The Hottest Live Concerts This Summer on Miami Beach

Every year, the magic city attracts countless visitors to enjoy its beautiful beaches, world class shopping, restaurants, hotels, nightlife and culture. Miami’s allure doesn’t stop with visitors from all walks of life; it also attracts some of the world’s most talented performers and is a stop for almost every national and international musical acts from every genre you can think of.

While American Airlines Arena is one of the city’s hottest attractions thanks to being home to the Miami Heat, some of the hottest musical acts of the planet also make sure to reserve this venue for their worldwide tours. It is host to some of the best artists performing a wide array of musical genres – from latin music to pop to hip hop to country, rock and much more. Other hot musical venues throughout the city include The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, the James L. Knight Center and more. Here are some of the hottest concerts happening during the next coming months in Miami.

Latin Music Concerts in Miami

Silvestre Dangond performs the following Saturday, July 22 for his “Caliente” tour. His recently dropped album, “Esto Es Vida” will be performed for the first time live in Miami. The latin vibes continue into August with international grammy award winner Shakira bringing her “El Dorado” World Tour to the 305 on August 17; Following her will be Mexican legend Alejandro Fernandez alongside Los Tigres Del Norte in their “Rompiendo Fronteras” tour on August 25 .

Hip Hop & R&B Concerts in Miami

The legendary Janet Jackson performs her “State of the World” tour on August 5th at the AAA.

Hip hop’s voice of reason, J. Cole, touches down in the city, performing his “KOD” tour featuring rapper Young Thug on August 9th at the American Airlines Arena. Janelle Monae performs at the Jackie Gleason Theater on August 27. The iconic Lauryn Hill performs on July 31st at Bayfront Park Amphitheater. Power couple beyonce and Jay-Z bring their On The Run Tour to the Hard Rock Stadium on August 31st. Finally, in September, the chart topping Grammy award winning Drake graces Miami on September 21 & 22.

Pop and Rock Concerts in Miami

On Friday July 27, the larger than life princess of pop, Britney Spears graces the Hard Rock Live. Ke$ha and Macklemore bring their joint tour to the AAA on August 4th. On August 18th, Taylor Swift brings her Reputation Tour to the Hard Rock Stadium. More concerts coming up also include Christina Aguilera, Noah Cyrus, Charlie Puth, Kali Uchis, Twenty One Pilots  and more.

Plan Ahead for your Miami Concerts!

Z Ocean Hotel is strategically located just a twenty minute drive from the American Airlines Arena, the James L. Knight Center and Bayfront Park. It’s about 45-55 minutes away from the Hard Rock Stadium. If you’re visiting Miami and heading to one of these concerts, it’s a great way to get the beauty and relaxation of staying on Miami Beach while also having proximity and accessibility to all the nightlife and events the city has to offer. Before the shows, grab a quick bite at our Front Porch Cafe or a nearby restaurant, and head to the show. Even after the show, if you’re still looking for more to do, many artists make special appearances in nearby clubs to end their night in Miami with an after party! Make your arrangements ahead of time if you’ll be visiting Miami to see any of these upcoming shows. We pride ourselves on being a premiere Miami hotel close to concerts happening in the city.

Book a stay at our Miami Beach hotel and not only will you be close to your favorite artist events  but you’ll also be able to put your feet up in our upscale, luxurious suite after a night of dancing. Call 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation at our South Beach hotel and get ready for a night to remember!

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10th Annual Pride Week in Miami Beach

10th Annual Pride Week in Miami

During the week of April 2nd, Ocean Drive was flooded with Love is Love supporters all over the world. Along the streets between 5th and 15th, messages of love and support flashed on signs being held up high; The multi-colored rainbow flag waved high everywhere you looked and Miami’s LGBTQ community was present and proud, emanating pure joy and comradery.

Many events took place throughout South Beach honoring the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals expressing their love. Z Ocean Hotel was seconds away from all the action and we were proud to be a part of all the celebration.

Pride Week Parade in Miami: Recap

Miami has been considered a national mecca for the LGBT community, with plenty of businesses and events catered to the community specifically. Since 2009, which was the initiation of Miami Pride Week, culture and pride has been celebrated in a warm, welcoming and love centric community. The event has grown larger and larger every year and is now almost 10x bigger than when it first started. Miami Pride Week was started as a neighborhood event with approximately 15,000 people celebrating in 2009 to 135,000 people celebrating this year’s 10th Annual Pride. That makes this year’s Pride Week the largest one yet! Miami began their celebration with a rainbow flag raising ceremony at City Hall and continued until the annual parade on Sunday. The parade is a  well-known consecutive event during Pride Week along Ocean Drive. Before 12 PM, closed streets were being prepared for 35 floats and over 3,000 people were participating. Business and organizations, including LGBT community organizations, supported the ground shaking floats on the streets of Ocean Drive. The parade included activities such as awarding the best entry in the parade with the most creative, artistic approach. The 10th Annual parade took on a global stage experience including celebrities singing out their support to the community. Amazing performers such as Iggy Azalea, Gloria Estefan, and Adam Lambert participated in the 2018 parade.The energy coming from the live music, parties, pageants, fireworks, and of course the parade was electric.

