White sandy beaches are the first thing which comes in mind when Miami is uttered but the place has much more than it meets the eye. Apart from the pristine shoreline, Miami also boasts of exhilarating art scene, mesmerizing decors, blazing nightlife, tropical gardens, and sizzling cuisines to rejuvenate many senses of the global traveller.
With vintage hotels back from the 1930s adorning the winding roads of Miami, one can witness amazing tropical motifs throughout the city. In short, Miami is an architectural marvel where the old times meet contemporary designs. The mid-century modern hotels here are also playgrounds for outsiders as well as locals alike with poolside terraces, lavish dining rooms, and glitzy nightclubs.
Creativity is another greatest hallmark of this bustling city ranging from art, design to global cuisine. The city is always high on new ideas that are bold and surprises the guest. The inventive chefs here flawlessly blend Eastern and Western cooking styles that is a rare find.
Florida is greatly known for breathtaking sunsets and Miami has one of the best views of it. While the city shines like a crazy diamond during the day, the moonlight during the late evenings is another fantastic sight. The salsa-filled dance halls, candlelit lounges, rooftop bars with Biscayne Bay’s view – the hotels in Miami is full of bling. However, the backyard bars are another area to explore with full of indie rockers who offer you nothing but an extreme thrill.
For all those who are tired of staying indoors and yearning for some blazing sunlight, there is no better place than Miami. Essentially an outdoor city, Miami is full of open activities out in the sun. The sandy beaches are soaked in teal waters where one can begin the day with a sunrise stroll. The colorful bird species can be found during a walk in Oleta River State Park. Miami is a year-round of sunshine and celebration is always in its vibe. It is also home for some of the greatest music festivals in the world.
There is no dearth of luxury hotels in this dreamy place that promises something for a traveller of every need. Our top picks include Acqualina Resort and Spa which offers top-class facilities for the passionate traveler and promises a home away from home. Four Seasons is another fantastic option to stay with fine dining, excellent spa facilities and excellent proximity to the heart of the city. Faena Hotel South Beach is an attractive option for exploring the nightlife in Miami with suave options to eat out. For the laid back traveler who loves a bit of solitude instead of bustling scene, Mandarin Oriental is a great choice. We bring you the list of top ten most luxurious hotels in Miami:
- SLS LUX Brickell.
805 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130, United States
Located quite near to the newest and most extravagant shopping center Brickell, SLS LUX boasts of fine dining, sophisticated interiors and original artworks by contemporary masters like Fernando Botero and Fabian Burgos. The garden level pool terrace is another added attraction.
- Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach.
17875 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160, United States
A gorgeous beachfront resort spread over 4.5 acres and pool settings, this resort is an ideal gateway for romantic couples for ample solitude and privacy. From a morning beach stroll to the couples retreat spa facilities, Acqualina offers a memory of a lifetime.
- The Setai Miami Beach.
2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, United States
Away from the noisy sounds and lights of urban Miami, experience the softer side of the city at the Setai. A temple of zen covered by teak walls, pristine fountains, lovely candlelight and fine dining, the Setai is definitely a relaxing home away from home for the passionate traveler.
- The Biltmore Miami Coral Gables.
1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Recently renovated, graced with effortless beauty and sophistication, The Biltmore Hotel is situated within minutes of Downtown Coral Gables and the illustrious Miracle Mile. The 271-room resort includes 174 suites and features spectacular Mediterranean architecture with classic Italian, Moorish, and Spanish influences spread over 150 acres of tropical landscape. A favorite of world leaders and celebrities since its opening in 1926, the hotel offers a restored Donald Ross 18-hole, 71-par championship golf course; tennis courts; the largest hotel pool on the East Coast of the United States with private cabanas; a European spa and a renowned fitness center.
- Four Seasons Hotel Miami.
1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, United States
The Four Seasons brings you the best of Miami’s downtown and Brickell in equal proportions. With lavish pools, exquisite spa facilities, palm beach landscape is coupled with fantastic dining options. The food served here is classy with a world-class contemporary edge.
- Mandarin Oriental, Miami.
500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami, FL 33131, United States
Surrounded by stunning city and oceanic views alike, Mandarin Oriental brings the Eastern beauty to the lands of Miami. A private infinity-edge pool, high energy bayside with nightlife, exotic day spa, and fabulous dining options, Mandarin Oriental brings solitude as well as the high vibe in the same place.
- Faena Hotel Miami Beach.
3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140, United States
Designed by Oscar-winning duo Baz Luhrmann and his wife Catherine Martin, Faena breathes Hollywood glitz and remarkable luxury with ease. The 1940s inspired interiors of the hotel blend into contemporary hues. The pools, entrance hall, dining areas and the rooms are luxurious to the hilt.
- The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami.
3300 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33133, United States
Looking for a peaceful bay view despite staying in the city limits with all the urbane facilities needed? The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove offers exactly the same. Located between Biscayne Bay and Miami downtown, the Commodore restaurant here offers a story-driven menu and live music.
- COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach.
2445 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140, United States
Located in the heart of Miami Beach’s historic district, COMO boasts of urban modernity blended with period charm. The interiors are done by Italian designer Paola Navone.
- The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort.
9703 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33154, United States
Raised 27 floors above the sandy beaches of Miami, and situated at the intersection of arts, fashion and design, Bal Harbor offers Forbes Five Star and AAA-Five Diamond ratings worthy stay for the global traveler. The guest rooms and suites come with beautiful ocean view balconies and the 14,000 square foot Remede Spa is another highlight.
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