Plan a romantic trip to South Beach, Florida to enjoy sunny weather, world-class restaurants, shopping and spas. Whether you are looking for a plush oceanview suite or a cozy room with Art Deco touches, our list includes some of the best romantic weekend getaways in South Beach. Most of the hotels have pools where you can relax in a lounge chair or rent a luxurious cabana for the weekend. Enjoy unique architecture, art and creative decor.

1. The Raleigh

The Raleigh
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From a beautifully designed outdoor pool with plush poolside cabanas to a relaxing sandy beach, The Raleigh offers vacationers a five star experience in the heart of South Beach. You will have a choice of elegant rooms and luxurious suites. The Raleigh Suite is the hotel's signature suite which measures 1,000 square feet and overlooks Collins Avenue. During the day, enjoy the view from the large terrace with an outdoor shower. Perfect for couples on their romantic getaway, the Raleigh Suite has a whirlpool tub and dual shower. If you want a view of the ocean as well as the city, book the Loft. Although it doesn't have a terrace like the Raleigh Suite, the 425-square-foot Loft offers spectacular 360 degree views from every angle in the suite.

Dine at Restaurant Michael Schwartz which serves a unique interpretation of American cuisine by James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schwartz. Martini Bar is a popular hotspot where you can listen to talented Jazz artists and sample handcrafted cocktails. The Pool Bar is perfect for those who want to spend their day relaxing in the sun and people watching. Browse our best places to visit in Florida guide for more ideas.

2. Oceanview Rooms at SLS South Beach

Oceanview Rooms at SLS South Beach
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Fans of luxury, nightlife and people watching can check into the SLS South Beach which offers elegant guest rooms and suites with panoramic views. Located on Collins Avenue, the hotel offers two restaurants serving Spanish and traditional Japanese cuisine. The Bazaar restaurant is run by James Beard award-winning Chef Jose Andres with both indoor and outdoor seating. The Spanish-style menu is influenced by local Latin flavors. Katsuya serves delicious creations by Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi, well known for his top-rated sushi bars. The restaurant offers innovative sushi and robata dishes. Guests can also relax at the restaurant's lounge, the Dragon Room. ll stylishly appointed guest accommodations at have SLS signature king-size beds, 42-inch HD LCD TVs, iPad and high-speed WiFi.

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3. National Hotel Miami Beach

National Hotel Miami Beach
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The National Hotel has 151 guest rooms and suites, a pool, and a private beach area. From this oceanfront hotel, guests have direct access to the beach. The property is located in the heart of the Art Deco district, near nightclubs, shopping and dining. There are two swimming pools, including a 205-foot infinity pool. Ask for a room or a suite with a view of the beach. The full-service concierge at the hotel can help you plan your visit, especially if it's your first time in the area. Ask for assistance with dining reservations, nightclub access and other activities. If you are looking for a unique experience, book the Triplex Three-bedroom Suite which is located under the hotel's cupola. More info

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4. Art Deco Clinton Hotel

Art Deco Clinton Hotel
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The stylish Clinton Hotel features cutting edge design elements such as its chic pool, custom furniture, lighting fixtures, and even drinking glasses created exclusively for the hotel by a French architect and designer Eric Raffy. The newly-added Panico Salon and Spa overlooks the garden interior courtyard and offers a full menu of spa services that can be enjoyed in one of the treatment rooms, poolside or in the privacy of your room. The exterior of the hotel is a 75-year old Art Deco structure that fits perfectly into the local theme. To ensure quality and attentive service, a former manager of The Waldorf-Astoria was appointed to oversee the hotel.

The hotel is located in the heart of the Art Deco district, two blocks from Ocean Drive, near sandy beaches, boutique shopping, fine restaurants and nightclubs. The 88 guest rooms are individually furnished with whimsical yet practical elements such as adjustable lighting to accommodate different moods, and unique bathrooms with a wall of clear glass. The loft suites are built around the interior courtyard, with a view of the spa pool or waterfall. Balcony suites have whirlpool tubs, perfect for a romantic getaway. If something catches your eye and you would like to buy it for your home, make a note of it since it may be available for sale. (305-938-4040). Check out these unique day trips from Naples.

