Resort towns are perfect for family vacations, corporate retreats, or couples’ romantic getaways. With a wide assortment of hotels and resorts right at your fingertips, tourists and travelers are bound to have a good time in any resort town but I recommend Virginia Beach. Located on the southeastern coast of Virginia, this resort city with its famous boardwalk that stretches for miles along the oceanfront coast of the Atlantic Ocean is a must-see.
The boardwalk itself has hundreds of restaurants, shops, boutiques, hotels, and resorts. Virginia Beach has a humid subtropical climate, which means that the summers are hot and the winters are cool with light snowfall. Virginia Beach is a largely seasonal city, with all the fun happening during the summer months. So, if you’re ready for that summer vacation, pack up and hit the boardwalk.
With all of the hotels and resorts that Virginia Beach has to offer, there are plenty of places to stay that will accommodate all of your perfect vacation wishes.
Let’s have a look at the best resorts in Virginia Beach:
1. Sandcastle Resort On The Beach
Located directly on the iconic Virginia Beach boardwalk, the Sandcastle Resort is settled right in front of pristine beaches and endless views of the Atlantic Ocean. Perfect for wedding parties, family vacations, and couples’ getaways, the Sandcastle Resort On The Beach has guest rooms and suites with views of the ocean or the famous boardwalk.
Sandcastle has a complimentary full breakfast and an on-site restaurant for lunch and dinner. Guests can also take advantage of the cocktail lounge, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a happy hour. On-site at the hotel, guests can enjoy an indoor pool and access to the beach just steps away from the hotel doors. Nearby the hotel, guests can enjoy any number of beaches and parks, or take to the boardwalk.
2. Surfbreak Oceanfront Hotel
The Surfbreak Oceanfront Hotel, a part of the Ascend Hotel Collection, boasts its location on the “most desired” part of the resort strip of the boardwalk, with access to the beach and famous boardwalk. Offering valet parking a fitness center, and 110 rooms, as well as their premium on-site restaurant.
Calypso Bar & Grill serves through lunch and dinner, with an assortment of Virginia seafood staples. You can often find Virginia Beach’s top musical talents performing at Calypso offering you a taste of local culture alongside your food and drink. The Surfbreak Oceanfront Hotel is in a central location for all kinds of excitement and nightlife all around the boardwalk.
3. Four Sails Resort
Four Sails Resort is perfect for couples who want a quiet, secluded getaway while still being in the center of all the fun that Virginia Beach has to offer. The Four Sails is located at the north end of the boardwalk, with 49 one-bedroom oceanfront suites, with private balconies. Guests can also enjoy one of the luxurious and beautiful two-bedroom or penthouse suites available.
The on-site 33rd Street Cafe has an oceanfront view and delicious local favorites, serving breakfast and lunch all year round, with seasonal dinner. The Four Sails Resort has an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna for all your vacation exercise and relaxation needs. In addition to being steps away from sandy beaches, Four Sails Resorts is located just a few minutes away from the Virginia Aquarium and the Adventure Park.
4. Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Hilton Virginia Beach OceanfrontNestled on the picturesque Virginia Beach boardwalk, the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is steps away from the warm sand of the beach and the shimmering waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Perfect for couples and families alike, the Hilton has guest rooms, luxury suites, and executive rooms for each traveler’s needs, with views of the boardwalk or the beach and the ocean.
The Hilton has two delicious dining venues on-site, with menu choices from fresh, delicious seafood to upscale filet mignon, with views of the ocean while you dine. Guests can also get poolside casual meals and cocktails. For a unique experience, the Hilton has a rooftop bar and the only rooftop infinity pool in Virginia Beach that looks over the Atlantic. The hotel is also right next door to Neptune Park, where activities and events are held throughout the summer.
5. Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Nestled along the peaceful north end of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and boasts the perfect place for a getaway. Only 2 miles away from the First Landing State Park, which boasts beautiful hikes year-round. The Marriott is a coveted resort, as its guest rooms and suites, offer guests a luxury experience while still being close enough to all the boardwalk excitement.
