Room type

Mediterranean villa charm with access to the beach

White sand wonder

Set between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, this high rise with private white sand beach is 9 miles from Miami Beach, 4 miles from Bal Harbour, 11 miles from South Beach, and within 7 miles of Hollywood.

Idyllic dining, spa

With 3 restaurants and a lounge, 3 pools, and a 2-story beachfront, full-service spa, guests are never at a loss for activities. Acqualina Resort and Spa also features a private beach club and an oceanfront fitness center.

Luxurious living

Guestrooms have private terraces, separate sitting areas, and marble bathrooms with telephones, large soak tubs, and separate, glass-enclosed showers. Beds have goose-down duvets and 400-count linens.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in an upscale neighborhood 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) north of North Miami Beach, the oceanfront Acqualina Resort and Spa is within 10 miles (16.1 kilometers) of downtown Miami and Land Shark Stadium. Miami Beach is 9 miles (14.5 kilometers) away.

The resort sits on 400 feet (122 meters) of private, white-sand beach and features 3 onsite restaurants, including Il Mulino New York, a fine-dining establishment serving contemporary Italian cuisine. The resort has 3 pools, including an adults-only pool, a zero-entry pool, and a children's pool.

ESPA, a 2-story, 20,000-square-foot day spa, sits on the beach and offers 16 treatment rooms, including a private spa suite for 2, a private spa pool, heated pool with a Roman waterfall, ice fountains, and a heated jet pool. Services include facials, advanced massages, holistic and Ayurvedic treatments, and beauty services. Resort guests receive complimentary spa access, which includes Crystal Steam Rooms, Finnish Saunas, and Experience Showers, in addition to a $40 spa treatment credit each night of stay.

This Sunny Isles resort offers a business center, ocean-view meeting space, and pet-friendly services. Complimentary transportation takes guests to Bal Harbour Shops. Babysitting/child care and a marine biology-based children's program are also available, as is wireless Internet access (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's club (free)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Number of floors - 28
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 98
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 2002
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Children's pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Sofa bed


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Free bottled water
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Free newspaper
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room massage available
  • Free WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Turndown service
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Slippers
  • Sofa bed
  • Television
  • Private bathroom
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • In-room safe
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Where to Eat

Il Mulino New York - Italian cuisine. Extensive Italian wine list. Serves dinner nightly.

Costa Grill - Al fresco, oceanfront grill offering sandwiches, salads, burgers, and wraps. Casual setting. Open daily for lunch.

AQ by Acqualina - Modern American cuisine with a sushi bar and wine list. Serves dinner nightly.

Piazzetta Marketplace - Offers coffee, gelato, and dessert.

Private beach dining - The hotel offers private beachfront dining to only one couple each night. Guests work directly with the hotel chef to create a food and wine menu; the table is set directly on the beach and is surrounded by candles and tropical vegetation.

Room service - Available 24 hours a day.

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Nearby Things to Do

Acqualina Resort and Spa's beachfront location allows guests to swim, snorkel, or sunbathe on the private, white-sand beaches. Three pools, including an adults-only pool, a zero-entry pool, and a children's pool, are on site. Pool sun loungers, umbrellas, and cabanas (surcharge) are also available. A 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art fitness equipment overlooks the ocean. A complimentary children's club is also on site. Hotel staff lead local-area sightseeing tours daily.

Guests enjoy use of golf and tennis facilities at nearby resorts (surcharge). Boaters have access to the nearby Williams Island Marina for yachts of up to 165 feet (surcharge). The marina is 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) away by road. Bowling, hiking, water sports and activities, and skydiving are all nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Boat tours nearby
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Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Number of treatment rooms 16
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Acqualina Resort and Spa permits one dog or one cat, weighing 25 pounds or less and not more than 14 inches, per guestroom (surcharge). The following rules apply: Pets may not be kept on patio areas or balconies of guestrooms or suites when the owner is not present. The City of Sunny Isles does not permit any pets on the beach. Housekeeping services will not be performed without the pet owner present, unless the pet is crated. Pet owners are responsible for the repair or replacement of any items stained or damaged by the pet. Proof of current vaccination shots are required prior to the pet's arrival. Pet owners are responsible for any injury inflicted upon a resort guest or resort employee by their pet. Pet owners must provide a mobile telephone number in the event of their pet becoming a nuisance or annoyance to other guests. Pet owners must collect all solid wastes of their pets and dispose of such wastes appropriately.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

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The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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