Relax in the south Florida sun at our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Fort Lauderdale. You'll soon be hailing a water taxi to zip between waterfront shops and exploring Fort Lauderdale's beaches, from bustling seaside promenades to secluded stretches of white sand.
Guests of our Fort Lauderdale hotels can hop aboard the Water Bus and cruise the 300 miles of canals in and around the city. With a day pass for unlimited sailing, you can easily tour chic South Florida neighborhoods and shuttle to the city's best entertainment and shopping venues. Make a stop at Port Everglades to view the colossal cruise ships en route to sunny Caribbean destinations. Enjoy a lazy afternoon on your beach blanket spread out on the city's gleaming sands. Hollywood Beach attracts scensters, skaters and strollers to its boardwalk lined with kitschy souvenir shops. John U. Lloyd Beach State Park draws nesting sea turtles and swimmers with its wide expanse of beach and calm waters.
Strappy sandals, bathing suits and brightly-colored batik sarongs fill shop windows along Las Olas Boulevard, while galleries sell watercolor scenes of peaceful seashores and graceful sailboats. Stop at a patio café in the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment district for an afternoon drink at umbrella-shaded tables, or fill up on fresh-caught grouper and rock lobster. Our hotels in Fort Lauderdale are near high-energy dance clubs and romantic beachfront bars mixing citrus martinis and salt-rimmed margaritas.
Stay at our Holiday Inn Express hotels in Fort Lauderdale for a relaxing south Florida getaway and sultry evenings scented with an ocean breeze. Play in the refreshing Atlantic surf, fill up on Florida's freshest seafood, or tee off at one of 50 area golf courses with greens fees to fit any budget, all near our Fort Lauderdale hotels.