3 Days In Miami Beach

With year-round sun and gorgeous weather, Miami Beach is one of those places that is famous for not only its rich history, but also fashion and entertainment, making it the perfect destination for those looking for a cultural getaway, a beach one, and entertainment location or a little bit of everything.

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There are so many places to stay that we had a hard time picking just one so we’re offering a few options.

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Cadillac Hotel & Beach Club

Unlike other boutique Miami Beach hotels with ocean views, they believe that one of the most transformational experiences of travel is connecting to the locals who give the area personality.

Celino Hotel

Gorgeously manicured but not overly fussy. Party, naturally. This hotel is the new-fashioned oceanfront hideaway tucked into the scene of Ocean Drive.

Como Metropolitan

This beauty overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Guests have immediate access to iconic South Beach and the city’s dining, shopping and entertainment highlights.  

Day 1

Grab an authentic Cuban Cafecito and breakfast at David’s Café. Yes, it’s the David’s Café from Scarface but in a new and modern location.

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Continue with an Art Deco tour. The Art Deco District is only one-square mile, and some of the most dramatic buildings overlook the beach on Ocean Drive, so exploring is easy!

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Stop by The Lincoln Eatery, a group of 16 fast-casual, artisan, and grab-&-go concepts in a space that reflects the fast-paced vibe emerging in Miami Beach’s expanded Lincoln Road district. Then head over to the beach for an afternoon lounge in the sun. Don’t forget your sunscreen though! Soak up the rays at South Pointe Park and stroll along the boardwalk and the beach.

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For the evening, check out The Broken Shaker. Escape into this backyard oasis and revel in the Tales of Cocktail’s award-winning Best American Hotel Bar..

Day 2

Start with brunch at the Palace Bar where brunch comes not only with mimosas, but also with a drag show. Make sure you have reservations as they tend to get pretty booked up.

Get in on all the wellness action, including yoga and fitness classes on the beach from 3rd Street Beach Yoga. Explore South Beach’s wellness pocket neighborhood where you can will find a ton of quick healthy bites, boutique gyms, and other gems.

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Dine inside the iconic Versace Mansion at Casa Casuarina. The Villa was originally built in 1930 by the architect, author, and philanthropist, Alden Freeman. Mr. Freeman was the heir to the Standard Oil fortune. In 1992, The Villa was purchased by the famous Italian fashion designer, Gianni Versace. Today the Villa operates as a luxury boutique hotel, restaurant and event venue.

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Day 3

Start off the day with brunch at Planta, an upscale, plant-based restaurant that has relinquished the use of any animal products. Perfect for vegans and non-vegans as it offers a variety of options to make the non-vegans forget about their meat cravings.

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Stop at the The Bass Museum, home to colorful exhibits by Paola Pivi (multi-colored polar bears), Aaron Curry (graffiti style art) and The Haas Brothers (fun, playful pieces). Talk about Insta-worthy opportunities here!

Once you’ve got your share of culture and perfect selfies, head over to The Alchemist for some shopping adventures. This architecturally stunning store is a retail concept that brings together the synergetic cultural world of fashion, design, art and architecture.
End the night with dinner at Sweet Liberty, a hip restaurant where classic & unique cocktails are paired with American bites like lobster rolls.

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