A list of the top five Miami hotel and spa resorts is not an easy task because the area has a large number of high–quality locations on fabulous beaches. Spa services include listed facilities, complimentary items, and available services. Each location has direct beach access to the ocean or bay shores. Based on available spa services, hotel ratings, and overall value, the following list comes with only one reservation: this list could easily have stretched to 20 or more!
- Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa
Located on the beach, this highly rated spa hotel is near the vibrant South Beach area. It offers four outdoor swimming pools and six spa tubs. The hotel amenities include a large fitness room, yoga and meditation areas, sauna, and steam room. Guests can use an onsite computer station with complimentary Wi-Fi Internet connectivity. There is a restaurant, coffee shop, and cafe on premises along with lounge and poolside bars.
- Acqualina Resort and Spa
Receiving some of the highest hotel ratings, this beachfront property has a large spa with many various services for guests to choose. A 20,000-square foot oceanfront spa offers 16 treatment rooms including Scandinavian saunas, aromatic steam rooms, and Experience Showers. Guests can use relaxation rooms for after-spa therapy. Guests can choose stays in the available private spa couples suite, a secluded spa pool, and heated whirlpool with a European waterfall. Hotel amenities include three on-site restaurants and three outdoor swimming pools.
- The Palms Hotel & Spa
This well-regarded Beach hotel offers a spa and fitness center. It has an Aveda Spa and Salon on premises. Hotel amenities include a natural foods restaurant, gourmet cuisine, and complimentary wireless internet access, luxury pillow top mattresses, beds with premium quality bedding, 32-inch plasma TVs, premium cable TV, iPod combination clock-radios, mini-bars, desks, and ceiling fans. Each room also has complimentary toiletries from Aveda bath products.
- Marenas Beach Resort & Spa
This beachfront hotel offers spa services and facilities including a sauna, spa tub, full-service health spa offering facials and body treatments, and a steam room. Hotel amenities include an outdoor splash pool, a lounge in the re-designed lobby, an outdoor pool with poolside bar, and a 24-hour business center. Suites feature balconies with ocean or bay views, down comforters, and Egyptian-cotton linens. Each room has complimentary Wi-Fi, a plasma TV, a CD/DVD player, and complimentary Elemis toiletries. Breakfast is available with a surcharge.
- Shore Club
Shore Club features two dramatic, infinity-edge pools, an 8,000-square-foot rooftop spa, a fitness center, and direct access to the beach. The hotel offers two highly regarded restaurants on-site, Nobu, serving Japanese cuisine, and Terrazza, serving authentic Italian dishes. Hotel amenities include free Wi-Fi, concierge desk, 24-hour front desk, and available breakfast service.