Noor A, DECEMBER 2021
We had an incredible girls trip to Acqualina resort. The room was spacious and beautiful. What stuck out the most was the exceptional service. Our favorite was the beach service in which they brought us anything we asked for from food, drinks, umbrellas, even random requests they made it happen. Arthur and Steven were our favorite on the beach who went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and comfortable during our stay.
Wendy C, DECEMBER 2021
We had yet another amazing stay at Acqualina Resort. The service is amazing and each and every person o the Acqualina team is friendly and makes you feel at home. Kevin, Juan and Diego were awesome as they chatted with us as they helped us settle into our beach chairs every day and made sure we had just the right amount of sun and a fresh pitcher of water all day long. They made our days special and enjoyable.
The team at the SPA was also incredible. Wonderful treatments and the team thought of everything. We were at the Spa pool and they noticed we were cleaning our sunglasses and out of nowhere they offered us wipes for our lenses. And Bianca, the guest experience manager arranged every detail and checked in with us throughout our stay in an attentive and friendly manner. She made our whole group feel like VIPs. Thank you for an incredible stay.
Nancy L, DECEMBER 2021
We have had an amazing week at the Acqualina. The beach attendants (especially Mohammed and Franco) are amazing and make sure that you have everything you need. They all work so hard to ensure you are happy and relaxed. Highly recommend - it’s the perfect place to rest and restore!
Jess, DECEMBER 2021
Beautiful resort and incredible service. We loved our stay at Acqualina. It was our first family beach trip with our baby girl. The staff goes out of their way to welcome you and be sure you enjoy your stay. They had our suite set up with all of our requests (high chair, etc.) when we arrived. We never left the resort during our stay. For every meal, they took extra care to prepare our 10 month old’s orders so it would be easy for her to eat. She loved the food! We dined at or ordered room service from Il Mulino every night. Every meal was fantastic. The beach and pool staff are always checking in with you to be sure you have everything you need. I could go on and on about the service. I’ve traveled around the world and have never had service this great within the U.S. Acqualina’s service was on the same level as five star hotels in Asia. I cannot wait to book another stay at Acqualina.
Steve K, DECEMBER 2021
Our family has traveled all the continents and rarely experience service and amenities as we find at Aqualina. The staff is outstanding, Espa, the beach, the pools, Il Mulino and the rooms are all 5 star.
Lisa G, DECEMBER 2021
The beach area at the Acqualina is amazing! Christopher and his staff are stellar!! Everyone is beyond polite and accommodating! They all go the extra mile in every respect!
They “all” enhanced our vacation . I am sure I cannot list all their names. We look forward to all our beach vacations with them’
solcoo, DECEMBER 2021
The property is beautiful and well maintained.The beach and pool areas have everything you need. Great lounges, drinks and umbrellas.
Special thanks to Natalie and Anna for the amazing and friendly service they always provide Slice of heaven in sunny isles.
Mollie Darby, DECEMBER 2021
My husband and I went here out of a recommendation from a travel consultant. Wow! It far exceeded our expectations. The staff at every turn provided service that was out of this world and seemed so genuine. From check in, breakfast in the morning to all the attendants across the beautiful grounds, you were always greeted by name and with a smile! One prime example of this above and beyond service was on our last day. My husband and I got chairs and a cabana at the adults only pool. I am expecting our first child, and I shared with the staff that we were there to celebrate our upcoming baby boy’s arrival. An hour or so later, I was surprised by Adriana, Omari, and Bianca who brought us the sweetest baby gifts to bring home with us and to allow us to always think of this special time! The act of kindness brought a tear to my eye! Also, shout out to Alejandro who was our waiter by the pool and was amazing!!! We loved him so much.
Beyond just an exceptional staff, Acqualina is the epitome of luxury and relaxation. The spa was superb (I received a customized facial since pregnant and my husband received a massage). The grounds offer a place of tranquility and the room offered the most peaceful place to rest your head.
For mommas to be or just couples who want to get away, this is the place for you!!!
Sarah Tyler, DECEMBER 2021
The Acqualina is beautiful! We loved our stay! Arthur and Joseph were so attentive and kind, and Franco at the bar was fantastic! The resort is clean, and well maintained. 5 stars, we will definitely come again!
Jordan P, DECEMBER 2021
We have had the most amazing stay at the Acqualina with family!! The staff has been incredible! So kind and accommodating, always meeting you with a huge smile. Arthur, Joseph, and Christopher have exceeded all of our expectations while at the beach, only adding to the pleasure of our trip. Franco at the bar was wonderful as well!
We will absolutely return again! Five stars for sure!
Dani A, DECEMBER 2021
This is one of the most wonderful places my family and I have stayed. The grounds are stunning, but the staff make this place truly special. Arthur has been so genuinely kind to us on the beach — he’s been attentive and generous, even taking care of things we hadn’t known to ask for. His integrity is so clear - he is responsible and follows through every time. Joseph is also so great — he has helped us get the best seats each day on the beach, and always checks in with us to make sure we’re comfortable. And Franco at the bar is the man; trip wouldn’t have been the same without him. He creates community so well, lifting up his colleagues while making each guest feel seen and respected. Honestly, every single person we’ve met has been so lovely - I can’t speak highly enough of the staff.
Beautiful stay in every way!
Marty V, NOVEMBER 2021
"Acqualina is very special place , its between luxury resort and luxury mansion where you really feel welcomed and attended to which is so hard to find somewhere else. Maybe because there is no other place like Acqualina, like their staff and amenities .
This time we were upgraded to beautiful ocean front room . Our son was celebrating early birthday ,when we entered the room he was surprised by complimentary birthday cake, gummies, welcome drinks and a Acqualina brand boogie board which traveled back to Chicago land with us .We were treated to a bottle of bubbly on the ice . I wish we could remember everyone's names and thank them personally but I do understand that greatness comes from the top-management and this resort has a really top notch management. Special thanks to Jackie for warm welcome as always. Thanks again and we will see you in January."
"My wife and I travel a lot and look for hotels that can deliver luxury experiences without pretense. We booked the Acqualina hoping to find that here — and with a twist this time… we have a four month old!
I have to say that even with high expectations, Acqualina was so surprisingly wonderful. The rooms are well appointed, the housekeeping team does a great job, and the grounds are well kept.
