Looking for the best resorts in Florida for couples?
If you are going on for a romantic getaway, there are seriously heaps of great couples resorts in Florida to enjoy. Florida is a great place for a romantic vacation – I mean who doesn’t like the beach plus there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy in Florida, and even some hidden gems if you want to avoid the theme-park crowds.
Whether you are on a honeymoon, anniversary trip or just a romantic vacation, here are the 30 best Florida resorts for couples.
30 Best Resorts in Florida for Couples You Gotta Stay at!
Hawks Cay Resort – Duck Key
The Hawks Cay Resort, located in Duck Key Florida, is one of the top resorts throughout Florida. This 60-acre resort holds a full-service marina, and countless activities for couples to enjoy throughout their stay. This resort offers all activities to enjoy in the ocean like snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, and even paddle boating.
A top resort is not complete without an adult only pool, with the opportunity to enjoy some adult beverages while spending a relaxing night in the pool. In addition to the outdoor activities and the adults only pool, the hotel also includes a full-service spa, which offers massages, body bar treatments, and facials.
In addition to the spa, the resort also includes salon services and a fitness center. In terms of dining, in addition to the adult only bar, there are six restaurants on site, which offer Latin food along with seafood dishes. Based on the many reviews and ratings, this resort is rated an 8.8 for a two-person trip based on Booking.com. One of the best resorts in Florida for sure.
Cheeca Lodge & Spa – Islamorada
This resort located in Islamorada offers a tropical getaway, all while maintaining its premier location within the Florida Keys. While this hotel offers the typical activities like snorkeling and kayaking, it is mostly known for the fishing opportunities within Islamorada.
To go along with fishing, couples can enjoy a 9-hole golf course, a day spa, and tiki-torched paths throughout the resort.
There are three major restaurants within the resort: Atlantic’s Edge (fresh local seafood along with organic produce), Nikki Sushi Bar and Restaurant (Asian inspired restaurant), and Mia Cucina (Italian style restaurant). Based on Tripadvisor, this resort earned a 4.0 out of 5 based on 6,152 reviews, and is the #6 out of 20 hotels in Islamorada.
In my opinion, this is one of the most romantic resorts in Florida and perfect for a honeymoon, I mean the Florida Keys are the best!
Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach
This resort is considered to be one of the top 5-star resorts located in Florida. Thanks to its beachfront location, it boasts two oceanfront pools, a pristine beach, Five Star Spa, and restaurants with top notch chefs.
There are two major restaurants at this resort: Flores, featuring Italian cuisine partnered with the chef behind the #1 World’s best Restaurant, and Seaway, offering seafood with a perfect view of the ocean. In addition to the two restaurants, it also has Florie’s bar, direct service at the pools and beaches, and of course room service.
This resort offers many activities for couples to enjoy like cycling, water and beach sports, and culinary and mixology tastings. Based on TripAdvisor’s ratings, this resort is rated 4.5 out of 5 with 2,516 reviews and is rated number 3 out of 11 hotels in Palm Beach.
JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort – Marco Island
This Marriot resort is the perfect couples retreat in Florida located on Marco Island which boasts a three mile private beach. In addition to the beach, there are multiple restaurants available to guests, poolside bars, an on-site spa, and two championship golf courses. There are a total of 11 different restaurant options – so you will never have to wait for a seat!
The 11 restaurants offer the traditional steakhouse, seafood, Caribbean food, Sushi, Italian cuisine, and traditional bar food.
One of the most interesting restaurants is the 10K Alley, which offers a laid back environment with a gaming emporium (includes bowling, mini golf, gaming and virtual reality experiences) to go along with traditional bar food and 60 craft beers and barrel aged bourbon.
Furthermore, The Tesoro (an adult exclusive restaurant), offers a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico to go along with the Mediterranean style of food.
South Seas Island Resort – Captiva Island
The South Seas is a remarkable resort, which combines all of the resort amenities with a natural wonderland. This resort is located on 330 acres of beautiful scenery, and even includes a wildlife nature preserve on the Florida Gulf Coast.
