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New Smyrna Beach HotelsUnder the bright Florida sun lies 13 miles of white sandy beach and clear blue waters, making up the beachfront area of New Smyrna Beach. Rich with marine life and surrounded by miles of sand dunes; it’s a peaceful and picturesque area whether you want to hike or just laze on the beach. Inland you’ll find a unique and quirky town with a strong emphasis on the arts, and quaint, independent stores. Things to seeAt the northern end of the peninsula, you’ll find Smyrna Dunes Park. Take the mile and a half walk along the boardwalk and you may spot turtles hiding amongst the dunes, and perhaps even see dolphins splashing playfully in the sea. Throughout the walk you’ll see signs teaching you about the wildlife of the area and sights you should look out for. On a strip of land off the coast you’ll find Turtle Mound Archeological Site, with wild, unspoiled beaches, sea turtle egg mounds, and opportunities for shrimping and fishing. Callalisa Park is a great place to go boating, with calm waters that can lead you as far as the Atlantic Ocean. Flagler Avenue Park is a great place to enjoy the seafront views, with arcades and attractions, market stalls, and benches along the palm tree-lined streets. Hidden Lakes Golf Club is surrounded by mature oak trees and offers acres of rolling green course in peaceful surroundings. Hotels in
New Smyrna BeachNew Smyrna Beach hotels offer 2 to 3 star accommodation, with most resorts close to the beach. Many hotels have outdoor pools, spa tubs, laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and complimentary parking. Those travelling with children will also be pleased to see the extra amenities in rooms such as cable television, DVD players, rollaway beds microwaves and refrigerators, irons, and bathtubs. Some hotels have marinas where you can dock if travelling by boat, as well as convenient on-site facilities such as restaurants, bars, gift shops, and newsstands. Where to stayThe downtown area of New Smyrna Beach is full of colorful souvenir shops, and you’ll often find market stalls set up alongside the swaying palm trees with local foods and homemade crafts on display. Turnbull Bay is a pleasant and leafy area with golf courses and exclusive resorts. You’ll find plenty of outdoor activities such as horse riding available in the area, with well-mapped out trails taking you down peaceful, shaded roads. How to get to New Smyrna BeachDaytona Beach International Airport is only half an hour drive from New Smyrna Beach, with many visitors picking up a rental car or taxi to get to their hotel. There’s also a local bus service which runs from the airport to the downtown area of New Smyrna Beach. Daytona Beach also has a Greyhound station, as well as several smaller coach companies offering tours of the area. There are also plenty of marinas around the New Smyrna Beach for those who are planning to arrive by boat.