No money for a vacation this year? Cheer up, you live next to the vacation capital of the world -- Miami Beach. Instead of a vacation, break out the swimsuit and sunscreen, and head over to Pilikia by the Pool for a cheap day in South Beach. Located poolside at the Art Deco South Seas Hotel, Pilikia serves light bistro fare. A tuna burger with wasabi cream ($15) or a goat cheese salad ($11) won't break the bank, and pairs well with a Havana mojito ($10) made with fresh mint and lime. A full bar and a decent wine list allows you to stretch your lunch or dinner by a few hours so that you can get maximum sun exposure and pool time.
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