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By the Beautiful Sea …

The main attraction of Fort Lauderdale is its namesake beach, 7 miles of golden sand steps from our door. But the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach also puts you at the center of southeastern Florida’s Gold Coast that stretches from West Palm Beach to our north to Miami to our south. Even better, our prime location among hotels close to Fort Lauderdale airport makes traveling and getting around more convenient.

Locally, explore Fort Lauderdale’s network of canals by water taxi—with docks just three blocks from the hotel. The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District is just four miles away, perfect for a day of browsing museums and art galleries and lingering at sidewalk cafés and restaurants. Find treasures at the fine boutiques along Las Olas Boulevard or bargains at Sawgrass Mills, the largest collection of outlet stores in the U.S. Come evening, step out to catch a show at the Broward Center for Performing Arts. Nature lovers can explore Butterfly World or embark on an exciting airboat ride. With a location that’s both scenic and choice for hotels close to Fort Lauderdale airport, you’ll have the best of both worlds.
 
Here’s how close you’ll be to the region’s most sought-after destinations:
  • Water taxi dock – 3 blocks
  • Galleria Mall - .7 mile
  • Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District – 3.7 miles
  • Sawgrass Mills – 14.4 miles
  • Broward Center for Performing Arts – 4.1 miles
  • Butterfly World – 14.8 miles
  • Downtown Miami – 30 miles
  • South Beach, Miami – 34 miles
  • West Palm Beach – 47 miles
  • Everglades – 50 miles

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Less travel time. More down time.
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel is just 7 miles from the airport. Close enough to start enjoying yourself sooner, yet far enough from the bustle of the airport to sit back and relax. We’re perfect for business travelers looking for convenient hotels near Fort Lauderdale airport and access to downtown. And perfect for beach getaways so you can spend less time traveling and more time in the sun.
 
The perfect backdrop for Fort Lauderdale Beach Weddings
From the unique, elegant spaces with oceanfront views to the polished, elegant ambiance — our hotel offers the picturesque beauty and impeccable service to make any event memorable and flawless. Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel offers all the amenities and experienced staff to help you create the perfect day. As a prime destination among Fort Lauderdale airport hotels, we’re also ideal for destination weddings making it that much easier for guests to travel.