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Family-Friendly Resort | Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

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3030 Holiday Drive · Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 USA

Pool, Kids Club, Land & Water Sports

Explore all the activities available at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Florida, where there is something on offer for everyone. Family-friendly fun includes the Kids Club, swimming lessons and watersports, while those looking to kick back and relax can enjoy our poolside cabanas or select from a variety of a spa treatments.

Splash into unforgettable poolside fun

Experience our 8,000 square-foot lagoon pool, with activities for guests of all ages. Dry off and throw your towel over a chaise lounge beneath palm trees or relax in one of our resort’s shady poolside cabanas. And with just the raise of a flag, you can order delicious seafood and creative cocktails from our on-site restaurant, Sea Level, that will be conveniently delivered to you poolside.

Satisfy Your Sense of Adventure

Book all of your Florida thrill-seeking water adventures right on our beach. From wave runners to boogie boards and catamarans to kayaks, you’ll never tire of options. Whether it’s sailing the sea or snorkeling through aquatic paradise, there’s a world of fun for the whole family to explore.

We offer rides, rentals and lessons for just about everything, including:

  • Wave Runners

  • Banana Boat

  • Boogie Boarding

  • Paddle Boards

  • Skim Boards
  • Kayaking

  • Snorkeling

BouYah Watersports Rentals (PDF)

To get more information or book reservations in advance, please call 305-218-5050 or visit www.bouyahwatersports.com .

Surf’s Up, Kids

At Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa’s Surf Club, the kids can discover endless hours of family-friendly fun on vacation.

In this open door activity program, resort guests from 5-12 years old can access our children’s activity center, featuring an innovative multimedia area, arts and crafts, video games and an outdoor interactive splash pad where they can play and cool off.

Schedule: Morning: 9am – 12pm and Afternoon: 1 – 4pm

Fee: $40 Full Day / $20 Half Day

Phone: +1-954-766-6108

Surf Club Kids Club Details (PDF)

Activities Schedule (PDF)

Baby Otter Swim School (PDF)

Tennis Activities

Enjoy our resort’s outdoor tennis facilities where you can schedule a game, sign up for private lessons or coaching clinics.

Learn More (PDF)

Swimming Lessons

Learn to swim on your Florida vacation.

Teach your child what to do if they fell into the water with the Baby Otter Swim School at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

The family-friendly Baby Otter Swim School has been teaching its trademarked TURN, KICK, REACH, “The World’s Fastest Learn to Swim Program” for over 40 years.

From 8 months to adults, anyone can learn to swim in less than 3 hours’ time.

Hours: 5 private 30 minutes sessions by appointment
Fee: $499

Phone: 1 888 SWIM KID

Experience true spa relaxation.

Refresh the body and mind next to the ocean at The Spa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. Explore an expansive 22,000 square feet of delightful possibilities from massages to scrubs to specialized facials. After your treatment, take a moment to unwind in a steam room or relax by our private spa pool.

Learn more about The Spa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach & Spa.

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Truly a paddler's paradise, Florida has diverse ecosystems and pristine waters that nature lovers can really appreciate. You can spot abundant wildlife in the lush landscapes as you float through miles of pristine beauty in one of Florida's most picturesque places to go kayaking.