The highly anticipated Miami Formula One (F1) Grand Prix is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning your ultimate Miami F1 experience. Whether you’re a die-hard racing fan or simply looking for a fun-filled weekend getaway, Miami has plenty to offer. From luxurious accommodations to gourmet dining, exciting activities to serene relaxation spots, this guide has got you covered. So buckle up and get ready to rev up your Miami F1 experience with our ultimate guide to stay, eat, play, and relax!
WHERE TO STAY
The Miami Beach EDITION is an elegantly designed space that offers a new kind of environment, where every aspect of the traditional beach hotel has been re-imagined for the needs and desires of a new generation. No longer merely a getaway spot for people seeking a break from winter, Miami has emerged in the last two decades as a world-class capital, a 24-hour gateway city whose cultural scenes include art, architecture, music, fashion, cuisine, design and wellness. The property offers two restaurant concepts by Michelin Star Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten: Market at EDITION, this 21st century food bazaar is part patisserie, part boulangerie, part salumeria and MATADOR ROOM, the hotel’s main restaurant, a glamorous oval-shaped space, where Chef Jean Georges has created a modern interpretation of Latin cuisine influenced by Spanish, Caribbean and South American flavors. Downstairs, in the evenings—and late into the night— guests and visitors can find another world altogether, Basement. A new kind of multidimensional entertainment that offers a truly startling, almost Alice-in Wonderland sight: an indoor ice-skating rink and a bowling alley reimagined with sound, lighting, luminescent bowling balls, and midnight bowling leagues with socializing and fun. Images available HERE, please credit The Miami Beach EDITION.
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach epitomizes Miami glamor, welcoming locals and guests to one of the most luxurious hotel experiences. The hotel offers incredible amenities including The Ritz-Carlton Spa, a calming space that celebrates mindfulness and wellbeing and is home to unique and effective treatments for your whole body. The resort is also home to a large-scale, elevated pool overlooking the sparkling Atlantic where guests can dine and drink from all day while soaking up the South Florida sun. Begin the evening at the classic cocktail lounge, Lapidus Bar, which honors the bygone era of Miami cocktail culture with live music and glamorous surroundings. Following a round of carefully crafted cocktails, guests can head to the hotel’s signature restaurant Fuego y Mar where Executive Chef Diego Porto showcases the vibrancy of Latin American flavors. Images available HERE, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.
Nestled in a tropical oasis with sweeping views of the Atlantic and Intracoastal, The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour is the perfect luxe vacation for those seeking pure relaxation. The glorious hotel draws both inspiration and energy from the ocean, and offers an oasis of calm and pampering. Guests can indulge in stimulating fitness classes and luxurious treatments at the renowned Exhale Spa. Following a tranquil day, savor waterfront dining and exquisite ocean views at the property’s signature restaurant, Artisan Beach House. The chic restaurant features a globally-inspired menu of fresh, locally-sourced seafood. This luxury hotel is a beachfront sanctuary providing a mesmerizing setting just a short drive from the sights and sounds of Miami Beach. Images available HERE, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour.
Located in the heart of the cultural crossroads that is Miami Beach, the historic and iconic, art deco Hotel Greystone revives innovative hospitality on Collins Avenue. By day, Hotel Greystone’s airy and welcoming corner lobby invites guests 21+ , offering gathering areas, tucked away from the street scene. Sérêvène, the property’s signature restaurant, led by award-winning Executive Chef Pawan Pinisetti presents a menu that marries Japanese ingredients and French techniques. Adjacent to Sérêvène, The Greystone Jazz Bar, pairs creative and classic cocktails best sipped on while enjoying a live jazz ensemble or a singalong piano bar. Guests can savor the beauty of Miami Beach whilst relaxing poolside with music, craft cocktails, and light bites at the hotel’s rooftop. Images available HERE, please credit Hotel Greystone.
