As the stars or the art world flock to 16th edition of Miami Art Basel, the Hotels of South Beach become rest havens and exhibition spaces for guests to marvel not only the art but the decorum.
Art Basel in Miami Beach 2017 will feature 268 premier galleries from 32 countries. Now in its 16th edition, Art Basel in Miami Beach brings together art enthusiasts from all over the world to explore the many dimensions of Modern and contemporary art offered by the show¹s sectors.
Show Stoppers: Bjork will DJ and Duran Duran will perform at the SiriusXM event
From December 7th to Sunday 10th the stage is set for the art world and celebrities to descend on Miami at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Including Bjork who will DJ at Mana Mynwood, part of the III Points’ Art Basel Concert Series, Duran Duran for SiriusXM at the Faena Theater and Phil Collins will perform at the 3rd annual Dreaming on the Beach Gala.
Highlights include first-of-its-kind virtual reality art exhibit ‘The Vegas: Alter Your Reality exhibit ‘ at Zadok Art Gallery in the heart of Wynwood.A concept previously untapped by destination marketers, VAYR is a creative interpretation of the Las Vegas experience, direct from the minds of five distinguished, international artists. Transformed into vibrant and immersive content pieces, their personal narratives are given the ultimate presentation as a virtual reality art collection that consumers can enjoy around the globe.
The Hole Gallery and Tara Subkoff presents an all female performance entitled “Doe a deer a female deer in the head lights and other cliches that are real “ on Tuesday 5th December and Patricia Field’s ARTFASHION is back for with a pop-up shop open all of December with a curated selection of items.
In order to fully experience Art Basel here is a selection of the best hotels in Miami to stay at. Tickets can be purchased here.
1 Hotel South Beach
Occupying an entire city block on Collins Avenue, 1 Hotel South Beach sits directly on 600 feet of pristine beachfront. The first hotel to debut in the 1 Hotels brand, 1 South Beach, offers unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami’s ever-expanding skyline.
Luxury: Pool side at the 1 Hotel South Beach is a cool escape to lie i nthe sun
The celebration of nature throughout the hotel is evident, from the graceful twist of driftwood furnishings to the ever-present sounds of the ocean and abundance of living, natural material. 1 Hotel South Beach boasts 425 guest rooms, including 168 studio suites and one 3,600 square-foot oceanfront presidential suite.
All rooms also feature custom hemp blend-filled mattresses by Keetsa with 100% organic cotton sheets, custom 1 Hotels bath products featuring naturally-derived ingredients with crisp, fresh scents of nature, soft socks in lieu of slippers to provide a touch of home, hangers made from recycled paper, yoga mats to use with in-room or on-property programming, and glass terrariums and special green moments throughout the rooms.
Elegant and Stylish: The Interior of 1 Hotel South Beach is a minimal calming shade of whites
Nautilus South Beach, a sixty hotel
This year, Art Basel announced Nautilus South Beach as an official hotel partner and only sanctioned tent on South Beach.
Known for its highly coveted events and exhibitions over the last 3 years, SIXTY Hotels founder and Nautilus principal Jason Pomeranc returns this year with an exclusive A-List lineup of public and private events.
Room with a view: The Nautilus South Beach is a stylish getaway
Including W Magazine x Oliver Peoples; Whitewall x Villebrequin Happy Hour; Paul Sevigny Art Installation; Art Basel Collectors Dinner; Gran Centenario x Kelsey Montague, Chopard After Party and partnership with New York City’s nightlife Butter Group as they present Up & Down at Nautilus to name a very few.
Relax and Unwind: This year, Art Basel announced Nautilus South Beach as an official hotel partner and only sanctioned tent on South Beach
W Hotel South Beach
W Miami provides the ultimate urban retreat as the hotel boasts an unbeatable downtown location in the city’s Brickell neighborhood – moments from world-class shopping and dining.
what a view: The W Hotel sticks to its cool interiors that has made it famous
Each of the 146 luxury rooms features private balconies with views of downtown Miami or the river, plus sleek bathrooms with floor-to-ceiling marble and W signature lemon and sage Bliss amenities. Whether you’re soaking soak up the Miami sun on our 50th Floor WET Deck or admiring the breathtaking views at Whisper Cocktail Lounge, W Miami offers the ultimate electric experience.
