Whether you’re based in Florida or elsewhere in the US, Miami’s a city with magnetic attractions. So if you’re feeling a bit like flat champagne following the festive season, planning a weekend break to the Magic City should restore your bubbles.
With year-round sunshine and a cool cultural scene, it’s a marvelous place to get away from it all for a few days. With that in mind, here are five tips for Miami weekend breaks in 2019.
- SoBe Taste Jamaica
SoBe (or South Beach to the uninitiated) is one of Miami’s best places to mix, mingle and sample sumptuous international food. And you can do all the above at The South Beach Wine and Food Festival’s Taste Jamaica event on February 22nd.
Caribbean cuisine experts Delius Shirley and Cindy Hutson promise they’ll take guests beyond jerk chicken to new heights of flavor, all set to a soundtrack from resident record spinner DJ Irie.
Grab tickets for Taste Jamaica and get your taste buds tingling.
- Miami Winter Music Festival
Held at venues in Miami Beach’s Faena District between March 25th -28th, keynote speakers and acts this year include dance music legend Armin Van Buuren, media theorist Dr. Douglas Rushkoff and rebel author Irvine Welsh.
Find out more about this eclectic event at wintermusicconference.com — it’s sure to be a weekend that’s informative as well as fantastic fun.
- Beach Polo World Cup
It takes place at Miami Beach from April 25th– 28th and features six teams packed with the Polo world’s best international players, all vying to lift the trophy.
There’s a kids Polo competition as well as lively Apres Polo sessions in the evenings for adults, so there’s something to suit everyone.
If you’re in town that weekend, it’s brilliant entertainment — wintermusicconference.com for more schedule information.
- Hotel Beaux Arts
If you want to stay somewhere effortlessly cool and chic during your Miami weekend away, head downtown to the Hotel Beaux Arts. Housed in the same tower that hosts the JW Marriot Marquis, each elegant suite boasts sublime views of Biscayne Bay or the city skyline.
With a well-appointed spa, super swimming pool and high-class cuisine, it simply oozes sleek sophistication.
- Miami flights
Miami is well connected to flight hubs across the U.S. So if you’re taking a short hop from New York or traversing the country from California, check out Kayak.com for cheap deals on early bird flights and book ASAP if you intend to travel during peak periods.
And whether you’re Miami-bound from Boston or LAX, find secure airport parking at Looking4.com and start your chilled weekend the way you mean to continue.