How to Plan a Romantic Getaway to Miami Beach

With its endless stretches of white-sand beach, classic architecture, and cozy climate, Miami has long been a sought-after destination for couples seeking a romantic escape. 

So if you’re finding yourself in need of a getaway with your paramour, Miami is definitely the destination you’ve been dreaming of. Here’s how to plan the perfect starry-eyed sojourn for two.  

Save the Dates

The first step in planning your couple’s break is to choose the ideal dates for your trip. This may be the easiest part of the plan, as any time is a good time to visit Miami. Our year-round summer-like temperatures, endless days of sunshine, and abundance of things to do mean that you simply can’t choose a bad set of dates to visit us. So no matter when you can find the time, South Florida is ready to welcome you with the perfect conditions for your getaway. 

Identify an Itinerary

Miami has long been one of the United States’ most vibrant and popular tourist destinations. That’s because there are great things to see, do, eat, drink, and experience everywhere you turn. Whether walking down the beachfront thoroughfares in the Art Deco District to check out the iconic architecture, exploring the lush grounds and stunning displays at the villa-turned-exhibit-hall Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, or touring the famous Wynwood Walls, Miami has a little something for everyone. Taking a look at what will be available during your trip will undoubtedly reveal some special surprises.


Pack Light

South Florida is famous for its endless sunshine and warm year-round weather. So when planning your packing, it’s advisable to keep it light. Ladies will want sundresses, open-toed shoes, and a sun hat or two. While gentlemen will be comfortable with loose-fitting camp shirts, board shorts, and sandals. Of course, if nightlife is a part of your plan, feel free to go as fashionable as you like. Temperatures do often level off at night — especially during the winter months — so some full-coverage clothing might also be a good idea. Still, lighter fabrics like linen and cotton are always great choices. Comfort and breathability are the key words here. And don’t forget the shades and sunscreen!  

A Gourmet’s Paradise 

Foodies rejoice: Miami has one of the best culinary scenes in the country. Our diverse mix of cultures makes for a melting pot of delicious dining options. Countless celebrity chefs have recently made inroads into our restaurant landscape, we have the best Cuban food in the country, and our proximity to the ocean means you could eat nothing but seafood, and still enjoy loads of variety. Stone crab season is underway this time of year, and you won’t find them fresher anywhere. You and your significant other will find no end of romantic tables for two anywhere you go. 

Give Yourselves Some Space

It’s always good to have a plan — but there’s also something to be said for spontaneity. Since Miami has such an undeniable energy, there’s always something amazing to do that pops up at the last minute. Once here, you and your partner might spring for a salsa class, find yourselves in the mood for wakeboarding lessons, or even opt to take a hot-air balloon ride, or airboat adventure in the Everglades. So, while you’ll want to have some idea of what the two of you might like to do, you’ll also want to make sure to leave a little room in your itinerary to experience something unexpected. Our Concierge Team is here to assist you in planning the most memorable experiences.

Take Time for Two

Miami is a jewel; one with countless facets just waiting to be discovered. Of course, sticking close to “home” during your visit can also be incredibly rewarding. Acqualina has plenty of incredible adventures close at hand. You may want to opt for a couples’ treatment at the award-winning Acqualina Spa by ESPA followed by lunch in the cool ocean breeze at Costa Grill restaurant, enjoy a savory five-star dining experience at the exceptional Il Mulino New York, check out the latest fashion-forward apparel at the Acqualina Boutique, or sip a signature Coconut drink and while away a few hours on our stunning beach. No matter what the two of you are hoping to discover, chances are you’ll find it here.