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Memphis
Reviewed 14 December 2014

The Aqualina is a boutique hotel tucked in to the lower (29) floors of an oceanfront Miami luxury condominium. The level of service can only be described as "over the top". After checking in at the front desk, where we were offered a welcome drink and refreshing towel, we were given a tour of the property then brought to your...

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AcqualinaManagement, Hotel Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear ElvisMem, I greatly appreciate your visit at Acqualina and read with much delight that it exceeded your expectations. That is ultimately what we are striving for and I am very pleased to know that we succeeded in pampering you and contributing to a most memorable vacation. I have already shared your sentiments with our dream makers and especially Sonia...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2014

From the minute your car pulls up until you leave, this is a luxurious spot. Check in with champagne always works and a tour of the property helps you get your bearings. Once you're settled it's down to the pools and beach. Three pools to choose from, just follow the sun, and the beach is grand. The grill bar has...

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AcqualinaManagement, Hotel Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear SLK54, Thank you for taking the time to provide this wonderful feedback respective your most recent experience at Acqualina here on Tripadvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed our luxurious accommodations, the meticulously groomed and manicured grounds along with the swaying palm trees and world class service, that truly makes it very difficult to leave. t will be my...

Reviewed 9 December 2014

Here are two firsts for me, I have never, till now written a review before I checked out and I have never planned my next stay at the same resort. Don't get me wrong I have stayed in a lot of fabulous places but it is a big world with lots of places to stay so until now I have...

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AcqualinaManagement, Vice Chairman and Partner at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Dugan816, Thank you ever so much for sharing these wonderful memories from your most recent experience at Acqualina. It fills me with great pride to see that our staff of dedicated and passionate professionals not only met but exceeded your expectations. I will most certainly share your feedback with our entire team. We pride ourselves with excellent service and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 December 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Acqualina to celebrate our anniversary. From the moment we checked in we were treated like we were the only guests at the hotel. Upon check in we were escorted to our room and given a full tour of the property. Our room was beautiful and perfectly appointed. Turndown service at night included laying...

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AcqualinaManagement, Vice President /Partner at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Gabe2014, I greatly appreciate you taking the time to write this wonderful review about your recent stay with us. Our Acqualina Spa by ESPA is truly a magnificent journey and I am pleased your wife was able to enjoy her treatment and our team of dream makers exceeded her expectations. We pride ourselves with providing world class service in...

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

This place is amazing! From the valet to the pool staff everything is as classy as it gets! We were in a suite on the 28th floor and what an amazing view. Great balcony where my wife and I spend the night just staring at the stars and listening to the beautiful sounds of the waves. There are three pools....

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AcqualinaManagement, Hotel Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Dannysreviews, It was a great pleasure and privilege to host you at Acqualina and we are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I am overjoyed to know that our entire team of dream makers looked after your well being from the moment you arrived until your departure and everywhere in between. Thank you very much for highlighting our...

Aventura, Florida, United States
Reviewed 3 December 2014

What can I say but that this was a birthday experience for the history books thanks to the excellent service provided at this resort. I was already delighted to know I would be on property for my birthday since I have always thought very highly of the acqualina resort. As a fellow colleague in the local luxury hotel business I...

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AcqualinaManagement, Hotel Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Roxanna B I greatly appreciate your wonderful sentiments respective the most recent stay here at Acqualina and I thank you for allowing us to pamper you for such a special occasion. I truly enjoyed meeting you and your friend and it pleases me greatly to know that your experience was a perfect journey from start to finish. And we...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Acqualina is a beautiful hotel. It's a bit pretentious on entry (yeah, we get it, some of your customers drive Rolls Royces, thanks for lining the driveway with them, and yeah, we get that you're going for Mediterranean palazzo, but it's a bit fussy) but undeniably attractive. I recognize that it's a matter of taste, but it was a little...

