21 May, 2024, 22:13

The Best Florida Escapes

With 1,800 miles of sunny coastline—of which over 60% are sandy beaches—Florida is a natural draw for travelers. In fact, no matter where you are located within the state, you’re no more than 60 miles from the Sunshine State’s signature beaches. For exploring a sun-bound retreat with friends or family, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels offers eight Florida hotels from which to choose.

  1. Discover the Treasure Coast

Seeking R&R? Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa in Vero Beach offers refined oceanfront luxury and a serene spa experience. Whether you’re an arts and culture enthusiast or a relaxed sun-seeker, Vero Beach has activities for everyone – from adventurous snorkeling and jet skiing to leisurely craft beer indulgence and boutique shopping. Embrace the art of doing “nothing at all” in this seaside paradise.

  1. Sunkissed in St. Pete Beach

On the sandy shores of St. Pete Beach, The Beachcomber invites relaxation with beachside cabanas and breathtaking Gulf views. Explore St. Pete Beach’s diverse activities, from the Pier Aquarium to nearby botanical gardens, and satisfy your curiosity for marine life and beautiful flora before retreating to the beach.

  1. Paradise in The Keys

For a family-friendly spring break, head to Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. On Duck Key, guests enjoy endless adventures and scenic aquamarine waters. The resort offers family-friendly activities, upscale Family Guest Rooms, and kid-friendly educational programs. From deep sea fishing to sunset cruises, every family member will find the break they deserve.

  1. A Playground for Athletes

Sports enthusiasts find haven at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, blending tennis and golf with upscale accommodations. Home to two golf courses, the renowned Saddlebrook Golf Academy and Saddlebrook Preparatory School for junior athletes, it caters to both intense training and casual play. Beyond sports, discover diverse activities from birdwatching to family-friendly options like the Superpool and Kids Club.

  1. Seashore Splendor

The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach creates a beachfront oasis with oceanfront dining and a tranquil spa. Daytona Beach, dubbed the “World’s Most Famous Beach,” beckons with 23 miles of surf. Explore top attractions and hidden gems, including surf school experiences. From the boardwalk to the historic riverfront district, discover Daytona’s distinctive coastal culture just minutes from the resort.

6. A Boutique South Beach Miami Experience

Cardozo South Beach provides a serene oasis in the heart of South Beach. It’s a city of bright colors, vibrant beaches, and an exciting nightlife scene. It’s a city that dares you to keep up. Enjoy bar hopping, shopping your way through downtown, sinking your toes in the white sand, or attending a local event. There is no shortage of activities worth pursuing.

7. Immersive Oceanfront Experiences

At Bellwether Beach Resort the beach is always calling, and year after year St. Pete Beach rates among the best beaches in the United States. After a day of playing in the sugar-white sand and warm water, discover an iconic dining experience at Spinners Rooftop Grille.

8. Fun in the sun for the whole family 

Escape to three miles of powdery, white-sand beach in Naples, FL. Naples Grande Beach Resort offers endless waterfront activities, incredible dining options, a refreshing spa and three pools to choose from. Explore the charming city of Naples, find your perfect swing on the golf course, or simply ease into relaxation. No matter your vacationing style, you’re guaranteed a memorable Florida beach vacation for the whole family.