Best Of Shopping & Services

  • Best Spa

    Carillon Hotel & Spa

    Try a Caribbean Monsoon (a "rain experience") or stare at the starlit ceiling and let all your worries melt away in the herbal laconicum — a warm ceramic room infused with herbs and private seating niches.

  • Best Massage


    Lapis offers various treatments, but perhaps the one that will give your muscles a workout is the "weekend warrior rehab."

  • Best Manicure

    Vanity Projects

    If you're looking to take that vivid loudness to a whole new level, there's one spot in town that can turn your nails into a work of art.

  • Best Facial

    Leelou Salon and Spa

    To look firm and glowing into your later years, professional skincare is a must, and Leelou Salon and Spa is all about pampering your pretty face.

  • Best Makeup

    Gee Beauty

    It's not a crime to want to look your best, particularly if it's a special occasion and there's a certain ex to impress. This is where the makeup-wielding wizards at Gee Beauty come in.

  • Best Plastic Surgeon

    Dr. Gabriel Salloum

    The center's decor is inviting and handsome, and so is the young surgeon himself, with a seductively smooth face and warm brown eyes that hint at your own aesthetic enhancements to come.

  • Best Laser Hair Removal

    Ultima Med Spa

    Seven sessions at Ultima Med Spa is all it takes to extinguish stubborn hairs forever.

  • Best Keratin Treatment

    Franci Beauty Salon

    In an unassuming shopping center in Little Havana, a tiny salon holds just a handful of chairs. Opening the front door pauses all Spanglish conversations and starts some serious stares in the sudden pin-drop silence.

  • Best Barbershop

    The Cutting Room

    It's a humble little shop located in a nondescript office building in North Bay Village with experienced employees who have been there for years.

  • Best Hairstylist

    Myrnelle Singh

    "Voila! You've emerged a new, nearly unrecognizable person. You have style now. Your hair has pizzazz."

  • Best Hair Salon

    Concept 5 Studio

    Solange Sarria and Andino Andres are creative hair gods with their fingers on the pulse of what's trending in techniques, colors, and cuts.

  • Best Tanning Salon

    Forever Tan

    The airbrush-tan experts at Forever Tan deserve plenty of credit for keeping up our beach-look street cred.

  • Best Gym

    SoBe Kick

    Some of Miami's best fitness instructors (with the sickest bodies) will show you the ropes in a series of drills that will leave you mentally and physically drained in a good way.

  • Best Group Fitness Classes

    Pulse 163

    At Pulse 163, the barre classes move superfast, so you're never bored while you jam to a current, upbeat soundtrack.

  • Best Tattoo Shop

    Green Machine Tattoos & Body Piercing

    They keep it classy and vintage with a fuchsia Victorian couch, skeletal antlers, and an antique clock you won't need to keep your eyes on. That's because unlike other tat shops, Green Machine charges by the session, not the hour.

  • Best Piercing Shop

    Tattoo & Co.

    You know they've got professionalism down pat because they've been enhancing people's lives through the magic of body jewelry for more than ten years.

  • Best Adult Video Store

    Playthings Miami

    Playthings Miami is the be all and end all of sexy toys, lingerie, accessories, games, novelties, and, of course, DVDs.

  • Best Liquor Store

    Bacchus Liquors

    Chicly appointed with welcoming furniture, the store offers a comfortable setting for liquor lovers to browse the extensive selection of wines and spirits from around the world.

  • Best Gun Shop

    Lou's Distributors

    In addition to the usual guns, rifles, and pistols from nearly every major firearm maker — from $3,500 Armalite AR-15s to $719 Remington 1919 handguns — there's a wide range of ammunition and all of the cases and tactical gear that your heart desires.

  • Best Pawnshop

    AAA Pawnbrokers of North Miami

    Customers love AAA's fair-trade policy and relaxed environment. The manager, an ex-Marine named Domingo, boasts that "jokes and wisecracks are my specialty," and he's not wrong.

  • Best Jewelry Store

    Sale Rack

    Nowhere else can you find such a unique mix of vintage and vintage-inspired pieces, and Sale Rack almost always offers a two-for-$10 special on clip-on earrings and cocktail rings.

  • Best Antique Store

    Worth Galleries & Architectural Antiques

    Worth Galleries is like a jam-packed fever dream of an antique shop — an unpretentious, overcrowded space that makes you feel like you're hanging out at the world's coolest grandma's house.

  • Best Flea Market

    Redland Market Village

    Thanks to Redland Market Village, city dwellers have a new reason to take a road trip down south.

  • Best Florist

    Pistils & Petals

    Since 1997, this homegrown shop has been spreading the love through floral arrangements — uh, "design."

  • Best Bridal Store

    Coral Gables Bridals

    At the recently renovated Coral Gables Bridals, the employees go out of their way to help you find the perfect gown.

  • Best Lingerie Store

    L.A. Boudoir Miami

    This place is miles away from the Kardashians wearing latex waist trainers on Instagram for millions of "likes." Instead, exquisite vintage corsets are carefully and privately shown in this undergarment-and-under-wraps world that women hold a bit closer to their skin.

  • Best Clothing Boutique

    Mimo Market

    Next time you spill hot sauce on your frock during Taco Tuesday at Wood Tavern, you'll thank heaven that Mimo Market is right around the corner.

  • Best High-End Clothing Store

    The Webster Miami

    With locations in Miami Beach and Bal Harbour Shops, the boutique is frequented by men and women searching for unique statement pieces like a suede fringe jacket by Saint Laurent (a cool $4,790) or a Balmain printed scarf (a tidy $805).

  • Best Hotel Store


    The well-curated shop is a perfect fit for South Beach's fabulous locals and tourists looking to snap up hard-to-find beauty buys by brands like RMS, Ilia, and C.O. Bigelow or those seeking some color and whimsy for their home via Jonathan Adler decor.

  • Best Eyewear Boutique

    Warby Parker Annex

    Despite the posh feel of the store, the affordable price remains a constant. For $95 plus tax, you can leave with stylish frames, lenses included.

  • Best Men's Clothing Store

    Lost Boy Dry Goods

    If you're looking for gaudy and excessively studded jeans, look elsewhere. The offerings here are classic and flattering.


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