Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Miami

Setai Grill
Be lulled into the sumptuousness of dark wooden panelling and pearl that cocoons the Setai and prepare for a feast. 
The Shop
Christian Audigier
Bling is the thing at Christian Audigier, the godfather of rock 'n' roll street couture.
Barton G
Barton G is one of the quintessentially OTT South Beach restaurants, lavish decor, beautiful people, over-inflated egos and great popcorn shrimp...
Co-op Barney’s
There's no need to pound the people-crammed streets of New York for a slice of the pie at Barney's; rummage for designer wares right here on Miami Beach at Co-op Barney's.
Ruff N Tuff Paintball
Unleash the fury at Ruff N Tuff Paintball, where you can shoot friends and family across three different battlegrounds. Extremely therapeutic.
Brickell Tennis Club
It's members-only at the Brickell Tennis Club, but lessons are on offer to non-members for $100 a pop.
Miami Flightseeing
Treat a loved one to a sunset flight in your own private aircraft at Miami Flightseeing - guaranteed to get the sparks flying all over again.
Ritz South Beach Spa
Looks are everything in Miami, which is why it's important to pamper yourself before you hit the town. Do so in style at the Ritz Carlton's in-house spa, which will have you relaxed and rejuvenated in no time.
Magic City Casino
Fritter away the green stuff at Magic City Casino, which would have even non-gamblers risking it all.
South Florida Limos
Rock up to the red carpet like the SoBe superstar you are courtesy of South Florida Limos.
The Cypress Room
A timely reminder that fine dining still has its place and starched table cloths and buttoned-up waiters aren't just the reserve of period dramas.
Doral Golf Resort
Argyle-clad golf fans can't get enough of The Doral, which boasts no less than five championship golf courses across 34,000 yards.
Miami Ballooning
Ballooning will give you the best view of the areas surrounding Miami, but there's nothing average about this flight; Don will take you for a ride you will never forget.
A1 Limousine
While limos may be considered tacky everywhere else in the world, they're still considered fair game in Miami. Ride like nobody's watching.
Aventura Mall
Everything you would expect: a bucket load of shops in which to burn your hard-earned cash.
Diesel
Jeans with attitude. In fact, everything with attitude at Diesel. And, goodness, does it pay off.
Ferrari
There's only one thing cooler than owning a Ferrari - and that's owning a Ferrari and all the goodies that go with it. Stock up on said items here.
Fontana
Found at the Biltmore Hotel, Fontana is the perfect place for a languid lunch beneath a parasol; work off the calories with a lap in the oversized pool afterwards.
Lucky Brand
If Lucky Brand jeans are good enough for the world's shiniest superstars, then they're certainly good enough for us; snap them up here.
Victoria’s Secret
And we didn't think SoBe's fashionistas could wear much less. Apparently they can, particularly when clad in lacy underthings from Victoria's Secret.
Original Penguin
With so many golf courses in Florida, it makes sense to stock up on argyle-patterned fashion at Original Penguin.
Spire Bar
A hide-away roof-top bar, lit by The Hotel's Tiffany spire.
Puma Store
Fitness-orientated Miami loves the Puma Store, which stocks an extensive range of style-conscious sportswear.
The Bar at Level 25
As is suggested by its name, The Bar at Level 25 is 25 floors up in the Espirito Santos building; inside are potent cocktails, a celebratory crowd and some of the best vistas in Miami.
The Forge
Scarface would have eaten here, Scarface wannabes eat here now. The wine cellar is enormous and the food - a mixture of meats and seafood - is verging on the outstanding. Book well in advance for your Wednesday night thriller.
Biltmore Tennis
Sharpen up your serve with a pro at Biltmore Tennis, set inside the suitably sumptuous grounds of the oversized Biltmore Hotel complex.
Exclusive Auto Rental
There's nowhere better suited to a roof-down convertible than Miami, which is why petrol heads flock to Exclusive Auto Rental to pick one up.
Sky Dive Miami
Take a leap of faith with Sky Dive Miami, where you'll plummet towards the city face-first either solo or tandem. Either way, it's an adrenaline-pumping experience indeed.
Bahia
An authentic downtown haunt for the business elite.
Gordon Biersch Brewery
The official let's-get-sloshed-after-work venue.
Banana Republic
Get the preppy look at Banana Republic; geek chic is so now.
Bayfront Park Amphitheater
Music, comedy and theatre can all be enjoyed at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater, a 6,500-seat outdoor performance space.
Star Image
So many clothes but nothing to wear? Head to Star Image, which will have you looking like the SoBe superstar you are.
Dolce Italian
Drag yourself off the beach and into this haven of Italian refinement for the finest Italian on the landmark Collins Avenue. 
Elemis Spa
Indulge yourself at the Elemis Spa after hitting the shops and ease the stresses and strains of everyday life like a true superstar.
PHS Helicopters Over Miami
Get a bird's eye of Miami via helicopter at PHS; there are a number of choppers to choose from and a range of routes to fly. Hop over to the local winery with the ultimate in transportation. 
The Raleigh
A regular photo shoot location and a hang-out for locals. Stylish, and it knows it...
Florida Yacht
You're nobody in Miami until you're whizzing along the ocean in a suitably powerful boat. After all, in this town size is everything.
Harley Rentals
Rip along Miami's highways astride a Harley police in hot pursuit.

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