Acqualina, Rosewood's luxury resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, has a health spa, three pools and an ocean-inspired children's program. The 51-story hotel tower, set on 4.5 acres between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, has a European design combined with Old World architecture.

The 20,000-square-foot spa at Acqualina offers a selection of treatments that utilize ESPA products featuring organic plants and aromatherapy. Before and after a treatment, guests can relax on the outdoor spa veranda with pools.

The resort's 400-foot sandy beach has lounge chairs, umbrellas, beach tents and a choice of water sports. Three swimming pools, just steps from the beach, include a tranquility area for adults only.

For Kids

If you are planning a family trip, the resort has a specially designed children's program that lets younger guests participate in water-based activities such as building a boat, learning about marine animals, and participating in kayak rescue missions.

Rooms & Suites

There are 54 luxury guest rooms and 43 suites with classic furnishings, private terraces and marble bathrooms.

All of the suites have ocean views, a separate living room, two flat-screen TVs and a terrace. If you want to prepare some of your own meals on vacation, ask for a suite with a full gourmet kitchen.

Where to Eat

There are several elegant dining options: Aaria serves contemporary tropical cuisine with ocean views. Il Mulino New York offers cuisine from the Abruzzi region coupled with an extensive selection of fine Italian wines.

How to Get There

The resort is located 20 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and 30 minutes from Miami International Airport.

Sunny Isles Beach

Sunny Isles Beach is a long sandy barrier island in southeastern Florida, located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Along the shoreline, you will find highrise hotels, shops, restaurants and nightclubs. The area is frequently ranked as one of the top warm-weather destinations in the U.S., attracting families and couples who like to try many different activities. In addition to Acqualina, other great hotels include the Marenas Resort & Spa, Trump International and Turnberry Isle Miami. The town offers many shops, including Aventura Mall, Bal Harbour Shops, Bayside Marketplace, Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Sawgrass Mills Mall and The Village at Gulfstream Park. Attractions include Jungle Island, Dezer Collection Car Museum, Everglades National Park, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami Children’s Museum and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Lounge chairs on a sandy beach in Florida make you long for care-free vacation days with ocean views.

Does the Hotel Offer Packages?

Rejuvenate with massages and personal yoga sessions - ask about the three-night Health & Wellness package which includes: Two 50 minute body or facial treatment at Acqualina spa by ESPA, Two Yogiiza services Personal Training or Yoga one on one, One spa Lunch for two, Complimentary Internet access and a Welcome Amenity. Daily Rates start from $950 per night for an Oceanfront Room.

Another relaxing package offered by the resort is The Ultimate Spa Package for Two includes: One Spa Lunch for Two, Four 50-Minute Body or Facial Spa Treatments Per Vacation Package (Valued at $590), Complimentary Internet Access and a Complimentary Welcome Amenity. Rates starting from $950.

You may also like The Pre and Post-Cruise Package which includes: One Car Transfer in a Sedan to or from the Port of Miami or Fort Lauderdale, Daily $40 Body or Facial Spa Treatment Credit for up to Two Adults, Complimentary Daily Access to AcquaMarine Children's Program for Children Ages 5 to 12, and Complimentary Internet access. Deluxe Intracoastal Room rates start from $875.

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Rooms start from $425 per night in low season; from $525 in high season.

Location: 17875 Collins Avenue , Sunny Isles Beach , Florida , United States , 305-918-8000, 888-ROSEWOOD