Sweep Them Off Their Feet At Miami's 10 Best Romantic Hotels



Miami has all the natural ingredients for a romantic rendezvous: Soft shores, ocean breezes, and fiery sunsets abound, making for photo-worthy and kiss-stealing moments. Many area hotels flaunt these picturesque vantage points as their backdrop, designing their spaces around the city's visual wonders and captivating patrons by their location alone. Other haunts lure guests with their lush surroundings, stellar decor, or intimate settings.

History buffs wanting throwback nostalgia can opt for an Art Deco outpost, many of which capture the essence of days past and fuse it with modern amenities and chef-driven cuisine. Luxury seekers can find R&R on private island playgrounds or in high-rise hotels overlooking Downtown Miami and its intricate waterways. Miami's hautest locales each carry signature services and specialties, from couples massages under the stars to co-ed spas.

Hotel restaurants are also upping their ante, toting marquees backed by celebrity chefs and global food icons; top-tier names like James Beard winner Michael Schwartz are helming property-wide food and beverage programs. This hospitality shift puts local, seasonal ingredients are at the forefront, making hotel eateries a go-to for tourists and natives alike.

Despite Miami's impressive hotel repertoire, these ten Miami hotels rise above the rest: Each captures their sense of beauty and elevates it, creating an undeniably romantic, getaway-worthy ambiance.




Intimacy and privacy are king (or queen) at the Casa Tua Hotel on South Beach. This little slice of Northern Italy transported to a quiet corner of the beach is a hotel for lovers, with a romantic restaurant but few other perks. You might wonder...  Read More


The Angler's Boutique Resort

Located on bustling Washington Avenue, this hotel is decidedly reserved, yet manages to stand out completely. While this is hardly the place for pin-dropping quietude, it is instantly relaxing and charming in a completely understated way. With...  Read More


The Betsy - South Beach
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Amidst the Art Deco landmarks of South Beach, this unique landmark hotel immediately stands apart, given its stately British Colonial architecture. The 61 rooms and suites are serenely white, with one or two splashes of color, and are furnished...  Read More




Overlooking the oceanfront on South Beach, this stylish hotel is flanked by a 40-foot tower and beautiful Asian-inspired courtyard. Very exclusive, private, serene and sedate, The Setai does not air a constant party atmosphere like much of South...  Read More




The Mondrian South Beach is situated in Miami Beach's West Avenue. This hotel offers sweeping views of the Biscayne Bay, Atlantic Ocean and downtown Miami. The Lincoln Road Mall and the Miami Beach Convention Center, as well as several museums,...  Read More




This secluded 205-acre private island, the former winter estate of the Vanderbilts, is accessible only by air or water, so helicopters, seaplanes, and yachts are common sights. Once on the island you may never want to leave, and you wouldn't...  Read More


Mandarin Oriental, Miami
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For the ultimate posh hotel experience, the Mandarin Oriental is out of this world. Your every wish is granted at this five-star stunner, whether you are completing an important business transaction or simply looking for the ultimate experience...  Read More


The Standard Spa Miami Beach
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Emphasizing beauty and simple pleasures, this hotel, set just off the eastern end of the Venetian Causeway in Biscayne Bay, provides a soothing place of retreat. White walls and linens and blond wood accents characterize the guest rooms, which...  Read More




This immaculately restored Art Deco hotel opened in 1940, and retains the original terrazzo floors and updated period decor. In keeping with the restoration, rooms and main seating areas are furnished with vintage-style wicker and teak...  Read More




During its early years, the Biltmore made a name for itself hosting such notables as Ginger Rogers, Bing Crosby, Al Capone, and the Roosevelts. During WWII, it served as a military hospital and continued in that capacity until 1968. Not until...  Read More


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