1 . Boardwalk Plaza Hotel

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 786 - 9032

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Think of the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel as a beach house with 84 bedrooms. Draped in Victorian splendor, this beachfront getaway is furnished with authentic Victorian antiques. Enjoy views of the wandering Atlantic Ocean waves from your private balcony, unwind in the heated indoor-outdoor spa, and soak in your whirlpool bathtub. Adding a modern flair to the Old World feel, internet access, cable television, and DVD players keep you current. Sip on tea or coffee in the lush garden before enjoying a delicious meal at the onsite Victoria's Restaurant! Once you've had your share of relaxation, seek recreation when you head to the beach. Swim in the Atlantic Ocean or just admire it while lying on a complimentary beach towel. When the sun is shining, join musician Jeff Irwin on the boardwalk patio and tap your toes to his swinging piano music! The little ones will love kids' activities like arts and crafts and the parents will enjoy sipping cocktails in the Plaza Pub!

Address

2 Olive Ave & the Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Highlights

Victoria's Restaurant offers an intimate setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Grab a traditional Victorian breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Plaza Pub showcases comfortable leather chairs, drink specials, delicious appetizers, and a flat-screen television!

2 . Chateau Motel

Panama City Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 328 - 0451

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Overlooking the aquamarine Gulf of Mexico, the Chateau Motel gives you an alternative to the overpriced beach condos and hotels. Featuring 500 feet of sandy shoreline, this motel gives you more beach for your buck. Swim, embark on a boating expedition with Paradise Adventures, or just sunbathe on this tropical Florida beach before heading into town for an ocean of activities. Stuff your shopping bag at Pier Park's 120 stores, catch an thrilling flick at their IMAX theater, or soar to new heights on their amusement park rides! After a day of adventure, return to your motel for pampering at a fair price. Choose from 10 room types with gorgeous gulf views. Soak in the gulf-front pool, watch the rolling gulf waves from your private balcony, or stretch out in your King Suite. Get your bronze on lying on the tanning deck, serve up a game of beach volleyball, or try some scuba diving. The beach adventures never end!

Address

12525 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL 32407

Related activities

Visit nearby attractions at a discount! Guests will receive 20 percent off Zoo World, 15 percent off Betsy Ann Riverboat tours, and 25 percent off Coastal Parasail!

Related Onsite Offerings

Your family will have a ball in the grill and barbeque area, where you can cook up delicious treats in a tropical atmosphere!

3 . Best Western Plus Beach Resort Hotel

Fort Myers Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 358 - 0251

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The Best Western Plus Beach Resort Hotel is your Fort Myers fantasy! Located on a secluded beach at the north end of Estero Island, this hotel offers a Gulf of Mexico getaway where you can drift away from the world. Laze beneath the palm trees, soak in the heated swimming pool, or savor the scenic gulf views from your private balcony. Enjoy free HBO, wireless internet, and gas grills for family picnics. When you're reading for some aquatic adventures, head out to the gulf and embark on a deep sea fishing expedition. Soar through the sky on a parasailing adventure or dive in for a swim. Wander off the property for a host of nearby fun. Visit the Everglades, check out a Red Sox Spring Training game, or visit the buzzing downtown area. If you'd rather relax, just stretch out on the sugary beach with a cold drink in your hand!

Address

684 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach Florida 33931

Related activities

The Shell Factory is a Fort Myers landmark which boasts the world's largest collection of rare seashells, star fish, sponges, coral, fossils, and sea life specimens.

Related Onsite Offerings

Can't get enough gulf adventures? The hotel offers wave runner, sailboat, and kayak rentals!

4 . Bikini Beach Resort Motel

Panama City Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 451 - 5307

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Bikini Beach Resort Motel, located directly on the sun-kissed shores of the Gulf of Mexico, makes your daydreams a reality! Stretch out under the sun on the sandy beach or by the palm-lined outdoor pool. Grab a tropical drink at the beach bar tiki hut. When the family gets hungry, fry up some burgers on the complimentary barbeque grill and then stretch out in your spacious room, which features a private balcony or patio with gorgeous gulf views! With more than 27 miles of sugary beach, Panama City Beach offers almost endless activities in the sun! There's even a pet friendly beach just west of the Dan Russell City Pier. The kids will love the water playground at Frank Brown Park while adults enjoy the downtown nightlife. Get in touch with nature on hiking trips along the coast, where you're bound to run into a conglomerate of critters!

