The Saint Tropez of the United States, Miami is a city apart. Unlike any other destination in the country, Miami is renowned for its beautiful hotels, beautiful beaches and beautiful people.
Although known for its celebrity lifestyle Miami hosts a wide range of cultural pursuits, including important art and fashion events.
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Once a Spanish colony, Miami has flourished into a global center for finance, the arts and culture. With a massive increase in its population, Miami came to the fore in the 20th century attracting prominent individuals from all over the world to take up residence due to its warm climate and spectacular oceanfront location. On famous Miami Beach some of the world’s most unique and luxurious hotels reside and provide sultry backdrops for the global jet set.
The many beautiful waterways that dissect gleaming Miami see hundreds of superyachts, each more glamorous than the next, on their way to the next stylish venue accompanied by schools of dolphins and walrus. This is the preferred mode of transportation for Miami’s ostentatious elite. In the party capital of the United States you will watch the sunrise from one of these floating palaces or a stylish Miami Beach party, whatever your preference Miami will leave all your decadent requirements fulfilled.
Although known for its celebrity lifestyle Miami hosts a wide range of cultural pursuits, including important art and fashion events. In 1970, a few Basel gallerists put their passion and determination behind an ambitious vision, and now, over forty years later, Art Basel is recognized as the premier international art show, providing a platform for artists and gallerists from around the world.
At Art Basel Miami leading international galleries show work from masters of Modern and contemporary art as well as pieces by newly emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are displayed in the main exhibition hall, while ambitious artworks and performances become part of the landscape at nearby beaches, Collins Park and SoundScape Park.
Miami Boat Show is one of the largest in the world, encompassing all the major yacht and mega yacht producers. It is so large it is held in three locations. The Miami Boat Show sees some astronomic deals take place on a whole range of luxury yachts. Held in February every year if you have affection for yachts then you cannot miss this magnificent experience. Miami Fashion Week and the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Miami attract the fashion world’s leading figures and brands to Miami during which glamorous parties will be held alongside the star studded shows.
Beautiful people fly in from all over the world to revel late into the night in Miami’s famously hedonistic clubs and cocktail bars. Arkadia is the Fontainebleau Hotel’s newest addition brought to you by MMG Nightlife, the force behind the award-winning LIV nightclub. Arkadia thrives on the element of surprise. Intimate, sexy alcoves deliberately designed and arranged by celebrated visionary Francois Frossard, make it possible for guests to lose their sense of time and inhibitions. Evenings at Arkadia feature the world's top DJs, fashion installations by the most sought after designers and the unexpected frisky thrill synonymous with Fontainebleau nightlife.
Melding the allure of the historical Fontainebleau and contemporary entertainment, LIV Nightclub has redefined nightlife on Miami Beach. The quintessential nightspot, LIV fuses the appeal of an ultra exclusive lounge and a high-energy nightclub. With over 18,000 square feet of striking architectural design and lavish decor, LIV sets the stage for the ultimate nightlife experience. A voyeuristic design throughout the nightclub gives guests a bird's eye view of the celebrities, VIPs and Miami's most beautiful crowd.
If there is one club on Miami Beach synonymous with exclusivity, it is Mynt Lounge. During its seven-year reign the definitive Über lounge on the 2100 block of Collins has earned a reputation for the tightest door policy and most fabulous crowd in the Magic City. The list of celebrities that have passed through Mynt's doors would fill a dozen Rolodexes. Mynt never rests on its laurels. The club is completely refitted every summer, from carpets to light fittings, including new furniture and furnishings.
Fine Dining with a Miami Twist
Miami fine dining takes on an exotic flavour with Miami dinner institutions providing globally recognized excellence. For 101 years, no visit to Miami has been complete without stopping in at Joe’s Stone Crab. With a history quite unlike any other in the city and possibly in the country, this Miami dining staple has seen almost every famous 20th century American face walk through its doors, including Al Capone. Dripping with character it is not just the history that keeps customers coming back day after day it is also the exquisite seafood that has been perfected in this century old Miami institution.
Nobu Miami Beach is the Miami outpost of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa's new Japanese cuisine empire. Nobu draws upon his classical training at sushi bars in Tokyo and his life abroad in Peru, Argentina, and around the world to create a whole new trend in Japanese cuisine, bringing a burst of excitement to the already famed scene of Miami Beach.
The Setai Restaurant is amongst the very best of Miami’s fine dining institutions. Awarded best hotel restaurant in Miami, as well as, one of the greatest hotel restaurants in the World. The Setai Restaurant is also home to renowned pastry chef Sylvain Marrari, who in the classic art of French cuisine has spent years honing his skills to become a true master of the delicacy.
Miami Beach Luxury Hotel Experience
World famous Miami Beach is where the most luxurious hotels have taken up residence. Even with some recognizable names on the list of places to stay these hotels are unlike any others in the world. Located in the heart of South Beach and directly on the ocean, Delano is the ultimate world-class urban resort hotel and self-contained destination. In a completely original manipulation of space that blurs all “normal” distinctions, Delano boasts the first Indoor/Outdoor lobby, offering a seamless flow between a series of unique indoor and outdoor environments. Nine beautifully conceived areas are each distinct in form and function; yet together create the feel of an interwoven village where guests can find both a wealth of activity and a peaceful haven.
The Setai is an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach. Its design vision artfully combines the rich architectural history of the neighborhood and its cultural diversity with the International Art Deco movement, particularly its influence in Asia. The Art Deco landmark building was originally built between 1936 – 1938 as the famed Dempsey Vanderbilt Hotel. Next to it is our 40-story glass tower that surpasses all around it in elevation, views and design.
The self proclaimed ‘playground of cool’ W Hotel on South Beach combines edgy interiors with fantastic South Beach views. The W, as the destination for young trendsetters, has a pulsating party atmosphere in its minimalist public areas. However, your room will be an oasis of calm and an escape from the non-stop happenings of the most popular and well known part of Miami.