10 Best Beach Resorts Near Surfside, Florida - Updated 2024

Patricia
Patricia  
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Found near Miami is the charming small town of Surfside in Florida. Going around this walkable town will have you admiring the greenery, diverse food options, and bustling arts culture at galleries such as Lions Gallery. There are great places for shopping and dining, including Miami Gift and Specchio Cafe, and many parks to explore, such as Surfside Park and Bal Harbour Park Recreation.

But the main pull of Surfside lies in its gorgeous, pristine beaches. Living up to its name, it’s a town nestled right next to the ocean, adding to the relaxing and laidback atmosphere. From Bal Harbour Beach to Surfside Beach, as well as nearby stunners such as South Beach, there is no shortage of opportunities for some fun in the sun. We’ve compiled a list of the best beach resorts near Surfside, Florida, to help you maximize your oceanside stay.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to beach. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 16, 2024.

1. St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort (from USD 657)

Set right on the beach, St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is a property that offers luxurious rooms with great views. The rooms are spacious and adorned with upscale decor, surrounded by the serene sound of ocean waves. This property is perfect for a fully relaxing holiday, with its onsite spa and access to yoga classes. You can even practice some yoga on the beach!

The gorgeous white sands of the beach are only a few steps away. The beach is equipped with umbrellas and loungers, and cabanas can be rented for a fee. Surfside Beach is only a 10-minute walk away, and you can also reach Bal Harbour Shops on foot.

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The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort

Address: 9703 Collins Avenue
2.52 km (1.6 mi) from Haulover Park

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities including the tranquility pool were spotless
Host:
and every member of the staff is so warm and friendly
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2. Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour (from USD 600)

For a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation, Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour is the ideal place to stay. The rooms are comfortable and bright, featuring chic furnishings. Select rooms are disability-friendly, as well. There’s a poolside bar, a full-service spa, and a steam room for unwinding. You can also partake in yoga classes.

This property is nestled right on the beach, and you can easily soak up the sun on the beach loungers and admire the pristine waters and white sands. There are beach towels and umbrellas at your disposal, as well. Bal Harbour Pier is a minute’s walk from the hotel, and Bal Harbour Beach can be reached in 14 minutes on foot. Surfside Beach is also nearby, just a six-minute drive away.

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The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami

Address: 10295 Collins Ave
1.43 km (0.9 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the showers are amazing and the view into the bay gorgeous
Host:
the staff is beyond accommodating and friendly
pool staff front desk and bellmen were wonderful
the positive: the staff were generally nice and the hotel had the familiar ritz carlton quiet feel and smell
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3. Hilton Cabana Miami Beach (from USD 212)

Bask in the sun and enjoy the fresh ocean breeze at Hilton Cabana on Miami Beach. Select rooms feature gorgeous views of the ocean. The on-site restaurant, The Cabana Grill, also features ocean views. The property has two outdoor pools and offers bicycle rentals so you can explore the area.

The property also comes with a private beach area with loungers and umbrellas you can use to relax. There’s beachfront dining, so you can enjoy your meals by the water. North Shore Park Beach is a five-minute drive from the hotel, Surfside Beach is a seven-minute drive away, and Miami Beach Boardwalk is a five-minute drive away.

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Hilton Cabana Miami Beach Resort

Address: 6261 Collins Ave
7.48 km (4.7 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

Top guest reviews
Host:
the staff working at the front desk and hotel were super friendly and helpful
very helpful staff good location
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4. Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort (from USD 208)

With well-lit rooms designed in bright colors, Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort is ideal for a fun holiday in Florida. Some rooms have incredible views of the ocean, adding to the relaxing feel of the place. You may also choose a room or suite with a city view. This resort has an onsite spa where you can enjoy relaxing massages and a café and two bars for lounging.

It’s located just a minute’s walk away from Sunny Isles Beach Beach where you can relax on a lounger under an umbrella and sip on a refreshing cocktail. There are also beach cabanas that are available for a fee. You may indulge in fun activities such as fishing, canoeing, or beach volleyball.

Newport Fishing Pier is a three-minute walk away from the property. And if you wish to visit Surfside Beach, it’s only around 10 minutes away by car.

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Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort

Address: 16701 Collins Avenue
2.15 km (1.4 mi) from Haulover Park

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would be great if pool were open and there was not construction this time
Cleanliness:
bed comfortable blanket sheets pillows clean
Host:
great staff and nice location
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5. Fontainebleau Miami Beach (from USD 395)

If you want to stay close to Miami Beach, Fontainebleau is an ideal place to stay. You can enjoy breathtaking ocean views from most of the plush accommodations in the resort. Try out the onsite spa if you’re in need of some pampering and enjoy delectable meals in any of the nine restaurants. There’s also an outdoor pool and a separate children’s pool for your enjoyment.

