Kids Painting Acqua Experience

Acqua Experiences

We remain committed to protecting our guests, residents, team members and community by implementing the necessary safety measures to comply with the recommendations and guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Our health and safety program offers elevated standards for hygiene and cleanliness throughout the hotel.  These measures are for your well-being while you enjoy a safe, comfortable and luxury experience at Acqualina.


For families, couples and solo guests, the lovingly curated Acqua Experiences are available on and off property from scuba diving to painting classes. We will be offering more experiences as soon as we are able to do so.

Contact our Concierge to book your Acqua Experience today at 305.918.6860.

Arts & Crafts

Painting Workshop With Haena

Paint what you feel not what you are told is the concept behind this class taught by Miami Artist Haena Chen Biton of Painting Picnik. Haena will support guests through this free flowing abstract painting inspired activity where you’ll leave with a beautiful work of art.

Private classes for families of up to 4 people are offered on Sundays at 11am and 1pm by appointment only, $45 per participant

Learn to Swim

Swim season is year round in Miami. With our experienced instructor Oscar and his team from Miami Fitness, children will learn to master swimming skills in our Acqualina pools. Private instruction is offered for ages six months and older. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Available by appointment only, lessons are priced at $100 per hour.


Learn to Scuba Dive

Certified PADI instructors from Squalo Divers, a PADI Five Star Dive operation, will take water enthusiasts on a fantastic scuba experience and introduce an amazingly plentiful marine world in the warm, pristine waters of South Florida. Guests can choose from three distinctive scuba programs. Costs range from $109 for a pool session to $699 for PADI certification.

Miami Culinary Tours

Enjoy a taste of Miami with two distinctive culinary tours. The Magic City Little Havana and Latin Heritage Culinary Tour will take you into the heart of the sights and flavors that changed the landscape of Miami. Listen to historical accounts of different generations of Cuban Refugees, take a stroll down Calle Oche and see the epicenter of Cuban Culture in Miami while listening to live bands play Vintage Cuban music. Try a fresh, hand rolled cigar or taste the smoothness of authentic Cuban coffee or venture into Miami’s popular Wynwood Walls area for the Wynwood Food Tour. You will be treated to an array of local food offerings ranging from delicacies at Wynwood Kitchen and Bar to the delicious Salty Donut. The variety will keep everyone happy. Each tour is four hours and advanced reservations are required.

Pipe Photo Shoots

Photoshoots With Pipe

Miami “Photobiographer” Pipe Yanguas will capture the special memories and beautiful moments of guests staying at Acqualina. Pipe will use whatever moves the heart or drives their life as the theme for the photo shoot. He uses natural lighting and the photo shoot setting will be selected according to the guests’ preferences. Available by appointment only and must be booked 48 hours in advance.