Stop dreaming of a white Christmas and enjoy this joyous holiday under the sun! Christmas in Florida is a great way to celebrate the holidays, especially when traveling with a significant other, family, and friends. Instead of catching snowflakes, travelers can catch the Floridian sun while sipping cocktails on the beach. From the coast of Miami to the heart of Orlando, Florida has a ton of attractions to enjoy during the holidays aside from their Christmas-themed villages. This year, capture the holiday spirit when visiting the Sunshine State by booking a stay at one of these local hotels.
The Boca Raton
This season, take the family to Boca Raton and stay at the Boca Raton on East Camino Real. This upscale hotel is spacious and equipped with modern amenities to ensure guests’ comfort. Enjoy their elegant indoor pool or lounge in their airy lobby, or retreat to one’s room with a balcony view of the waterfront. Most importantly, guests will be situated right by the beach while being nearby Mizner Park and the Deerfield Beach Pier.
The Breakers Palm Beach
Instead of diving into the cold snow, dive into infinity pools at the Breakers Palm Beach! This beautiful hotel also sits on a private beach, providing guests with an expansive view of the Atlantic Ocean while providing amenities like snorkeling excursions, water sports facilities, and an outdoor pool. Enjoy the holidays in Florida’s Palm Beach and indulge oneself at the on-site spa, or sleep in a while getting room service at the hotel. Plus, services like dry cleaning facilities and a 24-hour business center are some of the many facilities to ensure a visitor’s comfy stay.
Four Seasons Resort Orlando At Walt Disney World
There’s nothing more magical than visiting Walt Disney World during select days of the year, especially Christmas! Traveling families can experience the magic of Disney by staying at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando in Lake Buena Vista. Spanning 37,750 square feet, this spacious resort includes premium amenities like infinity pools, an on-site spa, sports facilities, restaurants, lounges, and bars. Plus, the resort sits only a few minutes away from Disney Springs!
Gasparilla Inn And Club
Located in Boca Grande, this four-star hotel is great for families and travelers visiting Florida in a group. However, the Gasparilla Inn and Club makes for an incredible holiday destination for honeymooning couples! Enjoy the seaside or take a dip in their expansive pool. Otherwise, this elegant hotel features a private championship-tier golf course, a beach club, an on-site spa, and a nearby marina.
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort And Spa
Great for young families and newlyweds, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa sits only a stone’s throw away from Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Palm Golf Course. Plus, this spacious hotel features amenities like a private beach, complimentary Wi-Fi, child-friendly pools, and pet-friendly accommodations (for a fee). Plus, guests will really feel the holiday vibes at the hotel thanks to their ornate Christmas-themed decor!
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
The Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island will have guests forgetting about white Christmases! This beachfront resort sits in front of the beach, giving guests an expansive view of the coasts, whether it’s from the guests’ rooms or at the poolside! Cool off from the Floridian sun and plunge into the hotel’s pool, get pampered at their on-site spa, or enjoy a day of golf at the 18-hole course nearby. Plus, the Ritz-Carlton comes loaded with convenient amenities, from bike rental services to private parking options.
LaPlaya Beach And Golf Resort
Situated on Gulf Shore Drive nearby Vanderbilt Beach, LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort makes for a great holiday stay in Florida. Popular among families and couples, this beach resort boasts 189 rooms that sit nearby the beachfront, as well as other amenities like heated pools (with a pool bar), open-air baths, a private beachfront, and on-site shops. Plus, this resort features a host of activities for a guest’s enjoyment, including bike rentals, horse riding, windsurfing, and of course, golfing!
Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection
Explore Tampa in style while staying at the Epicurean Hotel in the Hyde Park District. Equipped with modern digs, this Autograph Collection hotel is not without its sophisticated charm, artfully designed to include amenities like valet parking, room service, and more. Popular among couples and solo travelers, this elegant hotel makes navigating through Tampa a breeze, as it sits near a mélange of local restaurants, bars, and attractions like the Amalie Arena and the University of Tampa. Instead of soaking up tropical views this holiday season, explore Tampa and all it has to offer!
Rosen Shingle Creek
Besides celebrating Christmas at Disney World, guests can be among the holiday vibes around Orlando by staying at Rosen Shingle Creek. Located on Universal Boulevard, this well-received hotel oozes a cozy charm for its visitors, equipped with nearby hiking trails, an on-site spa, pools, fishing excursions, sports facilities, and much more. Popular among families and solo travelers, this sophisticated hotel also sits close to the Shingle Creek Golf Course and the world-famous Wheel at ICON Park.
The Setai Miami Beach
Spend the holidays in comfort, style, and class when staying at the Setai Miami Beach. This fun hotel sits close to Miami Beach, alongside other attractions like the Lincoln Road Mall, New World Symphony, and several spas. Additionally, guests can enjoy a comforting stay in Setai thanks to perks like their spa, lounges, restaurant, valet parking, kid-friendly buffets, and much more. This holiday season, escape the cold and enjoy a Miami getaway in the winter!