Beyond that, the staff here are absolutely the most kind, caring, and capable we’ve had the chance to meet in our travels. Ion and his team of servers, like Ricardo, are wonderful. The team at Il Molino (especially Simone!) take such good care of their guests. The pool girls, Valerie and Anely in particular, made our stay so comfortable — they went out of their way to care for us and our son every day!
The concierge team — Randy, Erick, and Christian — helped with all of our special plans during our trip. They made everything so logistically easy. And finally Bianca, our Guest Experience Manager, made sure our stay from start to finish was exemplary.
I can honestly say we expect to come back every year after this trip."
"Acqualina is the best resort in Florida we have ever been to. Anna and Diego from the pool services are spectacular, very attentive, they truly represent the 5* service! And Simone, the breakfast server from Il Mulino restaurant, is the best one ever! These people make this place stand out ! This is our fourth trip to Acqualina, and service is always top notch! Thank you!"
"We just returned from a 5 night stay at Acqualina and I feel like this resort had a level of service among the best I have ever experienced, and I'm a frequent traveler who stays at 5 star resorts routinely. Most places struggle with staffing during the pandemic but Acqualina had to have had more staff than guests. There was never a wait for anything, the resort was maintained to perfection, and the beach/pool areas were particularly well serviced. We enjoyed the food at all 3 restaurants as well as great room service breakfasts. Our oceanfront suite was spectacular with 2 bathrooms and a full kitchen and dining room. Overall, nothing to complain about (which is rare for me)--we will definitely return."
"The entire staff at Acqualina is nothing short of AMAZING. We have visited here several times in the last 6 years. The staff is very attentive to your needs and helpful in all ways. The GM, Grant, is hands on and very involved in the everyday operations. I would like to mention the people who were so wonderful to us. The head of food and beverage is Ion, front desk ladies were Jackie, Victoria and Bianca. The waiters were Deylan, Conrad and Aris and the beach attendants were Omare, Jeremy and Valentino. If you go please introduce yourself to these amazing individuals. You will not be disappointed."
"I love it here! I’ve been coming here for years because my parents own a unit. Each time I come back, it tops the last time! I don’t know how it’s possible but it is. The staff is outstanding, 10/10. They are very attentive and I’ve never had any complaints. Acqualina is the true definition of a 5 star luxury resort. I’ve been all over the world and it takes the cake. Some of the staff that have positively impacted my stay are Genesis at Il Mulino and Arthur and Jeremy who are beach boys. I just love them! Kudos to Acqualina."
"The hotel was beautiful and the service was impeccable. We had an amazing beach attendant Lucas who was attentive and couldn’t do enough to make us comfortable. Also, Jaime at breakfast was fantastic. He made sure the coffee was fresh, the chef made the omelet exactly to our specifications, was efficient and friendly."
"Exceeded my expectations. The entire team was impressive. Traveled for business purposes but will definitely use it again soon. Very pleased with the experience. My entire team and I highly recommend it."
"From arrival to departure, service was phenomenal. Staff was attentive, professional, efficient and helpful down to the smallest request. Would highly recommend this resort for a fantastic getaway. Would go back in a heartbeat!"
"Absolutely love the property. Stayed at many 5 star properties in the US and nothing compares to Acqualina. They do everything right from the service to how well maintained the property is an overall experience far better than any other resort we have stayed at."
"We just got back from our 3-week Florida vacation and we had a chance to spent 2 wonderful nights at Acqualina hotel. It may be one of our favorite hotels ever. From the start, the check in with front desk agent Alisa was so efficient and informative. The great concierge desk of Erick and Christian were so responsive to my emails and helped plan our weekend and make dinner reservations. Our suite was gorgeous with amazing views.
The weekend was wonderful. This hotel is very different comparing to many other hotels in Miami and feels intimate, private. Service is amazing all over the property - restaurants, pool, beach. Zeta and other outdoor attendants are rockstars. The food is fabulous at Ke-uH - our dinner here was so good. The pool is not crowded and it was always easy to find a nice spot. I can't say enough nice things about this hotel."
"The staff at Acqualina are world class and beyond friendly. We had no issues during our 4 night stay and we had an anniversary get away we will never forget. We had an ocean view room and the view was beyond expectations. The rooms are incredibly maintained and the spa was first class. If you want a truly exceptional hotel experience this will fit the bill."
"Our stay at the Acqualina resort was remarkable!!! We were greeted by friendly staff who made sure we had everything we needed before we could ask. The room and amenities were state of the art and clean. We enjoyed dinning whether inside or at the beach. All staff were helpful and friendly throughout our stay."
"Decided to stay at Aqualina Resort for a couple nights while visiting family in FL. One of the best resorts I’ve visited! Accommodations were excellent. The staff was not only excellent, but incredibly friendly. Super relaxing atmosphere…would definitely like to visit again!!!"
"Perfect beachfront resort with excellent gym and spa facilities. Although easy to use for access to the city and Miami’s various sites/offerings, you can also just come and never leave the resort. The three restaurants provide a nice variety and the Il Mulino on site is equivalent in service and food quality to the “real” Il Mulino in Manhattan."
"We have stayed many times at Acqualina, I think almost 40, and each time they manage to exceed our expectations! This is the ultimate destination for a quick recharge. Here you don't have to worry or think about anything, it is all taken care of for you! The staff is amazing and really make you feel at home from Rachelle in the front office to the beach staff and the whole crew for breakfast in Il Mulino. We will be looking forward to our next visit! Many thanks again, Darrell, Pauline and Matthew!"
Karen from KY
"Travelled over 1,000 miles to beautiful Acqualina Resort in Sunny Isles Florida for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and had the most AWESOME beach attendant from only 30 miles from HOME!!! Jeremy Fox you ROCK man!! Everyone should check this place out!!!!"
Kyle from KY
"We were looking for a Luxurious Resort in the USA for an anniversary trip and we found it here at Acqulina Resort!! We were definitely treated like royalty from all the staff here! They cater to anything you need! Special shout-out to our main MAN Jeremy Foxx as our beach attendant, Jackie at the Pool Bar who greeted us from Day 1 by name! Valeria the awesome pool attendant and Jessica from Reception!!! If you’re looking for a beautiful place to visit state side, you WON’T be disappointed!! Thank you Acqulina for making our trip perfect."
sgimigliano, SEPTEMBER 2021
Top-notch resort. Incredibly friendly, well-trained staff in an upscale but welcoming resort. Everyone knows the job and does the job. Staff is invested and helpful but you never feel that you are being up charged or hustled for a tip. Food offerings are generally excellent as is the service.
