Miami Beach is known as the sexiest place ever to go on vacations. This is the place to find beautiful people, celebrities, and much more. But there’s not all. Miami Beach is best known for its crazy and hot nights as well. So, iIf you’re visiting the city for Maison et Objet Americas, you need to know which are the best places to go when the sun goes down!
Your Miami “To-Do” list probably includes getting loads of fresh air, taking in the view of the city skyline you’ve seen in so many movies and photos, and, most likely, partying and taking advantage of Miami’s many nightlife adventures. Why not check all of those off your list by spending an evening, a happy hour, or just grabbing a drink at one of Miami’s spectacular rooftop bars?
You should first know that rooftop nightlife in Miami Beach isn’t technically always at night. You’ll find pool parties, DJs, and cocktail hours all day and night around here with just about any kind of vibe you can imagine. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a Bacardi® Mojito, the official cocktail of Miami & The Beaches, any time of the day. Whether you’re looking for a post-beach cocktail, a 360 view with a five-star menu to match, a fashion-forward or a chill crowd Miami has it all.
Before heading out for cocktails and dancing consider that many of these spots serve food as well as drinks. Go hungry or go out to eat at a rooftop restaurant to make the most of the luxurious Miami weather from winter to summer. Two recommendations for sky-high foodie spots with stunning views include Tuyo at the Miami Dade College’s Culinary Institute Downtown and Juvia atop 1111 Lincoln Road.
Miami Beach is a city that knows how to have a good time. Explore the tropical atmosphere filled with friendly vibes and storied lounges. Order your favorite cold one, a fruity frozen drink or a classic mixed cocktail in low-lit lounges, open-air Latin-themed bars or high-end, designer decorated spaces. Kick back, enjoy the music, and make new friends—in Miami, it’s easy to have a good time at one of the many bars and lounges around the city.
POPULAR BAR & LOUNGE AREAS
Every area in Miami Beach has bars and lounges that stand out in their own right. You won’t have to look very hard to find a nice place for a happy hour or late night cocktail. If you’re staying in a hotel, there’s probably a watering hole right in your lobby. If there’s not, ask the concierge for recommendations on places to try. Let them know what you’re looking for—live music, Haute-mixology or a sports bar to watch the game.
Try the Rose Bar inside the Delano’s dramatic lobby or the romantic indoor/outdoor Sunset Lounge at the Mondrian South Beach. Raise a glass to your vacation at the Lapidus Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach. At The Play Bar & Lounge at Circa39 boutique hotel, you can play a game of chess while taking advantage of their daily happy hour. Keep your health in mind at Carillon Lounge, the bar at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa, where mixers are made in-house and drinks are served alongside healthful snacks. If you like a setting that is refined yet approachable, stop by 1826 Restaurant & Lounge, offering a seasonal menu, located in the heart of South Beach.
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If it’s a night of partying in true Miami style that you desire, make a beeline to the fabulous Fontainebleau. Inside the iconic lobby glittering with chandeliers above its bowtie-patterned marble floor, the throngs await entry to LIV. Once a performance venue for the likes of Elvis and Frank Sinatra, today the club draws world-renowned DJs such as David Guetta, Steve Angello and Kaskade to play to sold out crowds. The 18,000 square foot mega club was voted one of the world’s best by Reuters, and it’s easy to understand why once you’ve set foot inside. Its vaulted dome ceiling, impressive light show and lux VIP tables scream for a good time. The door policy is strict, so dress to impress or buy your tickets ahead of time. Often times, VIP table reservations will put you ahead of the line, giving partygoers the chance to party sooner. The nifty Fontainebleau app for iPhone is a great party-planning tool. Also hot in its own right is LIV’s sister club Arkadia, a subterranean lounge of a smaller scale, but with just as much energy and opportunities to dance.
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