Top 4 Shopping Destinations in Miami
Whether you are looking for the latest designer handbag, a luxurious custom-made suit, or a flawless diamond bracelet – Miami offers some of the finest, luxury shopping experiences in the world and many are within minutes of your Miami Beach vacation condo rental! Here are some great places for an upscale shopping experience during your time in Miami.
Bal Harbour Shops
– This open-air shopping center, located on a barrier island just north of Miami Beach, opened in 1965 as Florida’s first high-end venture and is still one of the leading luxury retail centers in the U.S. In fact, Bal Harbour is so exclusive that it is the place that many famous European brands opted to open their first stores outside of NYC. This unique shopping experience offers a Zen-like atmosphere with a three-story al-fresco shopping center, beautiful art displays, and even lush landscaping with peaceful koi ponds. It includes luxury department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus and other high-end stores including Prada, Tiffany & Co., Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Versace and more. The Bal Harbour shops make shopping Miami Beach a luxurious experience.
The Design District
– If you’re looking for an exclusive place to shop in Miami, the Design District is a perfect choice. Located less than three miles from downtown, The Design District is not a shopping mall, but an entire neighborhood that has become known as a glamorous international luxury shopping destination. Comparable to Melrose Drive in LA and Soho in NYC, the Design District is the “in” place to be for the world’s most esteemed luxury brands. High-end fashion brands are flocking to the area to be a part of this exciting community and Miami shopping experience. In fact, over 100 new stores will be added over the next few years! Enjoy creative art and impeccable design as you visit shops like Marni, Cartier, Hermès, Christian Louboutin, Prada, Maison Martin Margiela, Louis Vuitton, Dior Homme, En Avance, and more.
The Shops at Merrick Park
– An open-air shopping center with lush, natural landscaping, gorgeous Mediterranean inspired architecture, and peaceful outdoor fountains, The Shops at Merrick Park offer a variety of high-end retail establishments for Miami area shoppers. Experience the very best with this luxurious destination that not only has the most sought-after upscale brands but beautiful streetscapes that make it the perfect place for year-round fun in the sun and flawless fashion. Anchored by Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus, the Shops at Merrick Park also include other high-end retailers you can only find at premium outlets such as Gucci, Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Diane von Furstenberg, Kate Spade New York, Tiffany & Co. and more.
– Touted as one of the nation’s premier fashion destinations, Aventura Mall on Biscayne Blvd. boasts over 300 upscale boutiques, iconic shops, and highly recognized retailers. Shop till you drop with luxury department stores like Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s. Spoil yourself with upscale shops such as Fendi, Gucci, Bally, Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Burberry, Givenchy, Chanel Fragrance & Beauty, Breitling, Tiffany & Co., Rolex, Prada, and so much more. Foodies will enjoy a selection of gourmet restaurants to choose from including Cvi.che 105, Pubbelly Sushi, Genuine Pizza, and Tap 42. Aventura Mall is truly a shopper’s delight and an unmatched upscale shopping experience. We definitely recommend checking out this Miami shopping mall.