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South Florida Hotels and Resorts Are Offering Florida Residents Deals and Packages For Staying Local This Summer

South Florida is often referred to as America’s paradise, and we couldn't agree more. We’re lucky to live in such a beautiful place. It begs the question, why leave?

Get the relaxation you deserve, while never having to escape the slice of paradise we call home with local resorts offering packages and deals to its residents. Go ahead, book your staycation.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

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The newly renovated resort, set on South Florida’s largest stretch of private beach, features a luxury spa, a romantic restaurant and a dog that serves as the hotel’s mascot greeting guests at the door. This season’s Couple’s Getaway Package includes complimentary breakfast for two, valet parking, a late checkout time and Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival. Use promo code LVU to book from now until December.

3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale; 954.525.4000; marriott.com

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

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Located on the legendary Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is offering family and couples packages this summer, available now through Sept. 30. For families, the Great American Summer Fun package includes free breakfast for kids 12 and under, and $25 per night in “summer bucks” that can be used toward on-site recreational activities like the resort’s wave simulator. The couples package, called Summer Love Stories We Could Tell, includes two margaritas and chocolate-dipped strawberries upon arrival, a 50-minute Swedish couples massage, $100 nightly resort credit, valet parking and a 60-minute paddleboarding tour along the Intracoastal.

1111 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood; 954.874.4444; margaritavillehollywoodbeachresort.com

Hilton West Palm Beach

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Hilton West Palm Beach is honoring the local community by partnering with artist Ron Burkhardt, who has created custom beach towels for the property. One towel, two gelato vouchers and one 80-ounce SPF lotion from The Island Company are given to all guests who book the Summer of Fun package. Complimentary child admission with regular-price paid adult tickets are available at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium and at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, along with a $25 gift card to Revolutions Bowling at CityPlace. The package is being offered until Sept. 30.

600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561.231.6000; hiltonwestpalmbeach.com

W Miami

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As the River District becomes the “new waterfront” for Miami, action from South Beach is making its way into the up-and-coming neighborhood of Brickell. The W Miami features 146 room choices with private balconies, the Whisper cocktail lounge and the WET Deck pool located on the 50th floor. Florida residents will receive two Sip cocktail tickets per stay, daily valet parking, breakfast for two at 15th & Vine and free Wi-Fi when they use booking code RESFLOAT.

485 Brickell Ave., Miami; 877.822.0000; wmiamihotel.com

Urbanica The Meridian Hotel

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During a stay in one of 71 rooms, guests at Urbanica The Meridian Hotel can enjoy food and beverages from Panther Coffee, Zak The Baker and Wynwood Parlor, plus complimentarily mojitos upon check-in. The hotel will soon open Previa, a bar ideal for a first stop of the night before venturing out on South Beach for the evening. Florida residents will receive 10 percent off any booking during the summer months.

418 Meridian Ave., Miami; 305.763.8934; urbanicathehotels.com

Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club

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This summer, Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club is extending a 15 percent discount to all Florida residents. The rate is valid Sunday through Thursday only, and is available until Sept. 28. Upgrade to an executive suite with the Vacation Like a VIP package, which includes a $100 resort credit, complimentary valet parking, a $25 Amex gift card and a super summer 2-4-1 savings card. 

1700 S. Ocean Lane, Fort Lauderdale; 855.421.1389; lagomar.com

The Pillars Hotel

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Fort Lauderdale is home to Port Everglades, one of the most popular cruise ports. Extend your vacation with The Pillars Hotel's Pre/Post Cruise package. It includes a poolside king room and luxury town car transportation to and from the airport and to the port. Also offered is the Romantic Getaway, a package offering a bottle of Champagne, fruit and chocolates upon arrival, turndown service, a $200 food and beverage credit and late check-out. 

111 N. Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale; 954.467.9639; pillarshotel.com

Boca Raton Resort & Club

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The Discover Boca Offer is your best excuse to explore Boca Raton with up to $500 resort credit. Earn a $100 resort credit per night stayed, up to five nights, and use the credit for activities on property such as the Waldorf Spa, tennis, golf, dining at the restaurants and more. Want less activities and more pampering? Choose the Sip, Sun, Spa package and enjoy the spa's Ritual Bath, with a $400 credit toward luxurious spa treatments. The package also includes a $100 restaurant credit to use at any Boca Raton Resort or Boca Beach Club restaurant.

501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton; 888.543.1277; bocaresort.com

PGA National Resort & Spa

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A golfer's dream staycation starts at PGA National Resort & Spa. For players of all levels, book the Gold Golf package, including luxury accommodations with a private balcony or terrace, full breakfast each day, one round of golf daily on the Palmer, Frazio, Squire or Estates courses, unlimited range balls and golf bang storage and advance tee times. 

400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens; 561.627.1800; pgaresort.com

Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa

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With the Sunnies & Savings package, you can enjoy up to 20 percent off room rates, plus breakfast for two daily. The Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa also offers a Florida Resident Rate, giving discounts to all state residents with a valid license or state ID. The Stay & Save The Turtles package, in conjunction with the Loggerhead Marine Life Center, works to heighten awareness of the local endangered leatherback, loggerhead and green sea turtles. Book the package for luxurious accommodations, a $50 daily resort credit and a souvenir turtle plush toy. Stay for three nights or more, and the resort will adopt one of Florida's native sea turtles in your name. 

5 N. A1A, Jupiter; 877.389.0571; jupiterbeachresort.com

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

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Beginning May 17, Sonesta is launching its 2017 Summer Sale. Guests will receive 25 percent off the best available rate during weeknight stays and 15 percent off the best available rate on weekend stays when booking a minimum of two-nights. Use promo code 2017SS, and book from May 17 to Aug. 8 to receive the offer.

999 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.315.1460; sonesta.com