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Unforgettable Miami and Gold Coast holidays

Sun-drenched beaches, vibrant art deco architecture, world-class shopping and ultra-cool nightlife are what Miami is famous for. But the allure doesn’t stop there… Miami is also the gateway to Latin America and the idyllic Florida Keys.

Immerse yourself in the infectious buzz of this glamorous coastal city on holidays in Miami. Spend your days relaxing on pristine sandy beaches and your evenings sipping cocktails in trendy South Beach bars. Shop in Collins Avenue boutiques, take in the scenery while whizzing along on a Segway and discover the thriving art scene. Unwind in the laidback Florida Keys or at the world-class golf and spa resorts of Boca Raton. Book your flight to Miami today and create your perfect getaway.

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The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

There’s no better way to start your day in Miami than with an alfresco breakfast. And the one at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach is a particular favourite of mine. Overlooking the gorgeous tranquil pool, with the stunning view of Miami Beach in the distance, I enjoyed the most delicious eggs benedict, along with a glass of fresh Florida orange juice – this is a must.

Miami Beach Boardwalk
Miami Beach Boardwalk.

Miami Beach Boardwalk

Take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach’s elevated boardwalk, which starts at 46th street and ends at 23rd street. Along the way you will soon see some of Miami’s iconic trademarks – the colourful lifeguard towers, the surfers riding the Atlantic waves and some of the city’s iconic pastel buildings along Ocean Drive. Take a guided walking tour around the streets of South Beach to really appreciate the Art Deco district and the fascinating collection of vintage cars parked along the street – not forgetting to take a picture outside the Versace mansion!

Lincoln Road Mall
Lincoln Road Mall.

Lincoln Road Mall

Head to Lincoln Road for a refreshing drink and some irresistible people watching over a relaxing glass of wine and a snack or ice cream. You may do some damage to your wallet, but it will be worth it! The unique boutique shops, designer stores and art galleries are equally distracting!

Spa at The Carillon
Spa at The Carillon.

Spa at The Carillon

Enjoy a chilled out afternoon in the spa. The Aquavana thermal suite, exclusive to The Carillon, has healing waters, thermal cabins and soaking tubs where ultimate relaxation is the only thing on the menu! Make sure you visit the open-air rooftop spa too, offering amazing views over the ocean! What’s more, if you visit Miami in July or August you will be able to take advantage of world class treatments for just $99 during Miami spa month!

Ocean Drive by night
Ocean Drive by night.

Ocean Drive by night

Ocean Drive is the place to be and to be seen! As the sunset and the Art Deco buildings light up, Miami comes alive! A vast array of restaurants line Ocean Drive, so you will not be stuck for choice. A trip to Miami would not be complete without sampling some of their Latin American dishes. I love sitting outside and taking full advantage of the warm Miami breeze. It’s also another opportunity to continue people watching whilst sipping your Miami Vice cocktail! When I say happy hour, it certainly is HAPPY hour – words cannot describe the size of the cocktail glasses they use!

Fontainebleau & LIV
Fontainebleau & LIV.

Fontainebleau & LIV

If cocktails during dinner got you in the mood head to Fontainebleau hotel for a classic martini in Bleau Bar. This bar continues to attract the stars – so keep your eyes open! After a few drinks you can continue to party at LIV – the hotel’s renowned nightclub is open until the very early hours of the morning for those who want to dance the night away. With stunning décor and lavish furnishings, this really is THE nightclub you have to experience!

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South Beach
South Beach.

Glamorous South Beach is the place to see and be seen. Its cosmopolitan atmosphere, eclectic shopping and Latino nightlife bring a spirit to the place. Not only in its people but in its architecture too. The historic art deco district forms a striking backdrop to the white sands by day and the brilliantly coloured neon lights by night.

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