Do you remember the last time you whirled away an entire day at the beach with your husband? Without sand toys, buckets, water wings and kids in tow? When was the last time you and your girl friends chatted over cocktails at a trendy restaurant? If it’s been a while, why not make plans to refresh and get away from it all in Miami – where white sandy beaches, crafted cocktails and nights out on the town beckon. Easy to reach from most major hubs, you’ll find affordable nonstop flights from most major carriers. Here are five reasons why Miami is the perfect spot for your next couples or girlfriends getaway.


The Cocktails

Does life get any better than fresh, crafted cocktails on the beach? Miami cocktail bars are known fresh, trendy takes on classic, prepared by master mixologists. Take a look at Miami.com’s list of Miami’s top ten cocktails and check each off your to-do list! Doesn’t the Cherry Red Carpet look delightful?

The Cuisine 

With its unique blend of Latin, Caribbean and Southern flavors, Miami’s cuisine sizzles. Take a culinary tour and explore the foodie side of the Little Havana and South Beach with Miami Culinary Tours. This locally guided cultural journey will lead you to all the hidden cultural, architectural and culinary gems of Miami with tastings along the route.

The Beaches

Grab your sunscreen and get ready for some prime suntanning, swimming, and people watching on South Beach. This white sandy stretch of paradise, nicknamed SoBe, is known for its warm, crystal clear waters, sunshine, and eye candy. And since Miami is warm and sunny days year round, you can enjoy a beach vacation 12 months a year.

The Nightlife

Get ready to dance the night away: Miami is known for its hot nightlife, with venues offering everything from live music to star DJs, featuring everything from country music to electronica.

The Dream 

Step into the art-deco inspired Dream South Beach for a lush Miami weekend. With its prime Collins Avenue location, you’ll be surrounded by stylish boutiques, the hottest clubs and steps away from the beach. Save time to lounge at the hip 70’s-style rooftop pool and indulge in a relaxing spa treatment or two at the in-hotel Ayurvedic Shala Spa.

What’s your favorite spot in Miami?