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COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach, is located on Collins Avenue, which is home to many of the city’s iconic Art Deco buildings. It is also close to the white sands of world-famous South Beach. This iconic neighbourhood is representative of Miami at large, with its diverse population and strong Latin flavour, flamboyant spirit and huge appetite for fun.

As a guest of COMO Metropolitan Miami, you benefit from a concierge team who can give you access to these different seams, with up-to-date insider knowledge. To experience Miami Beach on a bespoke, personal level, or for more information, approach the concierge team at the Front Desk or email guest services on met.mia@comohotels.com.

Nearby Attractions

  • New World Symphony: The concert hall, a Frank-Gehry designed marvel, is a Miami Beach landmark, and the Symphony itself is equally beloved. Composed of graduates of top music programs who are being trained to lead orchestras worldwide, the Symphony, directed by Michael Tilson Thomas, plays everything from old standards to world premiere works.
  • Bass Museum of Art: Set in a park in the heart of South Beach, this intimate institution is small in size but big in ideas, focusing on the contrasts and similarities between contemporary and historical art. 
  • Lincoln Road: There are markets and fairs that tempt treasure-seekers at every level, from the flea market browser strolling Lincoln Road’s Antique Market, to the contemporary art collector trolling Art Basel. 
  • American Airlines Arena: A sports and entertainment arena located along Biscayne Bay, a 15-minute drive away, and home to the Miami Heat, Miami's NBA basketball team. Within the arena is also the Waterfront Theatre, Florida's largest theater, which is used for concerts, musical theatre and other stage shows. 
  • The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens: Industrialist John Deering built this 1916 Italianate villa on doctor’s orders that he spend winter in a warm climate. The formal gardens, gondola dock on Biscayne bay, and ornate gardens were Deering’s own twist on the mandate. Now the space is a museum and botanical garden, which moonlights as a lush setting for weddings.
 

Activities

  • Water sports: Miami’s warm climate makes it ideal for water sports including kayaking, windsurfing, kitesurfing and paddleboarding.
  • Bike riding: Visitors and locals alike enjoy renting DecoBikes for both recreation and transportation; kiosks dispensing the bikes are located all over Miami Beach.
  • Golf: Golf is popular year-round, and can be played on public courses such as the Miami Beach Golf Club or at private clubs including the waterfront Indian Creek Country Club.
  • Art deco tours: Most of the galleries, which are clustered in Wynwood, Midtown, on Lincoln Road, or in the Warehouse District, are open free of charge during the day
  • Everglade tours: A short drive from Miami (about an hour depending on where you want to enter), The Everglades are the largest subtropical wetlands in the United States, home to alligators, birds, airboat rides, the Miccosukee tribe, incredible paths for hiking and biking, and great opportunities to kayak amid what has been called the 'river of grass'.