Headed to the Fort Lauderdale / Miami Florida area to do some craft beer exploring?   Here’s our picks on great places to stay that are near great places for a craft beer.

Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa / Jupiter, FL
Nearby Brewery: Tequesta Brewing Company

Tap into the bar scene of Jupiter Beach, and discover popular watering holes along the happy seaside town’s exclusive “Ale Trail.”  Just a short drive from the Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa is South Florida’s first microbrewery, Tequesta Brewing Company, where over 40 different specialty beers are on rotation each year.  Guests of the hotel can also book the “Beach, Brews & Selfies” package where they will be given a map of the best bars in town including Guanabanas, Square Grouper, U-Tiki, and the resort’s very own Sandbar.  The package also comes with one night in deluxe accommodations, breakfast for two, a voucher for one beer flight tasting at Sinclair’s Lounge, and a welcome amenity including a map with local brew stops, a Jupiter Beach Resort koozie, and a selfie-stick so guests can share their beer-centric experience with friends and family back home.

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa/ Fort Lauderdale, FL
Nearby Brewery: LauderAle

Set on Fort Lauderdale’s largest private beach, the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, is the perfect place to unwind and catch some South Florida rays with an ice-cold beer in hand. If you’re a beer connoisseur, then you’re in luck! LauderAle, a small batch electric fired brewery, is just a short drive away. Stop by after a long day at the beach and enjoy a game of Ping-Pong followed by some brews. As the only Nano Brewery in South Florida, LauderAle is Fort Lauderdale’s new hot spot so sit back, relax, and enjoy a cold one!

The Resort at Longboat Key Club + Lido Beach Resort / Sarasota, FL
Nearby Brewery: Sarasota Brewing

Sarasota may be known for its beaches and its quirky circus art, but don’t forget to hit up one of the town’s famed local breweries for some tasty lessons on craft beer. Once they’re done golfing & tanning, guests of both The Resort at Longboat Key Club and Lido Beach Resort can stop by Sarasota Brewing for sips with Brewmaster Vince, or pop in at JDub’s Brewing Company – a pub that not only combines quality, innovation, and culture to its signature brewskis, but stirs up a new batch of beer each week so that every time you visit, you’ll never have to taste the same one twice!

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