Boasting more than 2,759 square feet of oceanfront meeting venues, corporate groups are able to host formal presentations, break-out groups and small meetings in a private spacious setting.
Recent studies show that more than 50 percent of planners indicate that the availability of active options is a factor in the decision making process as they become of greater interest to participants. Furthermore, dedicated on-site meeting professionals are available to assist in planning an afternoon of water sports or nearby activities such as sport fishing and golf.
Upon arrival at the 98 room retreat, Acqualina Resort & Spa guests are immediately transported away from a bustling cityscape as they enter through stately iron gates that usher upwards to a grand porte-cochere. Acqualina Resort & Spa is located at the center of Miami's glamour, beauty and excitement. Nestled between the beach and city, its prime location provides immediate access to Miami’s most desirable destinations, including the natural beauty of Sunny Isles’ sun-drenched Atlantic shores, endless nightlife and dining options in South Beach, and glamorous shopping at the nearby Bal Harbour Shops and Aventura Mall featuring exclusive luxury brands such as Moncler, Saint Laurent and FP Journe.
Acqualina boasts three oceanfront meeting spaces – Mediterranean South, Mediterranean Center and Mediterranean North – that can be separated to host intimate meetings or joined to accommodate groups up to 55 people. All meeting rooms are equipped with internet access, an individual sound system and temperate control. Additionally, complete audio visual services are available to create a multi-sensory setting to enhance any meeting or social event. Both the Mediterranean South and North meeting rooms allow direct access to the wrap around private terrace. The outdoor oceanfront Great Lawn area can accommodate up to 200 people for a reception and 150 for a sit-down dinner, while the Front Lawn is the ideal setting for smaller functions.
Guests of Acqualina may also indulge in the award-winning Acqualina Spa by ESPA. The first branded ESPA location in the United States, Acqualina Spa by ESPA embraces the ESPA philosophy with an offering of meditative and restorative treatments based on Ayurvedic principles. New to the Acqualina Spa by ESPA menu, the Touchscreen Relief treatment is designed to reduce hand and finger stiffness ushered in by the smart phone era when working professionals are constantly ‘plugged in.’ All ESPA spa treatments for men and women are specifically tailored to skin type and each treatment is designed to ensure maximum physical and therapeutic benefits based on individual needs. The spa’s his-and-hers relaxation lounges, ice fountains, Roman waterfall, experience showers that feature cool artic or warm Caribbean mists, Finnish saunas, crystal steam rooms, as well a heated jet pool, and one of the resort’s four ocean view swimming pools, create a fully immersive experience.
Acqualina Resort & Spa offers world class catering options for the seasoned palates of its guests. Choose from extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet menus and custom menus available to suit any taste or occasion. The luxury resort also boasts multiple on-site dining destinations, such as the signature AQ by Acqualina, featuring modern American cuisine crafted with fresh, local ingredients, fine Italian fare at Il Mulino New York, and causal beachside dining at Costa Grill. There is also a modern marketplace featuring gelato, desserts, teas and specialty coffees.
Acqualina’s three additional swimming pools ensure guests find their personal outdoor sanctuary: the Beach Club Pool, outfitted with crimson-toned lounge chairs and private cabanas, is ideal for guests of all ages; the adult-only Tranquility Pool offers a perfect setting for uninterrupted sunbathing and relaxation; the Recreation Pool is the epicenter for the resort’s aqua fitness classes and games. Attentive pool attendants provide luxury service that is commensurate with the Acqualina brand, including the presentation of chilled towels and iced fruits hourly, as well as prompt food and beverage delivery.
Lush, richly appointed accommodations are the hallmark of the guest experience at Acqualina Resort & Spa. Designed to offer a sense of comfortable luxury with classic furnishings and finishes, each of the 54 guest rooms and 44 suites present oversized floor plans that range between 740-square-feet for a standard room to more than 2,300 square-feet of indoor/outdoor space in the resort’s premier three-bedroom suite. Guests enjoy expansive bathrooms outfitted with imported marble flooring, double sinks, a bathtub and separate glass-enclosed shower, and ESPA-branded bath products, along with sitting areas, large HD televisions, fully stocked bars with gourmet food snacks, iPod docking stations, and private terraces. Select guest rooms and suites feature a full gourmet kitchen with a sub-zero built-in refrigerator/freezer, designer granite countertops, Italian limited edition cabinets, microwave, dishwasher, stainless-steel sink and garbage disposal.
Acqualina Resort & Spa is the recipient of the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award and the AAA Five Diamond Award. The property was developed by The Trump Group, led by Eddie and Jules Trump, and is privately managed by Acqualina Management Group.