The Standard Hotel
Cool vibe, filled with chilled out celebrities playing ping-pong and social media influencers drinking green juice and taking selfies. Do not miss the music they pipe underwater in their massive bayside pool.
A Pinterest lovers (pricey) paradise. Everything here is centered around wellness, and not the farmer’s market crunchy kind.
Gorgeous beachfront splurge with an ice skating rink and bowling alley placed around the basement bar.
Soho Beach House
Where you’ll find all the beautiful people you want to take pictures with but can’t. Great food options and an in-house calendar of things to do and classes to take.
Pubbelly Noodle Bar
Delicious and cool sushi and noodle shop in South Beach. Try the Butter Crab Roll.
Brooklyn style pizza with fun people watching. Head to the Bay Club bar next door for a cocktail.
Joe's Stone Crab (takeaway)
Stone crabs, mustard sauce, sweet potato fries, and key lime pie! Done. Now walk it off on the beach.
Healthy comfort food. Avocado toast, matcha pancakes, turmeric lattes, eggs…you get the point. Gluten free and vegan friendly.
Great Mediterranean tapas on the beach.
A local neighborhood Italian joint that’s not (so) touristy.
Top chef Francis Mallmann cooks everything over one big open fire! This Argentine restaurant is not to be missed.
Chef B brings high-end Thai dining and sushi to South Beach.
This Brooklyn style townhouse serves up fresh local ingredients with a flair not often found in Miami. Think Brooklyn dining meets Los Angeles…in Miami–you cannot go wrong here.
Brunch, easy salads for lunch, and cake!
Wonderful Japanese menu and sushi list. The manager, Sai, is the nicest person you’ll ever meet, and she goes way out of her way to accommodate you. If you have kids, ask for her special candy sushi–not on the menu!
Best coffee shop in Miami. Enjoy several of their locations.
Best Mediterranean food in Miami and wonderful outdoor seating under string lights–charming!
Zak the Baker
THE bread man in Miami. This joint is the where you’ll get the most delicious avocado toast you’ve been dreaming of. Kosher friendly.
Cookie and pastry heaven! You cannot leave Miami Beach without their chocolate chip walnut cookie and almond croissant.
Homemade ice cream made in-house daily.
An adorable cupcake shop with in-house decorating classes for the kids! Vegan and gluten free.
Strada (Coconut Grove)
The best classic Italian in Miami. Fresh food and an incredible menu. Dessert is not to be missed!
Hillstone (Coral Gables)
Consistent, classic all-American dining. Do not miss the artichokes as a starter!
Broken Shaker at the Freehand Hotel
The cutest outdoor cocktail bar in Miami Beach with a fun, lively scene.
Turquoise waters, sunshine, and loads of people watching! For a local beach experience, head to the 1st Street access on South Beach.
Meet friends for dinner here and walk around the vibey art galleries, world-renowned art walls, and fun bars.
The Standard Spa
A tranquil escape and still with the South Beach cool vibe.
People watching! A tourist trap if there ever was one, but you’ve got to see it once. Pop into Books & Books for a lovely hidden library experience.
A beautiful park escape in the middle of South Beach.
Fairchild Tropical Gardens
A huge, world-class tropical garden in South Miami. Worth the trip if you’re keen to tropical flora and fauna. Remarkable!
Rent a paddle board at The Standard Hotel in South Beach or head to Key Biscayne and rent one there!
South Pointe Park
Watch the sun set over the city of Miami from the retaining wall (or Monty’s bar–a dive) at the end of the park.
Ahana Yoga, Tropical Vinyasa Yoga, Green Monkey, Om Movement (Coconut Grove).
This is the place to go if you’re looking to drop some dough on fancy clothes and red-bottomed heels.