Soak up the South Beach lifestyle, dine at trendy restaurants and shop up a storm at the many malls and shopping streets, whatever you decide to do on your honeymoon, Miami has it all. Located in the south-eastern part of the United States and making up the largest part of Florida, Miami has long been a popular holiday destination for its year-round sunshine and beautiful beaches.
Swimming with the dolphins, riding an airboat, taste testing at a winery and strolling through a museum are just some of the great activities waiting for you in Miami. Beyond the sun, sand and surf, Greater Miami and the Beaches offer much more with the Everglades nearby where you can visit a real working alligator farm where 2,000 alligators of all sizes live in natural settings.
If reptiles aren’t your thing, how about a tour of a mansion with more than two thousand years of lifestyle artefacts? Vizcaya Museum & Gardens on Biscayne Bay has been the backdrop to many a film and photo shoot and continues to delight with its’ timeless beauty.
Miami Beach is a popular choice for honeymooners where you can spend your days on the beach, charter a private yacht for the day or book a fishing boat for a little more action. After the sun goes down, Miami really comes alive with luxury restaurants, bars and glitzy nightclubs all at your doorstep. Dine at a candlelit table, tantalise your taste buds with delicious food and simply enjoy the ambiance of Miami’s restaurants on your dream honeymoon.
Miami is a diverse city filled with Latin spirit and Caribbean flair and this is reflected in the food with a mix of flavours resulting in a unique style of cuisine known as ‘Floribbean’, available throughout Miami. Whether you’re looking for an authentic ethnic food experience, a regional favourite or simply a trendy place to drink over-sized cocktails, you’ll find it in Miami’s eclectic restaurants. We recommend Versailles, a Cuban food kingdom or Matsuri, a delicious Japanese cuisine restaurant.
For a day of sightseeing, visit the Miami Design District, the Miami Art Museum and the many art galleries and street artists that are scattered throughout the city. The Miami botanical gardens and Lincoln Road boutiques are also well worth a visit. Shopping lovers rejoice with a little bit of retail therapy at Miami’s many malls and shopping streets, bursting with shops and entertainment options. Some must-visits are the Dolphin Mall just west of the airport, The Falls in Miami-Dade, CocoWalk in trendy Coconut Grove and Lincoln Road on Miami Beach.
Miami has a tropical climate, ensuring a warm winter and a hot summer. Whatever time of year you choose for your holiday in Miami, glorious weather, non-stop entertainment and luxury are guaranteed.
What is the currency for Miami?
US Dollar ($)
How long does it take to fly to Miami?
What is the time difference in Miami?
GMT -5 hours
How much should I tip in Miami?
Tipping is an established and accepted custom in America. For good service, waiters and taxi drivers expect 15-20%, and counter and bar staff 10-15%. Porters can expect from $3-$5 per case, while tour guides can be given the equivalent of £2-£3 per day.
Do I need a visa for Miami?
Brits must have a full 10-year British Passport that’s valid for six months after you return to the UK. You will also need a USA visa or waiver form/ESTA. Apply for your ESTA at least 72 hours before travelling. Apply for your ESTA visa online. For up-to-date travel advice visit the FCO website here.
Visit the Miami Tourism Site for more information.