Apr. 15th, 2010

Hotel Review: Acqualina Resort & Spa, Miami

Luxury Hotels: When you head to Miami, no other resort better encompasses the Miami lifestyle than the Acqualina Resort. The luxury resort property is ideally situated on 4.5 beachfront acres with 400 feet of stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline. The Mediterranean style villa offers guest rooms, suites and residences and an array of luxury amenities. Located just between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Acqualina is just minutes from the world famous Bal Harbour Shops and a short drive to the vibrant daytime activities and nightlife of Miami Beach, South Beach, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale.

Acqualina offers guests the chance to experience guestrooms, suites and residences in addition to a 20,000 square foot oceanfront spa, fine dining right on the ocean, three oceanfront pools and the AcquaMarine children's program, a marine-biology based activity for the kids. With so many amenities, it is easy to see why Acqualina has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the AAA Five Diamond Award for 2010, 4 Star Spa Mobil Rating, 2008 Top Spa by Conde Nast Traveller, Best Day Spa by Allure Magazine and Travel + Leisure World's Best Award.

Book this hotel now with confidence! Personal Service. Best Rate Guarantee. 100% Luxury Hotels. Book Now! The resort currently has 54 guest rooms and 43 suites as well as 188 residences with well-appointed classic décor and modern amenities. In addition, the property also offers a complimentary $40 spa treatment credit for each night of stay per person as well as transportation to Bal Harbour Shops and Aventura Mall.

The Acqualina is known for its excellent oceanfront dining experiences. The resort property is home to Aaria Bar & Lounge, Costa Grill and Il Mulino New York. Il Mulino has been honored as the #1 Italian Restaurant on the New York City Zagat Survey and adheres to sustainability guidelines, including the 100-mile rule and being 100% organic.

ESPA at Acqualina combines ancient and modern therapies with the latest and finest skin care advances for a restful and relaxing experience. Treatments utilize the full line of ESPA marine, aromatherapy and skincare products, formulated with organic plant materials for the best results. The cutting edge spa offers an array of treatments in the 20,000 square foot space which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and features his and her locker rooms equipped with sauna, steam room, his and her relaxation lounges, and an outdoor spa veranda with outdoor spa pools.

In addition to the Acqualina's beach bar and restaurant, Costa Grill, the resort is also the home of New York City's most acclaimed Italian restaurant, Il Mulino New York. Il Mulino is renowned for intimate beach dining for two as well as a bustling and energetic atmosphere, market fresh daily specials, extensive selection of fine Italian wines and an impeccable wait staff.

The waterfront beach property is the perfect getaway for romance or a family-friendly vacation destination.
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