Sex & Gender

The Ten Best Ways to Spend a First Date in Miami

Each week, Miami dating expert Nikki Novo gives us advice on finding love in this hopeless place. Today: Ten only-in-Miami ways to impress your first date.

Are you a one-date wonder? Maybe it's bad luck, or maybe there's a lack of enthusiastic planning. We're not blaming you for your misfortune (not entirely, at least), but if good ol' dinner-and-a-movie isn't working, it's time to add some Miami spice to the mix.

From Homestead to Miami Beach and everywhere in between, lots of local spots and happenings are perfect for a first date, and we've rounded them up for you here. Sure, you'll find a few tried-and-true restaurants in this group, but you'll also discover an artful bike tour, a gourmet culinary class, and a booty-poppin' hangout.

Browse our list of ideas, choose one, and watch the magic happen. The sparks are on us.