Delano South Beach
With its soaring lobby and subtle seductions, Delano is the hotel that changed South Beach forever. Designed by Philippe Starck, Delano South Beach is a luxury boutique hotel that balances eclectic details with grand public spaces that are playful, elegant, quietly theatrical and filled with all-night energy – proof that the new rules of chic are simplicity with a crisp, clean and modern sense of ease.
Statement piece: Delano Beach Club is the ultimate in poolside luxury, serving meals and cocktails from day into night
Delano’s signature South Beach restaurant, Leynia, a dynamic Argentinian Grill inspired by flavors from Japan which features the rustic allure of open flame cooking, while Umi Sushi and Sake Bar provides a casual dining experience, perfect for group dining.
Sip one of the infamous cocktails and enjoy people-watching at the sophisticated Rose Bar. Delano Beach Club is the ultimate in poolside luxury, serving meals and cocktails from day into night. Tucked away behind closed doors in the back of Delano’s expansive lobby, Doheny Room offers a refined, yet stylish lounge atmosphere. Unwind and rejuvenate at agua Spa, our rooftop wellness center where guests can enjoy traditional spa classics and luxurious pampering.
Situated ocean-side in the heart of Miami’s most desirable location in South Beach, The Setai Miami Beach is an international leader in hospitality and the hotel of choice for the sophisticated international traveler.
Never want to leave: The Setai masterfully combines the warmth of Asian hospitality
The Setai masterfully combines the warmth of Asian hospitality with the best in personalized service and truly rarified comfort. Housed in a restored 1936 landmark building within the historical Art Deco District, The Setai has been artfully designed, weaving the aesthetics of the Far East into its original Art Deco façade.
The Setai features 125 suites and amenities including three temperature-controlled pools, beach front services, exceptional dining experiences led by Executive Chef Mathias Gervais, a new Spa at The Setai by THÉMAÉ and a Clefs d’Or concierge, all under Swiss General Manager Alex S. Furrer.
The Villa Casa Casuarina
South Beach’s most exceptional experience awaits you at The Villa Casa Casuarina, a boutique luxury hotel, restaurant and event space housed in the former Versace Mansion, where elegance and unparalleled service seamlessly blend with signature Gianni Versace style.
Mosaic heaven: The Villa was former home to Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace
The five star, three story villa, is as opulent today as it was when Gianni Versace set out to transform a neighborhood and city over 20 years ago. Gianni and his renovated mansion forever changed the Miami Beach landscape from fledgling snowbirds to a fashion, music, and fine dining focal point of the world.
Gianni’s at The Villa opened the doors to one of the most photographed homes in the country. Guests are welcomed beyond the front gates to witness rich jewel tones, gilded wood and magnificent mosaics, a sight, which up until a few years ago was only available to a select few. Lunch and private occasions are attainable by appointment. In collaboration with Mathias Gervais, Executive Chef of The Restaurant at Setai, Executive Chef Thomas Stewart has conceptualized a modern Italian Mediterranean menu and will head the culinary team behind Gianni’s at The Villa.
Over the Top: Sleep like a king in one of the lavish rooms at The Villa Casa Casuarina
As the executive chef of Gianni’s, Chef Thomas transformed the famous space into a premiere dining experience. A graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu Program at the International Culinary Academy, Stewart holds over 16 years of experience in the culinary and hospitality fields. “With its mouth-watering savory dishes and personal service, Gianni’s will provide the most memorable South Beach experience, providing a glimpse back into the lifestyle of the hotel when it was a private home,” says Chauncey Copeland, General Manager of The Villa Casa Casuarina. “By again opening up the property to locals who are looking for the perfect restaurant we will successfully energize Ocean Drive,” says Chauncey.
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