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Farmington Hills, Michigan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our second time at the Acqualina. We were celebrating an anniversary and the hotel gave us a gift. We were upgraded from an intercostal room to a deluxe 1,700 sq ft ocean front suite. The service by everyone was amazing. They all must have taken a wow course because that is what they do. If I had to...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Incredible service (breakfast, Il Mulino, beach bar & pool, reception & concierge), spacious rooms, everybody committed to make the Acqualina experience unique. Great location as well, nearby Aventura and Bal Harbour Malls.

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Lieven C, What a great pleasure having been able to host you at Acqualina! I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed all the luxurious amenities along with the dedicated and passionate staff members' personalized service. Please know that it was a true delight to be a part of your vacation and to contribute to wonderful memories. If...

North Carolina
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Acqualina is an amazing resort, and stands true to the concept that you get what you pay for. Exceptional service from EVERY staff member. Beautiful, clean rooms. An uncrowded beach, and what's not to love about a place with an adult pool! Due to the expense of the ocean front rooms, we chose an intracoastal view room. Although the...

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear pickypicky58, Thank you very much for taking the time to craft such wonderful sentiments of your most recent visit to Acqualina. I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed and celebrated not only sunrise but also sunset in our paradise. Thank you for allowing us to curate this experience and we grateful having been able to create memories...

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family group of 11 with kids ranging from 17-7 so we always look for hotels with a lot of activities. This resort was everything you could want for a family vacation! The red accents are a striking first impression of this luxury resort! The next impression you have is of the amazing friendly staff. They're always happy...

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear AmyluvsVacation, Words cannot describe how I felt when reading your review and sharing it with our dedicated and passionate team of Acqualina "dream makers". It is such sentiments that not only place a huge smile on our face but also evoke the emotions that made us all chose to work in hospitality, the ability to create exceptional experiences for...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such pleasant, professional and attentive staff. Service is top notch. Resort property is very luxurious and always well maintained. Family friendly and never overly crowded. We are repeat visitors and always enjoy our stay here. Also, Il Mulino restaurant is always a must dining experience.

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear AndreaATL, Thank you very much for such wonderful review and it is a great pleasure to read how much you relished your Acqualina experience. It was an honor and a privilege to host your visit and we are already very much looking forward to welcome you back on a future occasion! Please do not hesitate to contact me directly...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every single day, my family and I were VERY SPECIAL guests here. Every single one of the staff members were kind and met our needs with exceptional service. Sara, with out an H made us new life long friends. Giovanna was the image of how I wish everyone did their job each day! Rooms were exceptionally clean, every day. No...

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AcqualinaManagement, Director of Front Office at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Wendy T, On behalf of our Aqualina Family, no expression of gratitude seems adqequate for your phenomenal review. It was an absolute delight to share your feedback with our passionate team of "Dream Makers". I wished to assure you that Sara and Giovanna will be acknowledged. We were in awe of your kind compliments of our service; and to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my family's second time at the resort. It is truly great for families. My children enjoyed the heated pools, the giant chess set, the soccer and basketball areas and the close proximity to the beach. Excellent food service in all outlets, the managers in each outlet met with me when I informed them of a peanut allergy and...

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AcqualinaManagement, Director of Front Office at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear CGall030, We were overjoyed to welcome you back to our beautiful resort. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback. We were elated to read that your entire family enjoyed your visit with us from our pool and beach facilities; our delectable culinary creations; our activities; and our luxuious accomodations. I took the liberty to...

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I just returned from a fabulous stay at Acqualina and, honestly, we couldn't have asked for more! Upon arrival were greeted with a tour of the property and glass of champagne. The managers and servers at AQ were outstanding and went above and beyond to make sure we were happy. By day three of our stay we...

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear rsgiunta2, What a great pleasure and treat to have you and your lovely family with us at Acqualina. It was wonderful to host your holiday and I am elated to read that you enjoyed the experience thoroughly. Thank you for highlighting the exceptional service from our passionate dream makers and also our marine-biology inspired children's program for junior guests....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and 3 days. from the start of our stay the service was number one!! every employee is trained to greet you by your name. which creates a great customer experience. every employee is on the look out for how they can serve you better. I was walking in the spa with my yogurt and...

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear juicygirl394, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your sentiments of the most recent Acqualina experience in this forum. It is with much joy and delight that I read how much you enjoyed it and that a great many of our passionately dedicated "dream makers" went above and beyond to exceed expectations. At the same token...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My family and I have been coming to this resort for 8 years. The level of luxury and attention to detail is outstanding to say the least. The staff turnover is rare so the staff welcome's you by came and with hugs when we go two times a year. We are sometimes left special presents by cetain members of the...

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AcqualinaManagement, General Manager at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear MissJxx, On behalf of the Acqualina family it is such a great honor and privilege having been able to serve you for the past 8 years. Thank you very much for your continued loyalty and patronage. It is always lovely to have you and your family with us and our entire team thoroughly enjoys pampering you. I am deeply...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is a place where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach and a recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award, the AAA Five Diamond Award and the Andrew Harper’s Reader’s Choice Award for Top #1 Top Beach Resort, #1 Top Spa Resort and #1 Top Family Resort. A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort & Spa features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residencies with breathtaking views of Atlantic Ocean. Step into a world of luxury at this Miami Beach Resort with unprecedented accommodations and service, world-class dining destinations, including Piazzetta Marketplace, AQ by Acqualina with menus provided by Il Mulino New York and a separate restaurant by the Il Mulino New York, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious boardroom, a world class fitness center offering the latest Artis technology and an innovative marine biology-based children’s program. A variety of lavish interior and exterior venues provide an ideal background for opulent weddings and memorable events on the lush property grounds boasting 400 feet of stunning Atlantic coastline. Acqualina Spa by ESPA, the first ESPA-branded spa in the United States, provides guests with an exquisite 20,000-square-foot, two-story tranquil sanctuary of excellence and relaxation set in a class of its own offering 11 multi-functional treatment rooms and an extravagant private spa suite for two, along with the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace complete with a spa pool, heated jet pool, and Roman waterfall – all set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

Address: 17875 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160-2718
Region: United States > Florida > Sunny Isles Beach
Price Range: $515 - $1,768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach 5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Acqualina Resort & Spa On The Beach Hotel Sunny Isles Beach
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#1 Spa Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach
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“If you can afford it get an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles rosedr, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Intracoastal rooms (larger than Ocean View ones)”
 of 5 bubbles 872lievenc, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The one bedroom suites have an extra single bedroom that is perfect for a child to sleep in a quiet space.”
 of 5 bubbles CGall030, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible, upgrade to an ocean front room. We stayed on the intracoastal side overlooking Collins Ave and it was quite loud.”
 of 5 bubbles rsgiunta2, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room in this hotel is excellent”
 of 5 bubbles MissJxx, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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