Sadaf K, SEPTEMBER 2021
"We arrived at a beautiful property, friendly and an easy check-in process, our room was exquisite. You are among professionals who will make your experience memorable. The concierge is the best! Very knowledgeable and worldly in their approach to the travel industry. The highlight of our stay was the spa, the spa individuals were so nice and sweet. They booked us for a facial the next day, the private pool was relaxing and you happen to have a lovely sea breeze. Definitely the organic tea is my favorite, however, I tried the vanilla tea as well. All the way around, wonderful! Have a great vacation and enjoy a short visit to the Bal Harbour Shops. Bon Voyage."
Mike Lac, SEPTEMBER 2021
"My wife And I are here right now for our 1 year anniversary and babymoon. From the day I called to book the trip until now its been the best customer service we have ever encountered. Special shout to Cameron, Leo, Anely, Chef Ed, Jorge, Arthur, and the concierges.. These are just a few people who have made the first day better. I mentioned it was a special trip for us while making the reservation and they even surprised us with a few extra goodies for us and the baby. We travel a lot in and out of the country and this is the best experience we have personally ever shared. As you can see I don't leave many reviews but no place deserves a better review than Acqualina and their staff."
Safari45261496333, AUGUST 2021
"My mom and I had another amazing, luxury, relaxing and comfortable time at the Acqualina resort! EVERYONE is amazing: Christian with concierge was outstanding! The Spa; Nair and Monica were the best massages I ever had! Kevin, Valentino and your team at the beach were so cool! Jackie with Guest Service is so sweet! Juan and the rest of the team who served us breakfast every morning are so nice! Thank you Acqualina team for another fabulous vacation :)"
WendyNewYork, AUGUST 2021
"From the moment we arrived we were warmly greeted. Greetings have always been very important to me. Throughout our stay, 9 days, the genuine warmth felt in all the staff and even the guests was a pleasure.
The hotel is stunning in every way. The beach and the pools are beautiful. There was always the perfect beach or pool lounge chair and umbrella available. No stress , no waking up early to reserve a chair, I love that.
The service providing in every area, from the rooms, the restaurants, the beach and pool service was tremendous. The best that we have ever encountered.
We felt that all the staff was wonderful but i will name a few that we had the honor of spending some time with. Jagr at the pool and beach. Valentino, Arthur, Steven, Layron and Diego at the beach. Alejandro and Francy for their wonderful food service at the beach. Xavier and Jeremy for their warm early morning greeting. Genesis, Alam and Gerardo for a delicious morning breakfast at Il Mulino, the best concierges ever....Randy and Erik. The spa treatments were wonderful and thank you Martha for bringing us our tea and cookies at the spa pool.
We truly felt so lucky to spend our first vacation in a very long time at this magnificent hotel and we are very grateful to you all for all the hard work you have done to insure that we all were happily pampered."
Tangela W, AUGUST 2021
"The Acqualina Resort staff were all extremely courteous. We celebrated my mother’s birthday with a Daycation in the poolside cabana. Our attendant, Skylar, offered phenomenal customer service to my family and I. Im almost positive my mom thought she was royalty for the day. Skylar was warmly attentive(constantly checking on us) and available for our EVERY need. It was a wonderful experience!"
Igor M, AUGUST 2021
"We are thankful to the Acqualina’s Team and, particularly, Carolina, the Front Desk Manager, for our grand time and memorable birthday at the Resort. The Acqualina Team is dedicated to science and art of Hospitality, and to ongoing excellence of their services. The Front Desk staff was very friendly and pleasant, always quick to offer us their attention. Everyone, from door greeters to swimming pool and beach workers were caring, professional, and precise. We want to give our Special Thanks to you for your attention and your time making our birthday stay memorable and special with an elegantly decorated room and tastefully supplied fine treats. We will definitely be back!"
pmelisi74, AUGUST 2021
"We had a great family relaxing Vacation With excellent service .
Staff members were very welcoming, the restaurants are excellent. The spa service was awesome and professional. A great place to go and relax . Also the food by the beach and pool are are excellent."
Joseph M, AUGUST 2021
"Our time here at Acqualina has been amazing! Special thanks to Valeria, , Cameron and Anely from the pool and beach team as well as Alex from costa and also Zeta too! The service here is unmatched! Thanks!"
MAJFL, AUGUST 2021
"This was our third visit to Acqualina and the staff and the location were terrific, as always. There are many beautiful seaside resorts, but Acqualina stands out due to the marvelous staff who go out of their way to be gracious and caring hosts to their guests. Shout out to Delyan and Ion at the Costa grill beachfront restaurant, to Devon and Cameron and Valentino at the beach/lounge area, to Valeria and Bianca at the pool, to Monica for graciously going out of her way to help a guest, and it's always a pleasure to see Patricia at breakfast. Thank you for making our visit such a relaxing break, and we look forward to our next trip."
Susan D, AUGUST 2021
"We spent a week here for a family vacation and to celebrate my sons' graduations. The hotel is exquisite and the staff is superb. They are friendly and attentive to every detail. They made it a very special experience for my sons by recognizing their accomplishments by decorating their rooms and the cabana as well. Everything was perfect!"
mwwsmw312, AUGUST 2021
"If you are trying to figure out where you’re going to go next, and you are looking to treat yourself to something special, book this hotel immediately! I have stayed in many different places and I have yet to find a better combination of resort grounds, Pleasant, professional, attentive staff, beautiful rooms kept spotless, and amazing dining."
Ashleymccain, AUGUST 2021
"We loved our visit and will definitely return. The staff was incredible. We were called by name all week and everyone went out of their way for our family! Ion and all of his staff are top notch and are so respectful, energetic and hospitable! We will be back! The McCain family."
kevinbrodsky1, AUGUST 2021
"Extremely clean and amazing experience. Everyone very pleasant the staff was great rooms clean Restaurants amazing. Pool area very clean and friendly staff. We had an amazing stay and will definitely be back."
