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
Each 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. Ambitious large‐scale artworks, films and performances become part of the city’s outdoor landscape at nearby Collins Park and SoundScape Park.
For more information, see: www.artbasel.com/miami-beach.
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.
For more information, see: www.casatualifestyle.com/miami.
DRINK – Soho Beach House
Founded by Soho House, a private club for the film and creative industries, Soho Beach House is a 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.
For more information, see: www.sohobeachhouse.com/food-and-drink.
SLEEP – Hotel Croydon
Renovated in 2016, boutique Hotel Croydon’s refined aesthetic and modish style is eye-catching to anyone who steps in even artists can appreciate. The Hotel Croydon is the optimal choice for those who are attending this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 celebration as one it is close to all the action, but far enough to catch one’s breath and settle back after a day browsing enthralling galleries, boutiques, murals, and restaurants. Experience the many luxuries Hotel Croydon has to offer – eat and drink at The Tavern and make the most of the swimming pool. Lounge around on the rooftop sundeck with panoramic views of the ocean and city.
For more information, see: www.hotelcroydonmiami.com.