they thank you for your continued support of Acqualina and value your loyalty. #acqualina
Acqualina also has achieved the Global Sanitation Accreditation! As a confirmed GBAC STAR accredited facility, they have increased their best practices and protocols for sanitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The STAR accreditation standard has come from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, a division of ISSA — The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association. This is the gold standard of outbreak prevention.
This means Acqualina meets the most rigorous health and safety standards in the world, and you can feel safe, secure, and confident when staying with them. Acqualina is making an extraordinarily vibrant and safe place to live, to stay, or to work. They are so excited and can’t wait to welcome you to their Mediterranean style beachfront escape.
Acqualina Receives Five Stars for Nine Consecutive Years
From the shores of Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach, we are thrilled to announce that Acqualina was awarded as a Five Star Hotel and Five Star Spa by Forbes Travel Guide for nine consecutive years. We are exceptionally proud of their team, who each and every day strive to deliver exceptional service and create lasting memories for you and your families. This award comes on the heels of Acqualina being named #1 Best Resort in the Continental U.S. by U.S. News & World Report. Acqualina looks forward to welcoming you soon for a safe, fun and relaxing getaway.
Also, we are thrilled to announce that Acqualina Resort is among the first hotels in the world to become Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED® with Forbes Travel Guide. The comprehensive facility verification helps ensure that families can book with confidence based on Acqualina’s compliance with expert-validated best practices that minimize the risk and impact of COVID-19. This verification comes on the heels of Acqualina achieving the global sanitation accreditation by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council as a confirmed GBAC Star accredited facility in December of 2020. This makes Acqualina Resort the only Five-Star hotel in Florida and the Caribbean and one of the three Five-Star hotels in the world to receive both sanitation accreditations.
Acqualina awaits to welcome you to their Mediterranean style beachfront escape.
Acqualina Resort Offers On-Site Covid-19 Testing
For ease of travel and peace of mind, Acqualina Resort is now offering on-site COVID-19 testing through Spector Scientific Lab, LLC.
COVID testing is available for guests of Acqualina seven days a week between 7 am and 4 pm, Monday to Friday, and between 9 am and 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Testing made between 7 am and 12:30 pm will receive results on the same day. Testing made after 12:30 pm will receive results the following day. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel’s concierge. The cost of the testing is $100 per person. For appointments made less than 24 hours in advance, the price is $150 per person.
Health Security Verifications
The new COVID laboratory testing complements Acqualina’s extensive health and safety program, offering high hygiene standards and cleanliness throughout the hotel. Acqualina is one of only three Five-Star hotels globally with health safety accreditations from Sharecare and Forbes Travel Guide and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council.
SAY FAREWELL TO 2020
As we reflect on an unprecedented year and also count the many blessings we received, Acqualina invites you to spend New Year’s Eve savoring a specially curated, four-course dinner at the famed Il Mulino New York restaurant. You can continue the festivities in your guestroom or suite. A new year means a fresh start and they are excited to celebrate with you at Acqualina.
New Japanese Fusion Restaurant Opens at Acqualina
Acqualina is so happy to announce the opening of a new restaurant bringing Japanese fusion cuisine to Acqualina. Ke-uH is where you will enjoy creative Japanese cuisine in a beautiful setting with indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Ke-uH’s Executive Chef Oscar Noborikawa hails from Nobu and has perfected his art under the tutelage of some of the country’s most revered Japanese masters. Ke-uH complements our Costa Grill and Il Mulino New York restaurants.
Ke-uH’s modern take on fine ingredients with a tapas-style menu featuring small plates is inspired to create a shared experience and strongly complements Acqualina’s commitment to providing extraordinary dining experiences.
Discover more about Ke-uH and its creative cuisine in Acqualina’s Lifestyle Blog.
ACQUALINA IS AWARDED #1 LUXURY RESORT
It comes as no surprise to us for Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach to be awarded, once again, as the #1 Best Luxury Resort in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. This prestigious award comes on the heels of Acqualina also being named by USA Today as #1 Best Destination Resort in the United States and #1 Best Waterfront Hotel in the United States. Acqualina Spa by ESPA was awarded #1 Best Hotel Spa in the United States.
Romance, Self-Care and Memories
With a year that has brought high anxiety and continual reminders to breathe deeply, it’s time to expand traditional Valentine’s Day from a few celebratory hours into a month of love, self-care and memory-making. Why not book that well-deserved stay at Acqualina Resort, hold love-ones close and gaze out to the azure sea from a private escape that holds beautifully appointed suites, a luxurious spa, tranquil pools, destination Acqualina restaurants, a serene beach – with inspired private dining, attentive service and safety precautions beyond compare. #RomanticEscape
Make Acqualina Your Summer Getaway
Acqualina is officially open again! They are excited to celebrate the summer with you. When you begin traveling, they will be ready to welcome you with every preparation made to ensure you have a comfortable, safe, and fun experience while with them.
