Ideally located on a lush private acreage on Brickell Key, the tasteful Mandarin Oriental tower may feel like it occupies its own island when, in fact, it’s a part of Miami’s glitzy downtown. A small beach and bay separate the 326-room property from glittering high-rises, a view best afforded with a fresh fruit cocktail in hand at the hotel’s outdoor Café Sambal. The Mandarin Oriental is best known for its impeccable service and talented spa teams, so don’t miss an expert massage in one of the property’s waterfront treatment rooms.
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