Miami, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the USA, is found on the south east tip of North America’s Sunshine State. Miami attracts an astonishing variety of visitors drawn by the wonderful climate, superb sandy beaches, swaying palms, salsa music, glamour, sophistication and a decidedly exotic and relaxed atmosphere. Miami really does have something for everyone whether young partying trendsetters, families with children or the elderly. But there is far more to Miami than simply sun and sand. You'll find a city bursting with life and culture, with distinct characterful neighbourhoods and surprising architectural touches: historic Coral Gables, stylish Coconut Grove, trendy Art Deco South Beach, and the Cuban neighbourhood of Little Havana.
Strolling the beachside promenades and people-watching is a favourite Miami pastime! Miami is blessed with miles of superb wide beaches with soft white sand. Visitors can take advantage of Sunny Isles beach, popular with families, glamorous luxurious Miami Beach, elegant Bal Harbour and trendy South Beach. There are further famous beaches to the north of Miami like Palm Beach and the spectacular Gulf Coast. Miami is undoubtedly a shopper’s paradise with an amazing selection ranging from incredible shopping malls to classy designer boutiques or charming stores in Little Havana. Miami is equally famous for its astonishingly vibrant and varied nightlife which offers an extraordinary range of trendy cafes, bars and restaurants.
Holidays in Miami offer visitors a vast array of attractions including superb art and antique museums. Visitors should try to include trips to state-of-the-art museums that combine thrills with hands-on interactive learning. Children will love the attractions of Watson Island and the Miami Children’s Museum. The long list of holiday attractions also features the world-famous Seaquarium with its killer whales, the Metrozoo and the Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium. Miami is also a magnet popular with sports enthusiasts, with excellent golf, watersports and remarkable fishing. There are also wonderful opportunities for snorkelling and diving among the unique coral reefs at Key Largo. Miami is superbly located for visiting the Florida wetlands and plains of Everglades National Park to see alligators, turtles and manatees and enjoy thrilling boat rides. Another holiday essential is taking the spectacular coast drive south to the charming historic city of Key West on the southernmost tip of the US.
It is little wonder the Florida weather has made Miami a favourite city for retirement as well as for British holidaymakers. The weather in Miami is typical of the subtropical climate enjoyed throughout Florida. A veritable paradise for winter sun seekers, the Florida climate is sunny all year round. The best time to visit Miami Beach is between December and May, when average temperatures in Miami are in the comfortable low-to-mid 20C's. Miami winter weather enjoys endlessly blue skies and long days of bright sunshine. Winter evenings are perfect for enjoying Miami's beach promenades and outdoor nightlife, with temperatures around 18C. Winter weather in Miami is idyllic, and this is when the vast majority of tourists arrive from Europe. Miami winters are deliciously warm without being too hot, and the sunshine is almost constant. Make sure you use adequate protection against the strong Miami sun.
Holiday packages to Miami offer a wide range of excellent accommodation to suit your budget requirements. Choose from Art Deco hotels to family resorts on the beach. All accommodation will be clean and comfortable and will have basic facilities, a pool area and sun terrace and a pleasant restaurant. Be sure to check out our 4 and 5 star deals which include luxurious spa packages and stunning accommodation in unique modern settings.