Plan Your Upscale Beach Vacation at the Space Coast's Best Luxury Hotels

Everyone needs a little "me" time, and there's no better place to relax and treat yourself than on the perfect, powdery shores of sunny Central Florida. 

Enjoy your next vacation to the beach by spoiling yourself at some of the most posh luxury hotels Space Coast has to offer, like the Beach Place Guesthouses. Why stay in a hotel when you can rent your own private cottage right on the beach, with everything you could ever dream of? The Beach Place offers direct beach access – as do many of the top luxury hotels in the region. 

Every room has an ocean view at the Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront – or enjoy a private beach when you stay at the Doubletree by Hilton in the heart of Cocoa Beach. Ever our favorite, the Port d'Hiver B&B is an adult-only site with plenty of peace and quiet, walking paths through the garden and complementary drinks in the evening. 

If luxurious amenities are what your weary traveling bones are craving, enjoy Sleep Number beds at the Radisson Resort near the port, or stay in a cottage with your own fireplace, full kitchen, Jacuzzi, sun deck and private beach at Oceanfront Cottages.

If you travel extravagantly, Space Coast luxury hotels are the only way to fly.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Cape Canaveral Beach Resort
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The Holiday Inn at the port is a resort for active travelers who want easy access to the beach, directly from the hotel. Splash down the water slide in the pool, drift the day away in the sun in the lazy river and watch the cruise ships slowly...  Read More

Wakulla Suites
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The Wakulla Suites are great for families. Here, you can find barbecue grills, a game room, a children's pool, lush gardens, beach volleyball and, of course, the stunning beach. Parents with young kids will appreciate the on-side laundry room....  Read More

International Palms Resort & Conference Center Cocoa Beach
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The International Palms Resort & Conference Center Cocoa Beach is situated along 13 acres of property along the ocean. Nearby scenic family-friendly destinations include the Brevard Zoo, Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island National Wildlife...  Read More

Radisson Resort at the Port
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The Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral is a top pick for its location: just across the street from Port Canaveral. In fact, the Radisson is one of the closest hotels to the cruise ship terminals, so it's a favorite among travelers....  Read More

Doubletree by Hilton, Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hotel
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This six-story hotel is a luxury-lover's dream because of it's ideal Cocoa Beach location and its stunning private beach. Guests enjoy the outdoor heated swimming pool, a fitness gym, a gift shop, laundry facilities and a multilingual staff....  Read More

Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
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This eco-friendly, green hotel offers 200-plus guest rooms and suites which all include complimentary WiFi, 37-inch HDTVs, kitchen appliances, ironing equipment, dataport phones, Hilton Alarm Clock Radios, luxurious bedding, upgraded bathrooms...  Read More

Oceanfront Cottages
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Choose from a private cottage or suite at the Oceanfront Cottages. Each of the five cottages here is unique, decorated with luxury, five-star furnishings. Oceanfront Cottages takes pride in its cleanliness, as well as special touches: marble...  Read More

Port d'Hiver Bed and Breakfast
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The historic Port d'Hiver Bed and Breakfast Inn in Melbourne Beach is a luxurious retreat perched just steps from the beach. Stroll through the winding brick paths along the peaceful, lush grounds. Soak in a large spa tub in your cabana room....  Read More

The Inn At Cocoa Beach
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The Inn at Cocoa Beach is a European-influenced hotel that stands out for the details – from fresh-baked muffins in the morning to a wine and cheese gathering every evening. Relax in unique, individually-decorated rooms or exercise in the...  Read More

Beach Place Guesthouse
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Why stay in a hotel when you can stay in your own private cottage on the beach? All guesthouses at the Beach Place Guesthouse are just steps away from the beach. These are provided with fully appointed kitchens, dining sets, living areas,...  Read More


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