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5. TownHouse Hotel

TownHouse Hotel
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Get away for a fun weekend at TownHouse Hotel, located in a five-story building near hip clubs, shops and restaurants. During the day, lounge on the beach or on the terrace. At sundown, the hotel's outdoor rooftop terrace transforms into a hip nighttime hot spot. 69 guest rooms are located in the renovated five-story building from the late 1930s. Hotel guests receive complimentary Parisian breakfast in the morning as well as complimentary coffee and tea during the day. (877-534-3800). Check out our romantic weekend getaways guide for more ideas.

6. The Hotel of South Beach

The Hotel of South Beach
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The Hotel of South Beac has a stylish restaurant and a roof top pool - a great spot from which to enjoy sunsets, views of the water, and relax with a cocktail. Guests who want to work out can do so at the fitness studio. Or head for the beach with a complimentary beach chairs and umbrella provided by the hotel. The 52 rooms and suites feature custom-crafted furniture, luxurious beds and rain-head showers in the bathrooms. Details include Frette linens and towels, complimentary wireless internet access and twice daily maid service. Enjoy award-winning cuisine at the Wish Garden serving classic American cuisine with Asian accents in a romantic outdoor setting. (305-531-2222). Browse our things to do in Florida guide for more ideas.

7. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
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Check into the plush Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, to relax at the spa, enjoy fine dining and luxury service. Relax next to the outdoor infinity pool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, try a couple's treatment in a private suite with a whirlpool, and tour the hotel's multi-million dollar original art collection. The property occupies the site of the former DiLido Hotel; the building was restored preserving original Art Deco design features including black terrazzo floors, a grand lobby staircase, and a curved lobby wall with 72 inlaid domed wall sconces.

The hotel wellness center measures 16,000 square feet in size and has 14-treatment rooms, a fitness center, relaxation lounges, a salon and two couple's suites with whirlpools. The facility is based on La Maison de Beaute Carita philosophy that combines a relaxing environment with a holistic approach to beauty. Several signature treatments were designed to help you prepare for a night of partying. The Avant SoBe is a five and a half hour treatment you should schedule prior to your night out; and Apres SoBe is the signature treatment to help the recovery the next day. Work out in the fitness center or join one of the oceanfront exercise classes. The facility is open seven days a week. Check out these fun day trips from Tampa to explore the nearby area.

The property is within walking distance of boutique shopping, restaurants and nightlife that have made this area famous around the world. Plan a quick weekend escape and relax at the hotel spa. The 376 guest rooms and suites are located in a 11-story landmark building and two new poolside buildings slightly elevated above the pool area with views of the ocean. There are 40 suites which make great honeymoon suites, 67 Ritz-Carlton Club Level rooms & suites, and One Ritz-Carlton Suite. The Moroccan-inspired restaurant features scenic ocean views and serves "Sun cuisine," innovative dishes inspired by the Southern Mediterranean rim and the North African coast. Bistro One LR is a modern American bistro which offers elegant indoor and outdoor dining. (800-241-3333).

8. The Betsy Hotel, South Beach

The Betsy Hotel, South Beach
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Set in an elegant Georgian Revival building which dates back to the 1940’s, The Betsy Boutique hotel is a South Beach gem. Cited as one of the best hotel in the world (Travel and Leisure), the Betsy is a perfect choice for a romantic getaway. The hotel lies at the quiet end of Ocean Drive but is close to everything you may want to do while in Miami Beach.

The guestrooms and suites are chic and stylish – for a totally indulgent getaway you can book the Skyline Penthouse which has a massive marble bathroom, wrap-around viewing balcony, a grand piano and a full kitchen. On site amenities include an outdoor pool and excellent dining options. Browse our best places to visit in Florida guide for more ideas.

1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 866 792 3879

9. 3 Pools and Priceless Art at the Setai

3 Pools and Priceless Art at the Setai
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The Setai is a luxury getaway, offering five star service, a sandy beach, and individually decorated guest rooms and suites in South Beach, Florida. The hotel is comprised of the Art Deco Building and the Tower. Authentic jade pieces from antique markets of China decorate the rooms. The unique spa draws its inspiration from the Pacific Rim. Each suite has ocean and pool views, a private bath and steam room. The beach has comfortable day beds, towels, water, magazines and iPods.

