Miami, FL for Partying & Nightlife

When I think of Miami there are a lot of things that go through my head like Latin girls, beaches without surf and of course nightclubs. So instead of making a feeble attempt at trying to remember any singular place I attended while staying there. I mad made a list of the top 5 places I remember to be the most fun.

5) Nikki Beach Miami

From Their Website: In every sense, Nikki is a beach club, from its tiki bars and cabanas to its Survivor-meets-Fantasy Island decor. That doesn’t mean you should bring your toddlers here (though it is very pleasant and quiet during the day). Awesome DJs spin top tunes constantly, and great global food makes for terrific nibbling. Plus, a never-ending parade of SoBe’s famously beautiful models, society pagers and jetsetters ensures that standard goings-on never get stale. The campy vibe is irresistible, and excellent disco, lounge and dance music are certain to put you in a party mood. And as a bonus, dancing in the sand burns a lot of calories, which is a great way to keep those cocktail calories in check. (305-538-1111)

4) Skybar Miami Beach

From Their Website: Skybar’s glamorous, welcoming spaces, located in the notorious Shore Club, one of the most unique hotels on South Beach, act as a magnet for the unabashedly chic and famous. From the gorgeous, dramatic Redroom, activity spills out the back door, into a lush garden, then to a poolside lounge, and finally to the beach itself. Accented with handcrafted lanterns, vibrant textiles, rich beading, tropical foliage and imported furniture, the lounge is designed to seduce — and it succeeds brilliantly. You’ll quite possibly lose all sense of time and place, which is quite all right. No one wants you to leave before you’re ready to go, and that will quite possibly be right around sunrise, which is beautiful coming up on the beach here. (305-695-3100)

3) The Stage

From Their Website: If you had never been to Miami before, and didn’t know anyone in the area, you would probably never know this place exists. It’s tucked away neatly in an alley underneath Interstate-195. Don’t let the location spook you. Walk through the sketchy alleyway, it’s worth it…we promise. You’ll know it when you see it from the line spilling out the door; you’ll know it when you hear it from the beckoning call of live music. This former warehouse space has been decked out with local art, ornate chandeliers, and a gorgeous mahogany bar that’s manned by gorgeous bartenders. Outside, through a large, always open roll-up door is an astroturf-lined patio with chaises and canopies strung with lanterns. Inside, a small stage is flanked by sofas and casual lounge seating, and is fronted by a dance floor sized for intimacy. Live music is here every night, and it’s always fantastic. (305-576-9577)

2) Grand Central

From Their Website: Grand Central is the club that embraces every culture and subculture in Miami and brings them together in a room to drink and dance and have a damn good time. The place itself is a large warehouse right on the outskirts of Downtown Miami; a big, bright box right off the railroad tracks that inspired its name. Grand Central is one of Miami’s most popular music venues, and has featured artists and musicians across genres, including Diplo, Yann Tiersen, Aterciopelados, Phantagram, Crystal Castles, Big Boi, Nitzer Ebb, Peaches, Black Uhuru, A Flock of Seagulls, Cypress Hill, Napalm Death, Peter Murphy, The Breeders, Black Flag, and Mogwai. Between their main room and The Garrett upstairs, they host a variety of dance nights throughout the week, usually free or for a relatively small cover, making it a haven for everyone from college kids to aging hipsters. ((305) 377-2277)

1) Liv @ Fontainebleau Miami Beach

From Their Website: While the Fountainbleau remains one of the more beautiful and prestigious hotels in all of Miami, it’s not surprising that LIV, the hot-to-trot nightclub held within, is also one of Miami’s crown jewels for an evening of pure decadence. LIV is all velvet rope and VIP and Gucci and Prada and bottle service. It’s not the place to go in jeans and a t-shirt hoping for a free shot of Jameson to go with your $6 beer. It is the place to go if your Manolo Blahnik’s finally arrived and you’ve got the need to show them off while hoping to rub elbows with Kim Kardashian, Alex Rodriguez, Kate Hudson, or Jay-Z (all previous guests of the establishment). (305-538-2000)

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