Sc9, AUGUST 2021
"We had the most amazing 5 nights in a 2bed/2ba/gourmet kitchen/den hotel suite. The service here is impeccable. They are available to help with anything you need. The beach and pool attendants, food attendants all work so incredibly hard. We interacted the most with Jeremy and Conrad, but everyone (Jeremiah, Kevin, Bianca, more folks but I cannot recall names) were great. My kids loved this place and can't wait to go back. On my first night I got stung by a jellyfish and the manager, Carolina P, came to check on me and bring some cream to put on the rash. We had room service daily and when calling down, the staff picked up the phone immediately and the food was excellent and prompt. I was impressed by their COVID protocols and we chose to forego housekeeping during our stay to minimize others in our rooms, but the staff was excellent about bringing us new toiletries, or picking up bags of garbage at anytime I called. We would love to come back in the near future. Thank you again Acqualina for an amazing stay."
kaplamwendi, JULY 2021
Acqualina was the perfect resort for our honeymoon. From the moment we walked in the staff was friendly and attentive and we did not have to worry about a thing. The beach access area away from the hotel was perfect and the staff are right there ready to get you set up for your loungers with fresh pitchers of water. We received several complimentary drinks as it was our honeymoon but by far the best experience was the beachfront dinner. Allan and the staff did a beautiful job setting it up and creating a delicious 4 course dinner for us. 100% recommend this resort to anyone traveling the area who wants luxury!
cchiappo, JULY 2021
It was absolutely amazing. The property is beautiful. All the employees are so nice and hospitable. Devon at the beach made our stay very special, so did Jackie and Mauro. The food from Coastal Grill and Ke-Uh was delicious. I will be coming back soon!
JF, JULY 2021
We keep coming back because we love it so much, Acqualina is the best hotel in Miami. We have been coming for 9 years and the staff remember us. Big thanks to Jamie at breakfast, Isis and Bianca around the pool and Omari on the beach for giving such great service and making our stay amazing!
micaela, JULY 2021
I spent 1 week in this resort, and personally I think is one of the best hotels in Miami. From the moment I arrived at front desk, everyone was super friendly. The food from Coastal Grill and Ke-Uh was excellent! The service is very good, everyone is at your service and everyone is very friendly. The rooms are so pretty, very good view to the ocean, there is also a kitchen in the rooms, and the room was very quiet too.
emma, JULY 2021
I spent 5 days in this resort, and overall everything is very good. the rooms are very complete and clean, and the staff is super friendly. the food is excellent! and I recommend to go to IL Mulino. if you can, book a room with ocean view, the view to the beach is extremely nice. I would totally come back!
Rivka W, JULY 2021
We had the most amazing time at the Acqualina Resort. Bianca, our pool attendant at the adult pool, was so courteous and delightful always with a smile and willing to assist with all of our needs. I would really recommend that she gets a promotion. She has the skills and technique to rise in the ranks in making the Acqualina Resort a 10 star hotel.
WendyNewYork, JULY 2021
From the moment we arrived we were warmly greeted. Greetings have always been very important to me. Throughout our stay, 9 days, the genuine warmth felt in all the staff and even the guests was a pleasure.
The hotel is stunning in every way. The beach and the pools are beautiful. There was always the perfect beach or pool lounge chair and umbrella available. No stress , no waking up early to reserve a chair, I love that.
The service providing in every area, from the rooms, the restaurants, the beach and pool service was tremendous. The best that we have ever encountered.
We felt that all the staff was wonderful but I will name a few that we had the honor of spending some time with. Jager at the pool and beach. Valentino, Arthur, Steven, Layron and Diego at the beach. Alejandro and Francy for their wonderful food service at the beach. Xavier and Jeremy for their warm early morning greeting. Genesis, Alam and Gerardo for a delicious morning breakfast at Il Mulino, the best concierges ever....Randy and Erik. The spa treatments were wonderful and thank you Martha for bringing us our tea and cookies at the spa pool.
We truly felt so lucky to spend our first vacation in a very long time at this magnificent hotel and we are very grateful to you all for all the hard work you have done to insure that we all were happily pampered.
mploypro, JUNE 2021
I celebrated my 40th birthday at this resort and it was an excellent experience! I highly recommend this resort! The resort itself is beautiful. The service and food were excellent! The views on the beach are amazing as well.
monster, JUNE 2021
We had a wonderful, relaxing, and comfortable stay. The service at Acqualina was impeccable, and exceeded our expectations—it really made our stay. We were there for a full week, and I would’ve happily stayed longer. The hotel is certainly beautiful with many amenities, but it was the people and the service that made the difference—100%.
I have to say that all of the staff really went above and beyond. However, there were a handful of people that should be acknowledged above the rest. These individuals made our week at Acqualina more than just a vacation.
In particular, Jeremy Fox on the beach took AMAZING care of us and truly went above and beyond. Every day. We promised our new friend we would come back and visit for sure. Also, Eugene on the beach was awesome and set us up with an estate viewing. Ricardo, Valentino, and Santiago at the beach were great as well, it was rare we had to wait too long for anything. We loved hanging out with Franco at the pool bar. Luis, Carlos, Steven, William, and Ivan at Il Mulino were all excellent and made our dinners just perfect. Several nights Carlos really went out of his way to accommodate us, and Luis was just awesome in every way. We looked forward to seeing him for dinner.
Highly recommend the beachfront dinner—definitely one of the most beautiful and romantic we have had. Andres made it very special.
And last but certainly not least, we cannot forget to mention Randy, Louise, Victoria and Christian at concierge, who solved any problem and attended to all of our special requests, and truly made all of our Acqualina wishes come true.
The dinners were delicious at Mulino and Ke-Uh, as well as Costa. The sweet hostesses Alina and Zhgenya always managed to accommodate us. Beach service was just the best, (already miss those delicious coconuts) and the spa was excellent. Our room was beautiful and comfortable, loved all of the little extras and attention to detail. We loved it all so much we even went to check out the Residences at Acqualina as I mentioned before. Just a truly wonderful experience from beginning to end. I can honestly say that every person we encountered tried in some way to make the extra effort. We booked the trip very last minute and there were no ocean front rooms available. This would be our only complaint and we will make sure to book earlier next time to fix this. Five stars for Acqualina. Highly recommend.
