When you think of celebrities and rich residents, three cities should come to mind; Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami. All three are known for being celebrity hot spots and boast lavish and luxurious lifestyles for all that can afford it. The bustle of the cities make LA and NY not exactly the best places to unwind and relax a little bit, but Miami offers a little different atmosphere. The tropical landscape of Miami makes it very popular year round for the rich and famous to spend time there. From yacht clubs to fine restaurants and world famous nightclubs to luxurious spas, Miami offers just about anything you could want. Here are some of the best restaurants, clubs, spas and more that a Miami luxury lifestyle has to offer.
Palme d’Or– located in the Biltmore Hotel, Palme d’Or, Golden Palm in English, presents an inventive French menu with a long wine list to match. It is often regarded as one of the finest dining destinations in all of Miami.
Joe’s Stone Crab– specializing in stone crab, the restaurant has been operating since 1913 and has become a real cornerstone of the Miami dining landscape. Other regional seafood can be found on the menu, but most come for the stone crab. Big names such as Madonna, Billy Joel, the late Muhammad Ali, and Presidents George W. and George H. W. Bush are just some of the people that stop in when in town for the best stone crab around.
Sra. Martinez– since opening in 2008, Sra. Martinez has quickly become one of the top spots to dine in all of Miami. Featuring a menu of traditional Spanish cuisine mixed with some influences from around the world, guests will also be impressed with the large selection of fine Spanish wines.
Bamboo– located right in the heart of South Beach on the famous Washington Ave., Bamboo has a white and silver theme to highlight crystal chandeliers and multiple statues of Buddha around the club. Bringing in world famous DJs frequently, Bamboo is definitely one of the hottest clubs in all of Miami.
LIV– Reuters recently deemed LIV as one of the world’s Top 10 nightclubs based on its state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, famous DJs, and stunning clientele that fill the dance floors on a nightly basis.
Fisher Island Club– deemed to be the most exclusive private membership club in all of Miami. Only accessible to those with a private yacht or by the Island’s private auto-ferry, Fisher Island Club offers golf, racquet sports, casual and fine dining, spa, salon, marinas, beach club, the Vanderbilt Mansion pool, and exclusive member events. This place truly has set the bar of luxury in Miami.
SoHo House– geared towards creativity instead of status and money, the SoHo House has prominent members from creative industries such as fashion, film, music, advertising, and art. Members have full access to the luxury amenities such as swimming pools, Cowshed spa, beach club, bars, and restaurants.
ESPA – Acqualina Resort & Spa is home to ESPA, which began in Europe and built a reputation for exceptional and lavish experiences. Their signature treatment is an 80-minute Anti-Aging Active Peel Facial.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental– having gone under a major refurbishment, The Spa is truly one of the finest health clubs in all of Miami. Featuring treatments with influences from traditional Chinese, European, Balinese and Thai methods. Guests can find whatever they are looking for whether it be for relaxation or rejuvenation.
Trump Doral– while most of the five courses are still being worked on, the 18th hole of the famous Blue Monster was ranked by GOLF Magazine as one of the Top 100 Holes in the world.
Turnberry– featuring 36-holes that have been redesigned by Hall of Fame golfer Raymond Floyd, Turnberry is a must play for any serious golfer.
Crandon Golf– rated one of the toughest courses in all of Florida; golfers get an iconic view of the Miami skyline when they tee it up at Crandon.
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