A Weekend in Miami
- LOOSEN UP
Start the day with a massage at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, South Beach. Then, head to South Pointe Park with its jogging path, kid’s playground, fishing pier and amazing view of the ocean, Fisher Island and Miami skyline.
- BRIGHT & EARLY
Stick around at the beach to feel the sand between your toes and get a few photos of the colorful lifeguard stands, which were designed by architect William Lane after many were destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
- LUXURY LIVING
Stroll over to South of Fifth, a high-end neighborhood with water on three sides, shopping and dining worthy of any gourmand’s praise.
- SHOPPER’S PARADISE
The city’s newest shopping destination, Upper Buena Vista is filled with massive trees, boutiques and globally inspired lounges borrowing from Colombia, Turkey, Zanzibar, Italy and other destinations.
- LEISURELY MEAL
Cap the day with dinner at Vista restaurant. Standouts from the all-day menu include calamari fritti with sesame salt, pickles and yuzu sabayon; maltagliati brisket and poblano pesto gnocchi with poblano peppers.
- MORNING JOLT
Head to Wynwood for a traditional Cuban cafecito at Miam Café, The Salty Donut or Suite Havana Café.
- ART AL FRESCO
Since 2009, Wynwood Walls has been an homage to street art showcasing some of the world’s best graffiti artists. While you can stroll around on your own, a guided tour offers an inside perspective.
- BUILT BY DESIGN
Find luxury shopping, modern architecture and imaginative interiors stores in Miami’s Design District. Near Wynwood, the former pineapple farm is now the city’s go-to shopping destination and home to several museums and celebrity chef restaurants.
- NIGHT FOR NOSTALGIA
Little Havana’s Ball & Chain has been showcasing the likes of Billie Holiday, Count Basie and Chet Baker since it opened in 1935. Today, they continue to showcase great live music and make some of Miami’s best mojitos.
- SWEET ENDING
Walk a few doors down to Azucar Ice Cream company where options reflect classic Cuban flavors.
- BREAKFAST BY THE BEACH
Take a refreshing morning dip in the ocean followed by breakfast on the beach-view terrace at Fuego y Mar.
- THE ART OF EXPLORATION
Begin your tour of the city’s cultural venues at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). The collection of modern and contemporary art is housed in a stunning building designed by Herzog & de Meuron.
- ALL ACCESS
The Rubbell Family Collection (RFC) is one of the world’s largest privately owned contemporary art collections with works from well-known artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Jeff Koons, Cady Noland, Yayoi Kusama, Cindy Sherman and Kara Walker.
- SET SAIL
Wind down the day with a sunset boat ride in Biscayne Bay, whether a romantic sail with champagne in hand or an adventurous tour of the islands.