Florida is one of the most-visited states in the country. It’s easy to see what makes it such a popular tourist destination and if you’re a fan of sunshine and sandy beaches, a trip to Florida may be the perfect vacation for you. There are numerous hotels to choose from and some of the most expensive hotels in Florida will amaze you.
Like any vacation, where you choose to stay can have a significant impact on your overall experience. Keep reading to find out more about some of the fanciest hotels in the Sunshine State.
Sunset Key Cottages
245 Front St, Key West, FL 33040
The Sunset Key Cottages are on a private island just minutes away from Key West. At this luxury resort, you can choose from one, two, three, or four-bedroom cottages that offer wrap-around verandas with gorgeous views of the water.
Located on a 27-acre private island, the Sunset Key Cottages are the epitome of a luxurious island getaway. During your stay, you can enjoy a meal at their award-winning restaurant, spend time by the pool or ocean, or relax at the spa. The cost per night at the Sunset Key Cottages ranges from $700-$4,400.
Little Palm Island
28500 Overseas Hwy, Little Torch Key, FL 33042
If you take a trip to the Little Palm Island Resort, you can guarantee your trip will be memorable. Little Palm Island is an adult-only, private island resort. Located off the Florida Keys in Little Torch Key, guests arrive at Little Palm Island by private boat or seaplane.
When you book a trip to Little Palm Island, you get your own private bungalow with an incredible ocean view. This resort has made it on Condé Nast Traveler's list of The Best New Hotels in the World and the World’s Best Awards for Top 10 Resort Hotels in Florida in Travel & Leisure magazine. The average cost per night at Little Palm Island is $2,744.
The Moorings Village
123 Beach Road, Islamorada, FL, 33036
The Moorings Village in Islamorada, Florida is halfway between Miami and Key West. At this resort, you’ll find luxurious private cottages, beautiful gardens, and beachfront views. It has been ranked as the top resort in the Florida Keys by Condé Nast Traveler and has been praised for its gorgeous oceanfront views by many other travel publications like Fodor’s Travel, Southern Living, and Travel and Leisure.
The Moorings Village offers guests solitude and privacy throughout their stay. They also offer several different cottages from one to three bedrooms that include everything you need during your vacation The nightly rate for a private cottage ranges from $1,680-$2,640.
The Boca Raton Beach Club
501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432
The Boca Raton Beach Club is an elegant resort in Boca Raton, Florida. A stay at the Boca Raton Beach Club means having access to ocean views, a luxury pool, beachfront dining, and private cabanas. Guests can step out of the resort onto the private beach and spend their days relaxing in the sun.
They offer a variety of rooms from three-bedroom ocean-view suites to one-bedroom rooms with an ocean view and sun deck. The nightly rate for a stay at the Boca Raton Beach Club ranges from $400-$1500 a night.
The Don CeSar
3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
The Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Florida is a historic hotel that has been open since 1928. With a long history of famous guests visiting for luxurious vacations, the Don CeSar has celebrated almost 100 years in business in St. Pete Beach.
Each room is decorated to reflect the beach-inspired Florida charm and is just steps away from beautiful St. Pete Beach. The layouts of the guest rooms are spacious with beautifully-designed tubs and showers to give you the feel of a spa. The cost of a one-night stay at the Don CeSar ranges from $659-$2,269.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131
The Four Seasons Hotel Miami is a hotel in downtown Miami, Florida. Located right on Brickell Avenue, this resort is just minutes away from the bustle of city life while still providing the peace of an ocean getaway. The Four Seasons Hotel Miami provides access to a fitness center, luxurious spa, and peaceful outdoor pool.
When you stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami you can choose from a number of room styles from the Premier Bay-view Room to the two-bedroom suites. The two-bedroom suites are perfect for families and have a separate living and sleeping area with full-kitchen access. Rooms at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami range from $575-$6,732 a night.
The Ritz Carlton Sarasota
1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
The Ritz Carlton Sarasota is a well-known, luxury hotel located in Sarasota, Florida. Anyone who stays at this resort will be amazed by all it has to offer. From the onsite spa to the unparalleled golfing experience, staying at the Ritz Carlton is the most memorable way to experience Sarasota.
Each room is spacious with a private balcony overlooking the beautiful water and views of the city. Even the bathroom in each room provides you with a spa-like feel to help you escape and relax during your vacation. Guests who stay at the Ritz Carlton Sarasota have access to the exclusive Beach Club as well as the 18-hole Ritz Carlton golf course.
The Breakers Palm Beach
1 S County Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480
The Breakers Palm Beach is a five-star resort in Palm Beach, Florida that offers many amenities for guests. Aside from the oceanfront view, guests at this resort also have access to a spa, two golf courses, and a fitness center.
There are over 500 rooms available at the Breakers Palm Beach so you can choose your level of luxury. Each room includes flat-screen TVs, minibars, and beautiful views of the ocean. During your stay, you’ll also have access to their Ocean Fitness center, four pools, and a private beach. A one-night stay ranges from $690-$4,445.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
100 South Ocean Boulevard, Manalapan, FL 33462
The Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is a resort and spa in Palm Beach. It’s the only property in Palm Beach to earn the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star recognition and has also earned the AAA Five Diamond Award.
The Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is the perfect relaxing getaway for those wanting to lounge on the beach or tan in the sun. The rooms and suites available offer private balconies with views of the ocean, pool, or the resort’s garden. You can choose from guest rooms, suites, or club-level rooms. The Eau Lanai Terrace Suites include easy access to both of the resort’s pools and views of the ocean. A one-night stay at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa ranges from $510-$6,520.
Ocean Key Resort & Spa
0 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040
The Ocean Key Resort & Spa is a highly-rated luxury resort that offers fantastic views, waterfront dining, and a private balcony in each room. This resort is right across from Mallory Square, which places you adjacent to the thriving history and nightlife of Key West. The resort also includes a spa where they specialize in Balinese treatments and Thai body rituals.
The Ocean Key Resort & Spa has ranked in the Top 15 Resorts in Florida by Travel and Leisure and the Top 10 Resorts in the Florida Keys by Condé Nast Traveler. Rooms at the Ocean Key Resort & Spa range from $400-$1,200 a night.
The Most Luxurious Hotels in Florida
The most expensive hotels in Florida have a lot to offer guests. Aside from the beautiful views, many have additional amenities such as spas, fitness centers, exclusive dining opportunities, and private balconies.
While what’s available at each resort varies, they all promise a private, relaxing, and exclusive stay in the Sunshine State. These resorts range from $500 to almost $7,000 a night depending on the rooms you choose. If you’re looking for a luxurious and stunning getaway, consider one of these gorgeous Florida hotels and resorts.
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