Our City Guide: 24 Hours in Miami
How about a weekend in Florida? Your obligatory stopover, even if only for 24 hours, is Miami! Just a stone’s throw away at the BOCA Raton Museum of Art lies the exhibition “Beauty is Power” dedicated to Helena Rubinstein. Discover the life of Madame while enjoying the sights of this famous Floridian city. Here are our top addresses for an unforgettable day.
Breakfast at the News Cafe
Soak up the sunshine, blue sky and stretches of white sand from the cafe’s terrace under the trees. Located on Ocean Drive, the News Cafe offers a proper American breakfast with pancakes, eggs, sausages and fruit juice, making it the perfect start to the day! It’s ideally located for a trip down Ocean Drive, the avenue famous for its numerous boutiques and typical Art Deco hotels.
800 Ocean Dr
Spend the morning at the BOCA Raton Museum of Arts
This April, the BOCA, located 80 kilometers from Miami, launches the “Beauty is Power” exhibition dedicated to Helena Rubinstein. After the success of the exhibition in New York, it has now made its way to Miami to enable even more people to discover the incredible journey of this passionate avant-garde woman. The pieces on display explore her ideas and innovations as well as her influence on the cosmetics industry. A must-see!
Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real
Lunch at El Mago de Las Fritas
The owner of this restaurant and his daughter welcome every client with a smile, creating a relaxed and warm atmosphere. The Cuban cooking is delicious, and even won over President Obama one lunchtime! From the retake on a cheeseburger and typical hot dog to their delicious omelettes, the menu is perfect for a moment of relaxation and enjoyment. Need a stroll after eating to digest? Walk over to the Wynwood quarter in the Design District. Art galleries, creative boutiques and antiquarians make this the go-to district for design.
El Mago de Las Fritas
100 Chopin Plaza
Lobby at the InterContinental Miami
An afternoon of well-being at the Standard
To finish your day with some pampering, the Standard Spa, Miami Beach, will meet your every desire. Located on the water’s edge, the hotel’s spa is one of the most popular in the United States.
Treatments can be undertaken in any order, without booking and according to an “à la carte” custom. On the program: Turkish baths, yoga classes, garden swings and detoxifying fruit juices. A moment of pure relaxation.
The Standard Spa Miami Beach
40 Island Ave
Dinner at the Gibraltar
Escape the noise of Miami and have dinner on a private island! At the Grove Island Resort and Spa, the Gibraltar restaurant can be found right at the heart of the crystalline waters of Biscayne Bay. From here, you can watch the dazzling lights of night-time Miami from an elegant and modern setting. On the menu: grilled Chilean bass, dusky grouper and catfish. Meat-eaters, be reassured, you’ll also find New York and Black Angus sirloin steaks on the menu. It’s an exceptional getaway in a sublime location.
4 Grove Isle Dr