As we head into the dog days of summer, we decided to share with you our favorite outdoor terrace restaurants and bars! Beat the heat by sipping an icy cocktail in the shade or visit at sundown for cooler temperatures and phenomenal views.
#6) Loews Miami Beach: The Loews Hotel Miami Beach is a luxurious hotel that is home to several restaurants, bars, and lounges. The Rum Line bar has been rated one of Miami's best cocktail bars, while Preston's Market Restaurant & Bar offers a stunning view of the pool and beach and a Pratic retractable roof system to keep diners cool and dry.
#5) 15th and Vine at the W Hotel: Located 15 floors above the street, this restaurant and bar overlooks the beautiful Miami River. Formerly the famous Viceroy Hotel, the W is iconically located on Brickell Avenue where it meets the river. The views are complemented by the SunSquare Axis-80 Retractable Sail, which provides shade and adds to the classy ambiance of this one-of-a-kind Brickell restaurant.
#4) Sugar at The East Miami: 40 floors with top-notch views, The East Hotel's rooftop bar, Sugar, is the perfect place for socializing with friends. Enjoy a Lychee Blossom cocktail as you watch the sun set. Before sundown, the Enfold retractable roof system keeps the crowds cool while providing a sleek, modern look.
#3) The Edge Restaurant at The Four Seasons Miami: Edge Steak & Bar, located on Miami's luxurious Brickell Avenue, has become a sought-after destination for tourists and locals alike. Featuring phenomenal food, a 7th-floor terrace, and stunning views of the financial district, it’s perfect for happy hour or as a weekend indulgence. While you sip your drinks, enjoy the cool shade provided by ShadeFLA's retractable roof system, with additional shade and privacy from retractable exterior screens.
#2) 1 Hotel Miami Beach: The beautiful 1 Hotel located in Miami Beach has incredible views and an equally stunning rooftop bar. Right around the corner from the bar, Tuuci umbrellas and Cuscini cabanas keep you cool and frame the lavish pool deck. Enjoy a cocktail accompanied by the tranquil sound of crashing waves and beautiful sunset views!
#1) The Betsy: And our #1 favorite rooftop bar would have to be The Betsy Hotel! This attractive spot nestled within the famous Ocean Drive boasts a beautiful rooftop bar that is great for big events as well as casual evenings out with friends. The bar is covered by two unique SQK-40 Sun Square retractable sails for those hot Florida afternoons. In addition, the hotel offers an unparalleled view of the South Beach surf.