Offering intrepid travelers world-class shopping, legendary beaches, endless sunshine and 300 miles of waterways, Fort Lauderdale is playfully known as the "Venice of America." W Fort Lauderdale lies in the center of it all, occupying some of South Florida's most pristine coastline and placing guests near the many things to do in the Fort Lauderdale area.
Fly over the waves windsurfing and jet skiing or dive below the sea to explore fascinating underwater life. Reel in the big fish or rake 'em in at the casino. Tee off at championship golf courses or zoom across the Everglades in a hydro craft. Watch the area's professional sports teams, from Marlins and Dolphins to Panthers and Heat, and even go loco at Jai-Alai. Go from your beach chair to your room in just minutes, then step out to Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk District for theater and sizzling nightlife.
Here for work? A large portfolio of Fortune 500 and blue chip companies are a short drive away. Mix business with pleasure and have a ton of fun in the sun whether you're exploring posh nosh, sizzling at salsa, sailing into the sunset or playing beach blanket bingo. Winding down or gearing up, there's always something to do in Fort Lauderdale. Arriving to your escape has never been easier, with three international airports only a short drive away - Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International (FTL) 7 miles, Miami International (MIA) 32 miles, and Palm Beach International (PBI) 46 miles.