Go ahead, make a little joke about Florida. Good, now that that’s done, you’re ready to check out the poshest hotels that the state has to offer, from adults-only private-island resorts to renowned golf getaways to glitzy, billion-dollar Bal Harbour high-rises. Take a look at our top picks for luxury in the Sunshine State and get inspired!
After a complete renovation, this 426-room, eco-conscious hotel opened in March 2015. Salvaged wood, organic sheets, energy-efficient elevators, and Tesla car service are a few of the environment-friendly touches, while outstanding amenities include direct beach access; four pools (one being of the rooftop variety); and a Tom Colicchio-helmed restaurant. It's all about the zen here, so travelers looking for a bigger party vibe should check out the nearby Delano or Thompson Miami Beach.