How to Beat the Heat in South Beach this Summer

May 13, 2015

Year-round, Miami is sizzling in more ways than one. But summer really warms up, with temperatures above 90 degrees and a steady stream of humidity as the norm. For when things get too hot to handle, we found plenty of ways to beat the heat, so you can always have your Magic City A-game on.

Buck’s Beer Garden and Bonfire
Beer lovers should hit up Buck’s Beer Garden and Bonfire at The Raleigh  Miami Beach every first and third Thursday of the month from 6 – 10 pm. Local craft beers like MIA Brewery will refresh in this beautiful backyard setting. And did we mention ice cream? Starting in June, plenty of it will be on offer. Round off this chill evening with a plunge in The Raleigh’s iconic Art Deco pool.


XIV Summer Sessions at Hyde Beach
With its motto, “save water spray champagne” XIV Summer Sessions is the ultimate way to cool down, even when things heat up on the dance floor. This Sunday it all goes down with a special “Super Heroes vs. Villains” session featuring music from Leo Medina. Reserve your garden table here.


Simply Lovely Summer Package at SLS South Beach
Sometimes all you need is a little A/C and an epic king size bed to make you forget its sweltering outside. With decor designed by Philippe Starck having Louis XV’s legendary mistress Madame de Pompadour in mind, you’ll always feel pampered when you stay at SLS South Beach. Book before May 31 with the “Simply Lovely Summer” package for up to 20% off, waived resort fees, and a lot of swag—like a summer survival kit and a welcome drink.
The Tyler one piece by Minimale Animale and Sunglasses by Spektre

Thriller Speedboat Tour
With ocean air flying through your hair, see all of Miami’s magic by speed boat and feel temperatures drop instantly. The Thriller Speedboat Tour zips you past Millionaire’s Row, the celebrity mansions on Star Island, South Beach’s Art Deco neighborhood and more.


When all else fails, go shopping. Set high above South Beach in the architecturally astounding 1111 Lincoln Road garage, the Alchemist stocks its shop with plenty of cool finds from the likes of Martin Margiela and Dries van Noten. Bask in the store’s A/C that fills this 1,800 square foot space and browse their designer picks for men and women.