With a View: The Top 5 Views of Miami

Club 50

Perched atop the 50th floor of Viceroy Miami, Club 50’s interior offers the city’s most exclusive lounge, while the outside the private pool deck with bar offers dramatic skyline views unequalled in Miami. Club 50 is at once an airy and intimate escape designed for reclining, relaxing, and slipping away. Reflecting the refined grace of a proper English garden combined with the detailed intensity of an exotic lounge, 12-foot daybeds and continental-height chairs unite with rich millwork and marble flooring to invite lounging well after sunset.

485 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305.503.4400; www.viceroymiami.com

Plunge Rooftop Pool and Bar

Part pool, part lifestyle. Plunge rooftop pool and bar at Gansevoort Miami Beach stages the best vantage point over Miami, acting as a sun-drenched paradise by day and VIP lounge by night. A 110-ft long pool serves as the seductive focal point of this adults-only playground, encompassed by 360 degree views of the ocean, Miami Beach and downtown. Soaring palm trees tower over the 26,000 sq ft space, adorned with gleaming Brazilian Ipe decking, oversized Gandia Blasco pods, outdoor rain showers and tented alcoves all overlooking the Atlantic. Poolside cabanas are outfitted with flat screen TVs, crystal chandeliers and speakers that stream music spun by live DJs throughout the rooftop to keep spirits high throughout the day. Plunge, a marble bar stretching 20 seats long, affords intimate seating areas with white-cushion couches, sprawling umbrellas and poolside dining.

2377 Collins Ave.; 305.604.6988


Managed by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, EPIC is located at the edge of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay and offers one of the best views in town. Combining the timeless style of a cosmopolitan boutique hotel with the amenities of a resort, EPIC creates a sophisticated recreation oasis for guests amidst the energy and pulse of Miami.

270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami; 866.760.3742; www.epichotel.com

Mondrian Miami

Mondrian in Miami, designed by Marcel Wanders as Sleeping Beauty’s castle, invites residents and guests to live within a modern fantasy. Mondrian is located in SoBe’s West Ave. and offers breathtaking views of downtown Miami. Sunset Lounge at Mondrian, the indoor/outdoor lounge, offers the only bayside destination for watching the sunset over Miami’s downtown skyline.

1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305.514.1500; www.mondrian-miami.com

Mandarin Oriental

Contemporary in design and with a prominent waterfront location, the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Miami features 326 elegant guest rooms and suites – offering dramatic views of the bay and the Miami skyline. Amenities include two high-energy restaurants, M-Bar – a dynamic cocktail lounge and martini bar, an award-winning tri-level spa, Oasis Beach Club, the luxury boutique Shanghai Tang and extensive meeting and business facilities.

500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami; 305.913.8333; www.mandarinoriental.com