The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is the idyllic waterfront paradise that has long been recognized as a place for good vibes and rejuvenation of the mind, body and spirit. With its approximately 4,500 sq ft, second floor Spa and fresh Spa offerings, this hotel is the optimal location for a holistic weekend in Miami Beach. After exploring the Spa revitalization, enjoy a bite at The Lido Bayside Grill which offers a perfect warm-weather, sun-kissed global-inspired menu with incredible views. Celebrate over cocktails in the evening at Monterrey Bar featuring the infamous Monterrey G&T with Butterfly Pea-Infused Suntory Roku Gin, Elderflower tonic, Citrus Elixir, and Sage Aromatics. Images available HERE, please credit The Standard Spa, Miami Beach
Known for its groundbreaking design and progressive programming, Mondrian South Beach is a “must-see” destination. The property’s hub of activity, Baia Beach Club, is a waterfront oasis on Miami’s Biscayne Bay, and offers an atmosphere of laid-back sophistication. Embodying a Mediterranean coastal spirit with Miami flair, Baia Beach Club’s dining focuses on fresh, local ingredients with dishes such as, Oysters served with tangy Tangerine Chili Mignonette, Lemon, and spicy Tabasco. The Spa at Baia Beach Club is a 4,400 square-foot wellness center founded on the belief of total alignment of mind, body and spirit. Guests can enjoy spa services after a long day of lounging by the pool overlooking the Magic City. Photos available HERE, please credit Mondrian South Beach.
Freehand Miami is situated in the most ideal Miami location, only a 5-minute walk from Miami Beach and less than 1 mile from the nightlife of South Beach. Explore the beautiful common spaces such as the buzzing pool scene or the outdoor terrace decorated with twinkling lights best enjoyed during the evening. Freehand Miami is home to Tale’s of Cocktails award-winning Best American Hotel Bar, Broken Shaker, offering a diverse street-food inspired menu and a vast selection of ingenious cocktails composed of homemade elixirs, syrups, and infusions. Just steps away from Broken Shaker, Freehand Miami also houses the beloved 27 Restaurant & Bar. 27 utilizes the freshest local ingredients and highest-quality produce available – much of it grown on the property’s on-site garden – to curate an inventive brunch and dinner menu.
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Enjoy a well-deserved vacation in the Magic City with an experience-led stay at Generator Miami. Located on Collins Avenue in the heart of Miami Beach, guests are front and center for the best that Miami has to offer. This Miami Beach hotel embraces its original design aesthetic, fusing old American glamor with a taste of Cuban spice and contemporary elements. It’s got everything one may need for a comfortable stay – and is just a hop, skip, and a jump to the beach. Experience a unique blend of traditional Mexican food served at Hoja Taqueria where the star ingredient at the signature restaurant is corn. Twelve unique, heirloom corn species are directly sourced from family farmers in Mexico and then freshly-ground daily to use across the food and drinks menu. Hoja also offers an innovative cocktail menu using authentic flavors, spices, and ingredients that perfectly complement the food offerings. Images available HERE, please credit Generator Miami.
Mr. C Miami – Coconut Grove is the latest premier luxury boutique hotel conceived by Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani, a fourth-generation hotelier family. The eye-catching property is nestled in the heart of Coconut Grove, the oldest neighborhood in Miami founded in the late 1800s and characterized by its Royal Poinciana tree-lined streets, lush green parks, and sweeping bay views. Designed by the award-winning architecture firm, Arquitectonica, the exterior façade of the boutique hotel is modeled after the pier-like Stiltsville structures located off the Florida Cape, and the interior design, conceptualized by AD100 interior designer, Martin Brudnizki, continues the maritime theme across the 100-room, 6-story location. The nautical look of the resort, as shown by its azure and white-colored terrazzo floors and glossy wood paneling, is influenced both by coastal Italian culture, and the sleek interior of a yacht or cruise ship. The property also features a rooftop pool and private cabanas; two signature Italian dining establishments including the signature Bellini rooftop restaurant and Il Giardino creperie and outdoor terrace cafe; a fitness center featuring Technogym equipment, personal trainers, and yoga classes; a wellness center and spa complete with BēAtala products, a private sauna, and treatment room; and a ballroom for weddings or private events. Images available HERE, please credit Mr. C Miami, Coconut Grove.
