tips on Miami from Brazilian designer Adriana Degreas

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The Lost Island

4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Virginia Key

“The island of Virginia Key, located some 15 minutes by car from Miami, has a small beach surrounded by natural reserves. You need to pay a conservation fee to enjoy the lush nature with a few other tourists.”

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Great Drinks

465 Brickell Avenue, Downtown

“The bar at the restaurant Cipriani is a classic and serves the most famous martini in the city. It offers a beautiful view of Miami Beach from Downtown.”

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Green City

10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables

“There’s plenty of green areas in Miami. I like to take people who come to visit to Fairchild Garden, a park that has a butterfly conservatory that kids love. You can even see the ocean from there.”

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Golden Era

9011 Collins Avenue, Surfside

“Recently reopened, the Four Seasons Hotel revives the atmosphere of old Miami. The restaurant Le Sirenuse features light décor and offers refined Mediterranean food.”

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Old But Gold

3415 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach

“In the antique shop Cedric Dupont, you can relive the Palm Beach of great parties. It has everything from items that belonged to hotels to artists’ personal objects.”