There are countless activities offered at the resort for couples to enjoy, which include: tennis, golf, water activities, and even parasailing. You can take your pick from one of the three lagoon style pools, which include private cabanas for you to enjoy at the Pointe and the H2Whoa.
There are many dining options at the South Seas like the Harbourside Bar and Grill, The Pointe, Scoops & Slices, Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grill, and the Captiva Provision Company, and even a Starbucks! One of the best Florida resorts for couples for sure.
Naples Grande Beach Resort – Naples
This resort, which is rated 4 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor’s 5,214 reviews, is ranked number 30 out of 62 hotels within Naples, and is one of the more affordable resorts that is on this list!
This resort is located on 23 waterfront acres, right next to 200-acre nature preserve and mangrove estuary. This resort offers spacious rooms with private balconies and patios, three signature pools (one with a 100-foot water slide), a relaxing Grande Spa, and is even a short distance from unique shops and galleries.
This resort offers seven inventive restaurants: The Catch of the Pelican (seafood), Rhode’s End, Aura Restaurant (Breakfast food), Gulfcoast Oasis Pool Bar, Spressi Marketplace (coffee lovers and guests on the go), Mantra (bar), and Sunset Veranda (italian restaurant).
Acqualina Resort & Spa On The Beach – Sunny Isles Beach
This beautiful resort is rated 5 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor’s 1,508 reviews, and is the number 1 hotel out of 11 in Sunny Isles Beach.
This resort is located on 4.5 beachfront acres, includes three oceanfront swimming pools, world class fitness center, and even an innovative marine biology class to enjoy!
If you and your spouse are looking to relax, this resort is for you as it boasts a 20,000 square foot, two story sanctuary, and even includes a spa pool. After enjoying the day relaxing, this resort offers three world class dining options: II Mulino New York, and Ke-uH, and Coastal Grill.
Henderson Park Inn – Destin
If you want a couples getaway, but not your typical skyscraper hotel, this is the place for you! Upon arrival, you will enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine paired with roses and chocolate.
This resort offers an adult only pool, yoga classes, private beaches, spa options, and even a bike rental. This resort is rated 5 out of 5, and is #1 out of 45 hotels located in Destin based on TripAdvisor.
This resort offers a complimentary breakfast every morning, and can enjoy fine dining at The Beach Walk Cafe – even offers VIP dining, located right on the beach for a romantic night!
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
The Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida offers a range of 5-star facilities. Aside from the perfect beach front location, it also offers top notch spa treatments – which are inspired by the sea, a high tech entertainment lounge, a 36 hole golf course, and of course water and beach activities.
If you and your spouse are into golf, you can take the hotel shuttle offered for any guest over to the #1 golf resort in Florida by. Condé Nast Traveler magazine, and #15 of the best luxury golf resorts in North America by Golf Digest. There are a few dining options available for guests:
Gumbo Limbo, which offers sandwiches and seafood, Bites, a lobby lounge offering small plates paired with cocktails or wine, Dusk, a sushi lounge, the Terrazza, featuring Italian cuisine under an open air terrace, The Grill, the steakhouse of the resort, and H2), which is found within the spa cafe offering healthy cuisine.
Tranquility Bay Beachfront Hotel & Resort – Marathon
Get away from the crowds and stay at your own (small) beach house! This resort offers the ability to stay in your own standalone beach house right on the ocean or surrounded by tropical sanctuary.
This resort is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on TripAdvisor, and is ranked number 4 out of 17 hotels in Marathon. You may enjoy onsite water sports, three separate pools, and many different spots to just sit and relax on your vacation.
There are three dining options at this resort: The Taste of Tranquility, TJ’sTiki Bar, and the Butterfly Cafe (known for its award winning dining).
The Palms Hotel & Spa – South Beach
One of the few resorts located in South Beach in the heart of Miami Beach, this beachside hotel offers many opportunities for a unique experience.
Throughout the resort you will find a large swimming pool, cabanas and umbrellas at both the pool and the beach, a wonderful spa, and many beach and water activities. The rooms offer views of the ocean, tropical gardens, or the beautiful cityscape.
