People flock to the beaches of New Smyrna to watch the beautiful dolphins that can be seen swimming in the coastal waters. But have you thought about sleeping right next to them? The Black Dolphin Inn is an award-winning hotel that is known for the frequent dolphin sightings right from its dock. It’s a beautiful Spanish-Isle boutique inn located right on the Indian River and Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, minutes from the beaches of New Smyrna. Their private fishing pier is utilized for not just catching fish, but spotting them as well. If that’s not a selling point, the rooms sure are. Its elegantly decorated suites have a unique style with spa-inspired bathrooms and outdoor terraces that will make you feel like a royal. The Black Dolphin received the 2014 TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award as one of the Top 10 Inns in the country, and you can see why. It’s also located in walking distance to the historic downtown and everything you’ll want to see. The Black Dolphin Inn is the place to stay.