This 40-acre Florida resort and yachting center complex is set off the main road, in the center of Fort Lauderdale's beach, shopping, nightclub, and restaurant districts. The ocean waterfront is across the street and the beach is accessible via a private walkway. Built in 1975, the family-friendly hotel comprises a 4-story marina building and a 16-story tower connected by a covered walkway.
The Bahia Mar's lobby offers a jewelry store and a resort shop that sells signature items and other resort-friendly goods. Dining options include an ocean-view restaurant, a poolside bar, and a deli. In-room dining is also available.
Other resort amenities include 24-hour fitness facilities, bicycle rentals, water taxi service, a heated outdoor swimming pool, and free WiFi access in public areas. The resorts own 250-slip marina offers 3,000 feet (0.9 kilometers) of parallel dockage and over 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) of floating docks with fueling. A marina store and dive shop are also on site while a cruise ship terminal is nearby.