Miami Luxury Yachting Guide

Considered by many to be the most Latin city north of Mexico, Miami is a boisterous metropolis that combines serious business and exquisite pleasures in equal measure. Resting on the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula and boasting glorious white sand beaches and water as clear as glass, this shimmering destination is the ultimate urban escape.

An incredible mix of Caribbean natives, Holocaust survivors and many other foreign-born inhabitants, Miami is one of the most diverse cities in the world with over 59% of the population originating elsewhere. Known as the capital of Latin America for both economic and cultural reasons, the buzzing hub known as Miami goes far beyond its notoriety as a shimmering mirage of sex and wealth.

A melding of the grandiose spirit inherent in American capitalism and the vibrant flair of the Latin and Caribbean cultures, Miami is a destination whose extravagance and elegant licentiousness never fails to impress.

Hot-spots
Whether you come to Miami for the spectacle or the sumptuous amenities, there is no doubt that any time spent in this seductive city will send your head spinning. Brimming with the cheerful energy and ambitious hunger of any thriving American city, Miami reputation for ‘hyper-extravagance’ is well-deserved, South Beach and Coconut Grove being two of the main hot spots.

South Beach
South Beach is Miami’s hot spot for pulsing nightlife, premier restaurants and fantastic shopping. 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. Ocean Drive, a gorgeous beachfront street, boasts the best of everything from cuisine to clothes.

Coconut Grove
Coconut Grove is the ultimate locale for those in need of some retail therapy: one of South Miami’s oldest settlements it has become one of the hottest shopping districts in the whole of the city. Boasting exquisite boutiques and high-end designers, this is the premier place for one-stop shopping.

Golf
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 pristing150 acre grounds of the Biltmore Hotel.

Nature and Wildlife
Families will adore the Miami Metro Zoo, a 740 acre enclosure featuring 81 exhibits and over 1306 specimens. 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.

Economic Powehouse
Although it enjoys a healthy reputation for being all fun and games, Miami holds the largest concentration of international banks in the United States and was named a Gamma world city due to its economic importance towards Latin America.

Miami

Miami

Explore other areas within Florida

  • Miami