Acqualina Resort & Residences is a luxury resort refuge by the seaside, reminiscent of a Mediterranean villa with its relaxation-focused lifestyle and extravagant design. It is located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Miami, Florida. They have been working diligently on creating a new optimum luxury experience leading with dedicated Guest Experience Managers that have been warmly referred to as their “GEMs.” These individuals will be your main point of contact prior to arrival and throughout your stay to ensure you have a truly personalized experience.
Acqualina Resort does NOT charge a resort fee and provides guests with an array of exceptional amenities.Insider Tip
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is family owned and operated; It has been a recipient of the 2020 AAA Five Diamond Award and the coveted 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award. NorthStar invites you to step into Acqualina’s world of luxury with unique accommodations and service, world-class dining destinations, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious meeting rooms, a marine biology-based children’s program, and an ideal setting for meetings and events with a variety of lavish interior and exterior venues.
- Accommodations – Designed to offer a sense of modern luxury with classic furnishings and finishes, each of the 54 guest rooms and 44 suites present over-sized floor plans (entry-level category at 740 sq. ft.) and private balconies.
- Acqualina is the only resort in South Florida built completely open to the sea, free of any barriers separating the hotel from the powdery soft sand and the calm waters of the Atlantic.
- A complimentary marine-biology inspired children’s program, AcquaMarine, for children ages 5-12, offers creative hands-on activities, and outdoor games.
- Three Sea-Level, Oceanfront Swimming Pools provide a haven for relaxation and are exclusive to hotel guests & residents. All three pools are surrounded by cabanas that are available for full-day rentals.
- Acqua Experiences: A collection of highly curated lifestyle offerings at the resort and around Miami. Some examples include Painting by the Sea, Scuba Diving Lessons, Wine Tasting Classes, & Yacht Excursions.
- Dining – Acqualina restaurants, offer three oceanfront dining, in-room dining, as well as unique dining experiences that will make for an unforgettable vacation.
- Acqualina Spa by ESPA – An award-winning oceanfront sanctuary with luxurious-appointed indoor and outdoor facilities, skilled estheticians, and licensed massage therapists offering personalized esthetic and body services, and wellness programs, and a healthy spa menu.
- Relaxation lounges with Himalayan salt walls
- 11 treatment rooms & 1 Royal Spa Suite
- Outdoor pool, sun deck, and heated jet pool
Virtuoso Amenities for your stay
Guests receive every 4th night free in select rooms for more time to spend at 3 restaurants, 3 oceanfront swimming pools, and more.
Available for travel 1 May – 17 Dec. More »
Both Acqualina Resort and Acqualina Spa by ESPA are honored to be awarded the Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award for the eighth consecutive year. In celebration of our latest achievements, we invite your clients to experience our opulent resort with our Five Star Experience Package.
This five-night getaway includes a complimentary fifth night along with the following exceptional Virtuoso amenities:
- Daily Full Breakfast for two adults provided by Il Mulino NY (or four in Two/Three Bedroom Suites)
- $100 ESPA Spa Credit
- Upgrade subject to availability at time of arrival
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and in public areas
- Early Check-In/ Late Check-Out subject to availability
- Complimentary access to relaxation lounge with Himalayan salt walls, private pool and Jacuzzi with Roman waterfall
- Complimentary access to AcquaMarine Children’s Program for children ages 5 – 12
- Complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas, and hourly amenities in the pool and beach area
- No resort fee!
- Daily USD $40 Spa Body or Facial Credit at Acqualina Spa by ESPA (up to 2 adults) which is non-cumulative and non-transferrable
** Available for reservations through December 17, 2021 (inclusive). Applies for the Deluxe Intracoastal Room and above (all categories except the Intracoastal Room), minimum of 5 nights required, and not combinable with other offers. Subject to availability; blackout dates apply,
From Sand To Sea
As the sun rises over Acqualina, you’ll see the beginnings of a perfect day by the ocean — seabirds calling, waves softly crashing, and Acqualina’s red umbrellas set up for the blissful hours ahead. You may also spot the Sea Turtle Conservation Team as they look for signs of new sea turtle nests. Officially from April to October, it’s sea turtle season in Miami, which welcomes a wondrous spectacle of sea turtles scrambling out of their nests to find new homes in the Atlantic. Whether you need a short getaway or are looking for experiences for the entire family, you’ll discover it here! #Acqualina
Acqualina transforms into one of the most beautiful places, as the sun sets, where you can enjoy a memorable evening with your family. Dine under the stars at Acqualina beachfront.
As the sun sets, Acqualina transforms into one of the most beautiful places where your clients can enjoy a memorable evening with their families with Acqualina under the stars beachfront dinners, situated steps away from the sand and glistening Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy a beautiful dinner steps away from the glistening Atlantic Ocean as their chefs create a memorable evening for you and your family as the tone is set by melodic waves that caress the pristine white sand. Offering breathtaking beach views, unparalleled service, and an exceptional, curated food and beverage menu, there’s no better place to enjoy these special moments. Discover More…
Voting in Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards Survey is well underway, and Acqualina would be honored to receive your vote. Visit the survey site to share your travel experiences.