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Miami

Travel down the east coast of the United States and eventually you’ll find yourself in Miami, on a finger of land that pokes between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. You’re only a few degrees shy of the tropics, and that sultry atmosphere is enhanced by the rich variety of cultural influences. Whether you’re chilling out in stylish South Beach, taking a stroll through the historic Art Deco district, getting a taste of Cuban culture in Little Havana, hopping on a cruise ship, or hitting a family friendly stretch of sand or a party spot lined with cafés and bars – there’s a part of Miami that is just perfect for you.



SOME THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN MIAMI



Little Havana LITTLE HAVANA

Check out fruit stands, art galleries, colourful murals, Cuban restaurants and cigar shops on Calle Ocho, the main drag of Little Havana. This is multicultural Miami at its best.

Ocean Drive OCEAN DRIVE

Fronting the beach in South Beach there are lots of cafés and bars along here. It is the place to be and be seen.
Art Deco District ART DECO DISTRICT

Take a self-guided or guided walking tour around Miami’s South Beach. There is so much history all around and the architecture is superb.
Lifeguard Tower LIFEGUARD TOWERS

All along the beach are the funky, brightly painted lifeguard towers, they are dotted along the beach and all are different – great for photo ops. 
Espanola Way ESPAÑOLA WAY

This is a cute little pedestrian street in South Beach that has a good selection of restaurants including a traditional Cuban restaurant.
Wynwood WYNWOOD

Known for its many colourful murals Wynwood Walls is an outdoor museum showcasing large-scale works by some of the world’s best-known street artists. The surrounding streets have converted warehouses housing craft breweries and funky art galleries. 
Bike Tour BIKE TOURS

Miami is very flat, so bike tours are a great way to explore. Some of the most popular are the Little Havana Bike Tour, Art Deco Segway Tour and the Miami Beach Bike Tour. 
Everglades EVERGLADES

This preserved ecological system is just an hour’s drive away and is the third largest National Park in the US. These subtropical wetlands occupy 1.5 million acres of sawgrass prairies, saltwater marshes and a diverse population of wildlife that includes bald eagles, white-tailed deer and of course the alligators.
Key West KEY WEST TOUR

If you don’t have time to spend in the Florida Keys this is a great way to get a taste. You will head down to Key West and once there you’ll have free time to do your own thing. 
Museum Park MUSEUM PARK

This park in the central city holds lots of outdoor events and is home to two excellent museums. The Perez Art Museum, housed in an impressive state of the art building, and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens VIZCAYA MUSUEM AND GARDENS

This is a very grand European style mansion with lovely gardens that were built in the early 1900s. They retain much of their original character and you’ll be forgiven for thinking you’ve just popped to Italy.



MIAMI ACCOMMODATION



Here's a taste of some of our favourite hotels and resorts in Miami.
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Holiday Inn Miami Oceanfront
HOLIDAY INN MIAMI BEACH OCEANFRONT
★★★
With sandy beaches and the ocean in the backyard, the location can’t be beat. Take a moonlit stroll on the beach, play in the surf by day or relax by the large pool overlooking the lush, tropical garden with its hammock oasis.
Surfcomber Miami Pool Low
SURFCOMBER HOTEL MIAMI, SOUTH BEACH
★★★half star
You are oceanfront with direct beach access and in walking distance to the outdoor cafes and Art Deco buildings, experiencing what South Beach is all about. Enjoy a cocktail at the hotel’s outdoor bar before going out to Espanola Way for a great meal.
Royal Palm South Beach
ROYAL PALM SOUTH BEACH, MIAMI
★★★★
This chic, oceanfront hotel is in a super handy spot in South Beach. You can easily walk everywhere – shops, restaurants, the Art Deco district and buzzing Ocean Drive. Start the day with a walk along the gorgeous white sand beach or beachside boulevard before chilling out on your beach or pool lounger for the afternoon.
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
LOEWS MIAMI BEACH HOTEL
★★★★★

With an oceanfront pool and direct beach access you almost forget you’re in the very heart of vibrant South Beach. Just a five minute walk will have you at the shopping area of Lincoln Rd Mall or Espanola Way, with its great dining options. Or stroll along the oceanfront boulevard to Ocean Drive with its lovely architecture.



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