World famous Miami is widely associated with sunshine and beaches. Blue green seas, golden sand stretches, oceanfront promenades and the charming Art Deco of South Beach are as idyllic and inviting as it gets. Miami has developed tremendously in the recent years and has become a perfect combination of sea and sun, gastro excellence, shopping and arts in the vanguard. Let us suggest some different things we think you will enjoy seeing and exploring in Miami.
The obvious associations when thinking of Miami are beaches, music, nightlife and South Beach’s Art Deco district. In recent years, however, there has been a surge in cultural life and Miami has become an art destination. Built by acclaimed architects Herzog & Meuron, the PAMM’s building and interior décor are captivating in themselves, with its hanging gardens and terraces with sweeping views of Biscayne Bay.… Read more »
Brickell has become the hot spot in town and, if you are staying in Miami Beach, we highly recommend you leave it for a day, cross over the bridge and head towards downtown. Brickell is as classy as it is cool, with a lot to offer: strolls around Brickell Key, shopping at the recently inaugurated Brickell City Center and your pick of fantastic restaurants and… Read more »
Casa Casuarina was the mansion owned by Gianni Versace, and, sadly, where his tragic murder took place. Watch the series an “American Crime Story”, season “The Assassination of Gianni Versace”, and enjoy the Casa’s great scenes. Inspired by the Alcazar de Colón, home to the family of Christopher Columbus in Santo Domingo, it has now become a very luxurious, highly extravagant and opulent hotel. We… Read more »
Miami is renowned for its abundance of excellent shopping options. There are many shopping malls to pick from and we suggest the Bal Harbour Shops in the neighborhood of the same name, or the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables, pleasant options in which to spend your money and some relaxing time. Both have open-air sections, which makes shopping a lot more agreeable, as… Read more »
These are two must-do Miami neighborhoods. The Miami Design District is a perfect example of urban decay gone luxe. The area was once a pineapple grove and later became a rundown dangerous neighborhood, but in the late 90’s architects and designers collaborated and began a gentrification process, renovating and investing in the area. Today, the Miami Design District has risen to become a mecca for… Read more »