Thanksgiving is the traditional gathering at home, when families and friends gather around the table, enjoy roast turkey and pumpkin pie, and count their blessings. However, some people are tired of the long traditional Thanksgiving preparations, dinners and brunches and want to have a good time in a well-deserved destination and celebrate this tradition in a different way. This Thanksgiving is the perfect time to take care of someone else and change someone’s rituals by taking a premier Miami getaway for an amazing stay and celebration. This planned vacation lets people take advantage of beautiful beaches, enjoy the fantastic Miami weather in November while enjoying everything from big celebrations to casual family style dining, and start the holiday season feeling refreshed! Here are ten iconic Miami hotels for a Staycation & Thanksgiving 2022 celebration.
10 1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach is a family-friendly resort with a great beachfront, central pools, and beautifully designed rooms. It also features four swimming pools overlooking the ocean, with a lovely adult-only rooftop pool on the 18th floor. Many dining options are available, from grab and go to fine dining, with an emphasis on fresh ingredients at Wave at 1 Beach Club, Water at the 1 Rooftop, Neighbors, The Sandbox, Drift and Habitat. This hotel offers a variety of activities for children including sports, team building and games, swimming and outdoor adventures. In South Beach, people can enjoy a summer feeling and take advantage of the delicious Thanksgiving brunch or dinner at Habitat Restaurant, which ranges from turkey with maple syrup and sage sauce to apple cider panna cotta.
1 Hotel South Beach
2341 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tablet with digital newspapers, smart TV, bluetooth speaker, water in room, espresso machine, spa with holistic treatments, wifi in all areas, parking on site
Restaurant opening hours:
12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
USD 95 per person – USD 45 for children (up to 10 years)
9 Sunny Isles: Acqualina Resort and Spa
Offering an intimate and relaxing atmosphere for families, this Sunny Isles beachfront luxury resort features three outdoor pools, four restaurants, a service spa and bars with numerous dining options. The furnished rooms at Sunny Isles are spacious and feature private balconies with stunning sea views and modern amenities. People can find fine dining alternatives like Italian, Steak House and Kosher. The hotel also offers beach activities like jet skiing, paddle boarding, and kayak rentals. Thanksgiving at Il Mulino New York at Acqualina is unique in that it offers a menu with a variety of holiday traditions, including roast turkey, pumpkin gnocchi and walnut sausage stuffing.
8th Fontainebleau-Miami Beach
To relax and have the best Thanksgiving vacation, people head to Fontainebleau, a premier beach resort with an amazing pool complex surrounded by private cabanas, beautiful grounds, ocean views, fine dining, nightclubs and lounges. Nine restaurants are available, offering a variety of cuisines including Chinese and Italian, with a chef providing exclusive creations. On Thanksgiving, guests enjoy a special culinary traditional dinner, choosing between a modern American steakhouse dinner at STRIP STEAK or traditional and seasonal favorites at Vida’s
7 The Setai Miami Beach
This Asian-inspired oceanfront property in Setai features rooms and suites with courtyard and city views spread across the tallest building in So Be and an adjacent Art Deco building. This hotel has luxurious grounds with a chic courtyard and three infinity pools, and is quieter than other surrounding hotels as there are no clubs on its grounds. For more fun, people can also rent bikes and ride them along the beach overlooking the ocean, or relax in the spacious spa and fitness center. You can also choose from dining options at Jaya Restaurant, which serves Asian cuisine, the Bar & Courtyard and the Ocean Grill. For Thanksgiving 2022, Jaya at the Setai is a beautiful restaurant hosted by Chef Vijayudu Veena where people enjoy Thanksgiving brunch or Asian dinner with live jazz. The chef serves traditional turkey, a wide variety of meats from live stations, a selection of seafood and a sumptuous buffet of Asian specialties such as traditional Pad Thai and Indian Lamb Vindaloo.