Address

11001 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407

Related activities

Frequenters of the fairway will love staying here; Panama City Beach boasts six championship golf courses!

Fun facts

With an average annual temperature of 74 degrees and an estimated 320 days of sunshine, Panama City Beach is your year-round adventure center!

5 . Shoreline Island Resort

Madeira Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 903 - 3243

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An adult gulf getaway beckons on the beaches of Shoreline Island Resort! All 21-plus vacationers are in for an unforgettable stay on the sandy shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Step outside your door and onto 400 feet of sugary white beach, take a dip in the heated swimming pool, or play a game of shuffleboard. Watch the sunrise from your gulf-front balcony, savor a delicious complimentary breakfast, and grill up lunch on the barbeque pit. These spacious rooms, suites, and apartments strike the perfect balance of relaxation and recreation. Set off on the Gulf of Mexico for water activities like fishing, swimming, sailing, and more. Stay on land and you'll be able to swing away on numerous nearby golf courses, shop the unique stores at John's Pass Waterfront Village, and serve up a game of tennis on the area's courts. Come enjoy sun and fun at Shoreline Island, where nothing comes between you and the beach!

Address

14200 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708

Extra Stops

There are so many Tampa Bay area attractions! Stop by the Salvador Dali Museum, Tropicana Field, or the Lowry Park Zoo.

Highlights

Kick up your feet at the garden patio, make a splash in the swimming pool, or catch a tan on the powdery beach. Big beach fun comes at a small price!

6 . Beacher's Lodge Oceanfront Suites

St. Augustine, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 920 - 1164

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Resorts like Beacher's Lodge Oceanfront Suites don't come around every day. Set on the saccharine sweet shores of Crescent Beach, Beacher's Lodge weaves awe-inspiring Atlantic Ocean scenery and an ocean of excellent amenities. Private balcony and patio views showcase the wide expanses of ocean while the sparkling pool is perfect for a morning dip. Cable television, DVD players, and kitchenettes provide you with the comforts of home. Stretch out in a King Suite or enjoy the quaint charm of a Studio Room. If you ever decide to leave the property, head to Crescent beach for sun bathing, romantic walks, and shell searching. Dive in for an ocean swim, embark on a deep sea fishing expedition, or surf the gnarly waves. Enjoy historic downtown St. Augustine and its many shops, restaurants, and landmarks. Take the kids to the Alligator Farm to learn about these intriguing creatures and comb the area for historic lighthouses!

Address

6970 A1A South, St. Augustine, Florida 32080

Extra Stops

There are many nearby parks to explore the regional beauty. Visit Washington Oaks, Princess Place, Ravine Gardens, and more!

Related activities

Shopping is a favorite activity of the area. The Premium and Prime Outlet Malls are just a short drive away!

7 . Sandpiper Cove

Destin, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 561 - 3223

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Sandpiper Cove welcomes you to Florida's Emerald Coast, a tropical paradise surrounded by the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Featuring 1,100 feet of private beachfront, this resort truly is a sand-seekers oasis. Book a stay in a private condominium, which features beautiful gulf views, five swimming pools, three hot tubs, six tennis courts, and a nine-hole golf course. The property's 43 acres allow you to explore the lush natural landscape or just plop down in the sand with a cold drink! If you prefer exploration to relaxation, visit Sandpiper's private lagoon, where you'll meet majestic herons and curious ducks. If you'd prefer a bigger body of water, head to the Gulf of Mexico for scuba diving, fishing, swimming, and more. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and delicious dining at the onsite Louisiana Lagniappe Restaurant. If shopping is your game, head downtown to the numerous shops!

Address

775 Gulfshore Drive, Destin, Florida 32541

Fun facts

Rick’s Sand Trap features a smorgasbord of lunch options and cold drinks and is located right on the property's beach pavilion, so you can dig your toes into the sand!

