Hotels in Miami Beach set the stage for a gastronomy feast. We’ve gathered up a handful of head-turning venues.
Paying homage to a bygone era, the newly renovated 376-room and -suite Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is home to the Lapidus Bar, a cocktail lounge featuring live music and vintage cocktails, as well as the Fuego y Mar restaurant, with communal seating that looks out over the pool and ocean and where dishes draw from Mexican, Cuban, Venezuelan and Colombian cuisines. At the Dilido Beach Club, with views of the ocean’s turquoise hues for as far as the eye can see, guests can choose from dishes that highlight Spanish, French and Greek cuisines, as well as cocktails that incorporate herbs and healthy ingredients. ritzcarlton.com
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Exuding a 1940s vibe, The Drawing Room at Shelborne South Beach has been updated with new decor and furnishings, and features a refreshed menu and new cocktails. It showcases geometric statement chandeliers complemented by eccentric, zebra print seating and wooden stacked shelves behind the bar. Steps away the bar’s lounge features walls lined with books and red leather seating where guests can watch live performances that range from Latin and pop to soul and jazz. shelborne.com
At the 71-room Palihouse Miami Beach, whose setting is a restored Art Deco building, there’s a vintage feel where Eastern seaboard meets boho-Mediterranean. Here, the creek-front patio—the hotel is located along Indian Creek Waterway—lobby lounge, liquor bar, and outdoor pool area are all designed to bring hotel guests together for cocktails and dining, with Greenbrier Swim & Social offering all-day food & drinks at these gathering spots. palisociety.com/hotels/miami-beach
1 Hotel South Beach a Tulum-inspired open-air venue that features an outdoor beachfront club and Wave, a sea-to-table restaurant. The beachfront Wave, serving local Latin flavors, has an iconic center bar, as well as a mercado selling local food, all complemented by sprawling day beds. A weekly Barefoot Brunch showcases diverse cuisine and endless rosé. 1hotels.com/south-beach
The 132-room Kimpton Angler’s South Beach has debuted new F&B programming at both its Minnow Bar—a reimagined gin house—and Seawell Fish N’ Oyster restaurant. These include new seasonal cocktails, Lobster Night Tuesdays and ‘Throw It Back’ Thursdays. At Minnow Bar, guests can partake in cocktails with buzzy names like Mermaids Dream and Kaishi—their take on the lychee martini—while at Seawell, the rum-based Adventure Gallery cocktail serves up a sweet surprise. anglershotelmiami.com