America’s Top 5 Waterfront Hotels
Sip a beachside cocktail at one of these hot spots
We’ve already told you about the most incredible beaches in the world. Now we’re going to share some of the best waterfront hotels you can find stateside. Check out our picks, and then book yourself a room.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Every room at this Big Island resort has ocean views overlooking the dramatic volcanic rock coast. Bonus: seawater and freshwater swimming pools, plus an open-air spa teeming with tropical plants.
72-100 Ka'upulehu Dr., Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; 808-325-8200 or fourseasons.com
The Inn Above Tide
Gaze out at the San Francisco Bay from your own private balcony. Pop the Champagne, light a fire and then sink into lavender bubbles in your luxurious in-room soaking tub.
30 El Portal, Sausalito, California; 415-332-9535 or innabovetide.com
Mandarin Oriental Miami
Located on the small residential island of Brickell Key (within walking distance of downtown), this swanky Miami resort has a private beach and a weekly Friday night party to rival South Beach revelry.
500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami, Florida; 305-913-8288 or mandarinoriental.com