Guest suites feature authentic jade pieces from antique markets in China. Guest accommodations have spacious layouts and scenic views. There are several dining options, ranging from sophisticated to casual. Select from our menu of light fare and refreshing beverages available from the hotel's pool-side restaurant. The hotel has tree beautiful pools, ranging from moderate 75-degrees to 95-degrees. The beach features day beds overlooking the ocean. The Penthouse at the Setai in South Beach is one of the most expensive in the world, featuring its own swimming pool, two living rooms and a music area with a Steinway piano. There is a huge outdoor deck with panoramic ocean views. The total space measures 10,000 square feet in size. The Penthouse has 4 bedrooms, 2 of which are master bedrooms. The third bedroom has a queen bed and the fourth two twin beds. 24/7 Butler service ensures that all of your needs are met on this luxury getaway.

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10. Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Loews Miami Beach Hotel
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Located in the heart of South Beach, Loews Miami Beach Hotel is a great location for guests to relax and unwind during their beach vacation. Centrally located amidst the famed beach and exciting city, the hotel offers 790 guestrooms, including 65 suites with amazing views.

Steps from the beach, guests can spend their time soaking in the sun and swimming in the ocean, or they can relax poolside or in the cabanas, de-stress in the fitness center, or rejuvenate in the spa. The hotel allows guests to participate in various water sports like kayaking, banana boat rides, parasailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, or surfing.

Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305-604-1601

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11. Nautilus by Arlo

Nautilus by Arlo
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Directly overlooking the soft sand beach and azure waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Nautilus by Arlo is an excellent choice for your next romantic getaway. The hotel offers a range of guestrooms and suites, all of which are elegant and beautifully appointed and boast little luxuries like premium linens and a retro-styled mini bar and snack trunk. Rooms all boast sea or city skyline views. Couples can spend their days relaxing around the large, outdoor salt-water pool which has an underwater sound system. You can book a private poolside cabana and spend the day enjoying delicious pool-side cuisine and soaking up the Miami vibes.

1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305 503 5700

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12. Riviera Suites South Beach, Miami Beach

Riviera Suites South Beach, Miami Beach
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The Riviera Suites South Beach is located just 1 block (2 minute walk) from the beach and is close to many other Miami Beach attractions including the Convention Center, Collins Ave and loads of restaurants and night life venues. The rooms are all elegant and contemporary, featuring extra-comfortable beds, mini-fridge and much more. However, to celebrate a special romantic occasion you can book one of the Lux One Bedroom Suites or the fabulous Studio Penthouse. Both of these options include added luxuries like separate lounge areas, a fully equipped kitchen and more. The resort has a courtyard swimming pool and a rooftop terrace with pool. Browse the best romantic Florida islands.

318 20th Street, Miami Beach, 33139, 305 538 7444

13. Mondrian South Beach Hotel

Mondrian South Beach Hotel
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The Mondrian South Beach Hotel enjoys an enviable location on the waterfront of Biscayne Bay, just minutes away from all the attractions of Miami Beach and Downtown Miami. The interiors of the suites pay homage to the talents of Dutch designer Marcel Wanders, who has managed to perfectly combine exhilarating and restful design elements in each suite to make you feel at home. The suites all have city skyline or ocean views, kitchenettes, luxury bathrooms and some have private patios. Guests can enjoy a pamper session at the spa, laze around the outdoor pool or dine alfresco at the Baia Beach Club. Read about the most beautiful white sand beaches in Florida.