WHERE TO EAT
A tropical oasis of lush greenery and bohemian brio, GITANO brings an air of Tulum without ever leaving Miami Beach. Located on the ground floor and rooftop levels of Casa Faena, this establishment offers signature refreshing cocktails and Mexican inspired cuisine. Exceeding the norms of a typical restaurant, GITANO consists of a dining room, outdoor terraces, bar and lounge, and rooftop terrace, all inspired by the deep jungles of Mexico. The mystical Gypsy Disco sounds are best enjoyed on the covered rooftop with a group of your closest friends. Sip on a refreshing cocktail as the restaurant will magically transport you to a lively night in Tulum. Full menu HERE, images available HERE, please credit GITANO Miami.
Inspired by its rich history and 1950s glamor, world-renowned chef Jean-George Vongerichten has reinvented the iconic MATADOR ROOM with reimagined menus that offer his interpretation of Caribbean, Spanish, and Latin and South American cuisines. Seasonal menus are composed of small and large plates that embrace the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce best shared with closest family and friends. Located at the elegant The Miami Beach EDITION, MATADOR ROOM is a creative culinary adventure, tempting guests with the ambiance of the magical charm of supper clubs from the 1940s and 50s. Full menu HERE, images available HERE, please credit The Miami Beach EDITION.
From the culinary mind of Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten comes MARKET at EDITION, a food hall-inspired restaurant in the heart of Miami Beach. Part patisserie, part boulangerie and part salumeria, the restaurant features gourmet cuisine counters serving everything from pizza and ceviche to wine and pressed juices. The café-style dining room overlooks bustling Collins Avenue.
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Inspired by the bohemian energy and welcoming multi-cultural spirit of the Mediterranean, Baia Beach Club evokes the laid-back sophistication of international coastal living. The waterfront oasis is located at Mondrian South Beach, perfectly situated on Miami Beach’s Biscayne Bay. The menu features unique dishes and delightful cocktails curated from only the freshest ingredients. Baia Beach Club has a sophisticated casual elegance that ties people together creating a relaxed tropical social modern environment. Full menu HERE, images available HERE, please credit Baia Beach Club.
Located in a historic house adjacent to the courtyard, 27 Restaurant & Bar is Freehand Miami’s full-service restaurant and bar. With a focus on a welcoming dining atmosphere designed by Roman & Williams, 27 has the creative spirit of a modern-day salon utilizing the freshest local ingredients. Offering an a la carte menu complete with a mix of classic 27 dishes and new menu items, the team at 27 are thrilled to provide the same exceptional dining experience – inspired by the culture of Miami – that guests have come to know and love. Images available here, please credit Freehand Miami.
Hoja Taqueria offers something special with an ethos of the entire restaurant centered on respecting one of the most precious ingredients in Mexican culture: corn. Dishes are served on corn tortillas made in-house using masa from corn sourced directly from family-owned farms in the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. As part of the Bar Lab portfolio, Hoja Taqueria also features an exciting and innovative Mexican-inspired cocktail menu crafted by renowned mixologist Christine Wiseman, winner of ‘Best American Bar Team’ at Tales of a Cocktail. Located at Generator Miami, Hoja Taqueria is best enjoyed with a casual group of friends before a night out enduring the beautiful chaos of South Beach. Full menu HERE, images available HERE, please credit Hoja Taqueria.
Healthy, sun-kissed, wholesome and natural, The Lido Bayside Grill at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach takes its inspiration from global lifestyles. Executive Chef Daniel Herget’s vision is inspired by coastal cuisines and provides an exciting, varied palate that showcases locally-sourced ingredients and line-caught seafood that reduce bycatch and improve sustainability. Using only fresh, crisp, and clean ingredients to emphasize the vibrant flavors, Lido also offers vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options in addition to specializing in local and organic ingredients and biodynamic wines. Full menu available HERE, Images available HERE, credit The Standard Spa, Miami Beach.
A casual neighborhood spot for breakfast and lunch where guests and locals can enjoy plant-based superfood packed options as well as cheat day treats developed by Executive Chef Andrew Gilbert. The spa focused menu offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. The bright fare is complemented by the joyful, colorful space featuring a Scandinavian aesthetic with diagonally paneled pine walls and tropical flourishes. Full menu available HERE, Images available HERE, credit The Standard Spa, Miami Beach.