Enjoy The Restaurant at The Palms, which features Caribbean style covered terraces, a poolside terrace, and a beautiful dining room while enjoying a wider variety of food options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Bar offers hand-crafted cocktails, a wide selection of natural wines and some fantastic bar food.
The Gasparilla Inn and Club – Boca Grande, Florida
This Inn, established in 1913, is ranked the #1 hotel in Boca Grande by Travel + Leisure Magazine and has ranked 4.5 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor.
There are a few dining options at the resort: The Inn’s Dining Room, which serves a full breakfast daily and an intimate dining room experience for dinner, The Pink Elephant, offering fresh local seafood, The Beach Club, which serves beverages poolside, the Inn Bakery, and BZ’s. There are many activities for couples to enjoy like the Beach club, golf, the marina, tennis, and even croquet.
Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Key West
The Casa Marina in Key West offers access to Key West’s largest private beach along with the Spa al Mare. The spa offers many different services, including oxygen facials and even beachside massages. Furthermore, the resort includes two pools overlooking the ocean.
There are many different dining options like the Flagler’s Ballroom Breakfast (located atop a terrace), HMF Sidecar (casual bar), Sun Sun Bar and Grill (seafood), Sun Sun’s Toes in the Sand (semi-private dining under the stars on the beach), The Reach’s Four Marlins (fresh seafood and steaks).
Watercolor Inn – Santa Rosa Beach
This resort is ranked the #1 hotel in Santa Rosa Beach and has received a 4.5 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor. This resort is unique as it offers 1,400 feet of beachfront and pine forests alongside Western Lake.
The resort rooms are designed by David Rockwell and overlook the Gulf of Mexico, each with a pair of Adirondack chairs on the patio, and if you are lucky enough to have a first-floor room, you will enjoy a private outdoor cabana shower.
The dining options include Fish Out of Water, the WaterColorBeach Club, WaterColor Grill, Costa Chica, and The Canteen Restaurant and Bar. There are countless activities for couples to enjoy with three pools, basketball courts, water sports, and even a lazy river!
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami
This resort is ranked the #2 hotel within Bal Harbour and has earned a 4.5 out of 5 based on reviews through TripAdvisor. Just a few minutes from the infamous Bal Harbour shops, this resort offers the ability to have access to the high energy of South Beach, along with the freedom to relax at the resort.
If you enjoy elegant dining, this resort has many options: Atlantikos (Mediterranean dishes), La Gourmandise (American inspired cuisine for lunch and dinner), St. Regis Bar & Wine Vault, and the BH Burger Bar.
Aside from the fine dining, the resort offers a prestigious spa, an in room movie night (complete with popcorn, snacks, and a Blu-ray player in your suite), culinary classes, or a jungle island VIP Safari Tour.
Sunset Key Cottages, A Luxury Collection Resort – Key West
Begin your adventure at this resort by taking a boat ride over to the resort as it hides on an exclusive 27-acre island just off the coast of Key West. With its convenient location, enjoy iconic bars on Duval Street in Key West, or simply eat at The Latitudes fantastic restaurant or the poolside bar – Flipper’s Pool Bar.
Head back over to Key West to visit renowned sites like the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Truman’s Whitehouse, and Key West’s African Refugee Cemetery. If site seeing isn’t your idea of fun, head to the water to enjoy kayaking through mangrove tunnels, scuba diving around shipwrecks, or paddle boating.
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Fernandina Beach
Located at the tip of a barrier island off the coast, this resort offers fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean. If you and your spouse are looking to try some new food, the Omni Amelia resort offers guests to try their Flavors of the World, where they are able to try international cuisine.
Aside from elegant dinner options, you are able to enjoy 3.5 miles of private beaches, top of the line resort pools, pristine golf courses, and a full service spa.
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Jacksonville
Located in the Northeast portion of Florida, this resort offers multiple unique experiences for guests to choose from since there are two major properties: the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, and the Lodge & Club.
