Entering into summer vacation season it is time to consider some of the best places to escape and relax while enjoying the warm weather. If you are looking for some great options check out the 2013 Starwood Preferred Guest Member Favorites List. Here are their selections for Best Beach Resort 2013:
W South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida
Complete with private accommodations, multiple dining options and a beach bar, the W South Beach Hotel offers the perfect balance of luxury and beach lifestyle to its guests. With 15 options for accommodations including private villas and VIP suites, there is the perfect room for everyone. The hotel offers a range of ocean and beach activities, a fitness center, spa and wellness area, as well as bicycle rentals, and basketball and tennis facilities. There are 5 options for dining on site, from fine dining, to Asian cuisine, to light poolside fare.
W Retreat Koi Samui in Koh Samui, Thailand
Known for its excellent guest services, and providing a modern beach lifestyle the W Retreat Koh Samui has plenty to offer. An outdoor tennis court is available for complementary use by guests, a water sports and activity center is equipped to help you get the most out of the beach front location, the fitness center will help you stay in shape during your stay, and the library is the perfect place to relax. A business center is provided for those who need to take care of business needs and the spa offers exotic treatments to help you fully escape and unwind.
Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa in North Male Atoll, Maldives
Natural relaxation and rejuvenation is one of the main highlights of this resort. Just a few of the offerings include sunset yoga, access to over 40 diving sites, 7 restaurants offering delicious cuisine, and a convenient location only 15 minutes from the Male airport via boat. The island location is very private making it an ideal getaway. The resort was also featured as one of the Starwood 2013 romantic retreats and as best island paradise.
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Hawaii
Placed near the tip of the famous Black Rock of Kaanapali Beach in Hawaii, the Sheraton Maui enjoys a premier Pacific Ocean beachfront location near one of the top destinations for beach vacations in North America. Many of its rooms include spectacular beach views. The hotel offers plenty of amenities, and throughout resort decor local craftwork depicts old Hawaii. The resort is also smoke-free!
Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort in Port Douglas, Australia
With 4-mile beach exposure and 2-hectares of swimmable lagoons, access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest along with Villa accommodation the Sheraton Mirage boasts a premier location and access to an amazing natural experience. 5 types of rooms are available including the deluxe garden view, mirage garden view, deluxe lagoon view, superior lagoon view and the premium mirage view. There are also 2, 3, and 4 bedroom villas with exclusive settings. Kids zones, party locations, and 5 different dining outlets are all on site.
Royal Hawaiian Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii
Noticeable for its pink exterior, the Royal Hawaiian Resort is a part of the Luxury Collection Resort Group. It has a broad range of beach based activities including catamaran cruises, snorkeling, and surfing. Golfing, shopping, cultural shows and land adventures are also accommodated, and the gold standard concierge service will assist you with any needs.