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Acqualina Resort Awarded Best Waterfront Hotel in the US by Newsweek

MIAMI, March 28, 2024 – Acqualina Resort & Residences has been recognized as the Best Waterfront Hotel in the U.S. in the 2024 Newsweek Readers' Choice Awards contest. This award underscores Acqualina’s commitment to excellence and guest satisfaction.

“It has been a remarkable awards year, and we are thrilled to be a first-time recipient of the Newsweek Readers’ Choice Awards,” says Deborah Yager Fleming, CEO and Partner. “Our team’s unwavering dedication to delivering unparalleled service and consistently surpassing expectations for our esteemed guests fills us with immense pride.”

The selection process for the Best Waterfront Hotel category was editorially driven with inputs from a panel of travel experts. The final list of nominees was determined by Newsweek editors, while readers had the opportunity to cast their votes for their favorite properties.

In addition to the Newsweek announcement, Acqualina was named by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 Best Hotel in the U.S. and #1 Best Resort in U.S., as well as #1 Best Hotel in Florida, #1 Best Hotel in Miami Beach, #1 Best Resort in Florida and #1 Best Resort in Miami Beach in their annual Best Hotel Awards.  Forbes Travel Guide announced Acqualina Resort as a Five Star Hotel, making it the 12th year in a row the property has received this prestigious, ultra-exclusive industry accolade. In addition, Forbes Travel Guide awarded Acqualina Spa with a Five Star Spa rating.

With four world-class restaurants, curated amenities and luxurious rooms and suites, Acqualina Resort provides an exclusive experience and ultra-luxurious beach lifestyle like no other.

Acqualina’s gorgeous beachfront location features outdoor living room settings, three oceanfront swimming pools, and cabanas where guests can make online reservations. Guests of the luxury Miami Beach resort can bask in the South Florida sun or spend the afternoon shaded by palm trees. The attentive Acqualina team will make sure every need is met. That includes everything from serving a delicious Mediterranean lunch on the beach to providing a delectable coconut or a cocktail where guests never need to leave the beach.

For more information, visit acqualinaresort.com.


Acqualina Resort & Residences is where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach. The lush grounds feature red couches set on Seashore Paspalum grass and are dotted with signature red umbrellas. A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in pristine Sunny Isles Beach, Acqualina Resort features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites and 188 residences with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, world-class dining including Il Mulino New York, the alfresco Costa Grill, Ke-uH Japanese restaurant and Avra Miami, three oceanfront swimming pools, spacious meeting rooms, and AcquaMarine, 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. Acqualina Spa provides guests with an exquisite 20,000-square-foot, two-story tranquil sanctuary of excellence and relaxation. A family-owned and operated property, Acqualina is a recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards for both the hotel and spa and the AAA Five Diamond Award and a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. 


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 Alexandra Wensley

 Vice President of Communications 

 Acqualina Resort & Residences