Larry B, JUNE 2021
Everything about this resort is first class. Great location, extremely friendly staff, great service and spacious suite. Pool staff provides ample towels and ice water at the pools or on the beach. Have stayed at many resorts around the world and Acqualina rates at the top!
kalweisky, JUNE 2021
This is a fabulous property: high quality rooms, universally friendly staff and an immaculate property. We spent 6 days on site and did not leave once. The food was wonderful and we are planning our return trip far sooner than we would have expected. We rate this experience 100 out of 10!
Michelle T, JUNE 2021
We love coming to this beautiful resort each year! The service is amazing! Pool side service today was exceptional by Analy! Her bright personality and service was awesome!!! You have a great employee in her!!!!!
Valentino was also excellent at beach side set up!!!! Overall, we will always come back!!! Very well managed resort!!!
Daniel F, JUNE 2021
The best hotel experience we have ever had. Luxury, service, beautiful beach, room view, food, activities, all the best in one place. My children love it, and they didn’t need displays, tablets or any electronic to enjoy. The food is amazing. Ke- uH, the Japanese restaurant is outstanding.
Tipptravelguy, JUNE 2021
Acqualina Resort is an awesome place to come for quick getaway. My wife and I loved our view of the ocean from our room on the 21st floor. The restaurants on the Premises were fabulous and the service was impeccable. We had Devon set things up on the beach for us with beach chairs and a private aqua bed cabana on our last day. He made sure our time on the beach was everything we expected and more. Thanks for a great stay. Ask for Devon when you want a beach chair!
WendyNewYork, JUNE 2021
From the moment we arrived we were warmly greeted. Greetings have always been very important to me. Throughout our stay, 9 days, the genuine warmth felt in all the staff and even the guests was a pleasure.The hotel is stunning in every way. The beach and the pools are beautiful. There was always the perfect beach or pool lounge chair and umbrella available. No stress , no waking up early to reserve a chair, I love that.The service providing in every area, from the rooms, the restaurants, the beach and pool service was tremendous. The best that we have ever encountered.
We felt that all the staff was wonderful but I will name a few that we had the honor of spending some time with. Jair at the pool and beach. Valentino, Arthur, Steven, Layron and Diego at the beach. Alejandro and Francy for their wonderful food service at the beach. Xavier and Jeremy for their warm early morning greeting. Genesis, Alam and Gerardo for a delicious morning breakfast at Il Mulino, the best concierges ever....Randy and Erik. The spa treatments were wonderful and thank you Martha for bringing us our tea and cookies at the spa pool.
We truly felt so lucky to spend our first vacation in a very long time at this magnificent hotel and we are very grateful to you all for all the hard work you have done to insure that we all were happily pampered.
clemon77, JUNE 2021
We had wanted to stay at the Acqualina for a few years, and it was worth the wait! Stunning suite, immaculately clean, staff was beyond warm and friendly, and food was delicious! Also some of the best cocktails I’ve had in my lifetime! Can’t wait to come back and stay again!
tinakennedy33, JUNE 2021
I really enjoyed my stay at Acqualina Resort and Spa. The service provided by everyone on their staff was the highest level of professionalism. The food, the views, the spa treatments during my relaxation day… this entire experience was impeccable!!! I will definitely travel from DC to Sunny Isles for another “Me” rest and relaxation celebration!!!
debbie54655, MAY 2021
The property is gorgeous and the green outdoor spaces make the Acqualina stand out from all other resorts. However, what really sets the Acqualina above other properties is the level of service throughout, especially at the beach and pool. We especially want to mention Jimmy Angel who always greets us with a smile, is quick and efficient, and never stops running around getting things done and assisting all the guests! We also want to give a shout-out to Kevin, Ian and Dean at the beach and Bianca at the pool who are always friendly and helpful!
LeBlancloverbuffalo, MAY 2021
If you are thinking about staying at this resort do NOT hesitate. This resort caters to your every need, from the staff at the pools (Anely, Conrad, Monica and Isis) to the servers at the restaurants to the concierge everyone here wants you to enjoy your stay. They really go out of their way to meet your every request and with a pleasant and genuinely warm attitude. The restaurants are fabulous special mention to IL Mulino this restaurant goes above and beyond with their presentation and food quality is exceptional.
RTMray, MAY 2021
Outstanding experience at Acqualina. The pampering and service at our beck and call was out of this world. It's like the song from Cheers: where everybody knows your name and they're always glad you came. The staff at Acqualina understands--- service is king.
Shiva D, MAY 2021
Stayed here with my family and everything was perfect! From the valet (especially Damian), to the staff (Tyler in engineering) to set-ups on the beach and grass area (all of them, especially Arthur) - they care about the guest and make sure there are no outstanding needs. Everything is always clean, pitchers of water always at the tables - this place is a dream come true!! Wouldn’t recommend any other resort on the beach!!
RMSina, MAY 2021
Simply amazing. No issues. Service was incredible. Rooms were incredible. Restaurants were awesome - especially the outside dining. Pool was beautiful. Beach was so close and beautiful - great setup with a great entry, long sandbar and then some deeper areas out farther. Showers to rinse as soon as you return. PERFECTION!
Mike G, APRIL 2021
We visited Acqualina for a week at the end of March and two things stood out to us. Firstly, the staff everywhere was kind, friendly, and accommodating. Specifically, Zeta, Anely, and Jeffery were very accommodating of any requests we had and very friendly as well. Secondly, the resort’s handling of COVID protocols was outstanding. They had security at all elevators and entrances and were asking people to put on masks if they were not wearing them. I felt extremely safe staying there during these times.
Chrystal H, APRIL 2021
I wouldn’t be able to write enough great things about this resort. From valet to check in and of course, pool and beach, the staff was phenomenal. Started the day at the spa with a couples massage and worked our way to the pool, where a beautiful cabana was set up with rose pedals. The attention to details and the attentiveness of Anely, our pool attendant, made our time so special. She made sure we had everything we needed and was so friendly and kind. Besides the beauty of this hotel, it’s not hard to see that the caring staff is what makes this resort top notch.
I would also highly recommend Ke-Uh, the food is amazing and of course, the staff was great. Looking forward to staying again in the near future.