The Setai Miami Beach
2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Free WiFi in all areas, Small pets allowed, Onsite parking is $49/day
Restaurant opening hours:
Thanksgiving Day Brunch – 11:00am – 3:00pm Thanksgiving Dinner – 6:00pm – 11:00pm, a la carte
$155 per person, $95 for children under 12 years old
6 Coral Gables: The Biltmore
Decorated in a beautiful Mediterranean Revival style, the Biltmore is a spacious hotel with many amenities for a pampered stay in the Magic City. It has many dining options, with four restaurants to choose from, two bars/lounges, a swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts and a spa. People are celebrating Thanksgiving dinner at FONTANA with Italian-inspired recipes created by award-winning chef Giuseppe Galazzi, or Thanksgiving dinner at Michael Mina’s StripSteak with a limited holiday a la carte menu.
5 The Hampton Inn By Hilton Hotel
The Hampton Inn by Hilton hotel in Coconut Grove offers spacious guest rooms with many amenities. Just a few blocks away, people can experience the authentic taste of this city at the best local restaurants in Cocowalk. You can taste the local flavors of Coral Gables and the Downtown-Brickell District. As the sun sets, guests enjoy Miami Beach’s warm nightlife. There is something for everyone including delicious restaurants, cafes and theaters on Ocean Drive. Enya Asian Bistro offers a diverse menu of traditional and innovative Japanese and Chinese cuisine that everyone around the table will enjoy and love during Thanksgiving.
4 Marriott Stanton South Beach
The Marriott Stanton South Beach is a luxury oceanfront resort that offers a contemporary, sophisticated vibe with a laid-back beach vibe. It has direct beach access and features 224 rooms with private balconies offering stunning city skyline or ocean views. On Thanksgiving, guests can choose from a variety of restaurants, offering either Mexican classics at Lolo’s Surf Cantina or authentic Japanese cuisine at Azabu. The Michelin-starred Azabu Miami Beach offers diners a Japanese feast from a full-service dining room and stunning open kitchen to an exclusive hidden sushi counter hosted by Tokyo-trained chefs.
3 The Betsy South Beach
The Betsy South Beach Hotel presents guests with new contemporary art with a modern attitude, a 328 Royal Suite with the best ocean views. Light sleepers may want to request a room next to the elevator. On Thanksgiving, folks head to LT Steak and Seafood, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Led by Executive Chef Laurent Tourondel, the restaurant serves signature dishes including Belgian waffles with fresh berries, Meyer lemon, charred short ribs and other steakhouse favorites. At the back of the hotel is The Alley, a charming, modern trattoria lit by neon artwork, twinkling fairy lights on the outdoor patio, and adorned with vintage photographs. The menu features Italian classics like Neapolitan pizza, pasta, and gelato, accompanied by Italian wines, beers, and cocktails.
2 The Goodtime Hotel
The Goodtime Hotel in Miami offers perfect times for families and friends. The hotel has catchy rooms in signature style with pastel perfection, green benches with leopard spots, and views of Biscayne Bay or the ocean. This hotel offers weekend pool parties with a poolside snack station during legendary pool parties with sets from superstar DJs.
At Strawberry Moon, people enjoy weekend brunch and celebrate Thanksgiving while feasting on Mediterranean mezze, Turkish pizzas, hummus, and creative kebabs. Guests come to catch their breath and relax at the all-day outdoor patio cafe, which serves pastries, juices, and breakfast.
1 Hotel Graustein
That The Hotel Greystone offers luxurious penthouse guests with a large terrace, a huge jacuzzi, an outdoor shower and even palm trees. The art-filled café courtyard is a cozy place to hang out, eat donuts, and sip coffee, as is the fourth-floor rooftop pool. The hotel’s cute Cafe Kobo also serves fresh pastries, morning coffee, and Japanese-style sandwiches throughout the day.
At Sérêvène, people can enjoy French-Japanese cuisine, lots of greenery and jazzy live music. You can also try Chef Pawan Pinisetti’s tantalizing fusion menu, including suckling pig, red wine braised beef cheek in coconut curry and poularde teriyaki.