Related Onsite Offerings

Aside from offering beautiful condos, Sandpiper Cove also features villas, town homes, and studios.

8 . Westgate Town Center Resort

Kissimmee, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 841 - 8230

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Your ultimate family fun beach vacation awaits at Westgate Town Center Resort, which is teeming with adventures for all ages! When you're not catching a tan on the sandy beach, make a splash in one of 14 outdoor heated pools. There is even a children's wading pool for the little ones. While the kids are having a blast, adults can relax in any of the 14 hot tubs or stay fit in the exercise facility. These pet friendly rooms offer warm decor, sprawling rooms up to 2,400 square feet, and a private marina! The adventures continue off-site, where families are given an ocean of options! Walt Disney World Resort is just a mile away and the buzzing downtown Orlando isn't much further. Catch a movie at the Disney Movie Theater, grab a drink and watch the game at Draft Sports Bar, and explore the vibrant Orlando area for shopping, attractions, and dining! Westgate is your gateway to beachfront family fun!

Address

4000 Westgate Blvd., Kissimmee, Florida 34747

Related activities

Westgate Kid's Club lets kids be kids with video games, arts and crafts, and board games while parents relax.

Related Onsite Offerings

You don't have to leave the property to have loads of fun. Swing away on the tennis courts, serve up a game of volleyball, or get competitive on the basketball court!

9 . Fountain Beach Resort

Daytona Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 553 - 8954

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Located directly on the world-famous Daytona Beach, Fountain Beach Resort offers beautiful Atlantic Ocean views and an ocean of amenities. Relax or party on the beach before you head back to to your spacious room, which features a Jacuzzi, cable television, and a full kitchen. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, grab a cold drink at the poolside bar, tan on the sundeck, or join a game of beach volleyball. With rooms ranging from studios to sprawling suites, you can either get cozy with that special someone or stretch out with your family! Once you've gotten settled in, go out for almost endless entertainment! Just two blocks from the Boardwalk and Main Street Pier, you'll find shops, restaurants, and landmarks around every turn. Grab some popcorn and enjoy a feature at an Ocean Walk 10 Movie Theater. Of course, if you're looking for aquatic activities, the Atlantic Ocean supplies vacationers with swimming, water sports, scuba diving, and much more!

Address

313 S. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118

Fun facts

Nicknamed "The World's Most Famous Beach," Daytona Beach attracts over 8 million tourists a year!

Related Onsite Offerings

If you're looking for an intimate place for small business meetings, Fountain Beach Resort has you covered. Accommodating groups from two to 60, why not meet at the beach?

10 . Pelican Reef Motel

Rockport, Texas

CALL DIRECT: +1 (361) 729 - 3838

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Pelican Reef Motel welcomes everyone from winter Texans to weekend fisherman to fun-seeking families! Located in the heart of buzzing downtown Rockport, there's always something to do at this affordable, adventure-filled getaway. Just one block away from the jade waves of the Gulf of Mexico, you're in for your share of water-based fun! Set off on a deep sea fishing adventure, snorkel the vibrant waters, or dive in for a swim! Soak in some aquatic facts at the Texas Maritime Museum or wander the streets for fresh seafood restaurants, art galleries, and sensational shopping! After a day of exploration, return to Pelican Reef for relaxation! Choose between sea-themed rooms and suites, housing anywhere from two to six guests. Even your four-legged friend can stay for a minimal pet fee. Kitchenettes, cable television, and more will make you feel at home while the tropical weather will make it clear that you're on vacation. Mosey on down to the nearby gulf beaches and catch a tan with a cold drink in your hand and the roaming waves whispering an eternal poem in your ear. The Pelican Reef features beautiful beaches without breaking the bank!

Address

1011 E Market St, Rockport, Texas 78382

Extra Stops

Stop by the nearby Rockport Center for the Arts and gaze at the beautiful art galleries!

Related activities

Rockport hosts several fairs and expositions each year including the Oyster Fest, Seafair, and a Wine Festival!

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