JMP15Boston_MA, APRIL 2021
This was our first time traveling in over a year and it was absolute perfection! Our family of 4 (two high schoolers) stayed in a room overlooking the intercostal waterway and all agreed that we had the best of both worlds - enjoying the beach and pool views by day and views of the city lights at night on our balcony. The room was spacious and we used the pull out couch, too, so it was great for our family. Our son was doing a lot of homework during our first day or two and made himself a great set up on the room desk and took his breaks on the balcony in the sun. Our daughter loved the oversized tub and my husband enjoyed the in-room espresso in the morning. The cleaning staff was fast and efficient - they come in twice a day but always managed to slip in and out quickly, leaving our room in pristine condition.
We spent one day on the beach and found the service to be just as great outside as it was inside. Jimmy set us up our first day with an amazing beach cabana and coconut waters, and someone was constantly refreshing our pitcher of ice water, so we never felt dehydrated despite being in the hot sun all day. The ocean was warm and clear and Joshua managed to get a few pool floats so my teens could use them to lounge in the water. We spent another day pool-side and that was just as great! Even though the hotel was nearly at full occupancy, we never felt like we couldn't find a place to sit and never felt like the pool was crowded. We had lunch at the pool, on the beach, and sat at Costa Grill one day - all the food was excellent, as were the drinks. Our favorite meal at the resort was breakfast - there was just something so special about being greeted by the staff each morning and having a strong cup of coffee and delicious choices every day. The views of the beach and pool can't be beat either! Simone was particularly friendly and happily brought things like avocado toast and iced coffee with almond milk for our daughter who is allergic to dairy. She typically finds it tricky to finds safe but fun menu choices and really felt like she had a lot of options at Acqualina. We also dined at the sushi restaurant at the hotel twice and that was delicious, too. The patio was gorgeous lit up at night and the staff was on top of things, treating my daughter to a celebratory song and sorbet to highlight her high school graduation. Lastly, we used the spa and the gym. My son loved all the high tech options in the gym and that he was often the only one in there. My daughter and I got a facial and massage and both services were great. The spa pool area was small but peaceful and the hot tub there was really pretty with a relaxing waterfall. All in all, we really can't say enough good things about our stay. I know that Acqualina is pricey, but we truly felt like the service and quality was worth every penny. Special thanks to the manager, Victoria, for checking in with us a few times during our stay. We will definitely recommend the resort to friends and hope to be back!
Laura K, MARCH 2021
After more than a year away, we finally returned to Acqualina, now under the new leadership of Grant, whose incredibly experienced expertise has maintained the hotel’s 5 stars it so readily deserves.
The hotel’s service is warm, fabulous, and genuine. A special shout out to Rachel, who is the heart and soul of Acqualina. Fabiana, You are awesome!!! David, Caio, Zeta, thank you so much for making our stay even more special.
The Covid safety precautions are truly impeccable. We felt extremely safe throughout our stay.
We can’t wait to return as soon as possible to Acqualina. This hotel is pure luxury with a heart and soul.
MarinaMek, MARCH 2021
This hotel goes above and beyond for its guests. Excellent location to kids parks as well as short drive to Bal Harbour and Wynwood and excellent pool and beach amenities. Extremely clean large rooms and luxury construction.
Restaurants on the property are great as well.
Jeffret5387, MARCH 2021
This resort is spectacular and pristine, in both the room and the public areas. The room furnishings were incredible in design, but also comfortable and practical. You do not need to leave this resort. All of the restaurants were excellent, and far better than what we had when we left the property. No need to leave on our next visit. All of the food was delicious and unique, with Il Mulino and Ke-Uh being standouts. Even room service was great - freshly prepared and no doubt delivered immediately. However, the real highlight is the service from all of the staff. Housekeeping does an amazing job, and were so thorough, and left nice little touches that were not expected. The staff at the pools and beaches were friendly, courteous, and always checking on your needs and ready to serve, without ever being intrusive. Everyone remembers your name and you are recognized and preferences recalled, and that is even while wearing a mask, which is impressive. Covid precautions were taken seriously, and we felt very comfortable, but the staff was not a police force about it, as was described in another guest's review. The spa offers unique and advanced treatments and creates an environment where you want to stay long after the service to enjoy the amenities, such as the pool and hot tub, on a private deck. I would highly recommend this property, as it offers a unique experience not often found in US luxury resorts, and one that equals and in some areas exceeds the luxury resorts of Europe.
Danason, MARCH 2021
Spectacular place to vacation with a multi-generational family book thru Whatahotel. We are nearing the end of our week-plus stay but I couldn’t wait to rave about our first family vacation at Acqualina. We are here with adult children and grandchildren and the resort could not be more perfect. With the assistance of Richie Massa at Whatahotel, who recommended the resort to us, we booked an ocean-front two bedroom suite with den, which gave us an office with twin day-bed, perfect for our grandson. The first master has a glorious ocean view and the second king master has its own sitting room, great for a crib and essentially providing two suites. We have a full kitchen for room service breakfast and take out delivery dinners. Timo and Ceviche 105 were great. The service is top notch: at the pool, at the beach, through the concierge desk, and housekeeping. Any request is met with a cheerful “can-do” attitude. Of special note is the amazing swim instructor, Oscar, recommended and arranged by the concierge. He was so supportive and funny and in three days, our four year old grandson had made huge leaps in his swimming skills. Oscar is truly amazing and we were grateful to him. The beach is beautiful and on calmer days, the ocean very swimmable. Finally, COVID safety protocols are consistently enforced making the experience feel very safe. Although the resort has been fully booked during our stay, it has never felt crowded or rushed. Thank you to all of the staff at Acqualina who have helped make this a wonderful 70th birthday celebration and more, a celebration of having our family together again. We will be sorry to leave.
Nataliya Gavlin, FEBRUARY 2021
Absolutely amazing!!! 6 star service and amenities.
Acqualina is the best resort in Miami not only because of its fabulous amenities such as gorgeous pools and beach areas, delicious restaurants and beautiful spa, but also because of its highly trained, professional and dedicated staff, ready to serve and provide you with the best service. The men and women who work here really take pride in their work and cater to any wish and request, sometimes even before you ask for it. If you are lucky to stay here or visit, I hope you get the pleasure of meeting Eugene and David who work at the beach/couches area. They are top class hospitality specialists, friendly, knowledgeable, dedicated, eager to help and to serve. They will make your experience unforgettable! After staying here for almost 3 months, I can safely say that this is the most luxurious and amazing resort/residence.
