Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Miami

Colony Theater
A range of performance arts can be enjoyed at the Colony Theater, an Art Deco gem that stands proud on Lincoln Road.
Sagamore
Not even Hercule Poirot could find a stray finger print here. The Sagamore is immaculate...
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.
Eden Roc Spa
Spoil yourself with treatments you may never knew you needed but you'll wonder how you ever lived without. 
South Florida Limos
Rock up to the red carpet like the SoBe superstar you are courtesy of South Florida Limos.
CVI.CHE 105
CVI.CHE 105 is a much-hyped, enormous Miami restaurant, which serves good value Peruvian fare among chic but relaxed industrial-style decor.
AG Adriano Goldschmied
Denim is king at AG Adriano Goldschmied, which houses premium jeans in a sleek, sexy setting.
Chelsea Hotel
Stylish yet ever so slightly budget, this hotel is a favourite of young models.
Diesel
Jeans with attitude. In fact, everything with attitude at Diesel. And, goodness, does it pay off.
Talavera
Waving the flag for authentic Mexcian cuisine in Miami is Talavera, which champions a menu of intense flavours. Be sure to wash everything down with a margarita or three.
Ortanique
You'd never guess that co-owner and chef Cindy Hutson was self-taught; the menu at Ortanique is to-dine-for, fusing together cuisines from South America, North America, Asia and the Caribbean.
Uncle Sam’s Music
DJs stock up on new (and old) tunes at Uncle Sam's Music, where vinyl is God and the customers nothing but local subjects.
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.
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.
Delano Hotel
A new version of South Beach's original icon.
De Rodriguez on Ocean
Owned and run by chef Douglas Rodriguez - something of a celebrity in South Beach and once name-dropped by Newsweek - De Rodriquez on Ocean serves up high-end Cuban cuisine on Ocean Drive.
Soho Beach House
Glamorous members' only hotel with a sophisticated vibe.
Aventura Mall
Everything you would expect: a bucket load of shops in which to burn your hard-earned cash.
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.
Tantra
Things get feisty here after dinner, especially on Monday nights; expect the tables to be hopping with more than just cocktails as the night progresses.
Dean’s Gold
Catering for both men and women, gay and straight, this gentleman's club is widely regarded as the finest in Miami.
Vue/Passage Bar
Flanking the pool at Hotel Victor, Vue/Passage Bar is made up of two connected areas that cater to all your eating and drinking needs. Great as your first port of call.
Bass Art Museum
The Bass has a well-deserved reputation for being a top art museum.
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.
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.
Original Penguin
With so many golf courses in Florida, it makes sense to stock up on argyle-patterned fashion at Original Penguin.
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.
Lowe Museum
With 13,000 pieces on show, many from the ancient world, Lowe is a must-visit museum for the discerning art-lover.
Bebe
If anywhere knows what women want, it's Bebe; its cool clothes are perfect for sultry SoBe nights.
Alessandra Gold Concept Store
A concept store so cutting edge it should come with a safety warning.
Safari Bar
Whether it's people-watching outside on the terrace or cocktail-sipping inside at the bar, the Safari Bar is one of the coolest places to chillax in the city; happy-hour makes it even better.
Spire Bar
A hide-away roof-top bar, lit by The Hotel's Tiffany spire.
The Room
One of the best-hidden secrets that SoBe has to offer. Try a tipple from their international selection of beer and wine, but don't expect a cocktail anytime soon.
Affliction
Get the Miami look at Affliction, where a graphic tee is sure to pack a punch.
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.
Mova
As is expected of Miami - and indeed, a gay lounge - Mova serves up multi-coloured cocktails amid fabulously flamboyant surroundings.
Bahia
An authentic downtown haunt for the business elite.
Bayfront Park Amphitheater
Music, comedy and theatre can all be enjoyed at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater, a 6,500-seat outdoor performance space.
Miami Kite Boarding
Take off with Miami Kite Boarding, which will have you flying high above the waves in no time.
Osteria del Teatro
Top Italian in the heart of the South Beach freak show.

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