Travel Blogs from Miami
... huge thunderstorm completed the trip! On Saturday night we had out first big night out so far. Paul Oakenfold was doing a gig in a fancy club so after missing him in Ibiza we had to go! The club was LIV in Fontainebleau hotel, where the rat pack used to party back in the day. It was crazy money- Ibiza prices to go and double the price for men-apparently no club in Miami wants a club full of men! It was an amazing night and great to experience the Miami club scene, ...
Ok, so I have just written this all out and then my all decided it wanted to freeze and lose it all. After the megabus journey with the funniest sassiest lady who was having a go at the driver the whole journey under her breath, she provided pretty good entertainment for the journey. I offered to be in charge of the bus route to our hostel as mags had done it mostly in orlando. Thanks to my great planning we got on the bus the wrong way (we seem to have a habit of doing that) but ...
... and went to find miami ink shop for a quick ohoto opp! at this point me and jess realised how **** we actually felt so decided we would head back for a nap, but first i had to find some shoes to wear the the night ahead!
Luckily the first shop i went in i found a decent pair of shoes, which meant me and jess could go get a beaut 5guys burger then head off home in a taxi! After a couple of hours sleep me and jess then decided to hit the ...
... of the drive its just a straight road with turquoise, crystal clear water on either side. It's pretty spectacular and well worth braving the frequently terrifying Florida driving for :-) Our first stop was Key Largo where we visited the John Pennycamp National Marine Park. The coral reef here is protected as are its inhabitants so there is an abundance of marine life to see when snorkelling or diving. We took a boat trip out to the reef and spent a couple of hours snorkelling ...
... forever. I walked back to the counter and got an attendant with a wheelchair. She and I went back to collect Leslie. As soon as her butt hit the seat we were off like a shot. As is becoming the norm, we went quickly by everyone else in line.
The attendant left us at the gate for about 20 minutes. When she returned she wheeled Leslie down the ramp to the door of the plane. We took our seats and waited for the plane to load.
Other places to stay in Miami
Miami Airport, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- It's good, not great
- Not up to par for Embassy Suites...
Brickell, Miami | 5 star hotelfrom $233
- Nice, but not worth the excessive praise
- Fabulous hotel
- What an amazing hotel!!!
Downtown Miami, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Loved It!
- Loved the Intercontinental Miami, but...
- Real Bonus
Downtown, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $208
Flagami, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Downtown Miami, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Nicely decorated
- Had a nice stay!
- Ok for 1 or 2 nights
Miami Airport, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- Very disapointed
- Excellent Airport Hotel
- Excellent choice for an overnight stay!
Miami Airport, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Not for paying travelers
- Close to the airport, but the restaurant was bad
- We liked this Wyndham!
Downtown, Miami | 5 star hotelfrom $207
- An Excellent Long Weekend at the Four Seasons, Miami
- Weekend with Children in Downtown Miami
- Four Seasons - you'll pay for the name...
Downtown, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- Slightly disappointing
- Not performing at all
- Pre cruise
Miami Airport, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- OK to stay
- Great property ! Bad Management
- Excellent Choice
Downtown, Miami | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Also post hurricane, no applause
- Post Hurricane
Dadeland, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Brickell, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $174
Downtown, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $155
- Five Diamond Award? Not in a Million Years!!
- Beautiful rooms, very poor service
- Terribly Rude
Miami Airport, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- More Good Than Bad
- Ok but not 4 star
- Nothing special
Downtown, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- Very comfortable
- Not bad Not grand
- Loved the Marriott!
Northeast Coconut Grove, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Awful Noise
- Very clean and friendly staff.
- Thin walls, bring earplugs...
Miami Airport, Miami | 2 star hotelfrom $86
Miami Airport, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $134
- WORST HOTEL EXPERIENCE EVER
- MIA Hotel Worked For Me!
- Convenience at a price
Miami Airport, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Flagami, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $101
Downtown Miami, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Port of Miami is Fab!
- Loved it!!
- Very Nice Hotel at a Very Nice Price
Downtown, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $131
- Great location for Miami Marathon
- Fine, but noisy
- Solidly solid
Southern Miami, Miami | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Great deal, wonderful time
- Perfect for the price...
- First class staff.. but we checked out early
Coral Gables/Coconut Grove, Miami | 3 star hotelfrom $131
- Our stay was very pleasant.
- Staff was excellent
- Great Value