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DISCOVER AN OCEANFRONT URBAN OASIS

Explore a new world, or just leave your old one behind, when you stay at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, one of the landmark Miami hotels located on the beach and Collins Avenue. The hotel’s oceanfront location is also just steps from exciting Lincoln Road luxurious South of Fifth neighborhood, and the world-renowned sights, historical attractions, museums, incomparable beaches, cultural wonders and South Beach restaurants that make this thriving, multicultural city so electric.

Wynwood Walls

The Wynwood Walls has brought the world's greatest artists working in the graffiti and street art genre to Miami. The area also features boutiques and dining.

Distance: 5.3 miles/15 minutes

Art Deco Historic District

Miami’s Art Deco Historic District boasts colorful buildings, interesting décor elements, intricate details and a century-old history that offers a glimpse into a bygone era.

Distance: 0.8 miles/7 minutes

Little Havana

Miami’s vibrant Cuban heart, known for authentic Cuban dining and Latin American art and music.

Distance: 9.2 miles/27 minuets

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

Vizcaya was created as James Deering’s subtropical winter home in the 1910s and today is a National Historic Landmark with beautiful maintained gardens and sweeping views of Biscayne Bay.

Distance: 11.7 miles/25 minutes

Bass Museum

Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum, focusing on exhibitions of international contemporary art. Mid-career and established artists reflect the spirit and international character of Miami Beach.

Distance: 0.6 miles/4 minutes

Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

A modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries, housed in a stunning building along Biscayne Bay.

Distance: 4.5 miles/22 minutes

Ancient Spanish Monastery

Originally constructed in Segovia, Spain, this monastery was purchased in the early 20th century by William Randolph Hearst and transported in pieces to the United States. In the 1950s, it was reassembled on its current location, and has welcomed visitors ever since.

Distance: 12.4 miles/37 minutes

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Miami’s foremost contemporary art institution making contemporary art accessible to diverse audiences.

Distance: 10.7 miles/35 minutes

South Pointe Park and Pier

The southernmost point of Miami Beach offers a pier and observation deck with stunning views of the ocean, Biscayne Bay, the Port of Miami and downtown.

Distance: 2 miles/13 minutes

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden is dedicated to native plant conservation in South Florida and exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants.

Distance: 16.4 miles/47 minutes

Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

Hands on science museum for guests of all ages, with a three-level aquarium and planetarium.

Distance: 4.5 miles/22 minutes

The Miami Riverwalk

Beginning at Bayfront Park and ending at the Southwest 2nd Street bridge, the area offers beautiful views and some of Miami’s best dining

Distance: 8.1 miles/24 minutes

Miami Children’s Museum

One of the ten largest children’s museums in the United States, with hands on exhibits on engaging subjects.

Distance: 4.7 miles/16 minutes

Miami Seaquarium

A large, modern aquarium with permanent exhibits, periodic shows and special tours and experiences.

Distance: 12 miles/26 minutes

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area

Scenic beach, walking and bicycle trails wind through native vegetation. Don’t miss the historic lighthouse that is Florida’s oldest structure. Open daily for tours.

Distance: 16.2 miles/35 minutes

Everglades Safari Park

This one-of-a-kind park offers an alligator farm and show, guided airboat rides, jungle trail, and interpretive center.

Distance: 33.6 miles/41 minutes

Lincoln Road

This marvelous Art Deco pedestrian promenade designed by Morris Lapidus (the hotel’s architect) is one of South Beach's most charming shopping districts and a cherished source of people watching.

Distance: .85 miles/3 minutes

Miami Design District

Creative neighborhood and designer shopping district featuring unique art, galleries and restaurants.

Distance: 6.1 miles/22 minutes

Brickell City Centre

Downtown shopping, dining and entertainment with four levels of luxury shopping.

Distance: 8.3 miles/25 minutes

Upper Buena Vista

Crafted around beautiful old trees, Upper Buena Vista is a collection of expertly curated micro shops anchored by a full-service restaurant and lounge. 

Distance: 6.6 miles/21 minutes

Bal Harbour Shops

Bal Harbour is the place to find the best of the best. This exquisite collection of designer boutiques and restaurants in a tropical garden setting is reason enough to leave the beach.