Even more coveted than the resort itself, is Orion’s Roof Asian fusion restaurant, located on the roof of the Mariot. For dinner, you can experience a wealth of master-crafted sushi rolls and for breakfast, you can head down to Tulu Seaside Bar & Grill for some comforting beachside favors. The Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront has access to the sandy beaches that line the Atlantic Ocean, where guests can spend the day in the ocean.
6. The Residence Inn
Stylish and affordable, the Residence Inn offers stunning ocean views at a value, along with modern interior design. The Residence Inn is perfect for both couples and families alike, and guests can enjoy a quiet, secluded stay alongside the Virginia Beach boardwalk. This beachfront hotel offers 72 luxurious suites with direct access to the beach and the boardwalk, with private balconies that look out over the Atlantic Ocean.
Located at the hotel, The Residence Inn offers a complimentary full American breakfast, as well as an on-site convenience store and BBQ and picnic area. Nearby restaurants along the boardwalk give guests delicious choices of Italian, southwestern, and more. For year-round events, guests are only two blocks away from Neptune’s Park and a short drive from the Virginia Aquarium.
7. Hampton Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront-South
The Hampton Inn, located on Virginia Beach’s iconic boardwalk, offers guests all oceanfront guestrooms and suites, so guests will never have to pick between a view and something more affordable. Guests will be able to kick back and relax with the ocean breeze just outside their windows while being just minutes away from all of the shops, restaurants, and fun that the boardwalk has to offer.
Guests can enjoy delicious food at the onsite restaurant, 11th Street Taphouse, while also getting the best views of the Atlantic Ocean while they dine. Guests can take to the boardwalk for all kinds of fun, or explore all of the events and attractions that Virginia Beach has to offer. Or, take advantage of the beachfront location and hit the water with the Adventure Park nearby.
8. Oceanaire Resort Hotel
Oceanaire Resort Hotel is a premier resort and a perfect vacation destination for couples and families alike. Located on the Virginia Beach boardwalk, the Oceanaire Resort Hotel offers an array of rooms for guests to choose from, including luxurious one and two-bedroom suites, accompanying an equally luxurious view of the beach and Atlantic Ocean from a private balcony.
Oceanaire Resort Hotel offers cocktail lounges and a poolside bar and grill for breakfast, lunch, and dinner onsite, and boasts a perfect location for guests to explore the boardwalk for nearby restaurants. For adult fun, Oceanaire also offers an adult-only infinity pool and bar, as well as a game room at their next-door sister hotel for more family-friendly fun for kids and teens.
9. Beach Quarters Resort
Beach Quarters Resort is a perfect, family-friendly resort located on the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Guests will be able to enjoy the very best views of the Atlantic Ocean, with the oceanfront guestrooms and suites available, or get a beautiful sunset city view with rooms that overlook the whole of Virginia Beach. Spacious, one-bedroom, and studio suites look out over the beach and ocean, including private, furnished balconies.
On-site at the Beach Quarters Resort, guests can get seasonal favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner served at the Tortugas Cafe and Tiki Bar, with all outdoor seating so guests can get the most of the warm Virginia Beach weather. Beach Quarters Resort is settled in the perfect spot for guests to explore all of the boardwalk or Virginia Beach activities close by, including golfing, and boating excursions into the Atlantic for a dolphin tour.
10. Virginia Beach Boardwalk Resort Hotel
The Virginia Beach Boardwalk Resort Hotel boasts a prime location along Virginia Beach’s famous boardwalk, with accommodations that strike the perfect balance between luxury and comfort. Guests can take their pick of ocean view, sunset view, or city view guest rooms and suites, with full kitchens or kitchenettes and a private balcony.
