In celebration of the Fodor’s Choice Gold Award as one of the Best Hotels for Kids and Families in the United States, Acqualina has now made it’s children’s marine biology inspired program, AcquaMarine available to our Miami Beach hotel guests on a complimentary basis.
AcquaMarine is designed and inspired with our ocean and all the sea life within. Children who sign-up for Aquamarine program will become campers and have fun with learning and discovering a new appreciation, love and respect for the sea through educational hands on activities. Campers will utilize computers and iPads to customize their learning experience within each theme. From sizing up whales on the beach to creating an edible coral polyp, campers are sure to have a blast all while learning about the deep blue sea. In addition to the marine biology based program campers will also engage in activities such as sports of sorts, art adventures, teambuilding activities and pool play. The program will offer supervised activities for children ages 5-12.
The program includes seven themes: Arctic Fish and Friends, the Colorful World of Reefs, Gentle Giants, Pinniped Pals, Predators of the Sea, Save the Sea, and Sea Turtles.
Also available for parents of our campers in Acquamarine, a Streaming Video System that provides parents (and approved family members) the opportunity to login from any PC with an Internet connection the ability to view their children and share in their day.
The children’s program at our Miami Beach luxury resort is based out of the 500-square-foot Acquamarine center. The inspiration for the decor was to incorporate the elements of an underwater experience, combining the colors and textures found in the species of the coral reefs of the Caribbean.
Hours of operation vary according to seasons and holidays.
Monday through Friday: 11am-3pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am-4pm
For more information please call the concierge desk, 305.918.6860.
Acqualina’s Teen Scene brings together kids ages 12-16 and specializes in themed events such as beach volleyball, dance and hip hop classes, art classes, speed and agility training and more. It’s the perfect place for teenagers to bond with other like-minded teens staying at the resort.
Please contact the concierge for more details.
Acqualina’s Learner’s Permit program offers teens 60-minute fitness training sessions utilizing state-of-the-art Technogym equipment. Certified trainers will advise teens on how to reach desired fitness goals through specifically designed full body workouts.
Please contact the spa reception for more details.
In addition to the AcquaMarine Children’s program Acqualina offers several other activities especially for our younger guests. Contact the concierge desk regarding times, prices, and reservations at 305.918.6860.
New Strider Adventure Zone for Toddlers
Acqualina is the only resort in the world that offers Strider Balance Bikes on site. These no-pedal bikes teach toddlers balance and coordination skills as they navigate through specially set up bike lines on the soft grassy area of the great lawn. This program is designed for toddlers and their parents to engage in a fun, hands-on activity together while on vacation at our luxurious beachfront resort.
Available daily from 3:00pm-4:00pm (Weather Permitting)
Relay Races for the Whole Family
In the afternoons, family relay races are offered on the beach to include water bucket relay and a beach treasure hunt.
Available daily from 4:00pm to 4:15pm (Weather permitting)
Toddlers, children, and adults are welcome to gather on the great lawn to participate in a stretch, which includes warm up exercises and fun stretch moves.
Available daily from 1:00pm to 1:15pm (Weather permitting)
Play a game of basketball right next to the beach. Please contact Pool and Beach Attendants for more details.
Our Great Lawn is the perfect spot for an exciting soccer game. Please contact Pool and Beach Attendants for more details.
Experience a life size chess game that teens can enjoy with friends and family. Located on the Front Lawn.
Table top soccer is fun for both parents and kids! Located at the Recreation Pool.
Have fun under the sun and become a table tennis champion on our very own Ping Pong table. Located outside.
Kid’s Pizza Making Classes
Taught by one of our chefs, Junior Guests ages 5 to 12 will make pizzas from scratch, including rolling the dough, adding the sauce, cheese and toppings and watching them bake in the pizza oven! Participants will get to take away an authentic chef hat.
Swimming and other sports. Contact the concierge to set up date, time and price.
Holidays & Special Happenings
During select times of the year, Acqualina offers a turtle hatching expedition for the whole family as well as multi-generational events for grandparents, parents and children. In addition, during holiday periods other special children’s activities such as outdoor games, arts & crafts, and scrap-booking are organized.
For reservations to any of our special children’s activities contact the Concierge Desk, 305.918.6860.
Sea Turtle Program
Acqualina offers guests a unique experience to dive into the fascinating world of sea turtles.The EcoAdventures team from the Miami Dade Parks will educate children and adults about the ocean’s ancient sea creatures. During the peak hatching season, guests will have the opportunity to meet the turtle hatchlings, if available. Program dates are subject to change, please confirm details with concierge.
This active watersport activity is a wonderful way to explore the Atlantic and serves as a full body workout.
Hours of Operation:
Mon – Sun 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (weather permitting)
First ride goes at 9:00 am and last ride of the day is at 4:30 pm
Paddle Board Rentals: 1 hour is $45 (tax not included)
Rentals are provided by Riviera Nautica, located five minutes from Acqualina Resort and are available on a first come, first reserve basis.
*Riviera Nautica is a third party and not affiliated with Acqualina. Acqualina is not responsible nor liable for providing any such services, rentals or equipment and disclaims any representation or warranty, implied or otherwise, about the merchantability, safety or fitness for use of any watersport equipment/rentals provided by Riviera Nautica are available on a first come, first reserve basis. Guest should contact Riviera Nautica for minimum age requirements, rules and regulations.
Prices and hours are subject to change, please confirm details with concierge.
The Multi-Generational Family App
Acqualina is excited to announce the launch of our Multi-Generational App. Planning a family vacation has never been easier; This app simplifies the booking process by making dinner reservations, offering an expert list of featured recommendations and excursions, and determining the ideal room arrangements for you and your family, including the ability to reserve an entire floor during specific seasons – all from the convenience of your smartphone.
To download the app, please click below or search Acqualina in the Apple store or Google Play store on your smartphone.