- After experiencing the excitement of Miami, take off in a convertible and enjoy the low-key Florida Keys and then the historic charming Naples
- South Beach, Key West and the Gulf of Mexico. 'Beach' is the theme.
- Miami with accommodation, a sailing cruise and an airboat safari in the Everglades included
- Our Dossier recommended places to eat, drink and shop, access to our local Concierge and all our usual additional services
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YOUR TRAVELOur selection of accommodation features small, beautifully decorated addresses with hilltop or shaded pools, trendy bars and prime locations, right in the heart of Miami Beach, along the beach and in the historic districts of Key West and Naples. Highlights to mark the journey include behind-the-scenes glimpses and the must-sees of the city in two impromptu walks in the company of a local. Later, go on a sailing trip off Key West as the sun starts to set, and dash away in an airboat on a private safari in the Everglades. The rest of the time, you are free to stroll and enjoy the good restaurants we have recommended for you. There's also the assistance of our Concierge, who can be reached throughout your trip.
PLEASURES TO ENJOY AS A COUPLEBike around Biscayne Bay in the shade of palm trees and past Art Deco houses, street art and chic boutiques. Extend your discovery of Miami's neighbourhoods and drive up to Coral Gables, Coconut Grove and Little Havana. In the Keys, savour the peaceful atmosphere and enjoy authentic Key Lime Pie on a cafe terrace. Sip a mojito and smoke a Havana cigar on a balcony in Key West. Get lost in its bougainvillea-scented streets and colourful wooden houses. In the early morning, wake up your body and mind with a yoga session on the beach, or a paddle board ride. Sail in private boats and come close to alligators and manatees. Lounge on the fine sand of the Gulf of Mexico beaches...
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Private transfer and accommodation for three nights in trendy accommodation in the SoBe (South Beach) district. The exteriors and interiors alike have a distinctly Art Deco style, and on the roof there's a lovely swimming pool. The hotel has beautifully proportioned rooms that blend a contemporary style with beautiful materials since a new extension was built. The ground-floor terrace is in keeping with the trendy atmosphere of the location, with its graphic design floor and modern furnishings, and is a pleasant place to meet for a drink.
Miami has many attractions. Its vibrant neighbourhoods are attracting more and more trendy restaurants, bars and businesses, and extend onto the endless beaches stretching along the ocean. We love the Florida beyond the amusement parks that provides an inspiring setting for open-air diners, Ocean Drive cruising with your hair blowing in the wind, the Keys so loved by Hemingway, paddle board rides and bike rides.
Included in the itinerary - Two half-days with a Miami local. They share their experience and knowledge of the city with visitors, as well as the secrets and stories of Miami beach's iconic neighbourhoods, and a wealth of advice for the rest of the journey too. The first walk takes you to the symbolic Ocean Drive, the beach, luxury, glamour, bars and luxury hotels, where you can lose yourself in Miami's Art Deco facades and the 'ocean liner' Art Deco architecture. Continue on to the Spanish Village, a little bit of Spain dotted with tapas restaurants and Mediterranean architecture. The next day, head to Wynwood, a playground for local and international street artists, and the ultimate trendy Miami venue, with many festivals, designer markets, galleries and concerts. This second walk reveals different types of street art and helps you understand the strong messages on the neighbourhood's large murals. A stop in front of the neighbourhood's most iconic building, the Wynwood Building, offers mouth-watering opportunities for foodies.
Optional - Zodiac boat outing through Miami Bay.
Miami Beach - Key West
Collect your hire car and head to the idyllic islands of the Keys via the legendary Overseas Highway, which links the archipelago along an ancient railway track and stretches to the very end. Key West, the most famous of the Keys.
Spend two nights in a beautiful white house with typical Southern American architecture, with shaded patios, a lovely garden and a pleasant swimming pool.
Key West was for a long time the favourite haunt of famous writers such as Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams. It's a paradise between land and sea where they found inspiration, with days out at sea and long conversations in bars and cafes that have retained their ambience of yesteryear. In addition to visiting the Ernest Hemingway Home that's open to the public, be immersed in its way of life while discovering two legendary spots on the island: Sloppy Joe's Bar, where Hemingway enjoyed rum cocktails, and the terrace of the La Concha Hotel, where Tennessee Williams enjoyed a Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail while he wrote his works. And in the evening, for the most beautiful sunset in Key West head to Mallory Square.
Included in your itinerary - At the end of the day, go on a sailing cruise with wine and beer tasting and appetisers.
Key West - Islamorada
Before returning to the mainland, head further along the stepping stones of the Keys on the side of the Islamorada coast, an archipelago of six small islets south of Key Largo, on the last coral reef in the Strait of Florida. This little paradise is famous for its fishing and diving sites, tropical botanical gardens and seafood specialties. Spend a night in a one of the region's favourite locations, with its intimate charm, palm-shaded swaying hammocks, suites with terraces and wooded garden.
Islamorada - Everglades - Naples
Return to the mainland, toward the Gulf of Mexico and Naples via Everglades Park, one of Florida's natural masterpieces.
Included in the itinerary - A private airboat safari in the Everglades wetlands. In a small super-fast boat, get up close to the wildlife: alligators, manatees and flamingos... The safari is also the opportunity to discover Gator Island and observe alligators basking in the sun.
Continue to Naples, and set your suitcases down for two nights at an elegant little address in the historic downtown. The hotel is an enticing place to stay, with its location and contemporary Mediterranean atmosphere. The small spa, well-being refuge and beach, all within walking distance, complement this unique location.
Enjoy a day stroll on the Naples beach and pier, looking at the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, or in old town, with plenty of trendy art galleries and boutiques. Simply cross the bridge to reach Sanibel Island, watched over by its old metal lighthouse. Further afield, the nature reserves reveal their vast mangroves, hammocks and abundant wildlife: Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Everglades National Park. Big Cypress National Preserve. Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife. Refuge. Picayune Strand State Forest...
Optional - A private boat trip off the coast of Naples.
Naples - Miami - Return flight
Return to Miami, return your hire car to the airport and catch your flight home. Overnight flight, arriving the next day.
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ZODIAC BOAT TRIP IN MIAMI BAY
Head offshore for an outing to discover Biscayne Bay, one of the hippest locations in Florida. This original tour is enhanced with commentary on Miami's monuments as well as the other landmarks that can be seen from the Zodiac boat. A beautiful glimpse of Miami and its coast, which also provide the opportunity to discover the little known places in the bay.
BOATING OFF THE NAPLES COAST
A private boat trip to discover the scenery of the bay of Naples and to see manatees. There are only about two thousand 'sea elephants' living in the warm waters of Florida; these huge marine mammals look a little like dolphins and a little like sea lions, and a lot like elephants. They're herbivorous, entirely harmless, approachable and present in large numbers in the Naples region.
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