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Why Stay At The Shores
Tucked in a quiet neighborhood just nine miles from Florida's Daytona airport, the beachfront Shores Resort and Spa offers spectacular views of the Atlantic, plus a stellar 2,500-square-foot spa for pampering.
For an area often associated with enthusiastic car racing fans and boisterous spring breakers, this 2005 retreat is an unexpected oasis. Located on a peaceful, uncrowded stretch of beach in a residential area four miles south of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk, the resort is an ideal choice for a romantic getaway (thanks to a poolside fire pit, couples massages, and a location that's ideal for a sunset stroll on the beach) but caters to families too, with a complimentary kids' club and a special children's dinner with arts and crafts on Saturday nights. Even pets are well cared for, thanks to a stash of dog bowls, beds, and organic biscuits. For a break from the sunshine and views, opt for a Hot Bamboo Massage in the hotel's Indulge Spa—just be sure to book your treatment in advance, since the spa, which uses Sonya Dakar's pure-botanical products, is as popular with locals as with guests. Those who'd prefer an adrenaline rush can head to Daytona's famous International Speedway, just a 10-minute drive away.
For a romantic evening, reserve a poolside cabana and enjoy a special dinner menu, which you can customize in advance with the chef. Be sure to order stone-roasted black grouper with smoked corn butter sauce, one of the specialties at the Azure Restaurant.
Order cocktails at Peck Plaza, a condominium tower next door to the hotel: although the building looks anonymous (and dated) from the outside, the 29th-floor restaurant is worth a trip for its expansive view of the beach and the Halifax River.
Awards and RecognitionsBack to Top
Top Ten Best Resorts of Daytona Beach
- Green Lodging Florida
Four Diamond Award
Arrive at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) which is approximately 8 miles (20-25 minutes depending on traffic) from the resort.2637 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Cabanas
- Fitness Center
- Spa Services
- Beauty Salon
- Business Center
- Flat-screen TVs
- Mini Bars
- Luxury Linens
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- Italian Marble Baths
- In-Room Safes
- Turndown Service
- 2 Bars
- In-Room Dining
- Beachfront Dining
- Poolside Dining
- 25% savings on spa treatments
Why We Love Daytona Beach
Famous for its beaches and motorsports, the area also offers an abundance of shopping, nightlife, cultural events, and sporting activities, The perfect vacation spot for folks of all ages.
4931 South Peninsula Dr., Ponce Inlet.
Adventure Excursion: Pretend you're a NASCAR star with Richard Petty Driving Experiences at the Daytona International Speedway. Packages allow you to drive on its legendary track or ride shotgun with a professional driver.
1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Packages from $135.
Where to Eat: The Cellar is a local favorite for classic Italian dishes. Be sure to order the house-made seafood ravioli and an extra-light tiramisu.
220 Magnolia Ave.
Dinner for two $125.
Where to Drink Head to the casual, riverfront Boondocks for sunset views (around 8:30 p.m. in the fall, but earlier in the winter months) and frozen piña coladas with a bucket of peel-and-eat shrimp or crabmeat-stuffed portobello mushrooms, available only on weekends.
3948 S. Peninsula Dr., Wilbur by the Sea.
Drinks and appetizers for two $30.