Fuego Y Mar restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach offers a distinctively Miami Beach-inspired setting for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. The influence of coastal Latin America is weaved throughout the dining experience. Drawing from Mexican, Cuban, Venezuelan and Colombian cuisines, dishes are crafted with fresh, simple ingredients. Diners are invited to share space at communal seating with uninterrupted views of the pool and brilliant white sands of Miami Beach. Images available HERE, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
Sérêvène, located inside Hotel Greystone, is the property’s signature restaurant, led by Award winning Executive Chef Pawan Pinisetti. Sérêvène presents a menu that marries Japanese ingredients and French technique. Pinisetti’s dishes are experiential, such as suckling pig carved tableside, and the location’s concept celebrates fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. The restaurant will also offer inventive mixology and a topflight wine program to complement the dine. Full menu available HERE, photos available HERE, please credit Hotel Greystone.
Pushing the boundaries and vision of the restaurant scene, Kurt Zdesar brings Chotto Matte to the heart of Miami Beach. The restaurant embraces the very best of Nikkei cuisine, with bold eye-catching natural colors and mouth-watering taste sensations. Using a unique blend of Japanese and Peruvian culinary traditions, internationally renowned Executive Chef Jordan Sclare brings an artistic approach to the Miami dining landscape. Chotto Matte’s Tokyo to Lima cocktail collection explores new and unlikely flavors, expertly curated to complement the most delectable dishes on the menu. Images available HERE, please credit Chotto Matte
Fourth-generation hospitality leaders Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani are the masterminds behind Bellini Restaurant & Bar. Set in the iconic Mr. C Coconut Grove, Bellini is renowned for its sophisticated and elegant atmosphere and is home to some of the finest Italian cuisine in Coconut Grove, bringing a contemporary edge to traditional favorites. Enjoy classics such as Hawaiian Bigeye Tuna Carpaccio, Tagliari al Tartufo Nero di Norcia, Beef Tenderloin Tagliata, and finish up with the iconic house-made Pistachio Gelato while overlooking the scenic Biscayne Bay. Please find images here, credit to Mr. C Coconut Grove.
Setting a new standard for luxury dining in South Florida, Queen Miami Beach ushers in a new era of extravagance, taking guests on a 5-star culinary journey through Japanese gastronomic traditions, matched with a modern approach, and blissfully marrying French techniques with Japanese ingredients. Overseen by world renowned Chef, Julien Jouhannaud, dishes range from curated sushi platters and seafood towers to a premier hand-selected butchers program and American classics reimagined through a Japanese and lens. Featuring a distinct Salon Lounge and exclusive, 8 seat covert Omakase Counter, Queen Miami Beach denotes an unrivaled indulgence of all the senses where elevated cuisine, excellent cocktails and singular service reign supreme. Images available here, please credit Craig Denis.
Tucked within the walls of the Historic Paris Theater, Queen Omakase offers a premier gastronomic experience to the already lauded Queen Restaurant and Lounge. Featuring an eight-top counter and only two seatings offered per night, exclusivity is as integral a part of the experience as the exceptional culinary programming, which will introduce a newly curated chef’s selections menu every three weeks. Bringing cooking techniques and quality ingredients to the forefront, guests can look forward to a premium selection of delicately composed nigiri and specialty Japanese dishes, prepared using ingredients from Japan and all around the globe. Images available here, please credit Craig Denis.
