Heading down to Miami for Art Basel? This festival will showcase the top world wide artists while letting you escape the winter cold and take in some sun. If you’re able to take a break from the party scene then you may want to head over to some of these Miami hotspots where you and your friends can either relax, dance, or devour a hangover brunch before your flight home.
See what Miami has to offer, and what drinks not to miss with our guide below.
LIV - Fontainebleau Miami Beach.
At this trendy hot spot your bound to see some celebs at LIV. Fontainebleau Miami Beach is the hub of trendsetting, high- energy nightlife. LIV nightclub, the city’s quintessential nightclub and a favorite of celebrities and those in the know, offers an eclectic mix of entertainment in a sleek, stylish environment. During the week you’ll be able to party with DJ’s such as Calvin Harris, Skrillex, and more!
Located; 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
An intimate setting steeped in golden-age glamour with live DJ calls for hushed exchanges and old-fashioned imbibing with a classic menu of time-honored cocktails. Aside from Madonna's eminent appearance at the Faena Miami Beach Hotel this year, during Art Basel, Saxony offers an intimate setting steeped in golden-age glamour with live DJ calls for hushed exchanges and old-fashioned imbibing with a classic menu of time-honored cocktails. The bar's DJ's pump tunes in the adult contemporary space, where smart casual to well attired gets you in the door. This is the perfect place to end the night or start the morning as it goes from 11pm – 4am.
Located 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Located on the 8th floor with views of the bay, this restaurant is the perfect place to relax and lounge in style. Celebrate Art Basel with a specialty cocktail to get you in the mood for the exciting art festival. Plan to grab pre-dinner drinks here as you unwind and talk about the latest shows, try the “Artful Basil” made with, you guessed it, basil!
Located - 2889 McFarlane Rd, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
To close off Art Basel 2016, STK Miami will be hosting the debut of its Sunday brunch on December 4. The infamous steakhouse is the perfect place to cure the week’s inevitable hangover. With all the high energy this is the place to be seen with a drink in hand. This may be the place you’ll want to brunch with your bloody marys, STK will be hosting a party with DK RBK where guests will be able to start the day or end the night with some STK and eggs.
Located - 1100 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
LILT Lounge – Kimpton Epic Hotel 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Downtown Miami’s cocktail and live music mecca, is the perfect place to celebrate art, music and craft cocktails during Art Basel. A sultry alternative to the Miami club scene, the waterfront cocktail oasis showcases a sleek design, unique libations and fare, and nightly live music. Basel revelers will enjoy LILT’s exclusive cocktail program featuring creative cocktails expertly crafted by Beverage Director Dean Feddaoui and Lead Bartender Spencer Taliaferro. The menu also features an impressive list of Champagne cocktails, classic cocktails and unique creations. LILT Lounge was created as a unique after-dark alternative in downtown Miami—a place where thoughtfully crafted libations could mingle with social plates.
Located – Kimpton Epic Hotel 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131