Greater Miami & Miami Beach

Greater Miami & Miami Beach

Welcome to Greater Miami & Miami Beach – tropical, cosmopolitan and one of the great destinations of the world!

With endless sunshine and miles of pristine beaches, our stunning coastline seamlessly blends resort, urban and agricultural communities. Best-in-class accommodations, fine dining, great shopping, sports, arts and culture are signature Miami features. New and legacy attractions abound, including Everglades and Biscayne National Parks, two of our nation’s most cherished treasures.

While year-round glorious weather and palm-fringed beaches are definitely an attraction, our community also offers a variety of unique experiences for all ages and audiences. Our fascinating museums, historic sites, family-friendly attractions and diverse neighborhoods give visitors an amazing palette of choices. For adventure travelers and sports enthusiasts, the options are endless whether by land, sea or air.


Greater Miami & Miami Beach is a tapestry of diverse and exciting neighborhoods. Each is a unique destination unto itself thanks to the diverse cultures, landscapes and people that call these places home. There’s something new to experience each time you visit.

Miami Beach is a global arts and culture destination. It has a rich history as a cultural center, from the world-famous entertainment scene of the 1950s to today’s modern South Beach. The Atlantic Ocean stretches along the beach for miles, lined with Art Deco and mid-century modern hotels. Visit the Art Deco Historic District, explore Miami Beach museums, visit cool shopping districts, enjoy family-friendly activities and see performances at unique venues.

Greater Miami & Miami Beach is known for beautiful beaches and lush landscapes – but in its urban center, it’s the cityscape of glittering skyscrapers over Biscayne Bay that gets all the attention. Diverse, dynamic and densely populated, Downtown Miami and the adjoining Brickell area is a hub of international finance, dining, arts and entertainment no visitor should miss.

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Greater Miami & Miami Beach is a refined arts and culture destination that inspires and captivates visitors with its spirited energy and contemporary vision.

Every year in early December, the international Art Basel Miami Beach art fair draws thousands of artists and collectors to our shores. The week surrounding it – Miami Art Week – is filled with satellite fairs, art shows and other events that showcase local artists. All year long, the destination’s dynamic gallery scene encompasses mainstream, thought-provoking and emerging artists.

In the Wynwood Arts District, a kaleidoscope of works by groundbreaking artists can be seen throughout the neighborhood and at the Wynwood Walls, an outdoor museum dedicated to street art. To learn more about the history of this art form, head next door to the Museum of Graffiti. The neighboring Allapattah area is fast becoming a cultural center, anchored by the Rubell Museum’s impressive contemporary art collection and Superblue’s stunning experiential art installations.

Greater Miami & Miami Beach’s museums open up new worlds for exploration. In Downtown Miami, the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a must-visit for its impressive collection of contemporary art of the Americas as well as for its breathtaking architecture by Herzog & de Meuron, with Biscayne Bay as its backdrop. For a comprehensive overview of local history, head to HistoryMiami Museum.

Miami Beach is a cultural hub with several intriguing museums. Anchoring Collins Park, The Bass museum focuses on international contemporary art. A pair of unique history museums are affiliated with Florida International University: The Wolfsonian–FIU and the Jewish Museum of Florida–FIU. For a look to the future, visit ARTECHOUSE.

Greater Miami & Miami Beach is a dynamic destination for the performing arts. The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami hosts touring Broadway shows as well as performances by its resident companies: Miami City Ballet, Florida Grand Opera and the New World Symphony. The New World Symphony also performs at the New World Center, its cutting-edge space in South Beach designed by Frank Gehry. The Miami Beach Bandshell puts on an eclectic lineup of concerts under the stars, including many international acts presented by the Rhythm Foundation. In South Dade, the Moss Center is a state-of-the-art facility for chamber music, dance, theater and community programming.

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When it comes to dining out, Greater Miami & Miami Beach pleases every palate. From its bold Latin and Caribbean flavors to hot restaurants led by celebrity chefs and fabulous food festivals, there’s much to savor on a culinary journey through Miami.

