Book Your Stay for The Life Time Tri South Beach Triathlon

1779326_714667298611734_5739454677720974147_nAs one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities, Miami has long been a popular destination for sporting events. This year, two of its biggest races – the South Beach Triathlon and the Mack Cycle Escape to Miami Triathlon – are being combined into one daring experience: The Life Time Tri Miami Challenge, taking place Sunday, April 19th.

As the premier South Beach Hotel in the area, Z Ocean Hotel can attest to this being the ideal setting for a world-class fitness event. From its warm and sunny climate, to scenic streets and Art Deco architecture, South Beach offers the perfect backdrop to make The Life Time Tri South Beach an unforgettable challenge for attendees and athletes of all levels.

The event kicks-off at 4:30 am at the beautiful Lummus Park, located across Collins Avenue along the beachfront. The race will start with an ocean swim that runs parallel to South Beach (with the expected temperature to be a crisp 78 degrees), Pro Men begins at 6:45 am and Pro Women at 6:47 am.

From there, participants will embark on a bike course across Miami Beach’s scenic causeways, cycling through vibrant downtown Miami and  back. The final run will be through the world-famous Art Deco District before culminating on South Beach with an Awards Ceremony that will begin at 11:00 am.

Whether you are a beginner or a fitness buff, you will surely be challenged by this beautiful and invigorating triathlon, to register (click here), and if you’re looking for a place to stay  where better to book your stay for this major event than the Z Ocean Hotel? Our award-winning Miami Beach Hotel is the ideal place to kick-back, and relax after an eventful day.

Centrally located on 1437 Collins Avenue, just blocks away from the event, Z Ocean Hotel offers you a stylish, inviting and relaxed atmosphere, combined with a five-star service. Our 79 large and lavishly appointed units are the perfect rest stop after a challenging triathlon, especially if you stay in one of featured rooms with private rooftop hot tubs.

If you would like to learn more about Z Ocean Hotel South Beach and what it has to offer, please call 305.672.4554 or email







Z Ocean Hotel Invites You to a Stunning Artistic Exhibition!

10362644_713488092062988_648929164876824152_nAs South Florida’s premier Miami Beach Hotel, Z Ocean Hotel South Beach has always been eager to celebrate the city’s rich culture and cosmopolitan character. That is why we are proud to present the amazing works of local artist Alfredo Perez on December 4, 2014, from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm, at our location on 1437 Collins Avenue.

This all-inclusive solo exhibit is an excellent opportunity to embrace the striking colors, shapes, and narratives on display from Perez’s unique works. Enjoy a great sampling of hors o’dourves and specialty cocktails from the Front Porch Café as you explore these masterful oil-on-canvas paintings.

A Miami native of Cuban heritage, Alfredo Perez and his works reflect the burgeoning creativity and vibrancy that enriches the city’s residents and visitors alike; you can learn more about the artist and his works here.

At Z Ocean Hotel we’re proud to promote such local talent while helping our guests enjoy the many interesting and illuminating things that make Miami great. Inspired by the city’s distinctive Art Deco architecture, our boutique South Beach Hotel offers a stylish, inviting and relaxed atmosphere. Our 79 chic suites are large, and lavishly appointed, many include private rooftop terraces with hot tubs; Yet, no matter what suite you call your own, our dedicated award-winning staff will be there to cater to your every need.

Our central location puts you in close proximity to numerous art galleries, museums, and other cultural attractions, including the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami, the second-largest arts center of its kind in the country. There are plenty of great dining and leisure options right around the corner as well.

To learn more about the art exhibit, or to book a stay at our hotel, please call the front desk at 305.672.4554 or email