There are many dining options to choose from, like the Seahorse Grille, the Chef’s Table at Seahorse Grille, The Surf Deck Grille, The Tavern, Golf Club Dining Room, and the Sea View Grille and Lounge.
This resort is most known for the infamous “Island Golf Hole”, but if golf isn’t your game, you could choose from a number of activities to partake in. From beach and water activities to relaxing at the spa, couples can find a way to fill their days throughout their stay.
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa – Lower Torch Key
This resort may be the most enticing to couples as it is an adults only paradise. Take your pick from arriving at the resort through a seaplane or the resort’s private boat.
Enjoy private rooms with thatched roofs and vaulted ceilings with private outdoor showers. Enjoy the relaxing SpaTerre that features two stories of relaxing spa treatments.
Enjoy fine dining at the resort restaurant in the Dining Room, or private dining with beautiful scenery, or you could even enjoy your food within the privacy of your bungalow. Enjoy kayaking, backcountry flats fishing, and much more – so your stay can be as relaxing or event-filled as you want!
Pelican Grand Beach Resort – Fort Lauderdale
This resort boasts 500 feet of private beaches, which is the perfect way to spend a relaxing vacation with your spouse. If you want an action packed vacation, this is a resort for you with a Daily Events Calendar that holds anything from live music to a multitude of beach activities to choose from, so there is no possibility of being bored on this trip!
If a packed-filled vacation is not your idea of fun, take a day (or week) relaxing at the rooftop spa, or take a dip in their beachside pool, along with a lazy river! For elegant dining, head on over to Ocean2000 or the O2K lounge for cocktails, and cap off your night at The Emporium for some ice cream!
The Breakers – Palm Beach
During your stay at The Breakers, you can choose between beautiful traditional hotel rooms, or staying at a more private bungalow. Either way, you are almost guaranteed to have a beautiful view of the ocean!
Take a dip in one of four fantastic pools (one of which is adult only), five whirlpool spas, or head on out to a private beach for your own enjoyment! Speaking of private beaches, this half of a mile beach is home to many water activities for you to enjoy throughout your stay!
This resort is home to ten resort dining options, offering a wide variety of cuisine, from seafood to steak, to Italian, so there is bound to be something for you!
The Don CeSar, St Pete Beach
Recently renovated, enjoy this resort’s many amenities and breathtaking views while sitting atop wind-swept dunes with views of the beautiful water in every direction.
Established in 1928, this famous resort is known for pulling in luxurious vacationers and some of America’s most famous figures. You can choose between regular resort rooms, or extend your stay with the Beach House suites!
Enjoy your pick from six different dining options: the Maritana, the Society Table, Uncle Andy’s Market, the Rowe Bar, the Beacon Pool Bar & Lounge, and the Lobby Bar. Fill your vacation with a relaxing spa day, or enjoy one of the many water activities to partake in at the resort!
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami *** Top Rated Couples Resort in Florida ***
The Ritz-Carlton Biscayne is located on its own private beach, just minutes away from Miami Beach.Thanks to its location, a couple may enjoy one of the many activities on the resort from the wonderful spa to the water sports, or head off to the resort and enjoy the Miami nightlife.
Dining at this resort is not a problem at all as you have a few different options to choose from. The Lightkeepers, inspired by the Cape Florida Lighthouse, celebrates Florida found ingredients including seafood, cheese, and beef. Another option would be Cantina Beach, delivering a taste of Mexico at your resort.
A few steps away from the adult-only pool sits the Dune Burgers on the Beach, offering gourmet burgers at this oceanfront lounge. Of course you can’t miss Scoop, a poolside ice cream parlor.
Casa Monica Resort and Spa – St. Augustine, Florida
Start your relaxing vacation off right at this resort with a glass of champagne upon your arrival. Enjoy private access to not just the Serenata Beach Club on Ponte Vedra Beach, but the Palencia Golf Club as well.
If you enjoy viewing art this resort is perfect for you as it has a Grand Bohemian Art Gallery right at the resort! Dining at this resort starts with Costa Brava, which offers Mediterranean cuisine.
