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Insider Guide

South Beach

Party lifestyle meets electric culture on the beachside strip.

Insider Guide South Beach

When In South Beach, You Must

Know Before You Go

You have not tried coffee until you have tried a cafecito cubano (cuban coffee or colada) from The Dutch. Comes in handy for those South Beach nights that turn into mornings.

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Sip back and relax

Talk Like A Local

Know the slang of the city.

Dalé

da-lé interj.
It can mean just about anything. Okay, Let’s Go, Do it, Congratulations, Later, Goodbye
Drinks at mine before we hit the town? —Dalé!

Neighborhoods to Explore

Miami Beach has the hottest vibes in North America.

1. South Beach

Welcome to the vibrant paradise and ultimate party escape.

2. Wynwood

One of the newest areas in Miami. Where street art meets hipster chic.

3. Coconut Grove

A quaint part of town, bordering the ocean and the park, with pedestrian-friendly streets full of restaurants.

4. Brickell & Downtown

An expansion of the city center.

W South Beach
2201 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
wsouthbeach.com

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Unlock the secrets to Miami's best.

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Anti-Social at ORA Nightclub

2000 Collins Ave

Take the staircase to the top floor and behold The Anti-Social Social Room – a mixology bar within a club, that takes you a world away.

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Who to know: club owner, Dana Dwyer aka “Double D.”

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The Webster

1220 Collins Avenue

The Webster is a luxury multi-brand boutique with its flagship location in the heart of Miami Beach, in a historical Art Deco building designed in 1939 by famed architect Henry Hohauser.

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Who to know: Izabella or Yoshi.

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Casa Tua

1700 James Ave

More than just a restaurant or hotel, Casa Tua is a total experience. Unparalleled cuisine, fine art, impeccable service and, of course, amazing company.

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Who to know: Ruggiero.

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Living Room Bar

2201 Collins Ave

Not your average lobby. Meet, greet, flirt, play, sip, and savor in this modern playground that is Caribbean cool perfected.

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Who to know: Kristen Anderson.

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Edouard Duval Carrie Atelier

Haitian-born American painter and sculptor with eye-popping art that mesmerize people all over the world. You may even find his art at the Louvre in Paris.

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Who to know: our chief concierge Nina can schedule a private visit. This atelier is not open to the public; only the well-connected are able to witness the artist in action.

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27 Restaurant & Bar

2727 Indian Creek Drive

27 Restaurant and the Broken Shaker Bar are tucked away in a bohemian boutique hostel on Miami Beach, but as soon as you step in you are transported to a Latin American grandmother’s household, with a globally inspired Latin menu that truly encompasses Miami’s tastes.

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Make sure to say hello to Gui for the best cocktails at the Bar, the Broken Shaker.

Either / Or

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DETOX

Tennis Lessons

Swish & Swing, W South Beach

Don’t go too far from WET Bar & Grille, W South Beach’s tennis pro is awaiting you at the rooftop basketball and tennis courts to practice your swing.

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RETOX

WALL Lounge

2201 Collins Ave

Dance the night away to the beat of international DJs at the ultra-exclusive WALL Lounge, the go-to spot in South Beach for locals and tourists alike, bringing the hottest artists and DJs from across the globe.

SOUTH BEACH ESSENTIALS

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All you need for an escape to Miami.

1. Shades

Stop by Kith and pick up a pair (and ice cream, too).

2. Bathing Suit

Check out Osklen for the perfect swimsuit to stand out on the sand.

3. Sunscreen

The Jennifer Miller x W Store has you covered for everything.

4. A Summer Dress

Go for Dior if you want casual daywear that turns to a fabulous night look.

Spotted in Miami

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Panther Coffee

1875 Purdy Ave

A specialty coffee roaster specializing in the small-batch roasting of coffee beans that will change the way you think about your morning joe.

BAOLI

BAOLI

1906 Collins Ave

A sensory exploration where taste reigns supreme. Baoli’s menu caters to your every craving.

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Miami Beach Golf Club

2301 Alton Rd

Relax on the green at Miami’s best luxury golf course, the perfect balance to a day at the beach.

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LIV

4441 Collins Ave

This mega club at the Fontainebleu Hotel is hot Wednesdays & Saturdays for all night dancing.

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Mynt

1921 Collins Ave

A long running VIP Club still packs them in with a “bottles & models” type of crowd.

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Mokai

235 23rd St

This boutique nightclub is a celebrity hangout, and just steps away from W.

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Set

320 Lincoln Rd

Icon Hospitality’s ultra-VIP club is exclusive on a Friday night, and even tough to beat the line on an off-night. But trust us, it’s worth the wait.

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