Miami is a bustling city with loads of things to explore - modern art, innovative cuisine, sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and a diverse population. It’s an amazing city to visit during any time of the year, thanks to the mild climate you can find here year-round. Bring your sunnies and get ready to dive in the unique Florida experience!
We at SeaBookings love Miami thanks to the broad variety of boat tours and watersport activities you can do right from the city centre. It’s the perfect destination for ocean-lovers and real-life mermaids. After spending some time on the Atlantic Ocean, you can try some delicious food at the local restaurants or buy some beautiful new clothes at the many boutiques. Miami has it all, and that’s why it’s such a popular destination for people all over the world!
Language and currency Miami
As in the rest of the USA, the official language in Miami is American English. So if you speak basic English, you will easily get around the city. Given its proximity to Mexico, there are also a lot of spanish-speakers all around Miami and you will find entire spanish-speaking districts!
The currency in Miami is the USD, and you can easily exchange your currency in the local banks. Credit Cards are also widely accepted in most sites of the city. We recommend to change currencies in the town at the banks, as the exchange rates at the airports are usually higher.
Getting around in Miami
If you’re visiting Miami and don’t want to spend money on a rental car, you won’t have to miss out on anything during your stay! It’s super cheap and easy getting around Miami without a car, thanks to the elaborated public transportation the city has to offer.
The Metrobus offers bus routes all along the city, so you can reach most tourist attractions without spending a lot of money and easily hopping on and off a bus. Especially if you’re staying around downtown, the Metrobus is a good option.
Miami doesn’t have a subway, but an overground public transportation network instead, the Metrorail and Metromover. Both these options are great for moving around the city, and the Metromover is free around downtown! But even if you need to go further away, fares are super fair and the connections are very reliable.
If you want to visit more remote places and hidden beaches, renting a car is the easiest way to get around Miami's outskirts. The cheapest way to rent a car in Miami is booking it in advance online and picking it up on the airport. With your rental car you can visit the most amazing natural sights around Miami at your own pace!
Best things to do during your holidays in Miami
Miami is a diverse city with loads of different things to do. Whether you want to stroll along the white beach, enjoy a delicious cocktail at the seaside, or visit some avantgarde art gallery and enjoy incredible food. Thanks to the year-round sunshine and colorful culture, Miami is a great city to visit in Florida!
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
The beautiful estate of Vizcaya Villa and the 50 acres of land, including some beautiful gardens, is one of the top attractions in Miami. It’s located in the prestigious neighborhood of Coconut Grove in Miami, and the Villa impresses with the Mediterranean Design and old history. It was built in the early 20th-century, and is now used as a Museum. The gardens are filled with unique landscaping for you to stroll around in and feel the old history of these Royal Gardens.
Visiting the famous Wynwood Walls is one of the most popular things to do in Miami. It’s like an outdoor museum full of murals decorated with modern art from local artists. They are located in the Wynwood warehouse district of Miami. Today, you can spend a lot of time walking around the streets admiring the countless walls full of unique art. It’s one of the most creative areas of Miami, and definitely worth visiting during your stay in the city! Wynwood walls mark the future of museums, and are filled with cutting-edge art by some of the most creative heads of the country!
After all the culture and art, you probably want to experience some of the Miami Fashion scene! Bayside Marketplace is the perfect place for a shopping trip in Miami. This two-storey open air mall offers hundreds of big and small shops with everything you could ask for. High-Fashion boutiques, small craft stores and a lot more, all surrounded by the Miami sunshine and amazing views from the rooftop. Bayside Marketplace is a Must-Do when visiting the city. You will find some nice souvenirs to take home with you here, for sure!
The best boat tours in Miami
Miami is the perfect destination if you like boat tours! There are many boat tours you can book in Miami
, serving all kinds of different tastes! If you want to do a short tour for some sightseeing but from a boat, this sightseeing boat tour in Miami i
s the best choice! Relax on the stable and comfortable deck while cruising along the city skyline.
Did you know that a lot of celebs live in Miami, and usually have a waterfront property? If you want to feel and see the celebrity lifestyle with your own eyes, we recommend the unique Celebrity Mansion Boat Tour in Miami!
See how the rich and famous like to live while relaxing on board.
Miami is also a popular destination for party lovers, and what better way to enjoy a night out than on a boat party!? Miami wouldn’t be the city it is without an amazing boat party, so make sure to not miss out on this Night Boat Party in Miami!
If you rather want some privacy for you and your group, why not book a private boat in Miami? We have lots of options for different group sizes, like this beautiful yacht
for up to 12 people in Miami.
The best watersports in Miami
If you prefer some action during your holidays, we also have a lot of fun watersports in Miami to offer! You can for example rent a private boat for with Jet Ski in Miami
for your group. This way you can explore the skyline at your own pace and enjoy jumping through the waves on your Jet Ski!
Another popular watersport in Miami is Flyboard. Have you ever heard of Flyboarding? It’s like walking over water, powered by two engines. It’s not too difficult to learn, but you do need some balance to work it out. With our Flyboard lesson in Miami
, you will get the hang of it quickly.
If you want to try various activities in Miami, we recommend the Watersports Pac
k! This package includes flyboarding, a boat tour and tubing, so you get the best of it all with one tour!
What and where to eat in Miami
Miami is a blend of different cultures, which also is reflected in the local cuisine. There are lots of dishes from a broad variety of countries that inspired local chefs and restaurants. One of the most popular dishes in Miami is the Portuguese Chicharrón, made of fried pork meat. The meat is deep-fried so it becomes nice and crunchy and served seasoned as finger food. If you want to try some, you should go to Delicias en Miami for some Chicharrón and other finger food.
Given its seaside-location, Miami is also a heaven for seafood-lovers of course. From Ceviche over Crabs and fresh fish, you can enjoy a lot of incredible seafood during your stay in Miami. The River Oyster Bar is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in Miami, so if you want to try the local flavours, book a table and enjoy!
Another Must-Try dish during your stay in Miami is the Cuban Sandwich. This delicious mix of Cuban bread, pork, swiss cheese, yellow mustard and some other ingredients is a true explosion of Latinamerican flavours! It’s a popular dish for locals, and you can try it at the Versailles Restaurant in Miami!
Enjoy the beautiful beaches around Miami
Miami is a great destination for beach holidays, thanks to the sunshine, the white sandy beaches and the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean! Make sure to visit the best beaches around Miami during your stay!
Hobie Island Beach Park
Hobie Island Beach Park is one of the most popular beaches, thanks to it’s amazing location close to the centre of Miami, and to the white sand and incredible crystal clear waters. It’s also known as Windsurfer Beach because you can rent windsurf equipment right at the beach. It’s also one of the dog-friendliest beaches in Miami, so if you’re visiting with your four-legged friends, you can enjoy this beach together. Parking at Hobie Island Beach Park is free, and there are Restaurants nearby!
South Pointe Park Pier
This beautiful Beach Park in Miami is a hotspot for people of all ages and areas. You can relax in the sand or at the grass of the big and spacious park, and enjoy the view over the ocean in front and the city in the back of you. Enjoy a stroll on the boardwalk or along the beach, and refresh yourself in the crystal clear waters. There are plenty of Restaurants around if you need something to drink or eat. It’s the perfect mix of an urban environment embedded in natural beauty and in front of the Atlantic Ocean!
Whatever you decide to do during your holiday in Miami, we promise you will love the boat tours and watersports. Sunshine and a lot of fun are guaranteed! For any further tips or requests, feel free to contact us anytime.