Enjoy classic jazz or flamenco guitar as you enjoy cocktails at the Cobalt Lounge. Enjoy stunning views of St. Augustine at the Terrace Dining as you eat a Mediterranean style four course meal.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa – Manalapan
Being one of the highest rated hotels located in Florida, this resort almost guarantees a relaxing getaway that you and your spouse will likely never forget.
Pick one of the countless activities to enjoy together throughout your stay like exploring the Palm Beach, partake in water sports at the beach, lounge around in private cabanas, enjoy the EAU spa, or even activate your competitive side by playing some tennis!
Take your pick from a few dining options at theEngle, Breeze Ocean Kitchen, Polpo Palm Beach, the Stir Bar & Terrace, or enjoy some special dining events if they match up with your stay!
Fontainebleau Miami Beach – Miami, Florida
Located in the heart of Miami, this resort is perfect for a young couple to both relax in the beautiful Miami sunshine and enjoy the infamous Fontainebleau nightlife.
Pick from four unique bars and clubs with their own flavor and decor. There are many dining options at this resort: Hakkasan (Chef Loo’s menu of modern Cantonese cuisine),La Cote (Southern France setting with a live DJ bar sprinkled with inspired cocktails and Mediterranean style snacks and desserts), Arcadia Grill (casual dining with pizza made from scratch or famous burgers), Scarpetta by Scot Conant(Italian cuisine), and Stripsteak by Michael Mina (steakhouse).
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club – St. Petersburg, Florida
Located in the beautiful area of St. Petersburg, Florida, this resort will offer many dining options and experiences for you and your spouse to partake in. Of course this resort is most known for the Vinod Golf Club designed by the infamous architect Ron Garl.
If golf isn’t the thing for you, this resort is just a few steps away from the St. Pete Pier and the Dali Museum. Of course there are many water sport activities and sightseeing opportunities throughout the resort.
Enjoy seafood and international dishes at Paul’s Landing, or start your day off at the Veranda Cafe. The Promenade Lobby Bar offers a variety of cocktails or small appetizers while listening to some live entertainment. If you want stunning views of the golf course, the Vinoy Club Grill offers fantastic views and excellent food.
The Pearl Hotel – Rosemary Beach, Florida
Here at the Pearl Hotel, elegance is apparent throughout the entire resort. From breathtaking views of the Gulf Coast, to the exclusive Pearl Suite – located at the top of the distinctive clock tower.
Enjoy four different dining options at the resort’s main restaurant: the Havana Bar and Grill.
Enjoy the main dining area that serves Gulf Coast and Caribbean food, or you could head up to the Rooftop to enjoy shared plates inspired by the Beach Bar and Grill. The Havana Beach lounge is a great place to enjoy craft made-to-order cocktails, and finally, the Varanda, which displays views overlooking the Gulf and Main Street.
Mandarin Oriental – Miami, Florida
Located on three acres of the private island of Brickell Key, this five star resort offers a perfect getaway while still in close proximity to the Miami lifestyle.
This resort offers many dining options right on site: La Mar by Gaston Acurios (Peru cuisine), MO Bar + Lounge, Oasis Pool Cafe, Breakfast by Mandarin Oriental, and some group dining opportunities.
Enjoy a relaxing day at the spa, private yacht trips, Japanese whiskey tasting, or spend a night at the museum. If you want to get off the resort for a little bit, head on over to visit the famous shops of Miami, the many different nightclubs to enjoy, or try one of the many different dining options found in Miami.
The Ritz-Carlton – Amelia Island, Florida
The Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island is known for being the only U.S. city to have been under the control of eight different nations. This resort is most famous for their spa, which offers an oceanfront setting and the most infamous services like the “Heaven in Hammock” massage or the Ocean Healing bath.
Dining options include Salt (signature seafood restaurant), Coast (coastal cuisine), Coquina (dishes inspired by the island’s Eight Flags heritage), Tidewater Grill (grilled classics), the Lobby Bar, and First Drop (offering coffee, juice, and handcrafted smoothies and milkshakes). Head to the golf course for a beautiful 18 hole course.