Distance: 7.28 miles/16 minutes 

American Airlines Arena

Miami’s premiere entertainment arena seats 20,000 and is home to the NBA's Miami HEAT, and hosts high-profile concerts, family shows and special events.

Contact: (786) 777-1000 | Distance: 5.77 miles/12 minutes | Website

Crandon Park Beach

Find plenty of recreational opportunities along the three-mile-long, lagoon-style beach featuring 13 lifeguard towers, beachfront playground, picnic facilities, volleyball rentals and softball fields.

Contact: (305) 361-5421 | Distance: 16.76 miles/32 minutes

Dolphin Stadium

Home to Major League baseball's Florida Marlins, NFL's Miami Dolphins and a variety of concerts and community events.

Distance: 18.13 miles/25 minutes

Everglades National Park

The third largest national park in the Continental United States encompassing 1.5 million acres of rare and beautiful ecosystems, the park contains a visitor center, nature trails, full-service marina, boat-launching ramps, boat rentals and camping facilities.

Contact: (305) 242-7700 | Distance: 51.37 miles/1 hour | Website

Jungle Island

Next to the picturesque cruise ships, Parrot Jungle Island features remarkable parrot shows, a Serpentarium and Jungle Theater, an Everglades Habitat and open interactive aviaries all nestled on a lush tropical island. Jungle Island is an interactive zoological park in Watson Island. It is located just east of Downtown Miami. The theme park's landmark are its sails covering the Jungle Theater, an arena where visitors encounter wildlife from all over the world. Come face to face with a 900-pound liger, a cross between a lion and a tiger. The park is also home to a trained bird show at the Parrot Bowl, and an exhibition of reptiles, penguins, flamingos and other animals at the Serpentarium. The park's "Everglades Habitat" recreates the ecosystem of the Florida Everglades, featuring much of the natural flora and fauna found in the natural environment.

Contact: (305) 400-7000 | Distance: 4.2 miles/10 minutes | Website

Miami Beach Golf Club

Premier golf destination located in the heart of historic Miami Beach, with 128 acres of lush fairways and perfectly manicured greens; masterfully designed by Arthur Hills/Steve Forrest & Associates in 2002; 18-hole, Par 72, 6,800 yards from the back tees with Paspalum turf.

Contact: (305) 532-3350 | Distance: 1.67 miles/5 minutes | Website

Miami Seaquarium

Enjoy 38 acres of entertainment, great shows and exhibits. The aquarium is the home of Lolita, the Killer Whale and TV superstar, Flipper. Marvel at the sea lions, dolphin performances, Nile crocodiles and indigenous fish.

Contact: (305) 361-5705 | Distance: 11.89 miles/22 minutes | Website

Monkey Jungle

Monkey Jungle is considered an innovator of many of the concepts currently seen in the design of zoological parks. It is home to nearly 400 primates, most running free on a 30 acre reserve and is one of the few protected habitats for endangered primates in the United States and the only one that the general public can explore. A total of 30 species of primates are represented at Monkey Jungle including gibbons, guenons, spider monkeys and colobus.

Contact: (305) 235-1611 | Website

Richard Petty Driving Experience

This ultra-modern facility hosts all forms of major auto racing events, including the Ford Championship Weekend in November and the Grand Prix of Miami.

Contact: 800-237-3889 | Distance: 40 miles/51 minutes | Website

The Biltmore Golf Club

Designed by Donald Ross in 1925, this course features an 18-hole, Par 71, 6,642 yards from back tees.

Contact: (305) 460-5366 | Distance: 14.16 miles/25 minutes | Website

The Fillmore

Located in the Art Deco District and adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center; the theater is the showcase for an array of performers and production companies, including the Miami City Ballet, the Miami Beach Broadway Series and contemporary entertainers.

Contact: (305) 673-7300 | Distance: .34 miles/1 minute | Website

Zoo Miami

Experience the wonders of tropical America at the zoo's newest interactive exhibit - Dr. Wilde's World - featuring walks on the wild side among rare, endangered animals in a cage-less environment.

Contact: (305) 255-5551 | Distance: 26.86 miles/36 minutes | Website