A Hotel Oasis in the Heart of South Beach and Pride Week

Z Ocean Hotel was blocks away from the excitement coming from the streets of Ocean Drive and was host to many Pride Week participators and community members. Z Ocean Hotel offers relaxation just steps away from the action, allowing its guests  to refresh and re-energize before another day of celebration and festivities. As Pride Week continues to grow, we will proudly support and welcome guests from every walk of life who want to attend the events.

Miami Pride Week begins the first week of April 2019, and people are planning ahead! Book a stay at our Miami Beach hotel and not only will you be just minutes away from the popular events taking place during Pride Week, you’ll be able to refresh in some comfortably upscale suites. Call 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation at our South Beach hotel and get ready for a week full of love!

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Relax All Miami Spa Month Long

Miami introduces the most special time of the year, full of relaxation and self-care: Miami’s annual Spa Month. The 7th annual Miami Spa Month provides discounted prices on the some of the “Best Spas in America” located in Miami Beach. Wellness is the concept of being healthy within mind and body, and the Miami Hotels make sure their guests experience that during their stay. Once again, Z Ocean hotel will be participating, offering discounted services to spoil their guests and visitors! Starting July 1 through August 31, Z Spa will be introducing their amazing prices for their services. Immerse yourself in the luxurious services at discounted prices.

Massage Specials for Miami Spa Month

Z Ocean Hotel’s highly skilled spa therapists restore you to your personal best through formulated treatments. With the option of the secluded, private spa suite including a personal oversized balcony with a deep Roman Hot Tub, the luxurious Spa Balcony, or an opportunity to view Miami from the Rooftop Terrace; Z Spa is dedicated is to provide their clients with restoration and realignment of the body and spirit. Z Spa offers exclusive spa treatments through their massages, body treatments, rehabilitation treatments, facials, and manicures and pedicures. Our Miami Beach Hotel wants to provide our guest with a true relaxation from within. With our neighbor, the ocean, Z Spa offers a natural escape through the pleasure of the oceans aroma and sounds.

Selected services will be offered at Z Spa’s discounted prices. The 50-minute services will be reduced to $109 USD and the 90-minute services will be reduced to $139 USD.

Z Deep Blue Massage

The signature Z Deep Blue Massage leads one into a sense of escape while promoting energy and balance through mineral oils. The massage reduces stressed muscles and enhances individuals range of motion and flexibility.

Ocean Bliss

Our Ocean Bliss service provides a full body treatment that soothes you into a deep state of relaxation through Swedish massage stroke. Using Algae oil to improve circulation and ease tension, Ocean Bliss will take you further into a deep state of relaxation.

Calming Sea

The Calming Sea is a serene experience for your overall well being. The aromatic treatment combines mineral, oils and algae oil to promote balance through mind and body. The Calming Sea is known for soothing guests into their state of escape.     

Champagne Oil Couples Massage

Our couples massage is a great way to enjoy a relaxing moment. Invite a loved one to experience a gentle, romantic coconut oil massage paired with a glass of bubbly. Make sure to dip into the Roman Hot Tub, a perfect way to conclude your service.  

The Z Spa is open seven days a week from 10 am to 6 pm. For any additional information, just call the front desk at 305.672.4554 or 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation.

Book a stay at our Miami Beach hotel and not only will you be just steps away (literally) from the Z Spa, you’ll be able to unwind in our private, luxurious rooftop hot tubs. Call 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation at our South Beach hotel and get ready for a relaxing night!

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Fashion, Culture, & Swimwear Surrounds Z Ocean Hotel Miami Beach

The fashion world converges on Miami Beach during Miami Swim Week – it’s the most highly anticipated Miami fashion event of the year. The city is flooded with designers, celebrities and photographers showing off their work and giving us all a sneak peek of what’s to come in the 2019 swim season. As the most important fashion and trade show in the swimwear industry, it’s where up and coming designers have a chance to show their work and world-class swimwear designers show off their latest collections.

Miami will be host to Miami Swim Week for its 10th consecutive year. Beginning July 12 through July 17, Miami Swim week arrives full of events, trunk shows, and runway action throughout the Miami Beach Hotels. Enjoy a week of fashion and culture through the extravagance of Miami Swim Week.

What New Designs Can We Expect?

This year, we can expect new swimwear designs to offer plenty of interesting detail – like straps and wraps; bandeau tops are making statements through neutral colors, the focus on shoulders continues with more off-the-shoulder looks, and high waisted bodysuits continue their stronghold.

