By Kara Franker
Where to stay in Bal Harbour and Sunny Isles Beach
Whether you're searching for a five-star beachfront stunner or a more affordable boutique beauty that won't break the bank, both Bal Harbour and Sunny Isles Beach offer hotel options for every style of traveler.
Glamorous meets Luxurious hotels in Bal Harbour and Sunny Isles Beach
Miami's Bal Harbour neighborhood offers extravagant hotel options plus easy access to the Bal Harbour Shops, one of the most luxurious shopping areas in Florida. The five-star St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is directly across the street from the shops and sits on a golden stretch of sand with private beach access for guests, as well as luxury spa and dining options. Nearby, The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami offers jaw-dropping views from every angle, plus amenities like a waterfront spa and elegantly decorated rooms with floor-to-ceiling views from free-standing soaking tubs.
Just a few miles north in Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort & Spa is another five-star property that is sure to please even the most discerning travelers. Book a VIP pool cabana or relax in one of the hammocks with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Located just down the street and situated within walking distance to Acqualina, Trump International Beach Resort is another oceanfront oasis with killer water views and excellent service.
Mid-range to affordable hotels in Bal Harbour and Sunny Isles Beach
Offering a more intimate beachside vibe, Marenas Beach Resort is an upscale boutique hotel in Sunny Isles Beach with a mix of about 130 suites and 50 rooms. The beach views from the top floors go for miles and miles. Nearby, the Double Tree by Hilton Ocean Point Resort & Spa offers all the comforts and elegance that you've come to expect from the family-friendly brand, plus lots of beach activities to keep everyone busy.
Offering rates that won't break the bank, Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort has more than 300 rooms and direct access to the beach. It's also located next to the Newport Pier, home of the Beach Bar--a great place to enjoy fresh seafood fare with panoramic water views.
While most of the hotels in Bal Harbour are on the high-end of the luxury spectrum, the Quarzo Bal Harbour offers upscale rooms for a more affordable price. The boutique hotel sits on the Intracoastal Waterway and features condo-style rooms complete with bedroom suites and full kitchens.
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