Guests will get the best local favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the onsite outdoor restaurant and Tiki bar, with a warming fire pit that’s only footsteps from the boardwalk. Perfect for both couples and families, the Virginia Beach Boardwalk Resort offers oceanfront pools for both adults and children, with a kid’s pool and an adult-only infinity pool. This resort also shares its next-door neighbor’s, Oceanaire Resort, amenities.
11. Turtle Cay Resort
Turtle Cay Resort is inspired by all the ambiance and design of Key West, while settled in the very heart of Virginia Beach. Turtle Cay Resort is perfect for family vacations and reunion, and boast a family-friendly courtyard and common area. Guests can choose between one and two-bedroom suites, with full kitchens and beautiful fireplaces.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served at the onsite, all-outdoor seating, dining venue, with tropics-inspired cuisine and all-American favorites. Turtle Cay Resort offers four oceanfront pools, including a pool for children with water features, and an adults-only infinity pool. There’s also a game room for kids, with toys and board games.
12. Ramada Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Centrally located on the famous Virginia Beach boardwalk, the Ramada Virginia Beach Oceanfront offers a convenient location for all the shopping, dining, and entertainment that Virginia Beach has to offer. Guests can take their pick of oceanfront guest rooms and suites, with each accommodation offering a private balcony that overlooks the Atlantic.
The Mahi Mah’s Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Saloon is the onsite restaurant at Ramada Oceanfront Resort. It’s one of the signature Virginia Beach dining venues and offers delicious seafood, sushi, and cocktails. Ramada Oceanfront is the perfect place to be for exciting seasonal activities all throughout Virginia Beach and up and down the boardwalk, including summer-long live music on the 7th Street Stage.
13. Crowne Plaza Virginia Beach Town Center
Crowne Plaza is a perfect hotel getaway for not only couples and families, but also for business retreats and corporate travelers as well. Located just a half-mile away from all of the Town Center shops and restaurants, and only eight miles from the boardwalk, Crowne Plaza is at a central location for all your vacation needs. Guests can take their pick of guestrooms and suites, with living and kitchen areas.
For breakfast and dinner, guests can get all American favorites and local dishes and seafood at the Tines Restaurant located in the lobby of Crowne Plaza. For drinks, the Aqua Lounge serves cocktails and beer in a laid-back atmosphere. Crowne Plaza has an on-site fitness center and pool area, as well as nearby recreation such as boating, hiking, snorkeling, and much more.
Guests can take the Town Center for shopping, or meander the iconic boardwalk for all kinds of entertainment.
14. DoubleTree Hotel Virginia Beach
Located right next to the Virginia Beach Convention Center, DoubleTree Hotel is conveniently only 8 blocks away from the Virginia Beach boardwalk, which makes it close enough to enjoy all the fun while still far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of a vacation. DoubleTree Hotel has 292 guest rooms and suites, and also offers an upgrade to a Presidential or Executive suite for guests who like to travel in style.
Max & Erma’s Restaurant is located onsite at the DoubleTree Hotel, where guests can get breakfast, lunch, and dinner with local favorites as well as classic, gourmet hamburgers. Guests can dine in, or take their food to go with room service options. On-site, DoubleTree Hotel offers a pool and fitness center, as well as a sundeck. You can also stop by the tour desk and book a tour through the hotel, and spend the day enjoying a boat excursion with dolphins.
15. The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center
Perfect for any type of traveler, including couples, families, and business travelers, the Westin will be able to fit each guest’s needs. Located in the Town Center, the Westin is only 10 miles from the oceanfront and boardwalk. Guests can take their pick of a traditional or deluxe guest room, with stunning views overlooking the entirety of Virginia Beach.
Guests will be served breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Virginia Beach Town Center Restaurant that is located on-site at the Westin, with dishes that include local seafood and locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Centrally located in the Town Center, the Westin is within quick walking distance of dining, shopping, and local entertainment like the Virginia Aquarium or the Ocean Breeze Waterpark.