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Situated on Florida’s south-east coastline, Miami is one of the United States’ most established cultural hotspots. Renowned for its white-sand beaches, art deco establishments and thriving Cuban district, the city combines both US and Latin influence to offer a truly unique American experience.

Once home to the Tequesta tribe, Miami’s colonial years saw the region shift between both British and Spanish governance before modern Miami was founded in 1896. Then known as ‘Biscayne Bay Country’, the city’s founder, a citrus grower by the name of Julia Tuttle welcomed foreign immigration, leading to Miami’s large Cuban and Caribbean diaspora that has shaped much of the city’s modern culture and lifestyle.

If you’re going to do one thing while in Miami, make sure you visit South Beach – an area home to beautiful restaurants and art deco buildings. All your shopping needs are covered at the Aventura Mall, Design district, Bayside MarketPlace and Wynwood, while you’ll find world-renowned super clubs in Downtown Miami. For history, visit the Vizcaya Museum and for nature, take a day-tour to Florida’s Everglades National Park.

While Miami provides all the traditional American food staples, some of its best can be found in the Cuban district, where you’ll find bars serving ice-cold margaritas and seafood restaurants like the famous La Camaronera. The search for Miami's best key lime pie is ongoing, but nobody makes it fresher than Joe’s Stone Crab, located in Miami Beach.


From $27 per night

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From $128 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency USD
Average weekend price $160 per night
Average weekday price $161 per night
Average stay 2 nights

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Did a girls' trip;

October 1, 2023

Did a girls' trip; spent 3 nights in Miami Beach and 3 nights in Brickell. Stayed at South Beach Hotel on 21st St which was conveniently located close enough to all the cool spots on Collins Ave and Lincoln Road Mall. Also close to the beach. Used the Miami Trolley to get around most of the time. Had brunch at the Versace mansion and had drinks on Ocean Avenue. Both were fun. Drinks and Tacos at Oh Mexico on Español Way were so good! Would definitely recommend the Pineapple Jalapeño cocktail. Shopping on Lincoln Road Mall is great; a little bit of everything. Night-time at South Pointe Park is beautiful, lively and perfect for a chill night. Had a chicken-salad with avocado toast at Toasted Bagel Company which was DIVINE. Brickell Ciry Centre is a cool Mall concept.

Anonymous Trinidad and Tobago

It was very convenient for what we needed for a girls trip.

September 19, 2023

It was very convenient for what we needed for a girls trip. The only complaint I have is the batteries in both remotes were dead, and needed more coffee, pods and sugar and creamer. Other than that me and the girls enjoyed our stay there.

Barbara United States of America

I found the city spread out for the featured areas, not...

September 18, 2023

I found the city spread out for the featured areas, not having own transport buses & trains were convenient however buses weren't easy to navigate nor being informed of route or upcoming/current stops, unless you knew area well enough. For the areas I got to, there were more cafes & restaurants. Few stores/malls were open & convenient, so explored convenient sites & having little time in areas I got to was disappointing.

Brad United Kingdom

I like Miami, it has a nice Art Deco area perpendicular to...

September 16, 2023

I like Miami, it has a nice Art Deco area perpendicular to the beech. I also has a Downtown area for great food and shopping. The food is Amazing in Florida. And the people are friendly, the weather is warm. They even alow pets in community and have nice services for them also.

Timothy New Zealand

Miami offers everything for everyone!

September 14, 2023

Miami offers everything for everyone! It depends on what aspects of life one wants to partake of! My apartment was chosen for its central location with easy walking, close convenience stores, close to restaurants and cafes, close to Bayside Market Place with about 10-15 minutes of healthy walking and easy access to free and cheap public transport. The MetroMover is amazing!

Gabriel V.
Gabriel V. Trinidad and Tobago

If you have lots of money is perfect.

September 13, 2023

If you have lots of money is perfect...but you have to speak Spanish.. On Miami Beach is fun, party... nice atmosphere, on the continent... people are poor, more friendly...time changes a lot...

Dan Austria

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