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The Best Waterfront Hotels

Transferring your Bilt points to World of Hyatt or IHG Rewards opens up a world of amazing hotel choices. We have selected some of our favorite Hyatt and IHG Rewards waterfront properties that we cannot wait to book with our Bilt Points. Hotel rooms start at 15,000 points per night.

Baha Mar

1. Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

Rooms start at 20,000 Points per night

A luxury oceanfront resort in Nassau, Bahamas, the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is situated on 1,000 acres overlooking the world's famous white sand Cable Beach. The picturesque destination has over 2,300 rooms and more than 40 restaurants and lounges. The resort also features the largest casino in the Caribbean, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Royal Blue Golf Course, an incredible spa, and over 30 luxury retail outlets.

If you want to get in touch with your adventurous side, head over to the recently opened water park, Baha Bay. Guests staying at one of the three Baha Mar properties will have unlimited access to the water park’s 24 water slides, infinity pools, lazy river, and surf simulator, as well as culinary experiences, private cabanas, and more. Baha Bay is designed to perfectly fuse relaxing island chill with exhilarating fun.

2. Intercontinental Presidente Cancun Resort

Rooms start at 60,000 points per night.

Intercontinental hotels are regarded around the world as fantastic luxury properties that provide a relaxing oasis in both city and resort locations. The Presidente Cancun is no exception as the Caribbean front hotel in Cancun’s hotel zone is newly renovated with standard rooms, executive rooms including access to the club lounge, and spacious suites overlooking the Caribbean.

Laze the day away by the pool, explore surrounding Mayan culture, and hit the Cancun nightlife after the sun goes down.

3. 7 Pines Ibiza

Rooms start at 30,000 points per

If 7 Pines Ibiza isn't on your bucket list, it will be after reading this. This majestic resort on Spain's party island is the epitome of luxury. This all-suite resort rests on a cliff-top, overlooking unobstructed views of the Mediterranean Sea and the rocky island of Es Vedrà. All of the 185 suites feature a terrace or balcony with views to either the gardens, the resort, or the sea — some even have their own pool. On the grounds, you’ll find two swimming pools, 5 restaurants and bars, and award-winning wellness & spa.

If you’re looking for privacy or trying to book a dope bachelor or bachelorette party, check out renting one of their villas. You’ll be treated to 5-star service on top of access to the entire resort's amenities.

4. Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa Grand Cayman

Rooms start at 70,000 points per night.

Grand Cayman’s first-ever lifestyle resort is located on a world-famous seven-mile beach with an open-air design that stays with you indoors and out, with water vistas at every turn, and winding gardens that lead to secret sanctuaries, social gathering places, pristine pools, and of course, the Caribbean Sea.

Routinely named in the top resorts in the Caribbean, the Kimpton property has become a favorite redemption for those holding IHG Rewards points.

5. Grand Hyatt Kauai

Rooms start at 25,000 points per night

Say aloha to paradise. Oceanview dining, pools, a saltwater lagoon, rooms with private lanais, a championship golf course, and a spa that will make you forget about your stresses back home — need we say more? Check out The Heritage Trail hike which starts at the hotel and is a great hike along the coast.

Not only will this luxurious beachfront resort blow you away with its impressive grounds, but the dining at the resort will definitely satisfy your palate. The resort features five restaurants offering island-inspired dishes, featuring fresh seafood and steak, sushi, American or Italian cuisine — all with water views.

6. Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

Rooms start at 15,000 points per night

Enjoy panoramic views of the beach, San Diego Bay, and city views when you stay at this Hyatt property in the heart of downtown San Diego. Take a dip in one of the two rooftop pools or grab a partner and try your hand at a game of tennis on the outdoor courts. The hotel is within walking distance of the dining and shopping-filled neighborhoods, the Gaslamp District, and Seaport Village. Make sure to check out Puesto next door for the most delicious tacos and margaritas.

7. Kimpton Surfcomber Miami South Beach

Rooms start at 60,000 points per night.

When looking to book a hotel on South Beach, the Surfcomber is routinely brought up in conversation. The Atlantic Ocean is steps from the pool area and the hotel is located in the heart of South Beach with everything from shopping to nightlight an easy walk from the hotel.

The hotel is recently renovated with Art Deco charisma and has everything from private pool cabanas to bright and airy accommodations. The Kimpton also offers curated day life activities that inspire your playful side. Enjoy a craft cocktail at The Social Club, or dine beneath the stars at High Tide Beach Bar and Grill, ocean waves soundtrack included.

8. Wild Dunes Resort

Rooms start at 20,000 points per night

If Charleston is on your bucket list for this summer or fall, don't ignore this incredible Hyatt resort. Located on 1,600 acres, the resort offers everything from oceanfront suites to unique vacation rentals — all steps away from the beach and exciting amenities. When you stay at Charleston's island resort on Isle of Palm, you’ll have access to golf, tennis, spas, restaurants, and miles of white-sand beaches.

While the hotel has enough activities to keep you occupied all day, if you want to explore the restaurants, nightlife, and historical areas of downtown Charleston, you’re a quick Uber or drive away.

 

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