LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. Conde Nast Top Resorts in Florida. This beachfront resort is a "classic Florida beauty filled with easy elegance." Baleen serves dinner inside or outside by the ocean and has "delicious, well-prepared Gulf Coast food and service." Staff are "attentive and willing to help in any situation that may arise." The "impeccably kept grounds" include coconut palms, tiki torches, and a fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chairs.