There are many outdoor activities for you to enjoy on this beachfront property, such as parasailing and motorboating. Miami Beachwalk is a five-minute walk away, and Indian Beach Park is about six minutes away on foot. Meanwhile, Surfside Beach is a 13-minute drive away from the property.

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Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Address: 4441 Collins Avenue
10.42 km (6.5 mi) from Haulover Park

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

6. Villa Sinclair Beach Suites and Spa

With a cheerful façade and brightly colored interiors, this Spanish mansion dating back to the 1940s boasts a great location, just steps away from Hollywood Beach. Villa Sinclair Beach Suites and Spa features well-appointed accommodations with fully equipped kitchens. You can make use of the hot tub and sauna on the premises to relax, or enjoy a barbeque cookout.

There are hammocks by the beach for you to catch some sun while unwinding. You can also try out parasailing, windsurfing, canoeing, snorkeling, or jet skiing. After trying some exciting water sports, rent a beachside cabana and relax with a drink.

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Villa Sinclair Beach Suites and Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 317 Polk Street
11.43 km (7.1 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach (from USD 333)

Found on South Beach, Loews Miami Beach Hotel has sophisticated rooms and suites on offer, featuring either ocean or city skyline views. The spa is open daily and offers a variety of relaxing services and treatments. There’s also an outdoor pool with umbrellas and loungers, and poolside cabanas that you can use for an additional fee. To maximize your relaxation, there’s also a sauna, a steam room, and two hot tubs on the premises.

South Beach is about a four-minute walk away from the property. Aside from soaking up the sun and swimming in the sea, there are many activities that you can engage in. Enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

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Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach

Address: 1601 Collins Ave
13.62 km (8.5 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
this hotel was really nice and clean hotel staff very welcoming and friendly
Host:
our family really enjoyed loews staff was amazing
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8. Hilton Bentley Miami/South Beach (from USD 437)

Hilton Bentley Miami/South Beach comes with sleek and sophisticated accommodations with hypo-allergenic bedding. This property has an outdoor pool with a poolside bar for bonding with friends over drinks. A full-service spa, a hot tub, and a steam room await guests who need some time to unwind. There are also two restaurants on site, with vegan and vegetarian options.

The resort is only a few steps away from the ocean on South Beach. It has a beach club, and there are beach cabanas that can be rented for a fee. Go snorkeling and kayaking in the water, soak up the sun on the loungers, or indulge in a massage on the beach.

South Pointe Beach is a 5-minute walk away, and South Pointe Park Pier is about 11 minutes away on foot. To get to Surfside, you can take a car as it’s about 21 minutes away.

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Hilton Bentley Miami\/South Beach

Address: 101 Ocean Dr
15.8 km (9.9 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
unless you enjoy no-conversation no-thought pool environment don't take the sun by the pool
Host:
had a great stay staff at check in was wonderful
Location:
good location close to the beach
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9. Shelborne South Beach (from USD 135)

With an elegantly furnished interior, Shelborne South Beach will offer you a comfortable stay with views of either the ocean or the city. It has an outdoor swimming pool with a bar, as well as multiple restaurants serving American delicacies.

Just a short walk away from Miami Beach, the property lets you get the perfect tan while relaxing on loungers. You can also watersports facilities on site for an additional fee. Other beaches are also nearby, such as Lummus Park Beach, just five minutes away.

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Shelborne South Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 1801 Collins Avenue, South Beach, Miami Beach (FL), United States, 33139
13.06 km (8.2 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

10. DoubleTree Resort & Spa (from USD 177)

A beautiful beachfront property, DoubleTree Resort & Spa features bright rooms flooded with natural light through large glass windows that also offer stunning views. Select accommodations have equipped kitchens and some have disability-friendly layouts. The outdoor pool comes with a bar to enjoy poolside refreshments. You may also get a hot cuppa at the coffee shop.

The beach is only a short stroll away, where you can try out activities such as snorkeling and kayaking. Alternatively, just relax by the water on the beach loungers under umbrellas. Beach cabanas are also available for a fee if you’re looking for some privacy. Newport Fishing Pier is a 12-minute walk away, while a 2-minute walk will take you to Samson Oceanfront Park.

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DoubleTree Resort & Spa by Hilton Ocean Point-N. Miami Beach

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 17375 Collins Avenue
2.84 km (1.8 mi) from Haulover Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very nice resort clean friendly staff beautiful rooms
Location:
we were very pleased with friendly staff excellent location and beautiful beach
the only positive about this hotel is it's location and the staff were friendly
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Enjoy a wonderful oceanside holiday

Surfside, Florida is both lively and relaxing and exudes all the charms of a small, oceanside town. With stunning beaches on offer, you would surely want to stay as close to the surf as possible. To make the most of your stay, book one of these beach resorts in the town!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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