1 . Fountain Beach Resort

Daytona Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 553 - 8954

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Lather the sunscreen and pack your shades for the ultimate Daytona Beach vacation sprinkled with family fun at Daytona Fountain Beach Hotel. Just two blocks separate you and your family from the gushing ocean surf and silky soft sand of Daytona Beach and the local excitement of the Boardwalk and Main Street Pier. Make use of the complimentary wake up service and lounge by the outdoor pool until evening when the poolside bar pops and grooves with new-found life. Fountain Beach Resort offers 80 suites and apartment rooms that accommodate families of all sizes and budgets. Whether your room sports a stunning ocean vista or a magical city view, you’ll be within arm’s reach of the over-the-top nine-hole putting greens and serene outdoor sunning deck.

Address

313 South Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118

Highlights

Although specializing in family vacations, the resort offers sublime conference and meeting spaces that are perfect for small group events.

Fun facts

Sometimes more than half a million people converge on Daytona Beach for the famous annual Daytona Bike Week celebration.

2 . Coconut Palms Beach Resort

New Smyrna Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 940 - 1197

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Hidden behind the shadow of Daytona Beach’s rightly deserved fame, New Smyrna Beach is an ideal vacation destination for travelers both young and old. Those who prefer a slower pace to life will fall in love with the quaint seaside town, and those who are young in years, or just young at heart will find the raw, gripping excitement of Daytona Beach just an hour away. Aside from beautiful beaches and cascading skies, there is much to do on the resort property itself. Linger beneath the white trellis overhang by the pool while dad cooks up his winning steak recipe on one of the barbeque grills. When the family is stuffed, relax in the soothing whirlpool. End the day right sinking into your room’s luxurious bedding.

Address

611 S. Atlantic Ave. New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Total area

This resort covers 5.7 acres of tropical paradise just three miles from Walt Disney World.

Related activities

Set up a tee time with friends at Turnbull Bay Country Club. The friendly hotel staff will assist you in scheduling!

3 . Tropical Winds Oceanfront Hotel

Daytona Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (386) 258 - 1016

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Is it the heated indoor pool? Is it the private balconies? Is it the stunning view of “the world’s most famous beach?” It’s all of this and more that make Tropical Winds Oceanfront Hotel a sizzling summer deal. Sun, sand and surf, and of course gracious hospitality await travelers here. But you’re going to want to get out of your swimsuit and into your pajamas when you see your room at Tropical Winds. Direct oceanfront vistas, beds straight from heaven and all the modern conveniences make this tropical abode a home-away-from-home. Flick on the flat screen for a late night movie, or hit the Poolside Café for a flavor explosion while the kids practice their cannonballs nearby. This is a tropical family vacation so affordable, families can’t afford not to go.

Address

1398 N. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Population

The population of Daytona Beach is 62,035 as of 2012.

Related activities

If you're staying at Tropical Winds you clearly have good taste in accommodations. Why not compliment that with activities that taste good? Check out the Angel & Phelps Chocolate Factory for fun that melts in your mouth!

4 . Homewood Suites Daytona Beach Speedway

Daytona Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (386) 258 - 2828

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Got a neck-snapping, jaw-flapping, eyeball-peeling need for speed? Hurry to the Homewood Suites Hotel by the Daytona Beach Speedway. Watch as talented drivers risk it all for the gold and try your own lead foot out on the Speedway go-karts. Work of the adrenaline with a moonlit walk on the soft white beach and let the tide lick your bare toes before returning to your suite, where the name truly says it all. It doesn’t get homier than the Homewood Suites. Spacious, fully equipped kitchens allow parents to cook for their children, or the family can indulge together in a hot, nourishing breakfast every morning and dinner with drinks in the evening. A slick weekday newspaper delivery service is at your disposal, as well as free wifi, movies, TV, and luxurious beds. It’s all there to make you feel right at home.

Address

165 Bill France Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida, 32114, USA

Related activities

For a world class golfing experience, visit LPGA International. The versatile courses challenge players of all skill level and shine with beauty just 15 minutes from the hotel.

Getting there

Drive just one mile east of I-95 exit 261A and turn left at Bill France Blvd. The Daytona Beach airport hotel is one block north on east side of street. 50 miles east of Orlando via I-4 and I-95.

5 . Atlantic Ocean Palm Inn

Daytona Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (386) 761 - 8450

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Leave that overdue board meeting PowerPoint behind and feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your skin on an affordable getaway to Daytona Beach. Relax while a friendly staff takes care of it all. Submerge into the sparkling waters of the outdoor pool, just steps away from your room. Sip on java delight and soak in the calming sensation of a sprawling oceanfront view. But make sure to get out of your spacious family room for a little action in Daytona. Be inspired by the area’s most creative hands at the Halafax Art Festival, fill your gut with dinner and then bust it laughing at improve hilarity at Café Cinimatique, or simply grab a boogie board and take to the waves. Saunter down the boardwalk with ice cream in hand, or rev it in high gear at Daytona International Speedway. The beds are comfy, the entertainment is endless; Daytona Beach is calling your name.