WHERE TO PLAY
Escape to Freehand Miami’s backyard oasis and revel in the Tales of Cocktail’s award-winning Best American Hotel Bar. Broken Shaker’s handcrafted cocktails are composed of elixirs, syrups, and infusions made from garden herbs and spices, fresh-pressed produce, and exotic ingredients from around the world. The team of skilled mixologists shake up the perfect blend of ingredients and international flavors to celebrate each season, offering Punch Bowls ($250) and Pitchers ($75) with a choice of your favorite spirit and flavor profiles, perfect for catching up over cocktails with friends. Dubbed “the coolest backyard in Miami”, Broken Shaker offers guests inventive handcrafted cocktails, while sitting under the twinkling lights. Images available here, please credit Freehand Miami
Pop open a crisp bottle of rosé and relax with friends poolside at Baia Beach Club’s new “Rosé All Day, On The Bay” activation running every Saturday. Enjoy specially priced glasses of refreshing rosé or bubbles, while soaking up the Miami sun at the bayside pool-party turned rosé oasis of your dreams. Savor elevated, Mediterranean fusion dishes alongside your beverages in the sophisticated yet laid-back, open-air dining room. Full menu available here, images available here & here, please credit Baia Beach Club
The spirit of South Beach’s classic cocktail bars of years past is alive and thriving at Lapidus Bar. Guests will be greeted with bronze and brass accents, tableside cocktails and live music. This is the ideal bar for bringing your day in Miami Beach to a stylish, sociable conclusion. A homage to South Beach’s classic cocktail culture in a highly sophisticated space, enjoy the Mangapeño ($28) made with a harmonious mixture of tropical and sophisticated flavors featuring Rosalula Mezcal, Aperol, Mango Nectar, Jalapeño, Lime and a Prosecco Float. Images available here, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
Located at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, the luxurious and iconic Art Deco landmark, the Bagatelle experience is meant to be shared with family and friends in a convivial atmosphere. Celebrate festive moments full of joie de vivre around chic tables filled with sophisticated, generous, and authentic French Mediterranean cuisine. Led by the extraordinary Chef Rocco Seminara and a team of exceptional culinary team, Bagatelle strives to bring the best and freshest ingredients to the table, showcasing the generosity of the French Riviera.Full menu HERE, images available HERE, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach.
Here, there’s always something happening—settle in for a live jazz ensemble, stand-up comedy set, sing-along piano bar evening or storytelling night. World music, charismatic characters and experimental stylings have a home here. The Hotel Greystone culinary team’s superb menu of cocktails and bar bites create the perfect after-work or late night escape. Meet up, see and be seen—right on Collins Avenue. The curated atmosphere creates the perfect conditions for people, art, music, and fine dining to transcend the predictable, and manifest the uncommon. Images available here, please credit Hotel Greystone
The Miami Beach EDITION is not merely a hotel, but an elegantly designed, intricately interlinked complex of structures, spaces, and settings that together offer a new kind of resort environment, where every aspect of the traditional beach hotel has been re-imagined. Downstairs, in the evenings—and late into the night guests and visitors can find another world altogether, Basement. A new kind of multidimensional entertainment that offers a truly startling, almost Alice-in Wonderland sight: an indoor ice-skating rink, and a bowling alley reimagined with sound, lighting, luminescent bowling balls, and midnight bowling leagues into a place of 21st century spectacle, socializing and fun. Images available here, please credit The Miami Beach EDITION.
WHERE TO RELAX
Located in the bottom level of The Miami Beach EDITION, The Spa at EDITION is the beautifully designed 1,800-square-foot space that blends timeless philosophies with innovative techniques and emerging trends. Enjoy the simple joys of peace and serenity with a day at the Relaxation Lounge, a massage, body treatment, or facial.
With custom-designed daybeds surrounded by drapery and vintage Moroccan rugs, the candle-lit Relaxation Lounge is the perfect wellness getaway. The streamlined menu is simple and to the point, making it easy for Spa Professionals to curate and advise on your preferred treatments for overall well being enhancement. Reward yourself with the CBD SUPERNATURAL DELUXE Facial (50min, $245-$255pp) including anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits leaving the skin with a healthy and youthful glow. The DETOX Body Treatment (60min, $185-$205pp) is a total body purification from the inside-out. Reach deep relaxation as your spa therapist carefully massages a seaweed, French green clay, and peppermint body mask into your skin, followed by a far-infrared treatment to activate the mask and ignite the detox process. Top it off with a soothing scalp, neck and shoulder massage for balanced bliss. Images available here, please credit The Miami Beach EDITION, complete spa menu available here
The Spa at Baia Beach Club is a waterfront oasis with an advanced approach to holistic treatments performed in a nurturing, organic, and soothing environment located at the casually chic Mondrian South Beach. Featuring an array of wellness rituals, body therapies, massages, facials, plus a full beauty salon, The Spa at Baia Beach Club is the ultimate Miami wellness destination.