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AcqualinaManagement, Hotel Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear carrietj I greatly appreciate you taking the time for such thorough review and rest assured your sentiments are not only acknowledged, they are in fact taken very seriously. It is through the eyes of our guests we are able to clearly see the opportunities before us to improve the existing and our services. We have already addressed the jet...

New York
Reviewed 25 November 2014

My family of four (2 children under the age of 6) stayed at the Aqualina in June 2014. We are familiar with the area and have stayed at the Loews on South Beach previously as well as other hotels and rentals in the area. The trip was last minute and we decided to try the Aqualina based on its reputation...

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Dear AdQueen, I cannot begin to thank you enough for writing such a detailed and picturesque account of your stay at Acqualina. It is truly all encompassing and it makes me so incredibly happy that you had such a wonderful and truly exceptional experience. I could hardly describe Acqualina any better than you did in this review and it is...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 November 2014

The most luxurious amenities and services. From Giovanna, at the front desk, to Marcus, at the amazing breakfast buffet, to the cabana boys, Jonathan and Daniel the service was amazing. Il Mulina and the Spa are both top notch. I would recommend anyone who can afford to stay at a 5 diamond hotel to try Acqualina. My husband and I...

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AcqualinaManagement, Hotel Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Dafina W Thank you very much for your delightful review and the praise for Acqualina, particularly the dream makers highlighted. It will be my distinct pleasure to share it with all and I know it will put a big smile on everyone's face. I am very happy that you enjoyed the luxurious accommodations and all amenities, especially the scrumptious...

Reviewed 10 November 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Acqualina for five days with our toddler son. From the moment we arrived, we were treated to the best hotel experience I've ever had. Everyone was extremely friendly and offered any assistance we might need. At one point, we were lost on the mezzanine level and were assisted by one of the hotel...

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Dear Kate M Thank you very much for your wonderful review and I am elated that you and your family truly relished your experience at Acqualina. It gives me great pleasure to share your sentiments with our dedicated and passionate team of dream makers, particularly Katty who exceeded your expectations on this most recent stay. We have means to reward...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is a place where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach and a recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award, the AAA Five Diamond Award and the Andrew Harper’s Reader’s Choice Award for Top #1 Top Beach Resort, #1 Top Spa Resort and #1 Top Family Resort. A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort & Spa features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residencies with breathtaking views of Atlantic Ocean. Step into a world of luxury at this Miami Beach Resort with unprecedented accommodations and service, world-class dining destinations, including Piazzetta Marketplace, AQ by Acqualina with menus provided by Il Mulino New York and a separate restaurant by the Il Mulino New York, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious boardroom, a world class fitness center offering the latest Artis technology and an innovative marine biology-based children’s program. A variety of lavish interior and exterior venues provide an ideal background for opulent weddings and memorable events on the lush property grounds boasting 400 feet of stunning Atlantic coastline. Acqualina Spa by ESPA, the first ESPA-branded spa in the United States, provides guests with an exquisite 20,000-square-foot, two-story tranquil sanctuary of excellence and relaxation set in a class of its own offering 11 multi-functional treatment rooms and an extravagant private spa suite for two, along with the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace complete with a spa pool, heated jet pool, and Roman waterfall – all set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

Address: 17875 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-2718
Region: United States > Florida > Sunny Isles Beach
Price Range: $540 - $1,902 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Acqualina Resort And Spa On The Beach
Acqualina Resort & Spa On The Beach Hotel Sunny Isles Beach
Acqualina Hotel Sunny Isles Beach
Acqualina Hotel On The Beach
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach
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“Ocean front rooms have beautiful views”
 of 5 bubbles virginiasal, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it get an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles rosedr, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Intracoastal rooms (larger than Ocean View ones)”
 of 5 bubbles 872lievenc, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The one bedroom suites have an extra single bedroom that is perfect for a child to sleep in a quiet space.”
 of 5 bubbles CGall030, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible, upgrade to an ocean front room. We stayed on the intracoastal side overlooking Collins Ave and it was quite loud.”
 of 5 bubbles rsgiunta2, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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