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A Beach Vacation that Brings Together Luxury and Excitement

There are many ways you can enjoy a Florida beach vacation: right on the shores at a fancy resort where you’re part of the excited crowd of vacationers, setting up home-base at a local hotel a couple of blocks from the beaches, or indulging in a much more relaxed experience, one that offers you all the highlights of a typical beach getaway without all the hustle-bustle. New Smyrna Beach is an old beach town along the Indian River on Florida’s East-central Atlantic Coast. Here, you will discover the elegant Black Dolphin Inn, a Spanish-Isle boutique inn that is everything you’re looking for in a quiet, fulfilling beach getaway.

Since it’s start in 2013, the Black Dolphin Inn has welcomed travelers from all around the globe to experience an unforgettable Florida vacation. Named after the plentiful dolphin, which you might see guarding the waters off the inn’s dock, this quaint inn is an ideal stay for couples, families and friends alike. Fourteen beautiful rooms are available, each featuring balconies and outdoor terraces, Euro-style bedding, refrigerators and spa-inspired bathrooms with jetted tubs. Eight rooms also feature wet bars. Each room is decorated uniquely with original artwork and antiques to help make you feel right at home throughout your stay. 

A spacious Great Room on the main level is equipped with a lounge bar, open-air exhibition kitchen, sitting area and a breakfast room. Treat yourself each morning to their complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, while on weekends you can indulge in their delicious full Southern-style breakfast. When you’ve had your fill, you’ll find plenty of opportunities right outside the door. The inn’s own boat dock lets you head out onto the water with ease, while their private fishing pier lets you cast a line without having to go too far. If you’re headed to the beach, pack up towels and chairs from the inn to make your afternoon truly comfortable. Or, you can spend a day exploring the town on a complimentary bicycle! Just within walking distance you’ll come across the Canal Street Historic District, Clay Gallery, which features works from over 60 artists, and the historic Old Fort Park, where the coquina-walled Turnbull Ruins are a truly magnificent sight. Saturday mornings you can even stop by the Farmer’s Market in town! 

With so much to do and a comfortable place to call home as you experience it all, it’s no wonder Black Dolphin Inn has been recognized time and time again as a top Florida destination. This AAA Four-diamond inn has been named as’s Top 10 Beach B&B’s worldwide for 2014 and 2015, along with TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award as a Top 10 Inns in the US. It’s also been the recipient of Fodor’s Choice Award,’s Top 10 Romantic Inns in the US, and the Guardian’s Top 10 B&B’s in Florida. The inn is also a distinguished member of the Select Registry, a collection of over 400 quality-assured bed and breakfasts, inns and hotels throughout North America. 

Black Dolphin Inn is more than just a place to stay on your Florida vacation. It’s a blend of modern luxury, exceptional service, and plentiful amenities all together in a truly magnificent beachside location. Whether you spend your days with your toes in the sand or discovering the hidden gems of New Smyrna Beach, you’re sure to enjoy a beach getaway that’s above and beyond all your expectations. 

Black Dolphin Inn
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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