Considered the capital of Florida in all but name, the glittering waterfront city of Miami has it all. Glamour, fame, charisma and romance - Miami’s state-of-the-art marinas, world-class shopping and vibrant nightlife serves as a magnet for the world yachting elite.
Whatever you are searching for, Miami is sure to have the answer. Boasting a world renowned arts district, streets lined with top designer names and 5 star hotels, white sandy beaches and lively bars and clubs, Miami is in many ways symbolic of the vibrant flair and grandiose spirit America is known for on the global stage.
The hot spots and must-sees of Miami are almost too numerous to list, and it is virtually impossible to spend a day in this vibrant metropolis without having to return for more tastes of its dynamic and multifaceted attractions. Shopping in Miami is top of the list of attractions, largely considered unrivalled anywhere else in the world in terms of its many sprawling and glamorous malls. The Miami Design District is the ultimate locale for those in need of some retail therapy: just 5 miles from the hotspot of South Beach, the Design District has become one of the hottest shopping districts in the whole of the city. Boasting all of the biggest names in fashion, this labyrinthine array of palm-tree studded streets and high-end boutiques is the premier place for one-stop shopping in Miami. Shoppers can also hit Coconut Grove for a scenic array of shops set against a soothing backdrop of swaying palms and water features to ease the retail therapy along.
South Beach is Miami’s hot spot for pulsing nightlife and premier restaurants. Its Art Deco Historic District is packed with buildings constructed in the early 1900’s whose sleek, retro styling have influenced buildings the world around.
The Faena Arts District located in historic Collins Avenue from 32nd to 36th Street epitomises everything that makes up the glamorous cultural DNA of Miami. In the heart of Miami Beach, the Faena District is a glimmering array of gorgeous properties, a resort hotel, destination shopping and trendy multi-use arts venues.
Culture-seeking travellers will also be enticed by the Faena Arts District, located in historic Collins Avenue from 32nd to 36th Street, a trendy area epitomising everything that makes up the glamorous cultural DNA of Miami. In the heart of Miami Beach, the Faena District is a glimmering array of gorgeous properties, a resort hotel, destination shopping and trendy multi-use arts venues.
Those desiring outdoor activities won’t have to look too far: golfing enthusiasts will adore the magnificent 18-hole golf course designed by Donald Ross resting on the pristine 150 acre grounds of the Biltmore Hotel. Families will adore the Zoo Miami, a 740 acre enclosure featuring 81 exhibits and over 1306 specimens. Of course, Miami is also famous for its treasure trove of beaches, which set against its iconic skyline form a unique part of its idol. Aside from the iconic South Beach and Miami Beach, there are a number of more remote spots to while away an afternoon in the glamorous city, including Sunny Isles Beach and South Pointe Park Pier. Miami is also a stone’s throw from some incredible outdoor attractions of the southeast; naturalists will want to head west to the inimitable Everglades, a seriously unique ecosystem of flooded wetlands that will astound even the most seasoned traveller. Further south intrepid explorers will discover the sultry mangrove forests and shimmering sandbars of the Florida Keys, a string of lush and inviting islands that offer the best in luxurious relaxation.