Miami Swim Week, held in Miami Beach each July is the world’s largest swimwear tradeshow. Every year, more than 2,500 of the best swim, resort, beach and lifestyle lines are showcased at the show.
For the fashion shows and events, Miami Swim Week provides a calendar of events. Runway shows, cocktail receptions, and incredible events fill the week on South Beach. Editors, bloggers and social influencers make their way to Miami to see the new design trends for the year while enjoying the beachfront parties. We’ll be mingling with some of the top influencers while sipping cocktails at Miami’s favorite Restaurants.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
A spectacular blend of Golden Era glamour and modern luxury, Fontainebleau Miami Beach merges striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion and history into a vibrant guest experience. A revered landmark and symbol of style and sophistication since its opening in 1954, Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts 1,504 guestrooms and suites appointed with lavish amenities; 12 restaurants and lounges including two restaurants from Chef Michael Mina – StripSteak and Pizza & Burger; two AAA Four Diamond signature restaurants, Scarpetta by Scott Conant and Hakkasan; La Côte – inspired by the Côte d’Azur, is a chic two-level beach club and Mediterranean restaurant with gorgeous panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and pool scene; and Arkadia pool bar which sits next to the lush VIP cabanas that cater to guests who desire the ultimate in comfort, privacy and luxury. Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. For more information on any of Fontainebleau’s dining outlets, please call 305-538-2000 or visit www.fontainebleau.com.
Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina
Gianni’s, the iconic restaurant at The Villa Casa Casuarina, the former Versace Mansion, provides guests an inspiring dining experience from Executive Chef Valter Mancini, in an unapologetically opulent setting. With a nod to its previous iteration as the late Gianni Versace’s home, the restaurant boasts several extravagant dining areas including the Garden Dining Room, the Roman Room decorated with romantic statues, the iconic courtyard, and the terrace overlooking the mosaic-tiled pool and garden. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Gianni’s signature menu dishes include Gianni’s Spaghetti Pomodoro, home-made pasta with San Marzano tomato, basil and olive oil; Truffle Gnocchi, home-made potato gnocchi with white truffle sauce, Pecorino Romano and freshly shaved truffle; Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass served with sauteed spinach; Australian Lamb Chops served with roasted potatoes and mixed baby vegetables; and T-Bone Porterhouse for two, served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables, among others. Gianni’s also boasts a fresh Raw Bar selection including Alaskan King Crab, Tuna Tartare and Kusshi Oysters; and signature cocktail and wine pairings. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner; lunch is served from 11AM to 4:30PM; and dinner is served from 6PM to 12AM. Gianni’s is located at 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable; by telephone (786) 485-2200; or email email@example.com. www.vmmiamibeach.com/giannis/
The Setai, Miami Beach
Located steps away from the action of Swim Week, The Setai, Miami Beach is the perfect place to grab drinks or a meal before, after or in between shows. The Ocean Grill offers unparalleled open-air, oceanfront dining with lunch featuring Mediterranean, wood-fire cuisine and dinner focusing on Italian specialties. Cocktails include tropical libations that complement the casually elegant atmosphere. Jaya, located inside the property with Courtyard seating available, is open for lunch and dinner offering regional specialties from Southeast and Northern Asian cultures with Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena at the helm. Dinner features special live entertainment Thursday through Sunday. Jaya also offers a buffet-style Jazz Brunch on Sundays. For those who prefer to pamper themselves at the spa, Valmont Spa is participating in Miami Spa Month for the month of July offering signature 50 minute and 80 minute treatments at reduced rates, which include access to The Setai beach Monday through Thursday (the pool is not included). Guests enjoying Spa Month treatments on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are invited to join the 8:30AM complimentary beach yoga class. The Setai, Miami Beach is located at 2001 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. www.thesetaihotel.com.
Abbale Telavivian Kitchen
Abbale Telavivian Kitchen, a chic, Israeli-inspired restaurant from hospitality entrepreneurs Omer Horev and Executive Chef Sam Gorenstein, opened March 2021 in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood. Abbale brings the flavors of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine to Miami – Gorenstein’s imprint can be found in many of the Syrian and Latin flavors on the menu, while Horev’s Moroccan roots are the inspiration for several dishes as well. Plates go beyond typical American expectations of Middle Eastern menus and feature dishes one would find in a café in Tel Aviv – fresh food that showcases the melting pot of flavors from the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, featuring nisnushim (snacks), coffee and tea, craft beers and wines from regional, boutique producers with a focus on Israeli selections. Offering a bevy of dishes perfect for sharing, diners can make a meal of a number of salatim, salads, pastries and burekas as well as entrée sized plates, pitas and Jerusalem bagels. Abbale Telavivian Kitchen is located at 864 Commerce Street on Miami Beach. Open Tuesday – Sunday, lunch is served daily from 11AM to 4:30PM. Dinner service is available Tuesday – Saturday from 5:30PM to 9:30PM. On Sundays, a Telavivian-style brunch is offered all day from 9AM to 7PM. The restaurant is closed on Mondays and will no longer be serving breakfast. For more information, please visit www.abbatlv.com. Reservations can be made on Resy; metered street and valet parking also available onsite. Menus can be viewed HERE.
Time Out Market Miami
Time Out Market Miami brings the best of the city under one roof: the best chefs, drinks and cultural experiences, based on the editorial curation Time Out has always been known for. It is this curated mix that gives Time Out Market visitors a true taste of the Magic City; guests are able to explore local fine dining from a variety of kitchens and then come together to enjoy their meals – on china with flatware – at communal tables in the market’s center. There are currently nine eateries, offering an incredible range of local cuisine – affordable and accessible for all. The curated mix includes culinary nods to several cultures and cuisines including Arepitas Bar: a unique Colombian concept; contemporary Vietnamese fare at Pho Mo; expertly crafted patisserie at Bachour and plenty more – all prepared by several of Miami’s award-winning chefs. Time Out Market Miami features three bars: the main bar in the center of the market, serving innovative craft cocktails created by top local mixologists from some of Miami’s most renowned bars and Time Out Market’s own specialized bar team. Time Out Market Miami is located at 601 Drexel Avenue on Miami Beach; Hours of Operation: Wednesdays-Thursdays from 4PM-10PM; Fridays from 4PM-11PM; Saturdays from 12PM-11PM; and Sundays 12PM-10PM; Telephone: (786) 753-5388; https://www.timeoutmarket.com/miami/
Nestled in Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood, The ScapeGoat is an intimate bar known for its classic cocktails, inventive contemporary libations, and carefully curated selection of wine, beer and spirits. An Ariete Hospitality Group (AHG) concept, this edgy drinking den is the perfect destination for any occasion. The menu is divided into two sections: Shaken and Stirred. Under Shaken, imbibers can find an assortment of creative concoctions such as the Sherry Cobbler – Fino sherry, fresh orange, fresh lemon; and Paper Plane – bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino, lemon. Drinks under Stirred take a more classic approach. Offerings include Rob Roy – scotch, Carpano Antica, bitters; Old Pal – rye, Campari, dry vermouth; and a variety of Negronis and Old Fashioneds. The distressed, stained mirrored ceiling, rustic wooden tabletops and leather stools exude a sense of sexy sophistication. Eclectic décor elements, globe-shaped light fixtures and textured, tiled walls complete the look. Guests can enjoy Happy Hour indoors or al fresco on the extended patio from 5PM to 7PM. Specials include $10 select cocktails and $5 selected draft beers. The ScapeGoat is located at 100 Collins Avenue CU4 on Miami Beach. The ScapeGoat is open daily from 5PM to Midnight. Telephone: (786) 275-6488; https://scapegoatsobe.com/