Soho Beach House hotel’s bright white 16-storey building lords it over its Miami Beach surroundings, with a Cowshed Spa, an A-list restaurant, retro quirks and a rooftop pool.Indulge in a Cowshed salt scrub and massage at the spa or opt for one of the packages: the cheekily monikered Lazy Cow includes a body wrap, back massage and facial.
Eager to keep its members happy, the hotel organises a variety of events and activities, including wine tastings and film screenings in the snug. Take part in beach yoga sessions or water sports, or learn to sail with Florida Yacht (www.floridayacht.com). Go scuba diving with Tarpoon Dive Center (www.tarpoondivecenter.com) and angle for bait in deep seas with Blue Waters (+1 305 373 5016, www.fishingmiami.net) at Bayside Marketplace. Alligator-spot at Everglades Safari Park (+1 305 226 6923; www.evergladessafaripark.com) at 24200 SW 160th St.