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By: Greg Mattson, ERV Editor - Updated: Sep 20, 2021   

Fantastic Fort Lauderdale has moved on from the spring-break days of old, and is now an excellent year-round romantic vacation or weekend getaway destination for couples in South Florida. It’s all here: great beaches, sunny warm weather, shopping and dining, and easy access to other romantic spots in South Florida.

Romantic Weekend Getaway - Fort Lauderdale BeachBeachtime in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Best Time for a Fort Lauderdale Getaway or Honeymoon - although it's not the cheapest time of year, November to the end of April generally brings the best weather to Fott Lauderdale and South Florida, with mostly dry and warm days, and very comfortable evenings. Summers: the months of May to September are warmer and wetter, with higher humidity. 

Romantic Hotels in Fort Lauderdale

Sheraton Plantation Suites

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  • Sheraton Plantation Suites Fort Lauderdale West - we've been to many Sheraton Hotels, and have yet to meet friendlier check-inn staff than this Sheraton near Fort Lauderdale. The room was spotless, we loved the lobby and bar area downstairs, and parking is free and just steps from the hotel. An extra romantic touch: the Rooftop pool has panoramic views of the area. What Other Couples Liked: Excellent Customer Service...A Great All-Suites Hotel...Beautiful Atrium. 2017 ERV Rating* for Romantic Plantation FL Hotels: 84% - Very Good. (311 North University Dr, Plantation, FL  954-424-3300)

More Romantic Fort Lauderdale Accommodation

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Fort Lauderdale Beach Near HotelBeach Across from Courtyard Fort Lauderdale

Affordable:

  • Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach - rated as one of the best hotels on the beach in Fort Lauderdale. Popular with couples on anniversary and honeymoon vacations, the Courtyard offers outdoor pool & bar, sun deck, ocean view rooms & suites, and romantic on-site dining. 2017 Rating* for Romantic Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotels: 80% - Very Good. (440 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale FL  954-524-8733)

Boutique Hotel:

  • The Pillars Hotel Fort Lauderdale - for couples interested in a luxury romantic Fort Lauderdale hotel, the Pillars gets great reviews for excellent Art Deco-style accommodation, friendly staff, and superb location just a short walk from the beach. 2017 Rating* for Romantic Fort Lauderdale Hotels: 94% - Excellent. (111 North Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale FL  954-467-9639)

Fort Lauderdale Hotels With Hot Tub Suites

Fort Lauderdale Weekend Getaway & Honeymoon Packages

Romantic Fort Lauderdale Beach & HotelsHotels, Condos and Resorts along the Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Pelican Grand Beach Resort Romance Package - special offer on romantic weekend or honeymoon in Fort Lauderdale. With champagne and strawberries, a gourmet dinner, evening turn-down and breakfast the next morning, it'll almost feel like you're in an all-inclusive beach resort...in Fort Lauderdale!   

Romantic Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale

Las Olas Boulevard, Fort LauderdaleLas Olas Blvd in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Las Olas Boulevard – go for a stroll down this trendy avenue of shops, galleries and restaurants. We love Pan'e Dolci Italian Bakery for their Cappuccino and almond cookies...

Water Taxi - Great for exploring Fort Lauderdale's canals and waterways, sightseeing (see the cruise ships!), or hopping off to shop or dine at one of the 14 stops. www.watertaxi.com

Fort Lauderdale Beach – we always enjoy visiting Fort Lauderdale beach whenever we are in South Florida. After fun in the sun & sand, go for a walk on the promenade where there’s numerous lunchtime eateries and beachfront bars great for enjoying a drink and even some live music.

Romantic Fort Lauderdale Dinner Cruise – the Jungle Queen Riverboat departs from the Bahia Mar Beach resort for dinner cruises every night at 6 PM. (954) 462–5596.

Day Trip to Bahamas – Discovery Cruise Lines departs Port Everglades 6 days a week for day cruises to Grand Bahama Island with all-inclusive meals and drinks on your way to a relaxing day on Grand Bahama island. www.daycruisebahamas.com.

Elope in Fort Lauderdale – for elopements and small weddings in Fort Lauderdale, Laid Back Boat charters offers custom-made luxury and romance cruises perfect in their hot tub boat! (954-298–7507) 

Romantic Ft Lauderdale Beach Couple

*ERV Rating: our unique, non-scientific ratings for romantic accommodation include:

  • Amenities: including Whirlpool bath or JACUZZI® Tub, scenic view, fireplace, lounge, etc
  • Location: proximity of hotel to restaurants, pubs, downtown, etc
  • Clientele: demographic the hotel attracts (couples, families, business travelers, etc)
  • Popularity: based on social media & crowd-sourced reviews 
  • Value: product offered compared to room rate 
  • Please Note: percentage ratings are not absolute but for comparative use only  

√ COVID Safety Plan: identifies hotels and inns that clearly indicate they are taking measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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