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The Atlantic Resort and Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FloridaEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At The Atlantic Resort and Spa
This 124-room oceanfront retreat, one of the first condo-hotels to open along the northern stretch of Fort Lauderdale, mixes top-notch amenities with an air of tranquility.
A flurry of development over the last decade has made Fort Lauderdale a serious warm-weather hot spot, and the Mediterranean-style Atlantic Hotel, just three miles from downtown and eight miles from the airport, was a 2005 pioneer in the area. It's one of the original luxury condominium-hotel projects that popped up along the beachfront stretch of A1A. The property offers all the fixings of a large, lively resort (panoramic ocean views; a happening weekend pool scene; an indulgent, holistic spa), but the 124-room property still manages to feel more like a peaceful boutique hotel—primarily because of its location, about a 10-minute walk from the boisterous Beach Place area. It feels homey too, with extra-large rooms (starting at 600 square feet), all with well-equipped kitchenettes and a balcony or terrace.
On weekends, grab lunch at the hotel's poolside Ocean Terrace Bar and Café, when build-your-own-burger stations are fun additions to the usual full-service menu of truffled chicken salad sandwiches and homemade hummus with warm pita bread.
Cool off with a fresh mint and cucumber Cubeltini (the hotel's signature vodka cocktail), at the classic East End Brasserie, which is set to reopen in November after a renovation.
Awards and RecognitionsBack to Top
World's Best Awards, Top 500 Hotels
- Travel + Leisure
Arrive at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) which is approximately 8 miles (15-20 minutes) from the hotel.601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Heated Outdoor Pool
- Sauna + Steam Room
- Spa Services
- Fitness Center
- Beauty Salon
- 24-Hour Business Center
- Ocean Views
- Private Balconies
- Luxury Linens
- Marble Baths
- Soaking Tubs
- Living Areas
- Fully Equipped Kitchenettes
- Oceanfront Restaurant
- Bar + Café
Why We Love Fort Lauderdale
The Florida Gold Coast at its finest: Pristine beaches that invite you to take a stroll or dip into the aquamarine water, world-class shopping, dining and galleries all to be found alongside the hippest nightclubs.
Bohemian Style: 1309 East Las Olas Blvd. 1-954-759-9144
Gran Forno Bakery: 1235 East Las Olas Blvd. 1-954-467-2244
Lunch for two $20.
Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream: 809 East Las Olas Blvd. 1-954-523-8338
Snacks for two $10.
Best Beach Spot: Head 12 miles south along the Atlantic to the two-mile-long Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, an old-fashioned brick boardwalk lined with cafés and shops that's a popular alternative to Fort Lauderdale's mellower Promenade.
Where to Eat: When local Floridians are in the mood for a laid-back dinner with a great view, they head to Aruba Beach Café—four miles north of Fort Lauderdale in quiet Lauderdale-by-the-Sea—for Caribbean-spiced lobster sandwiches and Aruba rum-runners with unobstructed views of the ocean.
1 Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 1-386-258-0011
Dinner for two $60.
Where to Drink: The fashionable crowd and sleek interior at Yolo—short for You Only Live Once—feels more like South Beach than Fort Lauderdale. People-watch from a seat at the bar with a glass of Pinot Grigio and the Szechuan calamari and tuna sashimi appetizer.
333 East Las Olas Blvd. 1-954-523-1000.
Drinks and appetizers for two $60.
Why Go Now
September + October 2012
Hollywood Beach Beer Festivall
Three-day festival along the Hollywood Boardwalk featuring German beer, music, strolling bands, food and more.
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
Ever-growing and gaining increasing prestige with celebrity appearances, seminars, and parties, FLIFF presents independent film features from around the world.
Various venues around Fort Lauderdale.
January 5 + 6, 2013
Las Olas Art Fair
Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.