Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Miami

1 Hotel South Beach
1 Hotel South Beach is a gleaming, high-end boutique hotel on Miami Beach, with its own rooftop pool and 600 feet of exclusive, pristine white sandy beach.
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.
Alessandra Gold Concept Store
A concept store so cutting edge it should come with a safety warning.
American Airlines Arena
Expect to see a few celebs in the crowd at the American Airlines Arena, particularly if the Miami Heat are playing.
Arsht Center
Not a dime of the $470-million that went into the Arsht Center was wasted: with an opera house, concert hall, theatre, plaza and restaurant inside, it has everything you need for a cultured evening out.
Art Deco
The awe-inspiring Art Deco that lines South Beach is one of Miami's defining features, so be sure to take it all in - camera in-hand.
Astor Hotel
The classic Art Deco design oozes understated style and draws in an exclusive crowd...
Automatic Slims
Picture a room full of America's Top model contestants and a lorry load of randy jocks.
Barton G
Barton G is one of the quintessentially OTT South Beach restaurants, lavish decor, beautiful people, over-inflated egos and great popcorn shrimp...
Bass Art Museum
The Bass has a well-deserved reputation for being a top art museum.
Bay of Pigs Museum
The Bay of Pigs Museum tells the fascinating story of Cuban exiles-turned-operatives during the CIA's top secret mission to invade Cuba in 1961.
Bentley Hotel & Beach Hotel
Like a cool kid who doesn't have to brag, The Bentley is one of Miami's most understated stays - but doesn't disappoint with creature comforts galore and a rooftop pool (a must in this sun-soaked city of sin).
Betsy
As the name suggest, the Betsy is all about cutesy chic, with seekers of solitude descending on its quiet Ocean Drive location for peace, quiet and creature comforts galore.
Biltmore Hotel
Follow Bill Clinton to the Biltmore hotel and revel in luxury under hand-painted vaulted ceilings.
Blackbird Ordinary
The perfect opportunity for the hidden hedonist to let loose and release that mid-week bender.
Blue Collar
Lashings of waistband-busting comfort food classics are the draw at Blue Collar, Daniel Serfer’s laid-back restaurant in the MiMo Historic District.
Blue Moon
A tranquil, picturesque hotel located in the heart of Miami Beach, just seconds from the beach...
C. Madeleine’s
You may need to call your bank and warn them before you step foot in this wonderland of fashion. 
Café Nuvó
Quirkiness abounds at Café Nuvó, in everything from its arty interiors through to its dedicated pet menu; the mojitos are to-get-drunk-for.
Churchill’s Pub
A near perfect man-cave serving burgers, sport, live music, video games and beer all thoughtfully arranged to let unleash your inner rock-child.  
Circa 39
Circa 39 is a cheeky Art Deco establishment near acres of free sand...
COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach
The COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is an Art Deco hotel with sweeping views out over the Atlantic Ocean, a spa, and delicious dining and drinking venues.
Dash
Dash needs little introduction; as the boutique belonging to the crazy Kardashian clan, it's had more than enough exposure across hours of reality TV footage.
David’s Café
Have hangover food ordered directly to your spot on the beach from David's Café, which serves up tasty home-cooked Cuban fare on Collins Avenue.
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.
Dean’s Gold
Catering for both men and women, gay and straight, this gentleman's club is widely regarded as the finest in Miami.
Delano Hotel
A new version of South Beach's original icon.
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.
EAST, Miami
EAST, Miami makes the views of surrounding Brickell one of its main design features, throwing in fine dining and drinking and a luxe pool for good measure.
El Palacio de los Jugos
El Palacio de los Jugos is a firm family favourite in the Flagami neighbourhood, serving up authentic Cuban food and fresh, natural juices.
Fisher Island Club
Take your time to zone out on your own little island...
Florida Marlins
Baseball is big business in Florida, which is why the Florida Marlins are so beloved in their hometown of Miami.
Florida Surf Lessons
Surf's up, dude! At least it is at Florida Surf Lessons, which will get you up and on your board in no time at all.
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.
Fontainebleau
Most will recognise the Fontainebleau from Goldfinger, but non-film fanatics will still appreciate the hotel for its extremely well-appointed rooms and more awe-inspiring amenities than you can shake a gold finger at...
Gale South Beach
A glamorous hotel that makes the most of its Tropical Art Deco style and unobstructed rooftop views of the ocean, the Gale South Beach is a local legend.
Holocaust Memorial
A desperately sad, moving and powerful experience.
ISA Boutique
Elegant one-stop-shop that ensures you're as cool from the top of your head to the tips of your toes in the latest fashions. 
James Royal Palm
Stunningly restored with a new feel as laid back as the amenities and service are sharp. 
Jet Ski Tours
Spy a celeb or two with Jet Ski Tours, which allows those who rent out its Yamahas to get as close to Star Island as is legally allowed.

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