Near Miami Springs
La Quinta Inn & Suites Miami Airport East is less than 3 miles from MIA and a 15-minute drive from PortMiami. You can tee off less than 3 miles away at Miami Springs Golf and Country Club, home of the original Miami Open.
If the weather's fine, you can spend a day at Grapeland Water Park, just 2 miles away. There are pools of all sizes and a beach for sunning and picnicking. You can ride an inflatable tube down Buccaneer River Ride.
The hotel offers free airport transportation, as well as a one-way shuttle to PortMiami. You can awake to free breakfast in the morning, and parking is free. For relaxation, the outdoor pool and the fitness center are top spots.
When you've had enough sun, you can relax in front of the cable TV with premium channels. Rooms have free WiFi for those must-send e-mails and teamakers for pre-bedtime drinks.