Prepare to revitalize your body and soul, inside and out at the modern 4,100-square-foot wellness center. Begin with the Baia Balancing Signature Ritual (60min, $150pp or 90min, $185pp), combining breathing techniques with a massage and reflexology, while practicing the power of aromatherapy and amethyst crystals to ease the body and mind. The Baia Wellness Collective also offers Sound Bowl Meditation (60min, $120pp) with healing vibrations of crystal or humming sounds of Tibetan singing bowls as well as Reiki (60min, $135pp), a Japanese technique of energy healing and deep meditation. End your afternoon with a dine at Baia Beach Club overlooking the spectacular views of the Magic City. Images available here, please credit Baia Beach Club, complete spa menu available here
The newly renovated Standard Spa features idyllic waterfront views, good vibes, and an entirely unique wellness experience with an ethos of a sense of community and interaction. Take advantage of the recently opened Turkish Hammam, including refreshed marble tile, a eucalyptus-infused aromatherapy steam room, and an Ice Room.
The Standard Spa menu includes a vast variety of wellness treatments, such as the Celestial + Acupuncture Alignment (90min, $250) providing insight into celestial mechanics through a Chinese Five Element reading and acupuncture treatment seeking harmonious transformation. Rejuvenate yourself with the Triple Boost treatment (45min, $220pp), including three key elements that work in synergy to reduce anxiety, support restful sleep, and perk up energy levels. This bundle includes acupuncture points of the ear, a B12 shot and an herbal tonic with immune-boosting prowess. End the day at the post-treatment Spa Lounge with Danish rattan daybeds, while enjoying the beautiful views of the bay. Images available here, please credit The Standard Spa, Miami Beach, complete spa menu available here
Escape to The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, where balance is both sought and delivered. Praised as one of the best spas in the area and based on a mindful approach to wellness, The Spa offers holistic treatments designed to promote rest and relaxation. The one-of-a-kind Timeless Capsule, the only available in the nation, is a zero-gravity chair with no pressure onto the spine and is the best time-sensitive treatment.
Embodying the allure and glamor of South Beach, The Spa offers botanical herbs, rich sea minerals and essential oils to seamlessly combine and curate mindful journeys. Unwind a busy mind with the Mindful Massage (100min,$380), which is a holistic, deeply relaxing and clarifying experience including breathing and visualization techniques, massage on the metamorphic zones of the feet, full body massage, and scalp massage with warm rose quartz crystal. For a truly blissful night’s sleep, the Mindful Sleep Experience (120min, $400), is a tailor-made experience beginning with a therapist guiding you through breathing and visualization techniques to release physical and emotional anxiety and restore energy. A deeply indulgent and totally relaxing personalized massage follows to release deep-seated muscular tension using a combination of hot stones and warm oil gently poured onto your body, before a soothing scalp massage helps clear your mind and enables you to completely switch-off, ensuring an uninterrupted and blissful night’s sleep. Images available here, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, complete spa menu available here
Set along the Miami waterfront and spread across 10,000 square-feet, The Exhale Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour is more than a spa; it is a total wellness destination. With its unique blend of fitness and spa experiences, Exhale Spa is the perfect immersive wellness destination.
With a focus on the spine, skull, and surrounding connective tissue, the Craniosacral treatment(60min, $200) is a unique body therapy, which gently works the central nervous system to relieve mental stress, neck and back pain, and even certain types of headaches and spinal nerve problems. Combining the best-known therapeutic massage practices, The Fusion Massage (90min, $250) is a Swedish-based therapy that provides an unparalleled hour of relaxation. Rhythmic massage movements are coupled with the use of powerful aromatherapy oils and massages are customizable with the choice of an uplifting, detoxifying, or relaxing herbal blend. Image available here, please credit The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour, complete spa menu available here