At Christmas, Miami hotels are the perfect choice for travelers wanting to enjoy the festive season in the sun. Dinner options, from casual beachside cafés to upscale eateries, are plentiful in Miami – there's something to suit every budget and taste in the Sunshine State's most vibrant destination. You can savor your festive lunch on Christmas Eve or the day itself at one of these fabulous Miami eateries:
The five-course prix fixe Christmas dinner at Jaya at the Setai offers guests a traditional dining experience with a modern twist. The menu is adorned with delights such as risotto, dumplings, and of course, turkey. Dinner in the evening, so there's plenty of time to head to the stunning beaches and soak up the Miami sunshine beforehand.
Tuck into delicious dishes such as honey-glazed ham and chestnut phyllo puffs. Roast beef and turkey also feature on the menu, and you can top off the meal with a festive dessert and a Christmas snowflake martini cocktail alongside one of Meraki's delicious sweet treats.
This simple but charming café serves up an excellent 3-course Christmas dinner with treats such as Gruyère tartlets, braised ribs, and a selection of pie and cake for dessert. The location on Miami Beach is perfect if you want to make the most of Christmas Day in the sun before it's time to tuck into dinner.
Despite its perennial sunshine, Miami isn't short on festive attractions over the holidays. In addition to the beach, the Everglades, and wonderful museums, the area's seasonal delights include the world's largest Christmas theme park and Christmas-inspired performances at the Adrienne Arsht Center. With plenty to see and do for all the family, Miami hotels for Christmas are the perfect choice.
This family-friendly farm goes all out for the festive season with a Winter Wonderland for all of December. You'll have the opportunity to visit Santa, sample gingerbread cookies, and mingle with the animals at the petting zoo.
This fabulous art and culture center stages an eclectic range of performances, including jazz, musical theater, and comedy. At Christmas, you can check out several seasonal highlights, including performances of all your favorite festive tunes.
The world's biggest Christmas-themed park is located just outside of Miami and makes for the perfect family day out. The park features over 100 rides and attractions, plenty of festive food stalls, and a stunning light show to ignite your Christmas spirit.
When you book Miami hotels for Christmas don't miss the fantastic range of festivities. Soak up the atmosphere at Merrick Park as local celebrities light the majestic tree or explore Bayside Marina and take in a festive performance between shopping and enjoying a meal with your family and friends.
Each year, vessels are festooned with an array of fairy lights for a Christmas display unique to Miami. The boats also stage music and entertainment for what has been dubbed the "greatest show on H2O."
This waterside shopping complex is the perfect spot for some retail therapy and picking up last-minute gifts. There's a selection of entertainment and dining facilities, such as Hard Rock Cafe. Performances are often held on the stages around the complex.
The tree at Merrick Park is one of the most magnificent in Miami. Esteemed performers form part of the fantastic annual lighting ceremony, and Santa Claus might even make an appearance.