With Spanish-style retreats and Art Deco digs overlooking the ocean, Miami Beach is home to stylish, unique properties throughout the South Beach and Mid-Beach neighborhoods.Less
Ideally located on Ocean Drive, the Betsy is a luxury boutique hotel nestled in a charming, colonial-style building. With high ceilings, chic striped sofas, and large potted palm trees, the atmosphere is both sophisticated and comfortable. Take a dip in the rooftop pool, recline in the sun lounge, or enjoy watching passers-by from the second-story veranda. The hotel’s 130 rooms feature walnut-wood flooring, dip-dyed curtains, and elegant Thassos & Carrera marble bathrooms.
In the heart of South Beach’s buzzing Art Deco district, the Redbury is a fun-spirited boutique hotel with a rock’n’roll soul. Signature red-velvet opera curtains frame the entry to the stylish lobby with bohemian-chic accents. The plush guest rooms feature an eclectic compilation of vintage concert posters, record players, and a curated selection of nostalgia-inducing vinyl. The famed on-site restaurant, Cleo Mediterráneo, serves shareable plates in an intimate setting.
Across from the lush Collins Park in South Beach, the Plymouth is a gleaming Art Deco gem with a tropical clubhouse feel. The lobby is outfitted in jewel tones, and opens up to a playful courtyard with black-and-white checkered tiling and a swimming pool. The 110 sumptuous guest rooms are spacious and comfortable with whitewashed hardwood floors, muted heather walls, and pink tufted headboards. The on-site Blue Ribbon Sushi restaurant attracts both visitors and locals alike.
This welcoming micro-boutique in South Beach is designed to feel like a friend’s home rather than a hotel. Soft interiors and whitewashed wooden furniture help create a casual atmosphere. Guest rooms are cozy and inviting, with ocean-themed accents and small balconies with ocean views. Borrow a stand-up paddleboard and head across the street to the beach, less than a minute’s walk. Extending from the lobby onto the sidewalk, the Local House restaurant serves Southern-style fare and cocktails.
The well-known Hotel Breakwater is a luxury boutique located across from Lummus Park on Ocean Drive. This Art Deco marvel effortlessly blends retro design with modern furnishings, creating a fresh and inviting atmosphere. The 99 guest rooms feature contemporary decor with lime-green and sky-blue accents and plenty of light. With live entertainment nightly and a variety of imaginative cocktails, pop next door to Ocean’s Ten for a night of drinks and dancing.
Casa Faena is a slimmed-down, boutique version of its companion property, the luxurious oceanfront Faena Hotel. The Mediterranean-style inn features a breezy courtyard lobby with a lush garden terrace. The 50 guest rooms are bright and airy with the brand’s crimson and white accents. Handwoven Argentinian throws and pillows help create a comfortable, homey atmosphere. The on-site restaurant has a spacious promenade for dining and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Built in 1939, this deluxe Art Deco boutique exemplifies South Beach cool. With terrazzo flooring and geometric design touches, the hotel maintains its vintage charm while embracing modern glamor. The 33 guest rooms have original hardwood floors, contemporary furnishings, and framed coastal artwork. The hotel’s famed Osteria Del Teatro serves up award-winning Northern Italian cuisine, alongside a variety of fine wines in an intimate and classy setting.
Occupying an original 1920s Spanish Mediterranean revival-style building, the Impala brings European beauty to central South Beach. The luxurious boutique boasts Greco-Roman frescoes, rich wood furnishings, and a serene garden. The 17 deluxe guest rooms are intimate, with warm colors, brass and Murano glass fixtures, and Florentine-style headboards. With the charm of the Italian seaside and the privacy of a Mediterranean retreat, this discreet lodging is the perfect tropical getaway.