The closest place for breakfast, dinner or a bar, is the totally refurbished Red South Beach Hotel, literally next door. There is also an ATM machine there and you can book your tours or rent your car from there as well.
Of course, there’s breakfast or dinner at the Palm, where you can also go for your spa treatments. One block away is the brand new amazing Edition. Cantina 27 has tiramisu to die for– it is just a 3 block walk, which you can do on the boardwalk! And we now have a Starbucks just a couple of blocks away.
And for a swimming pool, there is the FLAMINGO Park, in South Beach (just 1 mile from the condo)
The pool there is a beautifully landscaped state-of-the-art aquatic facility, which features two separate pool areas. The main pool features a lap pool (8 lanes) that are aerated in the summer and heated in the winter to maintain an 82 – 84 degree temperature. The water playground is a zero to 15 inch depth interactive/play pool. The aquatic facility offers locker rooms with showers, lounge chairs and sunbrellas.
Adults: Free ($10 non-residents)
Ages 4 – 18: Free ($6 non-residents)
Ages 3 & under: Free
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Heading downtown, just three blocks on Collins, is a liquor store, travel agency, Spanish supermarket, and restaurants. On the corner of 27th and Collins is a great Italian restaurant, Cantina 27, and a cute Spanish restaurant, Tropical Beach Cafe, where you can get fabulous mango shakes. Breakfast here is very very reasonable and you can eat outdoors. Be sure to try their Cuban coffee and their fresh squeezed orange juice. At 23rd and Collins hop a bus that will take you all around South Beach for free. They call it a trolley.
The nearest Walgreens is at 21st and Collins.
COLLINS BEACH AND THE NEIGHBORHOOD:
A 10-15 minute walk on the boardwalk to Lincoln Road, the heart of South Beach. Free trolleys run from 23rd Street to all of South Beach. Nothing in South Beach is more than a 15 minute Uber ride away.
GETTING HERE AND PARKING:
Street parking is free from 3 AM to 8 AM. If you can’t find a spot on the street there is a parking lot where you can use the meter, just 3 blocks away. We may be able to make available to you a parking pass for $15 per day that allows you to park below Collins, from 26th- 43rd Street without paying for meters. It is on a first come first serve basis. This works well if you plan to leave your car in one spot. If you plan to use it at 2 A.M., it will be difficult to find a spot. You can also valet park at the nearby hotels for between $30-$45 per day. There are free trolleys between north beach, mid beach and south beach, and you can also get around easily with Uber.
BUS FROM AIRPORT: MIAMI BEACH AIRPORT FLYER WWW.MIAMIDADE.GOV/TRANSIT
$2.35; Goes every half hour from 5:45 a.m. to 11:40 p. m., seven days a week. Stops 1-2 blocks from condo