INSIDER GUIDE TO MIAMI

NORTH MIAMI BEACH 

Where to stay? 

-Villa San Souci $$ 

-Sole Miami, A Noble House Resort  $$$

-The Ritz Carlton Bal-Harbour $$$$

-St. Regis Bal-Harbour $$$$$

Where to shop? 

-Aventura Mall

-Promenade Shops 

-Bal Harbour Shops

-New Age Thrift Store 

What to do? 

-Visit the Spanish Monastery

-Explore Haulover Park 

Where to eat? 

-Makato for upscale Japanese dishes @makotobalharbour 

-Le Zoo for French cuisine @lezoobalharbour

Wynwood: 

-Wynwood Walls (really cool street art)

(Makato & Le Zoo are yummy restaurants there)

 

-Astra (Greek restaurant, vibes are amazing, walls are all pink too 💗)

-KYU (amazing asian food)

-The Salty Donut

-OOH RAW Poke & Juice Bar (unreal smoothie bowl in a pinapple with fun cereal)

Design District:

-Museum of Contemporary Art (there’s not that much to see tbh, most of their instalations are closed atm) but their parking garage is one of miami’s hidden gems, if u go to floor 7 all the walls are pink & there’s a hidfen pink slide!!

-Lots of good designer stores here

-Dior Cafe on rooftop of Dior is super extra but can be fun if you feel like being boujee

-Swan has good drinks & food, the bar above it is super fun more like lounge vibes

-Ganni, Simonett, Redone, Reformation, Fight Club (famous store for Jordans) are some good stores located near Swan

-Le Jardiner & L’Atelier (both amazing restaurants)

-Cote (amazing korean bbq, the wagu paella is to die for & they cook everything for you at your table)

-Cute little art shops around too

-Market MIA is the second floor near the big bubble & they sell yummy crepes & amazing matcha lattees w/ hearts of them

Brickell:

-blackbird ordinary (hole in the wall bar if you ask to go to the back room it’s a massive dance floor & turns into a club)

-Mary Brickell Village (cute shops & restaurants)

-Riverside Miami (has cute picnic tables by the river, more chill casual vibes for a beer, good place to meet cute guys in finance)

-Bayside Market (more for tourists but nice views on the ocean)

-All the SLS’s have amazing restaurants you can’t go wrong (Fi’la in Brickell has to die for truffle pizza)

-Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita (👌🏼👌🏼restaurant)

-Crazy About You (hidden gem by the ocean, with good food & views)

South Beach:

-SLS there has Katsuya (asian) & The Bazaar by José Andrés (Spanish Tapas) — also has the best pool parties on Saturays/Sundays !!!

-Faena has beach chairs you can rent for day it’s super cute & worth checking out the wooly mamouth behind their hotel

-Kith Miami is kinda similar to the one in NYC but they serve ice cream @ this one

-The One Hotel has some nice shops & you can try sneaking in to use their pool (i’ve done that before shhh… they don’t have day passes)

-Renting jetskis (book one day ahead bc usually booked up day of)

-Ocean Drive is kinda ghetto but fun to get drinks at the Versace mansion

-Espanola way is a cute little hispanic street off ocean drive w/ amazing tacos & margs

-Nikki Beach (brunch/day party on Sundays) fyi food is meh

-Carbone for the spicy pasta is on south pointe

Museums:

-Rubell Family Collection Museum but make sure u pay extra for their new installation (Yayoi Kusama, INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM – LET’S SURVIVE FOREVER, 2017)

-SuperBlue is across the street from ^^ and has cool reflective mirrored rooms & art by James Turrell

 

 

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