Amp Up the Romance at These Florida Resorts

Looking for a romantic escape with your partner? Take the romance up a notch by booking at one of the best resorts in Florida for couples. With its impeccable beaches, consistently sunny weather, luxurious hotels, fresh seafood, and unspoiled natural preserves, the Sunshine State has all it takes to give you the romantic getaway of your dreams.


01 La Playa Beach & Golf Resort - Naples

If you and your partner’s common passion is golf, La Playa Beach & Golf Resort is your paradise. You can enjoy a good round at their 18-hole, Robert Cupp-designed golf course. Aside from that, you can spend your day lounging on their beach chair or go boating. To cap off a perfect day, have a romantic dinner for two at their restaurant, which features award-winning cuisine and an excellent view of the Florida sunset.

02 Costa d’Este - Vero Beach

Nothing bonds a couple more than a good dose of adrenaline-pumping adventure, and Costa d’Este offers just that. From jet skiing in the Atlantic, skydiving, to snorkeling around a shipwreck, there’s always something for every thrill-seeker. But if you’re just after some rest and relaxation, you can do that too at the resort’s spa. Owned by power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan, this luxury resort’s style reflects the duo’s personal sense of romance and sophistication.

03 Isla Bella Beach Resort - Marathon

Imagine a 24-acre paradise with a Mediterranean vibe, right in the middle of Florida Keys. With Isla Bella Beach Resort, you don’t have to imagine. You can simply whisk your loved one off to this stunning resort and enjoy the expansive view of the ocean from your suite. The resort also offers different dining options. Romance is in the air in their Italian fine dining restaurant, Il Postino, with seats giving you a magnificent view of the ocean. But if you want to eat with your feet in the sand, the Beach Bar is an excellent option as well. Better still, spoil your partner with in-room dining.

04 Elizabeth Pointe Lodge - Amelia Island

Combine classic Southern hospitality with warm Florida weather, and you get Elizabeth Pointe Lodge. Located in Amelia Island, this is the perfect place to sneak away for some quality time together. It's far away from the hustle and bustle. If you want to make memories that last, abundant wildlife, an uncrowded beach, rolling verdant landscapes, and plenty of outdoor activities are yours for the taking here.

05 Sunset Key Cottages - Key West

If you’re dreaming of a Caribbean escape with your partner, you don’t have to go far. A 7-minute ferry ride from Key West is all it takes to experience that distinct Caribbean Island vibe. With the island’s crystal clear water and palm trees all around, you’ll feel like you’ve found your secret tropical island paradise. The resort has two tennis courts, a relaxing spa and offers poolside and beach concierge ready to pamper you throughout your stay on the island.

06 Little Palm Island Resort & Spa - Little Torch Key

Situated on an exclusive island, the Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is accessible only by seaplane or boat. So if you want a romantic getaway where nothing else seems to exist except you two and the stunning scenery around you, you’ll find this place a dream. The Balinese-inspired bungalows offer an excellent respite from a day filled with activities. The smell of scented rose petals will be the first to welcome you. There's a breathtaking view of the ocean and luxurious spaces made even more inviting with the glow of flickering candles at night. You won't want to leave this heaven.

07 The Breakers - Palm Beach

If you want a classic atmosphere that takes you back to the Renaissance, The Breakers won’t disappoint. Constructed in 1896, the resort has stood the test of time and remained one of the favorite destinations in Palm Beach. This resort is chock-full of amenities, so there’s never a shortage of fun things to do with your partner here. You can spend the day playing golf or tennis, exercise in luxury in its oceanfront fitness center, or indulge yourself in the resort’s delightful indoor-outdoor spa.

08 Naples Grande Beach Resort - Naples

Located on a 23-acre beachfront property, Naples Grande Beach Resort has everything you need for a memorable time with your loved one. It has 15 tennis courts, a par 72 golf course, an exceptional spa with a meditation lounge, and three miles of white-sand beach littered with chaise lounge chairs, perfect for an intimate conversation with your partner under the canopy of stars. On top of that, the resort is just a stone’s throw away from upscale stores and restaurants, and it’s a gateway to the Everglades.

09 Ocean’s Edge Key West Hotel & Marina - Key West

Experience life on the edge with your special someone at Ocean’s Edge Key West Hotel & Marina. With six saltwater pools, a full-service marina, and a wide range of activities that include jet-skiing, kayaking, and paddleboarding, the edge has never been this good. And if that isn’t enough, there’s the entirety of Key West for you to explore with their regular shuttle service, which can get you to and from the downtown area.

10 South Seas Island Resort - Captiva Island

If your idea of a romantic holiday is cruising with dolphins and manatees, playing a round of golf and tennis with the waves as your main audience, and having a fill of your favorite seafood, the South Seas Island Resort is where you should be. Located on a 330-acre wildlife nature preserve, you can take your pick of nature activities like biking around the island, paddling your way around Sanibel and Captiva Island, or going on a birdwatching tour. With your partner with you, communing with nature can be so romantic.

11 Watercolor Inn - Santa Rosa Beach

Tucked nicely between the Gulf of Mexico and Western Lake, Watercolor Inn is your classic beach escape. Of course, being located on a bustling beach community leaves you spoiled for choices when it comes to activities to fill your day. You can explore the Western Lake on a canoe or a kayak, practice your swing in one of the numerous golf courses nearby, or enjoy a delightful beach bonfire in an idyllic setting.

12 The Don CeSar - St. Pete Beach

Dubbed as the “Pink Palace,” The Don CeSar stands as an iconic building on Florida’s Gulf Coast thanks to its unique hue and architecture. A legendary playground for the rich, you and your partner can experience what it’s like to be pampered at The Don. There’s the luxurious suite with a spectacular view of the Gulf, a relaxing seaside spa, various dining options, and all the best attractions that St. Pete has to offer. It’s the high life, indeed.

13 Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa - Manalapan

With a sweeping view of the Atlantic, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is where you can enjoy some privacy compared to other beaches in the area. The resort has private cabanas where you can just laze the afternoon away, enjoying a bottle of Dom Perignon while taking in the beauty that surrounds you. But if you want to be on your feet and connect with the outside world, the rest of Palm Beach is just a few minutes away from this oasis.

14 JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort - Marco Island

Located in Marco Island, JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort takes luxury to another level with its three miles of immaculate white-sand beach, vibrant food scene with 12 restaurants offering cuisines from different parts of the globe, and rejuvenating spa. Plus, if you like to escape from the sound of kids and rowdy teenagers for a short while, you can book a room at “Paradise by Sirene," an exclusive all-adult resort within this resort. Guests have their own private part of the beach and pool, which they can enjoy in tranquility.

15 Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort - Marathon

Tranquility Bay Beachfront Resort is a tropical oasis that lives up to its name. Located right in the heart of the Florida Keys, the resort features a picture-perfect palm-lined bay, a scenic boardwalk, beachside tiki bar, fitness center, sand volleyball area, and a putting green. You can also take your pick of the various watersports that are available. With these facilities, the only dilemma you face is whether to do it all or do nothing at all.


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