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Vero Beach is split in two by the Indian River Lagoon, the most diverse estuary in the country. You’ll want to stay on the beach side, or as the locals call it, the island. It’s just a short, usually traffic-free drive from the mainland.
Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa. Owned by singer Gloria Estefan and husband Emilio, this striking white art-deco beachfront resort features a Cuban-fusion restaurant, fitness center, spa and sleek, contemporary rooms with balconies. You’ll want to linger at the newly renovated pool area with its infinity-edge pool and a large hot tub overlooking the gorgeous coast. Sprawl out on a chaise lounge to get some sun and then return at night to the cozy love seats in front of the fire pit.
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort. Located next to a golf course, this beachfront spot offers three restaurants, a luxe spa, a lagoon-like pool with 163-foot spiral water slide, mini golf, and family-time sing-along campfires at night. All 211 condos have microwaves, coffee makers, satellite TV and room service.
Vero Beach Hotel & Spa. This upscale beachfront hotel is part of the Kimpton hotel group and features an outdoor heated pool, a fitness center, spa and two oceanfront restaurants. The resort fee includes Wi-Fi, morning coffee, beach chairs and umbrella, valet parking and wine service in the evening. Expect chic Caribbean-inspired décor and lovely ocean views from many of the rooms.