Address

3247 S. Atlantic Avenue Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Highlights

AAA approved rooms offer up all the best in the hospitality business. Air conditioning, maid service, outdoor sundeck, and full kitchen make your family feel like royalty!

Fun facts

During the summer months, the various rivers and canals of the Daytona area are swarming with manatee, an endangered animal.

6 . Coral Sands Oceanfront Resort

Ormond Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 441 - 1831

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Live the beach life the way it was meant to be lived: With the privacy, safety, and security of 900 feet of private and traffic free sand awaiting the grace of your wiggling toes. A variety of living arrangements are sure to suit your family’s needs. Seclude in a quaint cottage with all the amenities from home, and all the pleasures of the vast Atlantic. Or, climb the main tower to your extravagant room with a VIP view of the ocean and acutely manicured resort property. Take a different approach entirely and drive to paradise in your RV! Coral Sands is the only resort with an oceanfront campsite for mobile home users. You’re sure to get a prime spot with 31 spaces available. Enjoy a full hook-up that juices your entertainment with either 30 or 50 amps. Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of all the amenities of the resort, just so long as they enjoy the lovely beach atmosphere of Daytona Beach! Are you up to the task?

Address

1009 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, Florida 32176

Highlights

Coral Sands knows that a family vacation isn't truly a family vacation if any members stays behind. That includes the furry ones! Just ask for a pet-friendly room and bring plenty of T-R-E-A-T-S.

7 . El Caribe Resort & Conference Center

Daytona Beach, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 445 - 9889

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Bring your family, your neighbors, or the whole neighborhood to El Caribe Resort. Everyone deserves the chance to bask in Floridian sunshine and frolic in the Pacific’s buoyant waves. Send as many invites as you want, this home-away-from-home bolsters its presence with 12,000 square feet of conferencing space. Great for team-building, family reunions, or the coolest block party on the east coast, your needs will be met with ease. Two oceanfront pools douse the competition, and the shoreline of Daytona Beach are perfectly suited for romantic meandering. Busy the kids with boogie boards in the surf while you sip on fruity drinks. Whether it’s sunning on a private balcony, kicking it on the volleyball courts, or just letting the salty breeze play with your hair, this is one relaxing beach vacation the family will never forget.

Address

2125 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Population

62,035

Highlights

The resort's world class conference center is a popular destination for religious retreats. A charming environment and flexible meeting space makes personal growth almost unavoidable.

8 . Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa

Orlando, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 835 - 0562

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Staying at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is delivering yourself into a pocket of tropical bliss and tranquility just 10 minutes from the high scale action of world famous theme parks like Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando. What can you do here? A better question is: What can’t you do? Let the Disney World fireworks dazzle your eyes, or awe at an entirely different form of beauty as the radiant sunset lights up the sky with dashing oranges and succulent reds. Perch on your private villa’s deck for a perfect peeking point. Tennis, fishing, and a host of engaging activities are available at the resort, and the kid’s club mesmerizes little tykes for hours on end. Visit now and never wish to leave.

Address

10000 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819

Highlights

The Serenity Spa is more than just a highlight, it's a miracle. The botanical massage comes with a feeling of bliss and relaxation that will last much longer than your vacation does!

Related activities

Explore a flavor sensation you won't want to miss at the award-winning Westgate Smokehouse Grill. scrumptious burgers and sumptuous drinks will have you pining for more.

9 . Grand Seas Resort

Daytona Beach, Florida

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Motor heads and grease monkeys rejoice in Bike Week, numerous Race Weeks, and the resorts perfect location, minutes away from the Daytona International Speedway. Sunshine enthusiasts appreciate 812 sprawling feet of gorgeous coastline to dip their toes in velvety sand and feel paradise heating up their skin. Grand Seas Resort draws a large and varied crowd, so come whatever your pleasure may be. Dive into the glittering outdoor pool, or concentrate on lap times at the Olympic sized indoor pool. Send the kids to get zonked out in the game room or watch them poolside by the tiki bar. There’s even a kiddie pool and jungle gym for the littlest adventurers. Dads will get lost in the serenity of the LGPA International Golf Course and all of its seductive intricacies, while the whole family will enjoy testing their skills at the nine-hole put-put course. It’s always up to you at the world’s most famous beach!

Address

2424 North Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Highlights

Overlook the dazzling pool or the majestic ocean in one of 165 well-appointed condos at the Grand Seas Resort.

Related activities

Daytona Beach hosts many seasonal activities to get the blood racing such as the Daytona 500 NASCAR Race in February and The Daytona 200 Motorcycle Race in October. Race to Daytona Beach and see what the roar is about.

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