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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Nightclub
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“LIV at Fontainebleau - Consistently ranked one of the top nightclub venues in the world has redefined Miami Beach and pioneered the nightlife experience.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Bass is Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum. Focusing on exhibitions of international contemporary art, The Bass presents mid-career and established artists reflecting the spirit and international character of Miami Beach. The Bass seeks to expand the interpretation of contemporary art by incorporating disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture, into the exhibition program. Recognized for organizing solo museum exhibitions of international artists such as Erwin Wurm, Mika Rottenberg and Pascale Marthine Tayou, The Bass also presents major exhibitions by influential artists such as El Anatsui, Isaac Julien, Eve Sussman, and Piotr Uklański. The exhibition program encompasses a wide range of media and artistic points of view that bring new thought to the diverse cultural context of Miami Beach.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Set in Miami Beach's hipster-cool, art deco Freehand Hostel, this small, romantic bar boasts an alter-ego backyard that's massive, offbeat and well equipped with a pool, Ping-Pong table and mismatched furniture. And the bartenders take their drinks seriously too, mixing handcrafted cocktails with handmade infusions and syrups created with herbs found in the property's own private garden.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Garden
“The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is a 2.6 acres urban green space in Miami Beach, Florida founded in 1962. It was transformed in 2011 with a $1.2 million landscape renovation designed by South Florida landscape architect Raymond Jungles. The new landscape showcases native Florida plants and trees including bromeliads, palms, cycad, orchids and many others. There is a Japanese garden, native garden and bio-swale, and water gardens including ponds, fountains, and a wetland with mangrove and pond apple trees. The renovation also expanded the Great Lawn area for corporate and social events, established a plant nursery and event plaza, and enhanced the night-time lights, entrance gate, and pathways.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Resort
“The Fontainebleau is one of the most iconic hotels in Miami Beach. Worth checking out the Bleau Bar, and some of their great restaurants. The Fontainebleau also hosts the most popular nightclub in Miami, LIV”
  • 50 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Annual Events - Art Basel, Boat Show, Car Show, Home Show, Food & Wine Festival. Google Miami Beach Convention Center for schedule.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“American seafood shack & bar with a waterfront patio & classic fare like wings, fish tacos & steak.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
  • 3 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“This nightclub with famous DJs & live dancers boasts an ice-skating rink & bowling alley. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This '80s-themed bar with vintage cigarette ads and nostalgically-named cocktails might get creative with its styling, but it keeps things simple with the ambience. The back is set up like an urban beach with picnic tables on the sand and a beach bungalow shack where you'll find a snack-centric menu”
  • 55 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Exclusive nightspot in the W Hotel boasts big-name DJs, a dramatically lit interior & a chic crowd.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Plaza
  • 2 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Want to have a great time. Dance and the club scene. Go to MYNT! Always something happening.”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A  small restaurant located in the historic MIMO district of Miami. They offer a daily rotation of braised dishes, parmesans, ribs and an unprecedented variety of vegetables. Blue Collar’s Specialty is making you feel like you’re dining at your friends house by keeping it casual.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Walgreen Company or simply Walgreens is an American company that operates as the second-largest pharmacy store chain in the United States behind CVS Health.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Mediterranean fare plus sushi & wine served in a clubby and high energy setting with garden patio.”
  • 34 locals recommend