Teddy, FEBRUARY 2021
Incredible and AMAZING experience at Aqualina! The staff will go above and beyond for you, but if you decide to relax on the beach side call in advance and ENSURE David and Fabiana attend to you. David is a team leader with the qualities of a manager, and Fabiana is a manager who provides a quality experience and runs an incredible team- it’s clear how high her standards are for her staff. It was a friends birthday and David made my friend feel like a Princess on her special day. Amari wasn’t attending to us, however, he did stop by and gave us some excellent recommendations for going out around Miami and is just as incredible as David and Fabiana. I am so absolutely grateful to the beach team for their excellent service and making my friend the happiest gal on her birthday (and extending their quality service beyond just her birthday). Thank you so much to the entire staff for making our ENTIRE stay fantastic! Officially Acqualina guests for life.
Sensationswigs, JANUARY 2021
“Amazing place enjoyed every moment. Service is unparalleled. Staff is friendly and smiley and out to make each guest feel welcome and appreciated. Fantastic ambience and amenities. Pool and beach service exceptional.”
Stu K, JANUARY 2021
“Not sure where to start...well, how about with this - you can’t stay in a nicer, friendlier place. The resort - beach, pools, restaurants, rooms - is absolutely amazing. The staff - particularly Maria and Mardy at the front desk, Luis and Gus the bellmen, Karlo at the beach, Karen at the coffee stand - redefines customer service. Every employee takes ownership of your question or concern. We can’t wait to go back!”
SCK, JANUARY 2021
“It never amazes me how warm & friendly this property is, without compromising it's service & quality of hotel.
Coming back after a little break we just picked right up where we left off. So comfortable & easy to get back acquainted with!
See you next month! Stay Safe!
Did a fabulous job under these trying times.”
Ayden, JANUARY 2021
“Me and my boyfriend visit Acqualina every weekend and I have to say... I could not believe the experience I had. Thank you so much Tyler and Alberto for making my birthday experience something to never forget. The cookies were amazing and the notecard was very thoughtful.”
Avi, JANUARY 2021
“Tyler the beach attendant is a truly thoughtful person. He sat me down early in the morning and inquired the reason for my stay at the Acqualina and I informed him that we came to celebrate my girlfriends birthday and he really went above and beyond! As we were ready to leave, we were surprised with a glass of champagne and cookies. My girl was shocked and still hasn’t stopped talking about it. Our experience this weekend has really made us enjoy coming to the Acqualina even more than ever. Thank you everyone!”
Nadia, JANUARY 2021
“One of the most wonderful experiences I’ve ever had at a hotel. Beautiful property, wonderful room, tasty food and tremendous spa treatments. When we went down to have a beach day with our friends, we were greeted by a very polite young man named Eugene. He was so thoughtful, well spoken and overall amazing. He gave us a tour of all of the options we had and made sure our day was the best it could be. He was overall wonderful and it makes me happy to see young men still working hard during these hard times, and be this well spoken, smart at such a young age. He didn’t miss a thing and made mine and my husbands day special. Thank you Acqualina for a beautiful getaway and Eugene for being so stunning. Will definitely come back very soon ??”
SALYASEEN2, NOVEMBER 2020
A weekend in paradise.
“We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay at Acqualina. The staff, service, amenities, restaurants and even the weather were perfect. The beach is swimmable, the rooms are spacious, spotless and very tastefully furnished.”
J0RRIC0, NOVEMBER 2020
What an incredible experience !!
“We chose Acqualina as the destination to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
The entire experience was extraordinary, from quality of room, amenities and especially the warm and welcoming staff. Could not be more pleased with our choice.”
HTOWN D, NOVEMBER 2020
“We spent a romantic couple of days including Thanksgiving at Acqualina. It’s a beautiful place with a wonderful beach, very accommodating staff and great amenities. Our beachfront room was large and super comfortable."
CONNECTOR610875, NOVEMBER 2020
“Acqualina is truly a remarkable resort. Located on the beach, close to the airport and during non-COVID times, convenient to all that Ft. Lauderdale has to offer. The resort itself is well done, giving you a sense of being in the Mediterranean. The on-site restaurants are great with good variety and specials. But the best thing about the resort are the people. From the minute you arrive, everyone greats you by name, no matter where you are. They are all very, very good at their jobs and are always so attentive and personable. It has become our favorite splurge get away."
SARAH P., OCTOBER 2020
“Had such a nice staycation at Acqualina! Loved everything especially the staff! And especially the staff at the pool and beach. Everyone anticipated your needs before you even thought of them yourself! At the beach, Hector was SO nice and so helpful and came up to us the moment he saw we were waiting for chairs. Also at the pool Zeta was so sweet and friendly and was a big help! Loved everyone here!”
MICHELEY2515TR, OCTOBER 2020
“Great girls get a way- however I would recommend families and couples as well.
Excellent service, large and well-appointed accommodations.
Pool and beach service was top notch. A true 5 star experience
All COVID precautions- in place. I felt very safe.
Masks and social distancing are enforced in a very nice way.”
MOMMADUKES, OCTOBER 2020
“I had the pleasure to visit Miami’s best kept secret along the gorgeous Sunny Isles of Miami. I did not realize a quiet haven like Acqualina can thrive amid South Florida chaos, but once you get here you will understand why, it lures repeat vacationers and incognito celebrities with picture-perfect beaches; the service is impeccable, I was utterly impressed with the hotel buzzing almost on a regular day. Dining venues were full from breakfast to dinner, with an solid loyal clientele, both local and foreign. The Acqualina defies crisis with impeccable service, innovation and ultimate pandemic safety. Once you experience this haven you will know why Acqualina Resort & Residences has been recognized in the 2020 10Best Readers' Choice Awards by USA Today as the #1 Best Destination Resort in the United States, #1 Best Waterfront Hotel in the United States and #1 Best Hotel Spa in the United States awarded to Acqualina Spa by ESPA. After dining at Il Mulino at the Acqualina on our first night we did not want to go off property to eat anywhere else, it has been awarded the Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award for its exceptional dining experience, we dined here again on our last evening, Santiago our waiter outdid himself with the service he provided, and I will never forget the best tasting grappa he offered us for the after dinner aperitif (complimentary btw). Our bartender William had the best bar tending skills I’ve seen, he created a drink for me which was not just an ordinary drink but an “EXPERIENCE” , the distinct smoky flavor and sweet taste transported me back to my parents village in Punjab, India! William you are the MAN when it comes to making drinks and I know you will be still be there next time I visit.
