Miami Florida is a sprawling, modern metropolis that has become one of America’s most fashion-forward cities, with its couture shopping, A-list clubs, and renowned art galleries. The premier art gallery on everyone’s calendar is of course the Art Basel Miami. We have collected the best hotspots for Jetsetters to experience the very best of Miami Beach while enjoying Art Basel; where to get fine cuisine, where to relax with a delicious cocktail, and where to stay, while exploring the wonders of Art Basel!
PLAY – Art Basel
Every year, Art Basel in Miami Beach is the center of North America and Latin America, and presents artworks from across the globe. Over 250 of the world’s leading galleries participate drawing over 70,000 visitors each year, offering an exciting and inspiring week for artists, collectors, curators, critics and art enthusiasts. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. This year Art Basel is partnering with curator Philipp Kaiser and The Kitchen, one of New York City’s most historic non-profit spaces, to present a new version of ‘Autorreconstrucción: To Insist, to Insist, to Insist…’ by Abraham Cruzvillegas. The multidisciplinary installation has been adapted specifically for Miami Beach and will combine elements of sculpture, performance, dance and music.
EAT – Casa Tua
Casa Tua offers the perfect dining experience by blending elements of the five senses. Inside our handsome Mediterranean villa or outdoors in our inviting garden, guests indulge in sensuous sights, sounds, smells, textures and of course, tastes. Whether it’s the cozy feeling in our library, the glow of the lantern-lit trees in our lush garden or the festive atmosphere of our 20-seat Chef Table in full view of all the kitchen action, Casa Tua offers unforgettable moments that set it apart from any other restaurant.
DRINK – Soho Beach House
Soho Beach House is an art-deco building on swanky beachside Collins Avenue offers rooms to nonmembers. Luxe quarters, filled with antiques, have a retro 1950’s or European style. They include free Wi-Fi and flat-screens, and some have terraces, soaking tubs and ocean views. Dining options include a rooftop taqueria and tequila bar, an elegant garden restaurant and an art-deco Cuban coffee bar with cigars. The Luxury hotspot is the perfect place for a late cocktail or glass of wine after long day of enjoying south Beach.
SLEEP – Oceanside Hotel
Oceanside Hotel is a stylish boutique hotel located across the street from the beach! I A remarkable oasis, Oceanside Hotel boasts eye-catching modern design, luxurious amenities, and cozy stylishly furnished rooms. Guest can enjoy free wifi, complimentary nightly happy hour, and fun outdoor activities. Oceanside offers intimate comfort, sophisticated interior, and is located just a block away from the beach. The Tavern, a full-service on-site restaurant and bar, is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Oceanside Hotel was purchased by South Beach Group in Jan 2015. The hotel was opened in May 2016. Miami Beach’s Oceanside Hotel (formerly known as Monticello Hotel) has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.