1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, 33139, 305 514 1500

14. The Tony Hotel, South Beach

The Tony Hotel, South Beach
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Located in the heart of South Beach’s Historic Art Deco District, the Tony Hotel boasts all the elements you need for a romantic getaway. From the moment you glimpse the beautifully preserved 1930’s architectural details of the building you will know that this hotel is a little different. Inside, the public spaces are thoroughly modern while still retaining some historic features. The contemporary rooms and suites are elegantly styled using rich colors and textures which pay homage to the Art Deco era. All the furnishings have been custom made and the bathrooms feature rain showers and organic bath amenities. The Collins Suite features a whirlpool tub for two. A rooftop deck and pool complete the picture. Best Beaches in Miami

801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305 531 2222

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15. Dream South Beach

Dream South Beach
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Dream South Beach invites all dreamers to make the move and book their next romantic escape to dreamy Miami Beach. The hotel occupies the shell of two well-known Miami landmarks, the Tudor Hotel and Palmer House, neighbors to the former Versace House, and is less than 50 meters from the beach. Today a perfectly restored exterior welcomes visitors to a hip and happening boutique establishment which will surprise you around every corner. Needless to say, the rooms and suites are suitably dreamy providing the perfect relaxing cocoon after a busy day or night out. The hotel boasts a heated pool on the rooftop terrace, the rooftop High Bar and the Naked Taco Restaurant.

1111 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305 673 4747

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16. Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
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Offering the best of both worlds, the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel has the beach and ocean in its backyard and all the attractions of Miami Beach just outside the front door. The rooms and suites are all chic and stylish boasting cool, calm zones where you can relax and unwind. Using a palette of neutrals and black-and-white accents, the décor is very pleasing to the discerning eye. Guests in need of a little pampering can enjoy a treatment in the spa or an in-room massage to start your escape in style. The Social Club Restaurant and the alfresco High Tide Beach Bar will satisfy all your dining requirements.

1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305 532 7715

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17. Hotel Victor

Hotel Victor
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Occupying another of Miami Beach’s iconic Art Deco buildings, Hotel Victor is located on Ocean Drive. While the exterior of the hotel reflects its roots, the interiors have been masterfully modernized in tune with today’s discerning visitors’ requirements. Crisp modern styling has been employed to create a welcoming and restful ambiance where guests can embrace the “beach-house” vibe. For a special treat you can consider booking one of the luxurious penthouse suites which boast private sea-view terraces with whirlpool tubs and additional luxury touches. Naturally, the hotel boasts a full-service Spa, fitness room and a choice of 3 dining establishments. Special Romance Packages are available. Find out where to go snorkeling in Florida on your getaway.

1144 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 844 319 3854

18. The Savoy Hotel and Beach Club

The Savoy Hotel and Beach Club
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The Savoy Hotel is an Art Deco hotel which was built on 2 acres of prime oceanfront land in 1935. One of the few hotels of its kind which can boast unobstructed sea views, tropical landscaped gardens and 2 iconic swimming pools, the Savoy has been a Miami Beach favorite for nearly a century. Guests of the Savoy are automatically entitled to use all the facilities of the fabulous Beach Club, situated on one of Miami’s loveliest beaches. The rooms and suites are all perfectly appointed for a romantic getaway – for a special occasion you may consider booking one of the fabulous suites. There are many great things to do in the Florida Keys.

425 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305 532 0200

19. The Villa Casa Casuarina

The Villa Casa Casuarina
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The Villa has always been a prominent Miami Beach landmark. It was built in 1930 and was later purchased by the famous Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace. Today it is an exceptionally luxurious boutique hotel, ideal for a romantic getaway. Each of the 10 suites has been individually designed to offer guests an unforgettable experience, using the finest furnishings and fittings. Many of the walls, floors and ceilings are unchanged from the opulent Versace era, placing this hotel in a class of its own. The public areas are equally extravagant, showcasing the Thousand-Mosaic Pool and the beautiful Restaurant Gianni at The Villa. Check out these day trips in South Florida.

1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 786 485 2200

20. The Marlin Hotel

The Marlin Hotel
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Occupying another of Miami’s iconic Art Deco buildings, the Marlin Hotel is located on Collins Ave, just steps from all the popular Miami Beach attractions. While the exterior of the hotel is firmly anchored in the early 1900’s, the interiors have been thoroughly modernized to provide guests with elegant, spacious rooms and suites. The décor has been chosen to reflect Miami’s tropical climate, featuring pale neutral colors enlivened with bright pops of color and attractive art works. The on-site Osteria Del Teatro restaurant will take care of all your dining requirements. The Marlin Hotel also offers special packages to sweeten the deal. Discover the beautiful of Southern Florida beaches.

1200 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, 305 695 3000

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