I had a wonderful day at the spa, so relaxing, the staff were very attentive, thank you Martha for serving such a delicious lunch, thank you to my wonderful masseuse.
Every staff member I had a chance to interact with have been working there for several years and it’s because THEY LOVE WHAT THEY DO. Retention of staff and Excellent service trickles down from the top, so Kudos to the owners Eddie and Jules - I Hope I get to meet you on my next visit so I can personally thank you for creating such a wonderful place of ultimate luxury and experience for all. A very big THANK-YOU to my wonderful son Sher for making this trip possible to get away for a few days to de-stress and unwind for a few days, it was the perfect place to do it. Love you to the moon and back son.”
EXITBY, SEPTEMBER 2020
COVID Safety was paramount
“Frequent visitor - as an older dentist Covid precautions are always on my mind. I know how hard it is to do the great job Acqualina does. NO ONE enters the property without temp checks, masks & socially distant. Everything is super clean, sanitized constantly. The rooms are always beautiful, the grounds, pool areas are immaculate as always. The service is impeccable. Il Mulino’s steaks & pasta are worth the trip alone. My wife and I love this place. We felt safer here than anywhere we've been during the pandemic. WORTH EVERY PENNY.”
GUY M., SEPTEMBER 2020
“From the moment you arrive you will understand what it's like to stay at a resort that truly cares about you enjoying your time there. Everyone is very nice and helpful. Many resorts in this price range have that though. Acqualina has found out how to hire a staff that goes the extra mile to make sure you want to come back as soon as you can. Giselle and Jimmy at the beach were great. Jose recommended an outstanding restaurant (Chiviche 105) when we were talking to him about our plans the next day. Monica at the spa was great. Louise was the biggest help when we first arrived to set everything up. These are the people we interacted with the most. I'm certain that if we went at a different time, the other staff we would have dealt with would have made us feel just as welcome.”
RPENNA. SEPTEMBER 2020
“What an amazing resort. My wife and I came here for a weekend getaway and it was nothing short of Amazing. The staff was extremely attentive and every single employee we came across was extremely friendly.”
JANEL, SEPTEMBER 2020
“Incredible hotel and fantastic service!
Jimmy Angel made our beach day extra special. He was extremely willing to help and made sure we were taken care of from the moment we arrived to the beach, until we sat down for lunch.
We will definitely come back!”
DERONEY, SEPTEMBER 2020
Doesn't get any better than this!
“From the beginning to the end everything was perfect! The front desk attendant Aliana managed to assist us with getting a MUCH appreciated room upgrade to a one bedroom suite, and boy are we glad she did! The room was exquisite: clean , spacious, with an unimpeded view of the ocean as far as you could see. Our room attendants were thorough without being obtrusive. The resort didn't seem too crowded. At times we almost felt like we had the facilities to ourselves. My wife had the best spa treatment of her life with Aruba at the ESPA. And Robert the elevator attendant always had a smile on his face and an elevator at the ready. Many layers of Covid measures are in force. Tons of very good restaurants are within walking distance. As such , once you're here, a rental car's not really necessary. Can't wait to return!”
DYLIM, AUGUST 2020
Felt Entirely Safe @ Acqualina!!
“We have been traveling to Acqualina for over 10 years now. It amazed us a decade ago and still amazes us each time we come back. The property itself is well kept and the facilities are wonderful, but truly it's the people there that keep us coming back. From the valet staff once we first enter to check in to the beach/pool attendants, they are all very well trained and make you feel special each and every day. During the Covid pandemic, traveling is definitely a different experience, but I can say that Acqualina is doing everything as well as it could be. For example, we see people at stores and restaurants wearing gloves, but you never see them changing gloves. I witnessed the Valet guys using hand sanitizer and putting on new gloves each time they entered and exited your car. Also, same thing happened at the beach, when I asked for towels. You can tell that the staff was well trained and followed sanitary guidelines to keep us as safe as possible. Lastly, we always have a great experience at checkin with Rachele, as she always remembers me and our family each time we return. It's a special place to us.”
LISA T., AUGUST 2020
Safe and Incredible
”Stayed at Aqualina resort with my daughter before dropping her at college this last weekend. Everything about the resort and hotel was five star. The safety precautions they took made us feel completely secure and we loved staying there. The level of service was incredible. The staff and services were incredible everything was sanitized and easy to use. Even used the gym as they book one party at a time there and clean in between.Would recommend to anyone who can take a little time down in North Miami Beach.”
THE ALEXANDERS, AUGUST 2020
“If there were such a thing, this resort would have the six star rating. Incredible people that obviously love working there. All in the details. We have been to many fine resorts but this simply takes it to another level. Special kudos to the concierge Jay and Phillip who helped us on the beach set up.”
TYLER J., JULY 2020
"Had an amazing time at the Acqualina for my girlfriend and I’s anniversary. The service and hospitality that they offer are exquisite. The Food & Beverage manager, Mallory, helped us through every step of the way. Also, Conrad made sure that our Cabanas were always ready for us whether it be by the pool or ocean side. Thank you guys for a weekend that I will never forget! I will definitely be back soon."
CHASU, JULY 2020
"This was the 3rd time we have celebrated my wife’s birthday at the Acqualina but the first time since 2011. Wow is all I can say, this time our daughter traveled with us and upon arrival we were upgraded to a Ocean View Classic Suite. My daughter (13) enjoyed having her own space and we did too. Service was splendid throughout our stay but what stood out most for my wife was Hector and Conrad making my wife special day over the top! They not only setup a lounge area directly front and center view on the beach with drinks and fruit tray but also delivered her a birthday card and bottle of sand keepsake to our room after she returned. It’s the small things that make big impressions and lasting memories. We will be returning and I have recommended the resort to a few friends. Thanks again Acqualina Resort for making my wife’s Birthday special in a time (pandemic) like this!!!!"
SALES936, JULY 2020
"I have been traveling to Miami almost weekly for over 10 years now, I stayed in every single 5 star hotel many times, long story short, no one beats the Acqualina. Best in every aspect. I wish other hotels would learn from them."