Through three major runway platforms, Paraiso (originally known funkshion), Art Hearts Fashion and Planet Fashion introduce designers like Zimmerman, Montce, Lahana Swim. 1970s fashion will also be making an appearance in some of the 2019 designs. Fresh new takes will take center stage as we can expect young, up and coming designers, such as LIL&EMM and TJ SWIM. Only blocks away from Ocean Drive Hotels, Collins Park will be hosting the 36th annual SwimShow and Miami Beach Convention Center will be boosting over 2,500 brands during trade shows. After the fashion shows, make sure to make your way to nearby after parties, including exclusive lounges and upscale nightclubs.

Miami Beach Hotels Right in the Center of all the Swim Week Action

Z Ocean Hotel is around the corner from most of Swim Week shows and parties. Events will take place at nearby hotels as well as the after-parties that will open doors to meeting the designers, publicists, and photographers. Starting July 12, it is highly recommended to start your day strutting in your stylish bathing suit down to the beach after a fresh breakfast at the Front Porch Cafe. After a day of fashion and a night full of non-stop nightlife, return to a luxurious hotel on the beach with a beautiful ocean view. The penthouse suites offer in-room hot tubs and a private balcony looking out onto the ocean. Please, do not forget to visit the fashion week website to purchase tickets, they do sell out fast! Also, any additional questions you have about the events, you will find on the website.  Z Ocean Hotel is excited to welcome another year of breathtaking fashion taking over their lobby!

Book a stay at our Miami Beach hotel and not only will you be just minutes away from Miami Swim Week events but, you’ll be able to unwind and relax in our cozy, high-class rooms and start the mornings on steps away from the ocean. Call 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation at our South Beach hotel and get ready for a night full of fashion and unforgettable creativity.

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Miami Spice Restaurants by Ocean Drive

Miami’s tastiest season is upon us! Returning to Miami for its 17th year, Miami Spice is designed to invite locals to try new restaurants as well as visiting the old favorites. Starting on August 1st, Miami Spice honors the city’s best restaurants for their exceptional eats by providing discounted three-course meals. For locals looking to enjoy a summer staycation on Miami Beach or for visitors who book a stay in the heart of South Beach during the city’s offseason, Z Ocean Hotel is a perfect find. It ’s strategically situated right on Collins and Ocean, just steps away from the beach, clubs and bars, boutique shops and of course, great restaurants.

Z Ocean Hotel is surrounded by some of Miami’s hottest restaurants located along Ocean Drive that are participating in this once-a-year special. Here are 3 of the closest participating restaurants to our hotel:

Byblos – Mediterranean Cuisine

Known for its unparalleled flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean, Byblos is located just three blocks away from Z Ocean Hotel. It includes their famous exquisite Mediterranean cuisines using traditional and local ingredients, Byblos offers exotic dishes served in a beautiful, colorful room and patio, donning middle eastern decor with a regal flair. It’s a true cultural and culinary mosaic set in a family-friendly atmosphere. Dine on traditional Mediterranean favorites like kebabs, roasted lamb, Spanish octopus and more. It’s a very well known spot, especially during Miami Spice Month.

Quality Meats – NYC Chophouse

Quality Meats offers a menu that compliments classic butchery including large cuts of beef that are cured, smoked dishes, and large flavorful dishes from short ribs to double tomahawk rib steak. It’s a classic NYC chophouse set in a deco hotel.  Chef Patrick Rebholz, formerly of Peninsula Grill in Charleston is at the helm here, creating beautiful shellfish platters, suckling pig, and tuna au poivre, offered along with expertly crafted cocktails. The atmosphere is upscale and intimate with a wraparound terrace, a rolling bar cart on the lounge which is adjacent to the patio lined with cozy teak tables in candlelit nooks. With the offering indoor and outdoor patio sitting, Quality Meats introduces South Beach to a classic perspective with a modern approach. A must-see during Miami Spice Month!

Lobster Bar Sea Grille – Upscale Seafood

Found in the heart of South Beach and just five minutes away from Z Ocean Hotel, Miami brings you Lobster Bar Sea Grille. A glittering, upscale restaurant offers a wide selection of world-class seafood, prime steaks, and luxurious cocktails paired with unbelievable service. It features a beautifully vibrant decor and embodies all that is Miami Beach luxury. It’s one of the most popular destinations for date night and brunch. The unparalleled restaurant is rumored to be number one in Miami Spice selections.  

Book a stay at our Miami Beach hotel and not only will you be just minutes away from the mouth-watering restaurants, you’ll be able to unwind in one of our cozy, convenient upscale suites. Call 1.877.688.4232 to make a reservation at our South Beach hotel and get ready for a yummy stay.

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