Miami Beach Travel Guide
A formerly hardscrabble spot has been transformed with light towers and artfully arranged dune grass. Sunset at the newly revitalized zone at the tip of South Beach is filled with joggers and strollers.
The oldest yoga studio in Miami Beach, Synergy Center for Yoga and the Healing Arts offers more than 50 yoga classes each week. Instruction is available in a variety of disciplines, including ashtanga vinyasa and kid’s yoga.
Housed inside the Delano Hotel, this ultra-chic bar attracts the glitterati with its Venetian chandeliers, rose-hued walls, and pricey cocktails.
Miami has outdone itself once again: a 26,000-square-foot rooftop nightclub — one of the largest in the Americas — heats up the roof of the oceanfront Perry South Beach (formerly the Gansevoort Miami Beach).
A shoulder massage comes with a shave and cut, plus a drink is included with everything from beard trimming to nail grooming.
What to Expect: The palm-studded beach encompasses more than nine miles of the east coast of the barrier island that holds this narrow city; as the matching names imply, the city and the beach are fully intertwined.
Headquartered in Key Biscayne, Club Nautico provides powerboat and yacht rentals for those looking to explore the waters off the coast of Miami. The powerboats carry up to 12 passengers, while the yachts accommodate up to 500.
Covering the grounds behind the Shore Club Hotel, the SkyBar is a magnet for celebrities and locals with enough cache to get in the door.
Owned by Miami’s famed Opium Group, this 40,000-square-foot nightclub is a magnet for A-list celebrities and the city’s fashionable set.
More than a parking lot, 11 11 Lincoln Road is an open-air raw-concrete structure with, depending on which floor you happen to be on, seven- to 34-foot ceilings, as well as numerous hip retail shops and restaurants.
Part museum, library, and research facility, the Wolfsonian Museum at Florida International University houses a collection of 120,000 pieces dating 1885 through 1945.
Part of the Collins Park Cultural Center, the Bass Museum of Art houses more than 3,000 works from around the world. The museum is located inside a former Art Deco library, with a modern wing and sculpture garden designed by famed Japanese architect Arata Isozaki.
The center of Miami Beach nightlife, Lenny Kravitz’s updated 1950s Cuban–style lounge has live music (played on a Lucite grand piano) and Latin-inspired drinks.
Based out of Miami Beach, this company leads half-day bike tours of the city’s famed Art Deco District. In addition to the bike rental, the cost of the excursion also includes a helmet, refreshments, and the services of an expert guide.
Housed inside the Sterling Building on the Lincoln Road Mall, Books & Books is a locally owned bookstore specializing in art, design, and architecture books.