Greater Miami & Miami Beach has always been a feast for the senses, from whimsical Art Deco architecture to Latin rhythms. But its exciting culinary scene steals the show. Sample the destination’s authentic Latin and Caribbean cultures and cuisines, from Little Havana to Little Haiti and beyond. With nearly 10,000 eateries, from alfresco cafes perfect for people-watching to fine-dining restaurants serving haute cuisine, Miami is a serious see-and-be-seen culinary hotspot.

MICHELIN has partnered with Visit Florida to bring The MICHELIN Guide to Miami and put the destination’s first-rate culinary landscape on full display. One restaurant – L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, located in the Miami Design District – has received the only two-star rating in the state of Florida.

An impressive collection of restaurants throughout Greater Miami & Miami Beach have received one MICHELIN star, including the Tambourine Room by Tristan Brandt, an intimate space tucked inside the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort in North Beach that seats only 18 people; Cote Miami in the Miami Design District, which combines the bold flavors of Korean barbecue with the classic vibe of an American steakhouse; The Den at Azabu Miami Beach, a hidden sushi spot tucked inside the Marriott Stanton South Beach hotel in the vibrant South of Fifth neighborhood; “Top Chef” winner Jeremy Ford’s Stubborn Seed, also in South of Fifth; and Elcielo Restaurant, which combines molecular gastronomy and traditional Colombian cuisine in Brickell.

Miami plays host to a year-round slate of prestigious wine and food events. The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival® in February is a must-attend forum for serious foodies. The celebrity meter is always dialed on high as the most prominent figures in the culinary, wine and spirits industries descend on the destination for a long weekend of tastings, star-studded dinners and culinary seminars.

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If you came to Miami to shop, you’re in the right place. From luxury store flagships at lavish outdoor shopping centers to stylish boutiques, this destination has whatever your heart desires.

Greater Miami & Miami Beach is home to a wealth of classic shopping malls. With more than 200 stores and restaurants to choose from, including Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue, Dadeland Mall in Kendall is a fun place to shop, eat and play. For a true shopping extravaganza, check out Aventura Mall, the largest mall in Florida, where more than 300 retailers, a 93-foot tall sculptural slide tower and dining options that rival the hippest food halls await eager shoppers.

With warm, sunny weather all year and blue skies decorated with swaying palm trees, it’s no wonder Miami has so many open-air malls and shopping districts. Bal Harbour Shops, which opened in 1965, is Miami’s original indoor/outdoor luxury shopping destination. Anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, it’s home to beloved designer shops, such as Chanel, Prada and Tiffany & Co. In South Beach, Lincoln Road is a classic destination for shopping, people-watching and enjoying lunch at an outdoor cafe.

CocoWalk, a 150,000-square-foot outdoor retail and lifestyle center in the center of Coconut Grove, is home to many new retailers and restaurants. In posh Coral Gables, the Miracle Mile Shopping District is home to a range of fine shops, boutiques, galleries and restaurants. In Miami’s Upper East Side, Miami Ironside is an eclectic, creative district composed of showrooms and studios, including architecture, interiors, material and furniture design, boutique retail and the visual arts.

The Miami Design District has taken shape over the last decade with upscale boutiques ranging from Gucci to Louis Vuitton, all surrounded by cutting-edge architecture and interactive public art that transforms your shopping trip into an all-encompassing artistic experience.

Brickell City Centre is a high-design outdoor shopping center in the heart of the financial district. A high-tech “climate ribbon” naturally cools the catwalks that lead to a mixture of high-end and approachable shops.

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Enjoy the view from the top… Sprawling penthouses overlook the sparkling Atlantic, offering unmatched scenery. Lavish suites provide panoramic skyline views, making you feel like you own the town. Some of the world’s most exclusive hotel properties and finest luxury boutique brands are here to welcome you with amenities that inspire, delight and transform.

In our hotel spas, you’ll transcend the ordinary and discover a full-sensory experience to redefine the mind, body and spirit.

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The Setai Maimi Beach
The Biltmore Miami – Coral Gables
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
EAST Miami
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
1 Hotel South Beach
Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Acqualina Resort & Residences on The Beach