Miami is a feast for all senses. Light pastel colors, aqua blue ocean views, pomegranate pink sunsets, lively Cuban cafés and Latin rhythms – Days in Miami feel more vibrant. The strong Latin and Caribbean influence is creating the exotic flair and vivid energy that can be felt all over this multicultural city. Chic beach boutique hotels, stylish culinary restaurants and an eclectic nightlife are attracting beautiful people from all over the world and render Miami an international center of life, entertainment & arts.
– A Guide to ” The Magic City”.
Life is a Beach
It is not without reason that Miami is called “The American Riviera”. The coast of Miami is lined with beautiful beach hotels offering lavish pool decks, tropical landscapes and breathtaking oceanfront vistas. From grand oceanfront resorts to small boutique properties, from budget-friendly to truly opulent – Miami`s beach hotels leave nothing to be desired. Even if you have decided to save money by staying elsewhere, a day pass at a luxury resort adds some unforgettable experiences to your South Beach adventure.
Only steps away from the beach and minutes from Lincoln Road and South Beach’s Ocean Drive is the new AC Hotel Miami Beach located. As one of the newest boutique hotels in Miami Beach, AC Hotel is effortlessly blending contemporary style and cosmopolitan sophistication. Chic design and modern technologies are complementing the light architecture of the European inspired design hotel. The rooftop pool, seemingly ending in the vast ocean, is the perfect place to soak up Miami`s sun.
With Cuba only a stone`s throw away, the Latin neighborhood Little Havana is an authentic piece of Miami`s Hispanic flair. Characterized by its street life, with restaurants, music and other cultural activities, Little Havana is the best-known neighborhood for Cuban exiles in the world. Along it`s famous Calle Ocho, authentic Latin shops, Cuban restaurants cigar shops have settled. Little Havana has evolved to a destination not only for Cuban-Americans, but to a home for immigrants from all over Central and South America – A majority of the population is still speaking entirely in Spanish.
Pomegranate Pink Sunsets
Wynwood of Miami is what is the Arts District for Los Angeles. Colorful large-scale murals adorn neglected warehouses and shuttered factories, creating one of the largest open-air street-art installations in the world. The influence and relevance of the growing arts community in Wynwood is undeniable and attracts businesses of all types. Stylish bars, cafés healthy eateries and other creative businesses are sucesfully opening their doors and render the district popularity especially among young people. As the area gets more and more attention, Wynwood has also made a name for itself as the go-to place for an alternative and more cultural nightlife in the City of Miami .
A colorful feast of art
The beautiful Art Deco Architecture is what renders Miami it`s special retro flair. South Beach’s Art Deco District claims the largest concentration of 1920s and 1930s architecture in the world. In the 70s however, the art deco architecture, of which many is centered around Ocean Drive, was almost demolished. Thanks to a last minute citizens initiative, visitors from all over the world can marvel the pastel palaces today. A lot of the precious architecture is under monumental protection nowadays, allowing a time journey back in history – and to revel in Miami’s retro-fabulous style.
Miami’s retro-fabulous style
The Wynwood based Latin Bar El Patio is a great place to soak up funky Latin vibes. With a shabby-chic decor of lounging vintage sofas, greens and chains of lights, this outdoor spot creates the atmosphere of a beautiful patio. Old-school vintage salsa, mixed with electronic music, Bachata and Reggaeton are enjoyed by a mixed crowd all over from South and Central America. The place starts off as a bar, but ends the night as a vibrant party with eclectic Latin music and great drinks. Even if you are not a dancer, you will dance the night away – I promise.
Funky Latin Vibes
El Patio. 167 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127.
Bodega is one of South Beach`s trendiest taquerias. With a tricked out taco truck interior, the “rock-n-roll taco stand” hands out Tacos, Tortas and Mexican inspired beverages to satisfy any lunch or late-night taco cravings. If you walk through the ‘secret’ bathroom door, you will enter a whole new world – discover a hidden bar and nightclub where Latin Hip Hop booms out of speakers and bartenders are sliding margaritas over the counter. Bodega spices up the line of sleek South Beach luxury hotels & clubs – check out this cool spot.
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila. 1220 16th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
CVI.CHE 105 is an upper scale Peruvian restaurant, where the quality of food is valued in an unprecedented way. The restaurant has turned into a known hotspot in South Florida mostly due to it`s fabulous cheviche. The popular Latin American seafood dish that originated from Peru is typically made from fresh raw fish cured in lime juice, seasoned with chopped onions and cilantro. The comprehensive menu of CVI.CHE 105, however, offers generous portions of numerous excellent Peruvian specialties including rice, seafood, or steak dishes. For anyone who is overwhelmed by the variety of choices, the attentive service provides helpful tips. Besides it`s striking quality of food, the restaurant impresses with a tasteful design – a successful mix of modernity and Peruvian tradition. Excellent food, super service combined with a stylish ambience and great music, a dinner could not be more perfect.
A mix of modernity and Peruvian tradition
CVI.CHE 105 | Downtown Miami
105 NE 3rd Ave, Miami, FL 33132
CVI.CHE 105 | South Beach
1245 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The healthy organic fast food restaurant Grown was opened by former Miami Heat player Ray Allen.